Auto Electrical

A Family Tradition

Richard Brooks carries on the tradition his father Richey started in 1952. At the time it was only the second business on East Street and the heart of the business was predominantly starters and alternators.

As times have changed, Richard has focused on keeping up with the pace of technology. Being part of both the Battery Town and Hella partnerships enables access to the best training, equipment and expertise direct from leading industry manufacturers which is also complemented by a comprehensive nationwide backup and support.

Our Products & Services Include:

Auto Electrical
Fuel Injection
Car Alarms & Stereos
Starters, Alternators
Air Conditioning
ABS Brakes
Marine Wiring and Service
Tune Ups
Wiring Restoration
Lighting / HID Kits / Day Runners
Commercial Auto Electrical
Mobile Auto Electrical Service

Battery Town

No appointment needed to call in for a free battery test.  We sell Hella Endurant batteries and belong to the nationwide Battery Town network.  We will diagnose your vehicle battery and only replace it, if it is needed.  There are over 100 Battery Town outlets throughout New Zealand, so you have access to warranty assistance, no matter where you are.

Meet The Team

Chris Cozens - Workshop Foreman

Chris has been with the company for over six years. He is a qualified auto electrical and mechanical technician.

His pride and joy is a Hyundai Lantra 1600 NA DOHC which he has upgraded to a turbo using an Evo 6 turbo, intercooled by an aftermarket Nissan Skyline intercooler, pieced together by Quake silicone hose. Engine management via Link G4 storm.

Chris specialises in:

* Customer Service
* Fuel Injection Repair & Service
* Computer Diagnosis
* Mechanical Servicing
* Auto Electrical
* 4x4 Sales & Fitment

Mathew Retter - Mobile Technician

Mat has been with the company for five years. He is a mechanical and auto electrical technician.  Mat is a keen rugby player and currently plays for Papakura Seniors.

Mat's van is fully equipped to offer our customers a mobile service within the local area, whether its your car, van, truck, tractor, digger, quad bike, campervan or horse truck.

Mat specialises in:

* Customer Service
* Battery, Starter & Alternator Faults
* Commercial Auto Electrical
* Air Conditioning
* Commercial Wiring Repair & Service

Ryan Darrah

Ryan is a fairly new member of our team and is a qualified auto electrician and dealership trained mechanic.

Ryan specialises in:

* Customer Service
* Auto Electrical
* Mechanical Servicing
* Race Car Wiring

Bosch Competition

1993 - Papakura Auto Electrical was awarded Bosch Gold Dealer status for the Quality Trail Dealer Competition, for total dedication in the areas of: Premises Identity, Technical Excellence and Customer Service.

Bosch Jetronic Cup

1995 - 1997 - Papakura Auto Electrical competes in the Bosch Jetronic Cup Competition and attains third place for EFI specialists in Australasia, placing it first in NZ.

Papakura Business Awards

2003 - Papakura Auto Electrical is a finalist in the Papakura Business Awards for Excellence in service and delivery.

Awards and Achievements