About Us

Your Blank and Printed Apparel Solution

At Dori Apparel, we've been helping Kiwis find the perfect blank and printed apparel for their businesses, schools, sports teams, and events since 2005. From humble beginnings with just one person and some printing equipment, we've grown into a thriving family business.

We're proud to have supplied gear for events like Selwyn Sounds, businesses like McLay Boats, and many more. With the broadest selection of apparel and printing options available in New Zealand, we're confident you'll find something you'll love. Whether you're looking for gear for your business, school, sports team or event, we're here to help you find the perfect fit.

The Most Helpful Printing Team Around

Our team's only job is to help you with your apparel. Whether that's in person, over the phone or over email, we endeavour to do everything we can to ensure your experience with us is smooth and delightful.

But don't just take our word for it, just read our hundreds of reviews!

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Locally Owned and Operated

At Dori Apparel, we're proud to call Christchurch our home. We're an active part of the community, with our children attending the local preschool and our team frequenting local restaurants. By choosing to work with us, you're not only getting high-quality products, but you're also supporting families in our community.

You might spot our van delivering tees around town or our Suzuki Jimny heading out for a 4-wheel-drive adventure. You may even see us at a local market, trying to catch your eye. If you do, please don't hesitate to come say hi! We love meeting our customers and other Cantabrians and we are always happy to hear from you.


Our Christchurch team...

Ella -  Customer Service Superstar

Ella Customer Service at Dori Apparel

When you first call or email Dori Apparel to enquire about your blank or printed gear, you're likely to speak with Ella. After coming on board to help cover maternity leave, she fitted in perfectly with the Dori team and our customers loved her. When not in the office, you will find Ella camping out at the beach - she loves being near the sea.

Best spot in Christchurch: Corsair Bay
Favourite Local Restaurant: Nandos! Or anywhere with good fries.
Secret Talent: Southern Accents
Words to live by: "Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."


Luke - Graphic Designer

Luke Dori Apparel Graphic Designer

 Once you've decided to go ahead with printing, you'll probably come across Luke who will finalise your design and send through your mockup. He is able to advise on the best printing techniques for your design and product choices, and ensures the print team have all the info they need to do a great job.

Luke is saving for his first home and spends his evenings playing computer games we've never heard of. If you need a quiz team member, Luke's knowledge of movies is the best around!

Best Spot in Christchurch: Halswell Quarry
Favourite Local Restaurant: Little High Eatery
Secret Talent: Consistently singing the wrong lyrics to songs.
Words to live by: What the mind can conceive, it can achieve.


Grace - Warehouse Manager

Grace Dori Apparel Warehouse Manager
If you ever need help with a return, you'll probably encounter Grace, our warehouse manager, who has been with us since the pandemic. Whenever someone has an idea to rearrange the offices, warehouse or showroom, Grace is our go to for logistics and planning. But don't leave her work space a mess or she'll not let you in her space again!
You'll find Grace with a true crime podcast playing in her ears or hanging with her cat, Wednesday. 
Best spot in Christchurch: The beach
Favourite Local Restaurant: Easy!!! Spagalimis
Secret Talent: I have marched for 17 or 18 years.
Words to live by: Treat people how you wish to be treated.


Nancy - Manager

Nancy Dori Apparel Manager

After joining the team in 2019, Nancy quickly learned the ropes and set some systems up to help the customer journey run smoothly. She now spends her time refining the website, making sure our staff and customers are happy and filling in whenever someone is away.

As a self-improvement addict, you will usually find Nancy reorganising a cupboard or watching a Ted Talk. She loves design and can often be found working on her own stationery line!

Best spot in Christchurch: Willowbank Wildlife Reserve
Favourite Local Restaurant: Smokey T's BBQ
Secret Talent: Can rap really fast
Words to live by: "It's better to be in the arena..."


Adam - Owner

Adam Owner Dori Apparel

In 2005, Adam started his own little t-shirt printing business in a wee apartment-warehouse behind the Tannery in Christchurch. Since then, he's grown Dori Apparel by being one of the first to offer a smooth online shopping experience, fabulous prices and  - in his own words - "the best customer service experience you can get."

When not at work, Adam is often taking his family exploring in his Suzuki Jimny, which you might see around Christchurch and the surrounding tracks.

Best spot in Christchurch: Ashley River Banks 4WD tracks
Favourite Local Restaurant: CBK Ferrymead
Secret Talent: Can take amazing photographs
Words to live by: "Do the thing, have the power. Do not the thing, have not the power."