AI: List of ALL the Companies Working on Artificial Intelligence

The following companies are working on Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning!

  1. AcknoSoft
    • Intelligent decision-support systems applied to failure diagnosis in industrial maintenance, engineering data mining, helpdesk support, and other areas.
  2. Acquired Intelligence Inc
    • Knowledge-based software products and services.
  3. AIAI
    • Applied research and technology transfer institute; as part of the University of Edinburgh it is the largest AI group in Europe.
  4. Ascent Technology Inc.
    • Experience in expert systems, machine learning, probabilistic reasoning, database mining, genetic algorithms, computer vision, and natural language understanding.
  5. AlchemyAPI
    • Aquired by IBM affectionatly named “Watson”.
  6. American Heuristics Corporation
    • Software technology consulting and training in data mining, complex decision systems, and OOPS.
  7. AND Corporation
    • Developers of Holographic Neural Technology (HNeT)
  8. Anchovy Labs
    • Joined the Drop Box team in 2012.
  9. Applied AI Systems, Inc
    • Oldest AI Research and Development Company in Canada involved in a variety of AI research areas including autonomous robots and artificial life.
  10. Assistum
    • Strategic Knowledge Management using fuzzy logic. Assistum facilitates the capturing and reuse of knowledge for decision making.
  11. Attar Software
    • Authors of the XpertRule range of software for Knowledge Based System development, Research Optimization and Data Mining.
  12. Applied Systems Intelligence, Inc.
    • Specializing in applied artificial intelligence technologies.
  13. BioComp Systems, Inc
    • Biologically based computer systems for business and science that learn, adapt, and evolve.
  14. Blackboard Technology Group, Inc.
    • Vendor of blackboard and agent-based systems.
  15. Brightware, Inc.
    • Licenses, develops and maintains Art*Enterprise, and provides high-level AI consulting to business.
  16. Chr.Liisberg A/S
    • Home of the KAYS Agent the first “easy to use” software to share knowledge.
  17. Comdale Technologies Inc.
    • “A company dedicated to developing intelligent systems software.”
  18. CompEngServ Ltd.
    • CES has experience in conventioanal expert systems as well as real-time expert systems.
  19. Competence Center for Neurocomputing
    • SYNAPSE1, SYNAPSE2-PC technologies
  20. Cycorp
    • Cyc common sense technology.
  21. Deep Mind
    • Joined forces with Google in 2014.
  22. Deep Speech
    • Started by Chinese search engine Baidu
  23. Delta-X Research
    • Develops predictive maintenance software to the electric power industry.
  24. Design Power, Inc
    • Developer of of knowledge-based engineering systems for plant design, factory layout, and building design in the A/E/C and manufacturing industries.
  25. DFKI AI Lab
    • With support from Google.
  26. Electronic Brains Australia
    • Consulting in neural networks and genetic algorithms.
  27. ELF Software Co.
    • Natural language query interfaces for Microsoft Access databases.
  28. Explore Reasoning Systems Inc.
    • Automation of business processes.
  29. Flexible Intelligence Group
    • FlexTool soft computing product suites for building computationally intelligent systems in diverse domains.
  30. G6G Consulting Group
    • Research and consulting company specializing in AI.
  31. Gensym
    • Leading supplier of software for creating intelligent real-time solutions for industrial, scientific, commercial, and government applications worldwide.
  32. G.O.International Air Service
    • Research tool for live functional system modeling.
  33. HOME TEAM
    • Resource for information about intelligent or smart houses.
  34. Harlequin
    • Software company specialising in symbolic processing, electronic publishing, and their applications Hanke & Hörner Software ActiveX/OCX Genetic Programming Control.
  35. Hugin Expert A/S
    • Expert system software house in construction and execution of Belief Networks (also known as Bayesian Networks, or Causal Probabilistic Networks)
  36. IET Intelligent Electronics
    • Intelligent software for scheduling people, resources and processes; diagnosing, troubleshooting and repairing equipment; and improving fabric utilization.
  37. ImageVision.com
    • Advanced image searches with AI
  38. Inference Corporation
    • Specializes in CBR (Case Based Reasoning) technology, especially (but not exclusively) for the help desk market.
  39. Integral Solutions Ltd.
    • AI/KBS and Data Mining tools
  40. IntelliCorp
    • Makers of Kappa software
  41. IQ Engines
    • Acquired  by Yahoo in 2013
  42. LEVEL5
    • Level Five Research, an Information Builders company.
  43. LookFlow
    • Joined the Yahoo team in 2013.
  44. LPA
    • Prolog based tools and solutions for Windows and Macintosh PCs.
  45. Lumina Decision Systems, Inc.
    • Computer software and services company that develops and markets software for modeling and decision support.
  46. Man Machine Interfaces, Inc.
    • AI software tools and applications.
  47. MetaMind
    • Started by Khosla Ventures and Salesforce’s Mac Benioff, MetaMind is “Bringing advanced AI to the public”
  48. MicroStrategy
    • Decision Support System (DSS) & Data Warehousing Relational OLAP Software.
  49. Neural Applications Corporation
    • Supplier of intelligent control techology to industry Norsys Software Corp. Making advanced Bayesian belief network and influence diagram technology practical and affordable with their Netica product.
  50. NovaCast
    • Develops knowledgebased systems for various branches, e.g. foundry industry, medicine and finance.
  51. Perceptio
    • Acquired by Apple.
  52. PLATINUM Technology Inc.
    • Developer of Aion Development System, an expert system shell.
  53. RMV Electronics
    • Specialists in data acquisition, process control, and robotics.
  54. Quadrillion
    • Data analysis software for semiconductor manufacturers.
  55. Sentient AI
    • created the basis for Apples Siri
  56. Servile Software
    • Specialists in thinking software.
  57. SkyPhrase
    • Joined the Yahoo Team in 2013.
  58. Stottler Henke Associates. Inc
    • Consulting company for broad range of AI solutions, specializing in cased based reasoning.
  59. The Grid
    • “Your personal AI web developer”
  60. Ultragem Data Mining
    • Data mining services using genetic algorithms.
  61. Unica
    • Home of industrial-strength neural net solutions.
  62. Vicarious
    • Started by Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg and Ashton Kutcher.
  63. Visual Graph
    • Acquired by Pinterest.
  64. VocialIQ
    • Acquired by Apple
  65. Wit.ai
    • Natural language for developers, acquired by Facebook.
  66. X.ai
    • Calender scheduling with “Amy” your ai assistant
  67. ZDM Scientiifc Ltd
    • Custom Data Mining services and Real Time Expert Systems development.

Have I missed something? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments bellow!

List of ALL The Speed Reading Software and Books

Looking to invest some time and money on learning how to speed read? Here is a list of the best speed reading tools you can get!

Application/Web Based Speed Reading Solutions:

  1. 7SpeedReading.com – Windows/Mac/Linux/Chrome OS
  2. Ace Reader Lite – Windows/Mac
  3. Iris Reading – Online Courses
  4. Reader’s Edge – Windows or Web based
  5. EyeQ Advantage – Web based
  6. RocketReader.com – Web based
  7. Spreed – Chrome web browser plugin that teaches you how to speed read on a website with content of your choice!
  8. FastReaders – Web based
  9. SpeedReaderX.com Windows/Web based
  10. SpReader.com – Windows/Mac/Ipad
  11. Eyercize.com – Web based
  12. ZapReader.com – Web based
  13. ReadFa.st – Web  based with a Facebook login

Books to help you read more efficiently:

  1. The Photo Reading Whole Mind System – Paul R. Scheele [Amazon]
  2. Speed Reading: Third Edition (Plume) – Tony Buzan [Amazon]
  3. The Speed Reading Book: Read More, Learn More, Achieve More – Tony Buzan [Amazon]
  4. Triple Your Reading Speed – Wade E. Culter [Amazon]
  5. How to be a Super Reader – Ron Cole [Amazon]
  6. Breakthrough Rapid Reading – Peter Kump [Amazon]
  7. The Speed Reading Book – Peter Buzan [Amazon]
  8. Speed Reading & Comprehension Guide – Joachim FIsher [Amazon]
  9. Reading With The Right Brain – David Butler [Amazon]

Have these links been helpful to you? Have your say in the comments below.

Electric Bikes: List of all the Electric Bike Retailers and Electric Bike Conversion Kits

Considering getting onto an electric bike? These websites have electric conversions and purely electric bikes!

Where To Buy Ebike’s In NZ (List of Retailers)

  1. ElectricBikeHub.co.nz
  2. ElectricBikes.co.nz
  3. anEbike.co.nz
  4. Volto.co.nz
  5. ECyclesNZ.com
  6. eBikeStudio.co.nz
  7. a2b-ecycle.co.nz
  8. ChargeAbout.co.nz
  9. TheElectricBicycle.co.nz
  10. ArrowBikes.co.nz
  11. Fluxco.nz
  12. TechBikes.nz
  13. Trademe.co.nz
  14. WellingtonElectricBikes.co
  15. NZeBikes.com
  16. ecoquip.nz
  17. ElectricBikesPalmerstonNorth.co.nz

Where To Buy Electric Bike’s From Overseas

  1. EzeeBike.com
  2. E-BikeRig.com
  3. EelctricBikeReview.com
  4. GoldenMotor.ca
  5. Hi-PowerCycles.com
  6. DillengerElectricBikes.com
  7. global.ego-kits.com
  8. ElectricBikeOutfitters.com
  9. eBikeMyBike.com
  10. ElectricRider.com
  11. Amazon.com
  12. Lekkie.bike
  13. GreenBikeKit.com
  14. Electric-Bike-Kit.com
  15. Electric-Bikes.com
  16. Cyclone-tw.com

How To Build Your E-Bike Yourself

  1. Eco-Ants.co.nz
  2. eBikes.ca
  3. NYCWheels.com
  4. eBikeSchool.com

Have I missed something? Have you ridden an electric bike? Please let us know your experiences in the comments below!

Freelancing: Work From Home As A Freelancer With This List Of Freelance Websites

Want to work from home as a freelancer?

Start freelancing and work for clients all over the world.

Here’s a list of all the major freelance marketplaces to offer your services.

Top 5 Freelancing Platforms:

  1. Fiverr.com
    • The Original and most well known.
  2. SEOClerks.com
    • Micro jobs in SEO and Internet Marketing
  3. PeoplePerHour.com
    • Logos, Banners, Videos and Avatars
  4. Fourerr.com
    • Top-notch service providers and pay for results, not hourlies.
  5. MyCheapJobs.com
    • Animation, Programming, Digital Marketing and much more.

More Freelancer Marketplaces:

  1. TenBux.com
    • Where the bargains and the buyers meet
  2. GigsGiver.com
    • Nice looking website and secure payment options.
  3. Studio.Evanto.com
    • Logo’s, Marketing, Animation, WordPress
  4. Zeerk.com
    • Micro Jobs from $5 to $1000
  5. GigsClerk.com
    • Basic website but it has quite a nice feel to it compared to the others listed.
  6. RoundShelf.com
    • Freelancers 20% cheaper than Fiverr
  7. Isvarr.com
    • Your everyday Fiverr clone.
  8. FiverUp.com
    • Basically a Fiverr Clone, I’d try elsewhere.
  9. TaskArmy.com
    • Manually screened sellers and a more professional feel than fiver.
  10. Gigbucks.com
    • Digital Marketers, Creatives and more from $5 to $50 Bucks
  11. Redlr.com
    • “The Fun Marketplace”
  12. Tenrr.com
    • The Marketplace for jobs under $10!

Niche Freelancing Websites:

  1. INeedArticles.com
    • A good place to start for all your article needs.
  2. Speedlancer.com
    • When time truly is money.
  3. Wizpert.com
    • If all you need is a little advice.

Weak Freelancing Sites Not Worth The Effort:

  1. HubWit.com
    • Don’t know that I’d bother…
  2. SocialHawkers.com
    • Seems rather quiet around here!
  3. Damongo.com
    • Just feels cheap and dodgy.
Have you used one of these sites? Share your experiences in the comments below!

List of Co-Working Spaces in New Zealand

List of all the Co-Working Spaces in New Zealand!

Auckland Co-Working Spaces:

  1. Bizdojo K Rd, Auckland
  2. ColabNZ Queen Street, Auckalnd
  3. ColabNZ Ponsonby Road, Auckalnd
  4. BizDojo Auckland
  5. Generator Britomart, Auckland
  6. Movers&Shakers Britomart, Auckland
  7. Loft 503 Britomart, Auckland
  8. The Kitchen Ponsonby, Auckland
  9. Share Space New Lynn, Auckland
  10. Enterprise Lab Albert St, Central Auckland
  11. GridAKL Auckland
  12. The Ice House Parnell, Auckland

Tauranga Co-Working Spaces:

  1. Base Station Tauranga
  2. Studio64 Tauranga
  3. Ignition Tauranga
  4. 6Tawa Mt Maunganui

Wellington Co-Working Spaces:

  1. Altspace Wellington
  2. BizDojo Wellington
  3. Orchard Studios Wellington
  4. Enspiral Space Wellington
  5. YWN Workshop Wellington

Christchurch Co-Working Spaces:

  1. Epicentre Christchurch
  2. Ministry of Awesome HQ Christchurch

The remaining Co-Working Spaces:

  1. HangarWorkSpace Queenstown
  2. Soda Inc Hamilton
  3. TheBridgeStreetCollective Nelson

Guided Cycle Tours In New Zealand + Self Guided Cycling Tour Options

What better way to explore NZ than by bike?

At that speed, you really get to appreciate nature and the views.

Central government, local governments, and organised groups of passionate people are putting together a network of cycle trails around New Zealand.

Imagine a day when they are all connected. All separated from vehicle traffic. Suitable for people of all ages to enjoy. Wow. That day is coming.

For now, you need to explore the sections that are finished!

There are 3 ways to do it:

  • Self guided cycling
  • Guided cycling tours
  • Mountain biking trails

Guided Cycle Tours In New Zealand:

  1. TakaroTrails.co.nz
    • From two hours to 5 five days, self guided to guided tours, easy rides to more challenging ones Jenny at Takaro Trails has the Hawkes Bay covered.
  2. SacredRides.com
    • Covering South Island. US$3000 packages and up. I suspect they specialise in US tourists 🙂
  3. NewZealand.com
    • List of most established trails with guided tours
  4. NaturalHigh.co.nz
    • NZ wide. Specialise in 17 days guided tours. Eg Auckland to Christchurch
  5. PedalTours.co.nz
    • NZ wide. 13 options from Easy to Moderate
  6. TuataraTours.co.nz
    • Extensive list of tours all over the country ranging from three to five days.
  7. NaturesHighway.co.nz
    • Enjoy the glorious scenery by yourself knowing that your luggage is being taken care of.
  8. Bike-NZ.com
    • From road cycling to mountain biking or even “lifestyle cycling” Bike-NZ is a good place to start.
  9. NZBicycleTours.com
    • Specialists in fully supported bicycle vacations. Choose a “standard tour” or work with Brian to create your own custom journey.
  10. PureTrailsNewZealand.co.nz
    • Enjoy the beautiful South Island with Pure Trails New Zealand.

Self Guided Cycling In New Zealand:

  1. NZCycleTours.com
    • Looking for a self guided tour? NZ Cycle Tours is a great place to start!
  2. NZbyBike.com
    • NZbyBike.com was launched in August of 2010 with one goal – to tell the world the New Zealand is a bloody great place to ride a bike
  3. NewZealand.com
    • Lists of cycle trails and other things to do in New Zealand, organised by the New Zealand Government.
  4. NZCycleTrail.com
    • Simply input your location and riding ability and let NZ Cycle Trails do the searching for you!
  5. CycleToursGlobal.com
    • Still not sure if NZ is the cycling destination for you? Take a read of this!
  6. AdventureSouth.co.nz
    • list of the Great Rides in the South.
  7. AmericanTrails.org
    • Not sure what to expect when cycling New Zealand? This post by Sarah Berry is a great read.
  8. AATravel.co.nz
    • The AA not only know cars they also know bikes, and your travel!
  9. CrazyGuyOnABike.com
    • This website looks like it is out of the dark ages, but its a very in-depth guide or narrative of his trip!
  10. BikePacking.com
    • Looking for a biking event? With 300 registered riders “The Tour Aotearoa” sounds like a good place to start!
  11. WorldBiking.info
    • Looking for an enticing mix of quiet roads, spectacular scenery and old-fashioned hospitality these are some of the best rides in New Zealand!

Mountain Biking In New Zealand:

  1. SingleTracks.com
    • List of over 250 Mountain bike tracks ranked!
  2. Cordrona.com
    • Home to New Zealand’s highest bike park!
  3. OffTrack.co.nz
    • Scenic bike rides showcasing stunning Otago, through to advanced mountain biking including singletrack and enduro style rides.
  4. NewZealand.com
    • New Zealand government website featuring details on popular mountain biking tracks.
  5. JustMTB.co.nz
    • Whether bike park, back country, enduro or xc floats your boat, JustMTB will show you New Zealand’s hidden treasures on the trip of a lifetime.
  6. WanakaBikeTours.co.nz
    • Cycle tours, Heli Biking and Multi Day Tours, Wanaka Bike Tours does it all!
  7. RideRotorua.com
    • Interested in riding the 130 kilometers of trail in Rotorua? Ride Rotorua has you covered!
  8. Fat-Tyre.co.nz
    • Fat-Tyre are Queenstown’s specialists in Heli-Biking, Back Country and Multi-Day Tours.
  9. MountainBike.co.nz
    • Home to a great blog about Mountain biking in New Zealand.

Have you been on one of these trails before? Share your experiences in the comments below.

Solar Power Installers: List of ALL New Zealand Solar Installers

Love the idea of Free Energy? Who doesn’t?!

My mission is to create a list of ALL the solar installers in New Zealand.

Have I missed one? Add it to the list using the comments section below.

Nationwide Solar Power Installers:

  1. AASolar.co.nz
  2. AbleSolar.co.nz
  3. Alphatron.co.nz
  4. BDT.co.nz
  5. Cellpower.co.nz
  6. CurrentGeneration.co.nz
  7. ESolar.co.nz
  8. EnphaseEnergy.com
  9. HarrisonsSolarEnergy.co.nz
  10. IndependentPower.co.nz
  11. Mitsubishi-Electric.co.nz
  12. NZSolarCentre.co.nz
  13. NZSolarFarms.co.nz
  14. PowerSmartSolar.co.nz
  15. PowerTech.co.nz
  16. SolarKing.co.nz
  17. SolarPartnersNZ.co.nz
  18. Wasabi-Solar.co.nz
  19. Wellforces.com
  20. Reid Technology

Auckland Solar Power Installers:

  1. Able Solar
  2. Independent Power NZ
  3. Solarman – 0800 33 66 40
  4. Gold Energy – 09 269 752
  5. KM Solar –  09 307 9144
  6. Solar60 – 09 274 3760
  7. Xolar Energies Technology – 09 410 6278
  8. Eco Creations – 09 529 0330
  9. Auckland Solar Energy 09 298 3770
  10. SolarWorld – 09 521 6007
  11. Renewable Energy Development 09 480 6606
  12. World Solar 09 377 3018

Bay of Plenty Solar Power Installers:

  1. Solar Options – 07 308 8000
  2. SolarWise NZ – 07 357 5610
  3. HitekSolar.co.nz
  4. HaleElectrical.co.nz
  5. Energy Services – 07 578 4334
  6. Zen Energy Systems

Waikato Solar Power Installers:

  1. Self Power
  2. Good Energy – 07 866 0455
  3. Able Solar
  4. Gillies

Wellington Solar Power Installers:

  1. Ebbett Automation
  2. Tristram J Electrical – 027 231 0839
  3. NZ Solar Wellington
  4. Climate
  5. McNae Electrical
  6. NPE-Tech

Upper South Island Solar Power Installers:

  1. Alternative Power
  2. Active Solar
  3. Sola Nelson – 03 548 6565
  4. Solar Smart Energy – 03 546 9975
  5. Crabb Electrical – 027 229 3388
  6. SolarCity NZ
  7. New Zealand Solar – 03 544 8553
  8. Powertech Nelson – 03 451 0580
  9. Freedom Energy
  10. Sunpower Solar
  11. Renewable Energy Resources – 027 275 8966

Lower South Island Solar Power Installers:

  1. Awarua Synergy
  2. CPS Solar
  3. SK2 Solar – 03 942 3805
  4. MyGrid – 021 142 8030
  5. Solar Bright
  6. Solar Living NZ
  7. New Zealand Solar – 0800 697 652
  8. Gavin Lowe Energy
  9. Eco Value 027 477 8114
  10. Solahart Canterbury
  11. Power Options
  12. TH Solar
  13. Serviceman – 03 455 3333
  14. Solar Store
  15. North Canterbury Energy

Have I missed a local Solar Power installer? Please let me know in the comments below!

NZ Engineering, Construction, Transport, Manufacturing and Logistics Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Engineering, Construction, Transport, Manufacturing And Logistics industries.

  1. Agoge.nz
    • A recruitment agency specialising in transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries across New Zealand.
  2. AWF.co.nz
    • New Zealand-wide suppliers of temporary staff to industry.
  3. BusJobs.co.nz
    • A job vacancy site with a variety of roles for people wanting to work with buses.
  4. CRSRecruit.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies in Auckland.
  5. DareContract.co.nz
    • A company that specialises in recruitment of engineers in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure industries.
  6. GreenlightRecruitment.co.nz
    • A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in freight forwarding, logistics, and transport.
  7. Inspirec.com
    • Inspirec is a consultancy specialising in the recruitment of oil and gas, engineering, and energy professionals throughout Australasia.
  8. JobHunt.co.nz
    • The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) website provides a list of job vacancies in engineering.
  9. JobSmith.co.nz
    • JOBsmith specialises in technical and trade recruitment.
  10. KeySkills.co.nz
    • A recruitment company specialising in construction, engineering and manufacturing vacancies in Wellington and Tauranga.
  11. Careers.KiwiRail.co.nz
    • Search railway jobs with Kiwirail.
  12. ReFocus.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that finds jobs for engineers, technical staff, and tradespeople.
  13. RobLawMax.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering, technical and infrastructure positions throughout New Zealand.
  14. SARNZ.org.nz
    • Scaffolding, Access & Rigging New Zealand lists nationwide scaffolding, access and rigging vacancies.
  15. SolutionsPersonnel.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency focussing on the warehousing, transportation and warehousing industries.
  16. Tandr.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency specialising in engineering, construction, and infrastructure jobs.
  17. TRS.co.nz
    • Technical Recruitment Solutions is a recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies.
  18. TheTalentHive.co.nz
    • A specialist engineering and IT recruitment firm with offices in New Zealand and the UK.
  19. TradeStaff.co.nz
    Supplies temporary and permanent workers to the trade

    • sector.

YOUR THOUGHTS?

As always if I have missed one or you have any comments, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Pure Electric Cars: List of ALL The PURE Electric Car Models in The World

The objective of this page is to list all the pure electric car models in the world.

Not the PHEV Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (which have all the 100 year old issues of petrol cars that you want to avoid). Just the pure electric cars will be listed here.

List of Electric / Hybrid Cars Capable of Open-Road Speeds

  1. Bluecar – French
    • The Bluecar was the top selling highway-capable electric car in France in 2012
  2. BMW i3 – German
    • Available with an optional gasoline-powered range extender that increases the range from 130 to 160 km to 240 to 300 km
  3. BYD e6 – Chinese
    • Sales to the general public began in October, 2011, in Shenzhen, China.
  4. Chery QQ3 EV – Chinese
    • Available only in China
  5. Chevrolet Spark EV – American
  6. Fiat 500e – Italian
  7. Ford Focus Electric – Based on European Focus but only released in America
  8. Honda Fit EV – Japanese
  9. JAC J3 EV
    • Available only in China.
  10. Kandi Technologies KD5011
    Kia Soul EV
  11. Lada Ellada
  12. Mitsubishi i MiEV
  13. Nissan Leaf
  14. Peugeot iOn
    • Citroën C-ZERO in France and the EU, re-badged Mitsubishi i MiEV.
  15. Renault Fluence ZE
  16. Renault Zo
  17. Roewe E50
    • available only in China.
  18. Smart ED
    • Available for leasing in the United States since early 2011.
  19. U.S. and Europe.
  20. Tesla Model S
  21. Tesla Model X
    • The first production cars were delivered on September 29th, 2015
  22. Toyota RAV 4 EV
    • Developed in cooperation with Tesla Motors.
  23. Volkswagen e-Up!
  24. Volkswagen e-Golf
  25. Wheego Whip LiFe
  26. Aixam e City & e Coupé
  27. Buddy, successor to the Kewet
  28. Lumeneo Smera, 110 km/h
  29. Mia electric
  30. MM NmG, previously named Corbin Sparrow
  31. Sakura (Available in Italy from EFFEDI)
  32. Tango, 150 mph (240 km/h) ultra-narrow electric sports cars by Commuter Cars
  33. Tazzari Zero
  34. Toyota iQ EV

Low-Speed Electric Cars (Less Than Open Road Speed) also called “Neighborhood Electric Vehicles” (NEVs) in the US and “Quadricycles” in Europe

  1. Star EV
    • A specialist in golf carts who also offers a wide selection of electric vehicles ranging from 2 to 14 passengers. Made by Suzhou Eagle Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Co.,Ltd. in China
  2. Oka NEV ZEV
    • Low Speed Electric Vehicle made in Russia, sold in USA.
  3. Renault Twizy Z.E.
    • Two-seat electric car with a 4 or 13 kilowatt electric motor
  4. Columbia ParCar Corp
  5. CityEl
    • Three wheeled EV, produced in Germany.
  6. citEcar
    • Produced by Road Rat Motors in Gainesville, Florida
  7. Dynasty EV
    • A neighborhood electric vehicle
  8. Organic Transit ELF
    • A pedal-assisted, electric, velomobile of “tadpole” format. Manufactured in Durham, North Carolina, USA.
  9. EuAuto Mycar
    • Manufactured in Southern China, sold in Hong Kong, limited to roads with speed limit at or below 50 km/h
  10. Global Electric Motorcars, LLC (GEM)
    • Quite common in California.
  11. Kenguru
    • Pronounced “kangaroo” is a 4-wheeled 1-person electric vehicle designed for disabled use: with no seat, driven from a wheelchair.
  12. Mahindra e2o
    • launched in the Indian market in March 2013.
  13. Melex
    • Low Speed Electric Vehicle made in Poland, in production since 1971.
  14. Miles Electric Vehicles
    • LSVs for fleet and neighborhood use
  15. Twike
    • Three-wheeled EV with pedal assist option. Produced in Germany.
  16. Miles XS500
    • American design, Chinese production.

USA Companies That Specialise In Converting Cars Into Electric Vehicles

  1. Left Coast Electric
    • Based in Los Angeles, Left Coast Electric will convert most vehicles to electricity ranging from approximately $25,000 to $30,000
  2. Ampmobile Conversions
    • Located in South Carolina, Ampmobile Conversions will convert most cars to either AC or DC depending on budget and range requirements.
  3. Make Mine Electric
    • Based in California, Make Mine Electric will convert any car ranging from heavy classics to lightweight super mini’s for a starting price of $20,000
  4. Amp Electric Vehicles
    • Based in Ohio Amp Electric Vehicles specialise in converting your new or used Mercedes-Benz ML350 from fossil fuel to clean and green electric AC power.
  5. Pacific EV
    • Located in Bellevue, Washington Pacific EV will convert most vehicles to electric including 4×4’s, two wheel drive trucks and even light utilities. Conversions start at around $25,000 and will give you between 60 and 80 miles.

Glossary

  • EV: Electric Vehicle
  • PHEV: Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Have you driven an Electric Vehicle? Do you want one?

Share your experiences and thoughts below!

Job Finding Websites: List of ALL The Job Finding Websites in New Zealand

List of Job Finding Sites in New Zealand:

New Zealand general job vacancy websites

  1. Seek
    • An extensive list of job vacancies from employers across New Zealand and Australia. Also provides an email notification service and career development resources and training information.
  2. Trade Me Jobs
    • Trade Me Jobs is New Zealand’s most visited jobs site, and provides a wide range of vacancies.
  3. Hays Recruiting
    • An extensive range of job vacancies in New Zealand, and career resources from a worldwide recruiting company.
  4. Kinetic Recruitment
    • A wide range of temporary, part-time, and permanent job vacancy listings in New Zealand. Kinetic Recruitment also provide support and coaching services.
  5. MyJobSpace.co.nz
    • A job vacancy site where job seekers can set up a profile and online CV.
  6. Work and Income job search database
    • A large selection of current New Zealand job vacancies and general advice.
  7. Workpool
    • Aimed at connecting job seekers with recruiters. Job seekers can create profiles for viewing, and recruiters can list job vacancies.

New Zealand youth, student, and graduate vacancy websites

  1. Defence Careers
    • Information about joining the Navy, Army or Air Force.
  2. GradConnection
    • A website that helps graduates to find jobs in Australia and New Zealand.
  3. NZUniCareerHub
    • A website that lists graduate job vacancies and internship opportunities.
  4. Student Job Search
    • Listings of temporary job vacancies for tertiary students.

Māori and Pasifika job vacancy websites

  1. Mahi.co.nz
    • A Māori-focused employment opportunities website.
  2. Mana Recruitment
    • An agency specialising in Māori and Pacific employment.
  3. Māori and Pacific Jobs
    • A jobs board that lists vacancies with a Māori or Pacific focus.

New Zealand self-promotion websites

  1. Green Sky
    • A website that allows you to promote yourself to employers by creating an online profile describing yourself and your skills.
  2. I’m Looking
    • An online community that allows employers to connect with job seekers.
  3.  JobCafe
    • A site that matches job seekers’ skills with current vacancies in a wide range of fields.
  4. Jobit
    • An online open job market where people list jobs they need doing, and registered users submit a price for doing the work.

New Zealand job vacancy websites for people with disabilities

  1. Association for Supported Employment New Zealand
    • Provides links to a variety of supported employment organisations that help people with disabilities.
  2. Deaf Aotearoa New Zealand
    • Employment consultancy service for deaf people that supports you in your job hunt, including helping you decide on career options and work on your CV.
  3. Ministry of Social Development – Mainstream Employment Programme
    • The Mainstream Employment Programme provides subsidies, training, and support to help people with disabilities get work in the state sector.
  4. Workbridge
    • Helps people with disabilities, injuries and illness find work.
  5. Workwise
    • Supports people with experience of mental illness to choose, get, and keep jobs.

Job vacancy websites for migrants

  1. Seasonaljobs.co.nz
    • Search for seasonal job vacancies across the country, in many industries.
  2. Seasonalwork.co.nz
    • A job vacancy site listing a range of short-term work across New Zealand, mainly in hospitality, agriculture and horticulture.
  3. Working in New Zealand
    • Find information on employers and recruitment agencies relevant to the occupation and industry you want to work in.
  4. New Kiwis
    • A site that links New Zealand employers with skilled migrants who are eligible to work, and currently live or intend to live, in New Zealand.
  5. Workhere New Zealand
    • A company that connects skilled migrants and expat Kiwis from around the world to New Zealand-based companies with jobs in demand.

New Zealand regional websites

  1. Able Personnel
    • A Hawke’s Bay general recruitment agency.
  2. Fanselow Bell
    • A Nelson-based human resources company that helps people find work in Nelson and surrounding areas.
  3. GBL Personnel
    • A Wellington recruitment agency that specialises in placing people in permanent, temporary and contract positions in the Wellington region.
  4. Otago Daily Times
    • Job vacancies listed in the Otago daily newspaper, across a range of industries.
  5. Palmerston North Personnel
    • A Palmerston North-based general recruitment agency providing a service in the Manawtu
  6. Ryan
    • A Christchurch-based recruitment company specialising in commercial, industrial and human resources job placement.
  7. Success Personnel
    • A Hamilton-based agency listing casual and permanent vacancies, as well as services and advice for job seekers and employers.

New Zealand general recruitment agency websites

  1. Adecco
    • A recruitment agency that allows you to search for current vacancies by region.
  2. Advanced Personnel
    • A recruitment agency that places people across a range of industries, including engineering, roading, stores/warehousing, and building and construction.
  3. Beyond Recruitment
    • A recruitment agency specialising in IT, accounting, marketing, communications, telecommunications, engineering and government positions.
  4. Drake New Zealand
    • A recruitment and consultancy company based in Auckland, with nine branches nationwide.
  5. Enterprise Recruitment
    • Enterprise Recruitment is a New Zealand recruitment and human resources agency, servicing all industry sectors
  6. Fosterra
    • A recruitment firm focussing on providing HR and Recruitment services to South Island-based technically orientated companies
  7. Frog Recruitment
    • Browse jobs available through this agency including Accounting, IT, human resources, and sales.
  8. Hudson
    • A recruitment agency operating over a range of industries, including business, IT, and sales.
  9. Kelly
    • Browse temporary, part-time, and permanent jobs on offer through this agency.
  10. Lawson Williams Consulting Group
    • A recruitment agency with vacancies in a range of industries.
  11. McLaren Associates
    • A Wellington-based recruitment and HR consultancy company.
  12. Martin Personnel
    • A recruitment agency website with current vacancies in a wide range of industries.
  13. Momentum
    • A recruitment agency with 10 specialist areas, including communications, finance, and bicultural employment.
  14. OCG
    • A recruitment agency that lets you search for current vacancies in the main centres of New Zealand. Also provides an email address for sending CVs to the agency.
  15. Randstad
    • A New Zealand branch of the international company showing vacancies in several locations.
  16. Recruit NZ Limited
    • A Warkworth-based company that are specialists in recruitment and HR services.
  17. Salt
    • Salt is a recruitment agency that provides flexible and permanent positions from entry level to management.
  18. Robert Walters
    • A recruitment agency website with current vacancies in a wide range of industries.

RECRUITMENT SITES FOR: Arts and Media

  1. Museums Aotearoa
    • This website lists current vacancies in the museums and art gallery sector.
  2. The Big Idea
    • Lists Vacancies in the creative industries.
  3. Writerfind
    • A site featuring local and international vacancies for New Zealand writers and communications professionals.

Recruitment Sites For: Business People, Executives, and Professionals

  1. Albany Executive Recruitment
    • A recruitment agency specialising in management, administration, accounting, sales, marketing, customer service, operations and office support roles.
  2. Alpha Recruitment
    • A recruitment agency specialising in executive roles.
  3. Connex Recruitment
    • A recruitment company based in Auckland, specialising in administration staff, sales, finance, customer service, and other related roles.
  4. Greenlight Recruitment
    • A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency specialising in sales, IT, freight forwarding, logistics, insurance, and office and administration.
  5. Parker Bridge
    • A recruitment agency specialising in professional roles.
  6. people&co.
    • A recruitment agency based in Wellington that provides search and recruitment services for corporate, not-for-profit and government executive roles.
  7. Rice Consulting
    • A recruitment agency that specialises in finding staff for other businesses in the recruitment industry.
  8. Sheffield
    • A recruitment agency specialising in accounting, finance, marketing, sales, human resources, production/technical and general management vacancies.
  9. Wholeoranges Consulting
    • A company that recruits staff for executive, managerial and administrative business services support positions.

Education and social sciences

  1. Education Personnel
    • A recruitment agency specialising in education vacancies.
  2. NZ Education Gazette
    • Has an extensive list of teaching vacancies.
  3. Oasis Education Ltd
    • An employment agency specialising in teaching vacancies.

NZ Engineering, Construction, Transport, Manufacturing and Logistics Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Engineering, Construction, Transport, Manufacturing And Logistics industries.

  1. Agoge.nz
    • A recruitment agency specialising in transport, logistics, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries across New Zealand.
  2. AWF.co.nz
    • New Zealand-wide suppliers of temporary staff to industry.
  3. BusJobs.co.nz
    • A job vacancy site with a variety of roles for people wanting to work with buses.
  4. CRSRecruit.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies in Auckland.
  5. DareContract.co.nz
    • A company that specialises in recruitment of engineers in the oil and gas, mining and infrastructure industries.
  6. GreenlightRecruitment.co.nz
    • A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in freight forwarding, logistics, and transport.
  7. Inspirec.com
    • Inspirec is a consultancy specialising in the recruitment of oil and gas, engineering, and energy professionals throughout Australasia.
  8. JobHunt.co.nz
    • The Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) website provides a list of job vacancies in engineering.
  9. JobSmith.co.nz
    • JOBsmith specialises in technical and trade recruitment.
  10. KeySkills.co.nz
    • A recruitment company specialising in construction, engineering and manufacturing vacancies in Wellington and Tauranga.
  11. Careers.KiwiRail.co.nz
    • Search railway jobs with Kiwirail.
  12. ReFocus.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that finds jobs for engineers, technical staff, and tradespeople.
  13. RobLawMax.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency that specialises in engineering, technical and infrastructure positions throughout New Zealand.
  14. SARNZ.org.nz
    • Scaffolding, Access & Rigging New Zealand lists nationwide scaffolding, access and rigging vacancies.
  15. SolutionsPersonnel.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency focussing on the warehousing, transportation and warehousing industries.
  16. Tandr.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency specialising in engineering, construction, and infrastructure jobs.
  17. TRS.co.nz
    • Technical Recruitment Solutions is a recruitment agency that specialises in engineering vacancies.
  18. TheTalentHive.co.nz
    • A specialist engineering and IT recruitment firm with offices in New Zealand and the UK.
  19. TradeStaff.co.nz
    • Supplies temporary and permanent workers to the trade sector

NZ Farming, Fishing, Forestry and Mining Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Farming, fishing, forestry and mining industries.

  1. AgCareers.com
    • Agricultural jobs in New Zealand and abroad.
  2. CCRecruitment.co.nz
    • A recruitment company that matches farm workers with farmers.
  3. Fegan.co.nz
    • Fegan and Company focus on recruitment for the farming sector.
  4. FRENZ.co.nz
    • A New Zealand-wide farming employment agency specialising in the dairy sector.
  5. FridayOffCuts.co.nz
    • Weekly job advertisements for forestry and wood processing jobs in New Zealand and Australia.
  6. ConJobs.co.nz
    • New Zealand Conservation Jobs is a website that advertises job vacancies in the conservation industry.
  7. PickNZ.co.nz
    • Pick NZ gives you access to seasonal and full-time work opportunities in the horticulture industry.

Government, law and safety

  1. edenfx HSE Recruitment
    • A specialist recruitment agency for health, safety and environmental professionals.
  2. LGCareers
    • Job vacancies and advice on careers in local government in New Zealand.
  3. Jobs.govt.nz
    • The New Zealand Government’s job vacancy website.
  4. The Johnson Group
    • A specialist recruitment agency for policy analysts, policy managers and other government professionals.

Health and community

  1. Association of Salaried Medical Specialists
    • A searchable database of senior medical and dental vacancies in New Zealand.
  2. Au Pair Link New Zealand
    • An agency specialising in the placement of au pairs in New Zealand and overseas.
  3. Care Direct
    • A Wellington based agency providing casual and permanent staff in healthcare and nursing roles to aged care facilities and hospitals.
  4. Carefinder
    • Register for jobs in childcare, pet care, home tuition, house-sitting, gardening and elderly care.
  5. Carejobz
    • A recruitment company for aged care, allied healthcare and medical professional jobs in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
  6. Do Good Jobs
    • A website that lists jobs in the not-for-profit, charity and community sectors.
  7. Execucare
    • A recruitment company for voluntary groups, charities, and not-for-profit organisations.
  8. FIT
    • A site that lists job vacancies in the New Zealand health and fitness, sport and recreation, and spa and beauty industries.
  9. Frontline Health New Zealand
    • A job vacancy website specialising in health jobs.
  10. Geneva Health
    • A recruitment service that lists health jobs in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the Middle East.
  11. HealthJobsNZ
    • Recruitment website that lists public and private healthcare vacancies. Allows you to sign up for job alerts.
  12. Health ProfessionalNZ
    • A recruitment agency specialising in health jobs.
  13. Jobatory
    • Search for jobs in the healthcare sector.
  14. Kiwi Health Jobs
    • Search and apply for jobs in the public health sector. Candidates can deal directly with employers.
  15. KiwiOz Nannies
    • A company that fills childcare vacancies in Auckland and Wellington.
  16. Kiwis STAT
    • A medical recruitment company for locum doctors and allied health professionals, offering short and long-term placements in New Zealand, Australia and the UK.
  17. Lanz Recruitment
    • A New Zealand recruitment agency specialising in the placement of health professionals.
  18. Life Recruitment
    • A recruitment agency for nurses, qualified social workers, locum doctors, home care and community support workers.
  19. MedHire
    • An international health recruitment company with an emphasis on vacancies in Australia and New Zealand.
  20. NZLocums
    • A free recruitment service from a not-for-profit medical recruitment organisation. It specialises in general practitioner (GP), and nurse practitioner vacancies in rural towns.
  21. Psych Recruitment Ltd
    • A specialist recruitment agency focusing on employment opportunities in psychology, corrections and mental health.

NZ Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation and Retail Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation and Retail industries.

  1. AdventureJobs.co.nz
    • Employment vacancy listings for the adventure tourism and outdoor industry.
  2. BackPackerGuide.nz
    • Hospitality and seasonal job listings across all New Zealand.
  3. BravoGroup.co.nz
    • A recruitment company with vacancies in hospitality and tourism.
  4. FrontlineRetail.co.nz
    • A job vacancy website that lists retail jobs.
  5. HospitalityNZ.org.nz
    • Search hospitality job vacancies.
  6. HospoTrade.co.nz
    • A website that advertises hospitality vacancies from around New Zealand.
  7. HospoWorld.co.nz
    • A website that lists hospitality and tourism vacancies.
  8. RestaurantNZ.co.nz
    • Browse food service and hospitality jobs.

NZ Information, Technology and Telecommunications Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Information, Technology and Telecommunications industry.

  1. AbsoluteIT.co.nz
    • A recruitment company that focuses on IT.
  2. Candle.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency site specialising in the information technology and communications industry.
  3. GeekZone.co.nz
    • An online technology community with an extensive job listing section.
  4. GreenLightRecruitment.co.nz
    • A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in contract and permanent IT roles.
  5. PinnacleRecruitment.com
    • An organisation providing a list of vacancies in the information technology and technical electronics sector.
  6. Potentia.co.nz
    • Find jobs in the information technology sector.
  7. SunstoneTalent.com
    • An IT specialist company with a South Island focus.
  8. TheTalentHive.co.nz
    • A specialist engineering and IT recruitment firm with offices in New Zealand and the UK.

Voluntary work

  1. English Language Partners New Zealand
    • Teach English to adult migrants and refugees in New Zealand.
  2. Go Overseas
    • Search for international study and volunteer opportunities.
  3. Refugee Services
    • Volunteer opportunities to help quota refugees as they begin to settle into their new communities in New Zealand.
  4. Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind
    • Details of voluntary opportunities with the Royal New Zealand Foundation for the Blind.
  5. Volunteer Services Abroad (VSA) Aotearoa New Zealand
    • A list of current vacancies for volunteer work abroad.
  6. Volunteering New Zealand
    • Information about volunteering in New Zealand, including details of local volunteer centres and jobs available.
  7. Working Abroad
    • Volunteer, professional and casual vacancies in more than 150 countries.

Your Thoughts?

As always if I have missed one or you have any comments, please share your thoughts in the comment section below!

List of ALL the Food Trucks in New Zealand

Love Food Trucks?

Me too!

They are delicious, they are cheap, they are mobile. It’s even fun queuing up for one because they have such a buzz about them.

My mission is to create a list of ALL the food trucks in New Zealand.

Have I missed one? Add it to the list using the comments section below.

Tauranga Food Trucks

  1. The Big Smoke BBQ [Facebook]
  2. Tag Burger [Facebook]
  3. Dutch Queen [Facebook]
  4. Food By Design [Facebook]
  5. El Mono Loco
  6. Tias Tacos [Facebook]
  7. Real Italian Doughnuts [Facebook]

Auckland Food Trucks

  1. Food Truck Garage
  2. The Lucky Taco
  3. The Viet Sandwich
  4. Tinman (Coffee + Icecream)
  5. Dixie Barbecue
  6. Wilder and Hunt
  7. Maidstone Burgers [Facebook]
  8. Kraken Crumpets [Facebook]
  9. Mama Tahina [Facebook]
  10. Little Yellow Food Truck [Facebook]
  11. Che Lucio Woodfired BBQ [Facebook]
  12. Brooklyn Dogs [Facebook]
  13. The Roaming Dive [Facebook]
  14. Achos [Facebook]
  15. The Tin Kitchen [Facebook]
  16. Sweet Val Ice Cream [Facebook]
  17. The Bearded Clam [Facebook]
  18. Fort Greene [Facebook]
  19. The Pie Piper [Facebook]
  20. Project Paco [Facebook]
  21. Ryans Kitchen [Facebook]
  22. Chicken Box [Facebook]
  23. The Food Truck Stop [Facebook]
  24. Banger Boys [Facebook]
  25. Urban Escargot [Facebook]
  26. Fired Pizzz Company [Facebook]
  27. The White Lady [Facebook]
  28. Retro Events (Bar) [Facebook]
  29. Fritz Wieners [Facebook]
  30. Stumpy’s FoodTuck [Facebook]

Want more? Check out the list on FoodSpace.co.nz

NZ Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation and Retail Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Hospitality, Tourism, Recreation and Retail industries.

  1. AdventureJobs.co.nz
    • Employment vacancy listings for the adventure tourism and outdoor industry.
  2. BackPackerGuide.nz
    • Hospitality and seasonal job listings across all New Zealand.
  3. BravoGroup.co.nz
    • A recruitment company with vacancies in hospitality and tourism.
  4. FrontlineRetail.co.nz
    • A job vacancy website that lists retail jobs.
  5. HospitalityNZ.org.nz
    • Search hospitality job vacancies.
  6. HospoTrade.co.nz
    • A website that advertises hospitality vacancies from around New Zealand.
  7. HospoWorld.co.nz
    • A website that lists hospitality and tourism vacancies.
  8. RestaurantNZ.co.nz
    • Browse food service and hospitality jobs.

YOUR THOUGHTS?

As always if I have missed one or you have any comments, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

NZ Information, Technology and Telecommunications Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Information, Technology and Telecommunications industry.

  1. AbsoluteIT.co.nz
    • A recruitment company that focuses on IT.
  2. Candle.co.nz
    • A recruitment agency site specialising in the information technology and communications industry.
  3. GeekZone.co.nz
    • An online technology community with an extensive job listing section.
  4. GreenLightRecruitment.co.nz
    • A Christchurch-based job vacancy and recruitment agency that specialises in contract and permanent IT roles.
  5. PinnacleRecruitment.com
    • An organisation providing a list of vacancies in the information technology and technical electronics sector.
  6. Potentia.co.nz
    • Find jobs in the information technology sector.
  7. SunstoneTalent.com
    • An IT specialist company with a South Island focus.
  8. TheTalentHive.co.nz
    • A specialist engineering and IT recruitment firm with offices in New Zealand and the UK.

YOUR THOUGHTS?

As always if I have missed one or you have any comments, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Price Comparison Websites: List of ALL The Price Comparison Websites in New Zealand

Have I missed something? What are you experiences with these websites? Please share them below!

NZ Farming, Fishing, Forestry and Mining Jobs: List of ALL The Job Websites

Here’s the list of job websites that specialise in listing jobs in New Zealand’s Farming, fishing, forestry and mining industries.

  1. AgCareers.com
    • Agricultural jobs in New Zealand and abroad.
  2. CCRecruitment.co.nz
    • A recruitment company that matches farm workers with farmers.
  3. Fegan.co.nz
    • Fegan and Company focus on recruitment for the farming sector.
  4. FRENZ.co.nz
    • A New Zealand-wide farming employment agency specialising in the dairy sector.
  5. FridayOffCuts.co.nz
    • Weekly job advertisements for forestry and wood processing jobs in New Zealand and Australia.
  6. ConJobs.co.nz
    • New Zealand Conservation Jobs is a website that advertises job vacancies in the conservation industry.
  7. PickNZ.co.nz
    • Pick NZ gives you access to seasonal and full-time work opportunities in the horticulture industry.

YOUR THOUGHTS?

As always if I have missed one or you have any comments, please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

Hamilton Retirement Villages and Rest Homes: List of ALL Your Options In And Around Hamilton

Here’s our list of Retirement Villages in and around Hamilton.

  1. Waihi Hospital Rest Home & Retirement
    • Waihi
  2. Waihi Hospital & LifeCare Village
    • Waihi
  3. Richmond Villas
    •  Thames
  4. Waiokaraka Retirement Village
    • Thames
  5. Tararu Retirement Village
    • Thames
  6. Summerset Down The Lane
    • Hamilton
  7. Hilda Ross Retirement Village
    • Hamilton
  8. Perrin Park Retirement Village
    • Hamilton
  9. Village Gardens Lifestyle VIllage
    • Hamilton
  10. Cascades Retirement Village
    • Hamilton
  11. Netherville Retirement Village
    • Hamilton
  12. Alandale Lifestyle Village
    • Hamilton
  13. Forest Lake Gardens – Metlife Care
    • Waihi
  14. Freeman Home
    • Te Awamutu
  15. Freeman Court
    • Te Awamutu
  16. Aparangi Village
    • Te Kauwhata
  17. Lauriston Park Retirement Village
    • Cambridge
  18. Village Gardens
    • Rotorua
  19. Rosehill Lifestyle Village
    • Te Awamutu
  20. Tsman Village
    • Morrinsville
  21. Matamata Country Lodge Home Hosptial & Village
    • Matamata

Please if I’ve made a mistake or got it wrong, let me know in the comments below.

Wellington Retirement Villages and Rest Homes: List of ALL Your Options In And Around Wellington

Here’s our list of Retirement Villages in the Wellington Region!

  1. Ropata Lodge Limited
    • Lower Hutt
  2. Village At The Park
    • Newton
  3. Parkwood Retirement Village
    • Waikanae
  4. Sprott House
    • Karori
  5. Whitby Lakes Retirement VIllage
    • Whitby
  6. Malvina Major Retirement Village
    • Khandallah
  7. Summerset at Aotea
    • Porirua
  8. Woburn Masonic Appartments
    • Lower Hut
  9. Kapiti Village – Metlife Care
    • Paraparaumu
  10. Coastal Villas – Metlife Care
    • Paraparaumu
  11. Summerset on the Coast
    • Kapiti
  12. Shona McFarlane Retirement Village
    • Lower Hutt
  13. Charles Fleming Retirement Village
    • Kapiti
  14. Winara Retirement Village
    • Kapiti
  15. Woburn Masonic Care
    • Lower Hutt
  16. Bob Scott Retirement Village
    • Lower Hutt
  17. Rita Angus Retirement Village
    • Kilburnie
  18. Coastal Villas – Metlife Care
    • Kapiti
  19. Wesleyhaven Village
    • Lower Hutt
  20. Fergusson Retirement Village
    • Upper Hutt
  21. Acre Court Retirement Village
    • Lower Hutt

Please if I’ve made a mistake or got it wrong, let me know in the comments below.

Auckland Retirement Villages and Rest Homes: List of ALL Your Options In And Around Auckland

Here’s our list of Retirement Villages in Auckland!

  1. Waiheke Retirement Village
    • Waiheke Island
  2. Knightsbridge Village
    • Mairangi Bay
  3. Aria Park
    • Epsom
  4. Lend Lease Retirement Living
    • Central Auckland
  5. Remuera Gardens Retirement Village & Kensington House Rest Home
    • Remuera
  6. Aria Gardens
    • Albany
  7. Parklane Village
    • Forrest Hill
  8. Aria Bay
    • Browns Bay
  9. Mayfair Retirement Village
    • Browns Bay
  10. The Peninsula Club
    • Whangaparaoa Peninsula
  11. The Selwyn Foundation
    • Auckland CBD, Orewa, Albany, Henderson, Mt Roskill, St Heliers, Howick, Manukau, Manurewa, Remuera Auckland
  12. Acacia Cove Village
    • Wattle Downs
  13. Remuera Rise
    • Remuera
  14. Grace Joel Retirement VIllage
    • St Heliers
  15. Hibiscus Coast – Metlifecare
    • Hibiscus Coast
  16. Bethesda Care & Village Limited
    • Auckland
  17. Highlands – Metlifecare
    • Highland Park
  18. Northbridge Lifecare Trust
    • Northcote
  19. St Andrew’s Village
    • Glendowie
  20. Northhaven Retirement Village
    • Whangaparaoa
  21. 7 Saint Vincent – Metlifecare
    • Remuera
  22. Totara Park Retirement Village
    • Warkworth
  23. Norfolk Apartments
    • Mairangi Bay
  24. Edmund Hillary Retirement Village
    • Remuera
  25. Abbeyfield Auckland Inc
    • Sandringham Auckland
  26. Waitakere Gardens – Metlifecare
    • Henderson
  27. Maygrove Village Orewa
    • Orewa
  28. The Pynton – Metlifecare
    • Takapuna
  29. Summerset at Karaka
    • Karaka
  30. Deverton Lifestyle Village Limited
    1. Pinehill
  31. Epsom Village
    • Epsom
  32. The Dutch Village “Ons Dorp”
    • Henderson
  33. Pakuranga Village – Metlifecare
    • Pakuranga
  34. Summerset at Monterey Park
    • Hobsonville
  35. Gracedale Rest Home and Hospital
    • Mt Roskill
  36. Highgrove Retirement Village
    • Albany
  37. Pakuranga Park Village
    • Pakuranga
  38. Bruce McLaren Retirement Village
    • Howick
  39. Selwyn Oaks Village
    • Papakura
  40. Meadowbank Retirement Village
    • Meadowbank
  41. St Johns Retirement Village
    • Papatoetoe
  42. Mayfair Village
    • Albany
  43. Rosehill Gardens Retirement Village
    • Avondale
  44. Cosmopolitan Retirement Village & Serviced Apartments
    • Avondale
  45. Waiheke Retirement Village
    • Waiheke Island
  46. Powley – Metlifecare
    • Blockhouse Bay
  47. Hillsbrough Heights – Metlifecare
    • Mt Roskill
  48. Palm Grove Retirement Village
    • Hibiscus Coast
  49. St Andrew’s Hill Retirement
    • Glendowie
  50. Puriri Park Retirement Village
    • Takapuna
  51. Glenburn Retirement Village
    • New Lynn
  52. Avonlea Home For The Elderly
    • Auckland
  53. Tui Rest Home
    • Papakura
  54. Baycrest Retirement Village
    • Whangaparaoa
  55. Eastcliffe on Orakei Retirement Resort
    • Orakei
  56. Eastcliffe on Orakei Retirement Resort
    • Orakei
  57. Summerset Falls
    • Warkworth
  58. Mt Eden Gardens
    • Mt Eden
  59. Dannemora Gardens – Metlifecare
    • Botany Downs
  60. Evelyn Page Retirement Village
    • Orewa Coast
  61. Remuera Retirement Village
    • Meadowbank
  62. Selwyn Village
    • Chevalier
  63. Erin Park Retirement Village
    • Manurewa
  64. Pinesong – Metlifecare
    • Titirangi
  65. Remuera Gardens
    • Remuera
  66. Knightsbridge Village
    • Albany
  67. Crestwood – Metlifecare
    • New Lynn
  68. Rhodes N.A
    • Warkworth
  69. Longford Park Village – Metlifecare
    • Takanini
  70. Selwyn Heights Village
    • Hillsbrough
  71. Settlers Albany Ltd
    • Albany
  72. Greenview Park Retirement Village
    • Oratia
  73. Bethesda Care & Village Limited
    • Manukau
  74. Maygrove VIllage Orewa
    • Orewa
  75. Parklane Village
    • Forrest Hill

Please if I’ve made a mistake or got it wrong, let me know in the comments below.

Tauranga Retirement Villages and Rest Homes: List of ALL Your Options In And Around Tauranga

Here’s a list of Retirement Villages in the Bay of Plenty!

  1. Ocean Shores Village
    • Opotiki, Rotorua, Taupo, Papamoa, Whakatane, Mt Maunganui, Te Puke, Katikati, Tauranga
  2. Te Puke Country Lodge
    • Te Puke
  3. Althorp Village
    • Tauranga, Greerton
  4. Makohe Rest Home & Hospital
    • Rotorua
  5. Metlifecare Retirement Villages
    • Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, Welcome Bay
  6. Sanderson Group
    • Tauranga
  7. Mary Shapely Retirement Village
    • Whakatane
  8. Cedar Manor Retirement Village
    • Tauranga
  9. Cantabria Home Hospital and Village
    • Rotorua
  10. Redwood Retirement Village
    • Rotorua
  11. St Barnabas Close Retirement Village
    • Rotorua
  12. Greerton Gardens Retirement Village
    • Greerton
  13. Pacific Coast Village
    • Papamoa
  14. Greerton Oaks Retirement Village
    • Greerton
  15. Regency Park Estate Lifestyle Retirement Village
    • Rotorua
  16. The Gardens Retirement Village
    • Rotorua
  17. Liston Heights Retirement Village
    • Taupo
  18. Summerset by the Lake
    • Taupo
  19. St Johns Wood Rest Home and Village
    • Taupo
  20. Omokoroa Country Estate
    • Omokoroa
  21. Accadia Retirement Village
    • Tauranga
  22. Glenbrae Village
    • Papamoa
  23. Hodgson Village
    • Tauranga
  24. Melrose Lifestyle Care and Village
    • Tauranga
  25. Bethlehem Country Club
    • Bethlehem
  26. Orange Grove Village
    • Pyes Pa
  27. Copper Crest Village Estate
    • Pyes Pa
  28. Bethlehem Shores
    • Bethlehem
  29. Golden Pond Lifecare Ltd
    • Rotorua
  30. Matua Lifecare
    • Matua
  31. Ultimate Care Copper Beech
    • Tauranga
  32. The Vines At Bethlehem
    • Bethlehem

Please if I’ve made a mistake or got it wrong, let me know in the comments below.

List of Crowdfunding Websites in New Zealand

Last Updated: Jun 9, 2017 @ 12:59 pm

NZ Crowd Funding for business

  1. SnowBallEffect.co.nz Crowd funding platform built by The IceHouse (business training and incubation)
  2. Equitise.co.nz Help NZ and Aussie start ups
  3. Kickstarter.com NZ Mainly for products / inventions
  4. Indiegogo.com Another platform similar to Kickstarter, however it also allows donations! Indiegogo is limited in the sense that it does not accept NZD however it will still accept projects from New Zealand.
  5. Pledgeme.org.nz NZ crowd funding platform for creative projects
  6. CrowdCube.co.nz Nicely designed website however it currently has no New Zealand projects! Could you be the first?
  7. Harmoney.com – NZ peer-to-peer lending for personal loans
  8. Pozible.com Global but I when you visit their website they detect your origin and give you the lovely message “Yes, we accept projects in New Zealand Dollars :)”
  9. GoFundMe.com Allows funding for all sorts of projects and accepts New Zealand projects however it does not accept New Zealand Dollars so a currency conversion will need to take place.
  10. LiftOff.nz LiftOff is a New Zealand based platform that is designed to work for New Zealanders! It offers a unique partner program alongside its funding platform.
  11. AngelEquity.co.nz is the only equity crowdfunding platform that lets you invest alongside experienced early-stage business investors, increasing your chances of high returns.

Crowd Funding websites for non-profit causes

  1. Boosted.org.nz Where artists can raise funds from the public to finance their artwork
  2. Givealittle.co.nz For charities and not for profits – all fees are obsorbed by the Spark Foundation (formerly known as Telecom).
  3. PledgeMe.co.nz Focused on creatives.
  4. SportFunder.com For sporting projects.
  5. FundraiseOnline.co.nz NZ crowd funding platform for not-for-profit organisations and activities.
  6. EverydayHero.co.nz NZ crowd funding platform for not-for-profit organisations and activities.
  7. SocialBanking.com Focused on charities and creatives.
  8. ThrillPledge.com NZ crowd funding platform for arts, music and sports.

List of Crowd Funding Companies Approved by the NZ Government

Crowd Funding in the Media:

  1. Success story of Yeastie boys (craft brewing company), raising $100k in 30 minutes
  2. Great introduction to Crowd funding on IdeaLog complete with examples and warnings
  3. Stuff.co.nz Jan 2015: Clean-tech firm breaks crowdfunding record
  4. NZ Herald.co.nz – Crowdfunding taking off, but beware

Other Resources

  • How to increase popularity of your crowd funding campaign?
    • Once you list your campaign, how do you maximise exposure? You might need the help of a crowd funding coach such as Kat Jenkins. She has a series of articles for beginners on her blog also

Crowd Funding Platforms in other Countries

There are a gazillion. Some accept NZ projects, many don’t. Here are a few places to find lists of crowd funding platforms:

  1. Wikipedia: Comparison of crowd funding services
  2. PBWorks: Crowdfunding