Awnings Christchurch, Umbrellas & Louvres: Christchurch is Home to Our Head Office & Brand-new Main Factory


When it comes to umbrellas, shade sails, louvres and awnings, Christchurch residents and business owners have been coming to Johnson & Couzins for years and years. Established in 1866, Johnson & Couzins has been in the South Island for over 150 years, making us one of NZ's oldest companies. Back in the day we made a name for ourselves by manufacturing quality horse covers, hammocks, tents and tarpaulins. Today, we're still keeping New Zealand under cover, but our product range has evolved and our workforce has grown. 

Johnson & Couzins' Philosophy: When it comes to louvres, awnings, umbrellas and shade sails, Christchurch- or NZ-made is best.

Our head office, main factory and show room has just moved into a brand-new purpose-built building at 12 Avenger Crescent in Wigram, Christchurch. Shade sails and awnings, umbrellas and sliding roofs, outdoor screens and custom projects - this is where we design and manufacture the bulk of our product range. Johnson & Couzins' 4 directors Mark, Bill, James and Tim are based here, running an ever-growing team of canvas workers, welders, engineers and installers and exporting our shade range as far away as Australia.

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