Welcome to the New Zealand Institute of Driver Educator’s website.

The NZIDE has been established for more than 45 years, as a non-profit National Organisation dedicated to raising and maintaining the professional standing of Driving Instructors in New Zealand. From the independent instructor to those teaching at larger driving schools, the N.Z.I.D.E. recognises that professional driving instructors are today’s link with tomorrows safer drivers.

Our Mission Statement

To promote and develop better driving standards among motorist and to promote greater road safety by the encouragement of better driving through professional instruction

To find out more about NZIDE membership and the great benefits on offer click here or for joining information visit the Join NZIDE page.


Cluster Group meetings:

These are being held by your delegate in your regions to discuss topics of interest to you.

To book in, or for more info please email your delegate as below:

In the Northern area email Harald   hleeuwenburgh@xtra.co.nz

In the Midlands area email April   april@aprilsdrivingschool.co.nz

In the Central area email Howard  sandhow@paradise.net.nz

In the upper South Island email Kevin kbannan@xtra.co.nz

In the Lower Southern Island email Duncan  duncan@2drivesafe.com

Professional Development Workshops

Dates for the next round of Professional development Workshops:

Auckland 11th February 2014

Wellington 4th March 2014

Hamilton 15th of April 2014

Christchurch 20th May 2014

Nelson TBA

National Conference

The next National Conference proposed date is 25th and 26th of July 2015 in Wellington.