Solid Hardwood Timber Species

For your project, and solid Hardwood Floor choices NUFLOORS Auckland can source the following:

Timber Species 

Due to their toughness and durability, New Zealand native and imported solid hardwood timber flooring is ideal for your next timber flooring project. Their classic beauty and rich colours also make them popular for uses where aesthetics count.


nufloors beechBeech

Since the 1920s Beech has been source mainly from Southland and Westland New Zealand. It is light, strong and pliable, although it does not last well in exposed situations. It is easily worked and has been put to many uses, including furniture, bentwood work, car and coach bodies, timber flooring, interior finishes, dowels, tool handles and brush backs.

nufloors fijiankauriFijian Kauri

Fijian Kauri is a great alternative to NZ Kauri, especially if you're looking for a cheaper flooring option. Fijian Kauri flooring typically has a pale golden colour, but will be more variable than NZ Kauri solid timber flooring.



nufloors hopraHeavy Hopea

Heavy Hopea is found growing throughout Southeast Asia and Papua New Guinea. These trees are reported to grow upwards of 45m in height, with trunks reaching 120cm in diameter or more. Timber is commonly used in New Zealand for decking, solid timber flooring and outdoor furniture.



nufloors jarrahJarrah

One of the world’s most durable timbers and highly resistant to fire, termite and marine borer attack and impervious to acids. Jarrah has a very wide range of uses, previously regarded as a heavy construction timber for bridges and wharves it is now favoured for interior finishing, joinery, cabinet-making and solid hardwood flooring.



nufloors kwilaKwila

Kwila is a dense timber and very strong - commonly used as an attractive wooden floor with dark warm/golden brown colour., with flecks of gold that you can see in sunlight. Kwila is a high quality, strong and durable hardwood. It has become popular in New Zealand, It is in high demand for decking, outdoor furniture and high-quality solid hardwood timber floors.



nufloors massaMassa

The heartwood of Massa is light red when freshly cut, turning to dark reddish-brown when dry. Lustre is medium and texture fine and uniform. Grain is usually straight, occasionally interlocked. The hardwood timber is hard, heavy, strong and very durable. Massa carries independent certification that it is sourced from legal and well managed forests.


nufloors oak americanAmerican Oak

American Oak has been used for solid timber flooring for hundreds of years. It is hard wearing and look great.The wide distinctive grain looks great clear finished or highlighted with a stain. The rustic grade has large and small knots throughout. It makes for an attractive timber floor.




nufloors oak americanprimeAmerican Oak (prime)

This solid Hardwood Timber flooring is imported from America. It Varies in colour and is similar to European Oak. Wide flowing grain with medium course texture. A very durable hardwood timber with great colouring properties. Available in wide or standard floorboard.




nufloors oak americanwhiteAmerican White Oak

American White Oak is a light to medium solid hardwood flooring with consistent colouring and very attractive figure, when cut on the full quarter. A highly decorative wood suitable for your niche markets, as well as an attractive and appealing timber for architects, furniture designers and timber floor installers.




nufloors oak europeanEuropean Oak

Europea Oak Hardwood is pale and yellow-brown, which darkens with exposure. The sapwood is creamy and unusually distinctive. European Oak is stunning and lends itself well to various speciality processes. excellent solid hardwood timber flooring choice.




nufloors oak tasmanianTasmanian Oak

Tasmanian Oak is imported from Australia. The colour is pale to light brown with a pinkish tinge. Straight grained and open texture. Moderately durable solid hardwood flooring timber. Available in a wide or standard floorboard.



nufloors oakPNGPNG (Papua New Guinea) Oak

PNG Timber flooring is a good economical replacement for American White Oak flooring. The colour is paler than American White Oak solid hardwood flooring, but it does have a very similar grain.  



nufloors oakamericanredAmerican Red Oak

The sapwood of American Red Oak is white to light brown and the heartwood is a pinkish reddish brown. The solid hardwood timber flooring is similar in general appearance to American white oak, but with a slightly less pronounced figure due to the smaller rays. The hardwood flooring is mostly straight-grained, with a coarse texture. The red oak tree gets its name because of the colour of the leaves in the 'fall'.



nufloors pacificmataiPacific Matai

Pacific Matai Wooden flooring is graded into two distinctions, heartwood and sapwood. It's presentation is very similar to the Matai and Rimu floors of the 1920s, with elegant reddy brown colours and fine even textures. Flickers of golden colour gives special intensity to this fine timber that so beautifully reflects our past and enhances our present.  Gives a beautiful silky finish when Sanded and polished. Another excellent solid wood flooring choice.


nufloors rosewoodRosewood

Rosewood is a stunning heartwood that varies in colour from golden brown / red / light yellow in colour. The redder the wood the heavier it is. It Has a wavy grain which can swirl and ripple which makes it a visually interesting flooring timber. It is very durable as solid hardwood flooring.



nufloors salignaSaligna

Saligna is a NZ grown hardwood which makes a premium Timber flooring product. In hardness, it is comparable to Jarrah timber flooring and it has a warm reddish / brown colour. The colour ranges from light to dark pink. The grain is usually interlocked, occasionally straight. The texture is coarse. To facilitate drying the timber is always quarter sawn. Warm in colour makes it an excellent timber flooring choice.


nufloors tawnTaun

Taun is a wood species originated mainly from Southeast Asia. Raw taun wood is pink to reddish brown, sapwood is not very distinct from the heartwood . Taun wood is moderately durable. As solid wooden flooring, it can be for interior use only.Taun is nearly one of the most ecnomical imported hardwood for solid wood flooring. So if you are looking for an inexpensive solid hardwood flooring, taun might be your ideal choice.


nufloors tonka


Pilularis colours are cream to light brown, with little visible grain and medium texture, Some gum vein is present. This hardwood is grown in northern NZ, but log supply is limited. widely used for solid wood flooring.



nufloors yakaYaka

Timber is brown to red-brown with great colour variation and dark streaking. The texture is fine and the grain is usually straight but sometimes wavy. Yaka is a relative of the New Zealand rimu and looks like heart rimu with a more distinctive colour variation. Perfect for solid hardwood timber flooring extensions