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    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 1945 - 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 showrooms from Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Lexus, & Isuzu. There is something for everyone, at every stage, new or used.
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    Toyota 86: On the Right Track!

    The 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 when you press the button. Click here to learn more. New or used, Bowater Toyota can put you on the right track!
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    Need a a new Accent? See our Used Selection

    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. We have a wide range of quality used vehicles like this one in our central Nelson Yard. Click here to find out more.

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Ever since our humble beginnings in downtown Nelson in 1945 the Bowater Motor Group has been very focused on community involvement. We believe that you are only ever as successful as the support that you can give back. It is with this philosophy that we continue to be as involved as we can be in the wider Nelson / Tasman community.
This section of the website houses stories, links and content from a collective of organisations and events that we are involved with or support through sponsorship or partnerships.

The menu to the right has got comprehensive articles from those events, organisations and charities that we regularly involved with, click on the menu items to read more, or scroll down this page to keep up with events as they unfold.

If you think you have an event, organisation or group that would benefit from our community interest feel free to contact us.

The 2017 Good in the Hood is on Nelson! Here's how to vote.

Good in the Hood is back for May at Z Rutherford and making your vote count is super easy. Every purchase, excluding tobacco, gets you a token. Tokens go into the voting display by the front door on your way out of the store. Easy as. 

Check out the video at Z Rutherford where Tracey runs through making sure your vote counts (make sure you click on that HD setting - it makes video on Facebook so much better)

Tracey from Z Rutherford talks us through what it is to be Good in the Hood with this year's Z Energy funding round. Support these great charities and let's all help our community.

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Tuesday, 2 May 2017

 

This year we are pleased to announce the following charities that need your support to sort out what percentage of the $4,000 they will receive. 
Big Brothers Big Sisters Nelson
Child Cancer Foundation of Nelson
Victim Support Nelson
St Johns Nelson

Check out the rest of the articles in the section to find out more about the charities, how easy it is to vote, and what these charities are all about. 

Victory Boxing is pleased to have the community in it's corner

Paul Hampton, the face behind the success at local charitable organisation Victory Boxing, is a really humble, old school kiwi bloke of the finest order. He has put himself out there and poured his energy into a project that he always knew would have the potential to change lives. Several years on, the gym is going from strength to strength, and the class sizes are swelling. 

We took a few minutes to head down to the gym for a quick chat about what the support of local businesses like Bowater Hyundai and Isuzu do for an organisation such as Victory Boxing. 

Victory Boxing, Nelson, New Zealand is doing some wonderful work in the community. Bowater Hyundai & Isuzu are proud to be standing strongly in their corner and helping them get out and about. We caught up with the always inspirational Paul Hampton for a quick chat.

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Thursday, 9 February 2017

The Official 2017 Z Good in the Hood Application video

The applications are now open for all local charity groups to apply for their share of the $4,000 from Z Bowater Motors in Motueka, and Z Rutherford in central Nelson.  

Take a minute to watch the video and then start the online application. It's easy!

 

Applications for #GoodintheHood are open! Check out z.co.nz/gith40

Posted by Z Energy on Tuesday, 31 January 2017

2017 funding is open. Get your charity involved!

It's time to get Good in the Hood again at Z Rutherford and Z Bowater Motors in High Street Motueka. 

The funding is there waiting to be collected. This year each of the Bowater Motors Service Stations will be offering up $4,000 per site worth of funding for 8 local charities to divide based on their share of the publics votes. It is a great platform and we always look forward to this. A chance to give back to the community but more importantly a chance to shine a light on the great work that these charities do for our entire community. 

Good in the Hood is back again and Z Rutherford in central Nelson, & Z Bowater Motors in Motueka have information as to how your Charity can apply. $4000 worth of funding per Service Station to local groups.

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Please note that this year all applications happen online. Let your favourite charity know. Send them here to this page to learn more and all they have to do then is to click here to apply. www.z.co.nz/gith40 

 

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