Metro Wood Fires - Trusted, reliable heat for your home

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TRUSTED, RELIABLE HEAT

Welcome natural warmth and comfort into your home with Metrofires

Keeping warm is a basic need that we all share, and the ambience, natural warmth and comfort of a flickering fire is the perfect way to keep your home warm, dry and healthy.

Metro fires was born in rural Taranaki back in the mid-90’s, by Peter Butler working from the garage of the family home.

Peter saw an opportunity to develop a range of stylish, well-built, high performing wood fires which would set the market on fire. Development of the very first Metro proved to be a success and quickly the brand started to grow. Instant demand set in, allowing the range to rapidly expand from a single model to the 27 models that are featured in this years range.

Metro, as a company, continues to grow and build on Peter’s legacy with the same passion, drive and ethics. We are dedicated wood fire specialists and pride ourselves on using the highest quality materials, workmanship and the very latest manufacturing techniques. We are also proud to support local industry and New Zealand’s future by continuing to design and manufacture our wood fires right here in New Zealand.

Our continued focus on research and development, coupled with our product design & innovation saw us acknowledged at New Zealand’s BEST Awards where we received the Sustainable Product Design & Consumer Awards. Receiving these awards reinforces our commitment to deliver quality NZ made wood fires to Kiwi homes providing many years of warmth and service.

While we specialise in wood fire development, we also provide the complete home heating solution with our extensive range of complimentary heating products. From our unique Metro ECO flue systems, wetbacks and heat transfer systems, to our range of floor protectors (hearths), child guards and heating accessories.

Welcome natural warmth and comfort into your home. Thank you for choosing Metro fires.

Clean air approved models

11-20kW peak outputs for heating up to 220m2

Wetback options

Suitable for homes with good insulation levels

Wide range of colours and finishes available

Clean air approved and LTD models (rural)

11-24kW peak outputs for heating up to 280m2

Wetback options

Ideal for less insulated homes and/or open plan

Flat radiant cooktops on all models

Clean air approved and LTD models (rural)

15-20kW peak outputs for heating up to 220m2

Wetback options

Install into masonry chimney or timber framed cavity

Wide range of fascia colours and finishes

Flat radiant cooktops on all models

11-24kW peak outputs for heating up to 280m2

Wetback options

Longer burning capability

Flat radiant cooktops on all freestanding models

Over 27 models

A comprehensive range of clean air approved and LTD wood fires to suit both urban and rural homes.

New Zealand made

Designed and manufactured in New Zealand by a New Zealand owned and operated company.

Wetback Options

Most Metro’s can be fitted with a wetback to assist or fulfil your water heating requirements.

Heat for all homes

Metro fires are capable of heating up to 280m2. Look for this heating area icon displayed with each wood fire.

Performance +

Metro fireboxes are constructed with 6, 8 or 10mm NZ steel and firebrick lined for superior efficiency and longevity.

ECO Flue Systems

Metro ECO Flue Systems draw cooling air from the ceiling cavity or outside, not from the room the fire is heating.

Small Clearances

Minimal clearances are required to a combustible surface allowing for compact wall and corner installations.

Premium Warranty

Peace of mind with our premium 10 year firebox warranty and 1 year parts warranty on all Metro fires.

Latest news

A collection of Metrofires related articles, product updates, and the latest industry information.

4 August 2014

Creosote is a flammable and corrosive material that can build up over time on the walls of your firebox and flue system.

15 July 2014

When the recent winter storms hit the country, for Wellington woman Helen Down, it was deja vu in the dark.

31 March 2014

Increasing power costs leading into winter is a key driver for homeowners to investigate more reliable, cost effective ways to heat their homes.

16 July 2013

If the thought of this winter’s heating bill is enough to make you reach for another jersey, you’re not alone.