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Plastic card licence (3rd of 3)

Plastic card licence

In 1999 plastic card licences replaced the plasticised paper licences. These needed to be renewed every 10 years, and featured a photograph of the holder and their signature.

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Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Licensing, safety and limits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2023)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Dec 2014