We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of protective, fireproofing, flooring and marine coatings. We serve the local New Zealand Market and the Pacific/Indian Oceans, with offices and support personnel strategically placed throughout.

We proudly hold the exclusive licences for some of the best internationally recognised coatings available, and are proud to be able to bring these high performing brands to the local markets:


We also have our own pleasure marine paint brand; Altex Yacht & Boat Paint.


  • Mild Steel
  • Galvanised Steel
  • Wood
  • Concrete
  • Fibreglass
  • Aluminium


OUR MARKETS (but not limited to):

With an emphasis on regulations, health & safety and environmental concerns, backed by our extensive technical support and R&D divisions, you can trust your business is in good hands.

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Join Us at the Auckland On Water Boat Show 2016

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2016 marks the annual running of the Auckland On Water Boat Show, and Altex Yacht and Boat Paint are once again proud to be a part of it. Come and visit us at stand 102 in the Main Pavilion, to view our latest products and receive expert advice on painting and maintaining your boat. The … Continue reading "Join Us at the Auckland On Water Boat Show 2016"

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Locations & Contacts

Altex Coatings has manufacturing plants in Tauranga, New Zealand. Depots are strategically throughout the country. We also service many other Pacific locations including Australia, Pacific Islands and the Indian Ocean.

News and Press

Introducing Coastal Copper®: Economic Performance Antifouling

Due to high demand from boat owners seeking an effective, yet economic antifouling for shorter slipping times – Altex Yacht & Boat Paint are pleased to announce the launch of Coastal Copper®. Coastal Copper® is the latest addition to Altex Yacht & Boat Paint’s antifouling product range, designed for pleasure marine applications, where economy is … Continue reading "Introducing Coastal Copper®: Economic Performance Antifouling"

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Major apartment fire hazards revealed

As repair work advances in the leaky building saga, breaches of fire safety rules are showing up as a hidden issue. This article published by the New Zealand Herald October 2015, provides a good insight into the full magnitude of the situation. For complete article click on Read More. NZ Herald Article

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Passive protection facing active crisis

Where there’s smoke there’s fire the old adage goes, but smoke is a potential killer and spoiler of goods and property, moving rapidly to find gaps in walls, ceilings and compromised or poorly built passive fire protection systems encouraging flames when they should be contained.

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