Trading stereotypes for a job well done: A directory of women and gender diverse people working in the trades in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Automotive
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Building & Carpentry
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Cabinetry
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Earthworks
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Electrical
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Engineering
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Enviro Management
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Flooring & Tiling
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Furniture & Woodwork
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Garden & Landscaping
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

General Repairs
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

General Services
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Glazing
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Painting & Decorating
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Plumbing & Gasfitting
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Project Management
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Roofing
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.

Upholstery
Advanced Plumbing & Drainage Ltd
Auckland Region

We're a small family (father & daughter) plumbing, gasfitting and drain-laying business that solves all your domestic and commercial plumbing needs: leaks, drips, servicing, repairs and maintenance, hot water cylinders, bathroom/kitchen upgrades, commercial work, roof maintenance and more!

Kellie — who can have a yarn with everyone from all walks of life as well as the other tradies working at your house — is a licensed, certified plumber, gasfitter and drain-layer with 15 years experience, and works with Lance who has been in the business for over 50 years. Give us a call!

Albany City Alarms
Auckland Region

Albany City Alarms was formed in 2005 by Donna, with a vision of creating a one-stop shop in the security industry. We offer a comprehensive range of services to suit any of your requirements for the installations of security alarms, monitoring of your alarm system with no contracts, alarm battery replacements and CCTV & camera solutions.

With a combined expertise of over 30 years, our family-run business prides ourselves on our attention to detail, our customer service and backup, and providing a professional security service. Every job is important to us, and we are here to install your security system to the highest quality and specification at a competitive price. We look forward to hearing from you, to help you to protect your property. Stay safe!

Amelia Fagence
Auckland Region

Hello! I’m Amelia, a gardener, designer, and maker, with an Architectural Masters under my belt. I approach all work with environmentally-conscious practices. Whether it is custom design and fabrication, furniture making, or a full cafe fit-out, I am the tradesperson for your project. My skill set outside of the workshop also includes garden maintenance and landscaping if this is something you are after. To discuss your upcoming project, get in touch, I would be happy to walk you through the process and assist you.

AMX Structures
Auckland Region + Nationwide

AMX Structures is a structural engineering consultancy based in Auckland, co-owned by Ashleigh and Michael.

We have a wealth of experience in the design of new buildings, alterations, seismic assessments, seismic restraint of services, and even tricky code of compliance issues. Our team is young and energetic, with women making up over 40% of our technical staff.

Blue Borage
West/Central Auckland

Blue Borage is here to help you improve your composting systems. Worm farming, hot compost, green waste management... there's a bespoke system that'll be perfect in your space.

Whether you are looking to cancel your garden waste collection service, or just start using more of the compost you've been making, I'd love to help you start making 'soil with soul'. Alongside composting, I also teach edible gardening: seed sowing, container gardening, hugelkultur, and no-dig gardening — all with the aim of promoting soil health while reducing chemicals and avoiding single-use plastic. Our food system could be localised and circular, and the home garden is a great place to model this.

Bug Lady
Auckland Region

I am passionate and enthusiastic about helping people get rid of nasty pests that invade your home or workplace, providing peace of mind for you and your family. Many of these pests carry harmful diseases. With me you won’t be treated as a number, I provide quality service and ensure that the job is complete to the highest standard.

I am an owner-operator, and I take extra care very meticulously, ensuring everything is left inside the home as it was, with no mess. I am fully trained and qualified to New Zealand standards following strict health and safety procedures. I hold an approved handlers certificate and NZ Cert in Pest Operations Level 3 and am also a member of Pest Network association.

Claire Mahoney Garden Design
Auckland Region

I'm a trained landscape designer based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland, available for concept and planting plans, garden consultations and project management.

I work on all aspects of a design from the initial concept, right through to implementation on-site and any on-going maintenance a garden may require. By understanding what each site needs, I design gardens that respond to their environment and those who inhabit them. My work is focused on sensitively using detail, craftsmanship and locally sourced materials. I am dedicated to creating gardens that address the needs of our changing climate, working with plants that are chosen for their appropriateness to a given site. I draw inspiration from studying plant communities in the wild as well as from the many gardens I’ve visited around the world.

Diploma of Landscape Design / Bachelor of Fine Arts / Member of the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network.

Couch & Cover
West Auckland, Central Auckland + North Shore

Couch & Cover is a small boutique upholstery business, owned by wife and husband team Karyn and David. We specialise in chairs, stools, ottomans, squabs, window seating, cushions, and believe that a quality stitch lasts longer.

done. Project Planning + Delivery
Auckland Region + Nationwide

done. was started by two sisters, Samantha and Kristen. done. exists to help communities manage their built and natural environment projects. We have particular skill and experience tackling projects that:
— intend to connect and grow community
— have ambitious environmental goals
— have complex problems to solve

Although we specialise in project management, we operate with the agility to provide specific services that respond to the client and project team needs. This can include; project management (new builds, renovation, restoration and natural environment projects), project initiation (helping you turn the seed of an idea into reality), regenerative practice, living building project leadership, meaningful community involvement, policy preparation and appraisal, and planning services.

Auckland based, can work remotely throughout Aotearoa.

Garden Love
Auckland Central + North Shore

Garden Love is a boutique garden maintenance and design business, operating mainly in the Auckland Central and North Shore suburbs. Garden Love is perfect for garden makeovers, a general tidy-up or we can provide beautiful, hand-drawn plans with a unique style and informed plant choices- ensuring your garden will be as wonderful as it can be! Founded in 2018, Garden Love is owned and operated by Madison, a Fine Arts graduate currently studying Landscape Design at Unitec.

Genevieve Black
Auckland Region

I work on small-medium jobs, home/property maintenance and repairs. Your go-to handywoman. I'm also very happy to give advice and referrals to good builders for larger projects or when I'm not available.

Please note I'm fully booked during the week, but keen to help you on smaller jobs during weekends (limited availability at the moment — booked out until July 2021).

James Duncan Painters
Auckland Central

I work as a team with James Duncan, on domestic and commercial interiors.

Our high-quality and attention to fine detail gets us lots of repeat business and we are often recommended to friends and colleagues by our clients. We also provide colour consultancy and curtain making services. Please note we are currently super busy and taking on selective bookings only.

Josephine Jelicich
Auckland Region

I have a Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts and training in Fine Furniture Making. I specialise in designing and hand-making small one-off solid wood pieces and can also help with facilitating larger works. I also work as a gallery technician which involves wall building, picture hanging, painting, plinth making and all kinds of behind-the-scene gallery jobs so can assist with home art and furniture install. I have a small workshop where I can do small jobs offsite.

I have an environmentally-friendly approach and enjoy the challenge of recycling as much as possible — I'm keen to make changes in the way we recycle in trades so am making a small start by thinking outside the box with each new job.

Kiwi Girls Gardens
Auckland West, East + Central

Kiwi Girls Gardens is owned by Debbie and Lisa — two sisters with a lifetime of gardening experience, who are passionate about beautiful gardens and maintaining them. Debbie holds a Diploma in Horticulture and began this local business 4 years ago. Since then we have been joined by other like-minded women who love a challenge, who love to be outdoors making your garden spaces functional and beautiful...ours is an ongoing story.....and into 2020 we go!

Lush Custom Upholstery
Auckland Region

Lush Custom Upholstery is owned and operated by new young mum Kendal.

After gaining a Bachelor's Degree in Textile Design, I worked my way through an upholstery apprenticeship in the marine industry. With a true passion for interiors and the opportunity to work for myself, I set up a workshop based in Te Atatu, Auckland. Our focus on bespoke furniture and homewares, working with you to create a custom design. From chairs to cushions and curtains we are a part of the process each step of the way.

We're not about large production runs or cutting corners. We care about our customers; each piece of furniture is as important to us as it is to you. And we strive to be an ethical company by following sustainable business practices and creating a happy, safe, working environment.

Mandy The Painter
Auckland, Rodney + Hamilton.

I have been in business for over 20 years providing my clients with a quality service, painting both interiors and exteriors for residential and commercial properties. I also enjoy speciality finishes, limewash, rust effects, polished plaster and many more. I am both Dulux and Porter's Paints accredited.

Mason Plumbing
Auckland Region

As one of the first plumbing apprentices in the country, I've now been in the trade for more than 30 years. I enjoy everything about plumbing. I love my job and don’t want to do anything else. It was a hard road to get here but I’ve always loved everything about plumbing — even the smelly jobs!

I believe in achieving excellent customer satisfaction, demonstrating exceptional people skills, and providing the highest quality of workmanship for you. This results in a successful outcome for both of us. Mason Plumbing is a registered Master Plumber and drain laying company, therefore you can be assured our work is backed up by the best in the business.

Servicing the Auckland region, we are your one-stop-shop for all your plumbing needs, whether your needs are residential or commercial, we can help — no job is too big or too small for us.

Meth Wise
Auckland Region

Meth Wise, owned by Stephanie, is one of Auckland’s leading environmental consulting companies.

We help you with pre-demolition asbestos surveys, pre-purchase meth testing and toxicology reporting. Our expertise ranges from meth screening and asbestos survey. By choosing Meth Wise you are engaging a highly qualified, reputable and discreet company with excellent testimonials, plus we are proudly 100 per cent independent.

Nancy Howie Piano Services
Auckland, Northland, Waikato & Bay of Plenty

I offer high-quality piano tuning, maintenance and repair.

I have worked in the Auckland music industry for the last fourteen years, focusing specifically on pianos since 2011. I have studied with Global Piano Services in Auckland and at the Royal Festival Hall in London. I work broadly around Auckland (other regions by request) including in private residences, schools, retirement villages, concert venues, and recording studios.

Nine Yards Consulting
Auckland Region + Nationwide (working remotely)

Construction and renovation can be daunting. Nine Yards Consulting ensures you get the results you deserve without the pain and stress of managing it all yourself. From controlling your budget and sticking to a timeframe, to procuring the perfect products for the vision you have, I understand the importance of getting every detail just right. I specialise in interior design, procurement, and project and cost management, and I’ve created a range of services to assist you for the whole nine yards.

ReForest Native Plants and Seeds
Auckland Region

I am the owner and operator of a wholesale native plant nursery, based in Matakana. After 30 years working in the horticulture industry, I started my own business specialising in growing and providing bulk eco-sourced revegetation plants direct to the customer. These plants are great for streamside plantings, wetland restoration and revegetation projects. Services include free plant quotes, plant supply, local delivery and contract growing. A friendly and safe environment for all to visit.

Resource Planning Inc
Nationwide

I provide quality environmental planning and resource consent advice, and have a Master of Resource and Regional Planning and 23 years of experience within the New Zealand planning industry. I work closely with clients to obtain resource consents for projects ranging from new dwellings requiring consent for a yard infringement, to visitor accommodation and minor dwellings, through to subdivisions and infrastructure projects.

I liaise with specialists including architects, surveyors and engineers to deliver a cost-effective, hassle-free resource consent process. My client focus is on providing clear, concise and timely advice, to ensure your project is planned to perfection.

Shore Restore Curtain Cleaning
North Shore + Auckland City + Hibiscus Coast

Shore Restore is owned and run by wife and husband team, Ange and Jason. We clean and repair curtains, roman blinds, roller blinds, helping you get rid of unsightly and unhealthy mould on your curtains and blinds restoring and refreshing them like new.

Ange has a background in home decor and a passion for soft furnishings and Jason has extensive operational experience. We've purposefully kept our team small so we can ensure a personalised experience built on strong relationships with our loyal customers.

Sisters Carpentry
Auckland Region + Waiheke Is. + Great Barrier Is. + Rakino Is. + Coromandel

From foundations to finishing work we can help with any part of your renovation, addition, or new build. At Sisters Carpentry we not only have experience in new builds and renovations but also have specific experience in converting vehicles into tiny homes. Our 'outside the box' thinking and wide range of skills has delivered some creative solutions to tricky jobs on tight budgets.

We offer skilled and experienced LBP services to residential customers across new builds, renovations, maintenance, decking, kitchen and bathroom refits, retaining walls and foundations, re-clads, joinery installation and repairs, tiny homes, and vehicle conversions.

Snick
Auckland Region

Snick is an upholstery studio, owned and run by queer woman, Lou Ashford.

We work on an extensive range of projects, from commercial and hospitality interiors, residential upholstery, outdoor seating and marine trimming. We are experienced in working with a wide variety of materials from velvet to leather to canvas. We take quality very seriously, and see each project as an opportunity to demonstrate our values of high-quality work and reliability.

Stone Direct
Auckland + Tauranga + Nationwide Delivery

At Stone Direct, co-owned by Holly, we are stonemasons and specialists in sourcing natural stone products from all over New Zealand and the world. We work with our clients to find a suitable design solution for their next project.

Granite, schist, terrazzo, basalt, paving, cladding, pool surrounds, and landscaping supplies including boulders, feature rocks, and pebbles are all popular items we supply to our customers. We also offer a consulting and design service to help you find the best solution that will look amazing in years to come.

Sunday Made
Nationwide

Hannah Morgan & Stacey Kenny

hello@sundaymade.com

https://www.sundaymade.com/

We created our business Sunday Made in 2018 after we were left wanting for accessible, honest-made furniture and homewares with a design focus. We combine sound craftsmanship and durable materials into a concise collection, designed to suit any space.

We design and manufacture all our own products in Auckland and enjoy creating bespoke mirrors and furniture pieces for clients. Our retail collection is also available through our online store.

Wallflowers
Auckland Region

Wallflowers are a small team of wallpaper installation specialists, consisting of Amy (installer/director), Mia and Louis. We work with all types of wallpapers and specialist wallcoverings, across residential and commercial jobs, all over Auckland.

Amy is passionate about taking the care and time to do a great job and loves meeting all the people along the way. We provide a friendly and professional service and take pride in transforming spaces. We recommend you contact us early, as we often have a 6-8 week wait time.