Contact your local Ford dealer Timaru Motors

Timaru Motors

207 Hilton Highway
Washdyke
PO Box 2001
7941
Timaru

Telephone: 03 6874133 Email: [email protected]

Timaru Motors has a long and respected association with South Canterbury, having been the principal dealership for Ford since 1931.

You will find a wide selection of both new and used vehicles, and we can offer the advantage of a national network to source stock that we may not have on site.

For more information give our friendly team a call on 03 6874133 or visit our dealership in Washdyke, Timaru.

Our new postal address is:

P O Box 2001

Washdyke

Timaru 7941

Department contact details

New Vehicles

  • Wayne Hitchcock

    Sales Consultant
    Email

    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
    Email

    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
    Email

    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

Opening Times

Weekdays         8:30am - 6.00pm

Saturday            9.00am - 5.00pm


Used Vehicles

  • Wayne Hitchcock

    Sales Consultant
    Email

    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
    Email

    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
    Email

    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
    Email

    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

Opening Times

Mon-Fri:  8.30am - 6.00pm

Saturday:  9.00am - 5.00pm

Service

  • Steve Hefford

    Service Manager
    Email

    Phone:  03 6874198

    Mobile:  027 8074962


  • Jonny Gilbert

    Service Foreman
    Email

    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

  • Warren King

    Service Advisor
    Email

    Warren started at Timaru Motors in November 2020 and brings a customer service background in several different industries including the automotive trade.

    He has always been passionate about Ford vehicles and is a long-time member of the local Falcon and Fairlane car club, having been the proud owner of a 1977 Falcon he has owned since 1990.  Coincidentally its only previous owner worked at Timaru Motors and ordered the car with the various options he desired.

    Warren’s other passion is small-bore rifle shooting and represents Timaru and South Canterbury.

    He has two daughters, one at Canterbury University and the other having been awarded a scholarship from Otago.

    Warren enjoys getting away somewhere with his caravan and taking in the things the country has to offer.


    Phone: 03 6874198


Opening Times

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

Workshop:           Mon-Fri 8.00am - 5.00pm


Administration

  • Phillippa Bedford

    Office Manager
    Email

    Phone:  03 6874133


  • Raewyn Hawkey

    Sales Administrator
    Email

    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

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08.00am to 5.00pm

Finance

  • Phillippa Bedford

    Office Manager
    Email

    Phone:  03 6874133


  • Raewyn Hawkey

    Sales Administrator
    Email

    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

Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08:00 to 17:00

Parts & Accessories

  • Gavin Beach

    Parts Manager
    Email

    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

  • Carl Henwood

    Parts Specialist
    Email

    Carl joined Timaru Motors in September 2020 with 7 years experience in parts.

    He is the father of two young children - Evie and Quintin.

    Carl loves anything to do with cars and motorsport and spending time with his family and friends.

    Phone:  03 6874125


Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08:00 to 17:00

General

  • Wayne Pateman

    Dealer Principal
    Email

    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



Opening Times

Mon-Fri: 08.00am to 5.00pm

Fleet

Opening Times

Weekdays         8:30am - 6.00pm

Saturday            9.00am - 5.00pm


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