Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

Outdoor Packages

We've got loads of experience in helping New Zealanders enjoy the great outdoors.

Our value-packed Outdoor Packages include practical combinations of some of our most popular outdoor solutions designed to suit different needs, spaces and communities.

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Our school and university grounds furniture creates engaging outdoor spaces that focus on providing students with alternative learning and break spaces as well as safety and ongoing performance.

Students are at the heart of our designs, with furniture that looks and feels great, with the inherent resilience that school and university life demands.

Practical Outdoor Solutions for Schools, Colleges, Universities & Education Centres

New Zealand’s education centres choose Urban Effects because we offer practical,
durable furniture to match budgets and funding.

  • Long-term value through easy care and longevity are a given:
  • Robust designs that only require easy, minimal maintenance.
  • Made specifically to suit New Zealand’s climate and conditions.
  • Built for protection – with strong and stable structures, no sharp edges, and specially designed fixings to resist tampering, vandalism and theft.

We provide a complete range of outdoor education solutions for every stage, age and ability – from school to university, including:

  • Tables ranging from school-sized lunch benches to table settings for 12 adults
  • Outdoor learning tables for study breaks, craft work and eating meals
  • Strong but lightweight bench seating that can be moved easily and stacked for minimal storage
  • Choir stands and grandstand seating for sporting events
  • Bike /scooter stands and water fountains
Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

Sustainable Outdoor Furniture

We have seen them all before; old, sun-faded, and dilapidated outdoor furniture that is barely holding itself together. Cheaply made and destined for landfill, it is far too common a sight in the backyards, parks, and common areas of New... Read more

Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

Healthy Cities & Urban Planning

Across the globe, more and more people are choosing to live in urban areas as opposed to rural areas. Cities and urban areas are attractive to people as they often provide more opportunities for employment, and access to better services... Read more

Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

5 Essential Things Every Public Park Needs

In the world of urban planning, green spaces are an extremely important element. This is especially true here in picturesque New Zealand, where our natural environment is second to none. But what makes a perfect public park? There are some... Read more

Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

The Importance of Parks and Open Spaces

The Importance of Parks Perhaps one of the elements of urban planning that are taken for granted most often, recreational areas and parks are important for a vast number of reasons. They provide the opportunity for far-reaching benefits on the health, economy,... Read more

Outdoor Furniture for Schools and Universities

Will Public Spaces Change After Isolation?

In cities around the world, public spaces emphasise our human desire for inclusion and sharing. With common assets, public spaces allow us to congregate, meet, relax, share, and play. Since the outbreak of the global pandemic COVID-19, cities, societies, and... Read more