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Review: On the road with the Holden Volt

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Holden has entered the EV market with a bang. Well, maybe not so much of a bang as a futuristic, spaceship sound that signals the Holden Volt is ready to hit the road. More …






Ed Kjaer on the cars of the future

Expat Ed Kjaer returned to New Zealand this week for a showing at New Zealand's first electric vehicle symposia in Auckland and Wellington. As Southern California Edison’s director of plug-in vehicle readiness programme, he's learned a thing ... More …



Sustainable business honours for Villa Maria

Auckland’s Villa Maria Estate has been named both Large Business Trailblazer and Sustainable Business of the Year at the Sustainable Business Network Awards for its approach to marketing and understanding of the social impact of alcohol consumption. More …



Smart meter use on the rise in NZ

Smart meter penetration in New Zealand is continuing to climb and is approaching 42 percent, according to Vector, which provides the majority of advanced meters in the country. More …


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Events

Power up with executive sustainability sessions

Busy executives are the target of an afternoon of 'power sessions' this week at the Sustainable City Showcase, covering green marketing and communications, retrofitting and energy efficiency, sustainability reporting, building a sustainable business, and the value of green office spaces. More …