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Mitre 10’s hunt for New Zealand’s biggest pumpkin is over

New Plymouth’s Spotswood Primary has won the coveted grand national prize in the Mitre 10 Easy As Kids BIG Pumpkin Contest. Read More

Mitre 10 research reveals the most ‘Kiwi’ colour

Green has been nominated the most Kiwi colour, according to research released today by New Zealand’s leading home improvement and building supply company Mitre 10. Read More

Mitre 10 goes from strength to strength with another record result in FY15

New Zealand’s leading home improvement and building supply company Mitre 10 today announced its annual results for the year to 30 June 2015, a highly successful financial year with group sales up 8.7 per cent and distributions to members up 17.1 per cent. Read More

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame

One past CEO and two veteran Mitre 10 owners have been inducted into a newly established Mitre 10 Hall of Fame at the retailer’s annual awards dinner, held on 23 July at the Langham Hotel in Auckland. Read More

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

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

‘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