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This page tells you who can drive on New Zealand roads, and what you need to have while driving.
You can convert to a New Zealand driver licence if you are here for more than a year or moving here permanently. This page tells you how.
If your overseas driver licence or permit isn't in English you will also need an accurate English translation.