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Bowater Motors - The Service Stations for the region that puts service first

Written by Media Manager.

Z Rutherford in central Nelson & Caltex Bowater Motors in High St Motueka will put your service first.

Z Rutherford

The Bowater Motor Group have been in the business of fuel delivery for decades. We believe in being able to offer a comprehensive experience based on our company values to our customers in as many aspects of motoring that we can; that us why we have maintained an active involvement in Service Stations in the region.

We are proud to be working with both Z Energy at our Z Rutherford Station opposite McDonald's in central Nelson as well as Caltex at our Bowaters Motors High Street Service Station in Motueka.

Changes at Bowater Motors in Motueka.

It’s been a big day at Bowater Motors in Motueka. We went over to chat to Matt about the changeover into a brand new Caltex Station. There are some fantastic advantages like the AA Rewards and Supermarket Fuel Vouchers. Check it out.

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Putting the old fashioned service back into service stations.

The top of the South is very much a community focused region. A place where locals feel strongly about their place and what goes on in it.

The Bowater Motor Group has proudly been a part region since 1945 when Raymond Bowaters first set up shop in Achilles Ave, central Nelson. We have been part of the local Motueka community since the mid 1960's when the group acquired the old mechanics workshop on the High Street site where Bowater Toyota and Caltex Bowaters Motors now proudly stand.

Community Spirit is a must have on our list of company goals, and the relationship with Z Energy is definitely centred around this important aspect as well, with a particular focus on the Z Good in the Hood Community Donation Programme, which we are very proud to have been associated with over the years. To learn more about the Good in the Hood Charity cruise on over to that section of the website by clicking here:

Aside from the wonderful opportunity to donate $5000 to local community based organisations with Z Good in the Hood, it has also meant a structured return to the old values of a friendly face at the pump helping you out and actually pumping the petrol for you! Matt Morris, the general manager of the Bowater Motor sites, is just one of those friendly local faces you will encounter on the forecourt.

Make use of your GoldCard and save big on fuel at Z Rutherford in Nelson

There are certain privileges which come with age. Thankfully one of them is the government's Super Gold Card - a card that opens up a new world of discounted goods & services for those over 65.
We caught up with our very own "semi - retired" person, Lofty, and tried to find out what was the story.

Gold Card Holders take note. You get discounts at Z Rutherford and Z Bowater Motors in Motueka. Massive discounts. Tracey can't contain her excitement and has to leap in. Lucky Lofty is a good sort.

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Meet the Z Bowater Motors Team

Chris Bowater. Director BMG.

Chris is a 3rd generation Bowater family member taking care of the family business and has lived in Nelson most of his life.

His family comes first in his life, reflecting the Bowater philosophy of Family Values, and Value for Families. In his spare time he enjoys movies, the gym, golf and travel - and Chris also plays rugby in the President's grade for the Nelson Rugby Football Club and Golden Oldies for the Buccaneers Club.

Community focus is a large part of the Bowater Motor Group ethos, so Chris is very busy with roles on various community organisations. He is on the board of Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce and the Tasman Bays Heritage Trust, looking after the museums around the region; as well as being involved in many other community groups.

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