Timber &
Building Products

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Products & Services

McVicars produces a large range of timber and building products and distributes on a national level. We have extensive exporting and importing capabilities and can supply bulk woodchip. Services to market include custom milling and processing, specialist timber treatment, contract kiln drying and custom timber machining.

Wood Frame of House

McVicars manufactures and sells a wide range of building products from foundation to roof, including piles, flooring systems, timber for frames and trusses, battens, beams, claddings, weatherboards, retaining and crib walls, decking and  fencing......  MORE

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McVicars provides prompt service and nationwide delivery. Customers include all major building and DIY chains; plus a number of independent merchants. Stock is held on the ground meaning quick delivery and service..... MORE

Wood Piles

McVicars has a long history of importing and exporting timber products including hardwoods and plywoods. McVicars has been a regular supplier of treated timber to Australia for more than 40 years.  Asian destinations .... MORE

Bark & Woodchip Path

Bulk supply of pine woodchip freshly chipped from McVicars' processing factory is available for boiler fuel, landscaping and infrastructure projects, agricultural animal bedding, MDF manufacture and pulp and paper.......MORE

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McVicars has a wide range of specialist timber treating, drying and machining services to meet uniqe requirements including large dimension sizes and beams.Contact McVicars for  all  bulk custom timber treating and procsessing.....MORE.

Construction Plans

McVicars occupy a large area of industrial land close to Christchurch International Airport of the main SH1. Land and buildings are available for short and long term lease or talk to McVicars about bare land or design and build opportunites.

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About Us

McVicars has been in the timber and building products business since 1945 and has developed a strong capability and is dedicated to servicing the timber building hardware and construction sector. We operate a radiata pine specific sawmill and wood processing facility and source quality building products to service the nationwide demand of our New Zealand and export clients.

McVicars recognises and accepts our responsibility to the global environment, our staff and our customers.  Timber processed is from sustainably managed plantation grown renewable forests and the energy used for wood processing is carbon neutral. We are committed to purchasing timber from well managed, legal sources and will not source any timber species prohibited under the convention of international trade in endangered species.

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Our Customers

McVicars services New Zealand based and export customers including all the main DIY hardware chains and many independent hardware operators.  We know customer service is important. That's why we focus on assisting our customers provide first class service to their customers.  This means holding extra stock on the ground so we can despatch same day, running our own fleet of delivery trucks and going that extra mile to get the job done. We see ourselves as part of the team. 

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Contact Details

Product Enquiries

For all product or distribution enquiries please call 
+64 3 359-8144 or fill out the contact form below and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.   Our regular office hours are Monday to Friday 8.00am - 5.30pm.

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Head Office

550 Johns Road, Harewood

Christchurch 8051

New Zealand

Tel: +64 3 359-8144

Fax: +64 359-7946 

John McVicar - Managing Director

Mark Ockenden - General Manager Sales

Ian Anderson - Site Manager Production

Paul Gillett - Chief Financial Officer


To apply for a job at McVicars, please send a cover letter together with your C.V. to:


Call: +64 3 359-8144