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Shade Sails – Protection From The Sun, Wind and Rain


Nelson Shade Solutions are specialists in building Custom Sun Shade Sails for Residential and Commercial properties in the top of the South, New Zealand.

We manufacture our Shade Sails using the highest quality materials, and can customize them to suit all your needs.

Nelson Shade Solutions have suppliers all over New Zealand who can provide them with fabric specially designed to keep the Wind, Sun and Rain out while still providing quality and style.


Premium Mesh cloth – up to 96% UV protection while having good water run-off during average rain showers providing moderate protection from the rain


WATER PROOF Shade Fabric – An all-weather shade fabric. Ideal when you seek the look of shade cloth yet require protection from rain. It’s also great for backyard patios or car port.


There is no limit to the size and types of structures that Nelson Shade Solutions can create providing a beautiful and safe coverage.

Great Style Shade Sails! Available in a wide range of colours, styles and shapes, each sun shade is custom made for the area that will be covered.

As our name suggests Shade Sails from Nelson Shade Solutions are proudly designed and manufactured right here in Nelson, using top quality materials and fittings to ensure a good looking, long lasting addition to your outdoor areas.

Shade Sails can add a modern style to any area, and can be completely customized providing the perfect coverage to any area.

Homes, baches, Outbuildings, Schools, Tertiary Buildings, Commercial Applications, Hospitals, Rest Homes, Spas, Swimming Pool Areas, Shops, Café’s, Parks and Public Facilities.

Our Shade Sails offer excellent protection from the intense sun and harmful UV. Designed and manufactured to perform outside, year round, standing up to all the conditions the New Zealand summers and winters (and families!) can throw at them.

Outdoor Blinds and Screens

Maximize the use of your outdoor area by enclosing the space with Nelson Shade Solutions Clear PVC outdoor blinds or screens. We can supply a range of options that will allow you to use your area regardless of the conditions. It really is like creating an outdoor room!

Most of the outdoor blinds and screens can be rolled up when not needed – providing good ventilation in the summer heat. They can be quickly dropped down and secured in place when conditions become unpleasant or the air temp drops. Using a Ziptrak® system down the sides enables your Outdoor room to be weather tight. Outdoor rooms are and excellent option for extending you outdoor living, Café or playcentre while also giving the freedom to easily change it to suit the conditions.


Ziptrak® is an exterior blind Roller system uses a uniquely designed guided track system to ensure protection from all weather. With the unique winding mechanism Ziptrak® glides effortlessly, stopping at any position then secured and locked in the down position to guard against high winds and UV.

To protect you from wind and rain on your veranda or patio, while not compromising the view, use clear or tinted PVC. To provide shade, privacy, wind and rain protection use Mesh from the Shade View Collection. It is a trusted solution for commercial, retail and Residential areas.

Fabric Collections

Along side our screening methods Nelson Shade Solutions also provide a choice of fabrics. They have a range of samples in their show room from Suppliers around New Zealand.

Clear PVC – ideal for blocking the wind and rain but does not block the sun – making it a popular choice. This material has been widely used in the marine industry for many years..

Mesh PVC – although not totally blocking the wind or the rain, this material is easy to look out through yet prevents vision back in – making it ideal for areas where increased daytime privacy is required. 90% blockage from wind, rain and sun.

Total Block PVC – if there is no need to see in or out of the area then solid PVC can be supplied for any of the screen options. Select from a wide range of colours

All our side screens are custom made to the exact size you require. One of our consultants will check your situation and vision then provide advice on what system will work best for you.

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