diesel-serviceThings have changed drastically over the past week, affecting businesses NZ-wide. As things have changed, so has our approach to the situation.

Is Grimmer Motors still open?

Yes, as of 19 August 2021 at Covid 19 Level 4, Grimmer Motors mechanics in Hamilton are “On Call” to do car repairs for Essential Service Workers.

When New Zealand moves to Covid 19 Level 3, Grimmer Motors will be able to work on anyone’s vehicle in a safe contactless manner.


What are the Essential Service Workers that we can provide vehicle repairs for?

  • Chemists
  • Medical Centres
  • Hospital workers
  • Essential Electricians – emergencies / callouts
  • Essential Plumbers – emergencies / callouts
  • Essential Builders  – emergencies / callouts
  • Farmers and any Agricultural workers
  • Fonterra / Open Country workers, tanker drivers, maintenance workers, distribution centres
  • Supermarket staff
  • Uber, OLA, Taxi workers
  • Internet providers
  • Cleaning company workers
  • Security company workers
  • Bank staff
  • Insurance staff
  • Funeral homes
  • NZ blood service workers
  • Ambulance staff
  • Nurses, Doctors
  • Social Workers
  • Midwives
  • Medical laboratory workers
  • Primary care clinics
  • Rest homes
  • Crematories
  • Cemeteries
  • Civil defence workers
  • Essential Council workers
  • Vets
  • Essential public service workers
  • Water company workers
  • Waste disposal workers
  • Court workers
  • Essential Education workers 
  • Companies that package food and beverages
  • Companies that produce and process food and beverages
  • Fire and Emergency department workers
  • Corrections department workers
  • Ministry of Justice Workers
  • NZ Defence Force workers
  • NZ Security Intelligence Service workers
  • Government Communications Security Bureau
  • Food and Beverage providers
  • Electricity company workers
  • Gas company workers
  • Telecommunication company workers
  • News company workers
  • Media – radio / tv etc… company workers
  • Utility and communications supply chain workers
  • Utility companies
  • Mental health and Social Service businesses and charities
  • Courier companies / freight providers
  • Accommodation providers for essential workers
  • Primary Industry workers
  • Essential Education workers 
  • Police department workers
  • Corrections department workers
  • Courts on NZ
  • Any person employed or contracted in a public safety or national security role
  • Office and Stationery Suppliers
  • ESR, GNS, GeoNet, NIWA, MetService  Any entity (including research organisations) involved in COVID-19 response  Any entity (including research organisations) involved in hazard monitoring and resilience  Any entity (including research organisations) involved in diagnostics for essential services like biosecurity, public health
  • Laboratories and Physical Containment level 3 (PC3) facilities that could provide essential services and products that could be used to respond to COVID-19  Other significant research facilities including animal facilities, clinical trials and infrastructure that requires constant attention (eg samples, collections and storage facilities) that are important to New Zealand 
  • Essential Railway workers, Airport, Maritime workers
  • Essential Met Service workers
  • NZ Post and other delivery service workers
  • Essential Infrastructure Maintenance workers – airports, railways roads, bridges, tunnels etc…

Our mechanics are at home but we have diverted our phones, and will be able to take phone calls for ESSENTIAL SERVICE WORKERS vehicle repairs from 8am to 10pm, seven days per week during the level 4 crisis lock down period.

Please stay safe and healthy during this time.

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