Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand

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Civil Aviation Authority

Te Mana Rererangi Tūmatanui o Aotearoa
Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed 1992[1]
Jurisdiction New Zealand government
Headquarters Wellington
Employees 171.1 FTE (2007)[2]
Annual budget $26.9 million (2007)[2]
Minister responsible Gerry Brownlee, Minister of Transport
Agency executives Nigel Gould, Chairman, 2011-
Graeme Harris, Director of Civil Aviation
Parent agency Ministry of Transport
Child agency New Zealand Aviation Security Service
Website www.caa.govt.nz

The Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand (CAA) (Māori: Te Mana Rererangi Tūmatanui o Aotearoa) is the government agency tasked with establishing civil aviation safety and security standards in New Zealand. The CAA also monitors adherence to those standards and is responsible for enforcement proceedings. The authority carries out aviation accident and incident investigations in conjunction with the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC). CAA is also responsible for managing civilian pilot, aerodrome and aircraft licensing in New Zealand. The CAA has its headquarters in the Asteron Centre in Featherston Street, Wellington.[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief for Minister of Transport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand. March 2006. Retrieved 2008-07-31. 
  2. ^ a b "Annual Report 2007" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand. Retrieved 2008-07-31. 
  3. ^ "Contact Us." Civil Aviation Authority of New Zealand. Retrieved on 30 December 2013. "Location Level 15, Asteron Centre 55 Featherston Street Wellington 6011"

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