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.
The Rockshop Digital Megastore is New Zealand’s premier music technology shop. As the most recent addition to Karangahape Road’s specialist Rockshops, it boasts the largest range of hi-tech gear in the country, supported by highly skilled staff to help you with all your questions. Audio engineers, DJ’s, live performers, synthesiser nuts, Rockshop Digital’s staff are all industry professionals happy to offer their advice.
No matter what your expertise level or budget, the Digital Megastore has the gear you need. Home audio to professional audio equipment, learner keyboards to stage pianos, portable speakers to club systems, synthesisers to DJ controllers, we have the best brands in the business.
We pride ourselves on letting customers experience our products first hand. Do you want to buy a Nord keyboard? Come see whether you like weighted keys or their waterfall action. Looking to be a DJ? Immerse yourself in our Traktor and Serato setups. Wondering if the Mackie PA speakers you are thinking about are loud enough for the gig? Come have a listen and see for yourself. We arm our customers with the knowledge to be confident in their purchases and leave with the best solution for their needs.
Drop in and visit the team today!
Check out our new 360 degree store view on Google Maps here http://lnk.rockshop.nz/RockshopDigital
One of our newer stores 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, Sammy Davis and his 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, and, there is KBB Music store right next door for all your classical needs.
The Northwest Rockshop is the latest and greatest of our stores. Opened in October 2015, we are located in the Northwest Shopping Centre just off the end of the Northwestern Motorway.
The Northwest region is one of Auckland’s biggest growth areas, and the Northwest Rockshop has all the brands you know, at the prices that you’ll love. For all your brass, woodwind and orchestral needs, the Northwest Rockshop features a KBB Music section.
Our staff members have a wide instrument and equipment knowledge base between them, ranging from guitars to hitech to orchestral and everything in between. Whether it be for a beginner or a pro user, out staff are here to help you.
For the best parking and access to our store, head to the western end of the level 1 car park. A convenient ramp and stairway will lead you straight to our store.
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.
Situated inside KBB Music Epsom store, we have a mini-Rockshop store offering the same top brands and same top service as our other Rockshop branches nation-wide making this a one stop shop for all of your musical needs.
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.
Opening on Monday 11th November 2013, Manukau Rockshop presents the next generation of Rockshop stores.
Filled with all of your favourite brands and top sellers, Manukau Rockshop offers musical instruments from many manufacturers not previously available in South Auckland.
With a team with expert local knowledge fronted by Branch Manager Grahame Narbey, Manukau Rockshop is now open to serve the musical needs of South Auckland.
The Whangarei Rockshop opened in November 2007 which was a welcome addition to the lack of music retail in town. This brought premium brands and advice to the Whangarei musical community.
The store is located in the centre of town on John Street and is open 6 days a week.
We have 3 staff members, all with extensive experience in music gear from either playing in bands for years, studying sound or running home studios.
The store is 280 square meters and is always full of great gear for everyone, from the very beginner to the most advanced user.
We pride ourselves in being good problem solvers. No question is too weird or too hard to answer. If we don’t have the answer you need we will find it.
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.
Open Mon to Sat with Sunday ordering online available.
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 Rockshop 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 Rockshop 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 about 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 more 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.
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
In November 2013 the store expanded into the adjacent building allowing our sister company KBB Music to exist in the same building as ours. Rockshop Christchurch also extended it's floorspace making room for a wider selection of just about everything that makes the Rockshop great. More PA, more drums, more guitars, more basses, more keyboards, and a wall of ukeleles!
Rockshop and KBB Music are still situated opposite the well known Dressmart mall and The Hub which is Hornby's massive mall complex.
There is plenty of parking with close to 30 parks in and around the store.
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.