Awning and casement windows are popular window choices for modern homes due to their versatility, flexibility, and ease of use.

Ideal for New Zealand's ever-changing weather, awning windows push out from the bottom, allowing them to be left partially open in the rain— allowing a degree of rain protection whilst still providing airflow. 

Casement windows have a side opening that directs air inwards. We also offer French casements that consist of no centre post which obscures the view when open.

Our range of awning and casement windows are custom designed and manufactured, with options including:

  • Options to be used in conjunction with other formats such as bi-folding and sliding windows and doors, as well as a fixed window
  • Customisable to any height and width
  • Options available to incorporate passive ventilation
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Awning windows are the perfect solution to New Zealand's ever-changing weather— pushing out from the bottom means that they can be partially open in the rain to allow for air ventilation yet still offer a degree of rain protection. 

Both awning and casement windows are versatile and can be used in most locations of a home. However, we recommend that they are not to be used where the windows open to pedestrian areas due to their projecting nature. 

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Our awning and casement windows are designed and manufactured to your home's specifications, customisable to any width and height, and available in a range of colours and finishes.

Our awning and casement windows can also be used in conjunction with other formats, such as sliding and bi-folding windows and doors, as well as fixed windows. 


Products supplied by First Windows and Doors meet or exceed the requirements of the New Zealand Building Code and New Zealand Standards; NZS4211, Performance of Windows, and NZS4223, Glazing in Buildings - Parts 1-4 incl. This means that our windows and doors have been designed and successfully tested to perform in New Zealand's most diverse conditions.

A warranty for all First Windows and Doors products is provided under normal conditions of use, against failure of materials and/or workmanship for a period of 5 years from the date of practical completion.

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Windowmakers is one of the largest and most successful aluminium joinery fabricators in Auckland. We are a family owned and operated business making bespoke windows and doors for our clients using the APL (Architectural Profiles Limited) suite of joinery which includes: Residential Series, Metro Series, APL Architectural Series and ThermalHEART window and door systems. 

With over twenty-five years’ experience in the industry, we help to create and design door and window joinery for residential projects using the latest in aluminium joinery technology. Our quality management process ensures that your joinery is of the highest quality, manufactured to New Zealand Building Code Standards and a warranty that lasts the distance. 

Custom made to your unique requirements, lifestyle, design and budget, our experienced team work to our seven-step process map. With a strong focus on collaboration and open communication, it’s our job to make sure that our clients and their associates know at any given time the status of their project.

At Windowmakers we value trusted relationships with our clients. Our timely project management is renown throughout the industry and our joinery is fabricated with attention to detail and a sense of pride. We always aim to exceed your expectations and you’ll soon see our difference is clear.

Originally established twenty years ago as First Windows and Doors North Harbour, the company rebranded as Windowmakers in 2002. We are now one of the largest aluminium joinery fabricators in the Auckland region producing custom-made windows and doors. 

Dedicated to providing top quality products and a completely personalised service, our business is a success due to our uncompromisingly high standards and our long-term relationships with our clients. We produce to the most exacting specifications and our stylish aluminium joinery products are capable of dealing with the harshest realities of the New Zealand climate. 

To achieve our high standard we use precision Italian engineering in the form of electronic cutting and machining equipment to give your joinery an accurate perfect finish every time. 

We have won numerous awards which demonstrate our difference from industry competitors. Awards include 2011 Westpac Auckland North Business Awards Excellence in Marketing award, the 2011 Most Sustainable Business Award in the Bloom Her Business awards and the 2010 Westpac Enterprise North Shore Business Excellence awards in the Employer of Choice award.