Do I need a helmet?

  • Yes, it is the law in New Zealand to wear an approved cycle helmet on the road.
    All Waihi Bicycle Hire Limited helmets comply.


  • Cyclists share the road with motor vehicles.
  • Please show consideration to other road users and ride in single file so as not to impede others.
  • You must follow the New Zealand road rules and we recommend that you wear bright clothing.
  • A copy of the road code for cyclists is available.
  • If you are wine tasting, be aware that you must follow drink driving laws as per a motorised vehicle.
  • Use clear arm signals when you intend to slow down, turn or stop.