Hunkin for gardening products, farm products
Glasshouses, greenhouses
Solar powered irrigation for greenhouses, hanging baskets etc
Fruit & vegetable cages
Domestic tunnel houses 2.4m wide
Rabbit and possum repellent
Grazers slug & snail repellent
LPG weed burner
Solar pumps
Mantis tillers & cultivators
Hunkin trimmer mower
DR trimmers and mowers
Porous Pipe irrigation
Misting unit
Tunnel / Polytunnels 3.7m and 4.9m wide
Animal Field Shelters
Bait stations, pest control
Miniature Herefords
Clearance items
View shopping cart
Printable order form
Order information
Interesting links
Community work
About us
Contact us

NZ made Tunnel Houses 2.4m wide

2.4m wide, up to 8m long.
Want something bigger and stronger, up to 4.9 m wide? Check our our new super strong UK made polytunnels here

When you are looking for a tunnel house it is important to make sure it is well constructed and that the plastic film is held securely if you want it to last. We looked at a lot of tunnel houses before deciding on these ones and these are the reasons why:

Our 2.4m wide Tunnel Houses are made of a corrosion-resistant aluminium frames spacedat 1 metre intervals to give extra cover support. Some other brands have 1.5m spacing.The picture to the right shows a 6m tunnelhouse.

Special thermal insulating tape (just like with our larger polytunnels) is applied to the frame where it meets the cover to prevent the plastic being cooked at these points. These refinements add a small amount to the cost, but we think it is worth it, as it results in a longer cover life and ultimately a big saving to the owner over time.

Equally important is how it is constructed. The aluminium hoops fit into predrilled holes in the H4 timber base. The base is held to the ground with wooden pegs that are hammered into solid ground. The pegs are then are nailed to the base. If you have soft ground or experience high winds we would recommend you concrete in the pegs with some under-cut. The cover is held by a rebate and wooden lock strip nailed to the base.

Our tunnel houses are supplied direct to your door in boxed kitset form. The complete kitset includes a H4 treated timber base, H4 wooden pegs, fastenings (nails screws etc), aluminum frame, one sliding entry door (can be assembled to open left or right), vents as per the table below, frame tape and a machine welded commercial grade plastic cover.

All you will need are some simple tools. Hammer, Screwdriver, Tape Measure, Sharp Knife or Scissors, Heavy Hammer or Mallet, Petroleum Jelly or Grease for the top door track slides.
Warranty. The aluminium frame and wooden base is guaranteed to be free from defects and manufacturing faults for a period of one year.

The cover is guaranteed in N.Z. for four seasons (48 months) against breakdown by U.V. degradation. If U.V. breakdown occurs and is confirmed by the manufacturer's sample analysis, a pro rata replacement credit will be allowed. A credit will be issued, based on original invoiced value, for the unused period of the Warranty. Warranty is to the original purchaser of the tunnel house.

Our experience is that the cover lasts at least 10 years if you look after it.

Please note: Whilst our tunnel houses are very strong this does not mean you can put your tunnel house up in an exposed situation and expect it to survive gale force winds. They are designed as a domestic tunnel house. Common sense needs to be exercised and adequate shelter provided. Permeable wind breaks are recommended in exposed situations. The guarantee on the frame and cover does not cover mechanical damage, including premature damage caused by chemical use, high winds, weather conditions or extremes of temperature.

Where breakdown has occurred on frames or pipes, warranty is conditional upon frame tape being used to protect the film from heat build up on the frame.



Freight to a North Island destination, not rural $135.00. Freight to a South Island destination, not rural $260.00. Contact us for a price for rural delivery.

Buy a tunnel house now, choose a destination, NI or SI:


Optional extras ordered with a Tunnel House
No extra freight
Screen door added to front
Door and track assembly added to rear (doors both ends)
Door and track at rear with screen doors front & rear
Extra roof vents
Optional extras not ordered with a Tunnel House  
Door and track assembly added to rear (doors both ends)
$198.00 plus freight
Screen door each
$178.00 plus freight
Extra roof vent
$138.00 plus freight
Screen doors both ends
$282.00 plus freight

If not ordering a tunnel house, but want an optional extra please contact us 0800 14 48 65 or email with your delivery address and we will get you a quote.

Buy an extra with your tunnel house now, no added freight:


Replacement covers.

Please note our covers are specifically made for our tunnel houses. This means that if you have another make it may not fit or may not tighten up. If you have an old tunnel house and you don't know if it is one of ours or not it is easy. Are the hoop spacings at 1 metre intervals and does it have frame tape on the hoops? If yes then it is probably one of ours.

Replacement covers
Price excl freight

Please contact us for a cover delivery price 0800 14 48 65 or email