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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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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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Top Valentines Gifts 2019

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we know that choosing the perfect gift can often be a daunting process. To help you pick a gift for your loved one we have narrowed down 10 products as our picks for Top Valentine's Gif­ts 2019.

Plus check out our full Valentine's Day Gift Guide

1. Ariana Grande Ari Perfume
Spoil your partner with a gorgeous new scent this Valentine's Day and what better way than with the ever-popular Ari fragrance from Ariana Grande. It is described as luscious and sexy, opening with sparkling fruity notes connected to its ultra-feminine floral heart and the base of musk, woods and marshmallow accord.

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Top Christmas Gifts 2018

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Christmas is just around the corner and to help you with your gift giving, we have curated our top 10 gifts for Christmas 2018.

1. PlayStation Classic Console
This one is perfect for the recipient that loves retro products or just loves gaming! Preloaded with 20 of the best PlayStation games, including Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash!, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms, PlayStation Classic is a miniature recreation of the original PlayStation console.

2. Cat/Dog-opoly
Want to change up family board game night from the same old regular Monopoly? Or maybe you just know someone that loves cats or dogs. either way, Catopoly or Dogopoly could just make the perfect gift. Not just about trading properties, these quirky games let you collect and trade different breeds.

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WIN a Double Pass + Meet & Greet with Mitch James!

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Kiwi singer-songwriter Mitch James will be doing his tour of New Zealand to support the release of his self-titled debut album.

Thanks to Sony Music, we are excited to giveaway the chance to win a double pass to one of his New Zealand shows plus you and a friend will get to meet him before the show at his soundcheck! To be into win, just order your copy of Mitch James' album and you will automatically be entered into the draw. Note that if you pre-ordered your copy you are already in the draw.

We have 1× double pass plus meet and greet to each of the following shows:

  • Wednesday 19th September San Fran Wellington (Age Restriction: R18)
  • Friday 21st September The Foundry Christchurch (All Ages, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an attending legal guardian)
  • Saturday 22nd September Dunedin Town Hall, Dunedin (All Ages)
  • Friday 28th September Powerstation, Auckland (R18 Downstairs, All Ages Upstairs)

Winners will be drawn for each show as follows and contacted via email:
• 17 September 2018 for the Wellington Performance
• 18 September 2018 for the Christchurch Performance
• 20 September 2018 for the Dunedin Performance and the Auckland Performance

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Win a Double Pass to see Amy Shark!

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Competiton is now closed! Congratulations to our winners Edie T, Richard B and Nikki T, we'll be in touch via email!

Amy Shark, the Australian singer-songwriter and producer, releases her debut album Love Monster on July 13. Her EP Night Thinker released in 2017 which won her Best Pop Release and Breakthrough Artist at the 2017 Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards.

To promote her new album, Amy will be doing a NZ tour in September and to celebrate, thanks to Sony Music, we are excited to giveaway a chance to win a double pass to one of her New Zealand shows!

We have 3 double passes to giveaway to 3 lucky winners, with your choice of which show you would like to attend:

  • Thursday 13th September at The Powerstation in Auckland (All Ages)
  • Friday 14th September at The Foundry in Christchurch
  • Saturday 15th September at The Hunter Lounge in Wellington

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2017 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards

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The finalists for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards were announced last week with huge news that Lorde will be performing at the ceremony. The awards will be held on Thursday, 16 November at Auckland's Spark Arena and will also feature performances from SWIDT, TEEKS, Theia and Devilskin on the night.

Leading the pack are Onehunga rappers SWIDT with six nominations closely followed by Lorde with five.

Check out the full list of categories and nominees below!

Godfrey Hirst Album of the Year
Aldous Harding – ‘Party’
David Dallas – ‘Hood Country Club’
Fazerdaze – ‘Morningside’
LEISURE – ‘LEISURE’
Lorde – ‘Melodrama’
SWIDT – ‘Stoneyhunga‘

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Mighty Ape's Top 10 Albums of 2015!

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This year has been absolutely incredible when it comes to Music. We've been absolutely spoiled with far too much amazing music to keep up with. While dominated by several huge albums from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift & Adele, there was still space for some smaller albums to shine. While it's tough to narrow down the list to only 10 albums we've given it our best shot and think the albums listed below all deserve at least one listen before the year is out.

Let's jump right into it and see what made the list!

10. Lana Del Rey – Honeymoon

Lana Del Rey had some huge boots to fill when it came to topping her previous albums, yet she somehow managed to retain her signature retro sound & style with the release of ‘Honeymoon’. In a time when most pop artists focus more on digitally created albums, Lana Del Rey instead opted for slow moody orchestral strings and percussion, lending a classy old school feel to some of her best work to date!

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The top Music gifts this Christmas + Huge Music Giveaway!

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Competition now closed. Congratulations to our winner Stuart T! We will be in touch via email shortly :)

With Christmas just around the corner, it can be stressful trying to find the right gifts. To make things a little easier, we've put together this handy list of the Top Music Gifts for the whole family this Christmas.

To sweeten the deal, we're giving away Massive Music Prize Pack valued at over $500. To enter all you need to do is * purchase any in stock CD or LP from now until the 23rd of December.

Every album you buy gets you an entry so the more you purchase, the more chances you have to win!

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NZ Music Award Finalists Announced!

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The 50th annual New Zealand Music Awards are just around the corner. With that, the official list of finalists have just been announced and should hold few surprises for home-grown music fans.

Dominating the field this year is Canterbury’s star soloist Marlon Williams, nominated for a staggering 5 awards including Album of the Year, Vodafone Single of the Year, Best Male Solo Artist, Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Best Alternative album for his captivating debut self-titled album

Joining Williams as this year’s front runners with multiple finalist nods are previous Tui winners Six60 and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Both are finalists in four categories.

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