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The only vehicles that can be registered as left-hand drive and driven on New Zealand roads are those that belong to one of the specific categories that are permitted by law.
A temporary vehicle import is where a vehicle is brought into New Zealand by a resident of another country, usually for a maximum of 12 months, while remaining registered in its country of origin.
The requirements for importing vehicles belonging to immigrants that do not meet the frontal impact and emissions standards, as well as electronic stability control and advance brake system requirements.
The requirements for importing certain vehicles that do not meet frontal impact or emissions standards.