1.5 Centuries of Shade in New Zealand

Johnson & Couzins are proud to be one of New Zealand's oldest companies - we have been 'the name in shade since 1866'. Based in Christchurch, we have expanded to Auckland in 2010, to Australia in 2014 and to further regional centres in NZ, and we offer more licensee opportunities  throughout New Zealand due to rapid growth.

Johnson & Couzins have the answer to all your shade demands, ranging from large outdoor umbrellas  and shade sails to fully automatic opening roof louvres and canopy awnings. Our shade designs can be found all over New Zealand in both commercial and residential settings.

We are renowned for our comprehensive and outstanding customer service which includes free measure and quote, design and manufacture through to installation.

"We saw the finish job on Friday, all we can say is "WOW" looks amazing and really finishes the house off.  Please thank everyone involved. You certainly have all the right people in the right places doing their jobs to a very high standard, well done!!!!!" - Ted & Sue R.

We design and manufacture most of our products in house and custom-design shade solutions to your specific needs. Constantly developing new products, we offer the very latest in design and quality and always stay at the forefront of our market, setting shade trends. Our latest innovation is the elegant, ultra-modern Concertina Louvre, New Zealand's first fully retractable roof louvre system; our latest achievement is being listed as a Finalist for the prestigious Champion Canterbury Business Awards in the innovation category.

Johnson & Couzins also make a vast range of custom PVC and canvas designs for various markets such as trucking, restaurants and the manufacturing industry.

So whether you need a louvre for your outdoor living area, awnings and umbrellas including outdoor heaters for your business, or simply a tarp, leave it with Johnson & Couzins. Contact us now and we'll get you under cover!

Kind regards, the Johnson & Couzins Team 



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Concertina Louvres

Want to find out more about Australasia's first retractable roof louvres? Head to our brand-new Concertina Louvre website.


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The exclusive Johnson & Couzins Concertina Louvres and awnings feature the finest European motors. Find out more about Somfy.


Our Silencio Louvres are powered by German Elero Motors. Find out more about their technology.

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