John Monk Trading Company Ltd - importer, exporters, agents and manufacturers


One of New Zealand’s largest and most recognised importers of houseware and giftware...

This is a trade only website for the benefit of our wholesale customers. If you are interested in a product then let us know and we can direct you to one of our retailers in order to purchase the product...

John Monk Trading has been established since 1977 and over the years has evolved into one of New Zealand's leading importers for housewares, homewares, plastics & chilli bins. We travel worldwide to bring our vast product range together and we are market leaders in the supply to all aspects of the retail trade including department stores, supermarkets, independent retailers & speciality homewares stores. We achieve such standards using efficient and long established sourcing networks always ensuring that our products meet all ethical and environmental trade practices.

We represent international brand names such as Tontarelli Plastics from Italy they are one of the world's most recognised names in plastic homewares.  Igloo Corporation from USA is the world's largest manufacturer of coolers in the world. Tala Kitchenware from the UK was founded in 1899 and produce vintage & retro style kitchenware that has been used widely for decades.  What More Plastics also from the UK are the largest plastic manufacturers in England.  What More Plastics was awarded by the Queen this year for Enterprise in International Trade and proudly fly the Queen's flag outside their head office.   Evolution Ceramics is our well known in house brand of white ceramics and is sold throughout NZ in all Briscoes Stores.

Our products are designed to offer choice, style, innovation and overall value for money. To fully support our vast customer base we continue to ensure that our latest ranges are up to date with the most innovative concepts in the world.  Our vast range of products can be seen on display in our showroom by appointment only and one of our experienced sales team will gladly help with your enquiries.  

For further information or to contact a member of our team please see our about us page at the top of the screen.