About Us

Welcome to Southern Chill refrigeration and electrical servicing, New Zealand.

Southern Chill are the first stop for all your café, restaurant, supermarket and convenience store refrigeration needs. As well as refrigeration, we offer bakery and catering display equipment and run our own repair and maintenance department, Christchurch Refrigeration and Electrical (CRE) Limited.

Southern Chill are the New Zealand agents for European brands Caravell, Trimco and Tefcold. Along with Mafirol, Hoshizaki and Mitsubishi we also stock and distribute quality New Zealand brands FPG, Skope, Festive and Cossiga. We stock:


  • Chillers (horizontal and vertical)
  • Freezers
  • Counter top display cabinets (refrigerated and heated)
  • Bakery and serve-over cabinets (refrigerated and heated)
  • Cool rooms/ freezer rooms
  • Ice machines/ cream freeze machines/ slushie machines
  • Air conditioning
  • Chill Wells
  • Catering equipment
  • Ventilation and extraction systems
  • Design-built and specialised process coolers
Southern Chill chillers and freezers
Southern Chill chillers and freezers

Southern Chill is a family-owned and operated business. Our servicing company, Christchurch Refrigeration and Electrical Limited, is on-call 24-7 and we have a nationwide network of distributers and service agents available to cover all of your servicing requirements, no matter where you are located. For more information on servicing, see our services page.

Our high-profile showroom is located on the corner of Wordsworth Street and Waltham Road, Christchurch. Come in and see the array of European and New Zealand brands and stock we have on offer. Open from 8.30 – 4.30, Monday to Friday.

Southern Chill Ltd Building