Bridon Cookes Ropes

Bridon Cookes Ropes

Bridon Cookes Supplier Of Ropes And Fishing Gear to NZ for Over A Hundred Years 

Cookes is the name at the very heart of how this country was built: our products have been doing New Zealand’s heavy lifting, hauling, hoisting, trawling, digging (and more) for over a century.

As part of the Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group we are a world leading wire and fibre rope technology company.

We offer industrial services, knowledge and expertise through a network of branches and trade showrooms throughout New Zealand.

If you’re looking for lifting and rigging equipment, wire rope, load restraint products, height safety equipment or marine products for use in a wide range of industries,Cookes will supply it. 

World’s best industrial brands

We are exclusive agents for Garware wall nets, DSR rope, Dynamica rope, Morenot and Marinmax fishing equipment and Nitto Seimo knotless netting.

Only Cookes can offer you such a choice of industrial brands sourced directly from the manufacturers.

Leaders in Net Making.

With two of the leading net making facilities in New Zealand based in Timaru and Nelson we can offer supply and repair of both new and used fishing aquaculture nets. Our partnership with Garware Wall net makers places us at the forefront of net supply in the South Pacific offering leading technology in both trawl and aquaculture applications.

We are problem solvers Nationwide, our people collectively have the knowledge and experience that spans years of service; you benefit from that every day.

No matter the industry you are in - marine, construction, logging, agriculture - if you have a problem - we have the ability to solve it.That means better performance and profitability for your business.

Health and safety come first.

Our business revolves around the use and support of industrial machinery, where any unsafe practice can lead to serious harm, so safety always comes first.

Whether we’re manufacturing, testing, certifying or supplying, health and safety is paramount for our employees, contractors, visitors and customers. As a manufacturer, we rigidly adhere to all the requirements for a safe workplace and monitor our practices to ensure constant improvement. We are experts in ensuring that whatever equipment you use, it’s fit for purpose, with our inhouse and mobile load testing, non-destructive testing and specialist rigging services.

Quality Assured Since 1992 Cookes has held its accreditation for ISO 9001.

This means our quality, service and products have been independently certified and found to be amongst the best in the world. This is highlighted by our continuous improvement of our systems and customer service.

We’re thrilled to announce that we are now part of the Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group ( - the world’s premier supplier of mission-critical advanced cords and ropes.

In line with the changes we are returning to the Cookes name - one of New Zealand’s most dependable and recognised brands for over 105 years. We want to assure you that it is business as usual and we will continue to trade as normal, with our absolute focus on providing you with the very best quality products and services that you know us for.

As part of the Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group, our purpose is to create value for you by leveraging our combined expertise, portfolio, scale and global reach. We will intensify our efforts to provide you with the best performing rope products, accelerated innovation programs and excellent services. We have the ambition to exceed your expectations and become the partner that best understands and satisfies your needs.

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