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1 September 2023
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Fee Changes by Waka Kotahi (NZTA) coming 1 October

Discover the upcoming changes to regulatory fees and charges by Waka Kotahi (NZTA) that will affect vehicle owners across New Zealand. Stay informed about adjustments to driver license fees, vehicle registration fees, and road user charges. Learn how these changes are based on actual costs and aimed at creating fair and balanced contributions. Stay up-to-date with these fee adjustments to ensure you’re prepared for the new landscape of land transport regulations.
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28 August 2023
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Kia EV5 Introduced: The Compact Sibling of the EV9

Comprehensive review of the upcoming Kia EV5 in the New Zealand market, covering design, performance, and features.
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5 August 2023
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Powerful and Versatile: Top-Selling Utes in New Zealand as of July 2023

Discover the top-selling utes in New Zealand for 2023: Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi Triton, Toyota Hiace, and Nissan Navara. This comprehensive guide provides in-depth details on each vehicle’s features, performance, awards, and price ranges.
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5 August 2023
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Finding the Perfect Family SUV: A Guide to the Best 7-Seater Vehicles in 2023

Looking to buy the perfect 7-seater SUV for your family in New Zealand? Read our comprehensive guide with rich details and in-depth analysis of top models like Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda CX-9, Nissan X-Trail, Skoda Kodiaq, Toyota Highlander, and Mitsubishi Outlander.
5 August 2023
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The State of New Zealand’s Car Market: July 2023

An in-depth look at New Zealand’s car market in 2023 to date. Explore key trends, market fluctuations, the impact of weather events, and insights on electric vehicles. Tailored for car buyers looking to make informed decisions.
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4 August 2023
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The Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2024: A Confluence of Heritage and Modernity

A comprehensive review of the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado 2024, encompassing its rich history, modern innovations, and what makes it stand out in today’s SUV market.
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4 August 2023
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Toyota’s Revamped Land Cruiser 70 Set to Grace New Zealand Roads Once Again

Toyota New Zealand reintroduces the iconic Land Cruiser 70, merging traditional rugged design with modern enhancements. Discover the legacy, features, and what this return means for local auto enthusiasts.
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19 July 2023
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Hyundai’s Radically Transformed 2024 Santa Fe to Make Waves

Discover the radically revamped 2024 Hyundai Santa Fe, seamlessly blending city elegance with robust outdoor utility. Arriving in New Zealand in early 2024, this SUV promises unmatched versatility and luxury.
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