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2018 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Outdoor gifts for outdoor dads


BioLite SunLight $39.99
Up to 50 hours of light on a single charge, integrated solar panel offers unlimited light and versatile setup so dad can leave his batteries behind. One hundred lumen dimmable light can change to practically any colour.

SOG PowerPlay
Compact, comfortable, and feature-rich, the PowerPlay brings many often-used tool components into a small pocketable multi-tool. Features include pliers, a straight-edge and fully serrated blade which can be accessed single-handedly and without opening the tool.


2B Insect Repellent $24.50
Water-resistant, lasts up to eight hours, 100 per cent natural, New Zealand made. 2B is effective against all biting insects including mosquitoes and sandflies.


Leatherman Wave $269.99
The Wave will allow dad to quickly access four of the 18 tools (two knife blades, a file and a saw) with one hand, and without opening the tool. Covered by Leatherman’s 25-year warranty.


MSR WindBurner Group Stove System $429.99
Radiant burner and enclosed, windproof design allow the WindBurner to boil water fast and operate in weather that leaves conventional burners in the cold. Integrated cookware with built-in heat exchanger efficiently transfers heat. Nests inside its ceramic-coated 2.5-litre pot for easy packing and assembly. 591g.


Macpac Ridge Fleece Pullover $149.99
A performance mid-layer designed for breathability and temperature control – perfect for dad’s winter tramps or for cool summer days. 410g.


FujiFilm X-T100 XC15-45mm Kit $1299
A sleek, compact and lightweight mirrorless digital camera, small enough to fit in your coat pocket. Its 24.2 megapixel sensor delivers high image quality and 4K movie recording – the perfect companion for those beginning their photographic journey. 


Gerber Dime $39.99
The idea is simple: always be prepared. The Dime is a mini multi-tool with an impressive list of features, ensuring dad will be ready for anything. This butterfly open tool fits on your keychain yet has 12 useful tools. 


Go Native Provisions 3 meal pack $39.95
Fuel dad with delicious NZ-made casseroles and curries. Quick to cook – heat and ready to eat in six minutes. As good to eat at home as they are in the wilderness.


Suunto 9 Baro $999.90
Multisport GPS watch with up to 120 hours of continuous exercise tracking. Features barometer,  weather functions, GPS navigation, 100m water-resistance.


Panasonic DC-FT7 $749
Built to go everywhere, the FT7 features dust sealing and a two-metre shockproof rating. It’s ideal for all your above ground adventures, plus with a 31m waterproof rating, it can also follow your adventures underwater.


Deejo Tattoo 37g $99.99
Ultra-light knife in 420 stainless steel and a matte finish. Features a secure liner lock system decorated with fine laser engraving, belt clip and solid granadilla wood handle slab.


MapToaster Mobile from $189
Detailed topo maps for Garmin outdoor GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours, DOC estate boundaries and scenic reserves. Comes with MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software.


Gerber Center-Drive Multi-Tool $199.99
One-thumb opening design allows for quick deployment of the three full-size tools dad depends on most – pliers, blades, and the screwdriver. The extra-long magnetic bit driver gives the same torque and rotation as a traditional screwdriver. Lifetime warranty.


Jetboil MicroMo $279.95
Ultralight with ultra cooking control, the MicroMo balances streamlined and travel-friendly weight with uncompromising cooking performance. Features cold-weather reliability, a wind-blocking shroud, low-profile design, simmer control, push-button igniter. 340g. 


Gerber Suspension $69.99
With 12 components housed in its open frame, no job is too big or small for the spring-loaded Suspension. Featuring needle nose pliers, wire cutter, fine edge blade, serrated blade, saw, scissors, screwdrivers, can and bottle opener. 255g.

FujiFilm X-H1 Digital Camera $3399
Missing the action shot will be a distant memory with FujiFilm’s X-H1. With a robust and durable body, it incorporates a range of features for shooting in various scenarios, including action-packed sports and activities. Lens sold separately. 

Wilderness gift card from $72
Feed and nurture your dad’s love of the outdoors with a Wilderness gift subscription. For just $72 for a year’s access to or $89.50 for 12 monthly issues and full access to the website, a subscription to Wilderness is truly the gift that keeps on giving.