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Learn to Drive

Learning to drive or supporting someone on their journey to becoming a licensed driver? This page provides an overview of the pathway to getting your license, driver education tips, useful resources, and links for learning to drive.

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DRIVE website

DRIVE is a free website and online learning tool to help young people become safe, skilled and licensed drivers.

Developed by Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and ACC, DRIVE is designed to help people who need to learn how to drive, as well as people who teach others how to drive. Visit, check them out on Facebook or follow the links below.

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Learner drivers

Find everything you need here for your learner licence – including the road code and free, official practice tests.

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Restricted drivers

Find everything you need to know to pass your restricted licence including the free Drive Go app.

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Full licence

Find everything you need for preparing for your driving test to get your full licence.

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Teaching someone to drive

Find coaching guides and resources to help you teach someone to drive.

Cruisin' with Chrissy - Driver Licensing Resource

Chris Leppien is a qualified driving instructor and Senior Constable for New Zealand Police who has mentored and helped people across her community pass their driving tests. Chris teamed up with RoadSafe Hawke’s Bay to develop a comprehensive set of education videos and tip sheets which are available free of charge.

See Cruisin’ with Chrissy – Driver Education.

If you’re looking for road safety resources, check out Road Safety in Action

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