Meet The Team

With over 120 staff across six locations, our trained professionals in sales, service, finance and parts are amongst the most experienced in the New Zealand automotive industry. We pride ourselves on the calibre of service we provide to our customers and the relationships that we have formed over the past 97 years. We are available 7 days a week, so please do not hesitate in contacting any of us on the below details - we would love to hear from you.


Matthew Carman

Chief Executive Officer/Dealer Principal

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Born in England, Matthew emigrated to NZ as a young boy. Spending his formative years in Wellington attending Wellington College where he pursued his early passion / obsession with football - the round ball variety.

Failing to make a living at his passion football, Matthew followed his father into the banking industry working for the BNZ before heading back to England and North America on an extended overseas experience.

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Upon returning to NZ, Matthew settled in Auckland and started his career in the automotive industry by joining Ford Motor Credit. After a six year stint with FMC, Matthew headed across town to work for the Ford Motor Company of New Zealand where he stayed for six years taking on various roles including Dealer Account Management, Corporate Sponsorship Manager, through to his last position held as Passenger Vehicle and FPV Brand Manager.

In October 2004, Matthew joined Capital City Motors as the Mazda New Vehicle Sales Manager, which he held until being promoted to the CEO & Dealer Principal role in August 2014. Matthew is driven by a strong desire to deliver excellence in customer service to our Ford and Mazda customers.

He is always looking for improvements in our processes so we can ultimately deliver a better customer experience.

In his personal life, Matthew has two children, Harrison and Ruby. When he gets time to himself, he likes to hurl himself down the mountainside on his bike on the many great tracks around Wellington and New Zealand. He is also partial to a nice craft beer around the fantastic bars that the capital city has to offer.

Lower Hutt
Wellington
Kapiti
Porirua
Aaron Wright

Aaron Wright

Ford Retail Sales Manager

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Jared Fox

Jared Fox

Mazda Sales Manager

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Matt Byrne

Matt Byrne

Used Vehicle Sales Manager

Tel: 027 493 8511

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David Lavington

David Lavington

Group Service Manager

 

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Phil Noble

Phil Noble

Group Parts Manager

 

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Scott Miller

Scott Miller

Chief Financial Officer

 

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Wayne Wright

Wayne Wright

Mazda Business Manager

Tel: 027 485 9286

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Aaron Wright

Aaron Wright

Ford Retail Sales Manager

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Jared Fox

Jared Fox

Mazda Sales Manager

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