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Model S top to tail trip of New Zealand

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand' started by Johnwill, Jan 19, 2015.

  1. Johnwill

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    #1 Johnwill, Jan 19, 2015
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    Here are some highlights from the recent road trip completed by Steve West and Carl Barlev. Their journey took them from Auckland to Cape Reinga to Bluff and back to Auckland.

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    Steve's P85+ at Cape Reinga
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    Grabbing some go juice in Whangarei

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    ...along with friends.

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    New Zealand actor Chris Curtis apparently likes EVs.

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    At Lake Rotorua

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    Slumming it in Hamilton.

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    Shopping for spares. :wink:

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    Halfway down the North Island, Lake Taupo, only a few more thousand kilometres to go.

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    Charging in Wellington. What infrastructure?

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    Getting the grand tour of a very big series hybrid with electric final drive. Carl even got a bit of a top up of the Tesla during the ferry crossing.

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  2. Johnwill

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    It's a case of plug in where you can.

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    The result of hitchhikers and extra luggage.

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    Where better to get charged up than somewhere with 540 MW of installed generation.

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    Some stops required more help than others. Roll on the day when Type 2 EVSE units are everywhere.

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    Simply awesome.

    A lot of kiwi ingenuity on display.
     
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    Brilliant!

    Your guys are really #LeadingTheCharge. Well done.
     

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