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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 2014 Hyundai Accent. This zippy little hot hatch has it all! Small on size but massive on features across the model range. You can get into an Accent from just $35,990 (+orc). Click here to find out more.

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    Be Good in the Hood

    Thanks to Z Energy the Bowater Motor Group are proud to be able to offer $5,000 worth of funding to local Motueka charities to help them to be Good In The Hood. This is all done through the Z Bowater Motors Service Station on High Street in Motueka. Each year is another chance for a group of local charities to get helped out. Click here to find out who got helped, and how you can play your part too.
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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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    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 $42,286. 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 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe.

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    The Honda Jazz Hybrid

    It's arrived at Bowater Honda. The next big thing in hybrid technology, the all new Honda Jazz IMA Hybrid. A car that has a very clever system that uses both a petrol engine, and a fuel free electric engine to get you about. It uses about 30% less fuel than a normal Jazz, which is music to the ears of those that care about saving fuel! Click here to learn more.

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Welcome to our website

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 1947, 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 dealerships 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.

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Jazzercise is coming. Time to warm up!

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Nick D'Evereux, Sales Manager from Bowater Honda in his Jazzercise getup - this is not the new official work uniform!


We are very excited about the new generation Honda Jazz we now have down at Bowater Honda. So excited we want to make a song and dance about it!

 

The new Honda Jazz is quite simply JAZZ AS!

It is also nimble, quick and quite the stunner.
When we first learnt about this nippy little urban get-around coming to our new dealership earlier in the year we came up with the concept to run a Jazzercise class whilst offering demo drives on a Saturday the weekend after we "officially" launched this great new model.

Jazzercise.

Easy they said.

So now we are here. The official launch for the Honda Jazz is Thursday 24th July. That in itself is going to be an awesome event.

We have organised the knowledgeable folks out at the ASB Aquatic and Fitness Centre to come along and run a class for us, right in the showroom. 

It is going to be heaps of fun, so pull out your old lycra, drink half a dozen energy drinks, and come down for a great morning on Saturday 26th July at Bowater Honda's new showroom at 82 Achilles Ave.

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Win at Light Nelson with Bowater Honda and #GigatownNsn - we need your selfie!

The Light Nelson event is always a fantastic family entertainment must do for everyone during the annual Nelson Winter Music Festival. It is without question a stunning collaborative effort - and this year you have even more reason to go along.

Bowater Honda have joined forces with #GigatownNelson and come up with a great competition that will not only be a little bit fun, but also helps with the #GigatownNsn project to win ultrafast Broadband for the Top of the South.

All you have to do is take a selfie (a picture on your smartphone of you at the Light Nelson event) and upload it to the Gigatown Nelson facebook page. Gigatown Nelson will promote all of the photos uploaded and the top three most voted on photos will all receive prizes from Bowater Honda.

1st Prize - Loan of a demo Honda vehicle for a weekend, model and time of your choice, plus a tank of petrol
2nd Prize - Full car groom for your car
3rd Prize - Honda umbrella and hat

Taking a selfie is easy. Just take a look at one we prepared earlier!

Light Nelson Selfie

Keep reading this article for step by step instructions further down.

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Win tickets to the Fifa World Cup Final in Rio thanks to Hyundai

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Update 20/06/2014: It's your last chance to win tickets for you and a mate to the Fifa™ World Cup Final in Rio - entries close this Sunday!

Years from now, you could tell your kids, “I was there, at the final game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™.” These tickets are harder to come by than gold dust and Hyundai NZ have two pairs of tickets to giveaway.

Not only do you get the tickets, but you also get a trip to Brazil thrown in as well!

If you’d like to win an unforgettable experience for you and a mate, enter your details before Sunday June 22nd to be in to win.

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We all love football here in the top of the south. Just head along to any of the kids games early on a Saturday morning and you will see that the love of the beautiful game is truly alive and well here.

Bowater Hyundai are also totally into this years Fifa World Cup of football in Brazil - we have a very brightly signwritten Hyundai Santa Fe out and about at the moment hopefully adding to the world cup fever that is abundant, and spreading the message that Hyundai NZ are running a really simple competition to win tickets!

 

THE PRIZE

  • Double pass to the Fifa™ World Cup Final
  • Flights for two people to Brazil
  • VIP hospitality before the game
  • Accommodation at the stunning Copacabana Beach in Rio De Janeiro
  • Sightseeing activities in Rio
  • Travel dates: July 9th to July 20th
  • Have your passport ready, details required by June 25th

Entries close Sunday 22nd June so make sure you get in to win.

Make sure you also let your mates know about the competition.
Just get them to enter at www.hyundai.co.nz/fifa. Who knows, if they win, they might take you.

Good luck.

Invite a mate

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Honda are bringing the Power of Dreams to Victim Support's 2014 National Lottery

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Donna Smith from Nelson / Tasman Victim Support at the Richmond Mall where tickets are being sold at the moment. Just $5 will get you a ticket, and a chance to win over $48,000 worth of prizes. 


Honda New Zealand have put up their hand to be a major part of this years 2014 Victim Support fund raiser, "The Power of Dreams National 2014 Lottery".

The goal is to raise money for this hard working and sadly essential charity through the selling of 35,000 raffle tickets. The prizes are fantastic. For just $5 a ticket, or $20 for a book of 5 tickets you have the opportunity to win over $48,000 worth of prizes, and you also get the warm fuzzies of helping support a great charity at the same time!

  • 1st Prize: a Honda CRV-s car + orc worth $40,492 and you get to choose the colour!
  • 2nd Prize:Travel & Accommodation to Japan for two value $4,470
  • 3rd Prize: $2,000 Mitre 10 Giftcard
  • 4th Prize: Luxury weekend in Wellington, value $784
  • 5th Prize: $500 MTA Giftcard

You can purchase the tickets from Bowater Honda in Achilles Ave, or from Victim Support at the Richmond Mall over the coming 6 weeks. They will be out there on and off, usually around lunchtime parked up next to the Honda CR-V in the main eastern entrance. Keep an eye on our Facebook page and we will let you know when the Victim Support team will be around.
Tickets went on sale from the 1st of May and are available until the 24th June, with the draw taking place 10am on Monday 7th July.

Update: Time is running out - the ticket sales must end on June 24th!

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