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VCW 2017 update – We’re Turning TWO

Valley Community Workspace Inc is turning two. On the eve of our second AGM, as Chairperson I get to brag about what we have been up to in the past year, and update you on how things are going. It’s … Continue reading

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Listen to member Peter McDonald talk about the VCW on Access radio

Peter gave a great rundown on what’s happening at the VCW on Access Radio recently. You can listen to the 10 min. podcast here.

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ChargeUp Dunedin- Information sharing meeting about what’s happening on the electric car scene – Wed. 19 Oct 4-6pm

A lot has changed on the EV scene in a year and there are exciting developments on the horizon. Last year VCW partnered with the Otago Polytechnic to host a very successful EV information sharing meeting, ChargeUp Dunedin. We thought … Continue reading

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Application to EECA to fund a feasibility study for an electric car sharing scheme has been submitted!

Another great project initiated by a VCW member! Tom Mc Kinlay got the ball rolling, bringing together interested parties to explore potential projects that would meet the Government’s ‘Low Emissions Vehicle Fund’ criteria this round. Several ideas were explored, before … Continue reading

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Fill in our survey to help us gauge interest in an electric car sharing scheme for Dunedin

Car sharing schemes overseas commonly involve swipe-card access to a shared fleet of vehicles. Users just pay for the time they have the car. They have been shown to reduce car traffic, support active and public transport, and save money. … Continue reading

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Interested in being part of an an electric car sharing scheme? Meeting Sun. 25 Sept at 3pm

EECA has $4 million in a Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund to co-fund initiatives that will help address the country’s transport emissions and make the most of our renewably generated electricity. In in the first year they are looking for … Continue reading

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AGM Minutes, including a call for people to join the VCW formally as one way to show your support!

VCW AGM Minutes 2016  The inaugural VCW AGM was a great combination of business and pleasure. It was very satisfying to reflect on everything we have achieved over the last year, and we are feeling positive about the future. We … Continue reading

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VCW AGM Tuesday 23rd August 2016 -join us at 5.30 for soup; then the AGM at 6pm

AGM Agenda 2016 v3   Lots has happened since we formed an incorporated society just over a year ago, and we have exciting ideas for the future. The agenda includes nominations for committee members, and a couple of amendments to our … Continue reading

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Another happy cyclist thanks to Steve’s electric conversion

Annika Korsten cycles between town and Purakanui so it was important to get a bike up to the job. Read about it in the ODT.

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Steve Ward creates a modified bike for a young boy with cerebral palsy

Read about a very happy 10 year old, Immanuel Mombi, in the ODT

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