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Nationwide Network
 The ChargeNet NZ network comprises over 100 sites. These are being installed at an average of one every two weeks, so the complete network will take about three years to deploy.
Active Stations
Under Construction
Opening Soon
Open by end 2018
Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about our network? Check here first for the most commonly asked questions. If you have a different question, please contact us or phone us on 0800 2 CHARGE.

I own an EV, how do I join?

As an EV owner in New Zealand, you are able to sign up and gain instant access to the complete fast charger network. We need a mailing address to send your RFID fob to. We also strongly recommend you provide your mobile phone number. Accounts are enabled by attaching a VISA or MasterCard to make payment. At the end of each month we send you a statement via email, and your credit card is charged with at least 7 days’ notice.

How does charging work?

When you sign up you will be couriered an RFID card that gives you access to the fast charger network: just tap it against the front of the charger to activate.
If you need to use the network before your card has arrived, or if you don’t have your card handy, you can still activate a charger by txt message, from this web site, from the PlugShare app on your phone or by calling 0800 2 CHARGE.

What do your chargers cost to use?

Fast chargers are extremely expensive to purchase and install. When you charge using our network you are paying for (a) the use of the machine and (b) the electricity supplied. Our usual rates are: 25c/minute + 25c/kWh.

Where are your charging stations?

Check out the map here.

What cars are compatible?

All our chargers support both CHAdeMO and CCS charging standards. CHAdeMO is used by Japanese vehicles like the Nissan Leaf. CCS exists in two forms, Type 1 to suit American cars and Type 2 for European cars. Our chargers support the American CCS standard.

The Tesla Model S can be charged from the CHAdeMO outlet using an adapter cable.

Do you have Type 2 chargers?

Our New Plymouth DC charger has a CCS-Type 2 Combo cable (and a CHAdeMO cable). The solar powered AC charger on The Strand in Tauranga has a Type 2 port suitable for BYO cables.

Which cars can be charged ?

Any BEV or PHEV that supports DC charging and has either a CHAdeMO or CCS-Type 1 Combo port, or which has an adaptor to fit one of these.