A long history in Canterbury.

  1. The beginning.

    Bill Cockram, father of Gary Cockram, opens a used vehicle sale yard in his home on Dacre Street. (Pictured: Employee Joe Malcolm showing first promotional vehicle).

  2. 1948

    After selliing his Dacre Street home, Bill Cockram opens Christchurch's first outdoor used car display, on the corner of Moorhouse and Colombo Streets.

  3. 1950's

    During the 1950's, Cockram Car Sales become official agents for Mercedes, Porsche, Goliath, Hansa, and Lloyd.

  4. 1962

    Cockram Car Sales is refurbished and becomes official agents for Nissan-Datsun.

  5. Gary Cockram Hyundai

    Dougal Cockram, with father, Gary, establish Gary Cockram Hyundai on Durham St, Christchurch.

  6. Gary Cockram Isuzu

    Isuzu utes come to New Zealand and Gary Cockram Isuzu is established.

  7. Extending to North Canterbury

    Gary Cockram Limited opens in Rangiora to more closely assist the North Canterbury community.

  8. New beginnings

    Gary Cockram Limited's new dealership location on the corner of St Asaph & Durham Streets - before demolition begins.

  9. Making way

    The demolition of part of our Christchurch Service Department has made way for Christchurch's Greenway.

  10. Blank Canvas

    The site of our new dealership upon demolition completion.

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