Our History

Firenzo is a proudly New Zealand owned family business committed to building premium wood fires of the highest quality. Since 1974, we’ve been designing and building woodfires to warm homes all over New Zealand.

Our freestanding and insert woodfires are engineered to the highest standard by our own dedicated team, resulting in a range which we’re incredibly proud of.

Peter Hewitson
Owner & Founder


The Firenzo Difference

Firenzo hand-assembled woodfires are renowned for their excellent design and lasting quality. Since our woodfires have always been clean burning and efficient, they required no significant changes to meet the stringent new NES regulations.


Why Choose a Firenzo

  • Legendary lasting quality
  • Each woodfire is New Zealand made, hand-assembled and meticulously checked
  • Designed to heat a whole house
  • Produces dry, healthy heat
  • The excellent heat-retention properties of the fully-lined firebox ensure your fire continues to radiate gentle heat, long after the fire has burnt out
  • Can provide substantial hot water on models with hot water heater fitted
  • Tailor the look to suit your home
  • Unlike a pellet fire, it doesn’t need electricity