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Driving License

If the licence is not in English, you must carry an accurate English translation.

Distance Calculator

To help you know the distances and the time between two places.

Driving Test

These 66 questions are the essential Road Code rules you need to know to help keep yourself safe on NZ's roads.

Visa

The authorization request should be made only on the government site or on the official application.

  Travel authorization to be requested at least 72 hours before departure.

Preferred app over  website

Plug

Type i AS/NZ 3112

Pensez à prendre une multiprise pour brancher plusieurs appareils en même temps.

When leave?

  1. Summer is the best period from December to February
  2. Autumn with a beautiful day but cooler
  3. Very rainy winter especially in the south
  4. Spring still some rains

The North Island: 10-15 days of road trip.

J. Auckland to B. Paihia
                   230 Km   3 hours 10 mins

B. Paihia to C. Cape Reinga
210 km   2 hours 50 mins

C. Cape Reinga to D. Whangarei
 270 Km   2 hours 05 mins

D. Whangarei to J. Auckland
                    160 km    2 hours 17 mins

E. Auckland to F. Rotorua
                    430 Km   6 hours 40 mins  

F. Rotorua to G. Ohakume
                    210 km   2 hours 30 mins

G. Ohakume to H. Wellingtown
                    290 Km   3 hours 30 mins

H. Wellingtown to I. New Plymouth
                 350 km   4 hours  30 mins

I. New Plymouth to J. Auckland
                  360 Km   4 hours 30 mins

The tour of the 2 islands in +30 days

Combination of North and South Island road trips.

Plan the ferry crossing from Wellington to Picton (or vice versa) for a period of around 3 hours or 3 hours 30 depending on the company.


In green:
Hamilton to Matamata (Hobbiton village)
In black:
Dunedin - Te Anau via Invercargill
In red:
Wanaka - Greymouth via the Fox Glacier and Franz Josef Glacier

The South Island: 15-20 days of road trip.

A. Christchurch to B. Dunedin
                   360 km   4 hours 40 mins
 
B. Dunedin to C. Te Anau
                    289 km   3 hours 25 mins


C. Te Anau to D. Queenstown
                   270 Km   2 hours 05 mins

D. Queenstown to E. Wanaka
69 km    1 hour 4 mins

E. Wanaka to F. Lake Tekapo
                   200 Km   2 hours 20 mins
  
F. Lake Tekapo to Oxford
                    230 km   2 hours 30 mins

Oxford to G. Greymouth
                     206 Km   2 hours 40 mins


G. Greymouth to H. Motueka
                    372 km   4 hours  50 mins


H. Motueka to I. Blenheim
                    183 km   2 hours 50 mins


I. Blenheim to J. Akaroa
                     310 Km   3 hours 15 mins