About Us


Kerr Cowan Ltd has been an importer & wholesaler of kitchenware, housewares and scales since 1936, with a Wellington history in importing and wholesale, going back to 1929.

We search the world for leading brands to represent and sell in New Zealand. Currently, we offer over 2,000 products over a multitude of great brands to meet the needs of our customers. We are always pleased to hear from potential new suppliers. We also love to hear from new customers too!

We are proud to have represented Salter Scales (est 1760) in New Zealand for almost 40 years. Salter is New Zealand's leading scale brand.

Kerr Cowan has a huge distribution network covering New Zealand and the Pacific, with export of our Rockingham brand to Australia, Asia, Europe and many other markets. Our Head office, showroom, and distribution centre are in Wellington with an additional office and showroom located in Auckland. Our areas of expertise are quality brands in Scales, Kitchenware, Glass, Crystal, Candles, Tableware and Hotelware. We supply retail, hospitality, government departments, loyalty programmes, corporate programmes, and hire companies.

Kerr Cowan Ltd is proud to be 100% New Zealand owned and operated.

Our Exclusive Brands:

Berghoff - Large European company producing top quality kitchenware and tableware for both consumer and hospitality.

Borgonovo (Retail range) – Borgonovo was established in 1950 and manufactures quality Italian glassware.

Ghidini - Popular Italian brand of kitchen and barware.

Guy Degrenne Paris - High quality French designed tableware found in over 75 countries.

JAB – Quality melamine with a large range of colours and styles.

Jadever Industrial Scales – Features a large range of commercial and scientific scales.

Les Lumieres du Temps - French company producing top quality hand poured scented candles with French fragrances and candle accessories.

Pezzetti - Part of the Ghidini group, Pezzetti is a popular Italian brand of stovetop espresso makers.

Rockingham - Commercial & domestic tableware, kitchenware, tea & coffee cups, teapots, cutlery and accessories.

Salter - Market leader since 1760 in domestic kitchen scales, personal scales, and kitchen accessories including the Heston Blumenthal by Salter accessory brand.

Stolzle - One of Germany’s largest quality crystal glass makers for hospitality and retail with a tradition going back to medieval times. A leading supplier to many international hotel chains.

Taylors Eye Witness - Based in Sheffield England they have been making and producing knives and kitchen accessories since 1838.

Ulster Weavers - Belfast based manufacturer of linen and homewares since 1880 with a Royal Warrant.



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