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

  • Check your avalanche safety equipment

    These key points about avalanche safety equipment are a must read for anyone involved in our alpine & ski industries.

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  • Running Te Araroa for Mental Health

    Brook van Reenen is running the 3,000 km Te Araroa Trail to raise money for mental health.

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  • Ruapehu Ring of Fire 2020

    Camelbak, Black Diamond and inov-8 are proud sponsors of the Ring of Fire, one of the most challenging and exhilarating alpine adventure running events in the Southern Hemisphere.

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