• Does my Carport need Consent?

    January 29, 2019

    Does my Carport need Council Consent?  This is a common question we receive and unfortunately there isn’t a simple answer. Below are a list of guidelines to be aware of when purchasing and installing your carport, it is always best to contact your local council as regulations and rules do change between Councils. There are […]

  • Patio Covers NZ Wide

    October 20, 2017

    Need a patio cover for your entertainment area? A spa or pool shelter? At Sheds and Shelters we specialise in Formsteel Carports and shelters which are also ideal for a patio or deck cover, spa or pool shelter! They are an attractive design with minimal framing – no obtrusive beams or bracing and have the […]

  • Custom Made Carports NZ Wide

    June 1, 2017

    Require a Custom Made Carport? Look no further! At Sheds and Shelters we have a large range of standard single and double entry flat and gable roof Formsteel carports but can also custom make! We have many years of experience supplying and installing Formsteel carports and are more than happy to custom design a carport to suit […]

  • Carport Assembly Waikato

    May 17, 2017

    Are you based in the Waikato and would like someone to supply and assemble your carport or Patio Cover? We can help! We have an experienced assembler based in Hamilton who will install carports and patio covers throughout the Waikato. Do you need a Carport or patio Cover installed in Auckland? We now have installers […]

  • Bike Sheds – What makes a good one?

    April 12, 2017

    What makes a good Bike Shed? Need to get your Bikes or Motorbike out of the garage or weather and into a practical and secure lock up? Bikes are long skinny items that can often be difficult to store as storage sheds predominately have the door situated on the long wall. We have the largest range […]

  • Why Choose a Garden Master Shed?

    March 31, 2017

    Why Choose a Garden Master Shed? Garden Master Sheds are one of the leading brands of Garden Sheds in New Zealand. Garden Master have been supplying garden sheds to Kiwis for over 40 years and with a 25 year warranty they are a brand you can trust. Garden master sheds are a complete steel shed with […]

  • Why Choose a Duratuf Shed?

    March 7, 2017

    Why Choose a Duratuf Shed? The Duratuf Sheds are our premium range of garden sheds with a 30 Year Warranty! The Duratuf Sheds are the only steel sheds to feature full internal timber framing and are the strongest sheds on the market which make them the preferred option in High Wind Zones. The Duratuf range […]

  • Do I need Council Consent for my Garden Shed?

    February 17, 2017

    Do I need Council Consent for my Garden Shed?  There is no simple answer to this as there are a few factors to consider when purchasing and assembling your garden shed. Below are a few basic guidelines to follow but we do suggest consulting your local council if you are unsure as requirements can differ between […]

  • Garden Shed Foundations – What is the best floor option?

    November 30, 2016

    Do I need a floor for my garden shed? Does the price include a floor? Do I need a concrete base? Or do I need a timber floor? These are all common questions when it comes to purchasing a garden shed and deciding which Garden Shed Foundation is best for you. Do I need a […]

  • Garden Shed Base Preparation – What do I need to do?

    November 30, 2016

    Whether you are assembling your own shed or have ordered an onsite assembly the site must be clear and level prior to assembly! Garden Shed Base Preparation is the most important factor to consider as it is crucial your shed is assembled on a flat and solid base otherwise you may run into problems during […]

  • Is my Garden Shed Waterproof?

    June 24, 2016

    Is my Garden Shed Waterproof?! This is a question we have received a lot lately. With the winter weather here it is important your tools, gardening supplies, kid’s toys and lawnmower are kept out of the weather, but will a garden shed do the trick? YES, garden sheds are waterproof! However there are still a […]

  • Garden Shed Design – What Material is best?

    May 19, 2016

      Choosing a Garden Shed Design can be a tough decision – what material should my garden shed be made from?! At Sheds and Shelters we are here to help you choose the most appropriate garden shed design to suit your needs. There are 3 materials garden sheds can be made from, Steel, Timber and […]

  • Buying a Garden Shed – What Features should I look for?

    April 27, 2016

    Buying a Garden Shed – what do I look for? A garden shed is a great investment for every home owner. However, choosing the right garden shed can be difficult as there are many garden sheds out there, both good and bad! At Sheds and Shelters we want to make this process as easy as […]

  • 5 Ideas for your Pinehaven Garden Shelter

    February 17, 2016

    If you’re looking for some inspiration for the backyard check out these 5 ideas for your Pinehaven Garden Shelter below! The Pinehaven garden shelter range includes Gazebos, Garden rooms and summer houses which have many great uses. The Pinehaven Garden shelters can be custom made – contact us with your ideas and we will do […]

  • 5 Tips to choosing the right Garden Shed

    February 4, 2016

    A garden shed is a must have for all garden owners and DIYers but choosing the right garden shed can be difficult. They offer great storage for household and gardening items and are a great work space for handymen. Prior to purchasing your garden shed it is important you ask yourselves these few questions to help […]

  • 10 Things to do with your shed

    August 14, 2015

    Do you have a garden shed rotting away or filled with bits and bobs that you haven’t looked at in years? Or maybe you have just purchased a brand new garden shed from us and need some ideas of what to do with it.  As summer is drawing closer, why not use some of our […]

  • 2015 Shed of the Year

    July 13, 2015

    A competition to celebrate the best of Britain’s most wacky and wonderful sheds showcases extraordinary creations vying to be crowned Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year 2015. The finalists are the top four sheds in each of the eight categories and for the second year running will feature on the TV series ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of […]


  • From when we first spoke on the phone and I ordered our shed to the expert installation which was carried out by Alan your installer the experience has been an exceptional one, thank you for the great service!

    Ian Bateman - Puhoi
  • Everything was perfect and the assembly service was brilliant! Thanks for the great shed and service!

  • 7 hours and my Cedar Bentley was all erected, just me and my 9 year old son. The kitset would be the best I have ever worked with so very well done to whomever designed it. It was a pleasure to put it up, an excellent product!

    Doug and Max, Pukekohe
  • Thanks so much for the service!! The shed is fantastic and the assembly was so fast! We are very happy!

    Freyja, Auckland
  • We had been looking for some time for a suitable sized and affordable shelter for our staff. We settled on the Formsteel Classic Patio C3030 and clad three sides of it with translucent sheeting to provide a pleasant place for our staff to enjoy their breaks outside all year round. We are very happy with […]

    Aaron Dixon - Dentsply NZ, Tauranga
  • I am very satisfied with both of the Cedar sheds I ordered! Sheds and Shelters did the best to satisfy me, so sad others can’t meet the level of service you have set.

    John, Hamilton
  • My Duratuf garden shed is awesome! I even lined the inside with cheap plywood, was quite simple with the wooden timber framing making the assembly process a lot easier.

    J Burrows, Auckland
  • I am very satisfied with my Garden Master garden shed and would highly recommend them! This 69 year old female even assembled the shed!!

    Hennie, Hamilton
  • Thank you again Lance for your help in organising my beautiful Garden Room, very much appreciated. I am very impressed with the Garden Room and assembly service provided!

    B Measures, Hamilton
  • Many thanks for your assistance in purchasing my Carport. You have made this process smooth when compared to other companies that I have tried to get quotes, dimensions and information from. Not sure why it’s hard, but apparently some people make it so. I appreciate your point of difference!

    Rob, Upper Hutt
  • I would recommend using your company and assembly service you provide, Robbie, the assembler, was very obliging and did a great job!

    Rachel, Te Awamutu
  • I love my Cedar garden shed! Its discrete and compact, ideal for a small garden.

    Sue, Auckland
  • I am very satisfied with my Pinehaven Shed, it looks great and is very useful. Lindsay, the assembler, did a Fantastic job and even attached the bracket for the washing line!

    James, Christchurch
  • We are very satisfied with our garden shed! It was custom made to fit a smaller space and the process was easy, the shed looks good and the service was great!

    D Hassell, Hamilton
  • I am very glad I chose your product, both Duratuf garden sheds have exceeded my expectation! While a little more expensive than the average the quality exceeds everything I had looked at here in Christchurch. Your assembler did a great job, so good I got him back to help with a fence. I would recommend […]

    G Sellers, Christchurch
  • We are very happy with our new Garden Shed, the whole process was effortless from start to finish!

    D Cordiner, Hamilton
  • I am very pleased with my Duratuf garden shed and the Assembly Service was fantastic, would definitely recommend to others! There are some very cheap sheds out there but you pay for what you get!”

    Phil, Christchurch
  • I did a bit of research into Sheds before purchasing a Duratuf Kiwi Shed! I am very satisfied with the purchase. It’s a great product, exactly what I was looking for!

    M Corkhill, Auckland
  • Our Formsteel Carport is assembled and looks fantastic, thank you! I found Sheds and Shelters to be an excellent company to deal with right from start to finish, the communication with yourselves and the freight company was excellent! It has been a real pleasure to purchase it from you and the team.