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Uber Pet launching tomorrow

Monday, 9 March 2020, 2:23 pm | Uber

Uber’s constantly imagining new ways to meet the needs of all riders, even those with four paws and a tail. So we’re excited to announce we’re piloting a new type of ride - Uber Pet ! Launching tomorrow in Auckland, Uber Pet is specifically ... More >>

JUMP e-scooters now live in Auckland

Tuesday, 14 January 2020, 11:22 am | Uber

Aucklanders will have more transport options when they open their Uber app today with the launch of JUMP e-scooters in the city. From today, 735 JUMP e-scooters will begin to be rolled out across the city, with an operational area extending from Mission ... More >>

Kiwis wanted for Uber’s 2020 AI Residency

Wednesday, 18 December 2019, 1:56 pm | Uber

Artificial intelligence plays an important role in helping Uber change the way the world moves and eats. More >>

Electric bikes are riding into Auckland

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 10:49 am | Uber

JUMP by Uber today announced that JUMP e-bikes would be coming to Auckland in 2020, following Auckland Council’s agreement to issue a licence. JUMP e-bikes will be the first dockless electric bikes to arrive in Auckland, making it easier for people ... More >>

Uber in NZ - a Year in Review

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 8:00 pm | Uber

What an exciting year it’s been for Uber. We launched in seven new cities across New Zealand, introduced JUMP e-scooters into the capital city and doubled down on our commitment to safety on the platform for both riders and driver partners alike. More >>

Security tips from Uber this Cyber Smart Week

Monday, 14 October 2019, 10:54 am | Uber

It’s Cyber Smart Week so now’s the perfect time to take stock of your online security. During October, people will see practical tips from experts in their Uber app when taking ride. From two-factor authentication to unique passwords, this is ... More >>

Safety and respect for all

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 9:01 am | Uber

When we created our global Community Guidelines in 2016, we had the common value of respect at the heart of all our decisions. We believe in looking out for one another and treating each individual with the respect they deserve. But as with all things, ... More >>

Uber connects even more communities with six new cities

Wednesday, 21 August 2019, 9:26 am | Uber

In October Uber will underline our long term commitment to New Zealand by bringing the Uber platform to Rotorua, Taupo, Napier-Hastings, New Plymouth, Palmerston North and Nelson as destinations where you can grab a safe, affordable and convenient ride ... More >>

Ever get the feeling you're being watched?

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 9:11 am | Uber

Watch out party goers! Almost a quarter (24%) of Kiwi parents have checked up on their adult children during a night out without their knowledge. Of these extra vigilant parents, 31% stalk their social media channels for updates and 23% admit to checking ... More >>

Celebrating five years of Uber in New Zealand

Monday, 6 May 2019, 1:39 pm | Uber

Celebrating five years of Uber in New Zealand By Amanda Gilmore, New Zealand Country Manager, Uber More >>

Announcing Uber's 2018 Lost & Found Index

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 9:21 am | Uber

One overly excited Wellington graduate left their diploma in an Uber, while another Kiwi rider left an entire boneless chicken behind, likely leaving them feeling peckish for the rest of the day - talk about fowl play! The latest Lost & Found Index ... More >>

Uber’s Lost and Found – has anyone seen my lightsaber?

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 8:52 am | Uber

Uber releases its second annual Uber Lost and Found Index - a snapshot of riders’ most commonly lost and most surprising forgotten items in New Zealand Lightsabers, drones, medical certificates and boxes of 7% bourbon make up the list More >>

New Technology to Help Encourage Responsible Drinking

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 8:34 am | Uber

A Chatbot that sends messages to users from their ‘sober self’ reminding them to go home at the time they originally planned and to hydrate and eat food presents a new approach to tackling Kiwis’ irresponsible drinking habits. More >>

Uber gives free rides to people named 'Sam'

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 1:44 pm | Uber

If like the other 4,000,000 plus people in New Zealand, you still don’t know about Uber (and by know, we mean taken a ride), we bet your bottom dollar you know a mate called Sam. More >>