Our History Our History

Our History

Beginning as a state owned enterprise in 1994, VTNZ is now a privately owned organisation. Here are the key moments in our history.

1994

VTNZ begins as a State Owned Enterprise, growing to 52 branches in five years.

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1999

VTNZ is privatised and purchased by MTA (Motor Trade Association).

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2008

After purchasing OnRoad in 2004. All OnRoad branches are rebranded to VTNZ.

 

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2009

New advertising, new look. VTNZ gets local celebrities to bring convenience, independence and safety to the forefront in our advertising.

2013

DEKRA SE purchases 60% of MTA shares in VTNZ.

 

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2014

VTNZ is the Overall Winner of the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Awards and wins the Best Enterprise category.

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2015

VTNZ takes over practical driver testing in New Zealand and develops a ‘first of it’s kind’ mobile application tool to record practical driver tests.

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2015

VTNZ again wins the IBM Kenexa Best Workplaces Award for Enterprise category.

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2016

VTNZ launches a brand refresh, new advertising campaign and website to show case our best assets – our people.

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