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About Makita

Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 as an electric motor sales and repair company. Today, as a global brand in over 46 countries, Makita is an innovation leader, manufacturing best-in-class products in Japan, Germany, China, UK and the USA, by subsidiaries of Makita Japan, to ensure Makita’s quality remains high. The unmatched quality and durability of Makita products is driven by the company’s strong R&D capabilities, and have earned the trust of professional users worldwide.

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

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

Makita NZ Ltd. Head Office, Auckland Distribution and Service Centre is located in Hobsonville, Auckland.

We also have Christchurch Distribution and Service Centre in Islington, Christchurch and Wellington Service Centre in Avalon, Lower Hutt

Every day, on jobsites around the world, Makita’s leading technology gives tool users unmatched power, performance, durability and breadth of line, with the world’s largest 18V cordless tool line-up, the innovation in motor and battery technology that is obliterating industry standards – and leaving old thinking behind