Wayne and Josie – Directors
Wayne & another business partner started Qualitat in 1972 and Josie followed a few years later. Wayne is now semi-retired and Josie has the position of managing director. Wayne and Josie are both big Volkswagen fans and own many vintage Volkswagens. They have both been great supporters of the Volkswagen Nationals that are held every year. Staff
Vagn – Director
Vagn has been at Qualitat since 1994 and became a shareholder and director of Qualitat in 2012. He is married to Kylie with two girls and a boy. He has been the service manager at Qualitat for several years and has extensive knowledge of Volkswagens and Audi. His interests are fishing, hunting, diving, mountain biking and snowboarding.
Necos – Service Advisor
Necos started with us in July 2015, after working at a franchised VW dealership for the last 2 1/2 years. He is interested in mixed martial arts, kick boxing and enjoys gaming. He has a passion for tuned or modified cars.
Aaron – Service Advisor
Aaron started with us in December 2016, after working at a franchised VW dealership for the last 7 and 1/2 years. He has a young son Jaxon. He is interested in football, snowboarding and anything car related. He also enjoys drag racing, drifting and follows the V8 Supercars closely.
Alaster – Parts Manager
Alaster loves sport and collecting vinyl records. He is a staunch supporter of the mighty Newcastle United Football Club. He is married to Candice with two daughters, Dakota and Sadie.
Shane – Product Manager
Shane started at Qualitat in the parts department in April 2011. He has a passion for performance cars and computer games and looks after his two Maine Coon Cats ‘Archer’ and ‘Ralph’.
Julian – Parts
Julian has been at Qualitat since Oct 2001. He has been working in the VW industry for many years. He has owned an offroader Baja and both late & early Kombis. He is married with 2 children.
Sam – Parts
Sam started working for Qualitat in September 2017. He has a passion for old steel, particularly Japanese. He also has an interest in computers.
Dan – Parts
Dan has been in the motor industry for many years, he has a passion for cars and is a keen mountain biker.
James – Parts
James is our latest addition to the parts team. He has many interests including surfing, dogs and anything that involves technology (Especially gaming). He and his partner are expecting their first baby in September and couldn’t be more excited!
Ryan – Marketing
Ryan started in March 2016. Passionate about cars, particularly Subaru’s. Ryan enjoys going for drives and spending time with family. Ryan looks after marketing as well as Qualitat’s online stores.
Holly – Office
Holly has been at Qualitat since 1995. Does a bit of everything around the office. She enjoys watching the V8 Supercars & most motor racing events. She has a daughter. She loves to visit other countries and see how other people live.
Robyn – Office
Robyn joined us in June 2012. She does the accounts and admin. In her spare time, she enjoys taking long walks and socialising with friends and family.
Mo – Workshop
Mo started at Qualitat in July 2004. Mo is from South Africa and has been VW & Audi trained for the last 19 years (8 years at a dealership level). He is interested in model aircraft, boats & cars. He also enjoys computers. To relax he likes to go camping, hunting and boating.
Dirk – Workshop Manager
Dirk started at Qualitat in May 2006. He enjoys playing golf and watching sports. He also enjoys watching motorsports.
Arnold – Workshop
Arnold started at Qualitat in 2007. He has been in the motor industry for 28 years and is VW trained in both South Africa and NZ. He has a wife & 2 adult children. His main hobby is ornithology.
Eugene – Workshop
Eugene started with us in May 2016. He is married with 2 children. He has been in the motor trade for 16 years, the last 9 at a VW/Audi dealership in South Africa. He enjoys playing golf, camping and having a braai (bbq) with his chommies (mates).
Pablo – Workshop
Pablo started at Qualitat in December 2017. Pablo is one of our air-cooled experts. He has been in the automotive industry for over 12 years, the last 5 being in NZ, working on both VW and Porsche. He is from Chile. Pablo enjoys watching motorsports, outdoor activities and travelling.
Alex – Workshop
Alex started working for Qualitat in 2017. He enjoys watching Argentinean touring championship, NASCAR and WRC. In his spare time he likes to travel, read and listen to music.
Mark – Workshop
Mark started with us in June 2016. After a long career in telecommunications, he left to pursue his interests in metalworking. He spent 12 years working in engineering, modifying vehicles for the disabled community. Mark loves the outdoors especially hunting and fishing. He is passionate about anything with an engine and has several projects in his shed.
Eric – Groomer/ General Duties
Eric started with us in November 2015. He loves classic cars and motorcycles, especially Chevys. He also enjoys listening to music.
Kylie – General Duties
Kylie is Vagn’s wife she started in February 2013. Kylie does the deliveries and stock management to our Auckland customers.
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