Anywhere in South Canterbury and North Otago


Cunningham Plumbing assists all South Canterbury and North Otago people with their plumbing, gas fitting, heating, drainlaying, septic tank and pond cleaning, and Porta Loo requirements. We provide services for urban and rural projects, maintenance and repairs for all domestic homes and plant and buildings in the commercial, industrial, and farming sectors.

Plumbing & drainlaying

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Any size installation or repair

We provide a wide range of plumbing services ranging from general plumbing and installations, new home building renovations, to large scale construction and plant installations including dairy sheds. We will pay you a free visit to discuss your plans and requirements, and offer honest opinions, free advice and quotes.

Any time of the day

We also do all the simple but urgent work including repairs to, roofs, guttering, spouting, pipes and taps, sinks baths and toilets, drains, hot water cylinders and fires and heaters of all types. If necessary we can replace or renew most beyond repair items immediately from our well stock vans and store.

Any plumbing problem

No matter what the problem, whether your toddler loses all the Lego down the toilet again, Jack Frost bursts your pipes, or that once-in-a-blue-moon. tornado wipes everything out, call Cunningham Plumbing.

We can help. We fix: leaking roofs, guttering or spouting, leaking taps or pipes; burst water pipes; blocked sinks, baths or toilets, blocked pipes and drains. We clean out drains, septic tanks and waste ponds. Contact us 24/7.

We can promptly start work on your problems any time of the day or night.

Our own guarantee

We guarantee our work and you will be covered with our "own extended guarantee" for 730 days for the invoiced work carried out along with our “Master Plumbers Guarantee”

Our other specialisations

Porta Loo toilet hire

Our portable toilets feature stand-alone flushing loos - ideal for events, parties, and especially building or construction sites. Whether you are working on a construction site, new home build, civil engineering site or outdoor party. We have Porta Loos available for varied workforce sizes and for events with varied guest numbers.

Drain, tank and pond cleaning

You can arrange for a specialised cleaning service using our cleaning trucks. We have a water-jetter truck for cleaning & unblocking commercial & domestic drains and a vacuum truck for cleaning ponds & septic tanks.

Certified gasfitting

Brent is a “certified” craftsman gasfitter from 2003, no need to bring in someone to certify that job from out of town, Saves you time and money! Converting to gas heating? Maybe it’s time to save some money on your electrical bill by switching to a gas hot water Contact us for an honest opinion and free quote.

Heating upgrades and conversions

We install hot water systems and cylinders, standard and high pressure, heated by electricity, gas or solid fuel. We also install woodfired heaters and fireboxes. We know all about them and the regulations, so contact us for free advice and quote.

IQP Backflow Prevention

Backflow prevention is about keeping our drinking water safe by stopping any contamination from flowing back into our water supply. This may be required by your local Council's building warrant of fitness.

Contact us if you require an independently qualified (IQP) plumber to discuss, install or replace your existing backflow prevention devices, test, service and warrant them as required.