Three years ago today we brought ridesharing to New Zealand, since then we’ve been overwhelmed by the way riders and drivers have embraced Uber as new way to get from A to B and earn money. Whether it’s a ride to work or a trip home after a night out, 300,000 riders are enjoying the […]
Behind every successful Uber ride is a technology many of us take for granted: maps. Mobile maps and GPS allow us to match you with the closest available driver, navigate the fastest path to your destination, and give you an accurate ETA. Accurate maps are at the core of our mission: to provide reliable transport […]
The thousands of sails, magnificent harbour and picturesque scenery may get all the fame and glory with visitors to Auckland, but it’s the rich, culturally diverse and adventurous dining scene that locals are getting excited about. Whether it’s a new alfresco dining spot, a quirky eatery or a fine dining establishment, Auckland is home to […]
It’s award season and Uber and 90 Seconds are getting in on the lights, cameras and all the action! We’ve given budding filmmakers the chance to bring the theme ‘A Shared Ride’ to life. Now, it’s your chance to ride, watch and vote for your favourite.
The countdown to 2017 has begun! Whether you’re celebrating New Year’s Eve with a fireworks show or at a friend’s house, Uber is a safe, convenient way you can get there and home again.
This Friday, we have partnered with Ford to bring the Ultimate American Drive-Thru to the Auckland CBD! At the touch of a button, you can be picked up in the brand new Ford Mustang, taken for a ride down to Wynyard Quarter, to be served up some serious American BBQ. You might even be lucky […]
Uber is excited to announce the launch of #MOVENZ, a pilot program aimed at improving access to public transport in both Auckland and Wellington. A key barrier to more people taking public transport is the “first and last mile” gap, or the distance between someone’s home and a rail or bus station. Through this pilot, […]
This Friday, we’re bringing Uber Ice Cream back to New Zealand! With nearly one million people, in over 400 cities around the world taking part, New Zealand will kick start the global promotion with a local flavour, delivering feel good frozen treats to thousands of Kiwis across the country. PEOPLE 1 MILLION + CITIES 400 […]
Music has the power to turn a stressful morning commute into a peaceful journey or trip with friends into a dance party. We know from your feedback that easy access to high quality music makes a difference and that struck a chord with our team. So with the help of several drivers, we designed a new […]
Since launching in Christchurch, we’ve been blown away by the support and love of the rider and driver communities using Uber. We wanted to get to know partner-drivers and riders better, so we asked some of them to tell us more about themselves. Here are some of the things that we learnt: 41% of driver-partners […]