If you're not using your vehicle on the road for at least three months, you can apply for a temporary exemption from the requirement to continually license your vehicle (rego).
If your vehicle has reached the end of its life, or is unable to be used on New Zealand roads, then you need to cancel the vehicle's registration.
If your vehicle has come to the end of its life and you'll be taking or selling it to a wrecker, you need to make sure you do a few things.
What to do when you have made an insurance claim against your vehicle.
© 2018 NZ Transport Agency, all rights reserved
New Zealand Government