Welcome to the Read Bros Hardware online store!

Experience you can trust
Founded on service

Dive & Marine

Five Generations, One Store

Read Brothers Hardware has been around since 1867, looking after the ever-changing hardware needs of Thames and the Coromandel. With five generations and 155 years of knowledge behind us, chances are we’ll know what you’re looking for. Read more…

John Read

Arthur Read

Alan Read

Stuart Read

John Read

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Tell us your story

Every so often we have someone visit the store who has a story about a shopping experience years or even decades ago. We loving hearing these and invite you to share your stor (or your parents or grandparents) and become part of our history.


Just ask

The independent nature of our business means we don’t make compromises on the level of service we provide. Yes, we can sell you one bolt if that is all you need. Just ask!

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