Are you looking for quality school sun shade/shelter for your school? Here at Shades Direct we stand by our products and genuinely only want to provide the very best for our kiwi kids. Shades Direct provides today‚Äôs NZ schools with a total package of sun and rain protection solutions, from all-weather aluminium awning systems to shade sails, from large all-weather steel canopies to large hip-roof structures. Whatever your shade or shelter requirements, Shades Direct has your school covered.

Shades Directs all-weather aluminium Outsider Awning system and steel Solar Shield canopies provide year-round sun and rain protection with polycarbonate roofing that is both waterproof and excludes 99% of harmful UV radiation. Perfect for classroom frontages, lunch areas, walkways, assembly areas and extra teaching space.

Shades Directs offer fixed or retractable shade sail options that are manufactured from quality materials. Shades Direct shade sails are constructed from commercial grade 320 or 370gm shade cloth and are double stitched with long life SolaFix PTFE thread for strength and durability. Attention to detail, such as using only corrosion-resistant stainless fittings, ensures a long life from your investment.

Shades Directs Hip-Roof Structures provide shade protection for those high play grounds or large congregation areas. Shades Direct hip-roofs come with eves to give maximum shade cover from your investment.

Shades Direct offers busy principals and staff the convenience and peace-of-mind of dealing with one company for different weather protection requirements throughout the school. Your local NZ Shades Direct agent can advise on the best product for your needs, and assist with all aspects, from design through to installation.


Look no further if you are looking for school shade/shelter.

Our local agent can advise on the size, style and design that will best suit your situation or for a FREE no obligation design, measure and quote.