John Hewinson Canvas in Whangarei are Northlands leading design and manufacturers of Shade Sails for homes.

It’s all about being outdoors in New Zealand, and a Shade/sun sail for your outdoor living area is the perfect way to be outside. These are custom made to fit your area and your requirements, from quality material using quality fittings. Shade/sun sails provide up to 98% UV blockout, making it safe for you and your family to be outdoors.

With a huge range of colours you can choose from, your Shade/sun sail will be a fantastic asset for your home.

Contact us to arrange your free design and measure.


Shade Sails are a great way to protect children while they are outside playing, so consider installing one around a pool area or over the childrens outdoor playground. These quality sails will last at least 10 years and as we take pride in designing a Shade Sail that is aesthetically pleasing, your outdoor area will be a fantastic place to entertain your family and friends.

Contact us for a free measure and quote