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

COVID-19 Status

Updated Tuesday 28 April

Directory of Level 3 Retailers


Updated on Friday 24 April

Moving to Alert Level 3

When Alert Level 3 comes into effect on Tuesday 28 March, Southern Approach will re-open and our warehouse will process and dispatch orders.
We will operate at a reduced capacity to comply with and work within current  health and safety requirements.

Southern Approach is proud to be New Zealand owned and operated.
We have supplied quality outdoor clothing and equipment to New Zealand retail stores for nearly 30 years.

The next few months are going to be challenging for these retailers and we are working together to meet this challenge.
Many of these retailers are specialists and offer great knowledge and service. If online shopping is new to you, they can help – just ask.

Please remember to support New Zealand owned stores and shop local.

A directory of stockists who are offering a contact-less way to shop will be published here in the next few days.


Updated on Wednesday 25 March

Following the announcement by the Prime Minister, Southern Approach is closed until the Alert Level 4 lock down is lifted.

We don’t consider ourselves essential services and want to play our part in stopping COVID-19 from spreading uncontrollably in New Zealand.

As a business we understand the implications of not trading for at least 4 weeks but hope the pain in the short term will be beneficial to the long term health and well being of our people and the country.

Please feel free to contact your sales rep or Customer Service who will be working from home.

We will post updates on our website and social channels over coming weeks,

We wish you all good health and look forward to catching up on the other side.