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Have a pool summer: Mighty Staggz Pools

A backyard swimming pool, glinting in the summer sun, keeping the children exercised, cool, and happy for hours while you chill in the shade with a glass of something delicious is a cherished Kiwi dream. Enter Quentin Stagg, pool enthusiast, proud Cantabrian and Director of Canterbury’s own Mighty Staggz Pools, to bring your dream to life.




With 10 years’ experience in pool building and maintenance under his belt, he began Mighty Staggz Pools, a family run business based in Oxford, focused on using the best of Canterbury products. The company creates new swimming pools, refurbishes tired existing pools and has just added an exciting range of cedar products to the thriving business.

The cedar products are all custom-designed and made to fit your needs and your space. Shipped all over New Zealand, there are shade products, pergolas, and the unique and luxurious indoor cedar bath tubs. “Our indoor bath tubs are something quite special,” Quentin says. “They really add ambience, a rustic and eco style to your bathroom.”

Might Staggz offers a range of shapes and sizes in new fibreglass predesigned and custom swimming pools, plus lagoons in any shape, and spa pools, as well as all the pumps, filters and accessories you need. Refurbishing an old swimming pool is a joy for Mighty Staggz, if it’s become a bit of a headache in the backyard. They reline a derelict concrete or liner pool with fibreglass and suddenly the pool is an asset and a source of pleasure for its owner. The team has developed a unique process of spraying fibreglass on site.

For the qualified and experienced team of four, integrity and honesty form the heart and soul of the business. They’re big on problem solving, and they work to your needs and your space. Importantly, they love creating areas where families have fun, and pools that people can enjoy for a lifetime.

Visit for pools and find Mighty Staggz on Facebook to check out the new cedar products.


6 reasons to dive in this summer: 

  1. Swimming is the ultimate way to keep fit
  2. Reduces stress
  3. Is a lifesaving skill
  4. Helps maintain a healthy weight, heart and lungs
  5. Tones muscles and builds strength
  6. Pool party anyone?


Dive into the 21st century: Lagoon Pools

Swimming pools are so much more than places to cool off in. They can create a fulfilling leisure lifestyle for families, a focus for gatherings and a wonderful way to enjoy exercise.



People’s expectations of what a pool should be have also become more sophisticated. That’s a fact the Australian manufacturers of the Leisure Pools range of fibreglass swimming pools are well aware of.

“There are always new pool designs being developed, along with new accessories that utilise the latest technology,” says Julie Hastings of Lagoon Pools, the South Island dealer for Leisure Pools. “To keep up to date with new products, we have recently attended the Leisure Pools’ biennial conference in Brisbane. Automation is the latest innovation.”

Automation can bring a swimming pool into the 21st century by enabling pool owners to monitor and control their pool’s equipment from their smart devices. “You can regulate your pool and spa heater when away and turn on your lights and fountain for a lovely aesthetic effect when you arrive home.”

Aesthetics are certainly a major factor in today’s pool designs. “One of the most attractive pools we have is the Absolute. It’s fashionable and chic, yet versatile and very practical with its built-in spa integrated seamlessly into the overall pool design.”

You can contact Lagoon Pools on Freephone 0800 927 282. The website details the full range of services, including fountain installation and landscaping, as well as showcasing various pool options.



Lap of Luxury: The Mighty Staggz

Family is at the very heart of The Mighty Staggz operation, the local Oxford, North Canterbury business that specialises in building unique fibreglass swimming pools.



It’s what drives husband-and-wife team Quentin and Nicky Stagg who, alongside raising their own four boys, are passionate about creating a product that can provide endless hours – and years – of enjoyment for families like theirs. Quentin, who has worked in the industry for more than 15 years and has vast experience working with fibreglass, decided that in 2017 it was time to go out on his own and create a business with a difference.

“Not only do we see it as a pool, we see our purpose of producing and creating an environment where people can gather, create long-lasting memories with their loved ones, and spend hours unplugging and enjoying their pool. Our business represents our family and our passion for building and constructing custom-built fibreglass swimming pools, a unique one-off design made especially for our clients.”

Specialising in everything from 25m school pools, to small custom-built spas and lagoons, the couple is dedicated to creating quality builds and making sure they fit with their clients’ needs. Working with The Mighty Staggz also means you deal directly with the business owner from start-to-finish, eliminating the need for middle men. “With our unique building method, we can construct anything you imagine, and we can bring it to life,” Quentin says.“We pride ourselves on using quality products to establish a stunning result and provide a genuine down-to-earth service.”


Lagoon Pools

Pool Preparation: Lagoon Pools

Julie and Warren Hastings supply one of the world’s largest manufacturers of composite fibreglass swimming pools – Leisure Pools – to homes in Canterbury and wider South Island.

Lagoon Pools

Leisure Pools incorporate patented technology to provide additional strength and durability, using corrosive resistant, 100 percent vinyl ester resin, ensuring the pool is kept safe, secure and free of damage; and a lifetime structural and osmosis warranty for peace of mind.
Julie says although it’s the middle of winter, now is the ideal time to think about getting a pool installed for the summer. “Our busiest time is from September onwards as people usually want their pool in by Christmas, so winter installs allow for a no-rush, stress-free time.”

From large pools 12m in length, to sizes perfect for smaller sections, Julie and Warren of Lagoon Pools can assist with every stage of the planning and installation. Council consents generally take at least 20 working days to secure, and planning and landscaping can take time, so it makes sense to get the process started as soon as possible.
From Elite hideaway rollers, automatic cover systems, pool surrounds and fencing, to fountains, strip lighting and spa jets – as well as swim trainers and robot pool cleaners – the business offers the full package. “We never say no to anything and spend time with every customer to work out exactly what they want.”

Visit for more information about the pools and Phone the office on 03-349 2160 or 0800 927 282.