Our new Auckland/Waikato venue is Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. This high quality training facility is about the same driving time from Auckland CBD for participants as Pukekohe Park (Now closed).


Terms and Conditions

Course Payment

Payment can be made by credit card, or internet banking. Cheques and cash are not accepted. All payments must be completed 15 working days prior to the date of the course (unless by prior arrangement with NADS). In the event of non-payment registration may be cancelled by us and payment the debt sought.

Change of Details

Please let us know any change of email, phone number in case we need to contact you.

Participant Requirements

Participants must have a valid Driver’s license which is recognised as suitable by NZTA for driving in New Zealand. Those on restricted licenses must have had a minimum of 3 months’ experience on a restricted license.

All Participants must have acceptable eyesight suitable for New Zealand roads and meeting NZTA’s eyesight requirements. All participants must not have a physical impairment which would normally prevent them from driving safely and conducting emergency stop exercises.

Two participants can both use the same vehicle on the “Drive to Survive” Course 1. Other courses require a vehicle per participant.

Participant Vehicles

Must be of a roadworthy condition, have current WOF and be registered for the road.

Vehicles accepted are cars, van, minibus’s, and Utes all under 5 tonne. No trucks, busses, or other large commercial type vehicles.

Booking Confirmations

Confirmations are automatically sent to “Order Contacts” and “Participants” at the time of the booking by email. Participants are also sent course information including directions to the venue booked. Any additional information or preparation required will also be listed on the course instructions.

Please check the “Order Confirmations” to ensure the information relates to the correct course and participant details are correct. Participants will be sent immediately booking confirmations, diary notes and reminders a month prior, a week prior, and the day prior.

Minimum Course Numbers and Course Cancellations

All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we may have to cancel and will let you know by email. Please check your emails regularly.

If a course is cancelled, we may transfer you to the next one available or you’ll receive a full refund. If you are transferred and the new dates don’t suit, a full refund will be made but please let us know immediately.

Payment Terms

Payment is required a minimum of 15 working days prior to the event date. Your event registration(s) is not confirmed until payment is received.

Cancellation, Transfers, and Participant Change Policies

  • No charge for transfers or cancellations more than 10 working days prior to a course. Please email requests.
  • No refunds or transfers within 10 full working days prior to the course.
  • If rebooking is required outside the free transfer window a heavily discounted rate is used.
  • Drivers can be substituted up until the day of the course at no charge. Notify us with replacement’s name and email address.

Private courses arranged to run specially for companies are not subject to the above cancellation policy. Cancellation can only be made by arrangement with NADS.

Participant change…

  • You can change the participant on an event to another person at any time as long as they are eligible to undertake that course.

Event Cancellations

If an event does not reach minimum numbers or, for some other unavoidable reason is cancelled, the fee will be refunded in full or a transfer option to next available course will be offered.