Thank you to our generous sponsors
The following sponsors proudly support NKBA to delivery industry excellence.
Interested in becoming an NKBA Sponsor? Email NKBA's Executive Officer, Rachael Kwok to find out more.
BSH Home Appliances under the brands Bosch, NEFF & Gaggenau, provide the finest innovations, world class designs and innovative connectivity solutions.
Our product categories range from large home appliances – including cooktops, ovens, rangehoods, dishwashers, fridges, freezers and laundry appliances – to small home appliances, including built-in coffee machines and microwaves.
We invite you to visit us at UnserHaus, our Auckland based showroom and discover a curated selection of exceptional German appliances. A place where you can discuss options with our experts and be inspired to create a space your clients will love.
Improving homes for over 90 years.
Our family business has been helping people to make more of their homes for over 90 years. Established in Germany and now operating all over the world, the name Häfele is famous for innovation, quality and engineering. Our fittings, hardware and systems improve the way that kitchens work in every way possible.
In choosing Häfele you are benefiting from decades of specialist knowledge and experience brought to life through ideas that will enhance your experience of your home every day – and for many years to come: ideas from Häfele are built to last.
“German Innovation for Kitchens since 1923”
With this global experience and 28 years local knowledge, Häfele continues to bring the world of German innovation for kitchens to New Zealand. We believe beautiful design is only the beginning; it’s what’s inside that counts. We work alongside New Zealand Architects, Designers and Cabinetmakers to provide innovative kitchen fittings, smart storage solutions and functional spaces for your home and office.
Häfele continues to set industry standards and will continue as the market leader with our remarkable innovation.
Heirloom has been manufacturing and sourcing bathroom products for New Zealand bathrooms for over 40 years. As Kiwis we understand what makes us tick, and ensure that all our products appeal to our sense of self and way of living. Moreover as bathroom specialists, we can help create the overall look you desire, whatever your individual needs and tastes.
Our collections are not only designed to meet your design expectations, they are made from quality materials and are covered by our warranty programme to provide confidence in their durability. Tough and good-looking…. a couple more things that set us apart as Kiwis.
As Kiwis we get things done! We are experienced in working with all parties involved in a wide range of projects from design to handover. Our team will work closely to ensure we are an extension of your own team… That is the Kiwi way.
Blum’s functional kitchen hardware fascinates with its smooth opening and integrated soft-closing technology. Complemented by its highly ergonomic and practical organisational accessories. All 100% made in Austria.
Julius Blum founded Blum over 60 years ago in his hometown of Vorarlberg, Austria. Today Blum is a global leader in lift mechanisms, hinges, drawer and inner dividing systems for kitchens and other living areas, with innovation and high product quality.
From its local roots in Austria the family-owned company has grown to employ 8,000 people around the world. It operates seven plants in Vorarlberg as well as production sites in the USA, Brazil and Poland. With 30 subsidiaries and representative offices worldwide, Blum now supplies cabinetry hardware to more than 120 markets.
Cosentino Group is a global family-owned company that produces and distributes high value innovative surfaces for architecture and design.
With the involvement of its customers and partners, this leading company imagines and anticipates design solutions that offer value and inspiration to people’s lives. This goal is made possible by pioneering brands that are leaders in their respective segments such as Silestone®, Dekton®, Sensa by Cosentino®. Technologically advanced surfaces which allow create unique spaces and designs for the home and public spaces.
The group has based its development on international expansion, an innovative research and development programme, respect for the environment and sustainability, its ongoing corporate commitment to society and the local communities where it operates, training, equality and job security.
The Cosentino Group currently distributes its products and brands in more than 80 countries, from its headquarters in Almeria (Spain).
Fisher & Paykel has been designing products since 1934 and has grown into a global company operating in 50 countries and manufacturing in the USA, Mexico, Italy, Thailand and New Zealand. Our design heritage is founded on a pioneering spirit and a culture of curiosity that has challenged conventional appliance design to consistently deliver products tailored to human needs.
For us, legacy is about looking to the future while ensuring what we develop today is aligned to the fundamental principles of sustainable design. We are committed to ongoing research and development. Our culture is one of open innovation, which allows people to work collaboratively to find insights and ideas that connect with our customers and respect our planet.
As the leading supplier of high quality surfaces in New Zealand, Laminex New Zealand’s portfolio features a range of locally-made and global products for benchtops, cupboards, walls and building products. Laminex New Zealand® delivers expert knowledge on the latest surface solutions from popular and innovative brands including Laminex®, Melteca®, Caesarstone®, Formica® and Strandboard™. Our customer service and national distribution teams go above and beyond to offer exceptional support and meet delivery expectations right across the country.
Plumbline, established in 1990 delivers a unique and inspired range of contemporary and traditional bathroom and kitchen products, all carefully selected for their enduring qualities, exceptional design aesthetics and the outstanding value for money they represent. Through our locally designed and manufactured products and our exclusive imported brands, we offer one of the most extensive bathroom collections in New Zealand. We ensure our customers experience the very latest in designer styles and innovation and are here to inspire, create and supply everything you need for the bathroom.
Resene has all the quality paint, colour, wallpaper, curtains and professional advice you need to get a superb finish on your decorating projects, including everything you need for kitchens and bathrooms from the walls to cabinetry and kitchen floors.
Choose from thousands of colours in the Resene Total Colour System or let Resene create a custom colour match for you. Once you’ve chosen your favourite colour, get it tinted into the extensive range of Resene Environmental Choice approved low VOC paints. See the latest Resene fashion colours and whites and neutrals collection and get friendly and professional advice about how you can use these in your projects. Or if you have a tricky surface or project to paint, get free technical advice on the best paint system to use and how to apply it.
Resene has been proudly 100% NZ owned and operated since it started in 1946 and was named New Zealand’s Sustainable Business of the Year 2010 and Most Trusted Paint brand 2012.
Hettich started as a family owned German company in 1888. It has grown to be one of the worlds largest producers of quality fittings for kitchens, bathrooms and all living spaces in the home.
Hettich products help you to make the most of precious storage space with smart ideas to create an organised and efficient home. All Hettich products are at the forefront of design, innovation and manufacture worldwide with a versatile and practical range of products and accessories.
Parex Industries has been working with the New Zealand plumbing industry since 1966, marketing and distributing world-class brands such as InSinkErator, HotTap, MultiTap and Schweigen.
Providing quality bathrooms since 1987. Trust Robertson to bring the highest standards of quality, style and innovation to the space you create.
Whether it’s individual products and accessories or a complete bathroom, Robertson can offer you the biggest brands and the freshest bathroom collections. Our expert team are on hand to give you advice whether you are looking for toilets, baths, showers, tapware…the list goes on. If you’re not sure what you are looking for, why not let our expert consultants help you. Bathroom fitting advice is part of the service here at Robertson from the big stuff right through to bathroom accessories and vanities.
We have many great bathroom design ideas from years of working alongside our customers to deliver high-end bathrooms in the latest styles. Here at Robertson we import Europe’s most innovative bathroom products, giving our home-grown architects and designers the opportunity to put their own spin on the very latest designs, giving your bathroom that European style with a Kiwi edge.
Archant are here to inspire the creators of great design, enabling exceptional spaces. We search the world for the leading trends, latest materials, hardware, surfaces, and expertise bringing them home to New Zealand to inspire our leading developers, visionary architects, and interior creators.
With a variety of high quality products from handleware, taps, sinks and surfaces, we have everything you need to take your kitchen design to the next level.
We aim to be champions of creativity and are continually bringing new innovative products and services to our offering to inspire great design work.
Austaron Surfaces is a locally owned and operated supplier of premium building materials for architects and designers in New Zealand and Australia. We value both transparency in our products, and human connection and continually strive to offer product education, excellent service and open communication. Our products, which include Staron Solid Surface, Mario Romano Walls, Acrylic Couture, and Kaynemaile Architectural Mesh, each offer unique design potential for the home. Austaron Surfaces is proud to sponsor the NKBA and is dedicated to supporting the success of its members.
Fit Kitchen Storage Solutions, Pull Out Kitchen Bins, Drawer Systems, Drawer Organisers, Cabinet Lighting and Wardrobe Systems create highly workable spaces to enhance living spaces and lifestyles. Fit are proud to be the sole New Zealand distributor of some of the most innovative names in kitchen and home storage solutions, ideal for new home builds, new kitchen and renovation projects.
Hideaway Bins are designed and made in New Zealand by Kitchen King Ltd. The Hideaway product range have built a strong local and international reputation for the quality and innovation of their hidden storage solutions.
Our focus on innovation, collaborating with kitchen manufacturers and designers, is the reason why we have been market leaders in waste solutions since 2006. With an industry leading design and manufacturing process, the team at Hideaway Bins continue to produce creative solutions for both residential and commercial storage, waste and recycling requirements.
Hideaway Bins is proud to sponsor the NKBA, supporting the New Zealand kitchen industry and celebrating kiwi design.
Kitchen Things is a 100% New Zealand family owned and operated network of 19 stores nationwide, offering a complete range of premium appliance brands. Kitchen Things stock leading appliance brands such as Miele, Smeg, ASKO, Gaggenau, Neff, Bosch, Samsung and many more. Choosing a new kitchen appliance is a big decision, that is why Kitchen Things introduced complimentary cooking technology demonstrations to help customers make the right decision to suit their lifestyle. With 35 years’ experience in the appliance industry, Kitchen Things has built a reputation for excellent service, expert advice and supplying New Zealand with the latest cooking technology. See their range online or experience the products in one of their nationwide showrooms.
Miele is the world’s leading manufacturer of premium domestic appliances including cooking, refrigeration, coffee machines, dishwashers, laundry and floorcare. Our guiding principle, ‘Immer Besser’, aims to set a standard of ‘Forever Better’ products that are durable, sustainable and high performing with a stylish finish.
Founded in 1899, Miele is celebrating over 120 years of innovation and is now in the fourth generation of family ownership. With company headquarters still located in Gütersloh, Germany, Miele now has over 70 showrooms in metropolitan areas around the globe, including 10 Miele Experience Centres in Australia and New Zealand.
Neolith sintered stone is an innovative architectural surface made from 100 per cent natural raw materials, including clays, feldspar, natural mineral oxides, with some colours using up to 90 per cent recycled materials. Bonded with heat rather than resins, Neolith sintered stone contains minimal amounts of silica between 0 and 9 per cent, making it safer for the whole value chain.
Neolith surfaces withstand heat, scratches, stains and UV radiation, and require minimal upkeep to look and perform brilliantly for decades. Plus, its natural composition means that it also won’t emit toxic fumes into the air when exposed to fire or extremely high temperatures.
Kinder on the earth and the occupants of your home – sintered stone is the sustainable choice.
New Zealand Panels Group is a leading manufacturer of melamine, veneer, acrylic and high-pressure laminate panels under the Prime Panels and Bestwood brands. Prime Panels also offers a quality range of engineered stone benchtops.
The Dezignatek business provides custom finishing for doors, drawers and panels with a comprehensive range of Thermoform options and an extensive laser edging selection for melamine, acrylic and a range of Soft-Matt HPL.
The company has grown rapidly to number more than 200 people across the country, but fiercely adheres to a small company DNA and a culture established by the founding partners. It’s about caring deeply what our clients want and need, being flexible and agile, and not hampered by big company bureaucracy.
All our Specification Managers are accredited Greenstar professionals and we operate from a sophisticated new Greenstar *4 manufacturing plant and showroom in East Tamaki.
Reward Hospitality are your complete solution for residential Sinks & Taps, and commercial stainless steel. Our huge range of Kitchen and Laundry products can cater for any design and any application around the home.
Our Kitchen & Laundry sinks are sourced from 4 countries, including France, Italy, and Australia. Reward offers the largest selection of kitchens sink available in NZ, including Granite from Elleci, Butler sinks from Chambord, and PVD from Zomodo. The selection of sizes fit all areas of the home and offers options for commercial application too.
Our stunning tapware matches our sink range and allows designers to offer the complete sink and tap package.
NKBA members can reach out to their local Reward Hospitality territory managers for more information, including information on our Hospitality and commercial division.
Since 1937, PDL has been at the forefront of ensuring New Zealand homes are more liveable, personable and efficient. Since becoming part of French multi-national Schneider Electric in 2001, local ingenuity and know-how has combined with global technology to continue to advance home living.
Our electrical accessories are built to complement your inspired new home and renovation interiors. Developed by award-winning designers in the Schneider Electric Design Labs, our switch and socket styles seamlessly blend form and functionality for the perfect finishing touch, and our smart home solutions further enhance your clients’ experience of living in their homes.
Celebrating 30 Years in NZ Bathrooms
Over the last 30 years St Michel has grown to become New Zealand’s leading bathroom furniture brand, supplying the widest range of products through leading plumbing and building outlets around the country.
Founded in 1987 by Wally Burns, a pioneer in the New Zealand Bathroom Industry with over 40 years’ experience, we’re still proudly New Zealand and family owned. With Wally’s guidance and leadership the St Michel brand’s reputation was built on inspired design, high manufacturing standards and a commitment to the best possible after-sale customer support.
Today, we are the leading manufacturer of furniture in the bathroom category. At our modern production facility in Auckland our team uses its unsurpassed knowledge and skills to ensure everything we produce meets the exacting design and production standards of Wally’s original vision.
At St Michel we believe that bathrooms are much more than practical spaces, they’re inner sanctuaries that add value to everyday life.