Ride. Watch. Vote. The Uber and 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.

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.

Upfront fares: no math and no surprises

Imagine buying an airline ticket without knowing the full fare until the end of your trip. Or booking a hotel room online and being told that the real price would be 1.3X. Yes, that sounds odd—but it’s what happens with many Uber trips today. We started piloting upfront, per trip fares—just like airlines and hotels—two […]

New Year’s Eve Ride Guide

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.

Uber helps to #MOVENZ

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, […]

Drivers Can Start Their Day on the Right Note with Ad-Free Pandora

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 […]

Brought to You by Popular Demand: Family Profiles

As more people use Uber, feedback from riders and drivers has become an important source of inspiration for new app features. After all, no one knows better how to improve the Uber experience than the people who use it day in, day out. One feature passengers have frequently requested is an easy way to pay […]

We have made some exciting changes in Auckland and Wellington

We want to tell you about some of the changes we’re making to the way we do things in Auckland and Wellington.   Prices are now 20% less! First off, from today, we are reducing uberX prices in Auckland and Wellington by 20%! These are our lowest uberX prices ever in New Zealand, and they […]

uberASSIST: Expanding Transportation Options in New Zealand

Since 2010, Uber has made transport as reliable as running water for millions of people around the world, and today more than 100,000 Kiwis are choosing Uber as a safe, reliable and affordable way to move around their city. As part of our vision to make transport accessible for everyone, everywhere, we are proud to […]

Ride like a 5 Star Pro!

When it comes to ensuring a high-quality experience for both riders and drivers with Uber, we’re always shooting for the stars – 5 to be exact. We’ve put together some great rider tips so you can ride like a pro – with a 5 star rating to match!

Sail through the Sevens with Uber

Wellington, it’s Sevens time again. Uber’s here to help you get ready and get through.