Welcome to NKBA

The mission of the National Kitchen and Bathroom Association (NZ) Inc. is to enhance member success and excellence by promoting professional and ethical business practices, and providing leadership, direction, and education for the kitchen and bathroom industry.

NKBA is the only member association dedicated to New Zealand's kitchen and bathroom industry, representing designers, suppliers, and manufacturers. Our members:

  • attend regular networking and educational events throughout the country
  • keep abreast of industry updates and trends at the annual NKBA Conference
  • gain recognition through the NKBA Excellence in Design Awards programme
  • promote themselves as NKBA-endorsed industry professionals, providing peace of mind to clients
  • upskill via professional development opportunities, including design workshops, educational webinars, and BCITO's New Zealand Diploma in Design.

Explore our website to learn more.

Latest News


Professional development – the ultimate tool to success

Published: 30th May 2024
NKBA and most of our members have made education and professional development a priority. This can be demonstrated through the rise in popularity of our New Zealand Diploma in Kitchen Design, the introduction of tiering …

Concerns over Engineered Stone

Published: 9th April 2024
A recent survey by NKBA showed that many of its members are concerned and unsure over the use of engineered stone due to the recent media attention around silicosis and the ban of engineered benchtop fabrication in Austr…

2024 EiD Judges

Published: 14th March 2024
NKBA is proud to introduce the 2024 Excellence in Design Awards judging panel, a mix of some of the brightest stars in the industry. This year we're also excited to add a special guest judge to the lineup!


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