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Challenging situations require inspired actions and solutions.


We strive to form a collaborative relationship with our clients, to understand their product / application needs.

 It is our task to support and meet those expectations because we believe our clients deserve clarity, transparency and open communication.

They enjoy the very best appropriate equipment at the same time meeting budgetary parameters.

 Battery Technology NZ Ltd has a range of over 3000 models and has the electrochemical knowledge to understand those models to meet the needs of our clients.

Consequently, we have a wide range of diverse clientele and includes those working with telecommunications, off grid power bank users, overseas space and aeronautical institutions, national and local Governments all demanding battery technologies utilised in the high temperatures of the Pacific islands to the sub temperatures of the Antarctic.

So from a 1934 Morris 8 to the latest Porsche, RV and Marine, Geothermal power stations and telecom sub stations, from solar banks in Fiji to NASA weather monitoring stations in the Antarctic, we have the products and the knowledge to support those projects.  

    John Dale is the Senior Analyst and Managing Director of Battery Technology NZ Ltd.

The founder and CEO of four successful companies in the Automotive, Aviation and Marine industries.

'It takes knowledge in electrochemistry to understand your battery's behavior and electrical knowledge to understand its attributes and application.  This is who we are. is the online shop for Battery Technology NZ Ltd.

John's experiences and credentials are listed below.


Please do not hesitate to contact John for advice and assistance on the correct battery for your particular use.

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1965 Lucas Auto electrical Diploma Automotive Lucas UK Course / exam
1966 Motor mechanic Tradesman Automotive NZTCB 10000 hrs
1966 Trade certification Automotive NZTCB Exams x 6/10000 hrs
1968 Advanced Trade Certification Automotive NZTCB Exams x 3/12000 hr
1980 LPG/CNG Trade Cert Automotive AIT Course duration
1969 Peter Collins Memorial Trophy (Driver of the year) Automotive - Circuit racing BARC UK 1 Year assessment
1990 Private Pilots Licence Aviation CAA Qual hrs /Exams x 5
1991 Aircraft Technical knowledge Aviation CAA Exam / 3 hr
1991 Commercial Pilots Licence Aviation CAA Practical exam
1991 Law - Commercial Aviation Aviation CAA Exam / 3 hr
1991 Meteorology - Commercial Aviation CAA Exam / 3 hr
1991 Navigation Aviation CAA Exam / 3 hr
1991 Principles of Flight Aviation CAA Exam / 3 hr
1994 Golden Wings Aviation RNZAC Qual criteria
1995 Dangerous Goods Certificate Aviation Air NZ Course duration
1995 Maintenance Controller Aviation CAA Qual criteria
1995 Operations manager Aviation CAA Qual criteria
1991 Accounting 100 Management AUT/NZQA Course/exam
2001 4 Quadrant Leadership Dip. Management NZIM Course duration
1975 Scuba Dip. Marine Ind NZUA Course / exams
1979 Suzuki Qual Servicemen 55hp Marine Ind Suzuki NZ Course duration
1980 Suzuki Qual serviceman 85hp Marine Ind Suzuki NZ Course duration
1985 Suzuki servicemen 115/140hp Marine Ind Suzuki NZ Course duration
1985 Yanmar Diesel Service Engineer Marine Ind Moyes Course duration
1986 Suzuki Qual servicemen 65hp Marine Ind Suzuki NZ Course duration
2009 Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy EIS Electrochemical (Battery) Technology Dr Qiu Jianhai Course duration and qualifying examination


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Telephone:   0800 12volt   (0800 128 658)   |   FAX:   09 424 8179
Physical address:   Gulf Harbour Marina, Hibiscus Coast
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