8 thoughtful stocking fillers to gift for Christmas
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.