For growers we offer solutions in...

  • Irrigation
  • Frost Protection
  • Water take compliance obligations



Control Tech is an industry leader in providing customised control system solutions to the Kiwifruit industry including large scale developments and modernisation of existing orchards.

There is no job too big or too small. We enjoy working with land owners and managers and feel privileged to be the electrical engineering supplier of choice to some of the largest growing operations in the Bay to Plenty and Poverty Bay regions.

Our electrical engineering technology is vital for management of:

  • Irrigation
  • Frost protection systems
  • Water take compliance obligations

Design &
build services

  • Control system and PLC upgrades and retrofits for existing orchards
  • New orchard development control systems
  • Standby generator sizing, supply and installation
  • Automation of diesel driven pumps
  • Engineering of power requirements
  • Consolidation and documentation
  • Electricity network consultation
  • Control systems audits
  • Industrial motor control centres
  • Diesel driven pump stations
  • Distribution switchboards
  • Genset control systems
  • PLC & telemetry systems
  • Bore hole pumping
  • Wireless temperature probes and monitoring
  • Wireless soil moisture
  • System integration
  • Solar driven control systems
  • Relocatable switch rooms

Remote control
& monitoring

We provide 24/7 access to a world-class real-time monitoring and control platform for:

  • Irrigation water management
  • Fertigation
  • Frost protection
  • Soil moisture
  • Water take compliance
  • Temperature
  • Rain fall
  • Bore level monitoring
  • Wind speed and diagnostics
  • Alerts & notifications
  • Mobile apps and desktop control


Regular maintenance protects growers investment in electrical systems by extending the life of the hardware and reduce downtime associated with unnecessary faults. Maintenance services include:
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Servicing
  • Instrument calibration
  • Frost protection simulation
  • Site audits and reporting
  • Pump Motor Insulation checks
  • VSD servicing


We are privilaged to have recently completed projects for:

  • BayGold Ltd
  • Southern Cross Horticulture Ltd
  • Maori Investments Limited
  • Kiwi Ranch Trust
  • Te Tumu Paeroa
  • Seeka Limited


To increase economic and environmental returns to our clients through optimising design and technology solutions.