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24 outdoor gift ideas for Father’s Day

Illustration: Claudia Mora
Gift ideas for outdoor dads

 

2B Insect Repellent $24.50
Water-resistant, lasts up to eight hours, 100% Natural.  2B is effective against all biting insects including mosquitoes and sandflies. www.2b.kiwi.nz


Black Diamond Moji Lantern $44.99
Extremely simple and extremely bright, the Moji is a compact camp lantern featuring a durable construction and 100 lumens of power for no-frills illumination. www.southernapproach.co.nz

Gerber Suspension $69.99
With 12 components housed in its open frame, jo job is too big or small for the spring-loaded Suspension. Featuring needlenose pliers, wire cutter, fine-edge blade, serrated blade, saw, scissors, crosspoint screwdriver,  small and medium flatblade screwdrivers, can opener, bottle opener and lanyard hole. 255g. www.gerbergear.com

Sea to Summit TravellingLight Shirt Folder $69.99
Finally, a lightweight solution to keeping business shirts and trousers crease-free while travelling. Adjustable Velcro closing system to ensures     different clothing combinations remain secure inside. www.southernapproach.co.nz

BioLite Charge 20 $79.99
Ultrathin stainless steel design houses a powerful 5200mAh battery from which you can recharge your smartphone or power or charge other USB devices in the field. Silicone gasket makes it dunkproof, ready for spills or unexpected rain. 165g. www.ampro.co.nz

Macpac Down Booties $79.99
The perfect lightweight insulated hut boot, these sleeping bags for your feet can be easily transported in your pack. www.macpac.co.nz

Victorinox Pioneer Limited Edition $89.99
With olive-green alox scales stamped from aluminum, embossed and then anodised, this unique knife makes a great gift. Features blade, reamer, punch, can opener with screwdriver, bottle opener with screwdriver, wire stripper and key ring. 71g. www.ampro.co.nz

Deejo Tattoo 37g $99.99
Ultra-light knife in 420 stainless steel and a matte finish. Secure liner lock system decorated with fine laser engraving. Belt clip. Solid Granadilla wood handle slab.37g. www.bobo.co.nz

Gerber Gator 154cm $99.99
Hunting dads will appreciate Gerber’s Gator grip handle texture for non slip grip and USA-made 154CM stainless steel 9.5cm folding blade that holds its edge for longer. Ballistic nylon sheath included.  www.gerbergear.com

Leatherman Wingman $99.99
Dad deserves a multi-tool that will always have his back. The Leatherman Wingman has 14 tools, featuring spring-action pliers and other essentials like scissors and screwdrivers to tackle a wide range of tasks. Made in the USA and covered by the Leatherman 25-year warranty. www.tightlines.co.nz

Jetboil MightyMo $119.95
An ultra-stowable, single burner stove with a 10,000 BTU burner and unbeatable simmer control. Regulated for consistent performance down to -6°, push-button igniter, compact design. 95g. www.allsports.co.nz

MSR TrailShot Microfilter $129.99
This tiny water filter lets you drink directly from the source or fill your vessels with clean water. Easy one-handed operation filters one litre in 60 seconds. Compact and no setup required. Removes 99.9999% of bacteria. 142g. www.ampro.co.nz

Ledlenser MH6 Headlamp $139
Brighten up Dad’s day with Ledlenser’s MH6 headlamp. Lightweight but powerful, it is rechargeable but can also run on AAA batteries. It features Smart Light Technology and Advanced Focus System (broad to focused beam). German designed and engineered. Seven-year extended warranty. www.ledlenseroutdoor.co.nz

Macpac Litealp duffel $149.99
Made with legendary AzTec canvas, the 35-litre Litealp Duffel is hard-wearing and weather-resistant. Featuring a detachable, adjustable shoulder strap and two grab handles. 64g. www.macpac.co.nz

Macpac Quasar Fleece Jacket $169.99
A versatile fleece jacket, this layer provides mid-level warmth and wind resistance, making it perfect for city and outdoor adventures. 500g. www.macpac.co.nz

Helinox Chair Zero $134 (AUD)
At 490g, the Chair Zero is the lightest and most compact Helinox chair ever. Capable of supporting 120kg, it’s strong enough for every adventure experience. www.helinox.com.au

MapToaster Topo/NZ topo from $179
Topographical mapping and aerial photos for your PC. All the rich detail of the LINZ topo maps – seamless across NZ. Includes Topo50 and Topo250 map series. www.maptoaster.com

MapToaster Mobile/NZ topo from $189
Detailed topo maps for the Garmin ‘X’ series, Oregon, 62 and Dakota series GPS units. Includes tracks, huts, roads, rivers, land cover, contours. Includes MapToaster Topo/NZ desktop software. www.maptoaster.com

Tatonka Skill $240
German-designed, lightweight pack perfect for the Dad who enjoys single-day tramps. X Vent Zero harness allows airflow, an extra wide top opening makes it easy to load, while the contoured shoulder straps and reverse-pull waist belt ensure a comfortable fit. Two-year warranty. www.tatonka.co.nz

SOG PowerGrab Multi-Tool $210
A workhorse of a multi-tool with compound leverage pliers, fully serrated blade, straight blade, soft and hard wire cutter, can opener, small and large flat screwdrivers, scissors, magnetic hex bit driver, Phillips screwdriver, rulers and more. www.nzammo.co.nz

Suunto Traverse Alpha $799.90
The Traverse Alpha combines strong build quality with a full set of outdoor features. It’ll become Dad’s guide in the wild, keeping him on track with GPS/GLONASS navigation. www.suunto.com

Panasonic DMC-G85 with 12-60mm lens $1799
Packing an impressive 5-Axis dual image stabiliser and 4K technologies, the G85 is a splash and dustproof camera which captures perfect moments with impressive clarity, especially when shooting outdoors. www.panasonic.com

Panasonic DMC-FZ300GNK $999
Take this ruggedly designed camera outdoors. With its 600mm/F2.8 high-speed lens and 4K video/photo recording capability it will ensure you catch those fleeting photo opportunities. www.panasonic.com

Panasonic DMC-TZ110GNS $1149
Explore the world and capture every moment with a camera that moves as you do. Its 1-inch high sensitivity MOS sensor and powerful 10x zoom mean it’s never been easier to make travel moments last forever. www.panasonic.com