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Zempire Camping Equipment

Zempire Camping Equipment has been developing premium camping products since 2006. Originally based in Christchurch, Zempire is now located in Hamilton, New Zealand. Starting out as a small team of outdoor enthusiasts thinking of new innovative camping ideas. The brand has now grown to be one of the most trusted camping brands in the country and across the world. Zempire Camping products can now be found in many countries around the world from the UK, Eurpope, Australia, Asia, USA and all across the South Pacific. 


Zempire Camping Equipment has gained a reputation for creating innovative high quality product, as can be seen from some highlights from our amazing brand history.


2006 - First range of Freedom Camping designed Canvas and Dome tents are sold in specialist camping stores around New Zealand 


2007 - The GRAND becomes the  first canvas tent in the market to feature an intergrated twin layer mesh vented roof

         - Product range expanded to include camping furniture and accessories


2008 - The Airflow Series become the first dome tents to feature a fully ventilated 3 layer roof system

         - Head Office moved to Hamilton, New Zealand


2009 - The iNVERT series becomes the first dome tents to feature a inverted internal door to create extra internal space


2011 - UK distribution established under the Zempire Camping brand

         - Korean distribution established under the Zempire Camping brand


2012 - The C4 become the first dome tents featuring fully sealed and and waterpprof removable rooms and awnings

         - Taiwan distribution established under the Zempire Camping brand


2014 - Rebranded to Freedom Zempire to aid expansion of international markets

         - Aerodomes become the first TPU inflatable family dome tents available in the New Zealand Market


2015 - Australian Distribution established


Zempire Camping Equipment is an extremely proud New Zealand brand and is now spreading our unique spin on premium quality, innovative, new age camping gear to rest of the World. We have now done extensive research on the specific requirements for international markets, such as the UK and Europe and have ensured our tents are designed specifically to withstand the rigours of the Northern Hemisphere weather extremes.