Poster Tube Boxes

  Where to buy Poster Boxes?  Shardlows Packaging. With our new Poster Tube boxes you can safely ship out important documents, artwork and posters.  Made from a strong and durable stock card and custom printed with Do Not Crush labelling on the exterior, you can be sure that your important documents are safely contained in … Continued

Natural Clear Cellulose Packaging Tape

Cellulose Packaging tape is made from a biodegradable cellulose film with a natural rubber adhesive.  The cardboard core is also made from recycled pulp.  Cellulose is a plant based product and is 100% biodegradable.  Natural cellulose packaging tape sticks well to recycled cartons and is a great general purpose packaging tape. Shardlows Packaging sells two … Continued

Custom Printed Promotional Products

We recently printed a range of promotional products for Ferrymead Bays Football Club.  Shardlows Packaging is a proud supporter of local Ferrymead Bays Football Club. We printed a simple but effective boot bag in navy blue with a bold white Ferrymead Bays logo.  Perfect for throwing dirty football boots into after the game or for … Continued

Recycled Brown Kraft Diecut Boxes

We have a range of recycled brown kraft diecut boxes which are great for packaging many different sized products.  These boxes have been really popular lately with the rise of the Online Retail Business and people shipping their products all over the country. These boxes come flat and are very simple to put together.  There … Continued

Compostable Stand Up Pouches

We now stock a range of compostable stand up pouches.  These are a self seal, waterproof pouch, ideal for liquids, powders, grains, coffee, nuts etc.  Approved for food use and certified as home compostable. These bags are made from kraft paper and lined with a certified compostable PLA. They come with or without a window … Continued


Shardlows Packaging has the widest range of stock cartons in the South Island.  We carry all our stock sizes on the shelf and sell as little as little one single carton up to as many as you require.  Discounts are available at different quantity breaks. We can arrange the manufacture of custom sizes and custom … Continued

New Range of TC Paper Carry Bags

We are now stocking a new range of paper twist carry bags.  This range is more competitively priced and is available in three sizes and also a heavy duty bag, like the ones used in your local supermarket.  All sizes come conveniently packed in packs of 50’s or available in full cartons. They are recyclable … Continued

COVID-19 – Essential Business

Well we are nearly out of Level 4 lock down and heading into Level 3 next week. Shardlow’s has been lucky enough to be able to trade during the Level 4 period as we are suppliers into the food manufacturing and health industries.  The first week was pretty quiet but slowly the business started picking … Continued

Meto Eagle Pricing Guns

If you need to label your products with prices, dates or codes, you will need a good quality hand label machine.  Meto brand are a good quality label gun that we stock.  They are available in single line models ie just printing 1 line of numbers or letters or a combination of both.  The basic … Continued

Paper or Plastics – the arguments for and against

Here is an article from the Packaging-360 newsletter from Germany with a few interesting facts about paper and plastic packaging and the need for investing more in the recycling of both products.  Paper is not always the right solution and if we had the facilities for plastic recycling then plastic would be a better option … Continued