Solid Fuel Heating Appliance Manufacture, Retail, Installation & Servicing,


The Association is dedicated to providing the solid fuel home heating industry professional development, advocacy and advice for the purpose of promoting renewable and sustainable sources of energy.

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.

Wood is Good

  • 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.
 Contrary to the notations made on the Standards NZ website, the AS/NZS 2918:2001 has not been superseded by AS/NZS 2918:2018.
MBIE advises that AS/NZS 2918:2001 will remain current until AS/NZS 2918:2018 is cited by C/AS1.  MBIE has also advised that AS/NZS2918:2018 will not likely be cited in 2019