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Nikwax TX Direct Wash-In - 300ml

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The most popular method to restore waterproofing in wet weather clothing. 

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This easy to use product adds durable water repellency and revives breathability to wet weather garments.

Simply add to the washing machine cycle to bring waterproof clothing back to life.

  • Easy to use, just add to the washing machine

  • Restores water repellency and revives breathability

  • Environmentally friendly, waterbased, non-hazardous

  • Free from harmful solvents, volatile organic compounds, and flurocarbons. Non-flammable, non-aerosol

  • No need for machine drying after application

  • Designed for use on waterproof garments

Machine Washing

  • For best results remove all non-washable parts and always clean item(s) first with Nikwax Tech Wash® in a separate wash cycle

  • No need to dry item(s) before waterproofing

  • Remove all detergent build up from the detergent dispenser

  • Place maximum of 2 clean garments in washing machine

  • Use 100ml per garment

  • Run 30°C synthetic cycle and slow spin

  • Do not machine-wash garments if taped seams have become dislodged*

  • To maintain waterproofing always wash with Nikwax Tech Wash®

  • Do not use detergents

*Faulty taped seams sometimes become detached on old or worn garments. They can be re-stuck using a proprietary clear glue after waterproofing and drying.

Hand Washing

  • Use gloves (to avoid waterproofing your hands!)

  • Immerse 1 clean garment in 6L of hand-hot water in a bowl or sink

  • Add 50ml of TX.Direct®

  • Agitate to mix, leave to soak for 5-10 minutes, then agitate thoroughly

  • Rinse with cold water until water runs clear


  • Air dry or tumble dry on a low setting if care label allows


For delivery of orders within New Zealand, excluding boats:

  • All local orders over NZD $149 are shipped free using a standard signature required service.
  • All local orders under NZD $149 are charged a flat fee of NZD $8 and are shipped using standard signature required service.
  • We use Post Haste Couriers as our courier service
  • Allow 4 business days for standard South Island shipping and 5 business days for the North Island.
  • Rural Address and PO box numbers please add business 2 days.
  • Once your order has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
  • Once your order has left the store it is at the mercy of the couriers. Please check your tracking information and contact the couriers if it has not arrived when expected.


  • Allow 1-2 business days for standard South Island shipping and 2-3 business days for the North Island.
  • Rural Address and PO Boxes, please add 2 more days.
  • We try our best to get your orders out to you ASAP, however, during our peak times (Christmas, Sale week etc), we may need an extra day to process them.
  • These estimates are for a perfect world when courier companies work on time and natural disasters and pandemics are at bay. Once it has left the shop it is sometimes up to the shipping gods!

 If you would like an update of Courier Network Status, please see these links:


  • We can’t change addresses in the system once your order has been placed, however, send an email to or call us in-store and we will endeavour to change the address.
  • Please let us know before order cut off at 1pm daily.


  • We offer an in-store pick up service.
  • This is contactless, please order online and choose Pick-Up.
  • You will be notified when your order is ready for collection.
  • Collection can be made during opening hours at 
    57A Buchan Street


  • Once your order has been shipped you will receive a Shipment Order Email. This will have a link to your tracking details, you can use this link to find the location of your parcel and contact the courier company to see how far away it is.
  • If you have not received a confirmation email within 24hrs, please check your junk box in your email, as some times we need to get in touch with you and emails do happen to end up in there!
  • Alternatively, speak to our order guru 'Bot-Bruce', and he can find the tracking details for you in the chat section of this pop-up. Just ask him, 'Where is my order?' and follow the prompts 🐻.



  • All Australian orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $35 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).  Paddles are NZD $125 for 2 and 4 piece paddles and NZD $195 for 1 piece paddles.
  • All North American orders are charged a flat fee of NZD $90 and are shipped using a standard service (not including boats or paddles).
  • Standard delivery times for international orders can vary from 5 business days to 6 weeks.
  • Once your item has been dispatched you will receive an email with tracking information.
  • International orders do not come with a signature delivery confirmation.
  • Please do not buy products with eggs or bacon, as international customs do not like this and your order may be confiscated at your own cost (no one wants wasted bacon and eggs!)


  • All orders are shipped from our Christchurch store and usually leave the next day. If for some reason we don't have the item you ordered we will notify you as soon as possible and let you know when you can expect delivery. Special order for non stocked items vary however are usually 2-6 weeks.


  • Need your boat shipped? No problem! Shipping is excluded at time of purchase. The team will calculate this separately after your purchase and contact you with the best rates for you at the time.

  • As a cost indication shipping typically starts at $99 for smaller boats and $150 for longer, larger boats. This is based on where in NZ your boat needs to go and which boat you purchase.
  • Boats are delivered to your nearest Mainfreight Depot for you to collect from there.


If you'd like to know availability and delivery times for a specific item please contact us and we will aim to get back to you the same day within business hours.


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Customer Reviews

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Michael M.
Revitalised my marmot precip

After 3 years of hammering my jacket has veen brought back to life with the nikwax. Its beading again, and pretty much good as new.

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