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DeLuxe Group Limited

45 Main Street
P O Box 749,
Blenheim,
New Zealand

Tel: +64 03 578-3310

Fax: +64 03 578-3314

Email: info@deluxegroup.co.nz

Greg Smith

Greg Smith

Managing Director
Property and Business Development

Mobile:  027 4492404
Email:greg@deluxegroup.co.nz

Greg joined the company in 1980 working firstly as a Coach Captain, driving tourists around the South Island of New Zealand.

It was not long before he become involved in the companies bus and coach operations, whilst the company operated a fleet of Buses and Coaches.

After this Greg spent almost 9 years managing the Blenheim Country Lodge Hotel - until September 2002 when the hotel was sold to Scenic Circle.

Greg is responsible today for managing the Property Development side of the company along with any future Business developments and opportunities. Greg also oversee's the companies Adminstration, Finances and Marketing.

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Managing Director
Automotive Sales

Mobile:  027 534299
Email: gary@deluxegroup.co.nz

Gary joined the company on a full-time basis in 1978. He always worked after school at DeLuxe. Once leaving school, he spent 3 years with the local Ford dealer qualifying as an A-grade mechanic.

Gary is responsible today for the importation and ordering of buses Motorhomes and Caravans from overseas. He has built many strong relationships with suppliers and customers over the years.

Gary oversees the Automotive side of the business.


Brett Smith

Brett Smith

Automotive Sales/ Refurbishment Manager

Mobile:  027 6372292
Email: brett@deluxegroup.co.nz

Brett has considerable experience in the motor industry having spent many years in the panel and paint industry. He is passionate about modern colours and paint jobs and is meticulous in his presentations.

Brett joined the family business in the area of Sales however today he is more focused on coordinating the refurbishments of the 2nd hand Motorhomes and delivering the end product to customers.

Laura Smith

Laura Smith

Automotive Sales, Administration

Mobile:  027 4762298
Email: laura@deluxegroup.co.nz

Laura joined the family business in 2012. She has considerable experience in the transport industry having previously worked at VTNZ and two transport companies as an administrator.

Laura is a pretty busy person coordinating the day-to-day administration of DeLuxe Group along with Sales enquiries, Show coordination and keeping in touch with customers.

Laura also has 3 children to juggle into her busy life.

Ray Walker

Ray Walker

Maintenance/ Automotive Detailer

Ray started in the Bus and Coach industry some 32 years ago having worked with Newmans Coachlines in Christchurch. He had considerable driving experience throughout his driving career also owning and operating a Blue Star Taxi in Christchurch, for some 5 years.

In his later years of driving, he joined Explorer Tourline working with smaller tour groups around New Zealand. Ray progressed with Explorer Tourline assisting with the overall running of the company and become the Fleet Manager as coach numbers grew. He was responsible for the maintenance on the vehicles for the last 11 years he worked with the company giving him a vast mechanical knowledge.

At DeLuxe, Ray is responsible for the daily operations of the workshop. When vehicles are imported and received by DeLuxe they go through a very thorough check and service, with any modifications being made for New Zealand certification and conditions. Ray also works in the front line and offers sales assistance for prospective purchasers.

Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith

Property Maintanence Manager

Mobile:  027 7101053
Email: greg@deluxegroup.co.nz

Anthony is a builder by trade and spent most of his working life constructing houses in Covent Gardens, Nottinghill, Marlborough Ridge and many other places around the District. He has worked in the thick of the boom times with multiple projects happening side by side.

Today Anthony is responsible for the maintenence of all of the DeLuxe properties making sure that things are looking sharp and prestine.


 Matt Liddicoat

Automotive Detailer

Matt spent his early working career in the paint and decorating trade. 10 years of practical experience has given him the skills to be very fussy when it comes to attention to detail.

Matt then changed careers and had 8 years experience working for a tourism company where he assisted in the maintenance and cleaning of their fleet. 

Today Matt is responsible for the detailing of vehicles which are purchased, refurbished and then put on the sales yard for sale.



 

Sam McLean

 

Maintenance/ Automotive Detailer

 

Sam was born and raised in Marlborough then moved to Nelson with his family. He attended Waimea College.
His working career started by completing an apprenticeship as an Industrial Refrigeration Engineer. He has many years of experience in the automotive and motorsport industry both in New Zealand and Germany where he spent 2 years with his wife Julia.
Sam's hobbies include working on car projects, wakeboarding, reading and free diving. 


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