If you don't meet all of these requirements, you must apply for a New Zealand driver licence to drive in New Zealand.
All drivers must know the road rules, what the road signs mean and how to drive safely. You can find out more in The official New Zealand road code.
If you'll be in New Zealand for more than a year, you need to obtain a New Zealand driver licence. If your overseas licence is still current or has expired less than 12 months ago you can apply to convert it to a New Zealand licence.
New Zealand road rules and driving behaviours may be different to those in your home country. For example:
All information provided by the New Zealand Transport Agency.
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