Shade7 News

Why Tilting Cantilever Umbrellas Give More Shade
The sun isn't always directly overhead, so an umbrella that moves to screen the sun is a must for maximum shade over the entire day. Shade7 ultra-strong premium tilting umbrellas have the perfect solution.
Why Tilting Sun Umbrellas Are A Fantastic Option
Any quality sun umbrella shelters you from the overhead sun, but what happens when the sun moves? Shade7 has you covered for sun protection all day long.
Outdoor Umbrellas Improve NZ Outdoor Dining Experience
As the demand to offer open air spaces increases across New Zealand, many restaurants, bars and cafes can benefit from extending their business outdoors to create an outdoor dining experience with the help of a Shade7 outdoor umbrella.
What Shape Outdoor Umbrella Should I Choose?
Deciding between an octagonal umbrella and a square umbrella can be bewildering. "Is a round umbrella better than a square umbrella" is a common question. This article offers insights and tips to help you choose.
Shade7 At The Cutting Edge Of Outdoor Umbrella Design
Shade7 continues to refine and innovate their outstanding outdoor umbrella range
Where Should I Install My Cantilever Umbrella?
We help you choose the best place to install your cantilever umbrella to enjoy shade and privacy.
What Cantilever Umbrella Should I Get?
Here are some handy tips for choosing the right cantilever umbrella for your outdoor space,
Should I get a Cantilever Umbrella?
A Shade7 cantilever umbrella can provide the perfect shade solution for your outdoor spaces
Bright Outdoor Umbrellas Cover The Good Luck Coconut
Shade7’s large commercial outdoor umbrellas have easily provided a sheltered outdoor space for The Good Luck Coconut in Wynyard Quarters, while matching their brand colour scheme.
New Advanced Stellar Cantilever Umbrella
Joining Shade7’s premium range of cantilever umbrellas is the new Stellar Cantilever umbrella. Designed to give the ultimate control over your shade at home, the Stellar umbrella is the ideal solution for sheltered yet sunny backyards.
Tempest LED Outdoor Umbrella Lights Up The Shade
Shade7's giant Tempest outdoor umbrella offers built-in LED lighting to light up the shade across New Zealand
Shade7 Brings Luxury Resort Living To New Zealand Backyards
Make luxury resort-style living a reality in your backyard with the Shade7 Riviera cantilever umbrella.
Riviera Cantilever Umbrella Shares Waiheke Skyline With Tihi Lodge
When Waiheke Island luxury retreat Tihi Lodge needed strong, premium shade, Shade7's Riviera cantilever umbrella was the perfect solution.
Tempest Outdoor Umbrella casts Giant Shade at Twin Palms Café Pauanui
Blazing sun, salt-laden coastal winds and rain, all of these and more are why the elegant and robust Shade7 Tempest outdoor umbrella stands tall across New Zealand.
Stylish Venice Sun Umbrella at Snö Cafe
Shade7's premium, stylish Venice Sun Umbrella keeps the weather at bay and the ambience in play at Remuera's delightful Snö cafe
Tempest Outdoor Umbrella Shares Good Vibes At North Wharf
Shade7's Tempest outdoor umbrella keeps the good times rolling harbour-side in any weather at Good George North Wharf, Auckland.
Large Commercial Outdoor Umbrella Equipped with LED Outdoor Lighting
Shade7’s largest commercial outdoor umbrella is now available with LED outdoor lighting. The optional new feature has instantly transformed the umbrella into a practical and ambient evening feature.
Columbus Coffee Upgrades Outdoor Umbrellas in NZ
Large kiwi cafe chain Columbus Coffee continue their relationship with fellow kiwi shade company Shade7, with the upgrade of four new outdoor umbrellas at the Sylvia Park café in Auckland, New Zealand.
Super Strong Milan Outdoor Umbrella Stands Up To High Wind
The new Milan outdoor umbrella has been created by Shade7 to challenge some of the toughest environments of high winds, searing sun and salty sea spray.
Plantation Island Resort Fiji Development Includes NZ Outdoor Umbrellas
New Zealand company Shade7 are pleased to have been part of the new development of the Plantation Island Resort in Fiji, featuring many of Shade7’s outdoor umbrellas.
New Stellar LED Outdoor Umbrella Creates Deck Lighting
Shade7 have expanded their cantilever umbrella range with the addition of the outstanding new Stellar LED cantilever umbrella, offering increased shade control in daylight and glamorous deck lighting at night.
Riviera Heavy Duty Cantilever Umbrella Upgrade
Kiwi shade specialists Shade7 have introduced a brand new heavy duty upgrade for their esteemed Riviera cantilever umbrella, consolidating their range of premium quality outdoor umbrellas.
Monaco Outdoor Umbrella Enhances Poolside Beauty on Vomo Island
Shade7's beautifully stylish and elegant Monaco outdoor umbrellas provide outstanding UV-resistant shade at Vomo's stunning adults only pool, The Rocks.
What is a cantilever umbrella, and why do we love them?
What is a cantilever umbrella, and why you should want one.
Paraflex Sun Umbrella Casts Perfect Shade in Small Outdoor Spaces
Small outdoor spaces are a valued part of inner city living. Shade7 have the perfect answer to elegant shade in compact outdoor areas.
Riviera HD Cantilever Umbrella Makes Waves at Sheraton Samoa
Shade7 makes waves in tropical paradise installing the new Riviera HD Cantilever Umbrella at Sheraton Samoa
Shade7 Tempest Outdoor Umbrellas Make A Stand At HeadQuarters Viaduct
Shade7's giant Tempest outdoor umbrellas make a stunning stand on Auckland's busy inner city waterfront.
Striking Printed Sun Umbrellas Installed At Schnappa Rock
Striking printed sun umbrellas installed at Tutukaka, on Northland's stunning East Coast
Shade7 Outdoor Umbrellas Stand Tall at The Base
Shade7 Tempest outdoor umbrella installation makes an impact at The Base in Te Rapa, Hamilton.
Cornwall Park Cafe Installs NZ Cantilever Umbrella
Popular summer venue Cornwall Park Café have invested in a New Zealand cantilever umbrella from Auckland based company Shade7. The bustling cafe required high quality outdoor cantilever umbrellas to increase their shade coverage in their busy outdoor courtyard.
Yacht Sails Away With Cantilever Umbrellas
Shade7 continues to make waves with their outdoor umbrellas reaching various parts of the world. The latest vessel to install some of Shade7’s cantilever umbrellas is the giant motor yacht known as Cocoa Bean.
NZ Outdoor Umbrella Shades Remote Fijian Island
Consolidating Shade7’s presence in Fiji, another tropical resort have recently invested in some high quality outdoor umbrellas from the Auckland based shade specialists.
Outdoor Sun Umbrellas Shade New Cook Islands Resort
Shade7 continue to export their outdoor sun umbrellas to tropical destinations such as the stunning Cook Islands. Newly opened Moana Sands Lagoon Resort have launched with the investment of some quality Shade7 outdoor sun umbrellas.
Shade7 Returns To The Block NZ
Shade7 have once again sponsored The Block NZ for the fourth year running, through their premium outdoor furniture brand OceanWeave.
Shade7 Introduces New Venice Tilt Umbrella
Shade7 continue to widen their range of quality sun umbrellas with the addition of the new Venice Tilt umbrella, where the canopy can be tilted to adjust for sun exposure.
Brand New Fijian Resort Opens with Sun Umbrellas
Shade7 are proud to have been involved in the fit-out of yet another new resort in Fiji, supplying a large number of sun umbrellas to Six Senses Fiji. A mixture of Shade7’s centre post umbrellas and cantilever umbrellas have just been installed to offer shade for the guests at this brand new resort.
Shangri-La Refurbishes With Outdoor Umbrellas
Shangri-La Fijian Resort have once again called upon Shade7 to provide some shade for their guests at Fiji’s largest resort, with the installation of several Riviera cantilever umbrellas.
Sheraton Denarau Villas Upgrade With NZ Outdoor Umbrellas
The Sheraton hotel brand have three beautiful resorts situated in Fiji, two in Denarau and one on Tokoriki island. One of their most recent Shade7 New Zealand outdoor umbrella upgrades has been at the Sheraton Denarau Villas, located on Denarau Island off Nadi.
Superyachts Take On Board Outdoor Umbrellas
New Zealand company Shade7 have gained a strong reputation for providing high quality outdoor umbrellas to residential homes and commercial customers. Some of the more unique projects however have involved supplying their outdoor umbrellas to superyachts.
Cantilever Umbrellas Feature On Billionaires Superyacht
New Zealand based company Shade7 continue to see their outdoor umbrellas featured on various projects all over the world. Their own designed and engineered Riviera cantilever umbrellas will literally set sail across the world on a brand new superyacht boasting its own state of the art innovation.
World’s First Island Beach Club Features NZ Outdoor Umbrellas
New Zealand company Shade7's outdoor umbrellas continue to be part of some innovative projects around the world, including the recent fit out of Malamala Beach Club in Fiji.
Cantilever Umbrella Featured on The Block NZ
The Block NZ: Side x Side contestants Stace and Yanita have featured Shade7's Horizon cantilever umbrella on their roof terrace allowing them great flexibility.
Shade7 Sponsors The Block NZ
Shade7 have proudly sponsored The Block NZ through their outdoor furniture brand OceanWeave. The lucky prize winners had $10,000 to spend on outdoor furniture.
Riviera Cantilever Umbrella Gets Wooden Umbrella Look
Shade7 have released their most popular Riviera cantilever umbrella in an aluminium woodgrain finish, giving a fresh new wooden umbrella look without compromising on strength and durability.
Popular Riviera Cantilever Umbrella Upgraded
Shade7 are thrilled to announce the addition of a new and improved version of their most popular umbrella, the Riviera cantilever umbrella.
Outdoor Umbrella Made to Look Like Wood
Providing shade along coastal environments require solutions to meet both aesthetic appeal and strength. Shade7 have provided both for Four Seasons Bora Bora with the supply of their super strong Fibreglass outdoor umbrella in a special wood-grain anodised aluminium finish.
Bora Bora Resort Covered in Commercial Umbrellas
Shade7 continue to solidify their presence in the South Pacific, with the addition of their giant Tempest commercial umbrellas installed throughout the beautiful InterContinental Bora Bora Le Moana in French Polynesia.
Cantilever Umbrella Contends Tough Tropical Weather
The weather conditions of the Pacific Islands can be absolutely sensational at times and yet relatively harsh during other seasons. Shade7 are proud to supply their beautiful outdoor cantilever umbrella that not only adds to the appeal of tropical resorts, but provides a strong and functional solution for shade coverage amidst this tropical environment.
Commercial Umbrellas Cover New Hilton Resort
Shade7 strive to develop fresh new innovative outdoor commercial umbrella designs which seem only fitting to be featured in some of newest resorts around the world. The Hilton KORO is a brand new adults only resort complex featuring Shade7's stunning Riviera cantilever umbrellas, Monaco centre post umbrellas and Tempest commercial umbrellas.
Sofitel Fiji Maximises Shade with Outdoor Umbrellas
Outdoor umbrellas are a non-negotiable when it comes to resort life in Fiji. While the hot sun is welcomed, the need to relax under shade has become increasingly popular in our sun-smart culture. Sofitel Fiji Resort and Spa have provided a large amount of shade for the guests by partnering with Auckland based company Shade7.
Christchurch Covered With Outdoor Umbrellas At Hagley Oval
Christchurch sporting events at Hagley Oval have gained some extra shade with the addition of Shade7's giant Tempest outdoor umbrellas. Spectators can now enjoy some relief from the blazing sun throughout the day.
Cantilever Umbrellas Adorn New Fiji Marriott Resort
Fiji's newest five star resort Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has gone to every effort to create an unforgettable resort experience for guests. To assist with creating the right atmosphere and facilities, Shade7 in New Zealand were called on to provide some stunning state of the art outdoor centre post and cantilever umbrellas.
Outdoor Umbrellas Freshen Up Wyndham Fiji
Two excellent brands, Shade7 and Wyndham have been working together to uphold the world renown excellence of the Wyndham Vacation Resorts. Their partnership formed through the need for outdoor umbrellas has been an exciting one connecting New Zealand and Fiji together.
Commercial Outdoor Umbrellas Enhance University of Auckland
Internationally recognised tertiary educator The University of Auckland have recently work with Shade7 as they continue to maintain a place of excellence for their students.
Westfield Albany Brightens up Outdoor Area with Commercial Umbrellas
Award winning shopping centre Westfield Albany have recently given their main mall entrance a face lift with the addition of some large, bright and summery outdoor commercial umbrellas from Shade7.
Large Cantilever Umbrellas Create Outdoor Living Room Trend
New Zealanders know how important it is to slip, slop, slap and wrap under the harsh NZ sun. The desire to enjoy the outdoors and create a space to entertain family and friends has inspired an outdoor living space utilising large cantilever umbrellas to essentially frame an outdoor room while providing important sun protection.
Strong Sun Umbrella Withstands Bora Bora Winds
Fine resorts around the world are continuously upgrading and improving their amenities. Balancing style and functionality is hugely important and a sun umbrella is just one of the many items that need to meet those requirements for resorts and guests.
St Regis Bora Bora Resort Upgrades Outdoor Umbrellas
Prestigious five star resort The St Regis Bora Bora have undergone a recent upgrade of their outdoor areas, maintaining their outstanding reputation for excellence and luxury accommodation.
Mexicali Fresh Henderson Opens With Tempest Umbrellas
Nationwide fast food restaurant Mexicali Fresh have added another location to their group with the opening of their Henderson store in Auckland. Shade7 had the opportunity to provide custom printed outdoor umbrellas for their new outdoor area.
Unitec Creates New Student Space With Outdoor Umbrellas
Unitec, New Zealand's biggest technology institute, have called on Auckland company Shade7 to supply large outdoor umbrellas to create an outdoor environment for students to enjoy during the expansion of their campus.
How To Clean Your Outdoor Umbrella Fabric
To ensure the longest life of your Shade7 sun umbrella fabric, follow this helpful guide on how to clean your outdoor umbrella.
Cantilever Umbrellas Create Outdoor Shade and Beauty
Shade7's most popular cantilever umbrella, the Riviera, is receiving triple the attention at this stunning rural home in the South Island.
Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora Lights Up With New Sun Umbrellas
One of Bora Bora’s top resorts Four Seasons Resort Bora Bora have welcomed in new commercial Tempest umbrellas from New Zealand company Shade7.
Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort Protects with Tempest Umbrellas
French Polynesian holiday destination Tahiti Pearl Beach Resort is now home to several Tempest commercial umbrellas from Auckland based shade company Shade7.
Hard Rock Café Fiji Attracts Guests With Outdoor Umbrellas
World renown brand Hard Rock Cafe Fiji have installed branded commercial outdoor umbrellas from kiwi company Shade7 as part of recent improvements to their outdoor dining area.
Largest Fijian Resort Imports Tempest Commercial Umbrellas
Shangri-La Fijian Resort and Spa, the largest resort in Fiji, is now home to a line-up of giant Tempest outdoor commercial umbrellas from New Zealand based company Shade7.
New Luxury Outdoor Umbrella Released by Kiwi Company Shade7
Shade7 are excited to introduce a brand new luxury outdoor umbrella to the shade market, the Monaco, which offers both style and strength for residential and commercial customers.
Tiger Beer Brand Takes On New Double Sided Printed Umbrella
Popular beverage brand Tiger Beer has taken on a new image with a recent re-brand. Shade7 has proudly been working alongside DB Breweries to create a special double sided printed umbrella to help promote it.
Sheraton Enhances Resort with Shade7 Commercial Umbrellas
The Sheraton Tokoriki in Fiji have recently enhanced their front outdoor area with the addition of five giant Tempest commercial umbrellas.
The Block NZ Villa Wars Features Shade7 Bistro Umbrella
The Block NZ is in its fourth season with Villa Wars and despite the best efforts of Aucklands forever changing weather to stop them, the four teams are determined to finish, rain or shine.
Heineken Continues Brand Exposure with Shade7 Printed Umbrellas
DB Breweries world renown beer brand Heineken have used Shade7 to supply branded umbrellas for their marketing mix, giving great brand exposure with printed umbrellas.
New Fibreglass Commercial Market Umbrella Ready to Impress
Auckland based shade experts Shade7 specialise in  commercial, residential and market umbrellas, and their latest addition is set to impress with its long list of attributes.
Metlifecare Has Residents Covered With Commercial Outdoor Umbrellas
Metlifecare Has Residents Covered With Commercial Outdoor Umbrellas.
Shade7 Proud Product Sponsor for The Block NZ
New Zealand TV reality show The Block NZ have recently launched season 4 of the show on TV3.
Queens Wharf Takes on Big, Bold and Strong Shade7 Outdoor Umbrellas
Auckland CBD's popular public waterfront space, Queens Wharf, have been making some bold and exciting new changes to this popular harbour side spot.
Maree and James from The Block NZ Install Shade7 Cantilever Umbrella
Reality TV show The Block NZ has attracted thousands of people to their open home today in Auckland. Already airing season 3, the show takes on four kiwi couples who are challenged to renovate a home with the goal of selling their house for the highest profit, with challenges and the ability to earn more spending money along the way.
Resort Cantilever Umbrella Range Relaunched
Shade7 offer a wide variety of stylish high quality side post and centre post umbrellas. We have proudly relaunched a new and improved Resort Cantilever Umbrella range, which is a sophisticated shading solution for distinctive hospitality, commercial and home environments.
Introducing a New Addition to the Riviera Cantilever Umbrella Family
Spring is near and with it brings the anticipation of a beautiful 2014/2015 summer in New Zealand. Shade7 have been very busy over the winter months developing a brand new Riviera cantilever umbrella designed to provide a large amount of sun shade.
Fijian Resort Imports Bistro Outdoor Umbrellas
Mention the word Fiji and it can conjure up images of a tropical paradise with glorious sunshine, golden sandy beaches and coconut trees. It is a popular Pacific Island holiday destination for tourists worldwide. The Fijian Islands are home to a number of stunning resorts including the Malolo Island Resort which require quality sun umbrellas to offer shade for their guests.
Tulip Commercial Umbrellas give Impact at Church
City Impact Church on the North Shore has recently revamped their outdoor entrance space with the addition of eight large Tulip Umbrellas from New Zealand shade supplier, Shade7. The nondenominational Christian Church has been running for over thirty years and have seen huge growth during that time, resulting in property developments along the way.
Intercontinental Moorea Showcases Tempest Commercial Umbrellas in New Development
Intercontinental Moorea Resort and Spa in French Polynesia have recently finished developing a new outdoor dining area within their luxurious 27 acre property. This has included the addition of Shade7's Tempest commercial umbrellas.
Euro Complements Outdoor Dining Expansion with Branded Umbrellas
Euro Bar and Restaurant, a bustling eatery located in Auckland’s Princes Wharf, have recently expanded their outdoor dining area which includes the addition of a series of branded Alfresco Market Outdoor Umbrellas.
Tom Tom Bar and Eatery Install Umbrellas Ready For Summer
Victoria Park Market has seen a series of refurbishments making way for a brand new gastrobar, Tom Tom Bar and Eatery. Ready for an epic kiwi summer, Tom Tom has been creatively designed with emphasis on an enjoyable outdoor dining experience for their guests.
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