The law only provides for some exemptions to certain legal requirements.
Read our exemption information carefully to see if you might be able to get an exemption and what you need to do to apply.
Kiwis driving overseas
Information you should know if you are a New Zealander planning on driving in an overseas country.
Life after driving
It can be difficult to adjust to life after driving, but there are ways you can stay mobile or get support if you need it.
If you don’t want to drive anymore
People decide to stop driving for any number of reasons. Many people make this decision as a normal part of life, especially if driving is becoming inconvenient, difficult or stressful.
Improving the driver licensing system
We’re working to improve the driver licensing system. The Driver Licensing Improvement Programme is leading this mahi alongside other government agencies, with support from community organisations.
Latitude Financial Services data incident
Latitude Financial Services (also trading as GEM Finance in New Zealand) is an Australian and New Zealand finance company. They recently advised customers of a cyberattack which may have resulted in unauthorised access to personal customer information held by the company.