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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…

Lincoln Rd EV Meet - 9th October 2022

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What an amazing range of EVs and owners turned up at this meet! Held at the carpark of Auckland Radiology in Lincoln Rd, Henderson (thank you AR, Ari McGregor and Infratil)…

Whangarei EV EXPO - August 20th, 2022

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Among the broccoli, avocadoes and pesto there were several EVs on display at the Whangarei Farmers Market on Saturday the 20th of August 2022.

May EV Meetup

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Auckland kicked off what we hope will be many meetups for any EV interested humans this month.

EV Rentals are easy as - Sean's experience!

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Several years ago EV drivers fitted into only a small number of categories. The largest probably either a fanatical enthusiast or devout greenie.

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