Franklin Driving School has been operating in the fantastic district of Franklin since 2005, catering for the driving needs of the Pukekohe, Waiuku and Tuakau townships and surrounding areas.




At Franklin Driving School our main focus is to teach people to drive cars and prepare them for either their Restricted of Full License tests.
We offer a friendly, patient and professional service and can offer you this training in either a Manual or Automatic transmission dual-controlled vehicle.


Franklin Driving Education Limited  began in 2015 and offers theory based courses:
"Street Talk" is a course for defensive driving which will reduce the time you are required to stay on your Restricted License.

The district of Franklin is growing and if you are interested in joining Franklin Driving School as an Instructor, please get in touch to discuss training and business opportunities.

Driving Lessons

Driver training ranges from beginner students, with no experience at all, to students who wish to “polish” their skills in readiness for their practical driving test.
Students preparing for their Learners Licence, or just wishing to improve their knowledge of the Road Code will find this website helpful:

Lessons are available Monday to Saturday, normally an hour long and are tailored to the individual.

Automatic or Manual vehicles are available for lessons.

We can also use your vehicle, depending on your skill level, and whether the vehicle is Registered, Insured and up to Warrant of Fitness standard.

A Door to Door service is offered to most locations, but this can depend on a number of factors, so please contact us for more information.

Fees are as follows:

  • $65 per hour*.
  • $60 per hour*, for 5 or more lessons (based on pickup in Pukekohe)

Fees for driving lessons are payable at the completion of each lesson unless otherwise arranged and can be made by cash, cheque or direct debit to 12 3023 0611983 00 referencing the students name, date of lesson.

Other charges:

  • A $20* cancellation fee applies if less than 24 hours notice is given.
  • A long distance surcharge may apply to some locations.
  • An administration fee may apply for posted invoices, reports etc.


*All fees and charges are current at time of publishing but are subject to change without notice.

For information on the driver licensing process, please visit

For information on the practical driving tests, please look at




Defensive Courses


"Street Talk" is the driving course offered by Franklin Driving Education Limited.

This course was originally designed by the Land Transport Authority, and aims to help you become a safer driver. It will reduce the amount of time you are required to be on your Restricted License and so enable you to get your Full License sooner.  

  • In this course we look at; the total driving picture, risks, and why people choose to take them, ways to change our behaviours, hazards and how to recognize and respond to them.
  • The course is divided into four 2-hour classroom type sessions and an hour individual practical session. A small amount of homework is required and is essential to successfully completing this course.
  • Courses normally run for 4 consecutive Monday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.
  • The courses are held at the Reformed Church of Pukekohe, 2 Victoria Street, Pukekohe.
  • The cost of this course is $170*, or $160* if you are a former Franklin Driving School student.  The cost includes:  All sessions, the Street Talk Logbook and the Street Talk Certificate, which is issued after successful completion of the course.

Payment is due 2 weeks before the 1st session, unless otherwise arranged.
Payment  for these courses can be made by:
Internet banking to:  12 3023 0040420 00      Reference :  ( students name and course number).
Cheque, payable to: Franklin Driving Education Limited

Scheduled courses are as follows: 


Course No:   19/1          11,18 and 25 Feb and 4 March
Course No:   19/2          18 and 25 March and 1 and 8 April
Course No:   19/3          29 April and 6, 13 and 20 May
Course No:   19/4         10, 17 and 24 June and 1 July
Course No:   19/5          22, 29 July and 5 and 12 August
Course No:   19/6          2, 9, 16 and 23 September
Course No:   19/7          14, 21, 30 (Wednesday) October and 4 November

Further courses for  will be posted closer to the time

(please note that these dates are subject to change without notice)

To attend one of these courses please complete the enrollment form, WebEnrollment.

If booking less than 10 days before the start of any course please ring to confirm places are still available. Contact Us.

*All fees and charges are current at time of publishing but are subject to change without notice.





"Just like to let you know that I passed my full licence test this morning 100%! Driving tester lady said it was the best drive she's ever been on and there was nothing more I could've done to make it better :) wouldn't have done it without you though! So thank you :)"  Dylan, Pukekohe

"I wanted to say thank you so much, as you have now helped both my son and daughter pass their restricted and full driving tests, on their FIRST attempts! That's 100% pass rate. They both felt you were very thorough and clear in your teaching and accredit their passing (on first attempt) to you..... my husband and I will have no hesitation in recommending you to others."
Jen, Pukekawa

 "Thank you for your help last week it did a lot for me and helped me pass my test. I appreciate the advice you gave me and will use it for as long as I drive."   Hozea, Tuakau

"Great news!
Adam passed his restricted test this morning.
The comment she made was “Excellent all-round drive. One of the best this month! Well done!”
Thanks Jane!"  Yvonne, Pukekohe



Phone: (09) 239 2678
Mobile: 021 337 865

Hours for phoning:
8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday
8:30am to 2:00pm Saturday
Please note, your call is important to us, so if we are unable to answer your call, please leave a message or a text. It is our policy to return all calls within 24 hours.

Postal Address:
PO Box 1138, Pukekohe, 2340

If you are enquiring about driving lessons please provide the following details where possible:
- current driving licence and ability
- when you might be available for lessons, eg after school
- where you would prefer to meet or be picked up from
- what car you would like to use, eg Auto, Manual, your own

For information on the driver licensing process, please visit




Enrollment Form


Please enroll me in StreeTalk Course No : for the following dates :
Name is :           
(enter as Licence, Last Name, First Name, Other Names)

Address :
Post Code :
Phone numbers : Home : Mobile :

My Driving Licence number is :

I agree to the following :

  • Each session must be attended consecutively and homework completed before the following session,(unless otherwise arranged).

  • If I am unable to attend a session I will join the next course, no refund will be given.

 I agree

(Please note:  Payment is due within 2 weeks of the course start date, unless otherwise arranged.)
I wish to make payment of by the following option:

Cheque, made payable to Franklin Driving Education Ltd and posted to PO Box 1138, Pukekohe 2340.

Direct credit to :       12 3023 0040420 00      Reference :  ( students name and course number )