Find images to help you promote New Zealand as a great place to cycle.

Browse our collection of vibrant photos showcasing kiwi landmarks and everyday New Zealanders cycling in a variety of settings.

Taken across five different urban areas – Auckland, Wellington, Palmerston North, Nelson and Christchurch – the images reflect the diversity of people who cycle and the changing landscape for cycling in New Zealand.

These resources are available free of charge for the purpose of  changing perceptions of cycling in New Zealand and making cycling a part of everyday life. They are an important part of our communications and engagement activity for cycling.

Using our photos

We’ve obtained third party licensing for the photos and are making them freely available to local councils and other partners who promote cycling activities in New Zealand. All we ask is for some details on the intended use. You’ll also need to read and agree to our terms and conditions.

View the complete collection of low-res, watermarked images in the photo library(external link)

Examples from categories available in the library:

Requesting photos

If you want to use these images, download our photo request form, fill it out and email it back to us at We'll then be in touch with instructions.

Cycling photo library(external link)
Photo request form [DOCX, 76 KB]

Please do not use the photos without first seeking permission from the NZ Transport Agency. View our terms and conditions.

If you have any questions or can't find what you're after, please contact us at