About Ben Thomas Panelbeating

Hawera Panelbeater - High Skilled and Trained - When looking for a Hawera Panelbeater - CALL US FIRST!

Haweras only approved repairers for all Insurance Companies. This quickens up the claims process and takes all the stress out of getting your car repaired. You can come direct to us first and with a quick call to your insurance company we can get things underway. We also have a fleet of Relief Vehicles so you don't have to be off the road!

Not only are we the experts but because of our expertise and experience we take the stress away from you. We give the right advice to simplify the repair process. Our staff have the answers here for you from years of experience in accident repair situations.

Over 27 Years in the Industry - Ben Thomas - A Hawera Panelbeater, is at forefront of the panel beating industry, he is aware of the latest industry trends and keeps up to date nationally and internationally. Ben is on the National Executive of the Collision Repair Association as a branch delegate. He has been involved in industry training and has been tutoring through I-Car.

Ben Thomas Panel Beating Hawera Ltd has a continual focus on training and professional development using I-Car and CRA standards. This continual development ensures we are always in touch with up-to-date modern repair technologies.

All our staff are fully qualified in the Panel Beating Trade Certificates and I-Car Welding Certificates.

Our main services are as follows;

  • (CRA) Structural repair Center
  • Collision Repair Specialists
  • Approved Repairer for Multiple Insurance companies
  • Electronic Chassis Measurement & Alignment
  • Windscreen Repairs & Replacement
  • Rust Repairs / WOF & General
  • Relief vehicles available by appointment
  • Plastic Welding
  • Painting
  • Private repairs

What makes us different?

At Ben Thomas Panelbeating, we are able to assist with your panelbeating concerns and issues. We cover a variety of panelbeating services and you can count on us to tend to your damages. Your car will be on the road in no time, looking brand new!

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55 Union Street Hawera Hawera


  • Collision Repair Association

Opening hours

  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • 08:00 - 17:00
  • 08:00 - 17:00

Products and services

  • Insurance Inspection
  • Windscreen Replacement
  • Collision Claims
  • Vehicle Painting
  • Body Work
  • Fleet Services
  • Paintless Dent Repair
  • Insurance Work
  • Rust Removal
  • Panel Beating
  • Stripping
  • Modifications
  • Rust
  • Collisions
  • Scuffs
  • Dents
Insurance Accepted
  • State
  • Tower
  • AMI Insurance
  • Vero

Mailing address

Parking options

Free Off-Street

Free On-Street

Payment options

  • Personal Cheques
  • Direct Credit (internet banking, phone banking)
  • Cash
  • VISA
  • MasterCard


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