This is where the 33 new speed cameras are being installed this month

New Zealand 01/09/2017

Work has begun on 33 new speed cameras to be erected around the country in an attempt to lower the rate of crashes, deaths and injuries.

They are a part of a $10 million camera expansion programme across the country which will eventually see 56 fixed cameras placed at high risk sites in New Zealand.

However superintendent Steve Greally insists police aren't interested in gathering fines.

"With the expansion programme we'd be delighted to issue zero fines, which costs us money and we don't get a cent of anyway," he says.

"We're only interested in the impact they can have in encouraging people to slow down and get to their destination safely.

"This will also continue to be backed by other measures, such as maintaining a highly visible police presence on high risk routes and other enforcement tools. It's quite simple, if people drive at an appropriate and safe speed for the road and the conditions, they'll be in no danger of getting a ticket - or more importantly being involved in a crash."

New fixed speed camera locations:

  • Old North Rd, Kumeu, Waitemata
  • Twin Coast Discovery Highway, Kaiwaka, Northland 
  • Tamaki Drive, Parnell, Auckland City
  • Hillsborough Rd, Hillsborough, Auckland City
  • Great North Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland City
  • State Highway 2, Pukehina, Bay of Plenty
  • State Highway 1, Temuka, Canterbury
  • Leeston Rd, Springston, Canterbury
  • State Highway 3, Mokoia, Central
  • State Highway 56, Tiakitahuna, Central
  • Mahia Rd, Wattle Downs, Counties Manukau
  • Massey Rd, Mangere, Counties Manukau
  • Waiuku Rd, Mauku, Counties Manukau
  • Glenbrook Rd, Kingseat, Counties Manukau
  • Awhitu Rd, Karioitahi, Counties Manukau
  • Great North Rd, Kamo, Northland
  • Southern Motorway, Burnside, Dunedin
  • King Edward St, South Dunedin
  • Otatara Rd, New River Ferry, Southern
  • Serpentine Ave, Dunedin Central
  • Severn St, Oamaru
  • State Highway 2, Maramarua, Waikato
  • State Highway 2, Waikino, Waikato
  • Main Rd, Raglan, Waikato
  • State Highway 29, Te Poi, Waikato
  • Otorohanga Rd, Otorohanga, Waikato
  • State Highway 2, Waihi, Waikato
  • Te Awamutu-Cambridge Rd, Cambridge, Waikato
  • Coatesville Riverhead Highway, Coatesville, Waitemata
  • State Highway 1, Wellsford, Waitemata
  • State Highway 17, Albany Heights, Waitemata
  • Great North Rd, Henderson, Waitemata
  • Twin Coast Discovery Highway, Dome Valley, Waitemata
  • Rata St, New Lynn, Waitemata
  • East Coast Rd, Redvale, Waitemata 

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