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8 thoughtful stocking fillers to gift for Christmas
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8 thoughtful stocking fillers to gift for Christmas

Rippling water in blue swimming pool

From classic choices to outside-the-box picks, this collection of stocking fillers is sure to make your loved one feel great this Christmas.

1. To a tee

Macpac duck egg blue short sleeve t-shirt

Naturally temperature-regulating and odour-resistant, this String Logo Graphic 180 Merino men’s tee by Macpac ($119.99) is an ideal base layer for summer (and winter) adventures.

2. Sight for sore eyes

Black prescription glasses with blue patterned arms

In collaboration with renowned Samoan-New Zealand artist Fatu Feu’u, Specsavers has released two limited-edition frames to raise funds for the Fred Hollows Foundation. They’re $169 for two single-vision pairs.

3. Better beats

Navy Beats headphones

Beats Studio3 wireless headphones ($499.99) actively block external noise, so you can listen to music the way the artists intended.

4. Pride of place

Kakapo bird print on pale pink placemat

Because who wouldn’t want an elegant illustration of New Zealand’s native kākāpō on a pretty blush-pink place mat? You can make this one yours for $14 from museumswellington.org.nz.

5. Life's a bach

Tony Ogle print of Sandspit Baches in Matapouri,

Gisborne-based artist Tony Ogle has donated a print, Sandspit Baches: Matapouri, to raise funds for the Hundertwasser Art Centre in Whangārei. You can purchase one from bepartoftheart.co.nz for $480.

6. It's in the bag

Navy striped beach bag

Redcurrent’s Indigo Horizon tote ($54.90) is both chic and big enough for a day at the beach with your wallet, keys, towel, sunscreen, book, snacks…

7. Hip to be square

Cube of solid hair 2in1 soap next to box

Good Cube makes fragrant shampoo and conditioner bars for a sustainable post-plastics world. Each plant-based cube ($29.95) should last at least 100 washes – and they’re a handy addition to your travel bag too.

8. Deadly Phonies

Turquoise Deadly Ponies phone cover

Keep your phone safe, sound and stylish in a Deadly Ponies Flex phone case (from $99). In several shades, they fit iPhones 8, 11 Pro and X.

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