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Preparing for Winter - 3 Things You Can Do Right Now

Posted 15/04/14

Autumn’s begun and now that there's a noticeable chill in the air, preparing for winter is a top priority. If you’re anything like us you’ve been wondering if it’s too soon to turn the heater on in the evenings or if now’s the time to hire a handyman to chop and stack some wood for your fire. Her

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Security Service & Alarm Installers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

A security service or alarm installers will be able to advise and install the best security system for your property or anything else you want to protect. Some systems are composed of a simple alarm that sounds when an entry point is breached, while others include monitoring centres where

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Tips for Heating Your Home in Winter

Posted 07/05/13

As temperatures start to fall and household prices continue to rise, the need to stay warm without increasing your bills has never been stronger. Heating your home on a budget has never been greater! We've got some helpful suggestions for you to minimise your energy usage and keep warm this winter.

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Check Out These Luxury Bedroom Lighting Ideas

Posted 11/06/13

Whether your luxury bedroom is a small cosy space or a grand suite, it’s probably used for more than just sleeping. While dark bedrooms are perfect for sleep, too little light can hinder other activities.  With plenty of luxury bedroom lighting ideas available, let us help you choose the right  prof

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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Installing Solar Panels for Your Home

Posted 18/02/14

If you've ever considered installing solar panels, you are not alone. Kiwi homes are generally exposed to 20-30 times more energy from the sun than they use in power or gas and most of its going to waste. By making use of it, we can reduce emissions, create jobs and contribute towards energy ind

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Electricians - What They Do

Posted 05/11/10

The electrician trade is one of the more highly skilled and potentially dangerous of the trades. All electricians must be part of the Electrical Workers Registration Board, so don't be afraid to ask to see their registration before hiring... The responsibilities of electricians include br

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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3 Questions to Ask Before Buying an Old House

Posted 08/04/14

Are you considering buying an old house? Old villas and bungalows can be charming, but with age, often comes problems. Here’s three questions to ask before you sign on the dotted line. Buying an old house? Ask these questions first! You don't want to buy a lemon! Here are 3 questions you need

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LED Lighting Ideas & Benefits for Your Home or Office

Posted 28/01/14

LED lighting has long been the next-best thing in retail and commercial lighting by designers, but now, they’re catching on with homeowners thanks to their energy efficiency.  LED lighting can incur higher upfront costs. However, you don't need to wait a long time to recover your investment in energ

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Latest electricians case studies

Discover in-depth, ways which our homeowners have used Builderscrack to shape their house into the home of their dreams.

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard findi

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

Outsourcing Housework Freed Up Precious Time For This Busy Homeowner

Busy homeowner Michelle holds down parenting, full-time work and studying towards her PhD. She shares with us how she used Builderscrack to outsource her housework so she could focus on the important stuff... How It Started To say Michelle is a driven person is an understatement. Sitting across from a woman that packs so much into her days is inspiring, not only because of that drive but the clever way she has arranged her life to make it possible. She tells me "I’m doing a full-time PhD and I’m doing full-time work, so for me, I have lots to do and absolutely no time. I also have a teenager who’s almost 16, who is extremely social. Every weekend there are at least five to seven friends invited, and they are having a sleepover. I come home, and I'm like, “I left it nice and tidy, what happened?”.  Michelle and her son moved into their home three years ago, and with a laugh explains “how things were starting to fall apart and in need of repair”. It wasn't only hard findi

Women in Trade - Kia Kaha Electrical, Hamilton

We chat with father and business owner, Noema Johnson, about how he not only encouraged his daughter to take up a trade but how he is actively helping her to succeed in an electrical career... Hamilton based Noema, has worked in the electrical trade for the last 38 years. He's spent the last 10 years encouraging his daughter, Demi, to "jump into a trade". Now in her mid-twenties she has taken up his advice and this year started her training as an electrician. She is studying at the Waikato Institue of Technology (Wintec) on the Electrical Pre-Trade Training course, aimed at getting students ready for apprenticeship. Demi is one of only four women on the course and has teamed up with Mere, another inspirational women who is training in her 30's, all while having the pressure of children and family commitments. After the polytech based first year, each of the girls will be required to find and start an apprenticeship. Not only is Noema the inspiration and encourageme

Electric Car Charge Point: Our 300,000th Job

Builderscrack started out in 2007, with the simple goal of connecting homeowners to tradies. Fast forward 12 years and we are excited to be celebrating such a significant milestone… Our 300,000th Job To have had the opportunity to help homeowners find tradies for 300,000 jobs is both exciting and a privilege. From all of us here at Builderscrack we want to say a big THANK YOU to our homeowners and tradespeople, without you we wouldn't be here. The Job Mark from Auckland, a busy doctor at Auckland's Middlemore Emergency department, posted our 300,00th job. He had recently purchased an electric car and needed a charging port installed in his garage, with the idea of upgrading to the full power charger unit down the track. With this in mind, he wanted the job done in such a way that all the wiring was in place for the future upgrade. Mark posted his job on Builderscrack, having used it on numerous occasions since moving from England several years ago. Describing it as "

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Electricians on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Remove and install new oven

Posted 5 days ago

I need my old double oven removed and a new oven installed. I already have the new oven. The new oven is Parmco PPOV-6S-DT-4

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Electrical renovations

Posted 2 months ago

Replace batten holder in master bedroom with four LED lights Replace batten holder in two smaller bedrooms with two LED lights Replace 5 x double power points with new Replace 5 x 1-gang light switches with new Install single downlight in toilet room Replace the bedroom wall light with new supplied fitting

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Modernise bedroom(s)

Posted 2 months ago

Remove 2 wall lights, Change hot points and light switches to a more modern style. Possibly move one or two hot points.

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300m2 Renovation Project - medium to large job

Posted 2 weeks ago

Two storey 300m2 Renovation with more electrical work than the average property of this size. Full wiring plans provided, with very detailed schedule of work. Full access as all wall and ceiling gib being removed.

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Put in an extractor fan in bath room

Posted 2 months ago

Looking at putting in an extractor fan in the bathroom down stairs. We would like to get a price on the work before going ahead with the work

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14DAV

Posted 1 month ago

Replace and repair electrical connections

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Replace extractor fan

Posted 1 month ago

Fan bake making terrible noise when on. Not working needs to be replaced.

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John #3

Posted 1 month ago

to install bathroom extractor fans.

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Robinhood extractor fan lights working... sometimes

Posted 2 months ago

Hi I am selling my apartment and would appreciate getting this job done sooner rather than later. I have a Robinhood extractor fan in my kitchen and the two lights work... when they want to. The bulbs don't need replacing. I think it's something to do with the connection as sometimes if I bump the surround sometimes the lights flicker and/or stay on. Thanks heaps

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Ceiling fan Install x2

Posted 2 months ago

Install of 2 ceiling fans & switches in bedrooms, fans supplied

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John yoon #2

Posted 2 months ago

To install the kitchen extractor duct to outside.

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Install separate power meter to studio

Posted 1 week ago

I have a house with an ancillary unit attached to the property. The flat currently doesn’t have separate power or gas. I’d like to get a quote on how much it would cost to separate it and install separate meters? (If at all feasible). If successful the work will take place 2nd week of December.

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Taylors

Posted 3 weeks ago

Wanting an internal light put in the conservatory plus an outside light added to the front entrance area... if you want to quote on this job please feel free to contact me anytime

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Re wire spa pool

Posted 1 month ago

Hi I am needing our spa pool rewired to its own RCD in the switchboard. Cheers

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Spa Bath & Outside Light

Posted 3 weeks ago

1. Spa bath mechanism is not working. The pump does not click in to pump the water around. 2. Outside light needs changing, but the fitting is so rusted that you cant get into it to change the bulb. Thanks Sandra - Harper Properties Ltd

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Kitchen Installation

Posted 1 month ago

New kitchen installation planned for Oct 22 - requires disconnection of existing appliances (oven & hob) pre installation and reconnection post installation; also install new rangehood (have rangehood but not ducting kit) and new insinkerator unit; may involve changing existing electrical sockets from double plugs to 4 sockets x 2. At the same time I would like the 6 small halogen down lights and 2 pendant lights in the kitchen replaced with LED (I have replacement pendants but not downlights)....

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Internal Fuse/ Switchboard Relocation

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, I have a small job to be priced up. We are looking into renovating our bathroom and require a quote for electrical services to be done. See below a summary of the job and attached is a drawing for more info on the work required. • Relocate internal Fuse/ switchboard. This is basically a job to mirror the boar from the wall. It is facing the corridor at the moment and I want to face the kitchen or for it to be elevated above door in corridor. • Install new power point for washing mach...

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Underground cabling detection

Posted 1 month ago

Hi, needing someone to map out where cables are on the outside of our property before we start putting up our fence. We have an electrical box just outside of our boundary. Need these mapped out before Friday please.

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Heat transfer system not working

Posted 1 month ago

I have a tenanted property in welcome bay. The tenant tells me the heat transfer system is not working. I think it may just need setting as it is reasonably new.

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Small electrical jobs

Posted 2 months ago

Hi there I need a sparky to disconnect my oven (hard wired into wall) early Thursday morning this week and re wire Thursday/Friday. (Lino going in). Also quote for two power points (under sink for dishwasher and on a wall in kitchen). Thanks

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Recent electricians reviews

With over 175,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

Bathroom Fans


18th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replacing existing lights - internal and external, 6 in total.

Work carried out by the owner/operator

22nd November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Watling Street

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Change downlights to LED

Work carried out by the owner/operator

1st December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Electrical work

Work carried out by an employee of the company

8th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

removal of garburetor, venting of bathroom extractor fan,light socket repairs

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Replace light switch

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Power to garage

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Robinhood extractor fan lights working... sometimes

Work carried out by the owner/operator

12th August 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fixing owen

Work carried out by the owner/operator

18th June 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

One additional powerpoint needed

Work carried out by the owner/operator

30th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Spa pool plug

Work carried out by the owner/operator

24th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Taylors

Work carried out by an employee of the company

13th October 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

House renovations

Work carried out by the owner/operator

25th February 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Om room electrical work

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 4

Power points and lighting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

15amp outdoor socket installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

28th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Ceiling Fan/Light Installation

Work carried out by the owner/operator

29th January 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

change ceiling light fittings

Work carried out by the owner/operator

21st July 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Fix ceiling light

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Find Electricians in Tauranga

Our trusted tradies will respond to your job, often within a few minutes. You decide who you want to communicate with. You’re in control the whole way.

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Faurrell Property Maintenance Limited

Joined February 2020

Customers naturally like to deal with secure companies who strive to provide excellent service. When we arrive in uniform and on time and charge a fair and reasonable price, customers know they are dealing with a true professional and will continue to use the service time after time.

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Blair Presland Electrician

Joined October 2011

I am a registered electrician with over 15 years experience. Covering most aspects ranging from Domestic house wiring and maintenance to Industrial installs and Maintenance. Comprehensive with all light Commercial (shops, offices and businesses) Industrial includes Rural, Factories, Medical and Infrastructural. Take pride in my work with competitive rates and quotes.

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Impact Plumbing & Gasfitting

Joined June 2019

Hi I am a certified Plumber , Gasfitter and Drainlayer with over 35 years on the tools. We specialize in maintenance , renovations and additions to residential and commercial premises . whether its taps and toots or large plumbing renovations we pride ourselves on the quality of work we offer

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Eleco Electrical

Joined January 2018

We are a small owner operated company with experience in the commercial,domestic and industrial fields, we currently have a fully qualified electrical inspector and a heat pump tech on board. We can provide competitive (or even beat written) quotes. We do any size job and are available 24/7.

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The Electrical Department limited

Joined August 2019

Hi, The Electrical Department Ltd focuses on high quality workmanship and fast reliable service. Specialising in residential, commercial and maintenance work. We pride ourselves on honesty and transparency when it comes to pricing. Always ready to get your job sorted!

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Pickaplumber & gas

Joined May 2019

Hi I’ve been in the plumbing and gas industry for 14 and have recently gone out on my own. I’m a certifying gas fitter and plumber so can issue compliance certificates if needed. I specialize in residential installations and maintenance.

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Dawson Electrics

Joined June 2020

Dawson Electrics covers new homes and alterations as well as repairs and maintenance. Both commercial and residential. Working with you to provide the best solution based on what you need as well as what you want. With over 25 years experience, we pride ourselves on our competitive prices and our professional work standard.

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Anything Communications Ltd

Joined March 2020

Hi i've been in the communications industry for over 17 years and have been involved in a range of installations on projects from new builds to retrofitting existing buildings in both the commercial and residential market. I pride myself in providing both a friendly and professional service to my clients at a fair price.

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Black Box Electrical Engineering

Joined June 2016

Black Box Electrical Engineering Licensed Electrical Engineering Services Design, Problem Solving and Installation for Homes, Motorhomes and Connectables. We are a north island based mobile business who travel to your home, tiny house or caravan etc to help facilitate your design, solve your electrical problems and complete electrical installation work.

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Eds Electrical Ltd

Joined August 2009

We do GENERAL electrical work i.e repairs,maintenence and new installations. No job too big or too small we cater for all. Experience and registered Electricians! We also do Heat Pumps and refrigeration work We provide prompt and reliable service at a reasonable price. Available 24/7 Call us NOW !!!!!!

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Ur Plumber Waikato Ltd

Joined March 2019

Hi we’ve been in the Plumbing industry with over 10 years experience in Residential,Commercial, Industrial we are well equipped to under take any job big or small. While we specialise in General Maintenance Plumbing we also do complete full renovations kitchen,bathroom,laundry. Whether upgrading from low to mains pressure Hot water , blocked drain to a roof leak Ur Plumber Waikato Ltd has...

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Skyview Communications Ltd

Joined June 2019

Hi, we are quite experienced in Aerial,Satellite installations,trouble shooting,remove old Aerials,Multi rooms, Residential electrical services. We guarantee our workmanship and work is always carried out to Customers requirements.

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Swift Electrical & Handyman Services

Joined October 2016

Trained in Austria, worked in Germany, U.S.A., Canada and other places. Lots of experience in alterations, additions, rewiring, upgrading switchboards, installing extractor fans, tagging & testing, CCTV

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Jarrod Goile

Joined September 2020

Quality assured workmanship at a very reasonable price. Certified tradies for just about any job. Working with the customer to meet their demands without delay.

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Bay Electric

Joined January 2019

Hello. I am a registered electrician with 10 years trade experience. Specialising in all areas of domestic, commercial and industrial environments. I am a clean and tidy, hardworking, friendly sparky. There is no job too big or small, I pride myself on working hard in any situation and having good relations with my clients. I like to keep the space clean and be aware of the clients wants, needs an...

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Tytan Electrical

Joined November 2019

Hey there I’ve been an electrician in the bay for the last 10 years and out on my own for 18 months. I work in really well with all other tradies . Have the experience to deal with any electrical issue that you have

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Spark IT Electrical BOP Ltd

Joined May 2017

Hello, our company specialises in retrofitting LED downlights, electrical maintenance work, domestic alteration work and new homes, we also do data and telephone wiring. We pride ourselves on good old fashion service.

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Stanley Instrumentation & Electrical

Joined March 2018

Call me SIE, for all your Industrial Instrumentation & Electrical works. As well as Industrial, commercial & Residential can be catered for if and when required.

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Orange Corporation Limited

Joined October 2017

Orange Corp is your first and only “One Stop Shop” for all your repair, renovation and property maintenance requirements in Tauranga and the greater Bay of Plenty. Started in Mount Maunganui in 1996 as an addition to our main business, Orange Corporation has grown exponentially through word of mouth over the years, based solely on the unique and tailored service that we are able to provide our cl...

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Hiko electrical services ltd

Joined August 2019

When you need a reliable electrician Hiko Electrical is your first choice. Over 10 years in the industry and experts in Residential and Commercial installations. Whether you need a light fixed or a quote for electrical plans, Chris and his team are here to help.

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