VTNZ has admitted to using an inferior brake testing method on island vehicles. Photo Emma Haas.

An inferior method of heavy vehicle brake testing on Waiheke was employed for 18 months from March 2017.

Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) runs an offsite location on the island where it operates three to four days a fortnight to enable commercial vehicles to be tested and certified without having to travel to Auckland.

Sophie Boladeras

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