The GVI Team "25 Years from Our Family to Your's"

We are GVI - get to know us!

When you deal with us, you deal with the owners of the business Peter Johnston (PJ) his son Hayden and their small experienced team.

PJ, the Managing Director, is well known and respected in the industry, with over 40 years experience dealing with motor vehicles. PJ was Founding Director of the Imported Motor Vehicle Dealers Association (IMVDA), and Vehicle Identification NZ (VINZ) and was one of the original pioneers of the Japanese Import Industry. PJ is also Chairman of Rally New Zealand (WRC) and is a Justice of the Peace (JP).

Hayden has been in the used cars business since birth and after working through the ranks and spending 5 years abroad buying has returned to the coal face to take G.V.I to the next level and continue offering the quality and service the brand is synonymous with.

Paul Brom
Senior Sales Consultant 

Paul comes to us from an incredibly varied background having owned a chain of successful food bars and a famous 80's night club! With his wild days now behind him Paul's focus is on his three passions, his family, good food and of course fishing! Paul has been with the GVI team for over 4 years and always looks forward to meeting new people and helping them become satisfied new car owners.

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Jason Tervit
Sales Team Leader

Jason heads our small experienced team of sales consultants and ensures that every interaction with GVI and its staff is an enjoyable and stress / pressure free experience

Originally from Hamilton Jason has grown up in the car industry following in the footsteps of his father who was a very well know and respected car dealer and also successful promoter at western springs speedway. Jason brings with him a wealth of product knowledge and has been a valued part of our team for 4 years now. Jason is a dedicated family man who relishes time spent with his wife and their young son

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"Uncle" Jesse Heng
Senior Sales Consultant

Favourite Car: Porsche 911 GT3

Everybodies favorite Uncle! Jesse has been with us so long he is on his second tour of duty with GVI! Family Man, Funny Man...The Man! An Ex-Cheif and Karaoke Legend Uncle Jesse has a very friendly and relaxed approach and will go the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable and getting exactly the right car

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Company Dog

Favourite Car: Pagani Zonda R

A German Short Haired Pointer (GSP) born in Maungaturoto Sabine embraces all aspects of the NZ lifestyle with a strong love of the outdoors but quite fond of creature comforts! Her favorite part of the day...lunch time where she can be found making moon eyes at anybody who looks like they might have something tasty to share! Week days are spent on the yard greeting customers and testing all features of the cars especially the heated seats! Weekends Sabine can be found in the forests around Auckland keeping the local pheasants and deer on their toes! Sabine loves meeting GVI customers so feel free to bring your furry friends in for a game of chase!

Jackie Young
Sales Consultant:

Favourite Car: Lancia Delta Intergrale Evolution II

Jackie and his wife have recently had their first child and are loving being parents! Jackie is a talented cook and brings his own delicious lunch to work everyday that makes the other boys jealous as they eat their takeaways! Jackie is very experienced, patient and polite and will spend the time you need finding the best vehicle for you.

"Jackie speaks Mandarin and Cantonese"

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You can trust GVI

We are one of the largest importers of used Japanese motor vehicles into New Zealand with over 25 years experience. Our quality used cars for sale are hand-selected by our experienced car buyers here and in Japan. We stand behind every vehicle we sell and G.V.I is well known for its quality honest cars which come with guaranteed speedo readings and warranty back up. With over 50,000 vehicles sold and counting we have an army of satisfied and loyal customers.

Contact Details

Phone: 09 525 5885
0800 4 GENUINE

Trading Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 6pm 
Saturday 9am - 5pm 
Sunday 10am - 4pm

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