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Preferred by electricians and technicians alike, Redpaths is the one-stop shop for anything electrical. Family owned and operated throughout the South Island since 1945, we pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, knowledgeable staff and everything you need to complete the job at hand.

Redpaths has always been a family business, started by Reg Redpath in 1945 with a small team of 4 staff positioned in a portion of the Russel Thomas car repair garage on 256 St Asaph Street.

In 1960 Reg’s son Ralph Redpath took over the day to day running and doubled the size of the business to 8 staff and a move to bigger facilities in Ferry Road.

In 2001 Tony and Gayle Saunders (Ralph’s daughter) took over the day to day running of the business. The fourth generation has since joined the fold, with Callen Saunders starting in 2001 and Chelsea Saunders in 2019.  

With Tony as CEO the business has grown to 15 branches and 105 staff today, stretching throughout the South Island from Nelson to Invercargill.

We understand the demands of the industry and the importance of being readily available to provide solutions and support for customers, whenever an issue arises. We make a point of ensuring stock is always topped up, so you have access to what you need, when you need it most.




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With local stores in all of the South Island's main centres, there's a Redpaths team waiting to help wherever you are.

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