About Us

Who we are.

Colorex is your trade store of choice for the supply of specialised trade quality products to the painting, plastering and construction trades. We are open to the public and no trade accounts are required to purchase from us.

You can purchase online or visit our dedicated trade shop in Petone, Wellington.

As part of the Maxim NZ buying group with members in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin we concentrate our focus on sourcing and supplying the very best products at the very best prices.

Known for our vast range, value for money pricing and as leaders in new and innovative products Colorex continues to be a leading supplier in the greater Wellington area with dedicated and friendly staff committed to ensuring needs are met and exceeded.

Our monthly promotions are legendary, offering deals second to none, with give-a-ways and great cost-savings.

Our Core Values.

Put Customers First
Exceed expectations – go the extra mile.

Be Proactive
Take the initiative, perform at your peak, and get results.

Raise The Bar Together
Be a team player and be prepared for change.

Be Inspiring
Bring energy, have a positive attitude in every situation.

Be Focused
Be a good listener and hold to high standards.

Our Mission.

  • To ensure relationships with customers are second to none, in an environment where exceeding customer’s expectations is a given – not a goal
  • To assist customers by having a strong focus on customer service, friendly help and advice in an atmosphere of professionalism and integrity
  • To be leaders in providing to suppliers and customers alike – respect, fairness and equitability for the mutual benefit of all

What our customers say.

What we do.

  • Leading supplier of specialty masking products including carpet protection film, ZipWall and ZipPole systems, window protection film, masking films and tapes
  • Stock a wide range of the American made Wooster paint brushes, Wooster Pro/Doo-Z® Roller Sleeves, Wooster Sherlock GT® Convertible Roller Poles and Wooster Bucket Trays
  • Wellington’s largest Graco airless spray paint store – sales and hire
  • Offer the Systemax chemical paint stripping system for both sales and hire – the safe way to remove paint including lead based paints using the super effective Maxistrip paint stripper
  • Sell and Hire Intex giraffe Wall sanders and Starmix Vacuum Cleaners
  • Sell and hire a large range of access equipment including the Easy Access Safedeck, Mini Mobile and Easy Access full width aluminium mobile towers
  • Sell the Easy Access Easy Rail Roof Edge Protection and Easy Deck Platform Edge Protection
  • Stock a large variety of trade quality ladders including Ox Titan Tuff and Warthog and the hugely popular Ox Platform Ladders
  • Wellington agents for Festool, Makita, Bosch, Hitachi and Smart Powertools
  • Sell a large range of Ox concrete tools, Ox diamond blades and Ox hardware equipment
  • Hire Graco airless sprayers, Honda water blasters, chemical strip units, diesel heaters and more…
  • Hire aluminium mobile scaffold towers in the Wellington region
  • Stock a wide variety of safety and personal protection equipment including the Zero height safety equipment
  • Are stockists of Bison, Blundstone, John Bull and Mack Safety Boots
  • This online store where customers can purchase trade quality painting gear and equipment online
  • Importers of the Belgium made popular HPX Tapes and Films
  • Wellington agents for Aalto and Procoat Paints
  • Stockists of Master Diesel Heaters and Remington Dehumidifiers, along with a large range of BE Industrial fans and infrared heaters