About Us

GP Auto Centre

Established in 1991 we have proudly served our local community for 20+ years. We are located in the automotive precinct on Beach Road in Browns Bay.

We are a family owned business, employing 4 fully qualified automotive technicians.

The workshop is very well equipped with an extensive range of diagnostic equipment and tools, including in-floor electronic brake rollers. With 8 bays and three, 2 post hoists, we have the space, expertise and man hours to respond quickly to our customers' needs.

We are a complete service workshop catering for all makes and models, including European, we are able to carry out the full range of automotive service and repairs with a specialist interest in brakes.

Off road 4WD are also catered for. We can fit diff lockers, lift kits, shock absorbers, springs and much more.

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • AA Licenced Repairer
  • AA Battery Service Centre - Testing. Charging. Replacement
  • AA Smartfuel Rewards - Participating Retailer
  • MTA Member
  • MTA Gift cards / vouchers - for sale and redemption
  • Emission Testing New Zealand
  • YES Network of Electronic Specialists
  • Gold Card Discount 10%* (labour only)


We are proud to be a support of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter


We are committed to, and take pride in, our environment.

We take care to recycle all our used oil and oil filter, scrap metal, end of life batteries and all other waste product wherever possible.

We have a fume extraction system installed in the workshop, to allow vehicles to be run inside the building without a build-up of potentially harmful fumes, protecting both customers and staff.


All our staff undertake regular training, both in house and external training courses.

Regular training enables us to stay current with the ever changing technology in the modern vehicle.

This commitment to on going training brings cost and time savings to our customers as we can diagnose and repair a vehicle quickly and accurately.


Kelvin - Qualified in 1983, Kelvin has been in the trade for 30+ years

Greg - Qualified in 1986, Greg has been in the trade for 27 years

Marius - Qualified in South Africa in 2004, Marius has been in the trade for 9 years. Multi-lingual speaking both English and Afrikaans