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Wellington electricians, CDR Electrical have been providing quality and guaranteed electrical services throughout the region for over 35 years.

Founding directors Mark Donaldson and Brian Ralph, have built and maintained successful working relationships as CDR Electrical, in the Wellington region since 1980.

We are registered Master Electricians and carry the card to prove it.

Based in Newlands, CDR Electrical cover from Wellington's south coast to Paremata, Lower Hutt and in-between. We carry out electrical installations and repairs for domestic and commercial properties.






CDR Electrical is a member of ECANZ (The Electrical Contractors Association of NZ).

Master Electricians are:

  • Licensed and registered
  • Quality assured by ECANZ 

  • The only electricians backed by a $10,000 Workmanship Guarantee

  • Electrical safety = checks and repairs to wiring if necessary.
  • House rewiring = pre-purchase inspection reports available.
  • General electrical =power points, lights, switches, heaters, smoke alarms, bathroom and kitchen electrics.
  • Home ventilation = SmartVent systems, bathroom extraction fans.
  • Micron security alarm = installation and repairs.
  • Outdoor lighting = sensor lights for security, outdoor lighting.
  • Indoor lighting = light repairs, upgrade to LED lighting for your home or business.
  • Hot water cylinder repair = thermostats, elements, fuses.
  • Appliance install = ONLY INCLUDES oven, stove, hob.
  • Appliance repair = ONLY INCLUDES oven, stove, hob.

Satisfied customers:

  • I just had my 1950s cottage rental rewired with an updated fuse board, wiring, and electrical fittings. The workmanship was of a high standard and I was completely satisfied with a job well done. Highly recommended bunch of guys who displayed a humorous disposition, yet worked with total professionalism.
  • Prompt and very professional work. No surprises on the invoice.
  • CDR are professional and totally understand the meaning of service.
  • I highly recommend CDR, and will happily employ them again next time I need an electrician.
  • Excellent service and repairs at a competitive price.
  • The electrician was professional, polite, calm and knowledgeable.
  • I was really impressed with the honesty of this company.
  • Good to engage an electrician with many years of experience.
  • The electrician who arrived was right on time, very friendly and got the work done quickly and tidily. 
  • A quick fix and a very reasonable bill, we wouldn't hesitate in recommending CDR Electrical.
  • I read very good things on NoCowboys about CDR and my experience backs this up.
  • Great electricians, great pricing and fantastic work ethic.
  • Really happy with all the work CDR have done at our house - still lots more to do and will continue to use CDR for that.
  • Nice to get the same electrician back each time.
  • From my first point of contact, the team here were honest and realistic about the time frame the job was going to be executed.
  • We've used CDR Electrical for a number of jobs over almost 20 years.  Service has been consistently good, reliable, and well-priced.
  • We have had all CDR's electricians do work for us over the past 5 years.  Very good electricians and great guys to deal with.
  • Really trustworthy and experienced electricians.
  • The CDR Electrical team is highly dependable and trustworthy with itemized billing so you know what you are paying for.
  • We would use them again for any electrical work in the future. Would not hesitate to recommend them to others.
  • We always use CDR for both domestic and rental properties.
  • Ready advice and prompt timely service make CDR a great company to work with. 
  • Good service, prompt and done well. Reasonable price.

  • Can't recommend CDR more highly!
  • I have been using CDR Electrical for my electrical work for a long time. I would recommend to my friends.
  • Even the builders were highly complimentary of the work and professionalism.
  • Excellent communication skills, efficient and professional.
  • It was just a small job to do a pre-purchase Electrical survey/inspection but Mark was able to fit it in very quickly and deliver the written report within a couple of days. 
  • This was a big job the rewiring of an old Victorian house. CDR came on the recommendation of my builder, and independently, of our former electrician.
  • Check out more of our ratings on NoCowboys

We cover Wellington, Porirua, Lower Hutt:


Aro Valley, Berhampore, Broadmeadows, Brooklyn, Churton Park, Crofton Downs, Grenada Village, Hataitai, Happy Valley, Highbury, Houghton Bay, Island Bay, Johnsonville, Karori, Kelburn, Khandallah, Kilbirnie, Kingston, Linden, Lyall Bay, Makara, Maupuia, Melrose, Miramar, Mount Victoria, Newlands, Newtown, Ngaio, Ngauranga, Ohariu Valley, Oriental Bay, Owhiro Bay, Paparangi, Rongotai, Roseneath, Seatoun, Southgate, Strathmore Park, Tawa, Thorndon, Vogeltown, Wadestown, Wellington CBD, Wilton


Aotea, Ascot Park, Camborne, Cannons Creek, Elsdon, Kenepuru, Mana, Papakowhai, Paremata, Plimmerton, Porirua City Centre, Ranui Heights, Titahi Bay, Waitangirua, Whitby 

Lower Hutt 

Belmont, Lower Hutt CBD, Maungaraki, Petone

Our office is at 211 Newlands Road, Newlands, Wellington.

Opposite Newlands Primary School and near Newlands New World.

Parking is available right outside our door.

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