An electric vehicle fast charger is opening in Kaitaia at 11am on Wednesday the 4th of April. It is one of a number of chargers that are being opened in the far north as part of the Crimson Coast EV Highway.
[Shawn Moodie - ChargeNet NZ - 28 March 2018]Read more
Source: Far North District Council – Release/Statement
Headline: Electric convoy to open Far North Crimson Coast EV Highway
Far North residents have the chance to test drive the latest electric vehicles, including high-performance Teslas, on Tuesday 3 April when the Far North’s Crimson Coast Electric Vehicle Highway is officially opened in Kerikeri.
[Live News - 28th Mar 2018]
Bayfair Shopping Centre had more electric vehicles than usual on site today when the #LeadingTheCharge road trip came to town.
[Sunlive - 28th March 2018]
Four luxury Tesla electric vehicles (EVs) and six other electric and hybrid cars coasted into Gisborne yesterday as part of the nationwide Leading the Charge EV road trip.
[Gisborne Herald - 28th March 2018]
Electric vehicles (EV) will gather at the Countdown Kerikeri carpark on Butler Road from 4pm, many of them part of the annual Leading the Charge Road Trip from Bluff to Te Rerenga Wairua (Cape Reinga).
Kerikeri marks the final stop for the EV convoy before it heads north to complete the road trip on Wednesday. The vehicles will be publically available to view and test drive, and will include Hyundai Ioniq, BMW i3, Tesla S and X models, and a Nissan eNV-200 camper van.
Whanganui people were queuing in their hundreds to test drive a fleet of electric vehicles on Saturday.
[Wanganui Chronicle - 26th March 2018]
As the driver of New Zealand's first plug-in taxi, Margaret Baker was an early convert to electric vehicles (EVs).
[NZ Herald Travel - 24th March 2018]
Whanganui Film Society presents two films this week — one this Saturday, March 24, which is a special presentation of the documentary Revenge of the Electric Car.
[Wanganui Chronicle - 23rd March 2018]
A group of eight electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts, driving 5,000 kilometres across New Zealand, will be stopping at iconic Hawke’s Bay locations on Monday 26 March.
The ‘Leading the Charge’ convoy began their journey in Bluff on 14 March and will stop at Havelock North, Te Mata Peak and the Napier Sound Shell. Their journey ends in Cape Reinga on 3 April.
[Unison - 22 Mar 2018]Read more