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Check out this HUGE 4.6m laser etched whiteboard!

Check out this HUGE 4.6m laser etched whiteboard! This is one of the largest whiteboards we have manufactured in 1 piece, and certainly the largest we have attempted to laser etch. You can imagine our designers shock when he got … Read More

*Whiteboards NZ March Sale*

We are having a HUGE sale for the end of the financial year! Check out our Specials Page *Select products only *Standard pricing applies to all other products *All prices exclude GST *Normal freight charges apply *Sale ends 31 March … Read More

Back to School for 2024

Our wonderful teachers are heading back to school for the 2024 school year. Don’t forget – if you’re ordering for your school to use our discount code found here. If you would prefer an emailed copy of our catalogue, that’s … Read More

WhiteboardsNZ Christmas and New Year Closing Times

A reminder of our closing dates for christmas and new year 2023 We will be closed on 22nd December 2023 and reopen on 10th January 2024. Thank you for your support throughout the year Have a safe and happy holiday

The Whiteboard NZ (WBNZ) School Reward Programme

The Whiteboard NZ School Reward Programme Giving back to New Zealand Schools for over 10 years. Welcome to Whiteboard [WBNZ] NZ School Rewards Programme. Previously known as the Display Products Loyalty Points Programme. Now with a new brand to make … Read More

What Is The Best Color To Paint A Projector Wall?

So, you’re thinking of trading in your projector screen for projector screen paint? That’s a great idea.

Not only are projector paints lower cost than most projector screens, they’re just as good, if not better, at creating high quality projection surfaces.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Glassboards

Contemplating installing glassboards into your office? There are a lot of things to consider.

Before adding anything it is important to make sure that this product is the right one for you.

How do you do this you may ask? We suggest checking out the advantages and disadvantages of having glassboards in your office so that you can be sure it will be the best fit for your space.

So we put together this post to help you work out if glassboards are really for you (and if they aren’t, what alternatives are there for you to consider?).

Discover Wallpapers That You Can Write On

Tired of having limited space to work on? Want to make your office more eco-friendly and reduce the amount of paper you use?

Then why not consider wallpapers that you can write on for your space?

Yes, we really mean it.

With dry erase wallpaper you can transform the way you work by increasing productivity and working more efficiently.

What Markers Should You Use on Your Whiteboard Surface ?

One of the questions we are frequently asked about regarding whiteboard surfaces is how to avoid ghosting ? So let’s focus on ghosting in this blog post : which whiteboard markers should you choose for writing on your whiteboard surface ? – whether its whiteboard paint, whiteboard wallcovering or whiteboard sheets.

How To Create An Eco Friendly Office

Are you interested in creating a more environmentally friendly office?

Having a sustainable office is not only good for the environment but also for the culture within your workspace. Your colleagues will be more conscientious and your more environmentally friendly office will be a better place to work.

Interested to learn how you can make your office more sustainable and eco friendly? Check out some of the ways you can create an environmentally friendly office below.

Whiteboards V Whiteboard Paint V Dry Erase Wallcovering

Going one step further and comparing all three products at once. We will be looking into attributes such as sizing, application, appearance and product maintenance.

This post aims to help you make an informed decision on which product will be the best option for your surface.

Stand Up Meetings V Sit Down Meetings

People have nowhere to hide. You cannot slump at a desk or concentrate on your phone or laptop while others are speaking around you.

Stand up meetings encourage positive body language, direct eye contact, and therefore stronger communications.

Turn Your Desk Into A Whiteboard Surface

Tired of cluttered desks? , Always losing important documents in the large mass of paper that gathers on it?

It doesn’t have to be that way. Why not turn your desk into a whiteboard instead?

It’s easier and much more beneficial than you think.

Everything You Need To Know About How To Paint a Projector Screen

So, you’re interested in adding a projection surface to your workspace or classroom but aren’t sure how to paint a projector screen? Then why not opt for a projector screen paint.

The first step you need to take is picking the best product for you. There are plenty of projector paints to choose from including Smart Projector Paint, Smart Projector Paint Contrast and Smart Projector Paint Pro.

Our projector paints are a great alternative to traditional projector screens. They are really beneficial to your workspace or learning environment.

Transform Your Doors Into Large Whiteboards

Are you interested in adding large whiteboards into your office? Then why not opt for whiteboard surfaces instead. They are easy to use, have no size restrictions and can be any color you want. You don’t just have to stick to walls either, transform any smooth surface into large whiteboards with Smart Whiteboard Paint. Desks, cabinets, walls and even doors.

This post will focus on how you can transform doors into large whiteboards. Find how to use them by reading below.

Magnetic Surfaces: How Strong is Magnetic Paint?

Adding a magnetic wall to your office or classroom can be really beneficial. It can aid project planning, meetings and lessons.

But different brands of magnetic paint say that they perform differently. So how can you know what to believe?

We are here to help. Below we will tell you everything you need to know about our two magnetic paints: Super Magnetic Paint and Smart Magnetic Paint. This includes how you can use each product, what you can hold up on them and most importantly how strong is magnetic paint?

Alternative Whiteboard Products For Writable Walls

It’s time to update your surface.

Are you looking to add whiteboard functionality to your office or classroom but don’t want to have to install out-of-date whiteboards?

Don’t worry there are plenty of whiteboard products to choose from. In this post we’ll discuss the high quality, functional whiteboard products available and help you decide which one is the right one for your area.

How To Create A Magnetic Surface In Your Workspace

Have you considered adding a magnetic surface to your workspace? Whether it’s an office or classroom, having a magnetic surface in your space can really change the way you work.

But with so many products available, how do you know which one to choose? The answer really depends on your needs and what product best fits them

So, in order to make your choice easier, we have included all of the products that could be of interest to you below.

Keep reading and see which option is the best one to create your magnetic surfaces with.

The Top 3 Modern Teaching Techniques

Traditional teaching methods favored a teacher-centric classroom model where students would learn and recite information back to the teacher. Traditional methods also assumed that all students were of the same intellectual ability.

Nowadays, educators are ditching these old ways and opting for more modern teaching techniques to further enhance and support every student’s needs.

They are much more focused on student engagement, encouraging collaboration and curiosity as well as adopting new technologies in the classroom.

Ways Whiteboard Walls Are Different To Whiteboards

So you want to make your very own whiteboard surface in your office or learning space, but how do you do it? Do you choose a traditional whiteboard or opt for whiteboard walls instead?

But what makes whiteboard walls different to a traditional whiteboard? Don’t they have the same functionality?

In reality both surfaces are totally different. In fact there are even a number of different products to choose from when creating whiteboard walls.

Keep reading below and check out some of the differences between whiteboards and whiteboard walls and how you can create them. You can find the best product for your meeting room, home office, classroom or any working area. Your whiteboard wall, your way.

Transform Chalkboards Into Whiteboards

Tired of the old chalkboard in your classroom or meeting room? Thinking about an upgrade? Then maybe you should consider one of the whiteboard ideas we have included below.

Unlike traditional chalkboards, whiteboard alternatives are dust free, can be any size or shape you want and can come with a 5 or 10 year guarantee.

Think this sounds interesting? Then check out some of the whiteboard ideas included below for inspiration you can use to update your walls and transform them into whiteboards.

Dry Erase Paint: What You Need To Know Before You Buy Whiteboard Paint

With a dry erase paint, like our Smart Whiteboard Paint, you can transform any smooth surface into a writable area in any size you choose.

Once you know your functionality, your next step is to buy some dry erase paint. But wait… Before you start, there are a few things you should consider before selecting a whiteboard paint. With so many different whiteboard paint products on the market, it is important to choose the product that best fits you. And one that’s safe and easy to apply.

Whiteboard Paint Vs Chalkboard Paint – Choosing the Right One

Deciding to modify your workspace into an innovative working and learning environment is the first step. The second is the decision of whiteboard paint vs chalkboard paint.

With such a wide range of products available, it can be difficult to know which will suit you best. Do you go with a modern whiteboard finish or maybe a retro chalkboard look?

Looking For Alternatives To Chalk boards?

Many offices are now abandoning old outdated whiteboards and chalk boards and instead choosing to add functional surfaces to their spaces.

But a white wall isn’t for everyone. You might be interested in keeping the feel of a chalkboard without the size limitation, or are you interested in having the option of a functional surface in any colour you want?

How To Turn Your Wall Into A Magnetic Whiteboard

By turning your wall into a magnetic whiteboard, this no longer needs to be a problem. You’ll have unlimited space to explore your ideas.

Not only that, but your surface will be equipped with two functionalities for you to use: Magnetic and Dry Erase.

Magnetic Chalkboard Paint: What You Need To Know

Think chalkboards are boring and belong in the past? Why not upgrade with some magnetic chalkboard paint?

Magnetic chalkboard surfaces no longer just belong in classrooms; they can now be frequently viewed in modern offices, restaurants, and many other businesses. This solution is so versatile it can be used in any location and suit any need.

Which Is The Strongest Magnetic Paint?

So you’re adding magnetic functionality to your surfaces.

That’s great. Magnetic surfaces are a great way to project plan, create noticeboards and carry out lessons. You can reinvent the way you work and learn.

But, how do you create your magnetic surface? There are so many products to choose from.

Which Whiteboard Alternative Should You Choose?

There are so many benefits to replacing traditional whiteboards with whiteboard surfaces. You aren’t limited by size and you can now create the modern look you desire But, with so many whiteboard alternatives available, you may be wondering which product … Read More

Get The Most Out Of Your Brainstorming Sessions

Brainstorming often goes one of two ways Either ideas fly around the room in an overwhelming chaos, never to be remembered, or creativity is stifled, leaving only a few unenthusiastic suggestions at the end of the meeting. However, when properly … Read More