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Road user charges: Light vehicles (Factsheet 38)

Published: 01 Jul 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 38
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The information in this factsheet applies to all vehicles of 3.5 tonnes or less powered by fuel not taxed at source.

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Factsheet index (Factsheet 60)

Published: 01 Jul 2014
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

The NZ Transport Agency's factsheets provide information on transport safety, standards and processes.

All our factsheets are available on this web site and can be printed directly from the site.

Many of our factsheets are also available from the Transport Agency's agents and regional offices in a...

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Older drivers: Licence renewal (Factsheet 57)

Published: 01 Jun 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 57
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet explains what older drivers need to do to renew their driver licence. It provides helpful information outlining medical requirements and when you may need to do a practical driving test, advises what you need to bring for your renewal and where you need to go.

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Importing a left-hand drive vehicle (Factsheet 12)

Published: May 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheets 12
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet lists the requirements for importing a left-hand drive vehicle into New Zealand.

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Importing a vehicle temporarily (Factsheet 35)

Published: Apr 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 35
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet explains what to do when you import a vehicle from overseas for a period of time. A temporary vehicle import is where a vehicle is brought into New Zealand by a resident of another country, usually for a maximum of 12 months, while remaining registered in its country of origin.

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Alcohol interlocks (Factsheet 58)

Published: Apr 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 58
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet outlines the alcohol interlock programme.

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Learning to ride: Getting your motorcycle licence (Factsheet 28)

Published: Mar 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 28
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet tells you how to get your motorcycle licence. It outlines the three graduated stages, the process to get each stage and any conditions which you must comply with when riding.

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Cycles: Road rules and equipment (Factsheet 1)

Published: Feb 2014
  • Also known as: Factsheet 1
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet is for cyclists who share the roads with motor vehicles. If you are a cyclist, then for your own safety, and the safety of other road users, you must follow the road rules for cycle riders, and you must have the right equipment.

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Importing a motor vehicle (Factsheet 44)

Published: Dec 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 44
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet should be read in conjunction with Factsheet 44a and Factsheet 44b. New Zealand allows the import of 'used' vehicles, provided the vehicle meets applicable standards, safety and emissions requirements. There must also be acceptable proof of ownership and standards compliance. These things are checked in the process known as entry certification. Entry certifiers are...

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Vehicles subject to insurance claims (Factsheet 76)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet covers the commonly asked questions when an insurance claim has been made on a vehicle, and what steps should be taken once the claim is made.

  • Also known as: Factsheet 72
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet explains how to convert an overseas driver licence to a New Zealand driver licence. It outlines what is required and also lists which countries are exempt from sitting the theory and/or practical test.

This publication has been updated to reflect the two changes to the give way rules that came into effect on 25 March 2012. Go to

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Disabilities and driving (Factsheet 31)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 31
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet provides information for drivers with disabilities. It gives general advice on some common disabilities and the impact they may have on obtaining or retaining your driver licence.

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P endorsements for carrying passengers (Factsheet 42)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 42
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet advises when you need to have a passenger endorsement on your driver licence (eg when driving a bus or taxi) and provides information on how to get one.

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Limited licences (Factsheet 50)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 50
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet is for people who have been disqualified or suspended from driving. It explains what happens when your licence is suspended or disqualified; limited licences (who can get one and how to apply); and how to get your licence back once your suspension or disqualification has ended.

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F endorsements for driving forklifts (Factsheet 10)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 10
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet advises when you need to have a forklift endorsement on your driver licence and provides information on how to get one.

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Diabetes and driving (Factsheet 16)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 16
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet provides information for drivers with diabetes. It gives advice on some of the risks and precautions for diabetic drivers and outlines limitations and conditions which may apply to your licence when you are driving.

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Identification for driver licensing (Factsheet 20)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 20
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet advises what documents are acceptable as proof of your identity, address and change of name. When you are applying for a licence, renewing your licence or when you want to change the name on your licence you need to provide evidence of your identity and address.

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Vision and driving (Factsheet 25)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 25
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet advises safe recommendations for drivers and provides information relating to vision checks when applying for or renewing your licence. Good vision is essential for road safety.

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Overseas travel by New Zealand driver licence holders (Factsheet 65)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 65
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet provides information for New Zealand licence holders travelling or intending to travel overseas. It provides helpful advice on your entitlement to drive overseas; renewing or replacing your New Zealand driver licence while overseas and your entitlement to drive in New Zealand when you return if your New Zealand licence has expired while you were overseas.

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Heavy vehicle driver licences (Factsheet 70)

Published: Nov 2013
  • Also known as: Factsheet 70
  • ISBN: ISSN 1172-0689 (print) ISSN 1172-0778 (online)
  • Author: NZ Transport Agency

This factsheet tells you how to get a licence for a heavy vehicle (eg truck or truck and trailer). It outlines the different vehicle weights covered by each heavy vehicle class and the process to progress to a higher class. It provides helpful information relating to medical and eyesight requirements, advises what you need to bring and where you need to go.