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Beginning of a new era as Honda NZ takes the wheel in Nelson

It’s fair to say COVID-19 has been the catalyst that has caused us to review all our operations. Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures.

Here is an announcement from Bowater Honda CEO & BMG Director Chris Bowater.

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"Regretfully, after 47 years our partnership with Honda NZ will come to an amicable and mutually agreed, end. We will be a leaner organisation going forward but we will actually come through these changes in good shape, more focused and determined than ever to continue to successfully serve the Nelson / Tasman communities for many more years to come.

Successful day as Bowater Honda plants 500 trees

It was a massive day for conservation in Nelson on Thursday as the team from Bowater Honda got together with Mel and her team from Trees That Count to plant out a new section of natives on Lindy Kelly's land at the Kelly's Bush Conservation Forest.

The team from Bowater Honda were proud to be on the hill at The Kelly Bush Project with Trees That Count planting 500 of the 30,000 trees that Honda New Zealand will plant this year celebrating 30 years of motoring excitement in NZ. The team will sleep well tonight!

Posted by Bowater Motor Group on Thursday, 1 August 2019

 Honda New Zealand have embarked on a lofty ambition to plant 30,000 trees this year to celebrate their 30 years of motoring excellence in our country. Bowater Honda were certainly very honoured to be a part of this great initiative and jumped at the chance to help on the Kelly's Bush Conservation Project. 

Secret Bathurst mission for F1 champ

The exercise was shrouded in secrecy and puzzled Mount Panorama locals had no idea who was behind the wheel. Until it ended in a new lap record.

Jenson Button has set a benchmark lap for hatchback performance cars at Mount Panorama.

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The 2009 Formula 1 world champion took a Honda Civic Type R to Australia’s top racetrack as part of a secret mission over the Easter long weekend.
The British driver recorded a 2m35.207s lap in a completely standard Civic Type R road car.

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