Tawa ITM

Tawa ITM

Welcome to Tawa ITM, a member of ITM, New Zealand's largest group of Independent Timber, Hardware & Building Supply Merchants.

Our home site here provides you with a range of information on our latest in-store Promotions, Products & Services.

We pride ourselves on providing our customers with great service, value and a vast product range. You can depend on us to 'see you right' for all your building needs!

Contact Us

Store Name: Tawa ITM

Physical Address: 36 Main Road Tawa

Postal Address: PO Box 51012, Tawa, Wellington 5249

Phone: 04 232 5999

Fax: 04 232 8507

Email: itmtawa@xtra.co.nz

Trading Hours:

Monday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sunday Closed


Products and Services

At Tawa ITM we offer an extensive range of products to suit your building material, timber and hardware requirements.

ITM Tawa are manufacturers of high quality trellis panels which are made to size and manufactured using stainless steel fastenings that will withstand Wellington’s weather conditions. We offer oriental, diagonal and square design using 40mm lath and panels can be framed or unframed (see below). We also manufacture fence panels, gates, planter boxes, bbq tables (see below), compost bins and bird nesting boxes.  All products are manufactured on site by our specialist who has over 17 years’ experience.  If you’d like a quote give us a call on the number below

Are you looking for a price on a particular product?

Just give us a call on 04 232 5999 and we will be able to help. 


If you need the best trellis in Wellington, crafted by experts then you need to talk to Tawa ITM. We also supply trellis panels and fence panels. Call us today on 04 232 5999 to talk to us about your trellis needs. 

 Trellis options

Planter Box w Trellis

Planter Box with Trellis Backing Made to Size

 Decorative Fence Panels

Trellis Fence Panel with Decorative Picture Made to Size

 Fence Panel

Fence Panel Made to Size



Special 1

100 x 50 MSG6



Special 2

Peeler Cores

$26.50 each


Special 9

15% of all Pink Batts

special 4

BBQ Table Assembled as per picture




special 5

100x40 Grip Decking

H3.2 Standard Grade


Special 6

150x40 Grip Decking

H3.2 Standard Grade


Special 7

20% of all 2.5kg and 5kg Nails


special; 8

GIB Aqualine

2400x 1200 x 10mm

$49.60 / sheet

Bench Seat

Solid Wood Bench Seat



About Us

Brian Frampton has been a local in the Tawa area since 1984. In 1987 he founded Tawa Building Supplies Limited

Brian was a builder himself prior to starting his business. This helped him in establishing a successful building supply company that supplies trade builders, local DIY customers and many other businesses for their requirements of hardware and building supplies.

Brian joined the Independent Timber Merchants group (ITM) in 1991 and was #14 to join the group out of 90+ members as it is today.

Tawa Building Supplies is actively involved in assisting local schools and sports clubs with fundraising and other community events.

Brian is an active volunteer fireman and has been a member of the Tawa Volunteer Fire Brigade for 27 years. He is also a member of the Tawa Rotary club and an active member of the Tawa Community Patrols.

Brian would like to thank his many loyal customers, some who have been dealing with him for 20 plus years.

Meet The Team


Brian Frampton

The Godfather


Brigitte Price

Brigitte is our administration guru and has been a loyal staff member since 2005.

Andre Paul

Andre joined the ITM Tawa team in September 2019. Andre has previously worked in the timber industry and since joining ITM is enthusiastic to learn more about the industry. He enjoys interacting with the customers and providing excellent customer service.



Bob Pickworth

Bob joined us in July 2016. He has 15+ year's experience manufacturing trellis and outdoor furniture.


Brian Robertson

Brian joined us in March 2016. He has 25+ year's experience in the Hardware industry.

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