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Whether you’re looking to update your rusty, blunt kitchen knives, doing more in the kitchen and need the tools that fit your purpose, or looking for a great functional kitchenware gift idea, our range of kitchen knives has something for everyone. 

Stock up your kitchen with some of the finest kitchen knives in NZ

Whether you’re on the hunt for a specific knife or a complete knife set, we have a range of high quality products for you to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a Santoku knife, steak knife, paring knife or carving knife, we’ve got your sorted. We also have pallet knives, ideal for icing your cakes more easily, and self-sharpening knives, so you don’t have to remember to sharpen it. 

With razor-thin serrated and non-serrated blades made of premium stainless steel and different types of handle designs, it’s easy to find knives that will feel comfortable and suit all of your chopping, cutting, slicing and dicing needs. We really do have one of the best ranges of kitchen knives in NZ.

If you’re worried about safety or want an attractive way to store your knives, a knife block set is a great choice. They offer the same high-quality kitchen knives as well as a safe and attractive storage solution. 

Find your ideal kitchen knives in NZ at Briscoes

Keep your knives sharp with a knife sharpener, and feel free to check out the serving knives in our stunning cutlery sets. Or browse our ever-popular kitchen appliances and treat yourself to the latest innovations in cookware. 

At Briscoes, we carry a variety of kitchen goods to make cooking easy from trustworthy brands like Scanpan, Joseph Joseph and Tablefair. Buy your kitchen knives in NZ at Briscoes and enjoy our fast shipping options and our price guarantee.

Frequently asked questions

Your frequently asked questions about individual kitchen knives and knife sets.

What is a good starter knife?

The best starter knife will depend on the type of cooking you plan to regularly do. We recommend a good chef’s knife or Santoku knife, as these options are really versatile. When shoppers ask us these questions, it’s often a case of chef knife vs Santoku knife. Read our kitchen knife buying guide for tips.  

What is a mini knife called?

Sometimes a paring knife is called a mini knife. A paring knife is great for intricate and small cutting or dicing. A paring knife can also be great for peeling.