With over 45 years of experience in the building and renovation trade, we provide quality workmanship for the domestic market in Wellington and the Lower Hutt area. In need of a new wardrobe, kitchen installation or renovation, bathroom alteration, a or any other skilled construction service? Look no further!

We deal with all remodelling jobs and help you plan the job, and if you're unsure where to start let us project manage the renovations for you. At Ray Watkins Building Contractors we care, we take pride in our work, and we'll make sure you get the most from our services by ensuring your satisfaction.

Ray and his 1968 Mustang GT fastback
Ray and his 1968 Mustang GT fastback.

Ray's Story

Ray Watkins has been a stalwart of the building industry in the greater Wellington area for over 45 years. Ray has been a member of New Zealand Certified builders since 2002, and was president of Certified Builders Wellington Region for 6 years.

Ray's company has a reputation for outstanding quality work right down to the smallest detail and they take pride in seeing any projects they undertake are finished to the highest standards. The many return clients are proof of his commitment and dedication to ensuring satisfaction is achieved in all aspects of his, and his team's, work.

Ray has a wealth of industry knowledge and building experience to apply to all your building and renovation projects.

You can be assured that all work will be completed to a high standard. All members of Ray's skilled team pay attention to detail, bide by all appropriate safety regulations, and offer efficient, dependable and extremely capable building services.

When Ray's not busy building, you'll find him cruising with the Manawatu Mustang Owners Club in his beautifully restored and modified 1968 Mustang GT. The Fastback is painted in a hue called screaming yellow. "It's a driver's car. The sound of it, the feel of it . . . it's just so much fun."

Ray is also restoring a 1957 Chevy, another American classic.