We are one of your local Auto Super Shoppe in Whangarei Heads

We aim to keep New Zealanders safe, so operating under any alert level we are taking all appropriate precautions necessary including contactless service, vehicle sanitation, proper workplace hygiene and social distancing. Please phone us to find out more and we will be happy to help with your vehicle enquiries.

Nick van den Bosch and Craig Botha


Nick van den Bosch and Craig Botha now own WHAT Automotive and are ready to keep your vehicle running smoothly and provide the great service you have been used to.


Their combined experience of 42 years means they can look after your old faithful or provide the latest knowledge and skills needed for the changing demands of modern vehicle design.


Craig Botha has been a fully qualified A grade mechanic for 21 years and his wide range of skills includes specialisation in Diesel trucks, Japanese vehicles and Earthmoving gear.


Nick van den Bosch has been a fully qualified A grade mechanic for 21 years and has a wide range of skills including specialisation in European vehicles, apprenticeship through and training in BMW, as well as Japanese vehicles.


Nick and Craig are both community minded and support the local people and businesses. They provide prizes for local competitions such as Funky Fishing and Manaia Fishing competitions, have a monthly draw worth $100 for customers to spend at local businesses in Parua Bay and the Whangarei Heads area.


The Team


Nick and Craig work full time in the business as Automotive technicians and Maureen Vinson and Carla Rein complete the team at WHAT Automotive by handling the office administration, customer enquiries and bookings


Range Of Options


  • WOFs

  • Repairs

  • Tyres

  • Engine Servicing

  • Automatic Transmission

  • Power Steering Specialists

  • Brakes

  • Clutches

  • CV Joints

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