Phone: +64 7 578 3092
Tyres Brands: Michelin, BF Goodrich, Dunlop, Continental, Maxxis and Goodyear.
Address: 445 Cameron Road, Tauranga Bay of Plenty
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 17:00, Saturday: 09:00–12:00, Sunday: Close.
Beaurepaires History – Tauranga
Beaurepaires is a huge international retail tyre company, it was founded in Australia in 1922 by Sir Frank Beaurepaires, and today it has a presence in several countries in the southern hemisphere.
Its particular logo maybe is because in 1933 this company set up its own tyre manufacturer factory in Australia with the name Olympic Tire & Rubber Co. (Greek statue with giant tyre on his shoulders).
1980: Beaurepaires and Olympic amalgamate with Dunlop, 2006: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company took 100% ownership of the company. 2008: The Company ceases manufacturing in Australia to focus on their marketing, wholesale and retail operations by Goodyear & Dunlop Tyres.
One of the main characteristics of this company is its particular combination of blue and orange colours in all its stores. It is also important to mention their excellent TV discount commercial and its great effort focused on customer satisfaction.
Today the company sells several tyres brands including Michelin, BF Goodrich, Goodyear and Dunlop. Also provides brake servicing, batteries, wheels alignment and balancing, puncture repair and oil change.
The main locations of its stores are in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Gisborne, Hawkes Bay, Manawatu/Whanganui, Taranaki, Wellington, Tasman, Canterbury, Otago and Southland.
Tauranga is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty and one of the fastest growing centers in the country. Plus, it’s only a 15-minute drive to one of New Zealand’s most popular seaside towns, Mount Maunganui.
The center of Tauranga has several important historical areas to see during a walk around the place. The Strand coastal area has undergone a major renovation in recent years and is home to a variety of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, as well as a range of accommodation options.
The port of Tauranga is always present throughout the city, which gives the urban area an attractive coastal setting. Fishing, sailing, diving and dolphin tours are easy to organize; You can also visit one of the beautiful attractions in the area: McLaren Falls or Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park. General information: Population of approximately 103,650 inhabitants, i-SITE Visitor Center, airport for domestic flights
Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s major beach towns and one of the fastest growing in the country, after Auckland Harbor it is the busiest port in the country. One of the main attractions is Mount Maunganui, located on a small peninsula, where it is possible to hike to the top, which has an incredible view of the city.
In the city it is possible to surf and windsurf. The white sand beaches that begin there extend to Whakatane, 100km to the east. Whakatane is the starting point for expeditions to White Island, New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.
Tauranga’s lush parks and golden sandy beaches make it a popular destination for lovers of the outdoors and water sports. On the North Island of New Zealand you will find many diverse opportunities for surfing, rafting, kite surfing, hiking and golf. Bathe in the refreshing pools of the Kaiate Falls, whose waters descend beautifully over the crags.
The whole family will love visiting one of Tauranga’s amusement parks, taking a guided nature tour, or swimming with dolphins in the Bay of Plenty.
Continental Tyres Video
Continental Tyres History
What we now know as Continental tires began with a company called Continental-Caoutchouc und Gutta-Percha-Compagnie that was created in 1871 in Hannover, Germany. Like other manufacturers, they began dedicating their activity to the production of rubber products, mainly rubber for bicycles and cars, but also footwear, waterproof fabrics and even balls.
However, the brand’s engineers were somewhat visionary and, above all, quite reluctant to stagnate. Thanks to their desire to grow and their capacity for innovation, as well as the incipient changes in the automotive industry, in 1904 they presented their first car tire with a tread and, years later, the first removable rim.
This is the starting point for the modern technologies that the Continental group would include throughout the 20th century: synthetic rubber and rubber reinforcement are some of the advances in durability that the brand has achieved.
Thanks to these advances, the company expands throughout Europe and begins to export its products. In the 1950s, for example, its tires were already mounted on the legendary Volkswagen Beetle. Then they devise the winter modality and those that do not have an inner tube. In the 1960s, the chain production of tires with a radial structure began.
In 1979 the company acquired the Uniroyal Inc. brand in Europe an American firm that is now the second Continental brand, then with the Austrian Semperit and later with General Tire. Already in the 90s, he managed to create the largest company in Malaysia, he bought part of ITT Industries dedicated to the production of brakes and bodywork and in 2001 he acquired the majority of Temic shares to achieve better results in terms of stability controls.
It is in 2004 when it manages to become part of the largest consortium of rubber companies: Phoenix AG. In addition, it does not stop investing in security and electronic systems to strengthen its position and move up the ranking.
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