Whether you're looking for a birthday card, a congratulatory card, a Father's day card - there are lots of options in the city centre. We've rounded up the best places to find greeting cards for all occasions. See our list, along with a few of our favourite cards from each store, below.

"You're such a hottie" card, $6.80 | Creative and Brave, 7/21 Queen Street, Commercial Bay

Creative & Brave card

Creative & Brave's collection of cards are designed by New Zealand based artist Ali Hughes. The cards come blank so you can personalise it the way you want. All cards are 120mm x 172mm, and come with an envelope. The "you're such a hottie" card is the perfect choice to cheer up a friend!

"To me, you are a work of Art" greeting card, $9.00 | Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Wellesley Street East

Auckland art gallery - greeting card

Special occasions are the perfect time to express admiration for your loved ones, and there's no better way to do so than with this black-and-gold card. Letter-pressed by hand on cotton paper. 

Pug card, $6.50 | Smith + Caughey's, 253-261 Queen Street

card - smith & caughey's

Smith & Caughey's card rack is full of great choices, but it's hard to go past this cute little pug card! What's cutter than a card with a dog on it? This blank card is perfect for any occasion.

"World's greatest dad" Father's Day card, $8.99 | Shut the Front Door, 23 High Street

Shut the front door

With Father's Day just around the corner, it might be time to start looking for a card. Let your dad, or important man in your life, know how much you care this Father's Day with the "world's greatest dad" card - complete with a gold 'seal of excellence'. We love this card, and we bet your dad will too! 

Funny birthday card, $5.99 | Typo, 175 Queen Street

Typo - birthday card

Who says that cards are boring? Everyone needs a laugh on their birthday, so be a little sassy with this card from Typo.

"Happy anniversary" card, $7.90 | Roma Blooms Florist, 93 Albert Street

Roma blooms - gift card

Add a little humor to your next anniversary with this cheeky card. The inside is left blank, so you can fill it with kind words to let your special someone know what they mean to you. 

Pop-Out Card - Kererū, $4.90 | Pauanesia, 35 High Street

Pop-Out Card Kererū

This native Kererū image is by New Zealand artist Melissa Martyn. The Kererū is printed on sturdy card which is diecut, meaning the receiver can then pop-out the wee guy (and your message on the back) and hang it on the Christmas tree, by their desk or anywhere they would like. Each card comes with a ribbon.

"Happiness is having a cat" card, $7.00 | Unity Books, 19 High Street



This card will ravish the cat lovers. We all want to pet a big fluffy cat in our life. The card comes with an envelope too.

Last updated: 05 August 2020