As one of Australasia’s most popular shade cloth fabric brands, Z16 holds an unrivalled reputation for durability, UV-R protection and quality. Z16 shade fabric is imported and distributed in New Zealand exclusively by Rainbow Shade NZ.

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Extreme 32 (E32) is a heavy-duty shade cloth specifically designed for large scale shade sail and structure installations that require high strength and stability. Due to its monofilament and tape construction Extreme 32 not only performs excellently in harsh conditions but also provides impressive UVR protection (up to 95.8%).

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Mehler Textiles used for Coolum Beach Hotel Architectural Shade StructureMehler Fabric used in Casino Bregenz 2015 by Marcel MayerMehler Textile used on Truck Vat Covers NZMehler FR580 Used in Residential Carport Structure


The versatile PVC solution – manufactured to the highest standards. Precision-made in Germany, the Mehler range of PVCs are superior textiles that transform. The full range of Mehler PVC is imported and distributed in New Zealand proudly by Rainbow Shade NZ.

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Ziptrak® is recognised as the best track-guided spring-operated outdoor screen system on the market. Having distributed Ziptrak® for over 10 years with a strong supplier relationship we know this product intimately and can help you get the best out of it.

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The Fidlock principle brings together the advantages of magnetic fasteners and mechanical locks. The result is a whole new dimension in terms of functionality, safety and fun. Rainbow Shade is proud to be the exclusive supplier of Fidlock technology for New Zealand.

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DRiZ all-weather shade fabric is a high quality, waterproof shade cloth fabric used for suitable residential and light commercial shade sails and structures. The fabric consists of a high-density polyethylene knitted shade cloth (our Z16), specialised with a low-density polyethylene laminated coating. Ideal when you seek the light look of shade cloth yet require protection…

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