Established in 1954, Waters & Farr is a leading New Zealand manufacturer of high performance polyethylene and polypropylene pipes for civil, utilities and rural applications.

Manufacturing and distributions sites in Whanganui and Rangiora, supported by an additional distribution centre in Auckland, ensures timely product supply to customers throughout New Zealand.  Waters & Farr products are distributed to installers and asset owners through a nationwide network of merchant stockists servicing the civil, utilities and rural sectors.

Waters & Farr are committed to continuous improvement. Ongoing investment in plant and equipment is focussed on meeting customer needs and delivering innovative solutions. Our comprehensive range of polyethylene and polypropylene pipe extends from 15mm to 1200mm in diameter.


Head Office

17-19 Hinau St
Ph: 0800 923 7473
Fax: 09 622 4037

General Manager

Iain McNaught

M: 0275 983 961

Technical & PipeTest NZ Enquiries:
Plastics Technical Manager

Leon Tabachnik Phd
M: 0272 751 151

Oganisational Policies

Water and Farr maintains an independently audited third party accreditation for the ISO9001 quality management systems, and follow founding policies that underpin commitment and performance outcomes to achieve our organisational vision and values.

Comittment to Quality

  • Waters & Farr maintains a quality management system certification to ISO9001
  • ‘S’ mark certification to AS/NZS 4130 and AS/NZS 5065 is maintained via independent third party verification
  • Pipe Test NZ, a division of Waters & Farr, was established as an independent IANZ accredited testing laboratory.  Pipe Test NZ conducts a comprehensive range of pipe and fusion joint testing on pipeline products for Waters & Farr and external parties.
  • Waters & Farr operates under founding values that underpin our business practices in order to deliver positive outcomes for our people and our customers

Pipe Test NZ IANZ Certificate of Accreditation

Pipe Test NZ operate a fully independent laboratory testing service for a range of pipe and jointing systems (Buttweld and Electrofusion weld) in the New Zealand market.

Telarc Health and Safety ISO 45001
Telarc Quality ISO 9001

Service and Delivery Policy – PDF download


affiliated with Contractors federation ccnz
affiliated with engineering nz
affiliated with IPWEA
affiliated with Irrigation NZ
Affiliated with Water NZ
Associated with CPAA

Partnerships and Sponsorships

Our Partner Heart Foundation Logo
Partners Sustainable Coastlines