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Introducing Callum Chuter

Introducing Callum Chuter

We're stoked to have local surfer and all round good guy Callum Chuter onboard here at Neufound as an ambassador – He's an extra good sport and even jumps in for the odd shoot when required! As a recently new Dad, busy parenting and also flying planes (yep you heard that right!), he doesn't get a lot of time. So his lovely partner Chloe, gave us this bio... Congrats on the new addition guys!! Callum grew up in the sunny Bay of Plenty in Tauranga and found his love for surfing at the age of 9. Quickly turning his love into a competitive...

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Cellulose Acetate M49 - Natural on a new level

Cellulose Acetate M49 - Natural on a new level

We are proud to be manufacturing our frames with cellulose acetate. But what is it you may ask? Cellulose Acetate is a natural plastic, which is manufactured from purified natural cellulose. Natural cellulose is derived primarily from two sources, cotton and wood pulp. In the manufacturing process of Cellulose Acetate, natural cellulose is reacted with organic plasticisers to produce Cellulose Acetate, this goes through a range of processes to form your frames.The resulting material is biodegradable, is highly malleable and has aesthetic appeal, it is also hypoallergenic, being better for you and the environment. 🌎♻️ Our acetate partner Mazzucchelli is...

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Introducing Nami Hampe

Introducing Nami Hampe

Introducing Nami Hampe the muse behind NEUFOUND® Eyewear’s SS21 range. Every bit the chic Frenchwoman, Nami perfectly embodies the NEUFOUND spirit — both Effortlessly stylish and elegant. It was immediately evident when we engaged Nami that she was able to help us capture the vibe we were after for the  SS21 campaign. With an extensive modelling background, working with many international brands ere and abroad, she was the percent choice to release the 21 range. Together with photographer Rach Dobbs and Nami’s partner John, we were able to nail every look perfectly with the most amazing backdrop and evening light.  Thanks...

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We talk "Verticus" with Gav Bisman

We talk "Verticus" with Gav Bisman

NEUFOUND® recently had the privilege of supporting local grass roots skate jam ‘Verticus’ for the inaugural competition in Mount Maunganui. Drawing in a crowd of 500+ spectators and open to New Zealand’s premier vert skate talent — the afternoon did not disappoint with a young and veteran crew throwing down some epic skating. We recently caught up with Gav Bisman for a chat about the event - As all who know him can attest, Gav is an all round good guy, tireless community advocate and stalwart supporter of the NZ surf and skate scene…   Gav, what’s the idea around Verticus?...

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