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From the Warehouse to Your Door: Moving Goods

Traditional weekend visits to the local shops are bring increasingly replaced by virtual shopping trips. From clothes to electronics to food, online shopping has revolutionised our shopping practices: it is ‘the new retail reality’.

In 2012, 1.8 million New Zealanders made an online purchase. A study by the New Zealand Retailers Association found that online purchases

Having driver’s licence no longer de rigueur- Otago Daily Times

Getting a driver’s licence is not the rite of passage it used to be, with young people increasingly going online rather than getting behind the wheel. (Click here to read full article)

“To drive or not to drive, that is the question.”

Every day we make decisions about how we travel. These decisions include whether to go somewhere, where to go and how to get there. While we have some control over how we travel, there are a whDebbie400bioole range of things that we don’t

Non-drivers and non-car owners win a NZ$100 supermarket voucher!

Recruitment drive for non-drivers and non-car owners!

As part of the Energy Cultures research programme, we are conducting research into generation Y’s travel behaviours. For this research we require participants who:

o    Have grown up in Dunedin (especially ages 14-20)

o    Either, not have their drivers licence (or only learners) OR have a licence but have decided not to own a