To obtain a HPMV permit apply online at NZ Transport Agency ( NZTA).
Please note: HPMV permits are no longer issued by Waitaki District Council. Any existing HPMV permits issued by Waitaki District Council shall run their course until the expiry date.
Useful information before applying for a permit from NZTA
|Unsealed roads (without bridges) |
|All rural roads||Class 1 vehicles |
(45-46 tonne and 50MAX)
|All rural roads (with the exception of posted bridges) are available to Class 1 vehicles. |
- All roads with posted bridge weights are not permitted for HPMVs.
- HPMVs require a permit to cross a non-posted bridge that is on a rural unsealed road.
- Adhere to posted speed restrictions across bridges.
Approved HPMV route maps