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ChargeNet appoints Martin Miles as Chief Operating Officer

ChargeNet, New Zealand’s nationwide EV charging network, announced that industry veteran Martin Miles has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer.

ChargeNet opens Northland’s first hyper-rapid (300kW) charging location

Electric vehicles (EV) can now ‘fill up’ at Gull Kaiwaka. ChargeNet, New Zealand’s largest EV charging network, has opened Northland’s first hyper-rapid (300kW) charging location, just in time for the holiday season.

ChargeNet marks 50kW rapid charger at Mokau live

EV drivers can now confidentially travel between Auckland and New Plymouth, with a new 50kW rapid charging station installed at Mokau.

ChargeNet signs major investment deal

ChargeNet announced it had signed a deal with global company Mercuria, which has acquired a 20% stake in the company.

ChargeNet continues expansion of hyper-rapid electric vehicle charging network

ChargeNet has received co-funding for three hyper-rapid EV chargers projects in the Waikato, Wellington, and Queenstown.

Charging up Taupo with hyper-rapid electric vehicle charging hub

New hyper-rapid EV chargers that provide EVs with up to 400km of range in 15 minutes have been switched on in Taupō Central.

ChargeNet Sound Bites

  • ChargeNet is the largest EV charging network in the Southern Hemisphere
  • The ChargeNet network has more than 325 AC & DC chargers across 160 sites around the country
  • The ChargeNet network has over 250 rapid charging locations across the country, with sites in Waitiki Landing in Northland to Bluff in Southland
  • In August 2020, ChargeNet installed New Zealand’s fastest EV chargers in Auckland. The dual 300kW Hyperchargers are capable of charging at up to 300 kilowatts and are powered by 100% zero carbon energy
  • Charging data from ChargeNet NZ show an average rapid charging session costs customers less than $8
  • New Zealand is a perfect geographical, technical, and economic environment to adopt Electric Vehicle technology. At least 80% of NZ electricity is sourced using renewable methods, and electrification of vehicles would strengthen the local economy and provide a path to energy independence for New Zealand

In the news

ChargeNet Mokau Installation


Drivers of electric vehicles heading into or out of Taranaki from the north will now be able to “juice up” in Mokau. ChargeNet has installed a rapid charging station on State Highway 3 in the town.

ChargeNet Waipu Installation

NZ Herald

Northland’s electric vehicle charging network has been extended, with a new fast EV charger at Waipū and is the latest in Northland’s network and plugs a gap in a key location for motorists.

Major investment accelerates growth of ChargeNet’s nationwide EV charging network


ChargeNet has confirmed Mercuria, a Geneva-based energy trading company that has turned over more than $US100 billion in revenue, has taken a 20 per cent stake in the Kiwi charging network provider.

ChargeNet 300kW hypercharger Bombay (6)


ChargeNet has confirmed it will be adding more 300kW hypercharger sites after receiving more Government funding as part of the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund.


EVs & Beyond

New hyper-rapid EV chargers providing up to 400km range in 15 minutes have been switched on in Taupo Central, with an official opening planned on July 24.

ChargeNet new website launched June 2021


Company plans to boost charging network and encourage more people into EVs as it embarks on new phase of its business strategy.

New Zealand's EV charging network continues to expand


New Zealand’s EV charging network continues to expand. TWG has partnered with ChargeNet, who are supplying the software for the charging installation and YHI Energy who have supplied the Delta 25kW DC Wallbox Chargers.

Porsche World Road Show must go on all the way to New Zealand


Forget Covid-19, the Porsche World Road Show must go on… all the way to New Zealand. Porsche NZ even got ChargeNet on board to install two 300kW Hyper Chargers at Hampton Downs to keep the six Taycans juiced up during the event.

Oamaru Mail Charging stations proving popular

Oamaru Mail

Network Waitaki has partnered with ChargeNet, joining an existing network of more than 200 rapid chargers throughout New Zealand. ChargeNet, the largest rapid charging network in New Zealand, now manages billing on Network Waitaki’s behalf.

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