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Driving Electric.

Farmer Autovillage is proudly charging ahead with electric solutions as part of our Total Vehicle Care Services. You can now charge your electric vehicle with our newly installed 175kW DC fast charger – the very first in the Bay of Plenty.  We also offer a selection of new and quality used electric vehicles for sale.

With co-funding from the Low Emission Vehicles Contestable Fund (LEVCF), which is administered by EECA (Energy Efficiency & Conservation Authority), the high-tech charge station is available for you to use 24/7 via ChargeNet

Find the Farmer Autovillage Charge Station via our Maru Street entrance (near Farmer Nissan)

See our latest electric vehicle offers.

How to charge.

To use our EV charge station you will need to have the ChargeNet App downloaded. ChargeNet is an easy to use scan-on experience. To find out more and download the ChargeNet app visit

Charge in four easy steps. Our charger ID is FMAV1

1) Plug in your vehicle
2) Start your session via the app, QR code or fob
3) Monitor your charging session via the app
4) Stop your session via the app or fob. Our charger ID is FMAV1

175 kW charging now available.

The future is electric and there are some fantastic new models on the horizon. Meet our stunning new Audi e-tron sportback which is our latest arrival.  Charging is easy via the ChargeNet app. You can find the Farmer Autovillage Charge Station via our Maru Street entrance (near Farmer Nissan).

Buying Electric.

At Farmer Autovillage, you can find 12 international vehicle brands and a wide range of quality used vehicles in one easy stop. Our brands offer both electric and hybrid options for you to view and test drive. Our knowledgeable team are on hand to help with any questions that you might have when purchasing an electric model for the first time.

Charging your business.

Getting behind the wheel is one of the best ways to understand how an EV works. We offer a free Electric Drive Experience for local businesses. The process is simple, we bring our EV range to your business and set up a test drive station for staff to experience electric vehicles via a short drive route – we even bring treats! To enquire about our drive days, simply get in touch – Contact us

Clean Car Discount.

The New Zealand government announced the Clean Car Discount, making it more affordable to own an Electric Vehicle. Rebates will now be available for new and used Battery Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) valued at $80,000 or less, with a 3-star safety rating or above.

Please refer to the NZTA website for the latest information and terms and conditions on the rebate

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Explore our Electric Vehicle Range.

Thinking of going electric? Our team is on hand to help every step of the way. One of the many benefits of Farmer Autovillage is that you can test drive a range of EV’s in one easy visit. Our team can also demonstrate how to use our one-site charging station so you can feel confident getting on the road.


With its combination of electric drive and a comfortable, sophisticated interior, the Audi e-tron creates a new sense of mobility. What’s more, when it comes to performance, Audi’s electric vehicles compromise on nothing. The fully-electric Audi e-tron is already available, including the flagship Audi e-tron quattro and RS e-tron GT.

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 The SUPERB iV wagon is the first to Skoda’s family of electrified vehicles.  SUPERB iV is a plug-in hybrid with an all-electric range of up to 62km in WLTP cycle and unrestricted long-distance capability covering a total of up to 930km. Get in touch with our Skoda team for a test drive.

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At Farmer MG you can find both hybrid and electric options. As one of the most affordable EVs on the market, the family-friendly MG ZS EV has been awarded Car of the Year 2020 by New Zealand AutoCar. The MG HS Plug in hybrid (PHEV) has also just landed in our showroom.

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With the Nissan leaf, you will feel instant acceleration and surprising power alongside an effortless, quiet drive performance — all with zero exhaust emissions. The LEAF’s low centre of gravity ensures ultra-smooth handling and its suite of Nissan Intelligent Mobility features give you a smarter, safer drive.

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Subaru Corporation has announced Subaru’s all-new, electric SUV – the SOLTERRA. Subaru of New Zealand’s Managing Director Wallis Dumper says “We are thrilled that Subaru has announced its first electric vehicle, however we are still in discussions with Subaru  Corporation about availabilty for the New Zealand market.  Future electric vehicle projects form part of ongoing dialogue between Subaru of New Zealand and the factory. The SOLTERRA news will no doubt excite many of our customers who are looking forward to owning a Subaru electric vehicle, however currently there is no timeline to share.”

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Volkswagens ID. models mark the start of a new era of electric mobility for the brand.  The range is intelligent, innovative and sustainable. While these models are not yet available in New Zealand, you can register your interest with our team to be kept in the loop with arrival information.

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