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Light goods vehicles

Light goods vehicles (class NA) includes goods vans and utes. 

Your vehicle must meet exhaust emissions requirements.

Requirements for light goods vehicles (class NA)

Vehicle has to meet standard if made on or after...

What sort of standard?

Under what legislation?

1 January 2006

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

27 February 2005

Installation standard for lighting on class NA vehicles
or
fitting requirements in Lighting Rule*

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 October 2002

Seats and seat anchorages (external link)

Land Transport Rule: Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002

1 March 1998

External projections (external link)

Land Transport Rule: External Projections 2001

1 January 1996

Light-vehicle brakes (external link)

Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

1 January 1996

Rear-view mirrors (external link)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

1 January 1996

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1992

Tyres and wheels (external link) **

Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

1 January 1992

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

1 January 1991

Glazing (external link)

Land Transport Rule: Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999

Varies

Seatbelts and seatbelt anchorages**

Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002

* The number, position and performance of lighting equipment on vehicles manufactured after 27 February 2005 must meet EITHER an installation standard OR the relevant requirements in 3.3, 4.3, 6.3, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 8.3 and 9.3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004. 

** Components that meet New Zealand requirements may be fitted to the vehicle after it arrives in the country.

Other requirements

Your vehicle has to be entry certified when it first arrives in New Zealand.

You must register and license your vehicle and take it for regular warrant of fitness inspections (or certificate of fitness if you use your vehicle commercially).

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