Driving Lessons


Provide new migrants and refugee’s support to get  driving lessons and licence.

  • Help interpret road code theory test
  • Work with NZTA to have Amharic version of road code and the theory test
  • 120 hours practical driving lessons


Reduce the time it takes to get a licence and improve the settlement process for new members




  • Recruit volunteers ( Ethiopian/non-Ethiopian)
  • Identify resources such as volunteer’s fees, fuel cost, vehicle and cost of the test?
  • Register people who want to have driving licence ( membership is required )
  • Discuss with NZTA about translation of NZ road code and the theory test in two Amharic.


Degu Geddebo, Mahari Getaneh and Demess

How to join

Should be a member of the Ethiopian Community

Complete application and consent form