One Tough Mutha®


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The One Tough Mutha® is built for the outdoors. Styled like the Search & Rescue jackets that we have been proud to make, the Tough Mutha is one very cool jacket (in much more subtle colours!).  Made from a highly abrasion-resistant AEGIS® fabric, we designed the OTM for people who need a rugged no-compromise raincoat.  Of course, we added in practical SWAZI® features that enhance the One Tough Mutha's all-round performance.
  • Made in New Zealand from abrasion resistant 3-layer AEGIS® Combat fabric.
  • 100% Waterproof and windproof yet still breathable.
  • Uniquely designed hood for superb peripheral vision can be folded away when not required.
  • Full length zip with storm flap to prevent water and wind being driven in through zip.
  • Conveniently placed waterproof chest pocket inside storm flap for valuables.
  • Two large outer "wet" pockets come complete with drainage holes to stop water collecting.
  • Loops on the side of the jacket are perfect for hanging a hammer or other tool
Average Customer Rating
(9 Ratings)
  • Reviewed by Shayne P on 1st June 2012

    A real workhorse.....

    The "O.T.M." is the gruntiest jacket out !!! It sheds water,wind and a bollocking from the boss,(if you put the hood up). I would love to see more folks wearing it, and as an idea for the design team, if some reinforcing bamboo or cane were added to the forearm sleeves, the jacket would be excellent for all us glaziers out there that need protection from the elements and also from glass in out daily routine. Cheers Swazi.

  • Reviewed by Trevor G on 14th January 2013

    " THE BENCH MARK " in jackets.

    Have had my "O T M" for nearly a year now. It has been tested up in the Canterbury headwaters when hunting, salmon fishing, jet boating and all in extreme conditions from snow to flood watering rain. You've heard the old moto... If its dry take your coat... if its raining....please your bloody self.... or .....take your ONE TOUGH MUTHA thats what I do.

  • Reviewed by Matt N on 15th November 2012

    U'll never need another once u got this mutha

    I've never been so dry in the heaviest of rain. love the hood design.
    only 1 improvement would be the plastic toggles that are on the hood cord aren't up to it i've found in strong winds or while riding the farm bike, i've had to tie slip knots in each cord end to keep the hood tight around my head.

Aegis 3-layer Combat - abrasion-resistant outer, Swazi Aegis® membrane, tricot knit inner. Durable Water Repellent coating (DWR).

100% Waterproof, windproof and breathable.

Please note: this is not suitable for use as a biological barrier or in cases of direct chemical splashes such as those used in dairy sheds.


About Swazi AEGIS®:
The AEGIS® membrane has been developed to meet the extreme performance levels we require from our wet weather and windproof garments.  It is a breathable microporus membrane which is laminated between a face fabric (outer shell) and an inner lining.   The AEGIS® membrane allows moisture vapour from your body to transfer from your base and mid-layers, escaping before it becomes perspiration thereby keeping you drier and warmer.  The pores in the AEGIS® membrane are large enough to release the microscopic vapour molecules, but are too small for the larger molecules of rain, sleet and snow to get through.

The outer layer of the AEGIS® fabric is treated with a DWR (durable water repellent) coating which increases the surface tension of the fabric thereby causing water to bead and run off the garment rather than being absorbed.  Over time the DWR wears off but can easily be refreshed by re-applying with DWR treatments such as Grangers XT spray.


AEGIS® garments must be washed often to ensure the pores in the membrane do not become blocked.

Do not store your garment when it is wet, dirty or sweaty.

  1. Zip & secure all closures.
  2. Machine wash on warm with washing powder.
  3. Do not use fabric softener.
  4. Hang to dry or tumble on warm.

Can be dry cleaned - ask your dry cleaner to use clear solvent and to apply a fluoropolymer based water repellent to the outer fabric.


Not a bulletproof vest!
Swazi AEGIS® fabrics are very waterproof and incredibly durable, however, like ALL fabrics they are not indestructible or bulletproof.  They can be punctured by sharp objects like barbed wire or spiky vegetation and when the fabric is punctured it will leak.  Mostly these tiny puncture holes are not visible to the human eye, but can be detected in our water testing lab.  Our advice is be extremely careful of sharp objects – the general rule is if it can pierce the skin on the palm of your hand then it can also pierce the membrane in your garment.

Size Chart

All our garments are made to offer maximum freedom of movement. Use the guide to help with your sizing.

If you are unsure of your garment size, the most important measurement is your chest measurement.

If you are exceptionally tall for your build, or short, yet squat, please contact our Customer Services for advice here

For pants and shorts you will need your waist measurement.

TOPS 8 10 12-14 16-18 20-22
BUST 30″ 76cm 32″ 81cm 35″ 90cm 39″ 99cm 43″109cm
PANTS 8 10 12-14 16-18 20-22
WAIST 24″ 62cm 26″ 67cm 29″ 74cm 33″ 84cm 37″ 94cm


Sml Med Lrg
NZ/AU/UK 3-4 5-7 8-12
EU 35-36 37-39 41-45


CHEST 37″  94cm 39.5″  100cm 42″  106cm 46″  116cm 50″  126cm 54″  136cm
WAIST 33″  84cm 35″       89cm 37″    94cm 41″  104cm 45″  114cm 49″  125cm


Sml Med Lrg XL
NZ/AUS 3-5 5.5-7.5 8-10.5 11-13.5
EU 36-38 39-41 42-45 46-49
US Men 4-5.5 6-8.5 9-11.5 12-14.5
UK 3-5 5.5-7.5 8-10.5 11-13.5


6yrs 8yrs 10yrs 12yrs
CHEST 25″ 63cm 27″ 68cm 29″ 73cm 31″ 78cm
WAIST 21″ 53cm 23″ 58cm 25″ 63cm 27″ 68cm
AVERAGE     HEIGHT 47″ 120cm 51″ 130cm 55″ 140cm 60″ 150cm


Glove Sizes

To find the correct size glove please measure around your hand at its widest point, excluding the thumb.

Sml Med Lrg
HAND 20cm 23cm 27cm

Freight Charges:

Freight charges are based not only on the weight of your order but  the space the order takes up.  To ensure you get the very best price from our freight providers we have a built-in freight calculator that figures out the total weight and size of your complete order.  At any time you can click into your order, pop in your location details and find out the freight charges.  Simple!


New Zealand Orders:

Orders for delivery to a New Zealand Address

  • Please allow 2-3 working days for most urban addresses.
  • Allow an extra 2 days for rural delivery.


Overseas Orders:

  • Orders are charged in New Zealand Dollars ($NZD) and will be charged to your credit card by your card provider at their prevailing exchange rate on the day that your credit card is charged.
  • Orders may be subject to duties or taxes once the arrive at your country’s customs.  These rates are determined by the government of the country the order is being shipped to and are the responsibility of the person receiving the order.
  • Please allow 10-15 working days for delivery



Under New Zealand government regulations, there is a 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST). All products listed on this site in New Zealand dollars include GST, except where noted. NOTE: This tax does not apply to orders mailed directly overseas and will not be charged for international orders.

If you select an alternative currency the price will not show the GST component.



Swazi is committed to providing quality products to our customers. If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with any product, please return it to us in original condition with all labels and swing tags still attached within 15 days of receipt and we will replace it or refund your purchase price using the original payment method.

To return products to Swazi, please complete and enclose the Garment Exchange Form form, affix postage to your package and send it to:

Swazi Apparel Ltd
PO BOX 567
Levin 5540
New Zealand

Our quality control team inspects every delivery into Swazi to ensure that the products you receive meet our high quality standards. However if you do receive a product that is faulty, please don’t hesitate to call us toll free 0800 4SWAZI to arrange free return delivery and an exchange or refund. Should a fault appear after a garment has been worn, please follow the Warranty & Repairs process.

Unfortunately postage charges on non-faulty returns are not refundable.

The Unique Swazi Lifetime Warranty:

All Swazi garments are unconditionally warranted against faulty fabric and workmanship for the natural life of the garment. We reserve the right to repair, replace or decline a claim at our discretion.

Fleece Garment Repairs:

Swazi undertake to repair your fleece garment if it has been accidentally torn or damaged free of charge, for the natural life of that garment while under recreational use. This warranty is subject to the garment being repairable and applies to the fleece fabric components of the garment only.

Aegis® Garment Repairs:

If you perforate or rip your Aegis® garment, please contact your retailer or for a repair quotation.  There is a small charge for all Aegis® repairs – this will be discussed with you once your garment has been assessed.

Zip Repairs:

Should you damage a zip in your garment you can send it back to us for a replacement zip.  There is a charge for this service of $30 per zip.  If the zip has failed due to a manufacturing fault then we will replace it at no charge.

Repairs Process:

  • Wash and dry your garment
  • Complete the Garment Repair Form
  • Send $10 Postage & Packing along with your clean garment and completed Garment Repair Form to: Swazi Apparel Ltd, PO Box 567, Levin, New Zealand
  • When returning gear to our workshop, please write the following on the outside of the package: ‘Clothing returned to manufacturer for credit/repair/exchange’ It helps our friends at customs categorise it and means we get the gear quicker.


Please note that if the garment is not washed or accompanied by the Postage & Packing fee then it will not be repaired.

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