living outdoors longer

Outdoor living can be enjoyed all year round under with our extensive collection of shade solutions.

Weather Wise Shade Systems offers robust sails and umbrellas engineered to endure New Zealand's climate extremes. Enjoy the benefits of comfort and fresh air with a custom-designed outdoor space that protects you from the harsh elements and enables a seamless flow to living outdoors.

Residential shading

Residential shading

  • Our range includes shade sails, fixed umbrellas, market umbrellas, blinds, awnings, and louver systems.
  • Sails are custom-designed and manufactured using stainless steel fittings and feature an endless rope system that provides future adjustability.
  • Our umbrellas are available in square and octagonal models with stainless steel components for durability in centre pole, cantilever and rotating designs.
  • Choose from a wide range of colors for PVC and textile covers.
  • We offer services such as shade take-downs, cleaning, storage, reinstallations, and retensioning to keep your shade systems in top condition.
Outdoor Play

Outdoor Play

  • Shade sails, umbrellas, hoop-top structures, blinds and awnings.
  • Specifically tailored for the rigours of the school environment.
  • Seasonal take-downs, cleaning, storage, reinstallation’s and re-tensions.
Large-Scale Projects

Large-Scale Projects

  • From Council projects to commercial, agricultural and horticultural solutions.
  • Extensive colour range of the highest quality textiles.
  • Full service including seasonal collection, cleaning and reinstallation.

The Weather Wise experience

  • Our commitment to excellence is evident through our professional customer service, bespoke designs, quality products and dedicated shade care services.
  • We specialise in top-tier tensioned membrane systems across residential, educational, commercial and agricultural/horticultural sectors.
  • Our purpose-built fabrication and engineering workshop in Killinchy enables us to create tailor-made solutions.
The Weather Wise experience

"The best thing about the umbrellas is that you can put them up and forget about them. They retain their good looks, don’t fade or age, and are very strong."

Geoff Cain - Bursar,
Cathedral Grammar School

"Hamish and Lisa at Weather Wise Shade Systems Ltd have been great to deal with. Their service, from initial advice and options, installation and follow-up of our cantilevered sun umbrellas has been very professional and focused. We are very impressed with the product."

Hanmer Springs Primary School

"Our experiences with Weather Wise in terms of supplying a quality product, meeting our dealines and demonstration excellent service have been nothing but positive."

Chris Deere, General Manager,
Rainbow's End Theme Park Ltd

"Thank you for the wonderful shade sails you installed for us. We have been impressed with the quality of the fabric in the sails and in the strong construction of the framework."

Val Stevens – Manager,
Treasure Trove Kindergarten

"I was looking at the seemingly impossible in shade system solutions... the Weather Wise team have certainly not only met, but also have exceeded, my expectations...and I couldn't be more delighted!"

Gary Nicol,

"I have always found Hamish, Paula and the rest of the team very professional in their approach, understanding of our requirements and helpful with their advice. They have been a pleasure to deal with."

Chris Deere, General Manager,
Rainbow's End Theme Park Ltd