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irl@irl.co.nz

About Us


Ian R. Little Ltd was established in 1934 by Ian R Little Snr. Initially the business was focused on photographic importing and that is still a big part of what we do today. Our New Zealand headoffice, including our warehouse and distribution facilities, is based in Christchurch, near Christchurch International Airport.

We have long established relationships with many retailers throughout the country. It is these strong relationships that has ensured we are still in business 75 years on! Today, the business is under the guidance of Ian Little, son of Ian R Little Snr, in the role of Managing Director. Ian’s daughter Kate is now working for the company and looks after the business development and operations side of the business.

While the photographic industry is still a major focus for Ian R. Little Ltd, we have also branched into a range of other areas. These include the coffee industry, and we have taken on such brand names as Ascaso, Gaggia and Petra, as well as other household appliances, furniture and consumer goods.

We continue to grow this business, with the simple goal of providing the best in imported product, for all New Zealanders to enjoy.