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Welcome to Southern Approach

Bringing the world’s best toys to the world’s best playground.

We source the best adventure and outdoor equipment from around the world, and bring it to you with all the advice and know-how necessary to assist you in making your next adventure equipment purchase.

Southern Approach is an outdoor wholesaler and distributor in New Zealand, offering quality products within the outdoor market. We source the world’s best brands and deliver quality gear. Whether it’s climbing, skiing, tramping or camping, we’ve got it.


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Latest News

  • Tips for choosing trail running shoes

    There’s a lot to consider when choosing trail running shoes. Let us help.

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  • Winter WOF

    Jim Young, NZMGA Ski Guide and Black Diamond Brand Ambassador, runs through his Winter WOF.

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  • Spring Challenge

    Spring Challenge is one of the gems of New Zealand adventure racing, where teams of three women take part in the adventure that includes rafting, mountain biking, hiking and orienteering.

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