About Us

Welcome to New Zealand Light Leathers; the world's only farmed deer leather specialist. We deliver exclusive luxury through intimate partnerships with the most prestigious international designers and fashion houses.

New Zealand Light Leathers is the luxury fashion division of Argent Group Europe, the United Kingdom's leading purveyor of fresh produce; supplied through partnerships with the world's very best farmers.

New Zealand Light Leathers was founded in 1973, giving us more than 40 years of experience with premium leather production. We have built an expert team based on your needs, beyond simply beautiful New Zealand Farmed Deer leather. Our in-house team of leather technicians serve as an extension of your own technical team, our shipping team ensures seamless delivery to your chosen location around the world, and our marketing team is available to assist with unlocking the story of your leather.

Our team is located within the seaside town of Timaru, in the South Island of New Zealand. This gives us ready access to the most beautiful natural material that New Zealand's pristine environment can produce. Our customers consider us as their own bespoke tannery, and we pride ourselves on our communication service no matter where you might call home. Our sales and marketing team regularly travel to the world's fashion centres, and work closely with a dedicated team of partners located in your area, throughout Europe, North America and Asia.

At New Zealand Light Leathers we pride ourselves in demonstrating and promoting environmental, economic and social stewardship - to uphold the reputation of your brand, to give your customers peace of mind, and for the sustainable future of our generations to follow. This means we only work with farmed New Zealand Deer that have been grown as nature intended by accredited New Zealand farmers.