Who we are
VIA is the business association that represents the interests of
the wider trade involved in importing, preparing, wholesaling and
retailing the majority of used vehicles imported from Japan,
Singapore and other jurisdictions.
VIA members include importers, wholesalers, Japanese auction
companies and exporters, shipping companies, inspection agencies,
NZ Government-contracted Transport Service Delivery Agents, ports
companies, compliance shops and other service providers to the
VIA provides legal and technical advice to
the trade, and liaises closely with the relevant government
departments, including Ministry of Business, Innovation and
Employment NZ, Transport Agency, Ministry of Transport, NZ Customs
Service, Ministry for Primary Industries, Ministry of Consumer
Affairs, Commerce Commission, Energy Efficiency & Conservation
Authority, Ministry for Environment etc.