Kite Upgrade is the most exciting trading system to ever enter the kitesurfing market. It is the cheapest and easiest way to ensure you stay riding the newest gear year after year



KITE UPGRADE is a way of keep your kitesurfing kites up-to-date year after year with the latest model at a low cost (Just $800) No need to try and sell your old equipment on Trademe any more and ship it and then only get complaints via Trademe about the condition of the kite or not paid at all. 

Just bring your kites to us at Kitesurf Nelson and we will do the rest.



You have a kite that you have purchased new from Kitesurf Nelson, its a year old now and the new model has just been released, you can KITE UPGRADE your old kite as a trade-in for the new up to date model for only $800!  Your kite needs to be the previous years model to use KITE UPGRADE and have no rips or repairs

We can run a installment plan for you to start saving for your you new gear for the next season!

You can also KITE UPGRADE to a different model or brand the only rule there is if the new kite can be more expensive RRP than your original kite but you will need to pay that difference.

If you have any questions at all about KITE UPGRADE please call us on 0800 548 363 and we will gladly help you though the process.




  • Kites Must Have no rips or repairs
  • Must be complete with bar and lines
  • Must have been purchased from Kitesurf Nelson and with reciept
  • If the RRP for the kite has increased you must pay the difference.
Terms and conditions apply. Please contact us for more details.




Big thanks to S2AS for the idea.




















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