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Our Companies and People

The Giltrap Group is a diverse automotive portfolio that not only encompasses retail dealerships in Auckland, but national brands as well as financial services. Here you will discover the structure of our business, further definition of who we are and what we do, and the people at the helm of leading our dealers, departments and companies.


Giltrap Group Holdings

Giltrap Group Holdings is the umbrella company encompassing our head office operations, retail dealerships, and subsidiary companies European Motor Distributors and European Financial Services.

With over 40 years knowledge and award-wining experience within the industry, the Giltrap Group now extends its retail operations across 16 brands in the sport, luxury, passenger and commercial markets, spanned across 11 dealerships based in Grey Lynn, Newmarket and Wairau Valley. An extension of the Group also includes the national distributorship of McLaren, Aston Martin, Bentley and Lamborghini, while European Motor Distributors, an additional extension, act as national distributors for Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Skoda.

As you will see in the History section of this website, Sir Colin Giltrap originally started with one dealership in Matamata, and today the Giltrap Group is the largest automotive retail group in New Zealand, now with over 500 staff. The company is proud of the history, kiwi roots, and the core values in which we represent. Being a family owned business, we as a company and individually deliver a “hands on” personal service. This personal service begins with being approachable, relatable, passionate and understanding - a key aspect of our company culture. It doesn’t stop there though, with a commitment to the strong internal Vision and Values, all of our staff aim to delight every customer they come into contact with – this includes every department of every company within the Group - outlining an extra effort from grooming, to sales, and to service- thrilling our customers with the very best service.

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Spanning Auckland Central, South, East and the North Shore, the Giltrap Group have 12 locations covering 17 different vehicle makes to suit your needs – whether you’re looking to upgrade, or simply want to keep your vehicle in top condition. Hear from our dealers about what makes them some of the best automotive agencies in Auckland.

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