Living Simply 1988, the first Outdoor Store in Newmarket


About Us

Living Simply is an outdoor clothing and equipment specialty store that has been trading in Newmarket (Auckland, New Zealand) since 1988. We are an independent family business, 100% New Zealand owned and operated. Our staff are all experienced outdoor enthusiasts who often have personal experience in our product range.

We stock a large range of quality footwear, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, outdoor clothing including; rainwear, baselayers, thermals, fleece, downwear, socks & gloves. We also stock dehydrated food, stoves, cooking equipment and all your other hiking essentials.

Leading local and international brands in store include Aarn Bodypacks, One Planet, Marmot, The North Face, Vaude, Mont, Earth Sea Sky, Sherpa, Lowe Alpine, Salewa, Rab, Lowa, Leki, Deuter, Merrell, MSR and Camelbak.

Living Simply today, Auckland city's only independent outdoor store. Same location since 1988.

The Team

Ben Sinclair - Managing Director
Chris Saboureau - Manager
Shae Muirson  - Assistant Manager
Rob Worham - Sales Consultant

Aidan Vale  - Sales Consultant
Christian Bilby - Sales Consultant Sophie Jenkins - Sales Consultant


Mark Sinclair opened Living Simply Auckland Limited in 1988. He worked on the shop floor full-time up until October 2015. 
He is now retired but continues to tramp, mountain bike and travel the world.

 Mark Sinclair - Founder      

We offer a discount to the following club members:
Auckland Tramping Club, Howick Tramping Club, NZAC, FMC, WOPs
, AUTC, Land SAR

Corporate sponsor of Westpac Auckland Rescue Helicopter