Our Team


Greg Nicholson
Owner

Owner Greg started in the tyre industry in 1982 and purchased Havelock North Tyre & Alignment Ltd in 1993. He has a very hand-on approach, a regular on the Tyre levers and keeping control on the financial side of the business. He also buys and sells second hand tractor tyres. Greg is a strong believer of supporting fellow local businesses. He's never far from his laptop or mobile phone and is there to help 24/7. Greg and his wife Fiona raise 4 boys on their orchard. Greg says tyres are his thing, while orcharding is Fiona’s!

Craig Spargo (Sprocket)
Service Manager

Craig is our Service Manager, whom as been a member of our team for 10 years, specialises in wheel alignments, brake repairs, and car tyre sales & service. He previously worked for Autobrakes. Craig is a former New Zealand go carting champ and is now supporting his son Cameron with his target shooting.

Glenn Rodgers
Fleet Serviceman

Glenn joined our team in 2011 with an extensive history within the tyre industry that started at an early age. His tyre knowledge and experience is comprehensive and spans over a wide range of machinery which include tractors, earthmovers, harvesters, trucks, buses fork lifts and more. Glenn prides himself on giving excellent customer service and always goes the extra mile.

Justin Adams
Feild Serviceman

Justin returns to the tyre industry after a long break, Justin is a well known local man, living in Hawkes Bay most of his life, With over 20 years experience in the industry. Justin spends his spare time pit crewing for a sprint car,Justin is Married with 5 children & 3 grand children.

Jason Stephens
Fleet Coordinator & Serviceman

Jason has been part of the team since 2013, when he moved to Hawke's Bay to continue his career in tyres. Jason is our Commercial Service Manager and is experienced in all aspects of the tyre industry, which also includes wheel alignments. In his spare time Jason helps his son with his mini stockcar, while he also enjoys fishing, hot rods and drag racing. Jason also looks after our company's Health & Safety.

Maree Green
Office Administrator

Maree is our friendly front-of-house face! Along with all general reception duties, Maree processes our invoices and enters all our inventory. She also deals with customer service bookings.

Curtis Baker
Wheel Alignment Technican

Graeme Smith (Springer)
Vulchanise Tyre Repair Specialist

Springer is Hawkes Bay’s tyre repair guru with 30 years’ plus experience in repairing and retreading all range of tyres. Springer is also involved in the heavy haulage transport industry as a certified load pilot.

Pierre Haywood