Welcome to Tuakau 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. For more information on any topic of interest to you take a look around our site using the topics in the quick-link menu on the right.

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!

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Trailers from Tuakau ITM

We have a range of trailers available for loan or hire. Come and talk to the team. 

  • 6x4 trailer
  • 8x4 tip trailer
  • 8x4 std trailer
  • 9x4 std trailer
  • Furniture trailer
  • Double horse float
  • Safety caged trailer
  • S/S spit roast trailer

Tuakau Trailer 1

Tuakau Trailer 2

Tuakau ITM - Not Just a Timber Merchant

Recently Tuakau ITM was featured in eLocal magazine, celebrating the long and proud history of Tuakau ITM. 

Read the article here to find out a bit more about Podge, the team, and our 83-year history. 


Tuakau ITM

Farm Sheds 

We have lots of experience designing and customising sheds for our customer's needs. We can help you get the custom shed you are looking for quickly and easily.

We have lots of options - lean-to, gable roof, open front, calf, implement shed, horse stables, boat shed or even a man-cave. 

Click on the images below to download a basic order form.

Call in and see us at Tuakau ITM or click here to email us.


Gable Shed



Lean to Shed


From DIY to Trade - Tuakau ITM has it ALL!

Tuakau ITM building centre is a trade based store with a friendly group of team members able to provide you with all of your building needs, whether you are a builder, serious DIY or home owner.

Tuakau ITM offers a huge variety of products including framing, trusses, flooring, roofing, hardware, round wood, fencing materials, farm buildings and a variety of pine and rimu mouldings which are hard to find anywhere else in the Franklin region.

We can assist you in building your dreams; this includes both building from new or renovation and building advice.With Vicky our rep on the road, and a number of delivery vehicles, Tuakau ITM services the whole of the Franklin and Waikato North area.

A family-owned business,Tuakau ITM team is exceptionally close. The business is owned and operated by Glenn Graham. “We pride ourselves on our family ethics and this is also reflected in our staff”.

Founded in 1935, ITM Tuakau is dedicated to assisting Franklin people to build a variety of projects ranging from the humble garden shed to a new family home, from start to completion.

At Tuakau ITM, we pride ourselves on supporting local groups around the Franklin Community.

For a free estimation on your next project, contact the team on 09 236 8226 or visit our friendly staff at 27 Liverpool Street in Tuakau.

Contact Us

Store Name: Tuakau ITM

Physical Address: 27 Liverpool Street, Tuakau, 2121

Postal Address: 27 Liverpool Street, Tuakau, 2121

Phone: 09 236 8226

Fax: 09 236 8023

Email: sales@tuakauitm.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 - 12:00pm
Sunday Closed



Products and Services

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

Are you looking for a price on a particular product?

Just give us a call on 09 236 8226 and we will be able to help. 

Staff at Tuakau ITM

Tuakau ITM is proud to be staffed by building supplies specialists. This means when you get advice from someone - they know what they are talking about. 

All of our staff are able to help with your requests - but if you have something specific here are some contacts for you to try.


Glenn "Podge" Graham

Managing Director

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: sales@tuakauitm.co.nz


Zalene Graham


Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: office@tuakauitm.co.nz


Rochelle Ford

Customer Services

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: sales@tuakauitm.co.nz


Johno Clark-Groom

Purchasing Officer

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: sales@tuakauitm.co.nz



Trade Sales Rep

Phone: 0274 734 131

Email: trade1@tuakauitm.co.nz


Karen Lesperance


Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: accounts@tuakauitm.co.nz


Name: Tino Schwalger

Customer Service

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: dispatch@tuakauitm.co.nz


Justin Fox

Customer Service

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: sales@tuakauitm.co.nz


Derek Eady

Key Accounts

Phone: 0274734011

Email: trade@tuakauitm.co.nz


Josh Palma

Customer Services

Phone: 09 236 8226

Email: sales@tuakauitm.co.nz

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