The Import Regulation
Shipping Destination ports
Auckland, Lyttelton, Nelson, Welington, etc
Right(only use for private left steerings are allowed)
A light vehicle less than 20 years old cannot generally be registered unless it has been issued with a permit issued by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA).
Vehicles must have three model codes i.e. `AAA`, `CBA` etc. from 2005 onwards.
Road worthiness Inspection
NZTA Boarder Inspection and MPI inspections are required to be done in Japan before importing to New Zealand.
Vehicles with accident history are prohibited.
Vehicles with tampered odometer are prohibited.
Vehicles with rust or rusty body or chassis are prohibited.
Import taxes rates
GST (Goods and Services Tax) : CIF price x 15%(http://www.nzta.govt.nz/resources/factsheets/44/docs/44-importing-motor-vehicle.pdf)
*This page contents are based on information acquired in July 2015.