16 Top Shopping Sites in New Zealand

New Zealand is a country that has small population (4.4 million) but high number of Internet users. Hence, it is not surprising that there are a number of online stores that cater to the growing online shopping demand in this part of the world.

This is a list of the top shopping sites for Kiwis according to their traffic.

Trade Me


This is an online classified site that offers products in both auction and buy-it-now formats. This also acts as a classified section for products belonging to various categories. Aside from the products, this site also features information on jobs, motors, services, and properties. The site was started in 1999 and it now claims to have close to 3 million registered users.

The Warehouse


This is the official site of the Warehouse Group, which has more than 80 stores across the country. The site offers products belonging to several categories like books, electronics, homeware, music, and toys. Most of the products are available on a discounted basis through the daily and weekly deals section. The store also offers several types of credit cards and insurance products as well.

Grab One


Providing deals on various aspects like shopping, travel, and dining out is a specialty of this site. Providing deals on various aspects like shopping, travel, and dining out is a specialty of this site. The deals can be filtered on the basis of regions or cities in New Zealand. The site was started in 2010, and it is run by the IdeaHQ Ltd. Another website from this group is Grabonestore.co.nz which is a dedicated eComemrce website with various categories such as consumer electronics and household products. It claims to offer close to 90% discount on certain products.


This online store was started in 2007 and it offers goods directly from the supplier or manufacturer. The primary feature of this site is to offer deals on three products on the basis. The deals only last for a day and are replaced by a new set of deals.


Started in 2004, this site specializes in selling books of various genres. It currently has a collection of more than 1 million books in its portfolio, while aspects like music CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs are also present as well.


MightyApe was earlier known as GPStore. They relaunched their website and became MightyApe in 2008. The site has more than 225k products for sale in almost all categories. The site also has sections for daily deals and online shopping marketplace.


This is yet another website from GrabOne group. Auctions and classifieds information are the primary selling format at this online site, which allows users to buy and sell products in various categories like art, books, crafts, mobile phones, and musical instruments. Properties and job classifieds are also part of the site.

Price Me

Started in 2007, this site allows price comparison of products from several categories along with reviews. Mobile phones, credit cards, gaming consoles, cameras, and appliances are some of the different categories of items dealt with on this site.

Price Spy

This allows comparison of the price of products like mobile phones, computers, computer accessories, home audio devices, home appliances, and gaming consoles. The store also offers a discussion board offering category specific discussions from other users.

NZ Sale

This is a private store that operates by providing memberships, which are available only on invitation basis. The storm claims to offer around 80% discount on selected products, while new sales are added to the product portfolio on a daily basis.

DickSmith NZ

The official site of this retailer found in 1968 offers several consumer electronics and home appliances. Televisions, iPods, laptops, printers, and mobile phones are some of the different products available on this site. Specifications, accessories, description, and reviews are some of the aspects available with each product.

Treat Me

This site focuses on offering deals and vouchers for aspects like eating out and shopping. Deals and vouchers can be viewed on the basis of cities like Auckland, Christchurch, and Wellington. Regional deals are also available as well.


Started in 2002, this online store provides the ability to shop for aspects like audio solutions, cameras, computers, mobile phones and televisions in the consumer electronics category. Home appliances like refrigerators and washing machines are also offered as well.

Harvey Norman NZ

An Australia based retailer also has retail stores and online shopping facility in NZ. Computers, furniture, and electronic items are the specialty of this site. Products can be compared against each other, while they can also be added to the wish list. Each product comes with aspects like description, features, reviews, and frequently asked questions.


Clothing is the specialty of this site and it offers solutions for both men and women. Kidswear is also present from newborn babies to the age of 16. Homeware products meant for the likes of bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen are also present.


Briscoes is NZX listed public company having 90 stores across New Zealand and also offer online shopping experience to Kiwis. The company sells home furniture, appliances, electrical and electronics items. Rebel Sports and Living and Giving are also two other brands from this company.

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