Services & Facilities


Manawatu Cold Storage is situated on a large site on Kawakawa Road, 3 minutes from Feilding and 16 minutes form Palmerston North. We’ve been in this location since 1975 which has given us over 40 years experience in managing the daily challenges of perishable products arriving and leaving. Our team runs like a well-oiled machine.

Our premises are well equipped to manage frequent truck arrivals and multiple stock loading and unloading. We have:

3 x blast freezers,
each with 32MT capacity.


Export logistics

12,000 pallet

ambient to -20°C
temperature range

For large and
small customers

Hand Picking, sorting
and scanning



We provide cool, cold & chilled storage for meat, dairy, fruit & vegetables, pharmaceuticals, pet food and fresh flowers

We work with a variety of customers, from large exporters and importers to small local distributors.

Ministry for Primary Industries certified, meeting all New Zealand and International food safety requirements.

Approved New Zealand Customs - Secure exports scheme membership

Approved storage facility for EU, China and USA exports.

All logos, documentation and certification for export markets

Member of the Cold Storage Association of New Zealand

Temperature range is from ambient to -20

Storage capacity is 12,000 pallets

We can gear up for seasonal spikes or loads, with a pool of casual staff on call to help manage peak times.

Quality control. At Manawatu Cold Storage ‘your product is precious’ whatever size customer you are and whatever service you need. We understand the pressure of buying and selling perishable products and are vigilant about storing your product at the optimum temperature. Manawatu Cold Storage has a contracted Training and Compliance manager.

We are highly experienced with distributing goods throughout New Zealand and around the world. We have excellent working relationships with NZ Customs, Toll, KiwiRailand NZ trucking companies.

100% commitment to delivering for our customers. In our industry no two days are the same and despite meticulous planning we know that it’s our attitude to managing the challenges on the day that make the difference.

Outstanding inventory management. We offer responsive, personalised stock management and access. Your stock is available where and when you need it, even at short notice.

We enjoy having customers of all sizes and volumes, national and local. We work with large complex companies and also one-man-businesses.

7 storage rooms, ranging from ambient to -20°.

We’re open from 7am to 3.30, and are available outside these hours, where practical, to suit customers needs -by arrangement, of course.

Areas for long term and short term storage, seasonal storage, and for any size customer -large or small.

Areas for sorting, hand picking and weight listing.