NZTA says the email is fake and contains links that direct people to an illegitimate website that looks identical to the real one. 

“This is part of a sophisticated phishing campaign designed to harvest customers’ credit card and driver licence information.

“The email doesn’t include specific vehicle details like the make or plate number, and the expiry date most likely won’t match the one on the rego label on your vehicle.

“If you’ve recently received an email asking you to renew your rego, please check the email details carefully. If the email was genuinely sent from Waka Kotahi, it will include your specific vehicle details including your plate number, vehicle make and expiry date of your current vehicle licence.”

Kiwis are urged to take care and if anything seems suspicious not to click on any links or provide personal details. 

NZTA says anyone who thinks they’ve received a scam email, or if they’re unsure, should contact them on  0800…

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