Our Regional Instructors | Roadsafe

Our Regional Instructors

Ken Nightingale

Ken got his first bike at 17, starting a passion that has continued for over 40 years. Currently he rides a Kawasaki 1000 SX and a ZX9R on track. He rides regularly both on the road and on closed circuits and is always ready to help others gain more knowledge to ride safer on the road. He has been an instructor for radio controlled model aircraft and welcomed the opportunity to join the Roadsafe Rider team so he could help other motorcyclists improve their skills and better manage the risks of riding on New Zealand roads. Ken is a NZTA Certified Motorcycle Instructor, BHS testing officer and a CBTA Assessor.

Kevin Guthrie

Kevin started riding motorcycles at a young age and progressed to road riding when he was old enough to obtain his driver’s licence. Kevin enjoys touring and has ridden around NZ, Europe and the UK on his own motorcycle and regularly visits the USA where he owns a motorcycle for touring. He has 24 years service with the New Zealand Police and was the first Police Motorcyclist in the Nelson/Tasman region. Kevin holds his Instructors endorsement for classes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 and provided training in Nelson, Marlborough, Christchurch and Palmerston North. He has also provided training to the NZ Police, NZ Military, NZ Post and DX Mail, Ulysses Club and The Litas Women's Motorcycle club and the staff of NZ Classic Motorcycles museum and holds a NZ Motorcycle Racing License. Basically, Kevin is a legend! He has an enthusiastic but relaxed way of engaging his students and encouraging them to learn new skills.

Lance Munroe

Lance Munroe is currently living and working in the beautiful "Naki" and has a passion for things with motors and wheels! From racing super karts to collecting classic bikes and cars, he has many decades of experience on the tarmac. He has ten years as a rider/driver testing officer under his belt and a further fifteen years experience as a driving instructor. His main aim is to educate people how to be safe and have fun on our roads.

Bill Hadley

Founded by Bill Hadley, Riderqual is an NZTA approved training organization that specializes in motorcycle training and assessment. Having graduated as Top Recruit and Motorcyclist from the Royal New Zealand Traffic Officers College in 1974, Bill then began driver licences testing for all classes of licences in Tauranga in 1975, and instructing as an Approved Instructor in 1988.

Bill has established a strong reputation as a trainer and assessor with now over 30 years in the industry and having trained 5,000+ students covering classes 2,3,4,5 and 6 and most licence endorsements, including 'O'. Bill currently rides a Triumph Street Triple 675.

Peter Hookham

Peter founded Rightway Driving Academy (Kapiti) Ltd in early 2017, catering for both Class 1 and Class 6. After nearly four decades in the roading industry, Peter has been associated with road safety throughout most of his career, both in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. For this reason, he is passionate about actively training everyone to be a safe, confident and competent rider. Peter is an NZTA accredited assessor for BHST and CBTA and currently the National Vice-President and local Chair of the Institute of Advanced Motorists. His current ride is a Triumph Explorer 1200 and previous bikes include GL1500 and GL1800 Goldwing's. He also has a GL1100 café racer which has been a "project" for the last 3 years.