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After Australia and UK, Ola drives into New Zealand's three largest cities

The company's international expansion comes at a time when it is trying to woo new investors

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Homegrown ride-hailing firm Ola on Tuesday announced the launch of its service in New Zealand, its third international market after Australia and the UK, as it looks to emulate rival Uber’s global model at a time when it is trying to woo new investors to back it. The company has started offering rides to passengers in New Zealand’s three largest cities Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, which have a combined population of just around 2.2 million. “Entering New Zealand is an important step for Ola, and the ridesharing industry here. Over recent weeks, ...