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New Zealand Driving Information 

Driving Licence Requirements in New Zealand

The driving licence requirements in New Zealand state that you must have a full driving licence that is valid in your country of residence.

New Zealand Age Restrictions

To hire a car in New Zealand, you must be at least 21 years old (age may vary by car category) and have held your license for 1 year. Drivers under the age of 25 may incur a young driver surcharge.

New Zealand Driving Distances

  • Auckland to Kerikeri - 242kms (3hours/10mins)

  • Wellington to Palmerston North - 142kms (2hours)

  • Christchurch to Greymouth - 240kms (3hours/15mins)

New Zealand Road Rules and Petrol Stations

General New Zealand driving information, laws rules and regulations:

  • Driving in New Zealand is on the left hand side of the road.

  • Seat belts when driving a hire car in New Zealand are mandatory.

  • The use of a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, with the exception of a hands-free system.

  • Drivers are to carry at all times while driving, a valid driver?s licence, registration documents and insurance documents.

  • Petrol stations in New Zealand generally open from 7am to 10pm with some stations in major cities and on the highway open 24 hours.

New Zealand Tolls

When driving a car hire in Auckland you will come across toll roads.

Parking Information for New Zealand

Parking metres are available in most cities. There are paid parking lots available in many metropolitan areas.

New Zealand One-Way Car Hire

Domestic one-way car hire is available between locations on the same island with a 3 day minimum. If you are travelling between the North and South islands, please notify us at time of booking so we can arrange to split your rental between the two islands.

With your car hire in Christchurch it is important that you have looked through some of the above New Zealand driving information, rules and regulations to ensure you have the safest possible journey.


Auckland car hire starting at ú20 /per day*

*Rates shown are per day, based upon a 7-day car hire. Taxes and additional surcharges may apply.

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