Recent news and media coverage
March 2008: Tourism News "tourism innovator"
17 February 2008: Sunday Star Times Sunday magazine "going up"
20 January 2008: NZ Herald: Your Money
25 November 2007: NZ Tourism NZ - a green place to get around
3 November 2007: Dominion Post
New Zealand's first hybrid-only taxi company has begun business in Matakana, north of Auckland. Matakabs uses a fleet of hybrid vans and cars, which have internal combustion engines but convert energy wasted during coasting and braking into electricity, which is stored in a battery till needed by the electric motor.
1 November 2007: Niki's interview with Marcus Lush on Radio Live (scroll down to end of page)
31 October 2007: Scoop Independent News Matakabs: NZ's first hybrid taxi company
October 2007: NZ Taxi News NZ's first hybrid taxi company
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25 October 2007: Richard Heinberg, peak oil expert, visits NZ (and uses Matakabs)