About us

Redan Auto Electrical has been serving Kaitaia since 1976 and has been under the ownership of Paul and Sallie Lakin since April 2002.

We provide the following auto electrical workshop and full retail services:

  • Car, Motorcycle, Marine, 4x4, Quad bike, Mower, Motor Home, Deep Cycle, Fishing Torpedo and Heavy Commercial Batteries
  • Alarms and Immobilisers
  • Automotive and Marine Parts
  • Installation of GPS Telemetry, Eroad and Mongoose Trackers
  • Ignition Parts
  • Air Conditioning
  • Solar Panels
  • Lighting Solutions including LED Worklights and Spotlights
  • Scan Tool Diagnostics
  • Starters, Alternators, Generators
  • Trailer wiring
  • Car Audio Systems, Stereos and Accessories including Bluetooth
  • Reversing Cameras
  • Gauges
  • CB and VHF Radio
  • Mobility Scooters
  • Golf Carts
  • Alcohol Interlock Systems
  • Electronic Diagnostics

About the staff

Paul has been a trade certified Auto Electrician for nearly three decades and has worked all over the world on a variety of different vehicle types. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Paul manages the business, workshop and showroom on a day to day basis as well as remaining on-the-tools, Paul's specialities are heavy commercial vehicles, lighting solutions and air conditioning.

Sallie is co-owner of Redan Auto and looks after the day to day administration, business and staff management.

Pat is a trade certified Auto Electrician. She has a range of experience across different vehicles and is our specialist in telematics, truck and trailer fleet servicing and alarm installation and configuration. She is also experienced in specialty wiring for custom-built and vintage vehicles.

Ricky is a trade certified Automotive Technician who has many years experience under his belt, both mechanically and electrically. He has also worked in Parts, sourcing and fitting the most appropriate batteries, parts or other products.

We currently have a vacancy for a trade certified Auto Electrician. May this be you? Please take a look at our Job Vacancies page.

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