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Fullers360 secures greener future through AT deal
18 Jul 2022   /

Fullers360 secures greener future through AT deal

Fullers360’s Auckland business has been secured through a deal with Auckland Transport – and the future of ferry transport is green, says its chief executive.


More EV chargers coming to tourist routes
8 Jul 2022  

More EV chargers coming to tourist routes

Meridian Energy will install 10 electric vehicle chargers along popular tourist routes in the South Island,.


NTT’s Shotover Jet unveils ‘world first’ electric boat
6 Jul 2022   /

NTT’s Shotover Jet unveils ‘world first’ electric boat

Ngāi Tahu Tourism says its wants to have half of its jet boat fleet electric by 2030.


Queenstown Airport provides EV charging
6 Jul 2022   /

Queenstown Airport provides EV charging

Queenstown Airport has become a Tesla Destination Charging Partner to provide six electric vehicle charging stations for travellers and visitors.


Scheme offers EV chargers for hotels
12 May 2022   /

Scheme offers EV chargers for hotels

MG Motors New Zealand has launched a programme for New Zealand accommodation providers who wish to add electric vehicle chargers to their facilities.


$6m up for grabs for green transport
2 May 2022   /

$6m up for grabs for green transport

Up to $6m funding is available for projects that will help to decarbonise New Zealand’s transport sector, as part of the government’s Low Energy Transport Fund.


Go Bus to lease 18 e-buses from Zenobē
28 Apr 2022   /

Go Bus to lease 18 e-buses from Zenobē

Go Bus will lease 18 new electric buses across its Christchurch fleet from Zenobē, a UK-based specialist in EV and battery storage that is about to enter the New Zealand market.


Goff proposes $122m for more electric ferries
27 Apr 2022   /

Goff proposes $122m for more electric ferries

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the introduction of two fully electric ferries to the city’s public transport system from 2024, but he would like to add at least six additional ferries to the fleet.


Govt invests $27m in new electric fast ferries
26 Apr 2022   /

Govt invests $27m in new electric fast ferries

Auckland will have two fully-electric ferries transporting visitors and commuters around the harbour in 2024


Bayes to build coach with solar panels
25 Feb 2022   /

Bayes to build coach with solar panels

Coach tour services provider Bayes Coachlines is to build a passenger bus with solar panels providing up to 10% of its own power and designed to have greater range and less maintenance than other electric buses.


Kiwi Journeys expands to e-bike retail as tour business booms
24 Feb 2022   /

Kiwi Journeys expands to e-bike retail as tour business booms

Nelson e-bike rental company Kiwi Journeys is opening an Electrify NZ store on surging demand.


Fullers360 invests $1m+ in electric hybrid ferry
10 Dec 2021   /

Fullers360 invests $1m+ in electric hybrid ferry

Fullers360 says it has invested more than $1m in a new plug-in electric hybrid ferry that will launch in 2023.


Wellington Airport adopts Streetdog to promote EVs
6 Oct 2021   /

Wellington Airport adopts Streetdog to promote EVs

Wellington International Airport has adopted one of  FTN Motion’s moped-class electric motorcycles, Streetdog. 


GOOD Travel, GO Rentals partner for Tesla touring
17 Sep 2021   /

GOOD Travel, GO Rentals partner for Tesla touring

Wellington social enterprise GOOD Travel has entered into a partnership with GO Rentals to allow touring the South Island in a Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle.


Domestic rebound quick once Auckland returns – WIAL’s Sanderson
9 Sep 2021   /

Domestic rebound quick once Auckland returns – WIAL’s Sanderson

Wellington International Airport Limited expects the domestic air travel rebound to be quick and robust for the capital once the Auckland market re-opens, says Steve Sanderson.


Transport key focus in final climate change report
10 Jun 2021   /

Transport key focus in final climate change report

An innovative role for Māori tourism is floated to help the country transition to net zero emissions by 2050.


Taranaki extends EV charging network with new stations
26 May 2021  

Taranaki extends EV charging network with new stations

Stations located near main entrance of gardens and free to use 24/7.


Govt grants DOC $5.1m for EV fleet
14 May 2021   /

Govt grants DOC $5.1m for EV fleet

The Department of Conservation has received $5.1m from the government to purchase 148 electric vehicles and install charging infrastructure.


GO Rentals targets EV lead with $750k Tesla investment
3 May 2021   /

GO Rentals targets EV lead with $750k Tesla investment

GO Rentals says it wants to “take the lead” in the electric vehicle rental space with the purchase of 10 Tesla Model 3 cars.


Auckland’s CityLink buses go electric
27 Apr 2021  

Auckland’s CityLink buses go electric

Auckland aims to buy no more new diesel buses from July 2021.


MOTAT, Waitaki secure EV funding to serve visitors
11 Feb 2021  

MOTAT, Waitaki secure EV funding to serve visitors

The Government has approved funding for 22 new low-emission transport projects.


Sounds Air commits to zero-emission EV flights
1 Oct 2020   /

Sounds Air commits to zero-emission EV flights

Sounds Air plans to operate electric aircraft in New Zealand by the end of the decade.


Otago touring route secures EV funding
27 Aug 2020   /

Otago touring route secures EV funding

The Central Otago Touring Route has won $76,500 in funding from the Government’s Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.


New airport electric bus route to launch next year
15 Jun 2020   /

New airport electric bus route to launch next year

Auckland Transport’s new bus route using electric buses operated by Go Bus will be launched in the first half of 2021.


Research into EVs in tourism launched
11 Jun 2020   /

Research into EVs in tourism launched

Electric cars could help the tourism industry improve its impacts on local communities and environments, according to a Lincoln University researcher.


Electric ferry service promoted as ‘shovel ready’
21 Apr 2020   /

Electric ferry service promoted as ‘shovel ready’

East By West Ferries operates the Wellington to Days Bay to Eastbourne ferry route and plans a new ferry service from central Wellington to the airport and Miramar Peninsula.


Rental operators, accom outlets winners in $1m EV funding
20 Feb 2020   /

Rental operators, accom outlets winners in $1m EV funding

GO Rentals, Mahu City Express, and the Twin Coast Discovery tourist route will benefit.


Europcar NZ extends EV initiative across major airports
6 Dec 2019   /

Europcar NZ extends EV initiative across major airports

Europcar Mobility Group NZ will offer its a low emission Electric Day Pass electric vehicle rental and share service for travellers around Auckland City, and to and from Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch airports.


Operators secure $800k for marine EVs
15 Oct 2019   / /

Operators secure $800k for marine EVs

Shotover Jet, Black Cat Cruises, and Explore Group are among the recipients of the govt cash.


Fast chargers for Queenstown Lakes
7 Oct 2019   /

Fast chargers for Queenstown Lakes

Three electric vehicle charging stations are coming to Queenstown Lakes, as the council looks to support the growing use of EVs in the area.


Holiday Parks, Tourism Holdings, KiwiRail secure EV funding
16 Aug 2019   /

Holiday Parks, Tourism Holdings, KiwiRail secure EV funding

Tourism-related projects secure almost $600k from the Government’s Low Emission’s Vehicles Contestable Fund.


NTT installs EV chargers at Franz Josef
22 Jul 2019  

NTT installs EV chargers at Franz Josef

Ngāi Tahu Tourism has installed the first electric vehicle rapid charger at Franz Josef and the only one in town available 24/7 for campervans.


South Island EV network charges up
4 Jul 2019  

South Island EV network charges up

Three popular South Island tourism destinations now have electric vehicle charging stations following a push by YHA New Zealand and Meridian Energy.


Christchurch Airport lets public test ride autonomous EV Smart Shuttle
21 Jun 2019   /

Christchurch Airport lets public test ride autonomous EV Smart Shuttle

Christchurch Airport has launched its autonomous Smart Shuttle to the public today.


Coromandel EV Touring Loop earns LGNZ excellence nod
10 Jun 2019   /

Coromandel EV Touring Loop earns LGNZ excellence nod

Thames-Coromandel District Council’s Coromandel Electric Vehicle Touring Loop has been selected as a finalist for the sixth annual Local Government New Zealand Excellence Awards.


Thrifty plugs EVs into fleet
17 Apr 2019   /

Thrifty plugs EVs into fleet

Thrifty Car Rental has added EVs to its offering at Auckland and Christchurch.


Nomad Safaris powers into carbon free off-road touring
5 Apr 2019   /

Nomad Safaris powers into carbon free off-road touring

The Queenstown operator is believed to be the first to offer an off-road EV experience after splashing $300k on Teslas.


Holiday parks plug into EV revolution
23 Jan 2019   /

Holiday parks plug into EV revolution

The $1.1bn holiday park sector is playing its part in the electric vehicle revolution having installed a network of chargers to support visitors opting for environmentally sustainable travel.


Operators secure $306k EV funding for tourism hotspots
22 Jan 2019   /

Operators secure $306k EV funding for tourism hotspots

The Govt has pumped cash into extending the EV charging network at some of NZ’s most popular tourist destinations.


JUCY, Shore Trips and Tours, Quest win EV funding
7 Aug 2018  

JUCY, Shore Trips and Tours, Quest win EV funding

Operators and the Southern Scenic Route are among the latest to benefit from the government’s EV fund.


Govt launches EVRoam for charging
20 Jul 2018  

Govt launches EVRoam for charging

A new initiative to provide electric vehicle drivers with real-time information about where they can find reliable charging stations raround the country has been launched.


Christchurch Airport joins EV100
18 Jun 2018   /

Christchurch Airport joins EV100

Christchurch Airport says it has become the first business in the South Island to sign up to the EV100 global initiative and is committed to transitioning its vehicle fleet to 100% electric.


Operators encouraged to apply for latest EV $4m funding
21 Feb 2018   /

Operators encouraged to apply for latest EV $4m funding

The fund that has supported electric vehicle development in the tourism sector is again open for applicants.