Kaiapoi Automotive Services​

Established in 1999, Kaiapoi Automotive Services is Kaiapoi’s largest mechanical repairs workshop.​

As an MTA member and MTA Warranty Authorised Repairer, we also Service and repair all new and late-model cars to manufacturer specs—you don’t have to take your car to the brand dealer. Kaiapoi Automotive Services is also an Autosure Authorised Service and Repair Agent.​

Free local pickup & drop off

Kaiapoi Automotive Services provides free local pickup and dropoff for customers: in Kaiapoi, Rangiora, Woodend, Belfast and Northwood.

Modern Courtesy Cars

We have three modern, clean Courtesy Cars which you can book ahead, or if a car is available when you arrive, we’ll arrange one for you on the spot.

Meet the kaiapoi automotive team

Without the price tag

Dealer quality service

Nice friendly guys here that make sure that the customer is happy before going ahead with any work.
Great service guys.

—Ariana Baker

Calum Mackay | Apprentice

Calum has been on the team since 2016 and is in the second year of his Apprenticeship.

Tim Smith | Apprentice

Tim has been with us since 2014 and is now in the third year of his Apprenticeship.

Gerard Collins | Certified WOF Inspector

A fully qualified Automotive Technician, Gerard has been with us since 2015. His specialist role as WOF Inspector means he can dedicate his time and expertise to WOF inspections.

Nick Hickland | Head Technician

Nick is a fully qualified Automotive Technician and has been on our team since 2007 when he started serving his apprenticeship here.

Nick impressed us right from the get-go!

Jenny Cannell | Office Administrator

Jenny has been at Kaiapoi Automotive Services since 2008, managing our Reception and Office.

She’s the oil that keeps OUR engine running smoothly. 

Gavin McDonald | Managing Director

Gavin is a fully qualified Automotive Technician and Certified WOF Inspector. He has owned Kaiapoi Automotive Services since 1999 and began working in the automotive industry in 1983 (on the same site here in Kaiapoi, since 1986). Gavin’s extensive training and experience in all aspects of the industry, includes diesel management systems, scan tool diagnostics and Trade Certification in Automotive Engineering.​

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