Simply the Best: Simply NZ

With a large selection of New Zealand made giftware, tax-free posting worldwide and free gift wrapping, it is easy to see why the Simply NZ stores are simply the best!     Their business ethos has always been about supporting local, so visitors can enjoy browsing authentic homegrown artworks, such as McGlashen pottery from Nelson; […]

The Home Haven: Barrington Gifts

Loved ones can be difficult to buy for, but you won’t have a hard time choosing the perfect gift at Barrington Gifts.     You’ll find quality, heartfelt gifts suitable for men, women and children alike. Browse a curated collection of giftware, sourced from New Zealand and around the world, that is ideal for weddings, […]

Give Glamour!: Terra Viva Home & Garden

Forget the toasters and towels; giving glamour is the way to go when it comes to engagement and wedding presents! Even those starting married life on the most stringent of budgets need some sort of glamour in their lives. The bare necessities don’t always cut it when it comes to presents.     The renaissance […]

Lushingtons Garden

A Lush Life: Lushingtons Garden

Lushingtons Garden Gifts & Café is one of Ashburton’s ‘in the know’ pleasures.     The perfect stop for lunch and a stretch of the legs en route to and from Christchurch, it is even better for a day out. Meet friends, have lunch, stroll the garden centre and browse the giftware:; Lushingtons is an […]

Boulder Point Precinct

A beautiful range: Boulder Point

Wendy Lamont has been turning her talented hand to all manner of exquisite handmade crafts for the past 30 years     After making wedding supplies for a young friend without a big budget, she realised how much satisfaction she got from the process. “Every wedding I do, the customer has a different story. I […]