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The principal purpose of the Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) is to determine the circumstances and causes of accidents and incidents with a view to avoiding similar occurrences in future, rather than to ascribe blame to any person. TAIC investigates significant aviation, rail, and marine accidents and incidents. TAIC does not investigate road events except when the circumstances may have significant implications for rail safety, for example. TAIC is a standing Commission of Inquiry and an independent Crown entity.

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RO-2014-103 Interim report - Thursday, July 24, 2014
Metropolitan passenger train, collision with stop block, Melling Station, Lower Hutt, 27 May 2014. Please click here to download report 

13-201 Final report published - Monday, June 30, 2014
Accommodation fire on board the log-carrier, Taokas Wisdom, Nelson, 11 July 2013 read more ...

Statement of Intent and Statement of Performance Expectations published - Friday, June 27, 2014
The Transport Accident Investigation Commission's Statement of Intent setting out its four-year strategy for the period 2014-2018, and its Statement of Performance Expectations for the 2014-2015 financial year have both been published (in .pdf format). 

RO-2013-102 Final report published - Thursday, June 26, 2014
Passenger train travelled with doors open, Wingate - Taita, 28 March 2013 read more ...

11-007 Final report published - Thursday, June 26, 2014
Descent below instrument approach minima, Christchurch International Airport, 29 October 2011 read more ...

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