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

Shade for the Napier City BMX Pump Track

June 17, 2015

In October 2014, the Napier City Council approved the construction of a bike pump track, the first of it’s kind in New Zealand. 0800 Sunshade was asked to design shade sails that would protect the BMX spectators and riders from the heat of... Read more

The Best Projects of 2014

February 14, 2015

Here is a collection of some of the best projects we installed for our education customers in 2014. Call us today on 0800 786 742 or visit if you think one of these is ideal for your school, preschool, kindergarten... Read more

Great news for coffee drinkers – free coffee

February 5, 2015

We all know skin cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world and that New Zealanders have a higher risk of contracting it thanks to the hole in the Ozone layer. But as one of New Zealand’s leading shade protection companies, we’re... Read more

NASA: “2015 could be hottest summer on record”

February 5, 2015

Wow! What a Summer it’s been so far! We’ve been rushed off our feet keeping up with the demand of smart preschools, schools and residents installing our products to protect themselves from the sun and heat. Not that we’re complaining –... Read more