Meet Our Team

 

Danny Evans - Motorcycle Parts, Power Equipment

Danny (owner) is an all-round motorbike enthusiast both on & off road. He takes every opportunity to get out on his road bike and you’ll often find him and his sons competing in motocross & trail ride events around the country.

Any spare time is spent fishing or mountain biking.

 

 

Richard McFadden - Motorcycle Sales

A long term team member, Richard has been riding road bikes from the age of 16, surviving some of the evil handling bikes of the 70’s & 80’s!

As he enjoys touring, he is now trying to wear out a Honda CB1300 by clocking up thousands of k’s all over New Zealand.

 

 

Tom Anderson - Motorcycle Sales

Tom joins Botany Honda with a wealth of industry knowledge and more than 20 years experience.

American born, Tom has worked in the motorcycle industry in his home country and Australia before moving to New Zealand in 2015

 

Kedar Suvarna (KD) - Gear & Accessories Sales

KD has been riding road bikes since he was 16, participating in various rallies and motorsports in India.

He has worked with the Volkswagen Motorsports and Force India Formula 1 teams and is also a qualified motorcycle riding instructor here in NZ. KD loves to ride off road / adventure bikes.

 

 

Paul Bergmann - Senior Mechanic and Workshop Manager

Paul returns to Botany Honda after spending several years overseas working alongside the Factory Honda Teams in World Superbikes and MXGP, where he provided technical support to riders and their mechanics.

An excellent all-round technical & mechanical expert.

Darrell Ladbrooke - Mechanic

Darrell has 20 years experience working in every aspect of the motorcycle industry. While living in South Africa, Darrell worked his way up the corporate ladder to Dealer Principal and Sales Manager.

A qualified mechanic, he now spends his day servicing and maintaining motorcycles and ATVs.

 

Aldwin Samson - Mechanic

Filipino born Aldwin was brought up around motorcycles – from 12 years old he worked weekends in the family motorcycle workshop.

At 19 Aldwin joined the largest motorcycle dealership in the Philippines and worked as a mechanic there for 9 years. 

 

Chris DeFiori - Mechanic

Chris completed his apprenticeship in Germany and raced in the IDM all over the country. He moved to New Zealand 12 years later and now races in the NZ Superbike Championships. 

Catch up with Chris at Hampton Downs where you will often find him scrutineering at track days.

 

 

Billy Graham - Apprentice Mechanic

Billy joined the Botany Honda team as an apprentice mechanic in October 2021

 

Donna Evans - Marketing & Promotions

Donna emigrated to NZ from the UK with husband Danny & their sons in 1998. She is responsible for the company's advertising, promotional & social media.

You may see Donna supporting her family on MX race days at Ardmore or Harrisville, or upside down on a mountain bike track somewhere in Auckland!