Drive Electric Earth Day

Drive Electric Earth Day
Whangarei, New Zealand
Apr 25, 2019

Day: Thursday, April 25, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 15:00 to 17:00
Location: Whangarei
Town Basin
Canopy Bridge
Whangarei, New Zealand 0110
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Event Report

Good turnout, despite the day being a public holiday (ANZAC Day) with many people attending commemorations in the morning. Definitely more genuine interest by the public and less naysaying compared to earlier years. A true highlight was the display of a fully electric campervan.

photo by: Tabitha Roder
The #LeadingTheCharge 2019 Great EV Road Trip at the Canopy Bridge in Whangarei, New Zealand

Event Description


"Leading the Charge" New Zealand Road Trip 2018 - over 2,000 km - 26 Cities - hundreds of test drives - thousands impressed with electric transport technology.

Planning is almost complete for the Annual Road trip. This year we are travelling from Bluff to Cape Reinga again with about 26 events planned. And we are excited to announce that Chelsea Sexton from the USA is joining us again for the entire trip!

Stop in Whangarei on 25 April from 15:00 to 17:00 at the Canopy Bridge, Town Basin.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 6 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Ioniq Electric 1
2 Models 3

Registered attendees report 200,700 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club

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All DEED 2023 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of Drive Electric Earth Day.

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