Tauranga joins electric vehicle charging network

Tauranga will now light up on the electric vehicle charging network, adding to the growing national infrastructure.

Bayfair Shopping Centre is powering into a sustainable future with the installation of an electric car charging station.


With a “build it and they will come” mindset Bayfair has installed two charging stations for electric vehicles. These stations, funded in partnership with Bay of Plenty Regional Council, can juice up an electric car in around six hours and are free of charge for Bayfair customers.

In collaboration with PowerCo and Charge Net NZ, a user pays “fast” charger is also available, which can charge a car in 10 to 25 minutes. More…

Originally written for The Bay of Plenty Times, 3rd March 2016