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NZ EV Podcast 58: ChargeNet NZ

This week Theo and Dee talk with CEO of ChargeNet Steve West about the year just been, we chat about what we are looking forward to in 2019, and we fill you in on what ChargeNet has been up too. This is our final podcast of 2018. Check back […]


NZ EV Podcast 57: Kwikli Electric Mopeds

This week Theo and Dee talk with Rushabh Trivedy Founder & CEO of Kwikli. Kiwikli is a start-up ridesharing service offering electric moped which is currently being trialled on Auckland North Shore. Rushabh talks to us about how it all started. If you enjoy our Podcast please support us by subscribing to the podcast on The more support we get the […]


NZ EV Podcast 56: Ohmio

This week Theo talks with David Verma Program Director, Technologist, ITS Expert at Ohmio. Ohmio self-driving vehicle technology originally created by HMI Technologies, a global technology company and innovator of Intelligent Transport Systems. Ohmio is making big in the world of autonomous driving with big plans on the horizon. We also talk about electric […]


NZ EV Podcast 55: SolarCity

This week Theo and Dee talk with Gareth Williams, Chief Technology Officer at SolarCity about their fantastic solar offerings for your home. We talk about how to be more energy independent and the best way to charge your EV on a Solar System. Also, we talk with Paul O’Connor from OEM Audio about his new charging cable […]


NZ EV Podcast 54: EV Insurance

This week Theo and Dee talk with Jon-Paul Hale a personal insurance broker from Willow Grove Insurance about EV insurance. And we dive into a discussion on Tesla Insurance and why it may cost you more than you think. The NZ EV Podcast is brought to you with the help from OEM Audio, New Zealand’s leading supplier […]


NZ EV Podcast 53: Electric Avenue – Big Boys Toys

This week Theo and Dee talk with Director of Big Boys Toys Dean Wilson about Electric Avenue which will be part of Big Boys Toys 2018. We have a great chat about what will be on the show and how to Win some free passes to Big Boys Toys. Also, if you have thought about […]


NZ EV Podcast 52: Lime Scooters

This week Theo and Dee talk with Hank Rowe, Launcher at Lime Scooters about Limes electric scooter rollout. Hank did very well even when faced with Dee West who was dressed as Wonder Woman for the interview. It was Halloween on the day we recorded this episode if that helps you work that one out. […]


NZ EV Podcast 51: We need to talk about Elon

This week Theo and Dee are back in the studio talking EV news and current events. Well mainly having an overdue talk about Elon and EV insurance. Thank you to all our listeners for sticking with us contributing to the show and do keep letting us know what you want to hear about. We love your […]


NZ EV Podcast 50: Welcome to our 50th Episode!

Welcome to our 50th Podcast. Who would have thought we would get this far. This week Theo and Dee are back in the studio with guest Darcy Ungaro from the NZ Everyday Investor Podcast talking about how much it makes sense to buy that EV you have always wanted now and how you can do it! Thank you to […]


NZ EV Podcast 49: NZ Hits 10,000 EV’s

This week Theo and Dee are back in the studio and catch up while talking the EV news. Well mainly catch up. We announce prize winners of our feedback competition, and we talk EV T2 trial coming to an end, 10,000 EV registration and Star Trek. Show Links: Tesla Model X owner says car ‘saved’ […]


NZ EV Podcast 48: The Real First 50 EV Conversions

This week Theo is back from his holiday in Samoa and talks through stats recently received from the LVVTA about EV Conversions in New Zealand. What number are you, where do you fit on the list? Show Links: Low Volume Vehicle Technical Association EV’s as at August 2018: LVVTA: NZ EV Podcast Facebook […]


NZ EV Podcast 47: Local & global newsbytes

Z Energy buys Flick Electric, NZ electric rubbish trucks, Unitech Quadbike unveiling at EV World 2018, Dee vents why she’s not a hydrogen fan, Fev Smart Vehicles & more. Please do send us your questions on our social channels or join us in the studio! Show Links: NZ EV Podcast Facebook Page: Or go to: […]


NZ EV Podcast 46: Let’s talk about Batteries

This week Theo and Dee talk to Sergio Baron a genuine genius. Sergio works in nanotech, particularly battery and storage technology. He’s a professor and entrepreneur. His company, Dynami Technology, has been all over the news in South America and is poised to be a massive force for good, as Argentina holds one of the […]


NZ EV Podcast 45: Formula SAE

This week Theo and Dee talk with Lizzy Grant Team Leader of the University of Auckland Formula SAE racing team who attended this years EV World. The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) hosts the annual Formula SAE-A event. It is a three-day international, student engineering competition centred on the design, construction and racing of an internal combustion or […]


NZ EV Podcast 44: HaloIPT Wireless Vehicle Charging

This week Theo talks with Grant Covic, an Auckland University Professor & co-founder of HaloIPT – a magnetic wireless EV charging system which is one of the most exciting spin-outs from UniServices. The University of Auckland’s commercialisation company technology has been taken up by UK companies including Rolls-Royce. Show Links: Going Wireless: Professor Grant Anthony Covic: […]


NZ EV Podcast 43: The First 50

A slightly shell-shocked Dee and Theo talk with Alan Miller EV Converter (First Featured on Episode 2 “Conversion Kings”) about EV Conversions and the heavy fleet predictions for New Zealand. Show Links: EV World 2018 9-11 August: NZ EV Podcast Facebook Page: Or go to: The NZ EV Podcast is brought to you with the help […]


NZ EV Podcast 42: EV World 2018 on the Horizon

This week Dee and Theo are busy preparing for EV World 2018 which runs from the 9th-11th of August in Auckland. So we talk about what there is to look forward to and listen back to some of the highlights from last years EV World 2017. See you there. If you enjoy our Podcast please […]


NZ EV Podcast 41: EV Roam

This week Dee and Theo talk with Vanessa Wills from the AA (The Automobile Association) about the launch of EV Roam. EVRoam is a live database of New Zealand’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It collects real-time information from all safe and monitored public charge points around New Zealand, and freely distributes it. If you enjoy […]


NZ EV Podcast 40: The Right to Repair – Part Deux

This week Theo and Dee catch up with tinkerer and engineer extraordinaire, Niall Darwin and get an update on his negotiations with Tesla about restoring charging to his Tesla he repaired, and Dee fills us in on her latest speaking event at a conference in Scotland. If you enjoy our Podcast […]


NZ EV Podcast 39: The Electric Vehicle Association of Aotearoa

This week Dee is away speaking at a conference in Scotland. Theo talks with guests comedian Te Radar and EV Enthusiast Justin Boyd about autonomous electric battle droid tractors and the new Electric Vehicle Association of Aotearoa. If you own EV sign up to the Electric Vehicle Association of Aotearoa today. If you enjoy our Podcast please support […]