Case Study: Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes – Streamlining Staff Attendance with ZKTeco UA860

by | Dec 14, 2023

Learn how Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes in the Cook Islands streamlined staff attendance with ZKTeco UA860 devices, enhancing time management across multiple locations.
Case Study - Polynesian Cars and Bikes Rental - Cook Islands

Client Overview

Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes, with over 25 years of experience in the vehicle rental industry in the Cook Islands, is renowned for its commitment to quality and customer service. Operating across multiple locations in Rarotonga, they offer a diverse range of vehicles to cater to the needs of their visitors.

The Challenge

To efficiently manage staff attendance across their various sites, Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes needed to upgrade their time and attendance system. They required a solution that was both reliable and adaptable to their operational framework.

Solution Provided

The ZKTeco UA860 was selected for its advanced features, which include:

  • BioID Fingerprint Recognition: Providing accurate and efficient staff attendance tracking.
  • Capacity for 3,000 Fingerprint Templates: Allowing for a large number of employee records.
  • ID Card Identification Support: Offering an optional ID card feature for versatile attendance options.
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity: Facilitating easy and convenient communication across locations.
  • User-Friendly Management Software: Simplifying configuration and attendance reporting.

These features ensured that the UA860 was not only effective in meeting the time and attendance needs of Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes but also offered the flexibility and ease of use required for their diverse operations.

ZKTeco UA860 Specifications

Supports fingerprint identification
Stores up to 3,000 fingerprint templates
Supports ID card identification (optional)
Supports Wi-Fi connectivity
User-friendly management software for easy configuration and attendance reporting


The introduction of the ZKTeco UA860 led to:

  • Enhanced Attendance Accuracy: Reliable tracking of staff attendance through biometric identification.
  • Operational Versatility: The ability to support a large staff base and different modes of identification.
  • Streamlined Management: Simplified attendance reporting and system management, contributing to overall operational efficiency.


The implementation of the ZKTeco UA860 at Polynesian Rental Cars and Bikes exemplifies how advanced biometric solutions can transform workforce management in the tourism and hospitality industry. This case study highlights the benefits of integrating sophisticated time and attendance systems into business operations.

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About the author



Reynardt Badenhorst, founder and Managing Director of NZTeco Limited, is ZKTeco's primary distributor in New Zealand and nearby islands. Boasting two decades in the security sector, he has dedicated over ten years to ZKTeco, even working for them in South Africa.At NZTeco, Reynardt oversees projects, marketing, and website development. He frequently pens articles on ZKTeco products, from Time & Attendance to Access Control, showcasing his industry passion. Beyond his professional life, Reynardt is an avid photographer and video editor, skills that enrich his web development approach.