News

Is your Sunshade Delivering on its Promise?

August 31, 2015

Yes, believe it or not…Tomorrow marks the first day of SPRING! And with it comes the intensifying of the sun’s rays and the need for us to start protecting ourselves and those in our care. While many schools, preschools, Te Kohanga Reo’s... Read more

Extra Large Pole Pad Giveaway

August 26, 2015

What would you do with this cover? We have an extra large zipped pole pad to give away. Is there somewhere on the playground your kids are getting hurt that isn’t protected? Comment on the post on our Facebook page with a great practical... Read more

What does it mean to be Sunsmart?

August 19, 2015

New Zealand has some of the strongest levels of UV radiation in the world as well as one of the highest rates of melanoma skin cancer. Now we could all just stay inside to stay protected, but who wants to do that when there is fresh air, beautiful... Read more

0800 Sunshade Goes Social

August 5, 2015

0800 Sunshade has just taken a leap into the social media world with a Facebook page. We invite you to like our page and share any pictures of our installs with us. We look forward to sharing unique projects with you as well as running a few... Read more

Buy one Pole Pad, Get one Free

July 20, 2015

From now until 30 September, 2015  when you purchase and have a Shade Sail installed, you will get two pole pads for the price of one. Already have a shade sail but need some padding for posts on the playground? Buy 3 pads and get 1 Free. Available... Read more

Pole Pads – Keeping children safe on playgrounds

July 18, 2015

Playground injuries continue to remain high in New Zealand according to ACC. Last year they reported nearly 1250 injury claims since 2008 in Hawke’s Bay alone with 5-9 year olds as most prone. While Shade Sails will protect your pupils from... Read more

Sandpit Covers Keep the Critters Away and Make it Safe to Play

July 17, 2015

What child doesn’t like a good sandpit? That being said, so do animals, leaves and rubbish. Keep your sandpits safe by covering them after each use. It will keep the critters, leaf litter and debris out while allowing the sand to breathe and... Read more

Customised Sunshades for Outdoor Living Area

July 15, 2015

Project Scope: This rural residential client was about to create a very stylish pool complex in his rural setting, and required shade for one end of the pool to enable swimmers to enjoy the pool while protected from exposure to the sun’s UV... Read more

0800 Sunshade Limited announces new Auckland licensee

July 1, 2015

Auckland based Plum Maintenance Ltd (PML) is committed to providing quality, reliability and service to the residential, commercial and educational construction marketplace. So when they learned of the 0800 Sunshade Auckland licence becoming... Read more

Schedule Your Winter Check up

June 25, 2015

Have you had your Shade Sail checked this winter? Often environmental elements such as birds, wind and rain will cause slight damage to the shade sails, especially older sails. Regular inspections, preventative maintenance and taking down the... Read more