They have become part of the Kiwi landscape and our national identity alongside other Kiwiana icons like the All Blacks, Buzzy Bees, Number 8 wire and the Edmonds Cookery Book. One of NZ’s most popular satirical characters, Fred Dagg, famously always wore Skellerup made gumboots, the Marathon and the Perth, and coined the famous phrase, “If it weren’t for your gumboots where would you be?”
Natural rubber compounds with built in UV inhibitors to withstand New Zealand’s harsh sunlight
Heavy-duty non-clog cleated sole to keep you moving
Heavy-duty 100% cotton canvas bonded to the rubber gives the boots greater strength, flexibility and protection.