Our Story

Established over 40 years ago Middle Earth Tiles has come a long way. Our tiles are still lovingly made by hand in our Warkworth factory and our methodology remains true to our core set of values - Ecological, hand made, artisan tiles that delight. Under new ownership since 2019, we are endeavouring to move from strength to strength, bolstering all aspects of the business. From manufacturing and production to dispatch and delivery, our goal - Aim High. Husband and wife team Kiri and Richard Last bring a wealth of commercial experience and under their guidance, Middle Earth Tiles is well on its way to a flourishing future. 

Perfectly Imperfect

When our handmade tiles leave the factory, conformity is the last thing on their minds. Each tile is generously imbued with its own unique character, alone or with a group of its cohorts, our tiles shine and bring joy to the heart. Herringbone, subway or mosaic, dare to join those lucky few that embrace the beauty and charm of our New Zealand made artisan tiles.

Very Handy

Every tile from our New Zealand Artisan range is cut, glazed and fired by hand in the original Warkworth factory. Exacting care is taken as each tile is passed and hand processed by our skilled and crafty team.