Book a lesson and meet your driving instructor!

We offer an innovative approach to driving LESSONS

Learning is easy with On Wheels Driving School!


Trust an

Experienced Instructor

Teaching only

Safe Driving

We are focused on

Individual Approach

On Wheels Driving School

Formerly known as St John Driving Academy, is the most knowledgeable and experienced Driving School in Northland.

Our Principal Instructor, Carl Winter has years of experience with driver training and a background of 14 years driver testing and 7 years in traffic enforcement. Carl is NZQA qualified and registered, as well as an approved facilitator for Street Talk defensive driving. Carl holds a NZQA National Certificate in Adult Education and Training Level 5. 

Book now for Teens/ Adults/ Corporates/Driving Assessment

Call us 027 283 1535

Our Services


Our dual-controlled manual or automatic Mazda 2's are ready for your lessons.

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Our Car or 
Your car

Got your own car for your lessons? We can teach you in your own car!

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Medical Assessments

Driving evaluations $120

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The most knowledgeable and experienced Driving School in Northland.

About Us



1 Hour driving

One hour



  • Individual approach according to your personal goals
  • Auto or manual transmission
  • Our dual controlled car or your own car
  • Free Pick Up and Drop Off in Whangarei Area





  • Street talk 
  • Log Book Hours
  • 16 Students per class maximum
  • 4 Classroom Lessons + Practical Driving Assessments
  • Certificate on completion


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Why Choose Us?


Bookings fill very quickly, we will do are best to work in with your timeframes if possible. 

High Pass Rate

Individual approach to each learner driver is the key to success.

At On Wheels driving school we provide education and driver training for all stages of class one (car) licensing.


Whether you are a very beginner or just want to get some extra training before your  full license test - we know how to help you.


Certified Team of Experts

Qualified and experienced instructors only

Affordable Pricing $70 per hour

Automatic or Manual both with dual controls

Free pick up/off

Feedback and directions on how you performed and what you need to work on at the end of the lesson.


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