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Newsletter Issue 03

Making Shade at the Tauranga Home Show

What's in our Showroom?

Many customer's come and see us at the Tauranga Home Show. Due to Covid-19 and the May Show being cancelled this year, we thought it was a good idea to remind you of what products are on display in our own Showroom which you are welcome to visit anytime!

  • Omega Retractable Pergola

  • Ziptrak Blinds - in Mesh & Clear PVC

  • Fetuna Cassette Awning

  • Horizon Awning

  • Shademaker Caravan & Motorhome Awning

+ Sample Book and of course our knowledgable and friendly staff!

Product Focus

Introducing our Awnings





Awnings provide shade in Summer and retract to make the most of the Winter sun.

Fetuna Cassette Awning

Docril Canvas - why do we use Docril Canvas in all our Awnings?

Docril is the premium canvas we always use. Well known in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand the Spanish made Docril is long lasting and has many outstanding features. Due to it's use of Teflon in the finishing process ithas exceptional resistance to:

  • Dirt

  • Water

  • High temperatures

  • Chemical reactions

  • Corrison

  • Stress-cracking

Supported by a 10 year UV warranty!


There are many options available to motorise your Awning.We are happy to discuss any of these with you.

Handheld Remote Wall Remote

Wind and Sun Sensor Motion Sensor

Which Awning?

Often it's confusing knowing which Awning to choose. We can help guide you through this process and ensure you get the result you are wanting in the budget you have!

Staff Focus

Keith Sutcliffe, Fabricator and Installer

Keith has been with Making Shade for nearly 5 years. He does all our welding and creates beautiful products out of clumps of metal! He also is our Shademaker Installer.

We call Keith "Dad"....enough said!

He loves a good Netflix series, curry or a weekend away.

Get in touch today for a no obligation free quote.

Wishing you all good health

From the Making Shade team.

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