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About DriverEd

Learning to Drive with a 'Difference'

Our incredible team is truly the heart of DriverEd. It’s their dedication, passion and talent that keeps students invested in the learning process.


DriverEd was established with the mindset that educating drivers is essential to creating safer roads. Ryan's background in Education over the past 10 years has grounded his passion and instructing of young drivers that he works with. Every driver is unique. Every driver brings their own experience to driving. Every driver can always be better and learn new skills.

DriverEd ensures that safety is paramount in all operations with a full set of Health & Safety policies in place. DriverEd learner cars are fitted with dual control which keeps those initial learner lessons safer. DriverEd also has in place Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurances.


DriverEd looks forward to driving you to better road safety and driving knowledge techniques.

"Highly Recommend"

"I highly recommend DriverEd to anyone who wishes to get their driving license! Ryan helped me with my theory to successfully pass the driving test and converting my international drivers license to a full NZ license. Honestly, before I asked DriverEd for help I couldn’t pass the theory but sitting their practice tests showed me the areas I needed to really study in. Thanks Ryan, I’ll send my sons to you when they’re old enough to drive"

Ritchie - August 2021


Meet Ryan!

(BEd & NZTA Approved Class 1 & 2 Instructor)

Director & Driving Instructor

For me, driving has always been a source of enjoyment. At a young age, I was privileged to have the use of my grandfather’s paddock in the swamp on his farm. This was our go-to place on the weekends for my brother, cousin, and I. It was my Datsun 120Y versus his Ford Escort. From an early age, my dad taught me that driving was the most dangerous thing I’d do everyday and to do it responsibly. This is more true than ever on the crazy and heavily populated roads we have today.


My name is Ryan and I am the creator, Director, and lead Driving Instructor for DriverEd. Having spent 10-years in education, both in the classroom and in school leadership, I have a unique ability to help teach and guide new clients to become the safest possible drivers on our roads. I believe that we are all learners and every day is a new opportunity for us to discover and better ourselves. ​


At DriverEd our goal is to work towards making our roads safer, by providing customers with high-quality driver education.


I look forward to working with you as we journey together.

Meet Our Instructor

Let's Do This Together!

Need a licence now? DriverEd can help you with getting and completing your Learner, Restricted, Defensive Driving Course or Full licence.

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