Lockdown delays New Zealand Car of the Year award

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Due to the alert level four lockdown in Auckland, the New Zealand Motoring Writer’s Guild will delay the announcement of the 2021 top ten finalists shortlist until November 15. The announcement of the 2021 New Zealand Car of the Year award will take place on the week commencing February 14, 2022, rather than the usual […]

NEW ZEALAND CAR OF THE YEAR TO BE REVEALED ON FRIDAY

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The 2020 winner of the country’s most prestigious and longest running automotive accolade, the New Zealand Motoring Writers Guild Car of the Year award, will be revealed in a special live television broadcast later this week. The 33rd winner of the iconic title will be announced during ‘Seven Sharp’ this Friday (December 11, from 7pm […]

Three electrics plug into New Zealand Car of the Year

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THREE electric vehicles are among the 10 finalists for New Zealand’s most prestigious automotive award.Candidates to secure this year’s New Zealand Car of the Year are, in alphabetical order: the Audi e-tron, Ford Focus, Holden Acadia, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jaguar I-Pace, Mazda 3, Mercedes GLE, Peugeot 508, Tesla Model 3 and Toyota RAV4. The e-tron, […]

Motoring commentators recognise Hyundai NZ power play

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Commitment to elevating electric vehicles as relevant new car choices has seen Hyundai New Zealand become the first recipient of a national award recognising automotive innovation.  The Dave Moore Award was presented to the Auckland-based distributor yesterday. This is a new prize, decided by the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Guild, which represents the majority of this […]

Motoring commentators commend Murph and Holden NZ

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Instigating a national driver training programme, backed by Holden New Zealand, has put Greg Murphy in the winner’s seat with Kiwi motoring commentators. The motorsport icon today became the latest recipient of a prestigious prize presented by the New Zealand Motoring Writers Guild. The Neil Nelson award is presented to the person judged to have made […]

Family favourite takes New Zealand Car of the Year

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A family-friendly SUV has beaten tough competitors to win the 2018 New Zealand Car of the Year. The Forester is the first Subaru to take the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Guild’s accolade and also only the second sports utility to take the prize, the first being the 2017 holder, Skoda’s Kodiaq. Ten finalists competed for […]

Television announcement for New Zealand Car of the Year

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The New Zealand Car of the Year, involving the majority of the country’s motoring commentators, is being announced on one of the country’s highest-rating television shows. The vehicle that has won the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Guild’s annual award will be revealed live on TV One’s Seven Sharp on Wednesday, December 5. Host Hilary Barry’s […]