Vehicle Location

Timaru Motors
207 Hilton Highway
Washdyke
PO Box 122
7910
Timaru

Telephone: 03 6874133
Fax: 03 6874123

Timaru Motors

207 Hilton Highway
Washdyke
PO Box 122
7910
Timaru

Telephone : 03 6874133
Fax : 03 6874123

Department contact details

New Vehicles

Opening Times

Weekdays         8:30am - 6.00pm

Saturday            9.00am - 5.00pm


Telephone
03 6874133
Wayne Hitchcock Sales Consultant whitchcock@timarumotors.co.nz

Hitch has been part of the team since 1993, focussing mostly on the new vehicle operation.

He has a huge passion on the release of new models and introducing these to his long standing and loyal clientele base, whilst welcoming new customers into the Ford and Mazda camp.

He has a tendency to chase a small white ball around a course and enjoys the 19th hole.

You may also find him wandering the streets with dog in tow.

Phone:  03 6874191

Mobile:  027 4427707

Craig Tindall Sales Consultant ctindall@timarumotors.co.nz

Craig joined the sales team at Timaru Motors in July 2014 to help strengthen the service being provided to customers looking at new and used vehicles. From a varied media background Craig has always been passionate about cars and enjoyed several years as a motoring writer for the Timaru Herald. Craig looks forward to seeing you out at Timaru Motors in Washdyke.

 Outside of work Craig enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys plus socialising with family and friends, some of this time includes camping, boating and mountain biking! And whenever he gets the chance he loves watching motorsport, while a big fan of V8's, he enjoys watching any event with Kiwi drivers in it.

Phone:  03 6874126

Mobile:  027 8366503

Craig Shillito Sales Consultant cshillito@timarumotors.co.nz

Craig has been selling cars for over 30 years, and you will have seen him over the years selling all different brands. He came to Timaru Motors in 2008 where he focuses on both new and used vehicles.
Craig is passionate about his job and wants to ensure his clients get the best service.
When not at work Craig spends his time with his two children, in the colder months off skiing and in summer you will see him at the lakes boating.

Phone:  03 6874194

Mobile:  027 555 5519

Matt Maindonald New Vehicle Sales Manager matt@timarumotors.co.nz

Matt is pleased to have joined the already experienced Sales Team at Timaru Motors, to assist in guiding them through the next stage of their growth.  He is excited about his new role as New Vehicle Sales Manager.

Matt has 20 years of retail sales experience, the past six years being in the automotive industry.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Matt looks forward very much to meeting with new and existing clientele.

Phone:  03 6874199

Mobile:   027 2343196

Used Vehicles

Opening Times

Mon-Fri:  8.30am - 6.00pm

Saturday:  9.00am - 5.00pm

Telephone
6874133
Wayne Hitchcock Sales Consultant whitchcock@timarumotors.co.nz

Hitch has been part of the team since 1993, focussing mostly on the new vehicle operation.

He has a huge passion on the release of new models and introducing these to his long standing and loyal clientele base, whilst welcoming new customers into the Ford and Mazda camp.

He has a tendency to chase a small white ball around a course and enjoys the 19th hole.

You may also find him wandering the streets with dog in tow.

Phone:  03 6874191

Mobile:  027 4427707


Craig Tindall Sales Consultant ctindall@timarumotors.co.nz

Craig joined the sales team at Timaru Motors in July 2014 to help strengthen the service being provided to customers looking at new and used vehicles. From a varied media background Craig has always been passionate about cars and enjoyed several years as a motoring writer for the Timaru Herald. Craig looks forward to seeing you out at Timaru Motors in Washdyke.

 Outside of work Craig enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys plus socialising with family and friends, some of this time includes camping, boating and mountain biking! And whenever he gets the chance he loves watching motorsport, while a big fan of V8's, he enjoys watching any event with Kiwi drivers in it.

Phone:  03 6874126

Mobile:  027 8366503

Craig Shillito Sales Consultant cshillito@timarumotors.co.nz

Craig has been selling cars for over 30 years, and you will have seen him over the years selling all different brands. He came to Timaru Motors in 2008 where he focuses on both new and used vehicles.
Craig is passionate about his job and wants to ensure his clients get the best service.
When not at work Craig spends his time with his two children, in the colder months off skiing and in summer you will see him at the lakes boating.

Phone:  03 6874194

Mobile:  027 555 5519

Wayne Pateman Dealer Principal wayne@timarumotors.co.nz

Wayne began working for Timaru Motors while still at high-school doing work experience, and on completion of his education, he began a full time mechanical apprenticeship, then progressed to workshop foreman, and he was also Service Manager for five years.

He was appointed Dealer Principal/Chief Executive in 2009.  Except for a stint at Fonterra servicing the milk tankers Wayne has spent his entire working life at Timaru Motors.

He has two daughters and as a family they enjoy camping/boating and attending horse show jumping events with his daughter Melissa over the summer.  Wayne also enjoys his involvement with motor racing.

Phone:  03 6874133

Mobile:  027 2436706

Matt Maindonald New Vehicle Sales Manager matt@timarumotors.co.nz

Matt is pleased to have joined the already experienced Sales Team at Timaru Motors, to assist in guiding them through the next stage of their growth.  He is excited about his new role as New Vehicle Sales Manager.

Matt has 20 years of retail sales experience, the past six years being in the automotive industry.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Matt looks forward very much to meeting with new and existing clientele.

Phone:  03 6874199

Mobile:   027 2343196

Service

Opening Times

Car Service Reception:         Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 5.30pm

Workshop:           Mon-Fri 8.00am - 5.00pm


Telephone
03 6874133
Steve Hefford Service Manager shefford@timarumotors.co.nz

Phone:  03 6874198

Mobile:  027 8074962

Fax:  03 6874123

Julie Reese Jones Service Advisor jreesejones@timarumotors.co.nz

Julie is the first point of call when you arrive at our service department.

You will be greeted with a smile and she will ensure that you are accommodated when booking in your vehicle and will be able to answer most technical queries (the hard stuff goes to the boys).

Julie has been with Timaru Motors for eight years, starting in the administration department then moving into the service department.

When not helping our clients Julie spends time with her family and friends.

Phone:  03 6874124

Jonny Gilbert Service Foreman techs@timarumotors.co.nz

Jonny Gilbert has returned to Timaru Motors and has stepped into the role as Foreman.

After completing his apprenticeship with us he ventured to the north to work for Isaac Performance Vehicles; where he had the opportunity to specialize in performance vehicles.

He has a passion for all things cars. He is our Mazda specialist technician as well and is committed to making sure your vehicle is fixed right first time.

Phone:  03 6874133

Administration

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08.00am to 5.00pm

Telephone
03 6874133
Phillippa Bedford Office Manager pbedford@timarumotors.co.nz

Phone:  03 6874133

Fax:  03 6874123

Raewyn Hawkey Sales Administrator raewynhawkey@timarumotors.co.nz

Raewyn joined Timaru Motors in May 2016. After working for many years in the electricity industry, she is enjoying her total career change supporting the Sales Team in a wide variety of roles, including finance applications. She has always loved cars and gets great satisfaction from seeing the smiles on customers’ faces when they collect their new car from the showroom.

Outside of work Raewyn enjoys spending time with her family and taking the dog for walks. Raewyn is an accomplished pianist and was the accompanist for local choir The Rhyth-Mix Singers for 15 years.

Phone:  03 6874121

Finance

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08:00 to 17:00

Telephone
03 6874133
Phillippa Bedford Office Manager pbedford@timarumotors.co.nz

Phone:  03 6874133

Fax:  03 6874123

Raewyn Hawkey Sales Administrator raewynhawkey@timarumotors.co.nz

Raewyn joined Timaru Motors in May 2016. After working for many years in the electricity industry, she is enjoying her total career change supporting the Sales Team in a wide variety of roles, including finance applications. She has always loved cars and gets great satisfaction from seeing the smiles on customers’ faces when they collect their new car from the showroom.

Outside of work Raewyn enjoys spending time with her family and taking the dog for walks. Raewyn is an accomplished pianist and was the accompanist for local choir The Rhyth-Mix Singers for 15 years.

Phone:  03 6874121

Parts & Accessories

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08:00 to 17:00

Telephone
03 6874125
Gavin Beach Parts Manager parts@timarumotors.co.nz

Gavin has a wealth of parts experience, and is one of Timaru Motors longest serving employees - with over 30 years service. Not that he is very old - he just started very young (straight from school).

He has lived all his life (so far) in Pleasant Point, and has 2 adult children.

Gavin enjoys mountainbiking and motorbikes for a hobby, and currently rides a Buell 984cc, which you will see touring the countryside many weekends, when he is not working in his garden.

Gavin also enjoys motorsport, whether it be V8's or motorbikes.

Phone:  03 6874125

Mobile:  027 2205265

Cheyenne Sparrow Parts Assistant csparrow@timarumotors.co.nz

Cheyenne began working for Timaru Motors in March 2018 and is enjoying her role with us.  She has previously had six years’ experience working in the Parts Department of another Ford & Mazda dealership.

Outside of work, you will see Cheyenne doing the odd DIY job at home or out in the garden.  During summer you will see her out jetboating or at the lakes.

Phone:  03 6874125


General

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08.00am to 5.00pm

Telephone
03 6874133
Wayne Pateman Dealer Principal wayne@timarumotors.co.nz

Wayne began working for Timaru Motors while still at high-school doing work experience, and on completion of his education, he began a full time mechanical apprenticeship, then progressed to workshop foreman, and he was also Service Manager for five years.

He was appointed Dealer Principal/Chief Executive in 2009.  Except for a stint at Fonterra servicing the milk tankers Wayne has spent his entire working life at Timaru Motors.

He has two daughters and as a family they enjoy camping/boating and attending horse show jumping events with his daughter Melissa over the summer.  Wayne also enjoys his involvement with motor racing.

Phone:   03 6874133

Cell:        027 2436706



Fleet

Opening Times

Weekdays         8:30am - 6.00pm

Saturday            9.00am - 5.00pm


Telephone
03 6874133
Matt Maindonald New Vehicle Sales Manager matt@timarumotors.co.nz

Matt is pleased to have joined the already experienced Sales Team at Timaru Motors, to assist in guiding them through the next stage of their growth.  He is excited about his new role as New Vehicle Sales Manager.

Matt has 20 years of retail sales experience, the past six years being in the automotive industry.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Matt looks forward very much to meeting with new and existing clientele.

Phone:  03 6874199

Mobile:   027 2343196