The first Rockshop opened originally at 76 Karangahape Road, Auckland in 1986. By ordering and supplying key brands at great prices it set the music scene on fire.
The Guitar Department is now situated at 100 K Road. As the shop surged from strength to strength, it eventually out grew it’s premises at 100K Road and spread into 76, 78, 94, and 98 K Road - these stores now make up Auckland Drumshop, Auckland Bassshop, Auckland Digital and Auckland DJPA.
Having specialist stores has allowed the original Auckland Rockshop to expand it’s extensive selection of electric and acoustic guitars, and all their accessories. Pay n Display street parking is available as far as the eye can see, and parks are available right at the front door.
Established in June 2007, the Auckland Bass Shop is the first and only bass specialty retail store in New Zealand.
A success story in its own right, has become an integral part of operations on the K Road Rockshop block, offering leading brand products from around the world and support to our loyal customers and to all other stores in the Rockshop chain.
Always welcoming to new customers and clients, a warm greeting always awaits you at the Bass shop.
Rockshop Digital is your one stop shop for Computer Music related equipment with the widest range of audio interfaces, MIDI controllers & software in New Zealand. Brands always in store include M-Audio, Digidesign, Novation, Akai Professional, Native Instruments, Ableton & Propellerhead.
Rockshop Digital is also an Authorized Apple Reseller and specialize in customized Apple Mac Music setups
This is complimented by a huge range of keyboards ranging from home keyboards by the likes of Casio, synthesizers by the likes of Moog & Nord, to digital & stage pianos by Roland.
Rockshop Digital also has an extensive range of Rode recording microphones offering a model for almost any recording situation.
Friendly and highly skilled staff will assist you in your purchasing decision with extensive product knowledge and after sales support.
The DJPA Store offers the widest range of DJ Equipment in any store in NZ. From turntables, CD players & mixers, to Digital DJ systems, headphones & road cases, the knowledgeable staff will be able to cater for all DJ’s technical needs.
Brands always in store include Numark, Stanton, Native Instruments, Rane, Serato, Pioneer & Technics.
As the name would suggest, the store also has a large PA showroom with a large range of brands & models available for demonstration.
Ranging from passive speakers by Cerwin Vega, Tapco & JBL, to high-powered active systems by Mackie, db Technologies & RCF.
The store also has an extensive range of live microphones and accessories from all leading brands like Audix USA, Rode, AKG, Sennheiser & Shure.
All of this is backed up by an extensive range of stands, cases & accessories.
The hottest newest store of the Rockshop chain extends our Auckland supply and coverage to the good people of Albany and North Auckland.
Boasting an impressive selection of our greatest brands and a large selection of KBB Music equipment , the new Albany Rockshop will certainly have something for everyone.
Headed up by one of our senior Managers, Jak Stone and her team looking forward to seeing you in store soon.
The Takapuna Rockshop opened on the Northshore in 1996 in central Takapuna before relocating in 2001 to its present site in Anzac street.
The Takapuna Rockshop is one of the most patronized of the Auckland Rockshop’s offering good parking and easy access to Auckland’s motorway on/off ramps.
The store has a comprehensive range of products and staff who are passionate about music and assisting customers in making informed decisions.
Located at 379 Great North Road, the heart of the West Auckland shopping district the Henderson Rockshop has flourished greatly over the six years since it’s opening.
Knowledgeable staff and great customer service have earned the shop an enviable reputation in the West Auckland community as a friendly retreat for all musical supplies and advice.
After heavy renovations in early 2009, the 246sqm Henderson Rockshop is ready to serve further generations of musicians for many more years to come.
Sylvia Park is the largest mall in New Zealand at present.
Our 7-day-a-week store caters for all clients from the lifestyle/recreational musician, families through to the seasoned professional.
Botany Rockshop has moved next door from it’s old location.
With a much bigger and brighter store we are able to provide more products to our customers.
On top of that we have introduced the KBB Music name into the store for all your Orchestral, Brass & Woodwind needs.
The Botany Rockshop opened as part of the Botany Downs Town Centre mall on 6th Oct 2001 and is located behind Whitcoulls and beside the Cock n Bull. We are a friendly family store with an all round selection of great brands, products and great advice. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned professional, we're here to help..
The 160sqm store has close access to carparking as well as a loading zone to conveniently load your purchases in.
As we are part of the mall we are open late nights on Thursday and Friday, and other special times as per the mall hours.
The Whangarei Rockshop opened in November 2007 to serve the population north of Auckland.
Since opening, the branch has gone from strength to strength securing a large customer base and supplying the North with the gear that they needed.
The staff are all local and have been part of the music scene in Whangarei for a number of years and can offer professional advice with excellent customer service.
We opened our doors to the public in 2004 and are proud to have one of the most impressive displays and ranges of musical equipment in town.
Formally located in the NZI Building on Spring street, the Tauranga store moved to new, larger premises on the corner ofDurham & Elizabeth Sts - opp Dick Smiths, in Oct 2009. Doubling (nearly tripling) the floorspace with a far better layout means more stock and an unprecedented selection for the Tauranga Community.
Come in and check out our “Hi-End Guitar" room featuring Gibson, Fender, Gretsch, ESP and a lot of boutique Valve amps to dream over.
We also offer a full in store repair service for all your musical equipment.
The Rockshop came to Rotorua in 2004 with the first store located in Hinemoa Street. After a few years the branch had completely out grown the building and we were bursting at the seams. In March 2009 we moved to a 380m2 modern, well stocked and spacious shop located on Eruera Street.
The new shop is twice the size of our old store and Eruera Street offers easy parking yet it’s still in the heart of the CBD. Our friendly staff are all experienced and competent musicians who are passionate about serving customers to the highest standard so that they can make the very best buying decisions.
Opened in August, 1999.
Originally the Barton Street store was divided and shared with Piano City until the companies merged and the wall between the two shops was bought down in August 2007 making the shop into an impressive world class open plan retail space.
The Hamilton Rockshop started trading 7 days in April 2008 and is opened Statutory Holidays as well.
The New Plymouth Rock Shop opened on the 18th of April, 2005. The store is located in the heart of the New Plymouth Downtown shopping district, with ample parking in front of the building. New Plymouth is a thriving musical community bustling with all year round activities. Festival of the Lights, Parihaka Peace Festival, WOMAD, G-Taranaki International Guitar Festival, Festival of the Arts, the list goes on…
The New Plymouth Rock Shop is proudly involved with all these festivals and the store has become the hub of the local musical community. We are the major sponsor of the very successful New Plymouth Singer/Songwriters evening, a regular local event that has become a major attraction in New Plymouth. We also offer regular Workshops on topics as varied as Finger-style Guitar, How to play Drums and/or Bass and How to use Recording gear.
We have over 300 square meters of floor space crammed full of great brands and four full time staff who are all consummate professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and know-how to the area.
Welcome to sunny Hawkes Bay, Art Deco capital of the world and also home to the Napier Rockshop since September 2006.
Located in Dickens Street, Napier Rockshop is a 500 square metre store full of renowned instruments for your pleasure. Run by musicians for musicians, this store is backed up by professional staff here to serve and provide any information you may need.
Napier Rockshop is highly committed to local music, schools and churches and can quote on business operations as well as domestic applications
In the heart of Hawkes Bay wine country.
Situated along Heretaunga Street West, and at 290 square metres floorspace Hastings Rockshop is packed to the gunnels with all your favourite brands.
We can cater from the most experienced of musicians to those just beginning, to schools and churches for all your musical needs.
We provide quotes, onsite visits and professional advice for all installations and queries.
Palmerston North Rockshop can be found on the South West corner of the square just down from the City Council building.
We carry an awesome range of instruments, amplifiers, keyboards, brass, PA equipment and drums.
We carry a large range of Hitech gear as well and do restrings and instrument and gear repairs.
We have awesome staff and are the biggest music retailer in the Manawatu.
We provide to a large area and welcome phone calls re gear enquiries if you are coming to town and want to try something out. Give us a call no matter what you are looking for, we will help you find it. We do school orders and insurance quotes as well.
Currently located at 40 Cuba St, Welington. For two decades the Wellington Rockshop was situated in Manners Mall but has now moved around the corner. It was the third Rockshop to open its doors in New Zealand.
With a central city location, it has great accessibility and puts you in the heart of the best shopping district in the capital. You'll find the biggest range of musical instruments & accessories in town. We’ve got something for everyone. From cheap and cheerful to professional product, we can help you find just what you’re looking for. So come in and talk to our friendly and very experienced staff, you’re guaranteed service with a smile.
Lower Hutt Rockshop opened its doors in 2005 on Dudley St, providing a convenient option to locals not wanting to venture all the way into Wellington. Customers enjoy access to plenty of parking in the CBD and a little more laid back shopping experience. Lower Hutt has become a shopping destination for the lower North Island.
At the hub of the CBD is Westfield Mall Queensgate, with m<ore than 125 retailers, 350,000 products and over 3,000 brands.
In September of 2011 Lower Hutt Rockshop relocated to 1 Margaret Street. The new custom-fit store has more instruments and stock, and looks amazing!
The Nelson Rockshop will open on 28th July 2010 to serve Nelson and the greater Marlborough Region.
The store is a large format store (over 400sqm) stocking a diverse range of rock n roll equipment as well as brass, woodwind and hitech DJ PA digital equipment.
Headed up by 20yr Christchurch Rockshop veteran, Brent Frampton and two local staff, the Nelson store can cater for all your musical equipment, care and repair, and sound installation needs.
7th June 2012 - The Hornby store is open today.
The Hornby Store opened on the 28th March 2011 as a result of the main Christchurch store being closed by the earthquake on Feb 22nd 2011
Whilst it's a smaller format store, it's still packed to the roof with all the brands that we know and love - and it's situated opposite the well known Dressmart and The Hub which is Hornby's massive mall complex.
Nestled between Feathers n Fur pet store, and Hairy Lemon Web Developers.
The Dunedin Rockshop was opened in 1993 in a small shop in Filleul Street Dunedin then was relocated in 1997 to 67 St Andrew Street, the new split level open plan retail space enabled a far wider range of stock to be displayed, including a specialist acoustic room housing just acoustic guitars.
Dunedin can be proud to have it’s own Rockshop staffed by musicians giving expert friendly advice to the greater Dunedin area.