Exceeding your expectations with efficient, effective electrical services every time.

Over a decade in the business, Southern Electrical are leading industry contractors and technology specialists, delivering professional electrical services to residential and commercial customers across Otago.

Whether you’re putting in a plug, refitting the shop or doing a full data install, our qualified team’s got you covered.

Electrical leaders in Otago – since 2003

In 2003 Brent Fokkens and Mike Robertson joined forces to create Southern Electrical, bringing together a team of qualified experts whose skills and experience could meet the changing needs of businesses and individuals in Dunedin.

Mike now leads the business and Southern Electrical has since gained a reputation as trusted tradespeople for jobs large and small, while the vision is stronger than ever: delivering total electrical contracting services to residential and commercial customers across Otago.

Strong on communication, we ensure you understand the options and make the right decisions - and we're always up to the minute, so you know you’re getting the best advice.

As members of ECANZ and Master Electricians, every job comes with a workmanship guarantee, and the security of work completed to the highest professional standards.


When your home needs work done, Southern Electrical are the domestic electrical experts. We bring unmatched experience and expertise to every job, letting you be sure that your home's electrical installation is in the right hands.

Our team of registered electricians can undertake and certify every kind of domestic electrical work, from rewirings and maintenance to installing smart technology – and everything in between.

New House Wiring

Do it once – do it right with Southern Electrical's quality-driven approach to new home electrical design and installation.

Trained and certified installers of a huge range of domestic appliances and technology, our team are also leaders in smart solutions. We're dedicated to keeping you in the picture, and helping you make the right decisions when building.

All work comes with a certificate of compliance, so you can rest assured your home's electrical wiring conforms to all current regulations and insurance requirements.

Alterations & Extensions

Adding features to your home – or changing existing ones?

Southern Electrical provide experienced and professional electrical services for all aspects of new additions, renovations and extensions to domestic buildings.

Ensure your existing installation connects smoothly and easily to your improvements – contact our team of master electricians today.

House Rewiring

If you're updating your home's electrical installation, you want knowledge and work you can rely on.

As ECANZ members we are certified experts at bringing wiring of all eras up to code and beyond, providing modern electrical solutions for projects of all scales, from specific fixes to entire overhauls.

Electrical Inspections

Southern Electrical provides thorough visual electrical assessments of all accessible wiring, fixtures & fittings, for insurance or pre purchase purposes.

These checks are undertaken by qualified and experienced tradesman.

You will receive a comprehensive electrical report with a detailed list of remedial work to be undertaken if required.

You will also receive a quotation for such repairs.


Southern Electrical are one of Otago’s most experienced refitters of retail, commercial and industrial premises.


Our team of registered electricians are skilled installers of single- and 3-phase outlets, as well as qualified designers of power and control systems to suit every need.

We install and service all contemporary lighting systems, including fluorescent, LED, mercury vapour, metal halide, HPS, halogen and high level flood lighting.

Recent refits include AD Instruments, Flex Fitness Queenstown, NZ Blood, Antidote stores, Gardens New World, Robbie Burns Apartments and many others around Dunedin.

Appliance Testing

For over a decade, Southern Electrical has supplied commercial appliance testing services to businesses across Otago.

If your equipment requires regular testing, get in touch with us today.

Technology + Data

If you are future proofing your home or office, turn to the experts – Southern Electrical are data and IT installation specialists.

Our team of qualified data installers have extensive experience in a huge of range of digital equipment and supporting technology and pride ourselves on being up to date with the latest future facing technology – from computing and IT network infrastructure to the latest in smart home design and automation.

We are committed to constantly updating our expertise, ensuring we have the skills and knowledge to provide cutting edge solutions for all your residential and commercial technology requirements.
We make it simple to get your systems up and running.

Home Automation

Southern Electrical have been at the forefront of home automation in Dunedin since we started in 2003.
We are Approved installers of Clipsal by Schneider Electric C-Bus Systems and Wiser Home Control solutions.
We can also cater to your Axium multi room audio and home theatre needs.


Southern Electrical can also cater to your security needs – whether it be for a hard wired security system or CCTV camera system give us a call and we can discuss options with you.