New Zealand Motoring Articles

The NZS.com New Zealand motoring section contains articles on cars, car dealers, automotive technology, road safety, motor racing, and buying or selling vehicles in New Zealand.

Feed your love of all things car related with articles on New Zealand cars and motoring. Drivers nationwide can read about the latest innovations in automotive technology, motor racing, caring for your car, rental cars and driving safely on New Zealand roads.


Tips For Buying A Motorcycle

Buy a second hand motorbike the safe way, with our guide to shopping for quality used New Zealand motorcycles. Don’t get taken for a ride when buying a New Zealand motorcycle.

New Zealand Aircraft History

With the end of WWII, large numbers of ex-military aircraft passed into civilian hands. Attrition over the years coincided with a booming interest from enthusiasts, and by the 1970s, ‘ex-air force’ had become ‘classic’. Since then, a number of internationally recognised classic aircraft collections have been established in New Zealand.

Boat Insurance

Looking for a boat insurance provider? Wondering what marine insurance can cover, and what it won’t cover? Read on for more information about boat insurance in New Zealand.

Road Safety

Follow our top ten New Zealand road safety tips to make sure you drive safe when traveling. Safe driving can save lives and help to reduce the number of lives lost on our roads.

Learn To Drive – Online

Learning to drive can be a very stressful experience, not just for the student, but also for the teacher. This article provides you with the information to help you to be as prepared as you can throughout the process of obtaining a drivers license for a car.

Petrol Saving Tips

If the price of petrol or diesel is really starting to eat a hole in your pants and not just your wallet, you’re not alone. This article discusses how to save petrol with your car, and alternatives to driving which will help your wallet.

Limited Licences

What is a limited work licence? Do you need one? Do you qualify for one? Find out more in this article.

Flight Training In New Zealand

Training for private and commercial pilot licenses is available at many flying schools throughout the country. Learning to fly in a Tiger Moth at the local aero club is now a thing of the past, and flight training in New Zealand is now a multi-million dollar business, training student pilots from all over the world.

How To Obtain A Motorcycle Licence

This article describes the four stages of licencing required to obtain the Class 6 Motorcycle licence. How much it will cost, the difference between a motorcycle and a moped, helpful advice, observations based on personal experience, and links to sites that will assist a prospective rider to improve their riding skills.

Hybrid Cars

Hybrid cars in New Zealand are part of the global shift towards a cleaner, greener way of living. New Zealand hybrid cars are available to drivers who want a vehicle that is kind to the environment, fuel efficient and cheap to run. Read on for information on hybrid vehicles currently available and the benefits of driving a green machine.