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What can I ride?

The Basic Handling Skills Certificate is a prerequisite in obtaining the NZ Class 6 (Motorcycle) Learner Licence. 

After completing this course, you will be able to apply for their NZ Class 6 Learner Licence. The Motorcycle Learner Licence must be held for a minimum of 6 months prior to applying for the NZ Class 6 Restricted Licence. 

Want to test your Road Code knowledge? Follow the link to view the Road Code

PLEASE NOTE: You are NOT licenced to ride on the road until you have gained your NZ Class 6 Learner Licence. 

Your bike must be compliant with the "Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme" as from the 1 October 2012 bikes will be rated on a power to weight ratio. Some 250cc motorcycles now fall outside the power to weight criteria

For a list of LAMS approved more than 250cc motorcycles. Click Here

For a list of LAMS prohibited 250cc motorcycles.                  Click Here

In late 2013, the NZ Transport Agency expects to introduce a competency based training and assessment (CBTA) course as an alternative path to progress through the restricted and full licensing stages. Once developed, applicants who successfully complete this course will be able to present a CBTA certificate at the agent in lieu of some graduated licensing system requirements.