Energy City Cabs

Energy City Cabs - Taranaki’s friendly locally owned and operated taxi company

Phone us on 06 7575580

Fare Schedule

Tariff 1 | $4.30 per KM

  • 6am - 6pm | Monday - Friday 
  • Flag Fall $3.20
  • Waiting Time $1.00 per min
  • Soiling Vehicle $200


  • Airport Surcharge $4.00
  • Electronic Transactions $2.00
  • Local Work Fee Inglewood/Waitara & Oakura: $20.00
  • Public Holiday Surcharge $5.00

Heading Out, Book in Advance

We can tell you how much your taxi will be.

Call Energy City Cabs

06 757 5580 / 0800 14 15 25

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Call us for information on setting up an account. 

Energy City Cabs

06 757 5580 / 0800 14 15 25

Local Company Local Drivers

Our drivers know Taranaki.

Call Energy City Cabs

06 757 5580 / 0800 14 15 25

For executive transport, visit our sister company.

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Your brand —>> Moving  

Every day the exterior of our cabs are exposed to potential audience of 100,000+ Taranaki residents.

You now have the chance to have your brand on a MOVING billboard that travels all around the region..when was the last time your brand pulled up at the rugby game? Or outside a popular nightclub at 2am? Our taxis do!

You cannot avoid seeing our taxis around the region and our exterior/interior options offer access to a huge range of target audiences.

THE COST: Prices will be quoted on details such as size, number of cabs used and the length of advertisement.

EXTERIOR OPTIONS:  Download the Energy City Cabs Exterior Options Sheet below.

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To order or for further information:


Our sponsors have Taxi's available to be wrapped with your brand now! It was extremely effective advertising for us last year


One of the best ways to advertise that we have found, we see our little car everywhere and so do our customers.


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Owner Operator Franchise Information:

We are a growing taxi company that already has the largest service coverage in Taranaki.

We are looking for more franchises who want to have a solid return on their investment and be a part of a positive forward moving team. We offer mentoring and a clear pathway to success in the taxi industry.

Driver Information:

To legally drive a taxi you must:

  • Hold a full class 1 current licence for 2 or more years.
  • Get a DL9 medical (approx. $45.00)
  • Be able to pass a fit and proper persons check* (Serious convictions may stop a person from holding a P. Endorsement licence). Contact NZTA if you have any concerns.
  • Applicants from overseas will need to provide documented proof.
  • A class 1 practical driving test may be required unless you have passed this test within the last 5 years.  AA or VTNZ charges apply.
  • Pass an Area Knowledge test for the area you want to work in e.g. New Plymouth or Hawera 

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