Ever bought a gift that special someone could use every single day, and enjoy for life? KiwiPlates has millions of combinations available, over 50 designs, a range prices to suit any budget, which means there’s a plate for everyone.

Buying a Plate for someone else

There's a few things you need to know before buying a personalised plate for someone else. Check out the FAQ's at the bottom of the page to learn more.


Popular ideas to help you create your plates.


A word or phrase that relates to their lifestyle.

Someone’s Name

Add their name, nickname, initials or birth year.

Business Name

A name or word that describes their business or service.

Vehicle related

A unique characteristic, nickname, year, make or model.

Something Meaningful

A special occasion, private joke or memory.

Hobby or Interest

A word or phrase that describes what they’re into.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I gift a personalised plate?

If you know the combination you want, buy it online or on 0800 650 111 and well send you a "Rights to Receive" certificate to gift on the day. The recipient can then call the plate manufacturer and request the plates to be manufactured within 180 days – for free.

Why can’t I manufacture a personalised plate to give as a gift?

It’s a legal requirement that only the vehicle owner can request a personalised plate to be manufactured and displayed on their vehicle.

What is a 'Rights to Receive' certificate?

This is an exclusive and transferable right to receive and display a selected combination on a personalised registration plate for a motor vehicle in New Zealand.

Do gift vouchers expire?

Yes, a gift voucher is valid for twelve (12) months from the date of purchase.

How are gift vouchers sent?

Once purchased, the gift voucher will be emailed to you.

How can I redeem a gift voucher?

Call us on 0800 650 111 to place an order.

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