Blackwells Mazda in Christchurch has been awarded Mazda Dealer of the Year at the brand’s annual dealership awards.
The Mazda Dealership Awards celebrates the carmaker’s dealer network and recognises the outstanding achievements for the 2022 year.
The prestigious Mazda Dealer of the Year Award went to Blackwells Mazda for the fourth consecutive year. They were also recognised with Excellence in Marketing, Excellence in Mazda Finance, Excellence in Aftersales-Service and Excellence in New Vehicle Sales Awards.
Seth Ovens, Dealer Principal of Blackwells Mazda says he is extremely proud of his dedicated team. The hard work, commitment, and consistency across every aspect of what we do as a team has resulted in us winning these awards.
Other Mazda Dealerships recognised for their Overall Performance were John Andrew Mazda (Auckland), Nicholson Mazda (Whakatane), PalmFeild Mazda (Palmerston North), South Auckland Mazda and Ultimate Mazda (Mt Maunganui). Additionally, Nicholson Mazda won the Excellence in Aftersales – Parts Award and North Harbour Mazda won the Excellence in Lead Management Award.
South Auckland Mazda won the Mazda Foundation Community Excellence Award for their ongoing support of Totara Hospice who provide specialist palliative care services to one of New Zealand’s largest and most culturally diverse areas.
Mazda New Zealand Managing Director, David Hodge, says the mix of first-time and returning winners demonstrates the strength and depth of our dealer network and the commitment to achieving excellence in every part of their business and continue to go above and beyond for every customer that walks through the door.
“Winning dealer of the year four times is an incredible achievement that highlights the high standards of Blackwells Mazda. Every member of the team has worked extremely hard to be the very best at what they do and provide an excellent service for their customers.”
“The work the South Auckland Mazda team are doing in the community is fantastic. It reflects the Mazda Foundation’s passion for supporting organisations and individuals in need around the country.”
“Mazda’s success in New Zealand comes from the hard work and commitment from our dealer network. Each year our dealerships find new ways to work better and deliver excellence. We are very fortunate to have dealers who set such high standards and ensure our customers get a fantastic experience.”