App of the week: mycarM8

mycarM8 describes itself as a digital garage, taking care of most, if not all, the admin hassles involved in owning a vehicle.

mycarM8 mobile appIn short, it keeps track of your car/van/truck/bike/trailer's details and sends you free text alerts when you're due for a WOF, service, or renewal of registration, driver licence or insurance.

How mycarM8 works: you enter your vehicle plate number, enabling the app to pull and track your information from the NZTA database, such as WOF and registration expiry dates. 

It's run by the people behind LemonCheck and is free to use (subsidised by ads for various related deals and discounts).