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STIHL NZ COVID-19 Update

As you will have heard in the Prime Minister's announcement, New Zealand has now moved to a COVID-19 Alert Level 3 and will move to Alert Level 4 within 24 hours. STIHL SHOP will be doing our part to help contain COVID-19 to protect our Staff, Customers and the wider New Zealand community.

All our stores will be closed from Thursday 26 March. Please see the list below for our store closing times on Wednesday 25 March 2020. Be aware some stores have already closed as specified. For a list of store closing times and information on online orders click here

Please feel free to contact us as usual at customerservice@stihl.co.nz with comments or questions.

We expect to be busier than normal on Wednesday so if you are coming into store please be patient with our Team who will serve you as quickly and safely as possible. As always the health and safety of our Staff and Customers is vital so please continue to maintain the good hygiene and social distancing recommendations from the Ministry of Health.

We understand that this is a challenging and uncertain time for everyone. We appreciate your patience and your support.

Your STIHL Team.

Young Farmer of the Year

Young Farmer of the Year

With several years for STIHL now under the belt, all eyes were on Hawkes' Bay to find out who would be victorious in this extremely difficult challenge to win the honour of being not only FMG Young Farmer of the Year in 2019, but taking home the extensive STIHL prize packages that supports our sponsorship of this event. 50 times a new Young Farmer has donned the Cloak of Knowledge who was going to be the 51st?

2019 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship in Prague

2019 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship in Prague

The very best woodchopping and sawing athletes in the world are heading to Prague, as the Czech capital is the host city for the 2019 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship. The event will take place on 1st and 2nd November, at the iconic Industrial Palace, and promises to deliver a spectacular weekend of high-octane, edge-of-your-seat action.

STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship 2019

STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® World Championship 2019

New Zealand's Chris Lord was today crowned the 2019 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Rookie World Champion, winning the title by the finest of margins at the stunning Tjolöholm Castle in Sweden. In an enthralling contest, Lord finished joint top of the overall standings, locked on 32 points with Australia's Josh Bakes as the southern hemisphere pair dominated the final three disciplines of the competition.

STIHL celebrates 90th anniversary with family fete for active and former staff

STIHL celebrates 90th anniversary with family fete for active and former staff

The family-owned STIHL company celebrated its 90th anniversary on July 16 with over 8,000 guests. The active staff and their families as well as company retirees were invited to the family fete at the founding company in Waiblingen-Neustadt.

Commitment to sustainability and environmental protection: STIHL inaugurates combined heat and power station

Commitment to sustainability and environmental protection: STIHL inaugurates combined heat and power station

STIHL inaugurated its own combined heat and power station (CHP) at Plant 2 in Waiblingen-Neustadt on June 9 and thus implemented one of the company's most innovative energy concepts.
STIHL secures a minority stake in Globe Tools

STIHL secures a minority stake in Globe Tools

The STIHL Group has acquired substantial a minority share of the Globe Tools Group – a successful manufacturer of corded and cordless outdoor power tools under the Greenworks brand.