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A lot more than just mowing lawns

About Us


Getting the job done wherever, however, no matter how big or small.

Jim’s Mowing is a division of the Jim’s Group that offers 28 services including cleaning, fencing, computers, bookkeeping, trees and painting in Australia. With over 3500 Franchisees and growing, Jim’s Group is one of the largest Franchise groups in the World. It offers franchisees opportunities in New Zealand, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.

Our profile began in Melbourne as a one-man business in 1982 by Jim Penman, dedication to customer service led him to establish the Jim’s Mowing Franchise system. Over the last decade Jim’s Mowing has expanded to become a leader in lawn mowing and garden services,with an extensive network globally.

As part of our profile of Jim’s Mowing Auckland, in 1994 Keven Clarke and Malcolm Wallwork came across from Melbourne to set up Auckland. They have grown the business to have franchisees servicing many thousands of regular clients throughout Auckland. Our profile changed in 2011, when Malcolm Wallwork retired, and was replaced by former Rugby World Cup winning All Black Bernie McCahill.

More recently Alex Smith has taken over the reins at Jim’s Mowing Auckland. Today, Alex and his father in law Greg take great pride in the business and their excellent franchisee business owners.

Clearly defined standards of customer service have built Jim’s MowingAuckland an excellent reputation –with the common thread that

– “we aim to deliver the same reliable, friendly and professional service that Jim offered his own customers back in 1982”–has become one of the best known Lawn and Garden Care Groups in New Zealand.

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I’m Alex Smith and Greg Cox is my father in law.

We are well entrenched in the Jim’s Group – with over 70 franchisees in Jim’s Mowing Auckland business.

My “trade” is business. I’m an experienced company owner, consultant, and business broker. I like to see people succeed in business and that is why I’m involved with the Jim’s Group.

Greg’s “trade” is people. As an experienced people manager, Greg’s core focus in Jim’s Mowing is franchisee support and development.

Commitment to Customer Service

whether to clients or Franchisees – is absolute. Jim's Group guarantees all jobs against defects in materials and workmanship. If you are not satisfied with any aspect of the job, contact the Franchisee first and then Jim’s Group office in Auckland.