Why choose an MTA member?
Choosing an MTA assured member pays off in many ways. Like the high standards all of our members must meet, our commitment to safer motoring, shaping New Zealand's automotive industry and supporting those who work in it. And that’s just the start. Discover why you're better off with us.
MTA Customer Promise
As a customer of an MTA member, you can expect the very best in service. All MTA members sign up to our Customer Promise and Code of Ethics. Along with Mediation and specialist warranties, you're guaranteed professional, fair and thorough service from MTA and your automotive professional.
At MTA, we're looking at 'Our Footprint'; what we can do as a company to encourage sustainability, help protect our environment and make a difference to New Zealand's ecological footprint. Incorporating green initiatives into the culture of the automotive industry is a step in the right direction.
The MTA Story
Established in 1917, MTA has developed from a small organisation to become the largest automotive industry body in New Zealand, representing over 3,800 automotive businesses and acting as a strong advocate for motorists.
We have a bunch of hard working, experienced specialists who are charged with helping MTA serve our members and the wider New Zealand public in the very best way possible. Everyone that serves the MTA have a passion for this industry.
When it comes to law changes that affect the auto-industry and motorists, MTA is a strong advocate. In this section, you’ll find recent submissions we've made following our consultation with relevant specialty groups.
We're Here to Help
Join the MTA Family
If you fix, fuel, buy, sell and inspect vehicles then why not find out how the MTA can help you. Our members have access to numerous resources, services and support to ensure running your business is that much easier. Find out how you can benefit significantly and enjoy the trust kiwi motorists place with us every day.
This section is all about how to help our New Zealand motorists by providing helpful information, such as vehicle maintenance and safety tips, keeping you and your vehicle rolling.
Buyer beware of flood damaged vehicles in private sales
(2 February 2023). Aucklanders and people in Northern regions looking to buy a second-hand car through a private sale should get the vehicle thoroughly checked by a professional, the Motor Trade Association (MTA) says. The warning comes after thousands of vehicles were caught in this week’s devastating flooding.