Car of the Year

The annual New Zealand Car of the Year awards will take place this year on 9 December at Auckland’s Viaduct Events Centre, recognizing top-performing motors across a range of categories that celebrate excellence in the field.

BMW i3

23 August 2017

Electric vehicles to share 2017 NZ Car of the Year spotlight

Electric vehicles have their own category for the first time in the 2017 New Zealand Car of the Year awards. While EVs aren’t new to the New Zealand Car of the Year line up with the BMW i3 taking top ... Read more

Jewel Ship04

20 December 2016

Fiji and Tonga cruise winner revealed

At the beginning of December, we announced the winners of the 2016 Car of the Year awards - as chosen by the AA and the New Zealand Motoring Writers' Guild. However, the People's Choice award, which w... Read more

MB E Class 1.0

7 December 2016

New Zealand Car of the Year 2016 winners announced

The Mercedes-Benz E-Class has triumphed at this year's annual New Zealand  Car of the  Year awards. The hi-tech sedan, also a winner in its Best in Class - Luxury Car category, beat off stiff competit... Read more

Edited image for PC blog

1 November 2016

Voting for Car of the Year People's Choice is now open

We recently announced the top 10 finalists for New Zealand Car of the Year 2016, but only one car can win and now it's time to have your say.  Vote for your favourite car to win the People's Choice aw... Read more

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1 November 2016

Find out about the Holden Spark 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

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1 November 2016

Find out about the Honda Civic 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

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1 November 2016

Find out about the Mazda CX-9 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

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1 November 2016

Find out about the Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

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1 November 2016

Find out about the Mercedes-Benz GLC 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

Skoda no shadow

1 November 2016

Find out about the ŠKODA Superb 2016

Voting is open for the New Zealand People’s Choice Car of the Year award, allowing the general public to choose their favourite Car of the Year 2016 from a shortlist whittled down by some of the count... Read more

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