Edwards Sound Systems Ltd (Head Office)
68 Walls Road, Penrose, Auckland 1061, New Zealand PO Box 12-834, Penrose, Auckland 1642, New Zealand
Phone: 09 571 0551
Opening Hours: Normal Hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm Saturday Closed Sunday Closed
Operations and Logistics Manager
Phone:09 571 1161
Hire and Events
Phone:09 571 1169
Sales and Hire
Phone:09 571 0551
Hire and Events
Phone:09 581 2131
Sales - Pro Audio and AV
Phone:09 581 2110
Hire and Events
Phone:09 571 1164
Hire Dept Manager
Phone:09 571 1163
Sales and Installations
Phone:09 571 1165
Repairs and Service
Jonathan Hardie Neil
Phone:09 571 1162
Phone:09 571 1160
Visit our demo room:
Who we are:
Edwards Sound is a 100% Kiwi owned and operated business, with over 50 years on the clock. The company started in the early 1960’s supporting the local Auckland market and beyond, providing professional sound, lighting and audio visual solutions. As with a fine wine, our skills and the capabilities of our staff have only improved with age.
Our operations centre in Penrose is a 13,000 sq foot facility packed to the rafters with state of the art sound, lighting and AV equipment for hire or sale. If we don’t have it – then it probably doesn’t exist.
If you want to find out more about our services, please make an appointment to visit our Demo Room so we can show you in person.
What we do:
The Hire team at Edwards have the creativity to make anything happen. Sound, lighting, display, video, streaming, special effects – we do it all!
- Personal: our experienced account managers and technical operators will happily advise you on how best to make your event happen, no matter the size. Call us or visit our Demo Room to see our gear in action.
- Knowledgeable: we work alongside venues, with large and small corporates and community organisations, with event organisers, wedding planners and celebrants, or individuals wanting to organise sound, projectors or lighting for their own party. Hire Case Studies
Sales & Installation
Our Commercial Sales team provides solutions for all your sound, display, control and lighting product requirements. We are proud to represent world renowned bands as the New Zealand agent for Crestron, 2N Paging Systems, DAS Audio, Chiayo Wireless, Antari Fog and Smoke Machines, Aeromic Headset Microphones, Fitness Audio Equipment, ITC Public Address and JB Lighting to name a few.
- Personal: call us, come to our showroom or our highly qualified and experienced sales team will visit you personally to identify your needs and provide you with a solution that takes advantage of all that today’s technology has to offer whilst respecting your budget. We can work directly with you or we will work alongside project managers, architects and builders.
- Knowledgeable: we create or update meeting rooms, training facilities, community halls, conference and hospitality venues. paging systems, schools and colleges and more. We can simply provide the equipment or manage the installation and setup. Sales and Installation Case Studies
Repair & Service
In-house we have a woodworking and engineering facility, and a repair department that can carry out component level electronic repairs and service equipment we hire and sell.
The way we put it together sets YOU apart
Edwards Sound is one of Auckland’s top providers of AV technology and we are always looking for great people to join our team.
Edwards Sound prides itself on being a professional yet friendly company. As well as being highly client focused we also recognise that our success is built on the work of our fantastic team members.
We offer great career development opportunities and competitive salary packages.
If you think you have what it takes to join our team, please forward your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to increased demand, we are looking to expand our register of approved and experienced freelance AV engineers providing on site delivery of our projects, mainly in the Auckland area.
Successful freelance AV Technicians will ideally have a proven history, have experience with a range of equipment and have good all round knowledge of the events industry.
Good customer facing skills and strong team ethics are essential.
If you are available, and feel you can add value to our team then please send your full technical CV and cover letter to email@example.com
A recent Vlog:
Week 41: SPANZ 2019, Wellington - the first few days
Week 40: Event Life: themed events from Alice In Wonderland to Women's Day to an Aston Martin or two...
Week 39: Superyacht Gathering - behind the scenes look at event production
Week 38: Event Hall Audio Installation at Ellerslie and setting up for a three day conference
Week 37: School audio upgrade for dance studios and hire team at the Ponsonby Rd Festival
Week 36: A site visit to NZ Tag, Papakura School audio upgrade and Ellerslie Classic Car Show
Week 35: A stylish bar audio install using DAS Audio, 2N come to visit and installing more ABtUS media controllers for Otago Polytechnic because they are just so good...
Week 34: Edwards Hire are busy with Summer sports - events and after parties
Week 33: ABtus boardroom and classroom multimedia unit installation, school portable PA system expansion to include slave speakers and our hire team are setting up a huge LED screen again...
Week 32: Installation at The Dust Palace, awesome lights for event in CBD and unveiling of a new exhibition at MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)
Week 31: OMF Melbourne Cup Day at Ellerslie, bar installation at Eastridge Eatery and Day of the Dead Fiesta at Besos Latinos
Week 30: Women in Events and a school hall installation at One Tree Hill
Week 29: Outdoor Events! Summer's coming...College Ceremony and the Pink Star Walk for Breast Cancer Foundation
Week 28: No boxes spared at the Armageddon Expo, and reminding architects to think about sound when designing a bar!
Week 27: Huuuge LED screen for awards dinner and Air NZ stand for travel expo trade show
Week 26: Facilities Integrate was awed by our 2.5mm pixel pitch LED screen, D.A.S. speakers and ITC and 2N IP Audio equipment.
Week 25: Our LED floor makes an impact at an anniversary event for Mercedes Benz. And we installed a new projector screen, AV cabinet, mics, media player and amp for Remuera Primary School - tidy and easy to use.
Week 24: "It's really straightforward" - that's the conclusion of the office lady at one of our schools who is learning how to use the 2N Bell System. And a close up look at an awards/conference event at the Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland.
Week 23: Two large events - one for 450 people and the other streamed across three different locations. Plus a school finds a way to stop thieves from stealing their outdoor speakers: try scaling a seven metre pole!
Week 22: A lighting installation in the exclusive bar area for Spark customers at the Spark Arena, more support for customers at a 2N Audio-over-IP paging training session and the hire team set up for the Auckland Rugby League Awards at Alexandra Park.
Week 21: Streaming an AGM via UStream - with Livestream. That's a lot of streaming. And setting up our ever popular LED dance floor for a wedding at the Novotel Auckland Airport.
Week 20: Another day, another trade show...this week Edwards Hire were supporting the 'Baby Show', firing confetti (and some golden tickets!) into a conference audience and setting up for a band at a Wild Turkey Whiskey event. The DAS Artec's did their thing.
Week 19: PA system for a childcare centre, 6 zones for maximum flexibility but so simple to use. And meanwhile the hire team came over all glitzy at a cocktail function.
Week 18: showing off our new LED panel at the Auckland Food Show.
Week 17: testing the LED dance floor...by driving a car on it!
Week 16: showing the administrative team at Marlborough School how to use their new 'bell system', or audio-over-IP paging system. And we're having some fun at HIANZ with our new LED dance floor, CO2 effects and the cold spark machines.
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Week 14: Night Lights at MOTAT and showcasing the micker pro at the Auckland Principal Association Breakfast.
Week 13: Follow Edwards at an International Pro-Audio and Lighting Trade Show as we source the latest products for our resellers and clients here in NZ. Oh - and see how we test them...
Week 12: Setting up a sports event, testing a snow machine and a 2N PA and sound system installation
Week 11: Aeromic paid us a visit to show us all the exciting new products, we went up to the 20th floor of a building in the CBD to set up for a panel discussion and we flew to Wellington to run the AV for The Food Show, adding technical continuity for the chefs on the road show.
Week 10: A DAS Audio installation, a hire team meeting, a gift from Shipwrecked Festival that we supported earlier this year and how to add a module to a PA System.
Week 9: See inside an onsite planning meeting for a new build and be envious of the DAS Aero 12's rigged up for a Friendly Potential third birthday party. And for all those waiting to see the end result of the demo room upgrade...check out the gear we've got to play with...
Week 8: We look at three different IP Paging systems - one at Newmarket Primary School, one at Te Atatu Intermediate and one at Marlborough Primary School. Then we are rigging some DAS Audio Convert 15A’s with a pair of subwoofers at Q!
Week 7: sales meeting, City Fitness Albany audio upgrade, shipping ex-hire stock to Samoa, Ascot Hospital event and an interesting outdoor horn speaker installation at a school.
Week 6: Busy week installing several AV systems and setting up for a gala dinner.
Week 5: 'Edwards On Tour' at SPANZ Conference 2018 in Queenstown and the IDEAL Electrical Trade Show 2018 in Dunedin
Week 4: sharing the latest on AV to school leaders at the Auckland Primary Principals Association breakfast, installing the DAS Audio experience into some lucky schools - they won't know what's hit them. And some staff training...
Week 3: stepping inside the legendary Auckland performance venue Cassette Nine, a close up look into the minds of our hire team and the first of probably many installments on the re-purposing of the boardroom...
Week 2: our installers working out, customer training on our number one selling PA System the Challenger 1000D and a glimpse into the Edwards mothership.
Week 1: The original Vlog - a week in the life of Edwards: the install team working hard at Snow Planet's cafe, transforming REINZ's board room, getting detailed at a gym and catching up with a happy customer at The Good Home Bar; the Hire team prepping for the Shipwrecked Festival 2018, getting giddy about the new DAS Audio Vantec 12A speakers and deep in thought at a Hire Team Meeting.