Vans Announces First New Zealand Store

Vans, the original action sports brand and advocate for creative expression is proud to announce the opening of its first concept store in New Zealand on Thursday 10th December 2020.

Located within Westfield Newmarket the 120 square metre space pays homage to the brands’ 54 years of promoting creative self-expression in youth culture across action sports, art, music, and street culture. The store will offer a complete range of Vans footwear, apparel, and accessories across Men’s, Women’s and Youth, in addition to exclusive product that will only be available at Vans Newmarket and

"Vans has a strong and loyal customer base in New Zealand and locals love to wear the brand; so it’s exciting to be opening our first concept store in Auckland this summer. Vans stores offer a great brand experience with an extensive product offering available from the iconic classics, new skate and lifestyle footwear styles, as well as a broad range of apparel," explained Ben Hapgood, Group General Manager, New Zealand and Accent Wholesale.

To commemorate the store’s opening Vans has shoulder tapped world-renowned artist and Vans partner Jason Woodside to help bring the opening celebrations to life. On Thursday 10th December Jason Woodside will be in store delivering three custom Jason Woodside skateboard decks and chatting to Vans fans.

The three customised skateboard decks will be on display from Thursday 10th – Sunday 12th December. Vans will be running an in-store competition to giveaway the three decks to three lucky winners. All Vans fans have to do is head in-store, discover the Jason Woodside QR code and sign up to win!

Additionally, each day from Thursday 10th December – Sunday 13th December, the first 25 customers who head in-store and spend $150 will receive a complimentary gift with purchase.