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Getting It Done! Storage New Zealand

August 01, 2023 by Antone Boustani

When does the past become the past? When does the present end? We are sometimes so focussed in overcoming past issues we don’t focus on the present. The opposite is also true, we get so worked up in planning for tomorrow we forget to handle the problems of the day or worse we miss out on the good times worrying. 

Think of your home. We want to have a clean well maintained presentable room in a nice place. We get so busy with work or kids that sometimes keeping organised is tough. Likewise if you have a business, we get so run down with the day to day running of the business that we sometimes drown in all the paper work or logistics. 
Having a mountain of personal belongings or a mountain of stock in the place you spend the most time is a headache, clutter makes it difficult to have a clear mind! 

An option to address this issue is to get a bigger place to live or a bigger shop / factory to work from. The big barrier here is cost. Who can afford more rent or to buy a bigger home. Rent for factories or shop space is a major commitment with leases being a scary legal obligation.

The best option is to find a Storage space to de-clutter your life. Self storage Operators have individual storage spaces in varying sizes that will suit your individual needs. The concern is no one want to sign a lease. There is a place where there is no lease, easy access, large variety of sizes, and is clean. Use a space at Kennards Self Storage. Kennards Self Storage has 10 locations in New Zealand and offers a wide variety of Storage solutions. Kennards Self Storage has been around for decades so it is good to know you can store with the people you can trust and the people that care!! 

Don’t know much about Storage or have not used Storage previously? We have got you covered. Did you know we provide the following?

Moving Boxes
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Packing boxes?
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When you do a Google search for packing boxes you find that a lot of people out there are looking for information for the humble box. We all know that a box has 4 walls a top and a bottom but that’s not all there is to it. You tend not to need to know about boxes until you need boxes.

Your search begins online, and you end up at a place that sells boxes. It is easy to find yourself in a long aisle looking at boxes and bubble wrap and realising they all look the same. You can wait and hope that someone will walk by that can help you choose. When no one turns up you buy what you think is the correct box and you end up with the wrong box sometimes.

You then have to go back to the place you bought them, wait in a long line to get a refund or store credit.
It does not have to be this way. Instead of going to a place that sells packing boxes as well as 500 other types of hardware or software you can go to a place that specialises in packing items.

Kennards Self Storage is such a place. Kennards Storage team members are trained to be box specialists. Our knowledge and just as importantly experience with boxes and packing boxes is unmatched. Kennards Self Storage also offers Storage spaces for rent. This means we actually know what boxes are used for and where they end up. We care that you buy the correct item because we know the end game. Even better we buy back boxes weather they are used or new. Try doing that somewhere else and see the look on their faces. You can buy a box from Mt Eden and move to Tauranga and return the box at our centre there and we will buy it back off you if it’s still in decent condition, and that is if the box is used. If it’s unused our team at Tauranga will refund you the same amount you spent in Mt Eden.

Our team are passionate about all our customers that need storage or packaging items. You will walk in or call the centre, and someone will actually talk to you and give you the time to help you with your questions, we will also make recommendations. Different items go into different boxes. Our team members will help you with this.
Our team members will also provide assistance in loading the cardboard boxes into your vehicle. No waiting, No fuss and no bad decisions. If you buy more than you need, we refund. We have even helped customers to make the boxes easy to carry if you are catching a bus.

Kennards Self Storage is one of the remaining places that takes pride in personal Customer Service. We stand by this, see what other have to say and look at our Google Reviews. We want and appreciate your business, so we want to help you get what you need.

Kennards Self Storage boxes will get the job done. Our expertise means you will have the knowledge to buy the correct box. Packing some glass, we will show you the Crockery Box. Packing some files, we will show you the Archive Box. We have over 20 options. Need to buy some cost-effective boxes we will show you our used boxes. Our boxes are that durable that we think they can be used multiple times, so much so that we will do a buy back of boxes when bought new.

Lockers NZ
One cubic metre doesn’t sound like much, but you’d be surprised how much you can squeeze into a space that size.

Learn more here about storage lockers and if they’re the right fit for you.

Whether you need space to store extra household items or a convenient spot to keep business supplies, a storage locker may be all you need to find the peace of mind and ease of access you're looking for.
Storage unit? Storage locker? Believe it or not, these are two separate storage solutions. When people think of self-storage, the image of a traditional storage unit likely comes to mind. Ranging in size from 5′ x 5′ to 10′ x 30′ (or even larger), storage units are excellent for storing bigger items such as bulky furniture or vehicles. But if you live in a large city where living space is limited or your storage needs aren't as robust, a storage locker is a great alternative to consider.

Why Consider a Storage Locker?
•    Unlike a traditional storage unit, a storage locker is a smaller option used to store items that you need to access more easily without sifting through an oversized unit.
•    Due to smaller size, lockers can be more cost effective.
•    Storage lockers can be easier to organize because of their smaller size.

Additionally, because of their size, storage lockers typically are stacked on top of each other within self-storage facilities.

Wine Storage
Kennards Storage offers wine cellaring for all your needs whether its business or pleasure. We have one of the best wine cellars in New Zealand. Kennards Self Storage understands the best way to preserve wine and the best temp for wine fridges. 

We currently accommodate many businesses such as bottle shops, spirit companies and as well as winetasters. For any business-related meetings, we have private office for you to use free of charge and to make easier to transport your wine we have van to rent on hourly rate. 

Our services are there to make it as easy as possible to store your wine. Soon as you drive in our undercover parking, we have trolleys waiting for you to use to take your wine to your unit. Before entering you use personal 6-digit pin code to enter wine cellar, which is temperature and humid controlled, for your piece of mind there are indicators for this. We also offer extended hours for wine customer to go to their storage as you never know when you need a bottle of wine.

Business Storage
Kennards Self Storage has your business storage covered with:
• Contactless operation
• Cost-saving benefits – only pay for the time you need.
• Variety of sizes from lockers to mini warehouses
• No lock-in contracts
• Complimentary moving equipment onsite (including walk-behind forklifts)
• All unused rent credited back on vacate.

It is not uncommon for a business to call and request additional space for a few weeks as they work through a new campaign, promotion or project. Once they have finished all unused rent is credited back.

In tough times large, decentralised businesses are realising the value of an old adage. “Don’t pay office rents for storage”. Appreciating the value of leasing smaller retail or office spaces or not having one at all is proving far more advantageous with the cost efficiencies that are self-storage. This has allowed them to keep things moving which has seen many businesses continue to operate safely and securely.

The nature of our business means we can run a contactless operation. Our customers lock the unit and keep the key.

Whether your business needs one storage unit, would like to decentralise or reduce storage suppliers, Kennards Self Storage has a range of products and services to use to help your business.

Kennards Self Storage has easy access individual storage spaces that are accessible 24 hours a day and there are over 10 Centres in the North Island, so there is one close to you!! So Storage Auckland? Storage Tauranga? Storage Palmerston North? Storage Wellington? We’ve got you covered!

Log on to and you will easily find your local Kennards Self Storage.

You will also find moving boxes and storage unit prices. There are a lot of cheap storage solutions out there but ask yourself are you getting bang for your buck.

Kennards Self Storage has alarmed spaces. Back to base CCTV Monitoring and no lock in leases,
Kennards Storage prices are fair and transparent. The website has prices easily viewed for every type of size needed. Prices are simply affected by supply and demand. Renting one is as easy as clicking the keyboard a couple of times. We will even cover your insurance for the first month to the value of $30,000. NZ Storage prices start at $30 per month for a 1 metre by 1 metre locker. We can even rent you some storage shelves for your storage unit to help you maximise the use of your space!

Kennards Self Storage are the people that care.


Antone Boustani

Antone joined the Kennards Self Storage in 2012 as a Team Support Manager. Progressing to the roles of NSW Rostering Co-ordinator and Waterloo Centre manager led to the position of NSW Operations Manager in 2019. Antone has gained leadership skills at previous roles as a Manager at KFC and Decorug and did run his own business a Deli / Fruit shop called Naremburn Natural. He loves that we are the people that care and how that is achieved through procedures that enable our teams to offer great customer service. He is invested in improving himself and the team around him and believes that doing what you love is the key. Outside work Antone loves travelling overseas as much as getting on the open road and you can find him watching any type of sport but especially cricket.

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