An overdimension (or oversize) vehicle or load is one that exceeds one or more of the maximum dimensions allowed for standard vehicles. To drive an overdimension vehicle or load, you need an overdimension permit.
Please note: The team approving applications is unavailable from Friday 20 December 2019 until Monday 6 January 2020. For any emergency issues in the meantime, please call 03 941 8999.
The standard dimensions of vehicles, loads and how much loads can overhang are specified in the Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule 2016(external link).
In some cases you must apply to NZTA for an overdimension permit(external link) which sets a number of requirements including:
Bridges with weight/speed restrictions