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Your Valentine's Day Gift Ideas!

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Love is in the air! With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we’ve got you sorted with the perfect Valentine's Day gifts and experiences. Check out our top 10 ideas for a romantic and memorable way to celebrate Valentine's Day!

Enjoy a romantic picnic
With gorgeous late summer evenings now upon us, why not embrace the warm and cosy weather with a romantic outdoor picnic? A delightful yet inexpensive option, simply pack all your favourite snacks and wine and head to a beautiful, private spot for an intimate evening. Our Wine Picnic Table is the perfect companion, with a polished wood platform and space for a wine bottle as well as two wine glasses!

If you’re wanting something a little more intricate, check out our Classic Wine and Cheese Basket – a sophisticated and practical basket fully loaded with two wine glasses, premium corkscrew, cheese board, and knife!

Top tip: find the perfect picnic spot by simply visiting your local council’s website for a list of locations – from regional parks to botanic gardens and hidden beaches!

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Stocking Stuffers For The Whole Family!

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Christmas stockings can be a fun tradition for the whole family or a nice distraction to keep the kids busy on Christmas morning, while you get a little bit more sleep. Check out our full collection of Stocking Stuffer Ideas now!

For the Kids

1. Imagination & Learning

There's nothing like a whole galaxy of Glow in the Dark Stars on a bedroom ceiling to spark the imagination. Keep the kids occupied (let's be honest – you as well) with Science Experiment Kits and the classic Mentos Geyser Tube trick. Younger children can have fun recording and amplifying their voices with a Toy Microphone and learning to spell with Magnetic Letters.

2. Games

Games are the perfect stocking stuffer for kids of all ages! Classics like Barrel of Monkeys and Jenga provide an instant group activity for those Christmases away from home or for when those inevitable holiday guests arrive!

3. Puzzles & Brain Teasers

Buy yourself an even longer Christmas morning sleep in, by including a puzzle or brain teaser in the kids' stockings! Keep it classic with a Rubik's Cube OR The Crystal Puzzle range provides a decent challenge and results in a very cute collectible to display.

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Secret Santa Gift Ideas: Our Top Picks!

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Secret Santa can be an awesome way for colleagues to get to know each other better and for families and friend groups to save a little money during the Christmas season. If you haven't already set up a Secret Santa this year, and your family is getting a little large for your budget… it's not too late to start one now. Check out our full range of Secret Santa Gift Ideas now!

If you've signed up for your office-wide Secret Santa, it can be an intimidating task buying for someone you might not know very well. We're here to lighten the load and supply our Secret Santa Top Picks that will not disappoint this Christmas, no matter your giftee's interests!

Disney Fanatics

Whether you’re shopping for a colleague, your partner, family or friends – any variety of Disney-fanatic will be over-the moon with something from our Mad Beauty range. From sleep masks and bath essentials for relaxing, to makeup and nail care the range has something to suit every taste.


Find something to satisfy any collector’s cra­vings in our Twas the Pop! Sale before Christmas sale! Pop! Vinyls are an awesome (and affordable) way to celebrate anyone’s pop-culture interests and fandoms (even if they aren't yet a collector).


If you’ve been matched with a bookworm then look no further! Check out our Mammoth Book sale for amazing savings on over 1000 titles or if that doesn’t quite fit your secret santa budget… perhaps a pair of Book Nerd socks or a themed bookmark might fit the bill?

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Top Gift Picks for Christmas 2019

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Needing a bit of gift inspiration this year? Mighty Ape has you covered! Check out our 2019 Christmas Gift Guide and read on for ideas to suit anyone!

1. Christmas Treats

Sweet treats are the best kind of gift as they are likely to be shared with you! Christmas themed chocolates are ideal for when you’re on a tight budget but still love letting people know you’re thinking of them at Christmas time… or for that colleague you’ve been eyeing up as friend material (but you don’t want to come on ‘too strong’).

2. Summer Fun

Make sure your friends and family members are well stocked for Summer activities this year! Get your boisterous niece or nephew a Nerf N Strike Elite so they can terrorise the rest of your family at the Christmas BBQ. A quirky Ride-On inflatable unicorn lounger for pretty much anyone you know with a pool (who on earth doesn’t love unicorns!?). A portable BBQ for mum/dad/partner so you can all enjoy sausages on the go and a cute beach seat for an optimistic parent (you know they’ll be chasing kids up and down the beach all summer long leaving that seat wide open…for you).

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Win Your Height In Books!

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This Christmas one lucky monkey will win their height in books!

To enter, just buy any one of these books and you're automatically in the draw.

Every book you purchase is one entry into the competition so go bananas and get all your Christmas shopping done!

Prize includes:

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WIN a Kids Book Super Pack worth $500 this Christmas!

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We've got some fantastic books in stock now that are perfect for kids this Christmas – and to celebrate we're giving you the chance to WIN a Kids Book Super Pack worth $500 for your little ones. This prize pack is bound to keep some lucky little monkeys busy over the school holidays!

To enter the draw simply purchase any of the selected popular children's books from our Kids Book Promotion. Every book you purchase automatically gives you one entry into the draw, so the more you order the more chances you have to WIN!

The Kids Book Super Pack includes one copy of every book in our Kids Book Promotion:

Entries close on December 19th. The lucky winner will be drawn and notified on the 20th of December.

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Vote for your favourite kids book and be in to WIN the Top 10!

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Your voted Top 10 are:

  1. The Dinky Donkey
  2. Slinky Malinky's Christmas Crackers
  3. Edmonds My First Cookbook
  4. Wildlife of Aotearoa
  5. Harry Potter Goblet of Fire Illustrated
  6. Hairy Maclary & Friends Colours
  7. Little Hector & The BIg Idea
  8. Moo & Moo & The Little Calf Too
  9. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Wrecking Ball
  10. How Maui Slowed the Sun

We have made contact with our winner: Laura T.


We're counting down the Top 10 kids books for Christmas and we want your help.

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Be in to WIN a trip to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in Melbourne

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Hachette New Zealand is giving away one of the most impressive Harry Potter prizes we've ever seen!

Purchase a copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey and enter the competition for your chance to WIN a trip for two (including flights and accommodation) to see the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child live show in Melbourne, plus a behind the scenes experience!

We want this epic prize to be won by a Mighty Ape customer so grab your copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey now and enter here. Already got your copy? You can still enter.

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is one of the most celebrated stage productions of the past decade. Opening in London's West End in 2016, on Broadway in 2018 and in Melbourne in 2019 – and with more productions worldwide still to come (including San Francisco later this year) – the play has smashed records, collected countless rave reviews and awards, and captivated audiences night after night. Now readers are invited behind the scenes to experience the show's journey to the stage – from the earliest phases of development with producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, to the crafting of the eighth Harry Potter story with J.K. Rowling, director John Tiffany and playwright Jack Thorne, and to the gathering of an extraordinary team of artists and actors together to bring this new part of Harry's story to life.

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Disney Month! Win 1 of 10 $50 Mighty Ape Vouchers!

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This month we are celebrating everything Disney! We have heaps of new releases and up to 40% off hundreds of Star Wars, Marvel, Disney, & Pixar products in our Disney Month Sale!

PLUS purchase any Disney Product (includes Disney, Star Wars, Marvel & Pixar) and be into WIN 1 of 10 $50 Mighty Ape gift vouchers! And follow our Mighty Ape Toys Facebook page HERE for even more Disney Month giveaways!

Terms & Conditions:

  • Mighty Ape voucher prizes are available to New Zealand customers only.
  • An item purchased from a Disney brand (Disney, Marvel, Star Wars & Pixar) will gain an individual entry into the prize pool to win 1 of 10 $50 Mighty Ape vouchers
  • Winners are drawn at random
  • The winners will be drawn early November and contacted via email.
  • Each winner will be given 2 weeks to claim the prize and after such time with no contact to Mighty Ape, Mighty Ape will redraw a new winner to claim the voucher.

Win Dad a Legend Book Pack


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Do you have a Dad, Step-Dad, Pop, Grandad or fatherly figure who is a legend? We're celebrating Father's Day with a book pack worth $300 to give away to a legend in your family.

To enter the draw, find your favourite book from our Father's Day Book Collection then swing by our Facebook post and tell us which book is your pick this year.

I might be biased but I think a good book is the best gift you can receive and we've got a book for every interest. Sports, music biographies, great Fiction reads and even books for Dad and the kids to enjoy together are just some fo the great reads we have in stock right now. Check out the full range.

Pack includes:

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