Top Gifts for the Grown Ups

Christmas is the perfect time to spend time together, cooking, eating, laughing, playing, relaxing and if we’re lucky spoiling our loved ones with some special gifts that they might not buy for themselves.

See our ideas for gifts for grown ups, and don’t forget, less can be more, home made gifts from the kids can be treasured, and time spent together can be life.

Sleep Heavy Weighted Blankets

The gift that always gets it right

This Christmas, why not give the gift that always gets it right, with a Mitre 10 gift card. Choose any value between $10 and $500 and purchase either online at or in-store.

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Sleep Heavy Weighted Blankets

Sleep Heavy – weighted blankets

Wrap those you care the most about in a sense of calm this holiday season with the gift of a luxurious hug and support them with a better night’s sleep.

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Firebox BBQ Pizza Oven

Firebox makes fresh gourmet pizza deliciously simple! Firebox instantly turns your BBQ into a gourmet pizza oven! With Firebox, making fresh, healthy pizza has never been easier!

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tailor skin

Tailor Skin

Spoil your loved ones this holiday season with Tailor Skincare. Find the perfect pamper kit for under $50, under $100, or splash out on a luxe bundle.

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Independence Studios Bamboo eCup

Drink your coffee or tea in style, with these adorable bee print travel mugs!

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Treat someone you love (or treat yourself) to a little bathroom bliss for hands and body.

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Lush Cosmetics

A Christmas bath gift for the perfect intro to bathing. Five exclusive mini versions of our classics, plus Butterball to spread cheer.

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The new way to period

Modibodi period & leak-proof underwear is made to make you feel secure, confident and liberated every day! Modibodi is designed with quality fabrics that last, so not only do they feel good, they’re sustainable too – you’ll never need another pad or tampon again! Give them a try with our 30 day free trial.

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Crystal Mountain

Treat yourself or someone special from New Zealand ’s largest selection of crystals and minerals from around the world. Many rare and beautiful specimens are available along with an excellent selection of unique lamps, salt lamps, fossils, jewellery, and other gift items are also available.

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Linden Leaves Aqua Lily Hand & Body Wash

Cleanse and protect your hands and body with this natural and nourishing duo. Fragranced in uplifting Aqua Lily – with top notes of citrus and pear, layered over a soft bouquet of green florals and lily.

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La Specialista Maestro – De’Longhi

Allowing coffee lovers to have a holistic barista experience and become their own coffee maestro, the new Pump Espresso Coffee Machine from De’Longhi is the perfect gift for anyone who can’t live without their morning caffeine hit – even if that person is you!

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Ecoya Candles

Natural soy wax is blended with ECOYA’s signature fragrances and poured into an elegant and refined glass jar to provide a delicately scented burn for up to 80 hours.

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Perkatory Coffee

Gift the coffee drinker in your life the gift of freshly roasted coffee!

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Aotearoa Surf

Family surf getaway at Te Arai. Escape North for a 4-day surf experience to NZ’s most incredible surf beaches. Join Aotearoa Surf for a 3 night stay in our brand new Eco Pods, 2 tailored surf lessons plus unlimited surfboard, SUP & kayak hire (inc. breakfast)

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Bohemian Beard Face Oil Kit

Perfect for that glorious beard, dapper moustache or the up and coming facial hair grower.

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Chuffed Gifts

With no more sad PDF vouchers, Chuffed Gifts ensures the perfect gift by letting the recipient ‘choose their own adventure

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  1. dawnblyth 06/01/2019 at 9:56 pm

    Great ideas! Often grandparents can be very hard to buy for as they are at an age where they have everything they need.

  2. Shelz69 06/01/2019 at 1:16 pm

    The calendar is always a hit with my Mum and Dad and they love seeing their grandchildren on it every month. Always a winner in this family. I think the Momento is lovely too but a little bit more pricey. I always buy grandad a good book and a packet of scorched almonds. , its become a tradition in our family

  3. Alezandra 04/01/2019 at 8:36 pm

    I knew Snapfish will make the list coz this is our Christmas gift to the grandparents. This is a good list to have for the next Christmas or even for grandparents’ birthdays.

  4. Shorrty4life1 03/01/2019 at 4:46 pm

    I love the momentoes gift idea and the personalised calender. What great ideas. I never thought of a fresh cheese box. How cool is that. I never even thought of that. What a great idea. Everyone loves cheese and crackers at this time of the year. Will have to remember that for next gifts ♥

  5. kymmage 31/12/2018 at 1:07 pm

    My parents don’t like things – they have enough ‘stuff’ so I stick to small things like jewellery or vouchers. I often like to go with a dinner voucher. Something they couldn’t afford to do themselves. The other grandparents are really into gardening so vouchers again mean I’m not buying things that they don’t want and they can pick and choose what they need. As they have gotten older their diets and things have changed so we can’t do as many food related gifts.

  6. felicity beets 29/12/2018 at 9:30 am

    I love the mad millie kits – and would definitely like to try the chocolate making one. The personalised calendars look good as well but would need to plan ahead for that one.

  7. SarahBlair 24/12/2018 at 5:37 pm

    I love the Trespass Sign!! I still need to buy for the grandparents but I will do that after Christmas as we wont be seeing them until the new year.

  8. MuddledUpMolly 20/12/2018 at 7:55 am

    Great ideas here for a range of interests! I always find the grandparents tricky to buy for so this year this will make things so much easier, as long as I get on to it ASAP!

  9. Micht 18/12/2018 at 7:41 pm

    The personalized character definitely works and each year my daughters daycare offers the option and we always take it…it is affordable,handy and very cute… they look forward it…

  10. Mands1980 18/12/2018 at 5:53 pm

    We always get family photos done in spring and then make up a calender with the kids birthday on them through snapfish and they always go on special at some stage so when they do I purchase them for us and the grandparents. I have always wandered about the cheese kits I will have to purchase one day and see what it is like to gift another on.

  11. Bevik1971 18/12/2018 at 12:03 pm

    The Cheese making kit is a great idea 🙂 We usually get our daughter to make the grandies a card with her own art on it as they love these and doesn’t cost anything. Baking is always a good idea for the sweet tooth and the school personalised calendars are cool also

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