EV charging station location rejected

A proposal for a new electric vehicle charging station at the Oamaru Harbour has been declined. Network Waitaki’s chosen site at the eastern side of Scotts Brewing Co was voted down by the Waitaki District Council’s harbour area committee ; Read More

Port Fleet Renewed and Renewable

Port Otago’s light vehicle fleet of electric vans and cars. Photo Sharron Bennett Port Otago has spent $500,000 switching its light vehicle fleet to electric over the past few months. The port company’s li; Read More

Ford promises they are here to stay, may even help laid-off Holden Workers

PHOTO: Holden's Commodore was at one stage Australia's best-selling car for 15 years. Supplied: State Library of South Australia Holden's US parent company General Motors last month announced it would retire the iconic Holden brand and clo; Read More

Dealership taking over brands

Cooke Howlison managing director John Marsh (left) and Mike’s Cars owner Mike Wellington shake hands. Photo: Gregor Richardson Isuzu utes and Renault cars will from October no longer be found in what has been their familiar home dealership; Read More

Thousands of speeding motorists escape ticket

A static speed camera photo rejected due to a plate being obscured. Thousands of speeding motorists caught on camera in Dunedin have escaped a ticket. An Official Information Act request to police; Read More