Call for regional and rural Australians to rectify problem cars.
Thousands of vehicles still need potentially lethal devices replaced.
Industry urges Aussie motorists to conduct a simple online search and discover if the airbag inflators in their cars need replacing.
Motorists across ditch urged to find out if their car has a faulty inflator.
Owners of vehicles with alpha-type airbags will have a shock next year.
Regional stats show scale of airbag issue in communities.
The NZTA is prohibiting vehicles with any outstanding Takata recalls.
Compliance changes take effect from 1 November.