Our story began 48 years ago in the rural service town of Waipukurau in Central Hawke’s Bay. Bruce Turfrey along with four staff began providing plumbing services to the region and developed a reputation for honest work, performed well.

Eldest son, Brad, joined the business as an apprentice, and eventually taking over the reins in 2013, beginning a process of expansion and investment in growth and infrastructure in a bid to meet the growing professional needs and expectations of the modern construction industry.

Brad's brother, Thomas, joined as Operations Manager in 2015 and the family are now supported by an experienced management team and growing staff of construction professionals who support the Company's values and vision for a modern, responsive and progressive construction sub-trades business.

Company timeline

  • Our size and experience has enabled us to invest in the best people, systems, processes and equipment, which means we are well-positioned to deliver.”

    Brad Turfrey Managing Director
    Our People

Our Purpose + Values


Our motivation is to provide highly effective and efficient services through strong relationships built on collaboration, delivery and successful outcomes.




The Turfrey values are core to our identity and how we go about our daily decisions. Being guided by these beliefs and principles makes decisions easier and relationships stronger.Staying focused on what is important to us and walking the talk at every level of the business ensures we stay focused now and in the future.


Our Expertise

Turfrey offers a wrap-around approach to supporting main contractors in our specialist sub-trades. Our team has experts at each step of the construction process to ensure a professional and easy client experience.


Our team of more than 200 full-time construction professionals are supported by ongoing investment in modern technology and systems that support productivity, safety and accountability.

Turfrey's scale and multi-trade structure is unique in New Zealand and offers clients a streamlined solution from engagement through to construction and maintenance.

A geographic spread across the North Island allows flexibility and the ability to work with national clients on multiple jobs simultaneously, with a consistent performance and team.

Recognised as New Zealand's safest company in 2018, Turfrey has invested strongly in developing rigorous health and safety documentation, site practices and culture.

Turfrey's size facilitates the significant investment in equipment across our regions, including scissor lifts, boom lifts and other access equipment, excavators, trucks, safety equipment, 100+ vans and associated plant and machinery enabling us to carry out multiple projects at scale.


  • SimPRO
  • Conqa QA Platform
  • Navman Fleet Tracking
  • Aconex & Procore
  • Site App Pro


  • Roofing Association of New Zealand (RANZ)
  • Master Plumbers
  • New Zealand Home Heating Association
  • Site Safe
  • Licensed Building Practitioners

Who we work with

Trusted by

We believe in strong relationships and communication with all of the clients who trust us to deliver their projects, time and again.

Have a project? Get in touch

For any Plumbing, Roofing, Gas, Heating or Drainage needs, we have more than 200 full-time staff across the Wellington, Waikato, Hawke's Bay and Manawatu regions ready to assist.

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