New Zealand Exclusive Rotax Karting Distributor

Our Team


Richard Bethune - Owner 

Richard comes from a rallying background and worked as a salesman, he has worked all around the world on different karts taking his son Josh to the highest level of karting. 

Tania Bethune - Shop Manager 

Tania runs the Right Kart Shop and Parts Departments, If you need it. She will find it!

Josh Bethune - Mechanic and Trainer 

Josh has grown up karting his whole life. His success has taken him around the world and now with knowledge beyond his years he runs the Right Karts workshop day to day and is head driver training coach. Josh has racked up many accolades including 3 South Island Karting Titles, North Island Karting Title, US Grand Nationals Winner ( US Representative for Rotax World Finals ) 2 x South Island Forula Ford Championships. You can now catch him running a midget at the local speedway tracks! 



Alexandra Whitley - Marketing and Events 

Alexandra joined the Right Karts team in 2021 to look after our events, marketing, web and our Rotax partnership in both Australia and New Zealand. She has vast experience behind the weel and is part of our driver training team. Alexandra has experience in both karts and cars, she is a 7 time National Australian Karting Champion and runner up in NZ V8's.