Wrens painting and Decorating in Dunedin

Otago's Painting, Tiling & Plastering Experts

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about our painting company

It was over a century ago, when James Wren first set out to become a painting contractor in Dunedin. By consistently offering top-quality results and second-to-none customer services, we're now one of the South Island's largest Painting, Plastering and Tiling contractors. Given our history and dedication to quality, Wrens is a name Otago knows and trusts. We've been adding colour and transforming businesses and homes across Dunedin, and the Central and South Otago regions. Call today for a free measure and quote.


Home or office painting for new and existing properties - simply tell us your plans, and we'll get to work delivering the result of dreams.


Home or office interior decorating, wallpaper hanging, for new and existing properties - simply tell us your plans, and we'll get to work delivering the result of dreams.


Our tiling team have worked on a variety of projects and finishes. Renovations, exterior installations, commercial floor tiling, whatever the job, you get a full project scope and specification service.


Thinking about a new look for your property? Or maybe you need just a small section restored? Wrens' skilled plasterers offer you their quick and clean process and a top quality finish.

Who We Are

Three coats means three coats; honesty, integrity, quality, reputation - we say what we do and do what we say.

To go the extra mile. We stand by what we do. 'Promise them everything, give them more'.

To strongly uphold our company name, our reputation, image, our proud history and the James Wren brand.

To be open to growth and new ideas, to training and innovation, to products and techniques.

To treat all people fairly, including our employees, customers, clients and suppliers.

With over 125 years in business, Wrens is a company with history. We've survived the Great Depression, two World Wars, and have left our mark on thousands of Dunedin homes and buildings.

Our contracting division for professional painters, decorators, and subcontractors is one of the South Island's largest. From minor home repairs to large industrial projects, we do it all.

Why Choos

Why Choose Us

  • We've been in business for over 125 years
  • We've made thousands of happy customers
  • We're members of the Master Painters, Master Plasterers, and Master Tilers associations
  • We take the stress out of renovating, and we're always willing to go the extra mile
  • Full scope and specifications are provided with every quote
  • We will add value to your property by the time we're finished
  • We respect and take care of our clients' premises
  • Our customer relationships span generations
Painting, Tiling & Plastering

Makeovers or new projects, residential and commercial, Wrens gives you quality finishes for all painting and interior decorating requirements.

As one of the largest tiling contractors in the Otago region, we've worked on a variety of jobs, from small home repairs to large-scale commercial builds.

We're members of the Master Plasterers and Tilers Association, meaning any plastering work is always completed to the highest standards.

years of experience
Our Applicators

We are approved licensed applicators.
Our team can even plaster over your old brick to give your home a fresh new look. If you have other details such as Columns, Scotia, Corbels, Quoins and Bands, we can tell you more about replacing these with cheaper, modern alternatives.