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Treat your mum this Mother's Day!

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Hilarious and heartwarming reads for your mum

Give the gift of inspiration this Mother's Day! The bestselling Becoming by Michelle Obama is an intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir from the former First Lady of the United States, and is a perfect read alongside the Becoming Journal – filled with guided journaling prompts for your mum to reflect and nurture a life full of joy, intention, and purpose.

For light-hearted laughs, treat your mum to Polly Gillespie's self-described ‘saucy’ new memoir, The Misadventures of Polly Gillespie. Comedienne Ali Wong's Dear Girls is also hilarious, brutally honest, and full of wisdom on modern motherhood!

For a truly touching deep read, check out Untamed by Glennon Doyle – a soulful memoir and liberating wake-up call for women to live their truest, wildest life!

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Buy Sunbeam and BE IN TO WIN!

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Buy Sunbeam and BE IN TO WIN!

Buy selected Sunbeam Products from the 23rd of November to the 31st of December to be in to win a trip for four to Queenstown.

The prize includes:

  • Return economy class airfares for 4 from winner’s nearest New Zealand commercial airport to Queenstown, New Zealand
  • All airline and airport taxes
  • Return transfers from airport to accommodation
  • 3 nights 4-star accommodation in Queenstown, 2 x double occupancy rooms
  • Breakfast daily
  • Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Queenstown area as you catch the Gondola to the top of the surrounding mountains
  • Experience a thrill seeking ride for 4 down the mountain as your race each other on the luge
  • After an exhilarating afternoon, sit down and enjoy a 3-course meal in the incredible Stratosfare restaurant, Queenstown

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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 Menu

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If your Mother-figure is included in your bubble, then cooking her a 3 course meal could be the perfect way to make her feel super special this Mother's Day! We've selected a Starter, Main and Dessert option from some of our favourite Kiwi recipe books!

Starter: Annabel Langbein's Zuc­chini Chips with Chermola Dip

We're a huge fan of Annabel Langbein's books so we had to include one of her delicious recipes.

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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.

Collectors

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).

Bookworms

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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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.