Membership of MENZSHED NZ…

  • provides access to the knowledge, skills and resources of other member sheds,
  • contributes to providing the bigger picture of men’s sheds in New Zealand and
  • entitles you to a range of supplier benefits and discounts.

Sheds may apply to join MENZSHED NZ by completing an online application here.

Supplier benefits and discounts

These benefits do not replace any arrangements you may have made locally. Benefits available to member sheds include:


  • A PowerPass card for member sheds – variable discounts across a range of in-store and yard products.


  • Cabot’s generously offer 10 ltr of product delivered freight free to your shed.  This annual offer is distributed to member sheds during February to claim during the following year.
  • If your shed requires additional product, perhaps for a community project, please contact Woodcare Brand Manager Rozanne Valcarcel.

Carba-Tec New ZealandCarba-Tec

  • Contact Grant Oxenbridge at Carba-Tec for that special bit of machinery for the shed. Sheds must be a member of MENZSHED NZ and the machinery must be purchased for use within the shed.

FairDinkum ShedsFairDinkum logo

  • Looking for a new shed? Fair Dinkum Sheds will offer a discount to men’s sheds, contact Frank Best for more information.  See this video.


  • Contact the company for the discount applicable for the product your shed or sheddies require.  You must quote your shed’s MENZSHED NZ membership number, which is at the bottom of the membership certificate.

NZ Safety Blackwoods

  • Sheds that are financial members of MENZSHED NZ will be advised of their enrolment to receive significant discounts across the product range of safety and equipment.

Rothbury Insurance Brokers, Wellington

  • Rothbury’s offer an insurance package tailored for sheds that are financial members of MENZSHED NZ.  Information about the cover provided and policy wording is available here.


  • Resene offers member sheds and their shed members:
    • Significant discounts for paint and products for shed charitable projects.
      Requires documentation on the project and the discount code.
    • Discounts for paint and products available to your members for their personal projects.
      Requires proof of shed membership and the discount code.
  • Your shed’s management have instructions on how to access these member only offers.
  • Sheds may also apply for free paint through the Resene PaintWise recycling scheme.  Apply here

The Shed magazineShed logo (Custom)

  • A free listing in each edition of the magazine.
  • A one year complimentary subscription for new member sheds of MENZSHED NZ.