FAQ’s, Information about Matakana
and Cycling Safety Requirements...

Do I need a helmet?

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

Baby Seats for cycling Certified Safety Helmets Certified Safety Helmets


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.

Use clear arm signals when you intend to slow down, turn or stop.

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.