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Where to buy washable, reusable face masks in New Zealand

Find out where you can purchase a mask to be ready in case of another coronavirus outbreak.

Retailers are offering delivery and click and collect services but some orders are taking longer than usual with the increased demand for online shopping. You may experience delays with orders coming from overseas retailers as there are limited flights coming into New Zealand.

Since disposable masks should only be used once, purchasing a reusable mask that can be washed each day may work out to be more cost-effective.

Munch face mask

Munch Cupboard

Munch Cupboard offers “The Good Facemask” to protect and keep the vulnerable in work. Sewn by their award-winning Homework force using beautiful New Zealand designed fabrics, printed on GOTS certified organic cotton and comes with an elastic nose pieces and webbing tape.

  • 100% reusable and washable
  • Organic patterned fabric 100% made in NZ
  • Adjustable ties to fit the face and molding around the nose


Clear Collective

Stocking reusable masks for both kids and adults in a variety of fun patterns, Clear Collective makes it easy to stock up on masks for the whole family.

  • Washable and reusable
  • Breathable, comfortable and skin-friendly
  • Available in both adults and kids sizes
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TheMarket cloth face mask

The Market

This New Zealand-based online marketplace for household and personal goods stocks reusable face masks from brands like Lovisa and Eyes on Floyd.

  • Own it now, pay later with Zip
  • Range of colours
  • Options for men, women and children
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Platypus face mask


Made from lightweight materials with moisture-wicking technology, Platypus’s face masks have three filters for enhanced protection.

  • Afterpay is available
  • Free delivery on orders over $140
  • 10% discount for students
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Dick Smith cloth mask

Dick Smith

Online electronics retailer Dick Smith stocks a selection of face masks. Choose between a lightweight washable mask or a reusable mask with a respirator.

  • Fast dispatch
  • Some items have free shipping
  • Other mask types available

Wiggle reusable mask


Wiggle’s BUFF Filter Masks are lightweight and breathable, and come with adjustable head and neck straps. You’ll also get five replacement filters.

  • Priority delivery within 5 days
  • 365-day return policy
  • Other mask types available
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Kosette Face Mask


Natural health product provider iHerb is currently selling a selection of reusable masks in both single and multipack options.

  • Free shipping on orders over $60.76
  • Read reviews from previous customers
  • Other mask types available
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Woman With Shock Absorber Face Mask


Fashion giant THE ICONIC stocks an assorted range of face masks, including washable options. Check out the neoprene masks from H-Wood which come in a pack of four.

  • Free delivery to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch for orders over $50
  • Helpful customer service available via live chat
  • 15% student discount on full-priced items

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Etsy specialises in handmade items, meaning that you’ll find plenty of washable cloth masks available. Once again, it’s best to check the seller rating along with customer reviews before making a purchase from an online marketplace.

  • Shipping and delivery times advised at checkout
  • Creative, unique pieces that you won’t find anywhere else
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Design B London Face Mask


Fashion retailer ASOS is stocking a selection of washable masks in stylish designs for men and women. With the purchase of certain masks, the retailer will also donate $2 to Oxfam’s Coronavirus Emergency Response Appeal.

  • 10% discount for students
  • Free standard delivery within 7 working days for orders over $63
  • Buy now, pay later with Afterpay
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Terracotta Face Mask


Fast fashion store Missguided stocks a range of machine washable masks in a variety of colours and styles.

  • 10% student discount
  • Standard delivery $14.99
  • Express delivery available

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Society6 face mask


If you’re looking for a mask with a unique pattern or design, check out the large range of options at Society6.

  • Machine washable
  • Dual layer construction
  • Proceeds go to COVID-19 recovery effort
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PrincessHighway facemask white

Princess Highway

At Princess Highway you can purchase multi-packs of 100% cotton masks. Packs contain 8 single-use filters for each mask.

  • Adjustable ear straps
  • $15 flat rate shipping
  • Replacement filters available
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Zaful face mask


Thinking ahead to whether you’ve got suitable swimwear for summer? Kill two birds with one stone by shopping for a bikini and face mask set at Zaful.

  • Express shipping available
  • Discounts for students
  • 60-day return policy
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Quay Australia face mask

Quay Australia

Quay Australia is stocking reusable double-layered face masks in packs of three. Each mask is a different colour so you can alternate each day.

  • Machine washable
  • Adjustable straps
  • Read reviews from other customers
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Antibacterial Face Mask


If you’re in the market for a reusable but trendy face mask, check out fast-fashion retailer PrettyLittleThing. The site has a range of great designs available at affordable price points.

  • Get standard delivery for $9.99 or express shipping for $19.99
  • Check out the sale section of the website for year-round discounts
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Plain white face mask


In addition to stocking a great range of activewear and swimwear, L’urv also now sells protective face masks and filters too.

  • Afterpay is available
  • Free delivery on orders over $150
  • 14-day returns policy
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Pink cloth masks


PatPat has a great range of cloth masks for men, women and children available, making it a great place to stock up on protective gear for the whole family.

  • 10% off your first order with email signup
  • Kids sizes available
  • Free shipping on eligible items
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Jack London face masks

Jack London

Jack London has 100% cotton face masks available. Purchase an individual mask or pack of 3 with 8 single-use filters included.

  • $15 flat rate shipping
  • Adjustable ear straps
  • Replacement filters available
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Dangerfield face mask


Pick up a multi-pack of 100% cotton reusable face masks at Dangerfield. Each mask comes with 8 single-use nanoblown filters.

  • Purchase additional filters separately
  • $15 flat rate shipping to NZ
  • Adjustable ear straps
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Gorman face mask


If you’re looking for a reusable face mask that comes with single-use filters, check out the multi-packs of check-designed masks at gorm.

  • Packs of 3 masks
  • 8 filters included for each mask
  • Adjustable ear straps
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Rainbow Face Mask


Fast fashion favourite boohoo currently has a huge range of reusable cloth masks to choose from. From plain black to rainbow coloured, you can stay safe without compromising on style by shopping here.

  • Standard shipping $14.99
  • 28-day returns policy
  • Afterpay and Laybuy available
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Protective Face Mask


If you’re looking for simple and affordable face masks, Bonds has plain washable cloth masks sold in multipacks.

  • Free shipping on orders over AUD$100
  • Join Bonds & Me for 10% off
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Woman wearing face mask

Beginning Boutique

This online fashion store is stocking a range of cloth face masks to suit any outfit.

  • DHL shipping available
  • Free shipping on orders over $75
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Coltorti face mask


At Coltorti Boutique you’ll find 3-layer cotton face masks in either an all-over bandana or animal print. Masks are washable with a moldable nose bridge.

  • Delivery in 2-4 working days
  • 14-day return policy
  • Shipping costs calculated at checkout
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Surfstitch face mask


Surf and streetwear retailer Surfstitch are stocking antimicrobial and linen fashion face masks in a selection of colours.

  • Laybuy available
  • Student discount
  • Free shipping on orders over $100
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Dorothy perkins face mask

Dorothy Perkins

Dorothy Perkins has face coverings for both men and women. The handy packs of two, three or five mean you can wash and wear at the same time.

  • Sign up to get 10% off
  • Machine washable

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Reusable Face Mask

Marks & Spencer

Shop for reusable face masks at your favourite British department store, Marks and Spencer (M&S). Renowned for offering high-quality products across virtually all departments and get free shipping to New Zealand.

  • Free express shipping to New Zealand on orders over $200.
  • High-quality products across virtually all departments.
  • Excellent delivery tracking system

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Online giant eBay stocks products from local and international sellers, making it easy to find a washable face mask. Just be sure to check the seller rating before you buy so that you know you’re shopping from a reputable supplier.

  • Good option for buying in bulk
  • Some sellers deliver to New Zealand
  • Free international shipping on some products
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Which of these retailers offer free delivery?

  • TheMarket: Free for The Market Club members when you spend $45 or more
  • THE ICONIC: Free delivery for orders over $50
  • ASOS: Free standard delivery within 7 working days for orders over $63
  • Cotton On: Free delivery on orders over $60
  • iHerb: Free delivery on orders over $57.30
  • Bonds: Free shipping on orders over AUD$100
  • eBay: Free international shipping on some products

Will a mask protect me from COVID-19?

While a face mask will not make you immune to COVID-19, it can stop particles that are released when you cough or sneeze from travelling too far in the air. According to ABC health reporter Olivia Willis, “COVID-19 is mostly spread via respiratory droplets” and “face masks can help to catch some of these fluid splashes”.

Face masks also serve as a reminder to stop touching your face, which the World Health Organization has said is important in preventing the transfer of the virus from surfaces to your nose, eyes or mouth.

It is important to remember that masks will not stop you from contracting the virus and that you should continue to adhere to recommendations on personal hygiene and social distancing when wearing one.

How do you wash a reusable face mask?

To find out how best to wash your face mask, it is a good idea to check the product description on the site that you bought it from.

If this information is not available, the Ministry of Health recommends the following steps to clean your mask:

  • Wash the mask in the washing machine at 60 degrees Celcius with washing powder or liquid.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water.
  • Dry your hands before touching the mask.
  • Make sure your mask is completely dry before using it again.

How to safely wear and remove a mask

For your mask to be as protective as possible, it is important that it is worn properly. According to the World Health Organization, this means that the mask should cover your nose and mouth and have no gaps around the sides of your face. You should also wash or sanitise your hands before and after touching your mask.

When wearing your mask, you should avoid touching it or taking it off to speak to others. Once you remove your mask, it is advised that you place it in a zip lock bag until you are able to wash it, which you should do after each wear.

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