Women step up in DIY but men not ready to move over, research shows

Women are getting more confident about their DIY skills and even believe they’re better at it than their mothers were – but men still think home improvement is a masculine domain, according to research undertaken by Mitre 10. Read More

Community of the Year award winner announced

Paihia has been rewarded for its emphasis on community by being named the winner of the Mitre 10 Community of the Year award as part of the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year awards ceremony in Auckland last night. Read More

Back yards shrinking but Kiwis still love the quarter-acre paradise

New Zealanders still have a major soft spot for the idea of the quarter-acre pavlova paradise, according to research commissioned by the country’s leading home improvement and building supply company, Mitre 10, but we’re finding more and more ways to maximise our ever-shrinking outdoor spaces. Read More

Sales Drive Mitre 10 Towards $1 Billion Barrier

Mitre 10’s drive to break through the $1 billion sales barrier continues with the country’s largest home improvement and garden retailer reporting a 10 percent increase on the previous year’s total network sales to $944.7 million for the 2013 financial year. Read More

Mitre 10 reveals New Zealand gripped by tool-borrowing epidemic

With increasing numbers of New Zealanders turning their hand to DIY in recent years, Kiwis are in the midst of a tool-borrowing epidemic according to the country’s leading home improvement and building retailer Mitre 10. Read More

Mitre 10 MEGA Manukau named Top Shop

Mitre 10 MEGA Manukau has won the award for Auckland’s best large format store in the 2014 Top Shop Retail Excellence Awards. Read More

Summer prompts outdoor retail rush for Mitre 10

Kiwis are gearing up for a bumper summer with plenty of time in the back yard, if early spring trends at New Zealand’s largest home improvement retailer Mitre 10 are any indication. Read More

Mitre 10 opens new store in Westgate development

Mitre 10 is expanding in Auckland’s new Westgate development, with its latest Mitre 10 MEGA store due to open Friday morning in time for the Labour Weekend retail rush. Read More

NZ Hardware Awards confirm Mitre 10 on track for success

Hardware retailer Mitre 10 has been recognised at the 2014 Hardware Awards, including Mitre 10 MEGA Hornby winning the coveted prize of Retail Store of the Year (over 4,000m2). Read More

‘Friday feeling’ helps hard-working Kiwis kick into weekend mode

New research by Colmar Brunton has found the average working Kiwi starts switching to a lower gear at 3.29pm on a Friday, finishes work at 4.04pm and ‘switches off’ for the weekend an hour later at 5.04pm. Read More

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