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Regional Transport Committee

Regional Transport Committee

Updated 11 August 2017 10:29am

The Regional Transport Committee is comprised of two persons who represent the Greater Wellington Regional Council, one person who represents each of the eight territorial authorities of the region and one person who represents the New Zealand Transport Agency.

The Committee promotes the objectives of the Land Transport Management Act 2003 within the region, linking it to other regions of New Zealand and other transport systems.


Regional Transport Committee
GWRC Membership


Cr Barbara Donaldson (Chair)

Cr Chris Laidlaw (Deputy Chair)

Other membership

Carterton District Council

Mayor John Booth

Kapiti Coast District Council

Mayor K Gurunathan

Hutt City Council 

Mayor Ray Wallace

Masterton District Council

Mayor Lyn Patterson

Porirua City Council

Mayor Mike Tana

South Wairarapa District Council

Mayor Viv Napier

Upper Hutt City Council

Mayor Wayne Guppy

Wellington City Council

Cr Calvi-Freeman


Emma Speight



- Promotes the objectives of the Land Transport
  Management Act
- Regional Land Transport Strategy
- Wellington Regional Land Transport Programme

Terms of reference


Regional Transport Committee Terms of Reference