Proudly Southland
owned & operated
since 1962

Your one-stop shop for all batteries in the Southland region

  • Established 1962
  • Proudly Southland owned and operated with experienced staff who have 90 years’ collective battery expertise
  • We are Southland’s leading seller, and New Zealand’s biggest independent seller of batteries
  • Century and Yuasa agents for Southland and Central Otago
  • OVER 1000 batteries in stock
  • Two large vans on the road supplying and delivering batteries

When it comes to the equipment integral to your daily life or work operations you can’t afford the time to wait. For fast turnaround and reliable results look no further than Southland Batteries. We stock an impressive selection of batteries at cost-effective prices and for a large range of purposes from cars to construction equipment and smoke detectors.

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Stephen Gerken

Stephen Gerken

OWNER

Owned Southland batteries since 1995. Managed Lucas for 10 years before that. Loves all sports – cricket, rugby and golf in particular. Has lived in Southland all his life and loves it.

MIKE DILLON

MANAGER

Has 20 years experience in the battery industry. A very keen outdoors
man, he enjoys hunting and fishing. Enjoys time with his family and grandchildren.

Gary

GARY LOW

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

With 10 years experience, Gary services all the battery stockists in Southland and Central Otago. A very keen and accomplished sportsman – he is the current NZ Indoor Bowls Champion. He also enjoys motor racing and restoring cars.

Meet our Team

David Glass

DAVID GLASS

The technical man of the team, he has over 3 years battery experience and before that worked at Dick Smith for 18 years. A very accomplished musician, playing over 20 instruments, and is a member of Contraband.

Neta Cook

NETA COOK

Has been in the battery industry
for 27 years. Being on the road
servicing all the auto electricians and garages as well as doing all the administration and office work.

Delivery Van