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    Toyota 86: Funs' Back!

    The all new Toyota 86 is a legend in the making. It is a return to the pure fun of driving. Rear wheel, front engined with a very low centre of gravity. It has been winning Car of the Year awards all over the world, including being named the Top Gear Car of 2012 when it was first released! Fun starts at just $42,586 (+orc). Click here to learn more.
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    Hyundai Accent. Setting the small car benchmark.

    If you drive a small car, or are thinking about downsizing to a lower fuel use, more efficient smaller car for around town use, then you need to see the Hyundai Accent. This zippy little hot hatch has it all! Small on size but massive on features across the model range. Click here to find out more.

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    The Honda Jazz Tops The Lists

    It's been massive for us at Bowater Honda. Infact it has been massive all across the globe.
    A brand new generation of Honda Jazz has arrived, with a youthful and stylish new shape, a wide range of options available from standard through to a super sporty Mugen version, a class leading new technology package, and a very affordable starting price of just $23,700. The whole world loves the new Honda Jazz, and here are some of the local awards for 2014 to prove it! Click here to learn more.

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    Hyundai Santa FE. Our favourite diesel family wagon, redefined.

    How do you improve on New Zealand’s favourite diesel family wagon?
    The answer is in the detail. This stylish 7 seater SUV has been redefined for living life to the full. So load up the family, load up the toys and get ready to embrace the great NZ outdoors with the all new, redefined Hyundai Santa Fe.

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    Drive your dream

    The Bowater Motor Group are ready to exceed your expectations, and make it possible to drive your dream today. A local, family owned company, we have been supporting the community since 1947 - and selling what we feel are the best cars the world has to offer, and servicing all makes and models from onsite workshops we are very proud of. We have a range second to none, with new cars in the yards from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, & Isuzu. There is something for everyone at every stage, new or used.

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It is great to be Good in the Hood, and with two Z stations in the Bowater Motor Group that gives us double the amount of money to give away! We have a great section on the website full of articles, video and photos of some of those charities that we have been Good in the Hood with. Click here to learn more.

Leasing a new Toyota for your business is easier than you might think.

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Leasing a new vehicle for your business may be one of the smartest business decisions you make. It's a great alternative to buying outright, and widely used by businesses as a cost-effective way of obtaining a vehicle without diverting valuable working capital. Nigel Last-Harris is your Fleet Vehicle point of contact at Bowater Toyota and can work with you to find the best option for your needs. 
Nigel has been with Toyota in Nelson since the 80's and knows a thing or two about vehicles, leases and what works best for business. Right now you can lease a brand new Toyota Hilux SR Manual 2WD Pre runner on a Non Maintained Operating Lease for $299 plus GST per month. The term is for 36 months with an allowance for 45000 kms. Other specials are available on most 2WD and 4WD models, with fully maintained and non maintained Operating Lease options available, along with flexibility with kms. Don't need a workhorse like a Hilux? Ask about the Toyota Corolla or Yaris leases. Our current interest rates, default rates, credit fees, default fees and standard contract terms and conditions are available to you free of charge on request.

Toyota announces 2016 dealership champions

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toyota dealer of the yearNelson’s Bowater Toyota has taken out the coveted 2016 Toyota Dealer of the Year at the annual Toyota Dealer Awards ceremony in Auckland over the weekend. It’s a hat trick for Bowater Toyota, with 2016’s recognition being the dealerships third consecutive Dealer of the Year win for overall excellence in all aspects of dealership operations.

Z Rutherford is looking for a new team member for the Day Shift.

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Permanent Day Shift Position.

Z Rutherford is on the lookout for someone to fill this position in our busy, central Nelson 24/7 Service Station located on Rutherford Street opposite McDonalds's.
The successful applicant must:

  • Have a commitment to excellent customer service
  • Previously had retail experience - this would be helpful
  • Help to maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Be honest and reliable
  • Be a great communicator
  • Be able to work varied hours

Please forward a letter of application and a CV to our General Manager Matt Morris by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bowater Toyota needs a new auto tech in the Motueka Service Department

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Update April 2017: This role has been filled. 


As the region’s leading Automotive Franchise Dealer we run a series of busy service departments in Nelson, Richmond and Motueka. 

Motueka is in a serious growth cycle, with new people moving to town and the High Street booming. There is an invogoration on the streets and a buzz in the air. The region is humming!

Motueka's close proximity to the world recognised Abel Tasman National Park, the amazing fly fishing and the regions easy access to world class resorts, pristine beaches, bush walks and mountain experiences make for a high flow through of tourists, and a new influx of destination lifestylers seeking a different kind of living environment.

Our Motueka branch is thriving and due to an internal promotion within the team, we now require the services of a new qualified auto technician to join the team.

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