Panelbeaters Serving Christchurch For Over 50 Years

From a touch-up to full accident repair, we are committed to providing total satisfaction for our customers, with top quality and speedy turnaround time.

Automotive Panelbeating, Auto Smash Repairs and Refinishing Specialists in Sydenham, Christchurch

J.A. Ward has served the vehicle panel beating, body repair and paint needs of Christchurch since the late 1960s, so you won’t find a more experienced team of panelbeaters, spray painting and smash repair specialists.

Whether you need a touch up or a complete collision repair or a dent removal, we provide top quality work that will leave you totally satisfied with the result. With our genuine love of motor vehicles we put 100% pride into every auto smash repair as if it were our own car.

  • We guarantee all our work and are an approved MTA member.
  • Courtesy loan vehicles, including a tradesman van available (booking recommended).
  • EFTPOS and credit card payments accepted (surcharge for credit card payments).  Contact us to learn more about car respray costs.

We have wide experience dealing with insurance companies, so we can help get your auto smash repair claim sorted and have you back on the road as soon as possible.

Call Shane on 03 366 5318 or 021 672468 for a free, no-obligation quote for panel beating and auto smash repairs in Christchurch.

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Huge congratulations to our apprentice painter who is an apprentice no more! Ashleigh has now gained her National Certificate in Automotive Body Refinishing. Well done Ash!


YOUR vehicle, YOUR choice of repairer

Sometimes our customers report being pushed by their insurance companies to use a panel shop from their ‘preferred repairer list’. We would just like to remind everyone that all of our work is fully guaranteed, and that you have the right to take your vehicle to whichever panel shop you choose. We strongly suggest that […]

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