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Traffic signs

The traffic signs are located on the side or top of the road. They give directions on how we should behave on the road, so that the traffic can proceed safely and smoothly. Everyone must know the traffic signs!


The warning signs are placed to warn road users of a potentially dangerous traffic situation.


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for low-flying aircrafts

Warning for low-flying aircrafts


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for cattle on the road

Warning for cattle on the road


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for sheep on the road

Warning for sheep on the road


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a speed bump

Warning for a speed bump


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a bad road surface

Warning for a bad road surface


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for children

Warning for children


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Give way to all drivers

Give way to all drivers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Give way ahead

Give way ahead


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a roundabout

Warning for a roundabout


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a crossroad with a side road on the left

Warning for a crossroad with a side road on the left


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a crossroad side roads on the left and right

Warning for a crossroad side roads on the left and right


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Stop and give way to all drivers

Stop and give way to all drivers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Stop and give way ahead

Stop and give way ahead


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for heavy crosswind

Warning for heavy crosswind


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a U-turn

Warning for a U-turn


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a curve to the left

Warning for a curve to the left


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a double curve, first left then right

Warning for a double curve, first left then right


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a sharp curve to the left

Warning for a sharp curve to the left


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for curves

Warning for curves


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for cyclists

Warning for cyclists


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a dip in the road

Warning for a dip in the road


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for emergency vehicles

Warning for emergency vehicles


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for falling rocks

Warning for falling rocks


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a limited height

Warning for a limited height


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a limited height

Warning for a limited height


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for equestrians

Warning for equestrians


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for loose chippings on the road surface

Warning for loose chippings on the road surface


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a narrowing

Warning for a narrowing


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for an obstacle, pass left or right

Warning for an obstacle, pass left or right


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for pedestrians

Warning for pedestrians


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a crossing for pedestrians

Warning for a crossing for pedestrians


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a road narrowing

Warning for a road narrowing


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a road narrowing on the left

Warning for a road narrowing on the left


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for roadworks

Warning for roadworks


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a side road merging with the main road

Warning for a side road merging with the main road


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a slippery road surface

Warning for a slippery road surface


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a steep ascent

Warning for a steep ascent


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a steep descent

Warning for a steep descent


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a traffic light

Warning for a traffic light


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a railroad crossing without barriers

Warning for a railroad crossing without barriers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a railroad crossing with barriers

Warning for a railroad crossing with barriers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a railroad crossing with 1 railway

Warning for a railroad crossing with 1 railway


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a railroad crossing with more than 1 railway

Warning for a railroad crossing with more than 1 railway


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for trams

Warning for trams


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a tunnel

Warning for a tunnel


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a road with two-way traffic

Warning for a road with two-way traffic

The priority signs have an influence on the priority rules. They indicate who has priority and who should give priority.


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Give way to all drivers

Give way to all drivers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Give way ahead

Give way ahead


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a roundabout

Warning for a roundabout


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a crossroad with a side road on the left

Warning for a crossroad with a side road on the left


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Warning for a crossroad side roads on the left and right

Warning for a crossroad side roads on the left and right


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Stop and give way to all drivers

Stop and give way to all drivers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Stop and give way ahead

Stop and give way ahead


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Road narrowing, give way to oncoming drivers

Road narrowing, give way to oncoming drivers


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Road narrowing, oncoming drivers have to give way

Road narrowing, oncoming drivers have to give way

The mandatory signs impose an obligation/command that road users must comply with.


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning left mandatory

Turning left mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning left or right mandatory

Turning left or right mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning right mandatory

Turning right mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Passing left mandatory

Passing left mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Passing right mandatory

Passing right mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Driving straight ahead mandatory

Driving straight ahead mandatory


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Mandatory path for cyclists

Mandatory path for cyclists


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Mandatory path for pedestrians

Mandatory path for pedestrians

The prohibition signs forbid a certain action. They indicate certain actions that road users are not allowed to do.


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Buses prohibited

Buses prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Cyclists prohibited

Cyclists prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Entry prohibited (road with one-way traffic)

Entry prohibited (road with one-way traffic)


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Motorcycles prohibited

Motorcycles prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Pedestrians prohibited

Pedestrians prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Trucks prohibited

Trucks prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Driving faster than indicated prohibited (speed limit)

Driving faster than indicated prohibited (speed limit)


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Begin of a zone with speed limit

Begin of a zone with speed limit


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning left prohibited

Turning left prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning right prohibited

Turning right prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Turning around prohibited (U-turn)

Turning around prohibited (U-turn)


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Vehicles higher than indicated prohibited

Vehicles higher than indicated prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Parking prohibited

Parking prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Parking and stopping prohibited

Parking and stopping prohibited


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Road narrowing, give way to oncoming drivers

Road narrowing, give way to oncoming drivers

The information signs give you more information about the start (and end) of a kind of traffic situation.


Traffic sign of New Zealand: General information about the directions

General information about the directions


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Information about the destination of the ramp

Information about the destination of the ramp


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Information about the directions of the roundabout

Information about the directions of the roundabout


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Begin of an expressway

Begin of an expressway


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Lane for buses

Lane for buses


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Lane for cyclists

Lane for cyclists


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Begin of a motorway

Begin of a motorway


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Road with one-way traffic

Road with one-way traffic


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Parking is allowed

Parking is allowed


Traffic sign of New Zealand: Road narrowing, oncoming drivers have to give way

Road narrowing, oncoming drivers have to give way