PlaceMakers - stores, hours, catalogue, sales, specials

PlaceMakers - Locations

About Placemakers

Established in 1981 as one of New Zealand’s first stores in the style of a hardware supermarket, Placemakers operates 61 stores nationwide, employing about 2000 people and selling a huge range of DIY supplies and tools, including timber frames and trusses that it makes in its own plants in New Zealand.

Started by Fletcher Distribution Limited, Placemakers is backed by more than 100 years of experience. It sells over 74,000 product lines, including concrete, paint and plasterboard, timber frames and trusses, tools, and building supplies for kitchens, bathrooms, landscaping, gardening, flooring, heating, and insulation.

Visit the Placemakers website at https://www.placemakers.co.nz to explore the Placemakers catalogue and tool catalogue, check current specials, see detailed DIY how-to guides, read Under Construction Magazine, and register for the Knowhow Rewards scheme.

Why people like to shop at Placemakers

  • Value: Customers can take advantage of Placemakers sales and specials, and also save money by joining the Knowhow Rewards programme or presenting a SuperGold card at time of purchase.
  • Range: The huge range of products and supplies at Placemakers means that you can buy everything you need for a DIY project in one place.
  • Information: Staff members at Placemakers provide valuable advice and the Placemakers website has detailed DIY guides with in-depth instructions and illustrations. Placemakers even has a YouTube channel.
  • Convenience: Placemakers shops can be found all over New Zealand, even in many of the smaller towns. Online shopping makes it even more convenient to buy your DIY supplies.
  • Community: Placemakers helps local communities with their building projects by providing labour and resources as well as grants. Placemakers also takes an ethical approach to sourcing tropical timber.

Locations and trading hours

Placemakers has a national office in Auckland and covers almost the whole of New Zealand with its 61 stores in such locations as Kaitaia, Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Whakatane, Taupo, Masterton, Nelson, Christchurch, Dunedin, Wanaka, Te Anau, Invercargill, and many places in between. Trading hours vary from shop to shop, so click here to find a Placemakers store and check its trading hours.