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We freight nationwide. Deliveries to Auckland departing here every Thursday

Special purpose sawmilling and timber processing since 1985


Locally grown Western red cedar is now in stock. Heres a pic of some of the air drying stock.

We have packs coming out of the kiln every week and available for machining to your requirements.

Great product for cladding, weatherboards, shiplap etc


Western red cedar back in stock. Xmas holiday hrs…….

We are currently cutting some really slow grown WRC from mahinapua forest. This is the best quality cedar we have seen for some time, 80 yr old trees and the first of this will be dry and ready for machining by late FEB 2024. We are taking orders now for this stock, all products ex 150*25 and 200*25.
We are closing for the xmas holidays from Wednesday 20th December and will be reopening for timber dispatching from Monday 15th January.

We wish all of our customers and suppliers a safe and happy holiday season!!


Lawson cypress is back in stock, logs arriving daily

We are now taking orders for this hard to get cladding product.

Cost effective solid macrocarpa TG flooring and weatherboards now in stock.

A new product for May 2023. We have a FSC certified log supply for this and it will complement our solid NZ Blackwood and native flooring products.
Japanese cedar still selling fast. New stock arriving regularly

Genuine Japanese cedar/Sugi in stock

New stock of imported japanese cedar due in soon. Our own local Blackwood flooring is in stock and ready to go. More Macrocarpa is due out of the kiln this month and is available for cladding and panelling.

Sawmill Direct 2022 Christmas hours

Sawmill Direct will be closed for dispatching from Friday 23 December until Friday 13th January. The office will be open for quoting and correspondence from Monday 9th Jan, and for dispatching and timber sales from Monday 16th Jan.

We wish all our clients and families a safe and happy xmas.  Thanks for your business and see you in the new year!

November update:

New stock of imported japanese cedar due in on 17th November. 150*25 and 150*50 cladding stock is available. Macrocarpa stock is due out of kiln this month and blackwood flooring is out the door as fast as we can get it back from the machine shop. We have completed our new blackwood flooring cut at the sawmill and this stock is all in strip being air dried.

September update….

Hardwood flooring is still our focus this month as we complete our latest blackwood cut. We have lots of high quality flooring stock drying and getting machined in September. Japanese cedar stock is coming through regularly and we also have packs of lawson cypress and macrocarpa coming out of the kiln.

June 2022…. all about hardwood flooring

The sawmill is busy processing blackwood logs into our premium flooring products. Orders are being taken now for our latest cut of wide board solid flooring. Packs are coming and going and we have a big queue of flooring packs at the machine shop. Also macrocarpa cladding stock is coming on stream this month.

May 2022 update.. jobs on at the moment….

Blackwood logging is in full swing for our new flooring stock. 1000 Tonne of plantation grown blackwood logs have arrived so we are busy cutting and restocking all our blackwood flooring lines.  Lawson cypress and japanese cedar cladding and panelling stock is drying and will start to come out of kiln this month. Several hundred M2 of wide rimu flooring stock has just gone to the CHCH kilns for processing as well.