There are a host of websites being developed to help cater for people to people transactions cutting out the traditional more expensive providers.
In New Zealand Uber and Airbnb are getting a lot of traction now but there are dozens of NZ developed sites providing niche services including idle , shareacamper , yourdrive , cityhop and trademe to name just a few.
Rideshare and car-pooling…
Uber – the global ride-share app is available in NZ and Australia. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Hop in—your driver knows exactly where to go. And when you get there, just step out. Payment is completely seamless. Download the Uber app for a free ride on me**
Want to sign up as a driver in NZ? Then click on this link
Uber is a smartphone app that makes it easy to get paid for driving your own car. It’s simple to use. When you want to make money just turn on the app and pick up riders. You’ll see how much you made after every ride and you’ll get paid weekly.
Others to be profiled = getchariot , Zoomy (Auckland central only)
Holiday rentals , places to stay…
Airbnb – connects travelers with hosts offering unique local experiences and places to stay.
On Airbnb, you can book homes and things to do, or start earning money as a host.
Idle – is an Airbnb property management website. After every stay , Idle will have your home professionally cleaned. They offer several others services including planning and preparing your property for listing.
Camping , Motorhomes and recreational vehicles (RVs)…
Share a Camper – connect travelers with the whole of New Zealand. From coast to scenic coast
Employment and Internships , full-time and part-time roles…
Internships NZ – established company providing opportunities for those wanting roles in NZ companies.
Car Hire , Hourly rates , CBD locations…
Your Drive – wheels whenever you need them. Hire or rent out a vehicle from a local owner.
cityhop is New Zealand’s first car share company. It is based on the same concept as a car hire company however the major differences are that they have cars parked all over the CBD and members can hire by the hour!
A growing list of companies who partner with restaurants offering quality food delivery (not just Pizza!)
Urban Sherpa , delivereasy , foodninja , deliveroo
(this post will be added to along with a guide to the whole sharing economy ecosystem in New Zealand).
- **Free ride amounts varies city by city.