• Head Office
  • 128 Main Rd
  • Waikouaiti


WAE has three engineering hubs located in Waikouaiti, Dunedin and Palmerston. Offering a range of services; such as general engineering, structural engineering, piping, project design, site maintenance, light-medium-heavy fabrication, installation, and commissioning.

We have the equipment and skills for machining, lathe work and milling, pipe fabrication and installation, and aluminium and stainless steel fabrication. We offer seismic strengthening, profile cutting, tank construction and installation, and offer a quick turnaround time.

Transport Engineering services:

  • Chassis modifications – lengthening and shortening
  • Fabrication Truck decks – along with standard trailer sizes we can custom build something for you.
  • Drawbar or draw beam certification - manufacturing and fitting tipping decks and draw beams to meet certification requirements to NZTA standards.
  • General transport engineering repairs – including major repairs


Along with a wide range of transport engineering services, WAE Engineering provides automotive servicing. We have MIG and MMA welders to AS/NZS 2980:2007. With a full mechanical workshop at Waikouaiti, just call us on 03 465 7797 to discuss your requirements.

Mobile Line Boring

Mobile line boring saves our customers the cost and downtime involved in disassembling and shipping equipment. It also allows the repair process to be carried out under the customer's oversight.

WAE have a trailer that is fully fitted out and can come onsite to do mobile line boring, orbital welding, machining and fitting.

WAE Commercial Shutdown & Maintenance

Another major aspect in our operations is participating in scheduled plant maintenance such as inspections, repairs and shutdown work for major operations (included in our workforce we have several NZQA trained confined space sentries and casual staff for descaling and labouring). WAE offers a large workforce for any scheduled shutdowns, allowing our clients to have one point of contact.

WAE maintenance services include:

  • 24/7 breakdown service
  • Shutdown maintenance programs and planning
  • NZQA trained confined space sentries
  • Descaling and cleaning
  • Casual staff for labouring


For local engineering solutions, call your nearest WAE branch or fill in the form below to enquire.