Key gaps in the South Island’s public EV charging network will be closed with support from the Government’s Low Emissions Transport Fund (LETF), Minister for Energy and Resources Dr. Megan Woods announced today.

“This round of co-funding was strategically targeted at a few specific locations, to ensure there is good charging coverage in the South Island,” Megan Woods said.

“Five new locations – Kohatu, Haast, Hari Hari, St Arnaud, and Springs Junction – will receive DC fast chargers in a partnership between the LETF and Meridian Energy.

Read the full press release here: Closing the gaps for public EV charging in South Island | link)

LETF Round 4 EV Charging Map
Each of these locations will have 2 DC chargers, expected to be operational by May 2023.