About Cityhop

Cityhop was co-founded in 2007 by former Auckland City Councillor Victoria Carter who wanted to provide the community access to a safe, affordable and environmentally friendly car. For over a decade Cityhop has been committed to helping create liveable cities, giving our enthusiastic car sharing members a way of living with one less car, and adding wrinkles to the faces of the leadership team! In this time Cityhop has progressed from a “start-up” to a “keep-going”, and from humble beginnings we are one of the oldest car sharing companies in the world, and the largest car sharing company in New Zealand with over 10,000 members.

Our Sustainability Mission


Cityhop members make a significant difference to the community. After joining Cityhop, members drive less and use active and public transport more. This means less congestion, less road trauma, and less vehicle emissions. On average every member reduces their carbon emissions by 394kg CO2-e after joining car share.

Auckland Transport’s 2018 research into Cityhop members found that after joining Cityhop:

  • People use active transport 36% more.
  • People use public transport 40% more often.
  • And 49% lived without a car, sold a car, or delayed a purchase of a car.

Meet The Team

Ben Carter
General Manager
Alex Scott
Operations Manager
Charlie Kings
Community Manager
Taylor Doherty
Commercial Manager

Causes We Support

Our Key Partners