BestTradeTools is doing all we can to help our customers during the Covid-19 Level 4 Lockdown. Specifically:

  • We are still trading, but in a limited manner. We have relocated our most popular stock items from our warehouse to a domestic location. We can still ship by courier while retaining our lock down status.
  • The items we have available for shipment are listed on our TradeMe Shop here : Other items may be available - please ask - it will depend which warehouse they are in.
  • Back Orders. We have a huge number of backorders (100's).  We will do our absolute best to keep you updated, but we rely on other businesses for this information and they may be closed. I know it is difficult times but your patience would be appreciated.

 Please also note:

  • In recent times shipments from our Asian suppliers have been delayed, causing shortages.  The situation is improving, but not yet back to normal.
  • With the US going into shutdown, it is likely that US manufactured items may become difficult to supply.
Please take care of yourself and stay healthy.


Welcome to Best Trade Tools, the ultimate online store in New Zealand for Builders, Carpenters, Plasterers, Concreters, Bricklayers (Brickies), Tilers and Painters.

We specialise in Tools, including Trowels, for Drywall Plastering, Exterior Plastering, Plasterboard Fixing, Concreting, Bricklaying, Tiling, Paint and Decorating, Carpentry…..

All our prices are inclusive of GST!

Best Trade Tools is part of the ExpressNet NZ Limited Group, owned and operated by the people who have been selling Tools and Trowels for over 16 years!

We source from some of the best and biggest names in the business, including Kraft, Marshalltown, Wallboard Tools, Hyde, Richard, Intex, Plasterx, OXStanley, Wooster, Haydn and many more!