| ||These are the Parking and Traffic
||Date of effect
| ||These regulations are effective from
1 January 2006.
| ||In these regulations
| ||campus means
the physical grounds occupied by the University of Waikato
| ||parking attendant means any
staff member authorised by the Head of Facilities Management to
enforce these regulations.
| ||These regulations apply to
the driving, riding and parking of vehicles and bicycles on campus,
by staff, students and members of the public.
| ||(1)|| ||Prime access to buildings and other
facilities is reserved for pedestrians and disabled persons in wheelchairs.
Cyclists are therefore not permitted to ride on access-ways that
are signposted, or recognised, as access-ways for pedestrian and wheelchair
| ||(2)|| ||On pedestrian/cyclist dual use access-ways,
cyclists must give priority and right of way to pedestrian and wheelchair
||Safety and parking
| ||(1)|| ||Drivers and cyclists must drive and
ride safely at all times. They must obey all traffic and parking
signs and markings. They must also comply with any directions given
by parking attendants.
| ||(2)|| ||Except with the approval of a parking
attendant, no person other than an authorised driver of a University
service vehicle may drive, park or ride over a grassed area or footpath.
| ||(3)|| ||While the University makes reasonable
provision for vehicle parking, it is under no obligation to make
provision for the vehicles of all those wishing to park on the campus.
| ||(4)|| ||The University reserves the right
to make a charge for parking facilities.
| ||(5)|| ||Motorcycles and motor scooters may
be parked only in the areas signposted for motorcycles and motor
| ||(6)|| ||Bicycles may be parked only in cycle-racks
or purpose-built cycle sheds, and must not be taken into any University
| ||(7)|| ||Vehicles owned by current University
of Waikato employees and displaying a University parking permit
may be parked in signposted 'Permit Holders Only' areas. Otherwise,
vehicles may be parked only in 'General Parking' areas.
| ||(8)|| ||All vehicles parked on the campus
must be parked in marked bays.
| ||(9)|| ||No person may park a vehicle in the
same parking bay for longer than 48 hours without prior permission
from a parking attendant.
| ||(10)|| ||A named car park may be used only
by the person with the corresponding name or designation.
||Parking for people with mobility-related impairments
| ||Accessible parking spaces (outlined
in yellow and displaying the wheelchair symbol) are provided for
use by people with mobility-related impairments. These parking spaces
may be used only by holders of Operation Mobility permits issued
by the CCS or Temporary Mobility Parking Permits issued by the University's
Disability Support Service (located at the Medical Centre).
||Authority of parking attendants and Security Manager
| ||(1)|| ||A person who, in relation to a parking
or traffic matter, is requested by a parking attendant to provide
his or her name or address must do so honestly and within the requested
| ||(2)|| ||Parking attendants have authority
to issue infringement notices to people who breach these regulations
and to immobilise their vehicles. A vehicle that has been immobilised
will be released only on payment of the fee prescribed in the infringement
notice, or on completion of an "Acknowledgement of Unpaid Fines" form.
| ||(3)|| ||Parking attendants have authority
to impose a penalty charge on any person who removes or otherwise
interferes with immobilisation equipment.
| ||(4)|| ||If a vehicle is parked in a manner
that is dangerous or obstructs access, the Security Manager has
authority to arrange for that vehicle to be towed away by a licensed
vehicle recovery operator; the cost of retrieving a towed vehicle
falls to the owner of the vehicle.
||At the discretion of the Security
Manager, an alleged breach of these regulations by a student may
be referred to the Vice-Chancellor for investigation under the University's Student
Discipline Regulations 2012.
| ||(2)|| ||At the discretion of the Security
Manager, an alleged breach of these regulations by a staff member
may be referred to the Vice-Chancellor for investigation under the
University's Staff Code of Conduct.
| ||(3)|| ||At the discretion of the Security
Manager, an alleged breach of these regulations may be referred
for investigation to the NZ Police.
| ||(1)|| ||A person may appeal against any decision
under these regulations
| ||(a)|| ||if the decision was made by a parking
attendant, to the Security Manager
| ||(b)|| ||if the decision was made by the Security
Manager, to the Head of Facilities Management.
| ||(2)|| ||An appeal under these regulations
must be submitted in writing within 14 days of the date of the decision.
| ||(3)|| ||The decision of the Security Manager
or the Head of Facilities Management under subsection (1) is final.