Industry Events


2019 RTFNZ Conference - Wairakei Resort, Taupo 

24-25 September 2019 at the Wairakei Resort in Taupo. This will be an important conference as our speakers focus on mental health and wellbeing, and on the old chestnut of how to engage the next generation in our workforce. Our keynote speaker is Australian truck operator Craig Membrey.

We also will enjoy MC Ben Hurley and economist Cameron Bagrie. Hon Phil Twyford, Minister of Transport will be addressing us, as will Hon Shane Jones as Minister of Economic Development.  

CLICK HERE for full information and to register.

Road Transport Hall of Fame - 27th September 2019

Friday 27th September is a date for the calendar. The annual Road Transport Hall of Fame is a great night of celebration and networking. Starting at 5:30pm at the Bill Richardson Transport World museum, Invercargill. The event is formal/ black tie and tickets are $225 each which includes dinner and drinks. 

CLICK HERE for full information and to purchase tickets.

TMC (Technical, Maintenance, Safety Conference) 
14th - 16th October 2019 

TMC has nearly 25 years of history and is the biggest event in Australia focusing on heavy vehicle maintenance and technical issues. TMC gives delegates the opportunity to design their own program, with high level technical sessions, compliance forums, and supplier-led product training workshops.

Tour cost: $1990
Includes: airfares, accommodation (1 bed apartment within walking distance) and conference registration.

Departs NZ Sunday 13th October, return late Wednesday orThursdaymorning. Flight dates & times can be flexible depending on availability.

Deposit 50% ($995) is required to confirm your space with the balance due 20th September 2019

This conference is suitable for Fleet Operators, Owners, Mechanics and HR personal.


16th - 19th May 2019

A huge thanks to the 75 people who came on the first Trucking New Zealand Tour to the Brisbane Truck Show, it was a fantastic trip! Thank you to Volvo Australia and Penske Australia for hosting factory tours, Teletrac Navman for providing hospitality at the Networking Function and Brisbane Truck Show organisers for providing VIP tickets to the show.

Here is a round up of the tour: CLICK HERE

Trucking Industry Summit 2019

Thank you to all those that attended the 2019 Summit. 

PDF Presentation Links:

NZTA Presentation

CVST Presentation

WORKSAFE Presentation

The contact details of presenters and suppliers have been emailed to registered delegates. Please email us if you have any queries:


Rollover Prevention Workshops

NZTA have teamed up with Associations and RTFNZ to hold workshops for drivers, to give them the most up-to-date information to help them prevent truck rollovers.

These seminars are free for Association members.

CLICK HERE to view upcoming locations and dates.

If you wish to hold a seminar please complete this form and send it to 

Safety MAN Road Safety Truck - Healthy Truck Driver Program

Request a visit from the Safety MAN Road Safety Truck to put your drivers through the Healthy Truck Driver program. For more information and bookings, visit the Safety MAN website.

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