Welcome to Carter's Tyres Gore

Proudly owned and operated by Gore locals Dean and Kelly-Anne Findlay. Tyres are our business and we’re in it for the long haul. Our team work closely with customers to create solutions that help avoid potential tyre issues, minimise downtime and decrease your costs.

It’s not just commercial fleets we look after. We have agricultural customers, as well passenger and trade vehicle fleets that we service. And of course we can do your car, 4WD, van, motorhome and even your wheel barrow. State-of-the art equipment, certified staff, top tyre brands and a full range of services, we’re your complete tyre partner.

We love tyres so much, we built a purpose built tyre building just over two years ago.

Our team are like a family, that’s why we all worked hard to gain a gold certification in health and safety. We are always up-skilling to give you the best possible service.

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Meet Our Team

Our philosophy is simple — hire a team of diverse, passionate people and foster a culture that empowers you to do you best work.

Carters Tyre - Dean Findlay
Dean Findlay

Dean has a passion for all things tyres. Working in the industry since leaving school, he knows a lot about tyres and giving great customer service.
He’s a fantastic leader and we all love when he tells stories of how things were done in his day.

Carters Tyre - Kelly-Anne Findlay
Kelly-Anne Findlay
Dean's Wife

Behind every great man, is an even greater lady! Kelly-Anne keeps the wheels on the business so to speak. Specialising in the inner workings of the business, Kelly-Anne has her finger on the pulse of the business and the community.

Carters Tyre - Mary-anne Robins
Mary-anne Robins
Health & Safety Co-ordinator and Admin Superstar

Mary-anne is the helpful voice you may hear when you telephone. She has done a fantastic job organising our Health and Safety and has been instrumental in achieving our gold Sitewise accreditation.

Carters Tyre - Jason ‘Curly’ Wright
Jason ‘Curly’ Wright
Right hand man & Mag Wheel Expert

Curly has been with us since he left School. He started looking after the Fonterra Fleet at Edendale, and is now our right hand man. He gets out and looks after the West Otago fleet run, but is based more on site helping things run smoothly.

Carters Tyre - Paul Holmes
Paul Holmes
Wheel Alignment & fix it man

Paul is the man who will sort your Wheel Alignment issues and get your tyres running straight in no time.
He’s also pretty handy fixing and recycling things for around the workshop.

Carters Tyre - Shaun Waitaiki
Shaun Waitaiki
Workshop Tyre Technician

Shaun is the friendly face you might meet when you are dropping tyres off to be repaired.
He has an exceptional memory for remembering farm and customer names.

Carters Tyre - Sam Thompson
Sam Thompson
Fleet Serviceman

Sam looks after our Southern fleet run a couple of days during the week.
He also is one of the fleet team that is ready to help you after hours if you have a tyre emergency.

Carters Tyre - Curtis Palmer-Maguire
Curtis Palmer-Maguire
Workshop Tyre Technician

Curtis is one of our newest team members learning the ropes.
He is based at our workshop, but you might see him out helping the fleeties on the road from time to time.

Carters Tyre - Saxton-Lee McGregor
Saxton-Lee McGregor

Saxton is based in the workshop and is currently getting skilled up on learning Wheel Alignments.
He is also our newest Feet Serviceman to join our on call team.

Carters Tyre - Rob Singh
Rob Singh
Fleet Serviceman

Rob is our Northen Southland and Te Anau run fleet serviceman.
He looks after a number of transports in these areas and is the guy you might see with a big grin on his face in our Isuzu fleet truck.

Carters Tyre - Jerm Hadfield
Jerm Hadfield
Fonterra Fleet Service

Jerm has nearly thirty years of experience in tyres.
Based at Fonterra Edendale, he is a familiar sight to drivers making sure the fleet is running smoothly.

Carters Tyre - Mike Sullivan
Mike Sullivan
Fonterra Fleet Service

Mike worked for a number of years on the Northern Southland fleet service runs.
He is now based at Fonterra Edendale helping keep the tankers tyres safe on the road.