Audi Dealer of the Year Awards 2022

In February 2023, Audi New Zealand held their Audi Excellence Awards for the 2022 calendar year. This year we were delighted to hear that the event would be held in Christchurch as we welcomed executives from Audi New Zealand, Audi ambassadors, and representatives from the Audi dealer network to the garden city.

Ilex was nominated as the venue itself; a stunning spot at the heart of Hagley Park, and an excellent setting for this year’s awards ceremony.

The night opened with an introduction from Audi New Zealand CEO, Dean Sheed, who made special mention to the Napier team who were unable to attend due to the after-effects of Cyclone Gabrielle.

Following Dean’s introduction, we were privaledged to witness a presentation from Audi AG’s country representative for New Zealand who proudly told us that New Zealand is the number one market for Audi Sport vehicles. In fact, over 25% of Audis sold in New Zealand wear an S or RS badge.

The night was MC’s by Hayley Sproull, with Audi’s ambassadors – Sir Steve Hansen, Juliette Hogan, and Steve Dunstan, in attendance.

The Awards for 2022

For Archibalds, the night was a success with us taking home multiple awards, particularly in our service department.

Technicians Awards at the Audi Dealer Awards 2022

Happy team: the Audi Technician Awards with Andrew Lewis, Chris Webb, and Jackson Taylor

Jackson Taylor, Audi Apprentice of the Year 2022

Jackson Taylor, Audi Apprentice of the Year 2022

Andrew Lewis, Technician of the Year Runner Up 2022

Andrew Lewis, Technician of the Year Runner Up 2022

A huge congratulations to Jackson Taylor, New Zealand’s Audi Apprentice Technician of the Year, and to Andrew Lewis for his second Audi award, this time as Runner Up Audi Technician of the Year. Two exceptional titles that reflect the professionalism of our workshop under our Service Manager, Chris Webb, and our dedication to providing our Audi owners with a pedigree of vehicle care.

Anthony Kearns and Dean Sheed for Archibalds Audi Dealer of the Year Runner Up 2022

Anthony Kearns General Manager of Archibalds Audi, and Dean Sheed General Manager of Audi New Zealand
Archibalds Audi Dealer of the Year Runner Up 2022

Audi Dealer of the Year 2022 Runner Up

The end of the night saw Archibalds Audi claim the award of Runner Up Audi Dealer of the Year. While we always aim for number one, it was an absolute honour to see us take home the second-place title after a turbulent year. This award reflects the hard work and dedication of our teams in all levels of the business, as well as the committment of our customers to the Audi brand.

To both our team and our cutomers, we thank you, and with your help we look forward to taking our business to the next level, aiming to be 2023’s number one Audi dealership.

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