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It's what's on the surface that counts.

Recreational surfaces for playgrounds, sports facilities, and public spaces.

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If you’re considering recreational surfacing for your local parks and playgrounds, you’ll find the products you need in the Numat range. You’ll even find a few products that take you beyond the surface.


Your school’s surfaces need to be safe and easy to maintain. They also need to look great and be fun to play on. With the Numat range of playground surfaces, you have access to all of the above.


Your early learning centre needs surfacing that’s super safe and totally toddler friendly. With Numat’s play surfaces you’ll have peace of mind that what you’ve put down is non-toxic, soft underfoot, and safety certified.


Are you considering protective safety surfacing for your gym, sports courts, or poolside area? If so, you’re in the right place. Numat has the full range of products for these areas and more.


Surface products

The play surface that stays brighter for longer.

A shock absorbing turf system suited to playgrounds applications. Perfect for school and pre-school play areas.

MulchSet is a ‘natural look’ safety surface for recreational areas, playgrounds, and walkways.

The sports surface that stays brighter for longer.

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When it comes to recreational surfaces in New Zealand, what are the options? What do they cost? And, which one is right for you? In our learning hub, you’ll find articles, videos, and guides that answer all of these questions in detail.

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Further Case Studies

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Further Case Studies

Kopupaka Reserve Playground

Auckland, Westgate

Kopupaka Reserve playground in Westgate, Auckland was the 2021, New Zealand Parks Awards, Playground of the Year. The playground ‘wowed’ judges with its mission to prevent emissions and support local climate change, as well as its vibrant colour and edible plantings.

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Wanaka’s Rotary Park

Wanaka, Otago

In 2021, Numat worked with the Queenstown Lakes District Council and playground design company, Creo, to upgrade Wanaka’s Rotary Park Playground. The surface design called for blues, greens, and greys to match the parks surroundings.

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Remuera Primary School

Remuera, Auckland

Remuera Primary School has taken full advantage of the design capabilities of our Pour’n’Play rubber surfacing.

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BestStart Naenae

Lower Hutt, Wellington

Centre manager Emma Barber wanted an outdoor space that was inviting, practical and allowed the children to extend their physical development.

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Which surface is right for me?

Download our playground surfacing guide!

This free guide has all you need to know about the play surfacing options available in New Zealand.

How much will it cost?

Watch our surfacing cost video.

One of the most common questions we get is, “How much will my playground surface cost.” In this video, we seek to answer that question.

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