Update on what is happening at Southern Approach at Alert Level 3. More info here. Directory of Level 3 Retailers here

Welcome to Southern Approach

Bringing the world’s best gear to the world’s best backyard.

We are fortunate to live in the world’s best backyard. So it’s only right that we bring you the best gear from around the world to enjoy it.

Southern Approach is an outdoor wholesaler and distributor in New Zealand, proud to offer the world’s best brands to outdoor retailers.

Whether you climb, ski, tramp, bike, adventure race, camp or just enjoy being in the outdoors, our stockists will make sure you have the right gear for your adventure.


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Latest News

  • Sam Shaw NI XC Champion

    Here’s Sam’s breakdown of the North Island cross country mountain bike championships.

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  • Talented young climbers partner with SCARPA and Black Diamond

    Henry Booker and Oskar Wolff are two talented young climbers making their name in the climbing world.

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  • Sea to Summit Product Safety

    Sea to Summit is implementing a voluntary recall of some Alpha and Sigma pots.

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