About Us

We are a family-owned, New Zealand company, with over 150 years combined experience in industrial fabrics and steel structures.

Our aim is simple: Create healthy spaces to protect and improve the well-being of current and future generations whatever the weather. Thus we provide shade and shelter structures that also enhance the appearance of outdoor spaces.

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At Shade Systems, we empower our customers to better utilize their outside spaces – come rain or shine.

We love the outdoors. Given the chance, you’ll find us enjoying the fresh air at home, work, school and play.

Therefore, we know you need shade or shelter for protection from the harsh NZ summer sun or long wet winters. Our custom-designed fabric structures use a wide range of New Zealand manufactured materials that will ensure you get the most effective and aesthetic structure that will stand the test of time.

Furthermore, our shade sails and shade canopies are available in various designs, colours and sizes to provide the right fit for every client!

In addition, we offer design, manufacturing, installation and servicing of shade, shelter and fabric structures.

Our dedicated team oversees the complete project management, from planning to the installation of your shade structure. Our products include a huge line of innovative shading products, custom-made to suit clients and council requirements.

We also offer add-on optional extra’s such as lighting, PA systems, turf, fencing, seating, signage, pole wraps, drainage, landscaping – we do it all!

Our Mission

To provide safe, high-quality learning and outdoor environments through the flexible design and delivery of innovative shade systems.

Our Values

We are transparent in the way we communicate with others.

We always deliver on our promises.

We win as a team within our division and across the company.

We lead with high standards in our industry.

Continuous Improvement
We constantly strive to improve our teams, our processes and what we deliver to our clients.

Giving Back

Those we support and sponsor

Melanoma NZ

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OneSchool Global

Rapid Relief Team

Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

Northland Rescue Helicopter Trust


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