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Complete forklift solutions:
Advice, sales, hire, repairs,
maintenance and training

Welcome to the Central Forklift Group, a one-stop-shop for all your forklift needs. We can recommend and supply the right solution for you including Forklift sales or hire. We back our products with total support and customer service – 24/7 repairs, planned maintenance programs, fleet management systems, operator training, and transport.
Central Forklift Management Team
Des Walsh Central Group

Des Walsh 

E : des@centralgroup.co.nz
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Steve Mackay Central Group Steve Mackay
Director / Sales Manager

Steve Mackay is a Director of Central Group and has been with the company since formed twenty years ago. 
Steve has been involved in Machinery & Transport Equipment for most of his working life and loves getting involved in helping business's move and store their products more efficiently.
E : steve@centralgroup.co.nz
Wayne Ross Central Group
Wayne Ross

E: wayne@centralgroup.co.nz
Central Forklift Support Team
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Wade Lorimer
Group Truck Sales Manager
New UD (Nissan Diesel) & Hyundai Trucks
M  021 284 7788
E :  wade@centralgroup.co.nz 
Shane Taylor
Sales & Finance Manager
Forklift & Material Handling Equipment & Financing
M : 021 1927955
E : shane.taylor@centralgroup.co.nz
Shane has over 15 years experience in the Plant & Machinery Industry. Shane's personal and friendly style ensures your needs are covered whether it's purchasing equipment or financing solutions to maximise business profits. 
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Chris Schroder
Used Equipment Sales & Valuations
M : 021 438 689
E : chris.schroder@centralgroup.co.nz
Graham Watson
Rentals & Transport Manager
M : 021 795 564
E: Graham@centralgroup.co.nz
Steve Reid Central Group Steve Sewell Central Group
Steve Reid 
Parts Manager
All Parts for forklifts, trucks & Material Handling Equipment.
M : 021 524 470
E : parts@centralgroup.co.nz
Steve Sewell
Operations Manager
E : steve.sewell@centralgroup.co.nz
Phil Gates - Service Manager -Central Group Paul Scoble Central Forklift Trainer
Phil Gates
Service Manager
Trucks maintenance & servicing,
All truck breakdowns.
Paul Scoble
Registered Trainer / Assessor
Forklift Operators Certification, F Endorsement, Elevated Work Platform & Dangerous Goods on your site or ours.
Martin Harris Registered Trainer & Assessor Frances Lamb Training Co-ordinator  Wellington
Martin Harris
Registered Trainer & Assessor
E: martin@centralgroup.co.nz 
Frances Lamb
Training co-ordinator
P : 0800 538 735
E : Training@centralgroup.co.nz
Gavin Quinn Central Group Palmerston-North-Jason Burton-Brown
Gavin Quinn
Hawkes Bay Branch Manager
P : 021 574 774
E :  gavin@centralgroup.co.nz
Jason Burton-Brown
Palmerston North Branch Manager
P : 06 357 0872
E : jasonbb@centralgroup.co.nz
Wellington-Manager-Dean Meyer Sarah Thompson-Harding
Dean Meyer
Wellington Workshop Manager
P :   04 471 4060
E :  dean@centralgroup.co.nz
Sarah Thompson-Harding
Sales Administrator
P :  04 577 1344
E :  salesadmin@centralgroup.co.nz
Shona Atkins-North Central Group Michaela Abrahams
Shona Atkins-North
Finance & Sales Support
M 021 443 962
E :  shona@centralgroup.co.nz
Michaela Abrahams
Service Administrator
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Carol Peterson
Service Support
E : servicesupport@centralgroup.co.nz


Jon Boddy

Regional Sales Manager
M  027 557 7056

E : jon@centralgroup.co.nz

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