Michael Bardsley

1957 to 1960

Michael Ronald Bardsley

 What years were you at school?

1957 to 1960

Qualifications gained at school:

School C in English, Metalwork/woodwork, Tech Drawing and Social Studies.

 Involvement in sports/cultural activities at school:

Rugby, Baseball.

 Qualifications post school:

Advanced Trade Certificate in Joinery.

Sales Diploma

Working history:

Apprentice Joiner with C & M McKenzie in Matamata.

Joiner with Fosters Industries in Morrinsville.

Shop Fitting with Merv Bowden in Onehunga.

Automotive Parts Representative, Equipment Specialist, Assistant Branch Manager, Equipment Division Manager, Suspension and Exhaust Division Manager with Motor Specialties Ltd.

Partner in Auto Alignment ( Manukau City) Ltd.

Administration Manager, Franchise Manager (Shock Shop), Sales Manager with Autolign.

Automotive Data Researcher with Auto Info Electronic Parts Catalogues.

Retired 2016


USA, Germany, Vanuatu, Japan, Hawaii , Malaysia, Thailand, Rarotonga, UK, Italy. Europe, Greece, Spain, Turkey, Australia

Interesting snippets about what you have achieved:

Achieved a high level of senior management and business travel in my career.

What now:

More travel, Fishing, Gardening, Restoring Harley Davidson Motorcycle.


Wife Lynn ( Morrinsville College)

Son Steven (deceased) and daughter Sharon.