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made in Unitec

We are helping people share the ride, share the cost, and save the planet

Uniwaka needs you to help BETA test our carpooling app !

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Student Design Project

Uniwaka started life as a project for design students studying at Unitec in 2018. It caught the eye of Auckland Transport and won the "Matchmaker" category at their annual award ceremony.


Student Development

Around the same time as the third student redesign of the project we were joined by an awesome team of computer science students who made the concept a reality.

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Beta Testing

We're ready now with a pretty stable working app, and we need to do some serious testing at scale with users like you before we can take the next step on the app development journey.

Designed for People


Uniwaka is a free carpooling app that lets you connect with your Unitec whānau and share rides when it suits you.

Carpooling is a realistic and sustainable travel alternative to driving in a car-centric city like Auckland, where cycling or public transport is often not an easy option...

Uniwaka is simple to use, users only need to enter their arrival and departure times.

Drivers share their journey & how far off their route they are willing to go. Riders specify their pick-up point, and the app does the rest to help you find a match.

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