New Zealand Home Heating Association Inc


The New Zealand Home Heating Association is a trade organisation, comprising most of NZ's leading manufacturers, retailers and installers of domestic wood burning appliances. The Association is dedicated to providing professional services and advice to its members and their customers.

About the New Zealand Home Heating Association

The NZ Home Heating Association was formed in 1985, by a group of wood heating manufacturers and retailers who saw a need to improve the standards of product and workmanship within the industry. Since then the Association has played an active role in the development of appliance and installation standards both nationally and internationally and has become the industry’s mouthpiece.. Read more..

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Call for Submissions - Bay of Plenty Regional Council draft plan

The Regional Council is seeking your feedback a draft NEW Regional Air Plan. The current Regional Air Plan has been operative since 2003 and was reviewed in 2015. The review found that the current plan needed updating and the recommendation was to replace this with a second generation Regional Air Plan, referred to as the “draft New Plan”.

The following documents are available at

You can view the NZHHA submission here 

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Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA)

On 4 April 2016, the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) came into force bringing new responsibilities for everyone in the workplace. …

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Learn how to burn smoke free

Watch the following video for a five minute introduction on how you can get your chimney smoke free.

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Wood is Good

  • Wood fires are designed to heat more than just a single room.
  • Wood fires use one of the world's most sustainable fuels - wood!
  • Wetbacks can be fitted to some wood fires, which can supply much of the home's hot water needs.
  • Wood fuel is carbon neutral.
  • Running a wood fire is one of the cheapest form of heating.
  • Clean air approved wood fires are affordable.
  • When power cuts hit, wood fires keep on going, and going.
  • Most can be used for cooking - again great during power cuts.
  • Give your family the advantage of having a dry, healthy home.
  • Wood fires offer great performance, styling, and make any home warm and cosy.