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About Us : The Mapua Auto Centre

Damien and Jaclyn Ross brought Mapua Auto Centre in October 2016 and together have two young children (Addison and Carter).

Damien is a qualified automotive technician. He was educated at Motueka High School, from there he started his automotive apprenticeship under Paul Hawkes at Pioneer motors. Damienís automotive experience is with many makes and models as he has been involved in the motor industry from a young age.

Damien has a love for carís, motorbikeís and anything with wheels and a motor!

Jaclyn was a florist before taking on a new challenge at Mapua Auto Centre, she was born and raised in Motueka. Together they enjoy spending time with family, camping, biking and traveling when time allows.

Peter Dunn: Pete is a born and breed local lad. Pete joined the team in 2003 as a fully qualified automotive technician, and works three days a week. Pete is an avid golfer and spends much of his spare time at the Tasman Golf Club. Pete started his automotive apprenticeship in 1981 under Honk Perry and gained his full qualifications in 1984.

In 1994 he spend a year on the Isle of Luing (Scotland) doing farm maintenance, followed by four years in Botswana as the Technical Operations Manager, responsible for bore hole test pump equipment. Back in NZ he has worked in the heavy vehicles as well as light vehicle industries before joining us.