SATURDAY 21st September 2019, from 8:30 AM
International Drive Electric Week is when EV enthusiasts and clubs around the world come out to promote this sustainable transport option in mass events. Better NZ Trust supports International Drive Electric Week by hosting events across New Zealand.
Join Your Local Celebration of EV.
Catalina Bay Farmers Market is a true farmers market with a focus on local artisanal produce, breads, organics, coffee and more. The indoor market hosts some incredibly talented people who can help you with anything from a tasty bite to eat, your weekly produce needs or beautiful handmade gifts. The market is situated in the heart of Catalina Bay - Hobsonville Point.
For one day only, you will be able to view electric vehicles in the outdoor stall area, collect information and have your questions answered from our knowledgeable volunteers. The markets run from 8:30 – 2:00 PM and the EVs will be there from 8:30 until interest wanes.
Find out more about the markets here: https://cbfarmersmarket.co.nz/#location
Hudson Bay Road Ext
Hobsonville, Auckland 0618
Google map and directions
Question of the Day:
"When EV batteries need replacement what happens to the old ones?"
"Do we ship them off to another country and move the responsibility?"
[post answered by Adam Metalbob, Leading The Charge, 4 July 2019]Read more
Interest in fully electric cars is on the rise, according to a group of enthusiasts who visited Oamaru as part of a national tour last week.
[Oamaru Mail - 29th April 2016]
New Zealanders got their first look at the Renault Zoe last Friday at the Leading the Charge event in Wellington.
[Lucire.com - 20th April 2016]
Timaru's charger opening coincided with the arrival of the Leading the Charge road trip convoy, which is travelling from Cape Reinga to Bluff to highlight the benefits of electric vehicles.
[Timaru Herald - 20th April 2016]
The Leading the Charge road trip arrive in time for the opening of two charging stations in Timaru and Waimate.
[Stuff.co.nz - 18th April 2016]
Electric cars are alive, kicking and about to spark a revolution, says a visiting US advocate.
[Otago Daily Times - 18th April 2016]
Whether you believe they are the way of the future, or are simply curious about electric cars, a convoy of them will be passing through Otago next week on the Leading the Charge Road Trip and the public is invited along.
[Drivesouth.co.nz - 16th April 2016]
Tesla Model S owner Sean Dick with his car on autopilot on the Wellington motorway.
[Stuff.co.nz - 15th April 2016]
Renault unveils their new EV in Wellington - the Zoe five-door hatch.
[Stuff.co.nz - 14th April 2016]