About Us


Our 21 person team has an average experience of 10 years and is widely experienced in a variety of coatings. We maintain a program of continuous training to ensure we keep ourselves up to date with new products and improvements in technology, processes and practices.

Some training & Qualifications:

  • Certified Protective Coatings Inspectors
  • Car Painter
  • Marine & Heavy Industrial Coatings
  • French Polisher/Furniture Coatings
  • House Paint & Paper Hanging
  • Plus hundreds of in-house and supplier courses including paint systems & processes, marine epoxy & fairing, spray & sanding/polishing etc equipment


Established in 1948 by Northland entrepreneur and identity (Wynn Fraser) Wynn Fraser Paints remains Northland owned & operated. Specializing in Marine, Automotive, Industrial, Woodcare and Decorative Coatings plus a huge range of products that assist in the preparation, application & maintenance of coated surfaces. Purchased by Kathie & Mike Verkuylen in 1997 Wynn Fraser Paints has continued to grow through the team’s number one aim – “helping make our customers be more successful”. This is supported by having a talented and motivated team with the a range of products that is second to none in Northland and likely New Zealand and a philosophy for continued improvement.


Business of the Year (Northland Chamber of Commerce Retail Category) in 2001 & 2005 - both years we entered.
Telarc approved CustomerFirst Company – the second company in NZ to achieve this status
ACC Tertiary qualified company since 2004


Reference Emergency Shutdown
“…with very tight timeframes for the completion of the work it is pleasing to see the co-operation and commitment shown by yourself and your staff to get the work done in such a safe and timely manner. Again, my thanks…”

From CustomerFirst interviews:

  • “very professional…….one of the most helpful companies in Whangarei”
  • “happy characters….the staff are almost part of our team”
  • “I couldn’t operate the way I do without them”
  • “our top supplier”



Northland Rescue Helicopter a sponsor since 2006. In lieu of gifts to major Wynn Fraser customers we make a substantial yearly donation to the Northland Rescue Helicopter

CollaboratioNZ a sponsor since 1997
CollaboratioNZ a bi-annual gathering of leading New Zealand and overseas artists together with local resource artists who collaborate and complete wonderful and unexpected art works over a week at McGregor’s Bay. The art is then sold to provide seed money for the next event.

Packard and Pioneer Museum a sponsor since 2012 – well worth a visit, click on their website below

Allens Celebrity Cricket Match and Charity Auction
Amy Reeder – NZ Junior Taekwon-Do Representative
Classic & Sports Car Club
Cancer Society
Dargaville Rod & Custom Club
Denby Lefties
Experiencing Marine Reserves
Fencibles Police Rugby League
Hikurangi Rugby Football Club
Hikurangi School
Hikurangi Volunteer Fire Brigade
Hora Hora Kindergarten
Kamo Amateur Swimming Club
KartSport Whangarei
Kauri Coast 4WD Club
Kauri Festival
Kaurihohore School
Kokopu School
Life Education Trust
Lions Club
Lyle Turner Tennis Masters
Marist Rugby Club
Maungatapere School
Maunu Primary School
Morningside School
Ngunguru School
Northern Street Rods
Northland Boccia
Northland Branch Collision Repair Association
Northland Car Club
Northland Classic & Sports Car Club
Northland Coastguard
Northland Rescue Helicopter
Northland Vintage Car Club

Northland Woodworkers and Woodturners Club
Northland Youth Cricket Trust
North Haven Hospice
Northpower Social Club
NZ Indoor Bowls Nationals
NZ Maori Junior Women’s Hockey Team
Packard and Pioneer Museum at Maungatapere
Pompallier College
Poroti School
Regent Training Centre
Ruakaka Surf Life Saving
Sherwood Park Golf Club
SkillEX- Paint & Panel section World Skills Competition
Sport Northland
Takahiwai Rugby League Club
Te Patunga Marae
Te Puna O Te Aroha
Totara Grove School
Totara North Primary School
Whangarei Hot Rod & Speed Show 2004 and 2010
Waipu Primary School
Whananaki Emergency Centre
Whangarei Cruising Club
Whangarei Cruising Club - Starling Class Regatta
Whangarei Deep Sea Anglers’ Club
Whangarei District Brass
Whangarei Intermediate School
Whangarei Rock ‘n Roll Club
Whangarei Rowing Club
Whangarei Saloon & Stockcar Club
Whangarei Speedway – World Motorcycle Derby
Whangarei Table Tennis Association
Whangaruru Easter Fishing Carnival
Youth Zone

Interested in discussing sponsorship for your School, Club or Organisation? Please email your details to sponsor@wynnfraser.co.nz and we will see how we could work together to achieve a mutual benefit.

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