You can install signs on or next to to the road margin but you must comply with the rules in the Tasman Resource Management Plan.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency also provides guidance on best pratices for roadside signage. You can read more here.(external link)
Signs provide important information throughout Tasman District. Our rules aim to ensure that signs are installed to a consistent type and standard, and in suitable locations.
Inconsistent signage too many signs may confuse motorists and contribute to the risk of an accident.
For further information about tourist signage contact;
Phone 03 543 8400