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 premium 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, Altra Footwear, One Planet, Marmot, The North Face, Vaude, Mont, Earth Sea Sky, Sherpa, Lowe Alpine, Salewa, Salomon, Rab, Lowa, Leki, Deuter, Montane, Merrell, MSR and Camelbak.

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

The Team

Ben Sinclair - Managing Director
Rob Worham - Manager Mary Drenth - Sales Consultant

Alicia Gimelfarb - Sales Consultant Christian Bilby - Sales Consultant

Mark Sinclair opened
Living Simply in Newmarket 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 (on proof of membership):
Auckland Tramping Club, West Auckland Tramping Club, Howick Tramping Club, North Shore Tramping Club, Auckland Baptist Tramping Club, NZAC, FMC, WOPs
, AUTC, Land SAR
If buying from our Website phone or email us with Club Card Credentials and we can supply a discount voucher. 


Living Simply is a Corporate sponsor of the Westpac Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust