While The official New Zealand road code for motorcyclists is carefully checked to ensure it is accurate at the time of publication, changes to legislation may mean that some information becomes out of date.
If any changes have been made since the last printed version, they'll be summarised on this page.
The latest version of The Official New Zealand road code for motorcyclists is 2019/2020.
For updates to our other road codes, see the relevant pages:
Removed the following text:
See pages 95-97 for more information about carrying loads on a motorcycle.
Removed this text:
You will need to be at least 18 years of age and have held your restricted driver licence for at least:
And replaced it with this text:
You must be at least 18 years of age and have held your restricted licence for at least 18 months.'