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YOU CAN DRIVE YOUR DREAM,
AND WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN.

OUR HISTORY IS JUST THE BEGINNING!

Your car is probably your next biggest asset to your home, and you will spend a considerable amount of time in your car over your lifetime.
Life is too short to be worrying about your car. You need a car that suits your lifestyle. 
We have a comprehensive range of the world's best valued and most reliable cars ready for you to experience. You can drive your dream today. It is that easy.   

Since 1945, The Bowater Motor Group has been providing the Nelson region with quality vehicles and servicing that is second to none. Now, even more so than ever before, it is possible to drive your dream.
The future of car technology has arrived.
With our stores, showrooms and customer centres spread all over the wider Nelson region we are confident that our long history in the area means that we not only know what works best around here, but what will work best for you.   

Think Bowaters and three things come to mind...
Quality, excellence and vehicles to suit a lifestyle.

Whether for urban, business or off-road, let Bowater's begin your journey.
If you're going somewhere - The Bowater Motor Group will take you there.

Get a free iPad Retina when you make a deal with Bowater Hyundai this summer.

Bowater Hyundai are keen to get you into a new car for the summer.
So keen that they are going to sweeten the deal with a brand new iPad Retina with every new or used car sold through the dealership.

The best display ever on a mobile device.

Everything you do with iPad, you do through its large, beautiful display. And when the display is better, the entire iPad experience is better. The Retina display on iPad features a 2048-by-1536 resolution, rich color saturation, and an astounding 3.1 million pixels. That’s four times the number of pixels in iPad 2 and a million more than an HDTV. Those pixels are so close together, your eyes can’t discern individual ones at a normal viewing distance. When you can’t see the pixels, you see the whole picture. Or article. Or game. In ways you never could before.

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The iPad Retina is the pinnacle of current generation mobile computing power. (Learn more by clicking here). That is why we are adding one to each deal. We thought that those that appreciate the wonder behind the iPad would also appreciate the Hyundai range of cars, with it's fluidic design and commitment to technical excellence. A perfect match. 

The top car shows say their piece on the Toyota 86

The Toyota 86 has been out for a few months now, has been getting rave reviews and awards across the board, and now the videos from the big car shows like Top Gear and 5th Gear are beginning to filter onto the internet.

These shows, and what they say, can literally make or break the launch buzz as a new car comes onto the market. This is ever more crucial when that car has been hyped as much as the Toyota 86. Most people that have been following the development rely on the opinions of "those in the know" before committing to beginning the paths to purchase. At $41,986, the base model Toyota 86 is very affordable, but the last thing anyone wants to do is spend money on a performance car that just does not perform. Is all of the hype justified? What will my friends think? Is this really what I am looking for? These are all very valid questions, and the first stage of this journey is to let the "professionals" do the talking.

First show of the grid, the UK's Fifth Gear.
If you are in a rush fast forward 30 seconds to get past the intro.

 Overall a very positive outcome and an endorsement. The final word from Fifth Gear presenter Jason Plato "This definitely feels like a car that has been designed for people that like driving........"

What is good in the hood?

As Z is a Kiwi company, and after the hiss and a roar of the rebranding and $5000 Z Donation as a part of that process, the customers expect them to give back to local neighbourhoods again; to support the things that matter locally and to make a positive contribution right across New Zealand.

One of the ways they have decided to do this is through a programme unique to Z called Good in the Hood.

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In 2013, every Z station will be giving away $5,000 to neighbourhood groups and projects which help people who need it. They have 210 stations, so that’s over $1 million across New Zealand to do good in the hood. This of course also includes our very own Z Bowater Motors in Motueka.

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