Viva Christmas Gift Guide 2021

A multitude of presents for your loved ones (and for you)


Nespresso’s limited-edition Gifts of the Forest collection, $12 per coffee sleeve (10 capsules), Available at Nespresso Boutiques and online at

This holiday season, Nespresso is enchanting coffee lovers with its annual festive collection, inspired by the beauty and depth of nature’s forests. Nespresso’s Gifts of the Forest range encapsulates the brand’s devotion to the precious environment that coffee is grown in. The collection features a range of limited-edition coffees: the spicy Forest Black, the juicy Forest Fruit flavour and the sweet, nutty Forest Almond flavour, alongside festive inspired accessories, making for delightful and inspiring gifts for family and friends.

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Abel Limited Edition 2016 Pinot Noir $150

Award winning pinot producers Jackson Estate have produced a single vineyard, single clone ‘Super Brew Pinot Noir. Abel epitomises the winemaking of Jackson Estate showing their experience and excellence. Concentrated aromas of red and black fruits overlay a background of dried herbs, spice and cedar. To taste is a combination of savoury and spice with background notes of toffee, and rich/ ripe flavours, all without losing precise pinot noir detail. Un fined, unfiltered and vegan friendly, and comfortably cellared for 15+ years. Driven by palate, elegance and sophistication, this is the most exceptional wine Jackson Estate has ever produced.

Abel is only available to buy online at or at Jackson Estate Cellar Door, Marlborough.

Groundd weighted blankets $270-$390

The beloved, sleep deprived people in your life will thank you this year when you share the gift of Groundd weighted blankets and Eco-silk sheets. Groundd’s innovative bedding inspires rave reviews for the therapeutic benefits that ease stress and help you sleep. Their breathable design allows you to stay cool all night long, ideal for any hot sleepers on your list. Plus their natural materials are soft on your skin and the planet, Groundd blankets and bedding are a cosy indulgence you will feel good about giving.

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The Others Way Music Festival

Auckland’s most beloved music festival, The Others Way, returns to take over Karangahape Road on Saturday January 29, 2022 — Auckland Anniversary Weekend. Featuring 50 NZ artists across 14 stages throughout the Karangahape Road precinct, the yearly midwinter music pilgrimage will now be a one-off midsummer celebration of New Zealand music!

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Unconditional Skincare Co. LiveProbiotic Hydration Serum$95

Strengthen, balance and hydrate the skin microbiome with Unconditional Skincare Co.’s Live Probiotic Hydration Serum. The innovative skincare is powered by the skin-specific strain BLIS Q24®, proven to inhibit bad bacteria and restore the skin back to its glowing best. The company behind the new brand is New Zealand biotechnology company Blis Technologies, who have been perfecting probiotics for over 15 years. USC believes all skin has the potential to glow at its healthy best when nurtured with the daily live goodness that it needs.

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Native Union Airpods, $75, from

Add unmistakable style to their Mariah Carey Christmas playlist (let’s not deny it). The Native Union Airpods Pro Case is a FABRIC everyday essential with fully wrapped and handcrafted Leather Case.

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Macpac Eyre range

Designed for comfort and performance during activity, Macpac’s Eyre tees are the ultimate ‘wear all day’ baselayer. Made with 100% recycled fabrics, the tees are light, breathable and moisture-wicking — perfect for trail-lovers far and wide. With odour-control technology and UPF protection (long-sleeve styles) — bring on endless summer fun. From the casual hiker to the avid runner, give them something they’ll love for a long time. Styles include: short sleeve, long sleeve and hooded tees (adults), tanks (women’s only) plus short sleeve and long sleeve tees for active kids too. Top the set off with the Eyre visor or active cap.

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Black Pineapple Pohutukawa Cooler cocktail kit

Inspired by New Zealand’s Christmas tree and made by hand, with love, by Black Pineapple’s very own festive elves. Black Pineapple’s cocktail boxes arrive beautifully presented and make amazing, thoughtful gifts for loved ones, work teams and clients. Boxes come complete with freshly batched cocktails, garnishes, how to cards (and even personalised notes), with epic bundles at different pricepoints, starting at $69 for 4 bar-quality cocktails. They’re shipping nationwide just in time for Christmas, wherever your gift is going.

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Lofty kites $39

Lofty kites are super easy to fly, so simple a two year old can do it. Made from recycled bottles — each kite uses the equivalent of a 2 litre PET bottle. Designed in NZ and built to last. A simple toy that sparks adventure — a thing that will create memories of the wind in their hair and a grin on their face.

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Nespresso Vertuo Next + Aeroccino 3 bundle, from $369

The new Nespresso Vertuo system delivers the Vertuo Next coffee machine and a menu of New Zealand inspired cafe quality coffees, with over 20 different coffee styles to choose from. From Kiwis favourite Double Espresso flat white to a modern Carafe Pour-Over Style coffee, Vertuo can do it all with a single capsule and the touch of one button. Not to mention, the exciting addition of unique accessories including the Nespresso Vertuo Carafe Set — perfect for sharing moments with loved ones over quality coffee.

The Nespresso Vertuo Next coffee machine, coffees and accessories are available at Nespresso Boutiques and online at

Bunnings eGift Card

When it comes to Christmas gifts, we all know that it’s the thought that counts. So, this year, make it count for even more, with a Bunnings eGift Card. Nothing beats that feeling of receiving a gift card and thinking “I can put this towards something really special, something I’ve been wanting for ages!” So, this Christmas, head to and show them you’re really thinking of them, with a Bunnings eGift Card.

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Pandora Timeless Three Stone Vintage Ring RRP $219

This Christmas, show your love and appreciation for that special person in your life with a timeless and unforgettable gift, like the Pandora Timeless Three Stone Vintage Ring. This is a gift that will be remembered and cherished for years to come, while adding some timeless sparkle to their life!

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Soochi’s Collagen + Prebiotic Glow Berry Soda & Supplement Powder Blend

Meet your new best friend duo for skin and gut health. Soochi’s famous Collagen + Prebiotic Glow Berry soda is a refreshing berry soda that is the perfect good-for-you treat this Summer. Pair this with their latest edition, pure, unflavoured Collagen + Prebiotic supplement powder with Vitamin C and your skin and gut will love you for it.

Glow Berry Soda - 3 Pack: $18

Collagen + Prebiotic Supplement Powder: $70

Use the code SOOCHI10 for 10% off your order.

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RYOBI 18V ONE+ Home Essentials Kit R18DD-H15HO $169

Hang a picture or TV, fix a door or assemble flatpack furniture all with the RYOBI 18V ONE+ Home Essentials Kit. All the essentials are here including a drill/driver, battery, charger, screwdrivers, hammer, pliers, tape measure and accessories that easily fit into one nifty carry bag. You’ll find 100s of uses for this great kit. The perfect Christmas gift for anyone getting into DIY.

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Happy Happy Joy Joy! Add some sparkle with Saben’s collection of wallets, covetable classics and little bags for big nights this festive season. You’ll find the perfect gift for your mum, your mate, gal pal or significant other at their Newmarket and Ponsonby stores and online.

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Wallace Cotton Crusoe Beach Towel $69.90

With summer on its way, a tropical inspired beach towel makes an ideal gift. Featuring a lush leafy design in colours to suit everyone, the Crusoe Beach Towel from Wallace Cotton is a sunny day essential. Made from soft cotton velour and perfect for beach days, lazing poolside and holiday gifting. Wallace Cotton are partnering for good with local charity Live Ocean and donating $10 from every Crusoe Beach Towel sold before 25/12/21, to support marine conservation projects in NZ waters. Give a beautiful gift that gives twice this Christmas.

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Joico Defy Damage Gift Bag $91

Protect all hair types from the ravaging effects of daily heat styling, UV exposure, and environmental pollution that lead to dry, dull, lacklustre locks with Joico’s Defy Damage haircare system. This damage defying breakthrough helps protect and strengthen hair bonds for a healthy-hair transformation you can instantly see and feel.

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Vodafone Smart V11

Buy the Vodafone Smart V11 with a MyFlex Prepay SIM for $199 and make the most of its intelligent triple camera with Free Data Nights! That’s a whopping 2GB of free data every night between 5PM and midnight. Live your best summer with Vodafone. Limited time only. Terms and conditions apply.

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Country Road CR SUN RX 37, two pairs single vision from $369, available at Specsavers

With dreams of summer at the beach not so far away, it’s time to treat yourself with a new pair of sunnies. This summer, Specsavers is adding more than 230 new frames to its collection of glasses, so you’re sure to find a pair of frames you’ll love that express your personal style. These new Country Road CR SUN RX 37 frames will see you throw it back to the 70s with this oversized statement look.

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