About Mike's Auto Body

"The traditional panelbeater for traditional cars"

 vehicle restoration

Mikes Auto Body

Rust repairs

Mike has a diverse range of skills developed over nearly 30 years.

Originally a mechanic, working on agricultural and earthmoving machinery and later as a fitter/welder.

In 1994/95 Mike attended Wellington polytechnic and studied vehicle restoration.

Mike has been involved in the classic car and hot rod scene since 1980. He is a founding member of Te Awamutu Rod and Custom Club Inc of which he is still a member. His 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air earned him the “Most Promising Show Rodder” award at the 1995 NZHRA National Show.

Wellington Polytechnic Certificate in Vehicle Restoration
NZCE (Mechanical) Intermediate Certificate
Trade Certificate in Automotive Engineering