We provide our customers with the highest quality workmanship and impart our knowledge to them in a friendly, timely and efficient manner

About us

Verhaart and Laffey Plumbing Ltd is a family owned and operated Plumbing business based in Masterton, that services the whole of the Wairarapa from Pahiatua to Martinborough.

The owners, Patrick Laffey and his wife Rosemary brought out their brother in law, Ray Verhaart (who operated under the name Verhaart Plumbing Ltd for 54 years), two years ago and have continued to furthermore successfully grow and develop the business.

Patrick has been a plumber and working in the area for 34 years. He did his apprenticeship at Masterton Plumbing in addition to working at, what was then Groombridge Plumbing, where he built a strong reputation as a central heating installer and specialist.

During a 10 year stint in Australia he gained extensive gasfitting knowledge coupled with working on large commercial sites, such as Westfield shopping centres where he was a foreman. Rosemary also has an extensive Plumbing knowledge and was also the manager of Ballinger Industries in Masterton (now known as Micos Plumbing) for 5 years.

"We periodically have opportunities for apprentices to join our team "

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Our plumbers are expertly trained in all areas of plumbing and assist us to provide the best service to our clients.


  • Residential Plumbing both new, alterations and maintenance
  • Complete Bathroom, Kitchen, Ensuite and Laundry renovations
  • Commercial Plumbing both new and maintenance
  • Domestic and Commercial Fire Sprinklers
  • Water Filtration Installations
  • Hot Water Installations
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Emergency Plumbing Service
  • Free Plumbing Quotes


  • Drain Assessment and Drain Inspections
  • Drainlaying and Drain Cleaning
  • Manhole Systems
  • House Waste Pipes
  • Main Drainage
  • Pre Purchase House Drainage Inspections
  • Roof and Stormwater Drainage
  • Free Drainage Quotes


  • All Gasfitting and Gas Installations
  • Hot Water Gas System Installations
  • Gas Hob and Cooker Installation
  • Gas Fire and Heating
  • Gas Leak Repairs
  • LPG Installations
  • Free Gas Quotes


  • Full Central Heating Services including Boiler and Radiator Installations
  • Gas Continuous Flow Hot Water Heaters
  • Instantaneous Hot Water
  • Solar Hot Water Heaters
  • Hot Water Installations
  • Solar Hot Water


  • Supply and Installation of Woodburners and Gas Fires


  • Flashings
  • Roof Leak Repairs.

Contact us

Book a plumber in Masterton or any of these areas:

Eketahuna, Pahiatua, Carterton, Greytown, Featherston and Martinborough.


21 Villa Street, Masterton


Book a plumber today

We have competitive rates and are happy to provide quotes free of charge.

Verhaart & Laffey are also specialised in
Central heating installation

For more information
visit our heating website