“Our mission is to reduce the number of road crashes and facilitate a patient centric care model that reduces the socio economic impact of road crashes in New Zealand. We will achieve this by working with the community and stakeholders to support a road system free of deaths, serious injuries and harm.”


National Road Trauma Award Logo

We are pleased to advise nominations are now open for the New Zealand Road Safety, Emergency Response and Heath Care Awards. These Awards are a nationalisation of the Canterbury Road Trauma Awards.

Nominations close on Sunday, 12 September at 11.59pm.


Werner Pretorius, Board Chair

It is with a great privilege to formally announce our new Board Chair, Werner Pretorius.

Werner is a chartered Civil Engineer and Transport Planner by training with 11 years of sound professional experience in Transport System Planning, Developing Complex Data Solutions, Strategic Planning & Transport Modelling, Business Case Development, Cross-Sector Planning, Traffic Engineering, Integrated Land Use & Transport Planning, and Transit-Oriented Development He has worked as Lead/Senior Consultant on various high profile projects, working with a variety of public and private sector clients in Africa, Europe and New Zealand.

On behalf of the Trust, we warmly welcome Werner Pretorius to this important role.

Video : About the Road Traffic Accident Trauma Charitable Trust trading as National Road Trauma Centre