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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
Hybrid Taxis
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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Our activities....

25 October 2007: Richard Heinberg, peak oil expert, visits NZ (and uses Matakabs)

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