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New Zealand’s outdoor enthusiasts are conscious about a number of things when it comes to camping equipment and outdoor gear. Whether it be a family going camping, a group of mates heading into the bush or friends having a picnic down at the beach. We are a nation that likes to ensure we are using equipment that is rechargeable, portable, compact and also lightweight.

The best lightweight camping gear & outdoor equipment

Lifestyle Gear specialises in bring the most innovative and up to date successful international products to Kiwi users. Whether it be inflation air pumps for your airbed or camping lanterns or outdoor lights. Summer picnic tables for 4 or more wine glass holders or a recycled plastic mat in modern designs. We have you covered.

Check Us Out In Person…..

With limited travel ability overseas, now is your time to look at some luxuries to make your life more enjoyable. We welcome you to come along and see us at a number regional Shows & Expos. These Shows & Expo's are a brilliant opportunity to look, touch, feel and experience the world of difference our simple but practical product solutions can do for you. If you're looking to relax you have to try the awesome TreePod range, great as a glamping alternative. For those who enjoy picnicking, then we have you covered with a great range of recycled mats. Or the...

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...

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...

Come Along & See Us…..

We welcome you to come along to the Home & Garden Expo's that we are displaying at throughout the year. These expo's and shows are perfect to come look, touch and experience the world of difference these simple but practical ideas can do for you. If you're looking to relax you have to try the TreePod, great as a glamping alternative also. Picnicking, we’ve got you sorted with a wide range of recycled mats and gorgeous wine tables. If you're at the beach then Otentik sunshades (sunshade windsail with sandbags) are a necessity. Outdoor evenings spent in the backyard, beach or...

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...

Recycled Plastic Mat – Manufacturing Process

Our Recycled Plastic Mats are designed by genuine artists and manufactured in a process that uses discarded plastic waste. A great learning tool for early child care centres (kindergartens, playcentres, day cares, etc), schools, Kapa Haka groups, Kohanga Reo and community groups, or even just everyday people who love the outdoors and care about Mother Earth. These artists are are hired/commissioned to create the designs that you see on our mat collection. Each of the designs in our Cultural Recycled Plastic Mat collection can be translated into a story that has meaning. Recycled Mats only works with designers who are from the...

The Helio Lantern – Small But Mighty

The Helio Lantern is not a traditional camping lantern. This small but mighty, portable, rechargeable, powerful camping light has an ability to provide enough light to see what you are doing in any situation. The Helio exceeds all expectations. It weighs 45 gms - about the size of an egg. The Helio Lantern is the latest and another great innovative invention by the guys at Flextail Gear. They are a team of outdoor enthusiasts based out of Changzhou City, China. Their mission to develop lightweight outdoor equipment. ' The Helio (along with the Max Pump) serves this purpose brilliantly as the first...

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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