State of National Emergency important notice

State of National Emergency


Police service update

Recent arrivals to New Zealand will receive a text message from Police to check they are complying will all self-isolation requirements.

Police is assisting the Medical Officer of Health to ensure all those who have arrived since 1am on Monday 16 March are self-isolating as instructed.

The text message will come from 4511.

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What are the fines for speeding?

What are the fines for speeding?

Speeding fines increase progressively from $30 for speeds less than 10 km/h over the limit, to a maximum fine of $630 for speeds up to 50km/h over the limit.

At more than 40 km/h above the speed limit you could also get a 28-day licence suspension.

At more than 50 km/h over the limit you could be charged with careless, dangerous or reckless driving. 

The amount of your infringement fine will depend on how far over the speed limit you are going. 

How far over the speed limit Infringement fine
10km/h or less $30
11-15km/h $80
16-20km/h $120
21-25km/h $170
26-30km/h $230
31-35km/h $300
36-40km/h $400
41-45km/h $510
46-50km/h $630
The information on this page is a general guide only. It is not the source of the law and should not be used in place of authoritative legal documents.

In addition to a fine, you will also incur demerit points. 

Find out about the demerit points related to speeding.