We have been providing shared bikes in New Zealand for 14 years, and have decided to pause our share bike service in Auckland. Our lessons and guided rides will continue as normal. We believe that our cities will only get the social and environmental benefits from shared micro mobility when it is purchased and managed like other modes of public transport.
Ministry of Transport https://www.transport.govt.nz/about-us/covid-19/ have agreed that shared micro mobility can operate at Level 4. We have re-activated our fleet from 8am on the 23rd August 2021
With Auckland moving to a Level 3 Lockdown, we have been asked by Auckland Council to stop new rentals till the 17th February, when the situation will be re-assessed. Update Lockdown Level reduced to 2, we have been cleared to resume rentals
We have been providing shared bikes in New Zealand for 12 years, and are very pleased to let you know we will be launching a new fleet of Smart bikes in Auckland during Spring 2020. These are from our incredible partners in Germany and feature state of the technology to allow tap and go rental with transport cards, stationless bike return and the smoothest riding experience.
We are moving to a new credit card payment gateway for bike rentals. Like most companies that trade on line, we use a 3rd party to store your credit card information. This gives you much greater security for your credit card information. From Monday the 24 August 2020, all new customers credit card information will be automatically stored by Adyen. Existing customers will be asked to add updated credit card information that will be stored by Adyen. The credit card information that was ...
Christchurch has become the first city in the Southern Hemisphere to trial new smart bikes that could revolutionise public transport. Transport Minister Simon Bridges unveiled the next bike “Smart Bikes: at the Christchurch City Council’s Civic Offices and help launch the trial with Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel and other invited guests. Two Nextbikes imported from Germany will be parked in the foyer of the Council building and made available for test rides. The bikes are able to read pu...
Nextbike NZ and Christchurch Bike Share and hosted a visit by Sebastian Schlebusch, Director of International Business Development from nextbike GmbH (Germany). Sebastian toured Christchurch, visited the Spark Bike pilot, and spoke to guests from around New Zealand about bringing bike share to life in New Zealand.
Congratulations to the winners of the #PinkSparkBike summer promotion. Peter and Kathy snapped this great photo of the Pink Spark Bike while exploring the city. They've won a Huawei P9 thanks to Spark!. The Pink Spark Bike is still on the loose in the city. Keep your eyes peeled!
5 Free bike tours showcasing the best of ArtWeek 2013 - Thanks to Auckland Transport
4 Bikes at Hobsonville Point - First 2 hours of every ride free!
10 Bikes on the Auckland Waterfront - First 2 hours of every ride free.