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May the 4th be with you!


Some of the North Island based BNZT champions had an away weekend in Taupo to catch up with each other – several staying at the Wairakei Resort where some charging…

Electricana 2024


Tasman Prospect Park - Electricana 2024

Martinborough II - the 2nd of March event


Martinborough Fair – 2nd March 2024 This is a very big fair and the Better NZ Trust had its usual pitch outside Scottie’s butcher’s shop on the corner of Kansas St…

Merry Christmas 2023

Susie Hare Tree Words

  To say 2023 has been an interesting year on many fronts is a massive understatement.

The Problem with Cobalt Mining

Prompted by a recent FB post by Jonathan Beaver answering a request about the ethics of cobalt mining the BNZT decided to write this blog, incorporating much of Jonathan's detail,…

Inter-Region Travel Options in NZ

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Executive Summary  There is an increasing general awareness of the negative impacts of CO2 emissions.

Martinborough Take II - March 2023

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This fair, organised by the South Wairarapa Rotary organisation, is touted to be the largest craft fair in the Southern Hemisphere, and the Wellington volunteers of the Better NZ Trust,…

Martinborough February 2023


On a very hot Saturday in February, at one of the largest and most popular craft markets in the southern hemisphere, the Rotary Martinborough Fair returned to its normal schedule,…

South Canterbury Eco Centre opening – 10th December 2022


It has been years in the design, and it was nice to have some enthusiastic Timaru EV owners encourage the installation of EV chargers at the new South Canterbury Eco…

EV Meet-up at Polestar

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The latest EV Meet-up of the BNZT was held on Thursday night 29th September 2022 at the Polestar dealership on the Great South Road, hosted by Bruce Fowler the Brand…

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