EVs to charge in Tamahere

Tamahere is to join the electric vehicle (EV) revolution with installation of a public, 50kW DC, fast EV charger at the village centre.

The arrival of the ChargeNet rapid charger will make Tamahere part of a growing nationwide network fast closing on the goal of a charger every 75km along New Zealand’s main state highways.

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Warmer home grants open

The Government’s Warmer Kiwi Homes Programme is now offering grants for insulation and heaters to low income, owner-occupied homes.

The grants cover two‐thirds of the cost of installing insulation. Grants for approved heaters (efficient heat pumps, wood burners and pellet burners) are capped at a maximum of $2500.

To be eligible for a grant:

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