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Topic # 228814 23-Jan-2018 19:03
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Hi All,

 

 

 

I got a rego fine from AT, I parked down the road from the post office in the city to get a re print of my rego as the one that came in the post was water damaged.
I removed the rego card and went on my way to get a re print, The post office was closed so I got a coffee went back to the car and proceeded to find an open post office.
Saw a rego fine on the window and here we are.

If I had of left the rego in the window I would have been compliant or fined for a damaged or hard to read rego fine.


Is it not the NZTA/Police job to enforce registration anyhiw, How can a local body with zero affiliation to registration fine you for not displaying it?

Regardless of such, how should I approach this. I am not paying this full stop

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  Reply # 1945650 23-Jan-2018 19:11
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Send them a copy of the receipt for a purchased rego with the attacked story?





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  Reply # 1945651 23-Jan-2018 19:14
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Certainly expect them to waive the infringement when you write in and explain that the car was actually registered and you were obtaining a new label!

 

AT. i.e. Auckland Council have always had delegated authority to issue infringement notices for registration. Otherwise nobody would bother registering at all as the police have better things to do with their highly trained staff...

 

... such as setting up speed traps catching Ma and Pop doing 105 in a passing lane...

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1945712 23-Jan-2018 20:33
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I've been ticketed while waiting for new rego to arrive in the post, wrote in and it was waived.





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  Reply # 1945754 23-Jan-2018 21:03
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Not a big deal. Don't panic! Just write in calmy and explain the situation. Don't make threats. They ticketed you legitimately, they couldn't have known you were reprinting, just explain and they will waive it. 

 

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  Reply # 1945762 23-Jan-2018 21:09
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I would include a photo of the damaged one and the receipt or a copy of the new one.

 

Technically you committed an offence by having a car on the road without displaying a current licence label in the prescribed manner, but they would be pretty heartless and petty under the circumstances to push the point.  If they refuse to waive the fine you can ask for a hearing at the district court and plead your case there, but hopefully that won't be necessary.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1945768 23-Jan-2018 21:22
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AT have given me more tickets for this than the police.

 

I've always found it a little on the nose.. parking wardens maintaining all things...

 

Little hard on the street, but in say a AT park at a train station... it lists having a registered and warranted car to legally park in some form (i forget the exact wording)

 

 

 

Just write them and it will be sweet.





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  Reply # 1945781 23-Jan-2018 22:06
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Think a lot of local bodies have discovered it costs them more in seat-time reversing such things that the foot leggers will actively make inquiries (often on smart devices) if the car is in, or out, and by how much to make better judgement.

 

Clearly not AT

 

 

 

Can still do you for failure to display, being on their turf. But it's hardly worth it for cars covered that have suffered head fall-out or highspeed cornering :P


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  Reply # 1945811 24-Jan-2018 05:45
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I had something like that happen to me (years ago however).  I wrote in explaining what had happen and why i did not have it displayed. Took a photo copy of it (or you could just take a picture) and sent it away and they waved it.  


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  Reply # 1945815 24-Jan-2018 06:26
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Don't write to them!

 

I wrote to them once and now they ring me up at all hours of the day and night and make me go to Countdown to buy iTunes gift cards for them.

 

The last $1,000 of Gift Cards I thought was the end of the matter, but it turns out they had miscalculated the fine and last night I got another call and I need to send them $2,000 of Gift Cards now before they've wavie the fine.

 

Be careful.


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  Reply # 1945822 24-Jan-2018 07:35
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LOL! It happens.

 

 


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  Reply # 1945824 24-Jan-2018 07:47
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I’m notoriously useless at sorting out my rego before it expires. I’ve had a few fines waived once I demonstrated I’d paid the rego and the new rego was in the post. For me at least it’s been a pretty straight forward process.

The last time I forgot to display my rego i even got a warning notice rather than a fine from the warden.

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  Reply # 1945868 24-Jan-2018 09:49
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They have a specific option on the website where you pay fines to dispute it. All you need to do is provide evidence and explain, pretty straightforward..

 

I got a ticket for no rego a couple of months ago, I didn't realize until I went to clean my windows on the motorway and it went flying off. I'm still waiting for a reminder notice so I can dispute it :/


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  Reply # 1945877 24-Jan-2018 09:58
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networkn:

 

It wasn't personal. Don't take it personally.

 

 

I wonder if this should be the new ethos for the Internet.





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  Reply # 1945878 24-Jan-2018 10:00
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antoniosk:

 

networkn:

 

It wasn't personal. Don't take it personally.

 

 

I wonder if this should be the new ethos for the Internet.

 

 

Oh, great, so kind of you to attack those of us who don't think this should be the new ethos for the Internet.

 

Before you try to waltz into my life and screw it all up, why not stop, take a minute and think about how this affects me personally??

 

This was very inconsiderate.




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  Reply # 1945899 24-Jan-2018 10:32
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I have emailed them advising that I was after a reprint and I obtained it that day (Still have proof of purchase for it) 
Will update once I have a response. I was polite in writing. I did not receive an email confirmation so I had a feeling I entered the wrong email address.

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