Here is the story of the importers, dealers and service workshops of Borgward’s in New Zealand between 1955 and 2015

Authorised Borgward Dealers and Workshops 1955 – 1963

Coutts and Company (Auckland)

Wright Stevenson (Wellington)

Croyden Motors (Christchurch)

Melhop Motors (Invercargill)


Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers

Allan Hart LMVD (Awahuri, Manawatu)

[Malcolm Lind will research with Allan (now 95) and his son (Brendan)]

Independent Service Agents

Jim Wray: Mechanic (Naenae, Wellington)

Jim Wray was the independent North Island Borgward mechanical service agent between 1965 and 2010.

Saunders Garage (Bishopdale, Christchurch)

Dave & Gwynn Saunders were the independent South Island Borgward service agents between 1965 and 2018, and parts supplier until late 2019.

Dave continues to provide reconditioning services for water pumps, generators on a return-basis. Dave & Gwynn can be contacted via email here.