Whakatu Coldstores Ltd has continually positioned itself in the industry to provide the very best facilities, technology and service to its existing and future customers.

The Company was established in 1988 with the purchase of the "EBlock" complex, build in the late 1970's. The complex was previously part of the HB Farmers Meat Company's Whakatu Freezing Works. In 1994 Whakatu Coldstores Ltd purchased the remainder of the Whakatu Freezing Works, establishing Whakatu Industrial Park, building two large chillers and a Petfood Processing Factory on this site. In 1997 it purchased the Napier Export Cold Store in Napier and in 1999 established another Petfood Processing Factory in Dunedin.   Under contract, Whakatu Coldstores also manages Wellington Port Coldstores Ltd, located in the heart of the Port of Wellington.   Whakatu Coldstores Ltd is an active member of the NZ Cold Storage Association (NZCSA) with representation and participation at the annual industry conference. NZCSA has membership on complimentary boards and other organisations of interest; is an active member of the International Institute of Refrigeration and provides collective representation for the industry at a National level. Current projects of interest are: Impact of the Food Miles, Industry energy usage, industry based insurance and advocation of National Qualification for Cool and Cold Store Workers.

For more information on our services please contact us on : Tel Phone : (06) 974 5778   |  Email: fosterk@wca2.co.nz