Holden News

Issue May 2016

This month we introduce our 'Add Fuel & Go' offer on Spark LS - and we'll be interested to see what you think. And speaking of Spark - this little car, which has just been awarded a 5-star ANCAP safety rating, is attracting a lot of attention. And in this issue of Lion we've got a 'little trooper' story to make you smile.

Issue March 2016

In this issue of Lion we've got lots to share. New Captiva is attracting plenty of attention for its significantly upgraded technology and revamped exterior. We give you our take on the recent Holden NZPGA Championship. And we're off to iD Dunedin Fashion Week.

Issue February 2016

Welcome to our first issue of Lion for 2016. We invite you to discover the new-look Holden Captiva. We also provide you with a sneak peek at the exciting next generation Spark. If you're a golfer you'll want to check our plans for the Holden NZPGA Championship at the Remuera Golf Club, 3 - 6 March 2016, including our search for the very best Holden Little Driver.

Issue December 2015

In the last issue of 2015, we're at the premiere of the most anticipated film of the year - Star Wars: The Force Awakens. We showcase a perfect car for the upcoming summer months and hear from a Holden Fan who's loving her Cascada! We've also enjoyed some great events recently, including the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, and a day at Hampton Downs with some famous Kiwis and our exciting new European-sourced Astra and Insignia.

Issue October 2015

In this issue we check out three exciting new cars in our line-up - Insignia, Astra and Cascada. Our new Commodore VFll is also on its way, with an exhilarating, high performance 6.2L LS3 engine - our most powerful yet.

Issue September 2015

In our September issue of E-Lion we invite you to take a fresh look at Cruze Equipe and see red on the exceptionally exciting Astra VXR. We also introduce you to a Holden fan whose personalised plate is 'ASTRA0', his story is brilliant.

Issue July 2015

In our July '15 issue we welcome the inspirational Insignia VXR to the Holden range. Colorado is also a star, on price, on spec, and concept. There's a special Golf prize for a lucky 'Pro'. We're backing cyclists who'll be taking up the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge later in the year. And we celebrate and applaud some special sports stars who are doing it for New Zealand and for Holden.

Issue May 2015

In this issue we introduce you to a special edition Colorado Storm and welcome three gorgeous new Europeans to the Holden range.And meet Holden's newest ambassador, our top male golfer, Ryan Fox.

Issue February 2015

In this issue we're looking forward to a great year, starting with our invitation to join us at the Holden NZPGA Championship at Auckland's spectacular Remuera course. We introduce the Special Edition Captiva Equipe and our award - winning Colorado. And we marvel at what many Holden fans would as the most exciting car ever made in Australia.

Issue December 2014

In this issue of E-Lion we announce the winner of our restored '69 Holden Monaro HT. We were blown away by the amazing stories and wonderful Holden memories. We're also announcing the winners of last month's promotion, the six new Holden car buyers who won another brand new Holden. We also bring you two more concept cars that wowed a generation of Holden fans. We hear from Holden Ambassador Laura Langman about her Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge experience and we talk about our golf sponsorships.

Issue October 2014

In our October issue of eLion we introduce two new vehicles, the brilliant Trax Turbo and the standout Limited Edition GTR. We feature the Coupe 60 and look back on Bathurst memories as part of our 60th Anniversary celebrations. And we talk about our involvement and, we hope yours, in the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge.

Issue August 2014

The August issue of eLion is a special one. It's the issue that focuses on Holden's 60 Years anniversary, shows what 60 Years Loyal means and links to a wonderful competition where Holden stories give fans a chance to win a fully restored '69 Holden Monaro HT. Find out what Efijy meant to Holden. Catch up with six Holden fans and their love affairs with Holden and read the last installment in our decade by decade Holden history series.

Issue July 2014

In the July issue of eLion, we look at Holden in the last decade of last century, the next chapter to start in 2000 onwards. We take the show by Storm at Fieldays. We highlight the new Cruze Z and SRi Z Series and look forward to some exciting new cars heading this way in 2015. We take another look at Colorado 7 and again readers can check out the special deals as we invite them to change gear and save thousands.

Holden Commodore storm
Issue June 2014

In the June issue of eLion, we continue our 60 years of Holden's history in New Zealand and at Fieldays reflect on 60 Years with farming communities. We introduce an even smarter way of buying your next new Holden, SmartBuy, from Holden Financial Services. Holden is delighted to be associated with a new in-school driver training programme, fronted by Greg Murphy and designed to help young people become safer young drivers. Plus - a Storm is on its way!

Holden Malibu
Issue April 2014

In April’s eLion we introduce the limited edition Captiva 7 Active, developed in New Zealand with extensive input from Holden dealers and feedback from their customers. We tell why Holden’s Malibu is ‘larger than life’. We introduce the AA App that accurately accesses Holden’s Roadside Assistance much faster. We present another decade of Commodore’s 60 years. And we congratulate a very cool customer who’s just won the HeartRacing Barina RS!

Holden FJ
Issue March 2014

In the March issue of eLion, we give you an insight into the HeartRacing Barina RS. Take a look through the Shortland Street Car Park, guess which Shortland Street character is most likely to be driving which Holden car. Find out more about Laura Langman, and how she's preparing for the ANZ Championship. We're also celebrating the multi awarding winning VF Commodore, and 60 years of Holden in New Zealand.

Holden Colorado
Issue November 2013

In the November issue of eLion, we have raised the bar for Colorado and Colorado 7 with increased 500Nm torque, enhanced Bluetooth and the introduction of the MyLink Infotainment system! We are counting down the days till the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge, and we are looking forward to three days of fantastic FAST5 Netball where fans get to ‘Trax’ their Passion, plus much more!

Holden Commodore and Ute
Issue October 2013

In the October issue, we showcase the all new SS V-Series Redline and highlight the talents of the design and engineering teams. We review our all-new Holden Trax with media comments showcase our television campaign and we get up close. And personal with Greg Murphy and discuss his imminent return to NZ.

Holden Trax
Issue September 2013

In the September issue of eLion, we introduce you to our smart and sassy all-new Holden Trax! And we showcase our Cruze SRi-V and the outstanding improvements with the introduction of the 1.6 Turbo engine. Laura Langman, Silver Ferns vice-captain is announced as Holden’s Ambassador as we count down to the Constellation Cup!

Holden Malibu
Issue August 2013

In this issue of eLion we showcase media highlights from the introduction of Malibu and introduce a new member to the Captiva family, the top-of-the-range Captiva 5 LTZ. We capture the excitement of the Redline SS-V VF Ute setting a world record lap time around Germany’s Nürburgring, the world’s ultimate racetrack and much more.

Issue July 2013

In the July issue of eLion we welcome the all-new VF Commodore to our showrooms; the most technologically advanced car ever designed and built in this a part of the world – and one we are immensely proud of. Joining the Commodore in the showrooms is the all-new Malibu, coupe like design that takes a step out of beigeville. We announce a fantastic new partnership with Make-a-Wish® and take you on a journey with one wish child Devendra.

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