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NZ Made

The only NZ Made outdoor heater. Local manufacturing allows us to offer affordable custom solutions when needed.

Built to Last

Built with marine grade 316 steel. Our heaters are built specially for NZ's salt-laden air. Backed up by NZ's longest warranty.

Energy Efficient

Infrared heating is the most energy efficient form of heating. It offers no energy wastage and is much cheaper than gas!

Outdoor Heating Solutions – Infrared Electric Heaters made in NZ

Kelray Heating was founded out of the need for a high quality outdoor heating solution which was simply not available to NZ consumers. Dissatisfied with the outdoor heating products on the market at the time, Kelray Heating founders, Kelvin Davis and Ray Maddix set out to produce the next generation of outdoor heater.

Other outdoor infrared heaters are built using a lower-grade stainless steel leaving them prone to rust in NZ's heavily salt-laden air. Kelray Heaters are the only outdoor heaters fully constructed using marine grade 316 stainless steel - including all fittings, screws and bolts. The only outdoor heater in NZ, built to last.

Kelray Heating has built a worldwide reputation for their quality, durable product and now supply their outdoor heaters throughout NZ, Australia, Europe, South Korea, Japan and the Pacific.

Custom Options Available

Have a certain colour in mind? Have special mounting requirements? Because we manufacture locally we can build to order.

Built for Coastal Conditions

Where other outdoor heaters have a short product life - with fittings & components quickly rusting out, Kelray's heaters are built to withstand harsh conditions.

Cost & Energy Efficient

Infrared heating is 75% cheaper to run when compared to gas outdoor heaters and with none of the CO2 emissions which has seen gas heaters banned overseas.

Near Instant Heating Speed

With a Kelray outdoor heater, there's no waiting around to warm up! Our heaters reach full temperature in under one minute.


Infrared Outdoor Patio Heaters for NZ Conditions

Kiwis love their outdoor living. But with often unpredictable temperatures our patios and outdoor spaces are often uninhabitable. Kelray Heating’s range of outdoor patio heaters will allow you to utilise your outdoor spaces, all year round. Unlike traditional outdoor patio heaters & lamps which operate on gas and use the process of convection to heat only the surrounding air, Kelray’s electric patio heaters work to drastically minimise heat wastage, ensuring heated air is not blown away in the breeze. Kelray Heating’s electric patio heaters can heat spaces up to 36 square metres and come with a 5 year warranty – NZ’s longest outdoor patio heater warranty.

What our clients say

Kelray heating has worked with a range of businesses, architects and home owners. See what our clients have to say about their experience with Kelray's outdoor infrared heaters. 

  • We had a common problem in a quite uncommon place. Our Bungy site under the Auckland Harbour Bridge can get a little chilly. We thought we’d have difficulties sourcing an outdoor heating solution that worked for us, especially for mounting heaters in our curved enclosure with round support rails. Nothing was a problem for Kelvin and his team at Kelray Heaters. Kelvin supplied great heaters and then had custom mounts specially designed for our jump pod that fitted like handmade gloves – now our jumpers just have to worry about jumping!

    Graham Trubuhovich, Auckland General Manager

  • With Grand Mercure brand embracing local product, we looked to suppliers that manufactured the product in New Zealand, and were passionate about what they produced. Kelray heaters’ meet this spec, and allowed the hotel to make the heaters bespoke and fit for purpose in the space required. With this winter being very wet and cold, the heaters have performed exceptionally well and have been a critical component of the hotel refurbishment.

    Zac Lumsden, General Manager

  • Kelray heating recently installed their infrared heaters at our function venue Te Puia in Rotorua. We held a large event and with temperatures falling to below 0 degrees that evening, we were afraid that our diners would still get cold. However, our patrons commented on how comfortable they were and even complemented our use of heaters at the venue. We highly recommend Kelray's range of outdoor heaters

    Nick Dallimore, Special Project Manager

  • I was recommended Kelray through a friend, we had tested other brands in our courtyard but none came up to scratch. Kelvin sent a heater down for us to sample and a couple of weeks later we had purchased four. The heaters we purchased are perfect for the area we are heating and I found Kelvin and his team very professional to deal with. It has really added to our outside area and I would definitely recommend to others.

    Nigel Bowen, The Speight’s Ale House, Timaru

  • We selected a Kelray heater based on a very strong recommendation from a friend who has nothing but praise for his unit and that the product is made in NZ and complies with our regulations. Parts are available and being local, you can actually discuss your needs with a sales team who understand New Zealand’s conditions and what works well here. We are delighted with the heater and the comfort it adds to our outdoor living.

    Andrew, Auckland

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