Innovative fusions of people, technology and function.

Established in 1995, Automation Associates Ltd is New Zealand's leading custom installation company.
As founding members of CEDIA – the US based Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, we undertake industry best practices to ensure the perfect experience from design, through installation, client training and ongoing support.

We place significant emphasis in ongoing training and development for all staff members, including regular attendance at overseas training events to ensure your system benefits from the latest technology has to offer.

Our technicians are licensed by the New Zealand Ministry of Justice to install and service security systems.


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"AA recently completed the installation of a remotely operated camera system for us in Queenstown. I recommend them for their expertise and reliability."

B Hadden
"I am fortunate to be a business owner that has managed to 'keep the cat fed' and have dealt with Automation Associates on several occasions. I have found them to be an exceptional company with a business culture that all companies should strive for...(I almost feel part of the family.)"

"I would like to compliment one of your technicians of the fantastic job he did for me today. He was very efficient, friendly and did a great job."

Karen P
"The Automation Associates guys were on time and professional, kept appointment dates and arrived when they said they would."

S Alach
"Just wanted to say a big thank you for a job well done, all is working and we are entertained again."

Rob B
"The AA team provided us with excellent service and we found them to be very knowledgeable about their product and their trade. "

J Rabel
"The Knowledgeable friendly service. Happy to recommend the company to colleagues."

B McMillan
"Automation Associates have provided us with a state of the art media system. The installation was carried out by competent professionals I could always trust. I can rely on them to deliver exactly what we want and answer all queries."

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"AA were tasked with a very challenging brief, and went beyond the call to ensure the system worked as we needed it to, you guys are awesome!"

Rob Linkhorn
"Thanks for your quick responses, support and execution in providing such an excellent service, There is no doubt I will be selecting "Automation Associates" on my next project!"

L Bozzard
"With the ever changing face of home electronics we can confidentially hand over the whole home automation, home theatre side of the new home to the specialist at Automation Associates who we know will provide expert advice to our clients."

Richard Vincent, Santa Barbara Homes
"One thing that I have learnt about home automation is that integration and management skills, service levels as well as technical skills are well worth paying a bit more for. The other aspect is that I have appreciated your honest opinion and advice where to save a bit of money when you thought certain additional features may not be needed."

D Whitten - Queenstown
"I am very happy with the system and the way it works. The boys left the house in a clean state. I feel really good now that I don’t have to take my sky remote under the stairs to change the channel. Thank you for your great service."

R Corrick - Auckland
"Automation Associates listened to our requirements and recommended systems that suited our needs. The dealings were always prompt and meaningful. We have ended up with systems that meet our every need."

Neil & Sally


CEDIA is the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, an internationally recognised body based in the USA who promote professionalism and excellence in the AV industry.

For a New Zealand business to win an international award of this type is a testament to our world class offering to our clients.