Tough Shelters for Tough Environments

Engineered to thrive in the harshest NZ conditions
You won't find a stronger shelter for the price

Our shipping container shelters

We pride ourselves on transforming durable shipping containers into versatile, eco-friendly shelters suitable for a myriad of purposes. Whether you’re seeking a cozy backyard retreat, a rugged construction site office, or a sustainable housing solution, our range of container shelters offers unmatched durability, flexibility, and affordability.


Explore our collection and discover how we’re revolutionizing the concept of modern living and working spaces with our innovative shipping container solutions.

40ft Container Shelter With Solid Back Wall
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What makes Tough Shelters Unique?

Container shelters, designed for agricultural, commercial and industrial use, represent a significant innovation in providing strong, versatile, durable, and cost-effective solutions for businesses across New Zealand.


Cyclone Gabrielle saw many shelters destroyed, risking damage to the contents, surrounding plant, buildings, machinery and infrastructure – we took notice


Tough Shelters are constructed using high-grade materials designed to give you optimal protection against all environmental elements, making them ideal for storage, workshops, agricultural needs, or perfect temporary workspace solutions.

The primary advantage of a Tough Shelter is its incredible adaptability. Securely custom mounted on 20ft or 40 ft shipping containers, they can be easily assembled and disassembled, allowing your businesses to respond swiftly to operational needs or changes in location.


This mobility is especially beneficial in the construction, mining, and agriculture industries, where the need for on-site shelter can often be temporary or subject to change.

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Why our container shelters?

Our products are not just about providing shelter; they’re about reimagining what’s possible with repurposed materials. Each container shelter is meticulously designed and crafted to offer more than just protection from the elements – they offer a blend of functionality, durability, and style that’s unmatched.


If you are looking for a versatile, cost-effective, and easy-to-use way to protect your assets from the elements anywhere in New Zealand, then a container shelter from Tough Shelters is a great option.


Here are some of the specific benefits of using container shelters:

Protection from the New Zealand elements

Container shelters from Tough Shelters provide excellent protection from the elements, including rain, snow, wind, and UV. This makes them ideal for storing sensitive equipment or materials that need to be protected from the weather. Many container shelters are used to store machinery, equipment or materials out of the wind and rain.


Container shelters from Tough Shelters are made from durable materials that can withstand the harshest conditions. This makes them a long-term investment that protect your assets for many years to come. Our container shelters are made from high quality steel and high density fabric, which are both very strong and durable . Available in White, White with Clear Panels, Green & Camouflage colours.

Ease of installation

Container shelters are rapid to install. This makes them a quick and easy way to get the undercover protection you need. Container shelters can be assembled by a small team in a matter of hours. They can either be installed by our team, or by your own team (with guidance from us).


Container shelters can be easily relocated, making them a great option for businesses that need dry, undercover storage space that needs to move around periodically. What’s more, container shelters rarely require planning permission.


Container shelters are a cost-effective way to protect your assets. They are less expensive than traditional buildings and can be installed in a fraction of the time. The cost of a container shelter will vary depending on the size and features you choose, but they are typically much less expensive than traditional buildings.

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Tough Shelters, We Have You Covered!

With over 20 years in the industry, Tough Shelters is branching out New Zealand-wide with a complete selection of permanent, semi-permanent and relocatable shelters in a range of styles and sizes to suit your needs.


Self-build and professional onsite placement and assembly solutions available.


No matter what your shelter needs are…

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