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Top Gift Ideas for Christmas 2020

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It's that magical time of year once again!

If you're on the hunt for the top gifts for Christmas 2020, look no further – we've got the hottest presents to be wrapped up and placed under your tree for the happiest of times come December 25!

Whether you're hunting gift ideas for your husband, wife, kids, friends or family – read on for our top gift picks!

Toys

Let's get the big ones out of the way first: Toys. While there's always the “must-have toy of the year,” we figured it'd be better to highlight the toys that can never go wrong, and for those we have to go with the timeless gift of LEGO and the ever-evolving range of Board Games!

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for Father's Day!

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Father's day has rolled around again and it's time to think of something for, notoriously, one of the most difficult people to buy for! We hope to make buying for your father-figure a little easier this year, with our Father's Day gift ideas!

1. Pop Culture Clothing and Accessories!

If your father-figure is a pop-culture enthusiast, then the Speakerface clothing range could be the perfect addition to his wardrobe! From Star Wars to the Karate Kid you are sure to find a T-shirt he'll be proud to wear! If Dad loves Star Wars, then something from our Rocklove range will be sure to make him smile! A true Star Wars fan won't be able to resist the Men's Sith Rings, Ewock chains and other Star Wars Medallions!

2. Gaming Gear

If your father-figure is a gamer you can't pass up the chance to upgrade his gaming chair , gaming controller or grab him the latest games! These Cable Guy Controller Holders are also super cute, and celebrate several pop-culture franchises! From Spyro and Banjo Kazooie to Deadpool and Spider-man, you're sure to find your Dad's passion represented!

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Mother's Day Movies

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If your Mother-figure is included in your bubble, then a movie night could be the perfect way to celebrate her this Mother's Day! We've put together our list of 10 movies to check out with your Mum.

1. Jojo Rabbit

WWII black comedy from writer-director Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Hunt for the Wilderpeople), who also stars as a little boy's imaginary friend: Adolf Hitler. Winner of the People's Choice Award at Toronto Film Festival 2019 and Best Adapted Screenplay at both the 2020 Oscars and BAFTAs.

The world view of a lonely German boy, a Hitler Youth, is upended when he discovers that his mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie, Leave No Trace) in their attic. Aided only by his moronic imaginary friend, Hitler, Jojo starts to confront his blind nationalism.

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2020 Oscar Winners!

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The 92nd Academy Awards were held on the 9th of February at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

Big winner on the night was Parasite winning Best Picture, the first movie not in English to take out the top award. The film also won Best Director, Best International Film and Best Original Screenplay. Parasite releases on DVD and Blu-ray this week!

Below are all the winners of the night including our very own Taika Waititi winning Best Adapted Screenplay for Jojo Rabbit.

Let us know your thoughts about the awards in the comments!

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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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2020 Oscar Nominations

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The nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards were announced earlier this month. The awards ceremony will be held on the 10th of February at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. It was announced that there would be no host for the show this year but organisers have said there will “stars, performances and surprises”.

Here is a list of all the nominees:

Best Picture
Ford v Ferrari
The Irishman
Jojo Rabbit
Joker
Little Women
Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Marriage Story
Parasite
1917

Actor in a Leading Role
Antonio Banderas – Pain and Glory
Leonardo DiCaprio – Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix – Joker
Jonathan Pryce – The Two Popes

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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 tickets to see Elton John live in Auckland!

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EDIT: WINNER DRAWN! Congrats to Jeremy Boyd! Please check your emails for a correspondence from us :)

The biopic film based on the life of musician Elton John, Rocketman, will be releasing on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K Blu-ray on August 28. To celebrate, thanks to Universal Pictures, we have an epic prize to giveaway to one lucky Mighty Ape customer!

Simply pre-order your copy of the film on any format from Mighty Ape and you will automatically go in the draw for a chance to WIN 2× Sapphire tickets to the Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour in Auckland at Mt Smart Stadium!

Check out the below for Ts & Cs. Good luck!

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WIN a Dragon Ball Prize Pack worth $280!

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Congratulations to our winner; Sheree Vetters! Keep an eye out for our email!

To celebrate the release of Dragon Ball Super The Movie: Broly on June 19, thanks to Madman Entertainment, we've got an awesome Dragon Ball prize pack worth $280 to giveaway to one lucky winner!

To be into win, just pre-order your copy of the movie on either DVD or Blu-ray and you will automatically go in the draw for your chance to win.

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Win With Our Top Mother's Day Picks 2019

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Mother's Day is approaching and to help with your gift giving this year, we have put together a list of our top 10 Mother's Day picks. Not only that, we're also giving you the chance to win the lot for your Mum. Simply comment below and tell us which product you think your Mum (or mother figure) would like the best and why to go into the draw to WIN ALL of our top 10 gifts for them. The total value of the prize pack is over $900!

Also subscribe to our newsletters to score an additional entry into the draw. The lucky winner will be drawn and contacted on Thursday, 09/05/19.

Winner: Ann Norman

Check out our 2019 Mother's Day Gift Guide for more gift ideas!

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