Have a birthday, anniversary or special occasion coming up? We've put together this guide for gift card inspiration so your special someone can spend up a storm once we're able to have that in-store experience again! From clothing to health & beauty, activities, experiences and more, there's a gift card to suit everyone's tastes. Check out our suggestions below.
Gift a membership to Auckland Art Gallery
History, heritage and culture are brought to life at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki. Founded in 1888, it remains New Zealand’s largest visual arts experience. A gift membership is a gift that keeps on giving, with benefits of a membership including free unlimited entry to paid exhibitions, exclusive previews of gallery exhibitions, invitations to regular talks or behind-the-scenes tours, regular updates on members-only events and the use of the Members lounge and a wide range of discounts. And while your loved one is waiting for the gallery doors to to reopen when our alert levels drop, they can check out the online exhibitions in the meantime.
Gift an evening of fun at Holey Moley with one of their gift cards that can be used on mini golf, karaoke, food & drinks! Providing Instagram-worthy backdrops and drool-worthy treats, Holey Moley is perfect for a unique, hilarious night out with friends.
All Blacks Experience
A voucher to the All Blacks Experience is perfect for the rugby loving friends and family in your life. The All Blacks Experience is a state-of-the-art guided encounter that showcases the All Blacks, Black Ferns, and our other national rugby teams in black through exceptional innovation and technology. This full sensory and interactive experience allows manuhiri (visitors) to celebrate New Zealand's rugby heritage, achievements and culture.
Odyssey Sensory Maze
Send someone on a sensory adventure through this quirky city centre maze! Odyssey Sensory Maze is a walk through experience where you journey through dark challenging spaces, quirky physical obstacles, illusions, lighting effects, scents, sound effects and strange sensations that all together provide you with a unique experience that you will never forget. Purchase a gift voucher, here.
Weta Workshop Unleashed
Get a gift voucher for either a guided tour or a creative workshop at Weta Workshop Unleashed and let your friends explore the worlds of horror, sci-fi and fantasy in-the-making - an experience they certainly won't forget. Purchase a voucher here.
Health & Beauty
The Facialist e-voucher
These uncertain times will be stressful for many of us - so having a luxurious spa treatment to look forward to at the end of all of this is a great gift for a loved one. There are a plethora of The Facialist e-vouchers to choose from - see them all here. We like the sound of their bespoke 1 hour facial and complete de-stress package, but you can also create your own e-voucher with a custom amount for your loved one to choose their own treatment.
At Aesop's online store, you can explore and select from a complete range of skin, hair and body care products, distinguished by botanical and laboratory-generated ingredients of the highest quality. Their digital gift cards are suitable for all, and elegantly presented to a recipient via email with a personalised message. Get a digital gift card here.
A Commercial Bay gift card is a great option for when you just can't decide where to purchase from as they have a huge selection of retailers and eateries you can spend up at! With over 90 eateries and stores they can choose from a range of items from homewares to health & beauty, clothing, restaurants and eateries.
Shut the Front Door
A favourite gift and homewares store on High Street, Shut The Front Door is home to an eclectic, fun and ever changing range of the coolest homeware and gift products from all over the world. Their Online Gift Cards are delivered by email and contain instructions to redeem them at checkout on their online store - perfect for when you can't leave the house!
Britomart Gift Card
Here’s a gift of an idea: a gift card of any value of your choosing, valid in more than 65 of the coolest bars, restaurants and designer stores in Auckland. The Britomart Black Gift Card is valid throughout the Britomart precinct and can be loaded with any amount between $50 and $999. It will definately give your loved one something to look forward to once we are back open again. See the list of participating retail stores, bars and restaurants the gift card can be redeemed at.
We're now in spring, and all of a sudden it will be summer, so if you've got a loved one having a birthday or celebrating something special, consider getting them a gift voucher for a great new pair of shoes. Pat Menzies is the original stockist of Converse, Dr Martens and Vans and also specialise in other leading brands including Birkenstock, Havaianas, Windsor Smith, Florsheim, Palladium, Caterpillar and Clarks. No matter what their style is, a Pat Menzies Gift Card is the easiest way to give them what they really want. The code will be emailed to a recipient of your choice who will be able to redeem the code at the Pat Menzies website.
Smith & Caughey's gift cards and 'Make this a Gift' service
One of New Zealand’s oldest and best loved department stores, Smith & Caughey’s stocks three levels of the world’s best brands. With renowned international fashion labels beauty brands as well as a huge selection of children’s wear, jewellery, beauty, luggage, giftware and homeware shopping at Smith & Caughey’s, whether you're in store or online, is a pure indulgence. Gift cards are available to purchase online and they also have a great 'Make this a Gift' option for when you've found the perfect item for a loved one. Click the 'Make this a gift' button when you're about to make an online order, and Smith & Caughey's will gift wrap the item with a personalised card, and deliver it to the gift recipient's address.