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Factory: 225 Kaikorai Valley Road, Dunedin. Postal Address: PO Box 310, Dunedin, New Zealand, website www.epiplastics.co.nz  Site update Site update November 2021

Phone 03 453 5947   We prefer orders by email to office@epiplastics.co.nz   

EPI and Aotea Plastics About Us - Welcome Aotea Customers to the Passion Plastics Family!

EPI and Aotea Plastics manufacture products using injection and blow moulding for clients in Dunedin, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand and the World.  Products we make include bottles, jerry cans, jars, toys, air-tight containers, D couple (Sankey) Keg Caps, pottles, caps, lids, hospital water jugs and Entral patient feeders, plasterers caps, promotional products, printing, advertising material, key rings and tags, pens, trays, plates, cups, tumblers, bowls, baskets, funnels, honey containers, kitchen products, buckets, toilet trainers and bathroom products, drink bottles, watering cans, weathervanes and gardening products. We are also a large manufacturer and distributor of promotional products.

We only use the best BPA free Food Grade plastic (except four our waste/recycled plastic bucket).  Our factory has an audited HACCP Food Safety Programme.  Our most popular product, our 20 Litre Jerry Can comes in three varieties, our cube shaped Food Grade and also UN DG, plus our Rectangle 20L.  We make a range of bottles from 20ml to 5L (andl all the sizes in between), and 1L, 2L 4L, 5L, 10L and of course our 20 litre jerrycans.



20L Jerry Can

Bottles and Jerry Cans including UN DG 20L Jerrycan

Promotional Products: Printed pens, drink bottles and more.

Keg Caps

Keg Caps, beer, food preparation, bowls, jars, bottle clips etc
Pails and Buckets

Caps and Taps, Childproof and Tamper Evident Caps, Taps etc Resin Domes 3D Resin Coated Dome Adhesive Labels

Garden Products

Children, Babys, Toys and Sports Children, Toys and Sports Bathroom Products Bathroom Construction
Construction plasterers caps, tags. Wheels Wheels New Products Back Catalogue & New Products
Custom and Contract Products Custom and Contract (your products, your moulds) On Sale at EPI Products on sale and specials Freight and Warehousing Freight and Warehousing

Click Here to See the Video Below on YouTube where Norman talks about manufacturing and EPI Plastics
Norman Talks about EPI Plastics

Click Here to See the Video Above on YouTube where Norman talks about manufacturing and EPI Plastics


Dangerous Goods Jerrycan UN DG Bung Side
United National Dangerous Goods 20L Jerry Can Side Profile
EPI Plastics now has a UN DG certified container to carry Dangerous Goods.

Code and stock colours: 9996DG for natural/opaque. More colours will be available - please let us know what you would like.

Very similar shape to our Foodgrade 20L jerrycan, but using a special DG plastic and moulding techniques.

Includes the 58mm TE (tamper evident) cap and bung (BSP thread).
Calibrated on the side.

Independently certified to carry Dangerous Goods (UNDG) . Its official designation is UN3H1/Y1.2/150/15/NZ/


It is certified to carry packaging groups II and III, classifications 3.1B, 3.1C, 3.1D, 5.1, 6, 8, 9

Download the UN DG Packaging Design Test Certificate from HazTec Certification & Consultancy

20L Cube Jerry Can UN DG Packaging Groups II and III
UNDG 20 Litre Cube Jerrycan Top
225ml Bottle
225ml Cylinder Bottle

A brand new bottle from EPI Plastics.  225ml, with a 24mm cap.
Available in natural, pack size 180 (MOQ).

Height 155mm (top of cap)
Diameter 48mm

An exciting new product to our already large range of bottles and jerrycans that we manufacture.


All New Jerry Can Range 5L, 4L, 2L and 1 Litre

New and improved jerrycans with smoother finish to show your product's label beautifully. Improved leak testing so that the product will stay in the container with the cap on.  These are made in new moulds, on a new machine with more automatic features.  We have also added a 1 Litre and 2 Litre to the range. All four sizes come in two standard pack sizes for your purchasing convenience.

All have a 38mm 410 TE cap.  This is also manufactured by EPI giving us total control. There is also the option for a child resistant (CRC) cap  - EPI made, or our 38/410 10ml pump. 

Food grade BPA free plastic made in our audited HACCP Food Safe factory.
Jerry Can 1 Litre
EPI Code 6104. Available in natural/opaque, soon in black and white. Pack size 220 or box of 70.  Includes a TE (tamper evident cap). 11omm long x 80mm wide x 165mm high (top of cap). Made from foodgrade BPA free plastic in our factory with a Telarc audited HACDP Food Safety Programme.
Jerry Can 2 Litre
EPI Code 6204.  Available in natural (opaque), soon in black and white . Pack size 108 or box size 36.  Price includes the 38mm tamper evident cap. 140mm long x 105mm wide x Height 205mm (top of cap). 
Made from Food Grade BPA free plastic in our factory with a Telarc audited HACCP Food Safety Programme.
38mm 410 10ml Pump

EPI Code 38410EPIPUMP.  New product from the EPI Plastics for our 5L, 4L, 2L and 1L jerrycan range, 1L poison bottle and 1L square bottle. Excellent price breaks.
Bottle - 2 Litre Retro
EPI Code 1177. Available in natural/opaque with a white cap (other cap colours available).  Pack size 126.  Price includes a 38mm 410 non TE cap (cap code 1802). Diameter 120mm, Height 270mm (to cap).  Made from Food Grade BPA free plastic in our factory with a Telarc audited HACCP Food Safety Programme.
38mm 410 CRC (Child Resistant) Cap with Wadded Seal.

EPI Code 4607C.  Colour - White only, other colours available soon. Price 66c plus GST.  Made from Food Grade BPA free plastic.  These caps fit the EPI 1 Litre Poison Bottle, 1L, 2L, 4L and 5L jerry cans, sold separately as an add on.
Slimline 1 Litre Jug with lid
Not exactly new - but the lid is new and improved from a new mould.
EPI Code 7114
Natural/opaque jug with white lid. Fits in fridge door, calibrated, turn to  open.  
Height 225mm, Width 78mm (at bottom), top 100mm, Length 150mm. Food Grade BPA free plastic made in our New Zealand factory with a Telarc audited HACCP Food Safety Programme.


FSP HACCP Food Safety Cerificat Telarc 2015
In March of 2021 EPI Plastic's (owned by Passion Plastic EPI Ltd) Food safety system was reassessed by Telarc New Zealand. Our documented and implemented programme meets the codex alimentarius (of the UN) requirements for food safety, relevant sections of the food standards code and good manufacturing practices. 

Food Contact Safe FDA Foodgrade Certificate
At EPI Plastics we only use FDA approved Food Contact Safe Plastic for the manufacture of our bottles, jars, jerrycans and other food containers and products.

To the left is the technical information on the plastic that we use indicating that it complies with US FDA 21 CFR 177.1520.

EPI Plastics staff had training provided by AssureQuality, consulting help from QCONZ (Quality Consultants of NZ) in the preparation of the programme.  The subsequent programme and implementation was approved by Verification NZ.
Re-certification is undertaken by Telarc.

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Last Drop Bottle

Manufactured by EPI Plastics in New Zealand. This amazing bottle eliminates the annoying "dry firing" from a near empty bottle, you'll get that last drop out.
EPI Code LASTDN (Natural)
LASTDPG (Planter Green)
58mm Bung Cap Tap Assembly

For our 10L & 20L (and other popular brands). The tap can also be interchanged and with the bung at the bottom. Very versatile.
EPI Code 9996BCTA
58mm Ezi Pour Spout

For our 10L & 20L jerrycans (and other popular brands). Includes a dust cap and washer/gaskets to prevent leaks. Approx 220mm in height.
EPI Code 9997

Other New 58mm Caps

Our 10L and 20L jerrycans come black caps. Extra colours are red, yellow, green, orange and blue.
Also we now have BSP thread bung cap.



EPI Plastics makes a large number of FDA approved foodgrade plastic  containers in our factory with an audited HACCP based food safety programme.  Our 20 Litre Cube Jerrycan is most suitable for Emergency Water as it is about the right size for the amount of water required for one person to get thru a disaster.


Tap Available too.


Where can you get them from?

These jerrycans that are excellent for emergency water are available from Mitre 10, Storage Box, Plastic Box, Payless Plastics, Hammer Hardware, New Zealand wide, survival supply companies, Bunnings Christchurch.  If you want to become a reseller of these containers please contact us at EPI Plastics as we do not sell direct to the public.

Information about what water to put in the containers, how long it should be stored and how to disinfect the water is contained in our ebook. Click on the image to the right.

Emergency Water Information

Click on the image of the ebook below to get all the information you need about emergency water.



New Product - 10 Litre Cube Jerry Can by EPI Plastics

This is the new 10 Litre Jerry Can by EPI Plastics. It is now in full production. 


Tap Available too.


This is a stacking cube shape. Calibrated. TE (tamper evident) 58mm cap. Plus comes with a bung at the bottom. At present it is going through the DG (dangerous goods) UN certification process.


Cube Codes:

9910 Natural

9910B Black

9910W White

9910BLU Blue

All great for emergency water.

Blue and Green colours are not stock colours, minimum special run size applies of 240 to get access to these. Set up fees apply.

Packed in a box of 12.  Box measures 690mmL x 630mmH x 80mmW


WHATS NEW  What have we made in the past

Norman Wood EPI Plastics Passion Plastics

Norman Wood, Managing Director

10L AND 20L PAILS WITH LIDS AND HANDLE click here to see
Full Range of Durapail Pails with Lids and Handles
Norman Wood Welcome to my factory's website, my name is Norman Wood and I'm the managing director and owner of Passion Plastic EPI Limited. I was born in Auckland, working in my family's factory as a young man. I studied at Massey University Palmerston North, Auckland and Otago Universities and London. Then I worked as a management consultant in Wellington and for parliamentary services also standing a couple of times for local constituencies. I've travelled extensively around the world, particularly the Pacific Islands, United States, Canada and Europe.I spent a lot of time at university (9 years!!) and received a planning degree and I am still keen on improving the environment. I own a number of other companies. If you really want to know a bit about the person you will be dealing with and who is behind the corporate facade so to speak visit my personal website

Australia - Exporting from New Zealand

EPI Plastics also serves Australia and the Pacific, we have many satisfied and regular customers in our broader region.  We look forward to doing business with our ANZAC buddies and our friends in the Pacific.

The Staff

We are 100% Kiwi. While our average age is 45, many of us have worked in the plastics industry for 30 years. So although we are young, hard working, friendly and honest we also have considerable experience. We really appreciate your business and look forward to developing a mutually profitable relationship. For more information visit our staff page.

Wholesale and Retail

Do you want to become a reseller (wholesaler or retailer) of our products.  Are you interested in getting access to our wholesale rates.  We are keen to help you.  If you would like to complete a credit application, download it here and send to epi plastics (phone, fax - numbers at bottom of the page or email it back. Please note EPI Plastics does not sell to the public (except promo products) we only sell to retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, businesses, resellers and the like.

Special Colours

We carry stock colours. However, we can also mould most colours for you. There may be an extra charge for this. The panel above contains just a few colours of the many thousands available.

Stock Items


This website largely contains products for which we own the moulds and intellectual property rights. As such we hold large stocks and can deliver fast to you. If your order is particularly large or for reasons beyond our control we can programme production and dispatch fast.

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We prefer orders by email office@epiplastics.co.nz Phone 03 453 5947  

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