Car seats for kids
Kids under 7 have to be in car seats. Between 7 and 8 they have to be in a car seat if one is available.
Check with the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) for updates on COVID-19 and available NZTA and agent services.
Choosing a car seat
Babies, toddlers and older kids have to use different car seats.
Hiring or buying
You won’t be able to take your baby home from hospital if you don’t have the right car seat. Since the end of 2016, you can no longer buy or hire car seats from Plunket.