When New Zealand's earliest pioneers arrived in the 1800's they were not prepared for the beauty and brutality of the climate and environment. Their courage was unquestionable but their clothing was inadequate and impractical.
These early settlers often had to develop their own clothing to allow them to survive in these extremes and to overcome nature in this rugged wilderness. Here we showcase what is best from New Zealand's outdoor clothing suppliers.
If they perform here in New Zealand they will thrive anywhere in the world.