Tag - compact

Compact Outdoor Gear & Camping Equipment

The definition of compact is something that is closely and neatly packed together. Products that are lightweight and small are now not a bonus but a necessity when it comes to gear and equipment that we use in the outdoors, the wilderness and also camping.

Lifestyle Gear searches the world of gear the is not only suited to NZ. But is also rechargeable and portable. Whether it be a camping lantern or solar outdoor light. An inflation air pump, or out folding picnic tables. We have you sorted.

Check out our range of camping, glamping and outdoor gear and equipment here.

We’re mixing it up a bit this year!

Well we’re mixing it up a bit this year and trying things we haven’t done before, so for the month of March we have another 3 expos/shows we’ll be exhibiting at, come see for yourself at either one of these: NZ Home & Lifestyle Show, Eden Park, Kingsland, Auckland, 5-8 March. Covi Motorhome Caravan & Outdoor SuperShow, ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland 13-15 March. Central Districts Field Days, Manfeild Raceway, Feilding, 19-21 March. If you are looking for ways to extend your time in the outdoors, add comfort and convenience then we have several complementary products that work well together to...

Sunshades with a difference.

Our range of sunshades, beach tents, sun shelters (or whatever you wish to call them) have been hand-selected and are truly a game-changer for me! Normally I don’t spend all that long at the beach because I simply can’t handle the sun. I wilt in the sun. I’m fair and turn 50 shades of red without proper sun protection. This means I’ve tried a lot of sun shelters in the past. We usually bought a new one every year hoping it would be different but once I discovered these sun shades 3 years ago, I have never look back. It...

Let there be light!

If you’ve been following my previous blogs for Lifestyle Gear NZ and my activities on social media you’ll know that my family and I enjoy nature and getting amongst it as much as possible.  In doing so means being out in the elements and having equipment to assist with that makes all the difference. When introduced to the Luci Outdoor Solar Lantern 2.0 I was sceptical of its capabilities. But I was pleasantly surprised when using it for the first time and now it’s a staple in the car and ready on hand for any night-time adventures. We’ve used the lantern...

I thought I’d died and gone to heaven…….

I bent my knees, slid my bottom in place and shimmied my way to rest my back on the mesh.  Then let out an "ah" and wondered where this piece of equipment had been all my life. TreePod - a great alternative to a hammock or hanging chair and a unique present for that significant other. There is something about floating in the air in the outdoors.  When you have a busy life, there is nothing like, lying back and just simply pondering. Since then I’ve been constantly thinking of where I can hang my 6 foot Cabana TreePod. Mostly, it’s been...

Banquet Summer Picnic Table

It is a well known fact that Kiwis love spending time in the outdoors. Especially during the warmer months when we like to entertain with family and friends. Whether it be for a BBQ or a beach picnic, at the park or down on the rivers edge. Outdoors are engrained in our lives and the Banquet Summer Picnic Table is ideal to keep your food and drinks safe and easily accessible. Out of reach of creepy crawlies or dirt/sand, all the while keeping your beverages upright that prevent your special drop from being spilt. Our deluxe folding Banquet Summer Picnic...

I’ll let you into a secret……

I’ll let you into a secret…… The trick to a perfect picnic is not the food, nor is it your surroundings.  Of course good food and weather is a bonus. But it’s ultimately the company you surround yourself. Whether it be friends, family or loved ones, it’s an absolute must to have a great picnic blanket / mat too. Before being introduced to our Mandala Design Recycled Mat we would either use a blanket or a picnic rug with a waterproof backing.  Neither of these solutions provided preventative measures from sand and transporting it into the car.  With the Mandala Mat...

Meet My All-time Favourite Pop-up Sunshade

Over what has to been one of the best summers we’ve had in New Zealand, I’ve had several people approach me about this ultimate shade and it is true that my sunshade has been on plenty of interesting outings this spring and summer.  The question is, do I rate this sunshade?  I. Love. This. Sunshade. After a rainy winter, we were desperate to get to the beach and enjoy some sunshine. Our first opportunity was at the Mount in the middle of October.  Mount Maunganui is one of our favourite spots in the country and this particular weekend the wind...

MAX PUMP – A tiny but powerful inflation pump

Convenient, lightweight, powerful, compact, rechargeable inflation air pump. Our children love to take inflatable toys to the pool. Inevitably we cram one pre-inflated toy in the car and quickly close the boot. Hopefully not puncturing it in the process. The Max Pump has assisted us in ensuring we can get more than just one toy in the car. Eliminating the nervous boot closure! All the while providing a relative peaceful swim with enough inflatables for all. The Max Pump is a great invention by the guys at Flextail. They have created an innovative device that is small enough to slot straight into...

Summer Picnic Wine Tables

Embrace The Sunshine With Summer Picnic Tables Gaynor Leclezio of La Lucie Recycled shares her secret about never spilling a drop of her favourite drink and the handmade, foldable, easy to carry, portable wooden wine table. Blue skies and fine weather are rolling in ahead of the summer season. Meaning it’s finally time to head outdoors for al fresco wine tasting or an impromptu garden picnic with friends and loved ones. La Lucie Recycled is a family-owned business. A business dedicated to manufacturing handmade, custom-built furniture from recycled and sustainably grown timber. Nestled on the Gold Coast, Gaynor and Eric Leclezio are the creators and...

Otentik Sunshade and Sun Shelter

We were fortunate enough to spend a week in Fiji early June and took our easy set up Otentik sun shade / beach sun shelter. A holiday we had booked nearly a year before. One where we were looking forward to some nice weather. With a chance to absorb some rays we spent the majority of our time at the beach, snorkeling, kayaking and even tried paddle boarding. But it wouldn't be the same without an Otentik sun shade to create your own space on the beach. We loved the warmer climes but needed some sun shelter while kicking back...

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