Welcome to Empowered Journeys Motorcycle Training! Based in Tauranga (Bay of Plenty, NZ), we offer one-to-one lessons and assessment for every level of motorcycle licence from Learner licence (Learn To Ride and Basic Handling Skills) through Restricted licence to Full licence, and the ACC Ride Forever range of group training courses (Bronze/Silver/Gold). We specialise in small groups and highly-personalised service. If you want to learn to ride a motorbike or to improve your bike riding skills, we can definitely help you.

The Events List shows our scheduled and available Learn To Ride (LTR), Basic Handling Skills (BHS), Ride Forever and Competency-Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) sessions. Use the 'Category' filter on the Events List to see the types of session that interest you. If you don't yet have a NZ motorcycle licence, 'Getting Started' is the category for you.

See the menu at the top of the page for Feedback from recent customers and Links to useful information.

For more information or to request more dates, contact us by phone/text on 0212115395.

Fri, 23 Feb 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Wed, 28 Feb 2024, 9:00 – 11:00 am NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Wed, 28 Feb 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Wed, 28 Feb 2024, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Combined Training and Licence Assessment Package. 2.5 hours intensive training in urban and highway/rural environments, followed by a short break and then the Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) Restricted licence assessment (4 hours total).

Wed, 28 Feb 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

Tauranga operational area (Tauranga CBD, Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa)
2 hours customised rider coaching on-road (longer sessions and other dates / times available to suit - call us).

Fri, 1 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Sat, 2 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sun, 3 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one training, no test or assessment. This is the training option for you if you have little or no experience on a motorcycle with manual gears, or it has been a long time since you rode a motorcycle and you would like a refresher.

Sun, 3 Mar 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 3 Mar 2024, 1:00 – 4:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
3.5 hours one-to-one, including training and test. (Two 1.5 hours sessions, with 30 mins break between.). This package combines our Learn To Ride (LTR) and Basic Handling Skills (BHS) packages.

Wed, 6 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 11:00 am NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Wed, 6 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Wed, 6 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Combined Training and Licence Assessment Package. 2.5 hours intensive training in urban and highway/rural environments, followed by a short break and then the Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) Restricted licence assessment (4 hours total).

Wed, 6 Mar 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

Tauranga operational area (Tauranga CBD, Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa)
2 hours customised rider coaching on-road (longer sessions and other dates / times available to suit - call us).

Fri, 8 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 11:00 am NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Fri, 8 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Fri, 8 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Combined Training and Licence Assessment Package. 2.5 hours intensive training in urban and highway/rural environments, followed by a short break and then the Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) Restricted licence assessment (4 hours total).

Fri, 8 Mar 2024, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

Tauranga operational area (Tauranga CBD, Mount Maunganui, Pāpāmoa)
2 hours customised rider coaching on-road (longer sessions and other dates / times available to suit - call us).

Sun, 10 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Tue, 12 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Pāpāmoa, 7 Gravatt Rd, Pāpāmoa Beach, Pāpāmoa
Competency Based Training and Assessment (CBTA) can shorten the path to your Full licence. The NZTA website explains your options: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/driver-licences/getting-a-licence/licences-by-vehicle-type/motorcycles/ (Other dates and times available - call us to discuss.).

Sat, 16 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZDT

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one training, no test or assessment. This is the training option for you if you have little or no experience on a motorcycle with manual gears, or it has been a long time since you rode a motorcycle and you would like a refresher.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
3.5 hours one-to-one, including training and test. (Two 1.5 hours sessions, with 30 mins break between.). This package combines our Learn To Ride (LTR) and Basic Handling Skills (BHS) packages.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 1:00 – 2:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 17 Mar 2024, 3:00 – 4:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sat, 30 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZDT

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one training, no test or assessment. This is the training option for you if you have little or no experience on a motorcycle with manual gears, or it has been a long time since you rode a motorcycle and you would like a refresher.

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
3.5 hours one-to-one, including training and test. (Two 1.5 hours sessions, with 30 mins break between.). This package combines our Learn To Ride (LTR) and Basic Handling Skills (BHS) packages.

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 1:00 – 2:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 31 Mar 2024, 3:00 – 4:30 pm NZDT

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sat, 6 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZDT

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one training, no test or assessment. This is the training option for you if you have little or no experience on a motorcycle with manual gears, or it has been a long time since you rode a motorcycle and you would like a refresher.

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
3.5 hours one-to-one, including training and test. (Two 1.5 hours sessions, with 30 mins break between.). This package combines our Learn To Ride (LTR) and Basic Handling Skills (BHS) packages.

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 1:00 – 2:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 7 Apr 2024, 3:00 – 4:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sat, 13 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 20 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sun, 21 Apr 2024, 9:00 – 10:30 am NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024, 1:00 – 2:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sun, 21 Apr 2024, 3:00 – 4:30 pm NZST

Mount Maunganui College, 565 Maunganui Rd, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga
90 minutes one-to-one, including training and test.

Sat, 27 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Whakatāne, Cnr Commerce & 3/5 Domain Road, Whakatāne
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 27 Apr 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 4 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 11 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Te Ngae, 2 Robinson Avenue, Ōwhata, Rotorua
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 11 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Whakatāne, Cnr Commerce & 3/5 Domain Road, Whakatāne
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 18 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 25 May 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 1 June 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 8 June 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 15 June 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

Makz Gear, 52 Second Avenue, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 22 June 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Whakatāne, Cnr Commerce & 3/5 Domain Road, Whakatāne
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Sat, 29 June 2024, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm NZST

McDonald's Whakatāne, Cnr Commerce & 3/5 Domain Road, Whakatāne
Ride Forever programme (subsidised by ACC).

Empowered Journeys Motorcycle Training offers Learn To Ride (LTR) and Basic Handling Skills Test (BHST) for Learners and CBTA riding lessons and tests for Restricted (6R) and Full (6F) licences in Tauranga, plus ACC Ride Forever group courses (Bronze/Silver/Gold) in Tauranga and Rotorua.