Warkworth Engineering, owned and managed by Chris and Michelle Buxton, operates from 29 Centennial Park Road in Wellsford. Chris, a certified marine fitter/turner who completed his apprenticeship at the navy dockyards in Devonport, oversees the business and employs three highly experienced staff members skilled in various facets of industrial and light engineering, including certified welding.

Chris is available to discuss any engineering inquiries related to fabrication, machining, heavy machinery, structural steel, automotive, marine, and repairs. The team at Warkworth Engineering is equipped to handle all types of materials and welding techniques, including Oxy, stick, pressure welds, Mig, and Tig welding. From simple tack welds to complex fabrication projects, Warkworth Engineering can cater to all job requirements.


Warkworth Engineering is well known for its innovative designs and Customized machinery. We are able to accommodate any engineering project, from concept right through to completion.

Our Welding section is capable of welding MIG, Stick, TIG and Oxy at the highest level of expertise.

When you are unable to buy what you need “of the shelf” Warkworth engineering can design and fabricate a solution,

Warkworth Engineering is experienced at design and fabrication of:

  • Automotive machining
  • Certified Welding
  • Structural Steel
  • Agricultural repairs
  • Heavy transport repairs and modifications
  • Trailer repairs
  • Horse float repairs
  • Machinery and pump repairs
  • Marine propeller shafts and ruder shafts repairs/machining
  • Manufacture Scooter Stands
  • Manufacture Yard Gates

Chris is available to discuss any Engineering inquires you may have please contact him here.


Fitter, Welder, Fabricator

This position entails a range of work therefore offering interesting and sometimes challenging tasks. The successful applicant would preferably be ticketed to mig all positions and have mma/tig/alimig experience. You must also be able to understand drawings and be able to work unsupervised. The position does require site work on occasion. This is a full time position and a full drivers licence is required. Excellent remuneration to the right person.

Contact Us

Chris Buxton – Director


29 Centennial Park Road, Wellsford

Phone: 09 425 9315

Fax: 09 425 9316

Home: 09 423 9670

Mobile: 027 283 6886

Email: wweng@xtra.co.nz