The Botany Honda Team

Botany Honda Motorcycles has been in business in East Auckland for a decade.  Our team are a dedicated group of keen motorcyclists who ride, or race both on and off road 😛   Below is a bit more information on our small, but perfectly proportioned team…

George Cook

Workshop Assistant

Brought up in Tauranga, George has an interest in all things automotive.

With a background in car automotive engineering, George has decided to focus on motorcycle mechanics and joins the Botany Honda team as the Workshop Assistant.

Aldwin Samson


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.

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 Volkeswagen 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.

Darrell Ladbrooke


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 your motorcycles.

Paul Bergmann

Senior Mechanic

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.


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 Manager

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

He is now trying to wear out a Honda CB1300 by clocking up thousands of k’s all over New Zealand.

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