Fleet Day CHCH 2024


New Zealand’s fastest growing fleet management event 

FLEET DAY is coming to Christchurch! 

Date: Thursday 29th February, 2024 

Time: 8:00am – 4:45pm 

Venue: Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Christchurch 

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In a city full of resilience and innovation, in a venue full of history, where all forms of mobility and the people that keep the country moving come together in a single day. 
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FLEET DAY is known for its compact, interactive, and impactful stylewe inspire,
we connect, and we have fun

100% attendees would recommend FLEET DAY to others


Delegate tickets are $110 only.
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What to expect at FLEET DAY Christchurch 2024

Explore and be inspired…

FLEET DAY gives a cross-section of the industry and brings together like-minded professionals to discuss the latest trends and challenges in fleet management. Themed around Efficiency, Safety and Sustainability, with Technology being an underlying enabler.

This year, you will see topics and exhibition related to heavy and light commercial fleets as well as asset management, which is a new addition to the event.

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Delivered through…

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Extensive Conference programme

Listen to 10+ industry leading speakers deliver the most relevant industry trends, challenges and solutions.

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Exhibition, with Ride & Drive

Interact with and see the latest industry innovation showcase, with a demonstration area available for all types of fleets.

*The Ride & Drive element is exclusive to this FLEET DAY!

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Networking area

The event will attract 20+ exhibiting companies and some 300+ qualified visitors. Benefit from networking and knowledge transfer.

And a whole lot more…

What our attendees have to say


The event delivered far more than I expected. Really enjoyed the whole day. Engaging, interactive and informative
Compared to auto events in NZ and overseas, FLEET DAY has to be one of the best.
It’s NZ’s equivalent of AFMA. It’s the must-attend fleet management event.

If you work with fleets of heavy/light vehicles and assets, this is the must-attend event for you

FLEET DAY is designed for fleet managers. If you are deciding on one event to attend on the transporting calendar, FLEET DAY gives you a highlight of just what you need most within a single day.


8:00am Registration and Trade Exhibition Opens
Coffee available

8:50am Event Opening and Welcome
EROAD / Stephen McIvor, MC

9:10am From rally to the road: Driver safety and the psychology behind the wheel
Harry Bates, Australian Rally Champion

9:40am The value of partnerships and relationships in fleet management
Josh Hedley, General Manager – Fleet, Downer Group
Brian Yanko, Manager – Fleet Service Group, NZ Police

10:10am Navigating barriers and logistical challenges of setting up EV fleet chargers – for both heavy and light fleets
Glenn Inkster, E-mobility Division Manager, TransNet NZ

10:30am Morning Tea

11:10am The role of technology on safety
Andrew Greatbatch, Risk Advisory Manager, NZI

11:30am The automotive market from Turners perspective
Shane Prince, General Manager, Turners Auto Retail Division

11:50am Empowering fleets towards a safer and more sustainable future with EROAD’s next generation solutions
Soumya Puri, Senior Product Manager & Chapter Lead, EROAD
Jared Poppelbaum, VP of Product, Technology, EROAD

12:20pm Lunch

1:40pm Getting back to basics with whole of life costs, maintenance management and fleet KPIs
Marc Sibbald, Director, IPWEA Fleet

2:00pm The current state and trends of the automotive market: Where electrification is at, and where it is going
Richard Edwards, Director & Managing Editor, Auto Media Group Limited

2:20pm EV fleet infrastructure: Learn how to get it right first time, for a hassle-free deployment and management
Jonny Parker, CEO, Thundergrid

2:40pm Afternoon Tea

3:20pm An international perspective on charging commercial vehicles in a New Zealand context
Martin Miles, COO, ChargeNet

3:40pm Decarbonising transport can start now
Dom Kalasih, Interim CEO, Transporting New Zealand

4:00pm Steven Spencer, Serious Crash Unit

4:20pm A day in the life of an EV driver in the South Island

4:30pm Event Closing

4:45pm Event Ends

Vehicles available for test drive at Fleet Day

These are in addition to light and heavy vehicles on display

Audi Q4 e-Tron BYD Atto 3 BYD Dolphin BYD Seal
Cupra Formentor Ford (Model TBC) Ford (Model TBC) Ford (Model TBC)
GMSV Silverado Heavy Duty 2500 GMSV Silverado ZR2 GWM Cannon GWM Tank
Haval H6 Hybrid Hyundai Ioniq 5 Hyundai Ioniq 6 Hyundai Kona BEV
Hyundai Staria Hyundai Tuscon Isuzu D-Max Jolion Hybrid
Kia EV9 Kia Sorento Kia Sportage Land Rover Defender
Lexus RX500 F Sport Mazda CX-30 Mazda CX-5 GSX (M) Mazda CX-60 Homura
MG 4 MG ZS VW Transporter Mitsubishi (Model TBC)
Mitsubishi (Model TBC) Mitsubishi (Model TBC) Nissan (Model TBC) Nissan (Model TBC)
Nissan (Model TBC) Porsche Macan Range Rover Sport Renault Master
Renault Trafic Skoda Enyaq Sportline 80 Skoda Kodiaq RS Skoda Kodiaq RS
Skoda Octav ia RS Tesla Model 3 Tesla Model Y Toyota BZ4X Motion
Toyota Hilux GR Sport Toyota RAV4 GX Hybrid Toyota Yaris GR Sport Volvo XC90 T8
VW Amarok Life VW Amarok Style VW ID4

Speaker Lineup REVEALED!

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Stephen McIvor

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Josh Hedley
National Fleet & Plant Manager, Downer NZ

“Found some good shares from Josh and Brian on how making time to partner with other business has benefited both.”

“The most interesting was the police/downer chat on how they work together and how they use relationships in disasters.”

“The partnership between Downer and Police – so inspiring!”

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Brian Yanko
Manager: Fleet Service Group, NZ Police

Josh and Brian inspired a lot of fleet experts in the crowd at our last FLEET DAY, and this year we’re bringing them back!

Hear from Josh and Brian on fleet partnership and leadership in critical moments and thinking on your feet to keep vehicles and people moving.

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Glenn Inkster
e-mobility Division Manager, TransNet NZ

Navigating barriers and logistical challenges of setting up your fleet chargers – for both heavy and light fleets.

TransNet holds a unique position in the EV charging world because their core business involves working with electricity network companies and electricians on infrastructure, so their understanding of practical requirements and limitations allows us to find suitable, reliable, and achievable EV charging solutions.

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Richard Edwards
Director & Managing Editor, Auto Media Group Limited 

A seasoned automotive journalist;owner and editorial director of the Auto Media Group. Richard is well known for his extensive automotive industry knowledge and in-depth testing of low-emission vehicles.

What’s new, what’s popular; cost, performance and beyond – Richard will give his expert view to make sense of it all.

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Shane Prince
General Manager, Turners Auto Retail Division

De-fleeting is a crucial, but often overlooked, part of fleet management. Learn from the de-fleeting experts how you can extract more value from vehicles leaving your fleet.

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Dom Kalasih
Interim CEO, Transporting New Zealand

Hear from Dom on ways to improve fleet efficiency as well as reducing the carbon footprint of the current diesel fleet – there’s good international evidence on ways of doing this.

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Andrew Greatbatch
Risk Advisory Manager, NZI

The role of technology on safety. Hear from Andrew as he shares the perspective of an insurer on how technology has been linked to increasing claims costs and tips to reduce accident risks.

Andrew leads NZI’s Fleet Risk Management and Risk Consulting teams which work with businesses to identify hazards and support risk mitigation.

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Jonny Parker
CEO, Thundergrid

Light vehicle charging infrastructure – at the office and your employees’ homes. Costs vs. driver experience: how to strike a balance for better, more sustainable outcomes for your business

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Martin Miles
COO, ChargeNet NZ

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Marc Sibbald
Director, IPWEA Fleet

Getting back to basics with Whole of Life Costs, Maintenance Management and Fleet KPIs.

Marc started in fleet as a motor mechanic and used his technical training to explore many different parts of the fleet and automotive industries. He is currently Director – Fleet at IPWEA. IPWEA offers the Fleet Management Certificate to provide a qualification in Fleet Management following best practice guidelines outlined in the Plant and Vehicle Management Manual (PVMM).

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Harry Bates
Australian Rally Champion

Understanding the human brain when behind the wheel. A dive into how racing professionals focus in the most intense moments, the technology and teamwork behind every race, and how to bring these tools to the public roads.

Sponsors and exhibitors

FLEET DAY is the place to be with fleet professionals gathering in one day. Highlight your organisation’s commitment and promote your products and services to influential fleet managers across the industry.

Many past sponsors have already signed up for our coming event!

Coffee sponsor


Conference Bag Sponsor


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Additional information for attendees 


The Air Force Museum of New Zealand is located at 45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch. FLEET DAY will be held at the Thérèse Angelo Wing.

There is a complimentary car park on site.

Business casual attire. Closed toe shoes are required.

  1. Attendees acknowledge and agree that participation in any part of the program activities is voluntary, solely at their own risk and may withdraw from any activities at any time. EROAD will not in any circumstances be held liable for outcomes from any participation.
  2. Attendees must comply with all safety regulations and event guidelines and are responsible for their own health and safety and the health and safety of others who may be impacted by your activities at the event. EROAD will take reasonable safety precautions, but no liability will be accepted for injury or any loss or damage to property of any person. EROAD reserves the right to withdraw any person from any activities deemed to present health and safety risks.
  3. Photography / videography that may occur during the event. By registering for and attending this event you consent to EROAD using materials in which you may appear for future marketing without any obligation.
  4. Any contact information given by you will be recorded in EROAD’s databases and will be used for marketing and administration purposes. Attendees acknowledge and agree that this information will be included in a delegate list, and that such list may be shared with entitled event sponsors; attendees who do not wish to be included on such list must so advise us prior to or at the event.
  5. Information in the event program is provided in good faith, EROAD reserves the right to amend any details as we plan the event.

Key contacts

Holly Cheung
Senior Marketing Executive

Matt Fontein  
Marketing Director

Matt Buckle   
Enterprise Business Development Manager

Driven by a team with passion

FLEET DAY is part of EROAD’s effort to empower the community of fleet managers – providing a platform that aims to break down barriers to share, learn and inspire each other towards our fleets tomorrow

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