Your Local Service Agent

Advanced Appliance Services
Helping Local Business Stay Productive

AAS has been serving the South Canterbury region since 2001. We service all major brands of commercial kitchen and laundry appliances for Bakeries, Cafés, Restaurants, Pubs & Clubs, Food Industries, Hospitals, Schools, Supermarkets, Retirement Homes, Community Centres, and Factories. Just to name a few.

The area we cover includes but not limited to: South Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, North Otago, Mackenzie District and Aoraki/Tekapo.


Open all hours everyday

At AAS we believe absolutely that the clients needs come first. We also know that your appliances don’t understand days or nights, and so we are available everyday and every night. contact us

Brands we stand by

With so many brands and appliances to chose from, we decided early on – to work in partnership with the best. Although we service any and all brands we only promote a few. partner brands

Our Team

Our small team is dedicated to our work, we understand the importance of communication with our clients and pride ourselves on being proactive. team

Our Services  
Repair with Care

AAS is a full service commercial appliance repair company, 75-80% of our business is service and repairs for the local hospitality trade. The major suppliers support us with technical support and original parts where applicable. We have ongoing training with them to keep us up to date. We pride ourselves on providing a prompt service, being efficient with good communication skills. Give us a call, and one of our technicians will be at your service when it’s convenient for you to keep your business running as smooth as possible. Our other services is supplying Ecolab cleaning products, new and second hand appliances.


  • 24 hour / 7 day Emergency Service
  • On Site Repair
  • Workshop Repairs
  • Factory Warranty Services/Provider
  • Preventative Maintenance Servicing
  • Supply/Installation of new appliances
  • Parts and Product Sales

Our Effective

Interdisciplinary team with big ideas. We enjoy the challenge of thinking outside the square

  • Michelle and Jim Watson

Michelle and Jim Watson
Company Directors - Managers

Michelle and Jim have been in business for over 20 years. They purchased Advanced Appliance Services in May 2017 as an addition to their current business The Heat Pump Shop. They relocated the staff and workshop to their building at 71 Church Street, Timaru. Michelle has been hands on with the operation and growth of the business.

  • Kayla Gay

Kayla Gay

Kayla has been part of the administration team since June 2021. She is a point of contact for clients and is responsible for day to day operations in the office. She has 2+ years of experience in administration/accounts and customer service, and has previously worked in the music industry. In her own time, Kayla is has been working towards attaining her Diploma of Business (Accounting), which she will complete by November 2022.

  • David McDonald

David McDonald
Electrician & Technician

David is a fully qualified and registered electrical inspector, fire technician, security technician, consultant and an IQP (Independent Qualified Person). He has been in the electrical industry for 20 + years and joined Advanced Appliance Services in January 2018.

  • Henry Kay

Henry Kay
Electrician & Technician

Henry has been a fully qualified and registered electrician since 2012. Henry started with Advanced Appliance Services also in 2012. He has gained extensive knowledge and understanding of commercial appliance electrical work during this time.

  • Mark Fitzgerald

Mark Fitzgerald
Electrician & Technician

Mark has been fully qualified and registered as an electrician since 2005. He is our newest technician, starting in November 2021 at Advanced Appliance Services. He brings experience in commercial and industrial electrical installations.

Debbie McMaster

Strathallan Lifecare has found AAS to be responsive to our requests for assistance in a timely and positive fashion. Taking the time to find the best outcome for repair or replace always.

Debbie McMaster

Waihi Lodge - Jeanette

I think you provide a great service. Very polite phone answering, well done Bronnie

Waihi Lodge - Jeanette

Heartland Chips - Bill

Whenever I have asked for any particular part order or appliance, I have always had a prompt reply

Heartland Chips - Bill

Village Cafe - Carl

I thought the boys did a good job – responded quickly and professionally

Village Cafe - Carl

Appliance Brands
We Service

Although we are capable of servicing any and all commercial appliances  we focus on.

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Get In Touch
Contact Us

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Our Details

Advanced Appliance Services Ltd,
71 Church Street,
Timaru 7910, New Zealand

Phone: (+64) 03 684-8592