Quality You Can Depend On.

At Trade Direct Wholesale we source and supply quality recognised Trade Brands.  The following are just some of our Suppliers / Partners:


Winstone Wallboards

Tried. Trusted. True.

Winstone Wallboards is New Zealand's only manufacturer and largest marketer of gypsum plasterboard (GIB®), drywall systems, associated products and services. The company has been operating since 1927 and manufactures plasterboard systems under the GIB® brand. Winstone Wallboards has facilities in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, and is part of the Building Products Division of Fletcher Building - a New Zealand-based international company.

National Gypsum

Building Futures.

National Gypsum is one of the largest gypsum board producers in the world. Headquartered in Charlotte, NC, the company is a full-line supplier, recognized in the industry for customer service and product quality.  National Gypsum has six plants producing interior finishing products under the ProForm® BRAND. The primary product is joint compound which you may hear called "ready mix" or "drywall mud".


Fast. Straight. Strong.

As a carpenter and professional homebuilder for 25 years, Strait-Flex founder John S. Conboy knew the problems surrounding the drywall phase of the home building industry. He identified quality concerns regarding the taping of off-angles, inside corners, and bay windows which were so often compromised during this phase of construction. John set out to design a product that would ease installation, resolve the problems of edge cracking, and assist in maintaining strait alignments of intricate off angles.  Strait-Flex’s focus is to manufacture products that solve construction problems.

USG Boral

One Hundred & Fifteen Years of Inspiration

USG Boral's mission is to deliver innovation that helps you work smarter, do more and build better. Architects and construction companies need safer, faster, less costly ways to build. Building owners need better running buildings with lower operating costs. And the need for sustainable construction to address global environmental challenges is growing fast. That’s why, throughout USG Boral’s combined history, we have continually developed innovative wall and ceiling products and systems for our customers.

Inter Build Products

Quality That’s Reliable

Inter Build Products have been wholesale suppliers in New Zealand for over 30 years. They have extensive knowledge of New Zealand Trade supplies and specialize in the Interior Plastering Industry. 

Their supply chain is extensive with reliable industry leading products being sourced locally from numerous NZ manufactures and imported from the USA, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico and China. 

Wallboard Tools (WBT)

Specialising in tools & equipment just for plasterers

In 1976 with 20 years industry experience Grahame Orchard launched Wallboard Tool Company as Australia’s first specialised tool supplier for the plasterboard industry. His vision was to provide Australian plasterers with a comprehensive range of trade quality tools that included iconic brands like Hyde Tools, Wallboard Tools, Telpro Panellifts, Premier Taping Tools, Trim-Tex and many more, all introduced by Grahame and Wallboard Tool Company. This vision also proved to be the foundation that led Wallboard Tools to become the largest supplier of specialty plasterboard tools in Australia.


Columbia Taping Tools

Made in North America. Made to Last.

Founded in 1979 by a drywall contractor, Columbia Taping Tools is now the strongest privately-held drywall tool manufacturer in North America — and still 100% family owned and operated. Our commercial grade drywall taping tools are designed, fabricated, engineered and assembled in Canada from quality American steel, rubber, plastic and aluminum. Learn more about us, and what Columbia taping tools can do for your business.

CSR Gyprock

Industry Leader

CSR Gyprock is Australia's leading manufacturer of gypsum based products such as plasterboard and cornice, as well as compounds, adhesives, specialty plasters and associated finishing materials and accessories. Gyprock supplies a comprehensive range of high performance products and systems for many applications to meet fire, acoustic and thermal requirements across all segments of the construction industry.

Bostik New Zealand

Welcome to our smart world

A global leader in adhesive technologies 

Bostik is one of the largest adhesive and sealant companies.

Worldwide, they employ some 5,000 people in 50 countries across five continents. Their customers come from diverse markets, most notably the industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer sectors. 

Tasman Insulation


Tasman Insulation New Zealand Limited, the country’s foremost manufacturer and supplier of insulation products- a Fletcher Building Company. 

Founded in 1961, the first factory was built in Auckland under the original name ‘New Zealand Fibre Glass Limited’ in association with Owens Corning - the world’s leading innovator of glass fibre technology, making major advances in glass fibre technology since 1938.

Their vision is to be New Zealanders’ first choice for keeping their homes and workplaces warm, dry, healthy and quiet while minimising the impact to the environment.

They pride ourselves on keeping your home warm with our range of insulation products including our Pink® Batts® insulation, our Sisalation® building underlays and our PinkFit® installer service


The Vision of Cordless Future

Makita New Zealand’s Head Office in New Zealand is based in Hobsonville, Auckland along with our warehouse and distribution centre.

Makita (NZ) Ltd is a subsidiary of Makita Corporation of Japan and started importing Power tools into New Zealand, with the 1000 Power Planer, back in 1961. Since that time Makita has established itself as the major force in the New Zealand Power Tool market, with its network of dealers throughout NZ.

The company operates as an importer and distributor of Cordless and Electric power tools, Petrol powered tools and Air powered tools along with an extensive range of Accessories and spare parts.

These items are manufactured in Japan, Germany, China, UK and the USA, by subsidiaries of Makita Japan, to ensure Makita’s quality remains high.

DeWalt Drywall Tools

Premium quality tools backed by industry-leading warranties

DEWALT® and the DEWALT Logo are trademarks of the DEWALT Industrial Tool Co., or an affiliate thereof and are used under license by LEVEL5 Tools, LLC. The yellow/black color scheme is a trademark for DEWALT power tools & accessories. Manufactured by Level 5 Tools, LLC. of 728 Southwest Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66103.


Tools for the Pro

New Zealand owned and operated since 1983, Manners Building Products has established itself as a leading supplier of high caliber Building Products. They specialise in drywall and plastering and offer a variety of other products for the concreting, tiling and DIY fields


Meeting the needs of the professional

Since 1970 Toolware Sales Limited has been dedicated to the goal of serving Retail Hardware and Tool Merchants throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific with quality hand tools, sourced world wide, and selected to meet the needs of those in professional trades and do-it-yourselfers.