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Buying Gift Baskets Saves Time and Stress

Revolutionise the way you shop for gifts - save time and stress by buying a beautiful gift basket in the relaxed environment of your home or office.

Have you got too many people to buy for? Finding it hard to know what to they'd like to receive? Gift buying is a challenging task. Add to that, the pressure is on for all our gifts to be well received. We all want to make the people in our lives feel valued and cared for - which...


Things You May Not Have Known About Mothers Day

Today we think of Mother’s Day as a time to give gifts of flowers, wine, or hampers of tasty treats to show our appreciation. But the origins of Mother's Day may not be what you'd imagine.

Our modern Mothers Day began in the United States in the 19th century when Ann Reeves Jarvis set up Mother’s Day Work Clubs to improve sanitary conditions, reduce infant mortality and help wounded soldiers during the Civil War.

It wasn't u...


How Much Should I Spend on a Gift Hamper?

You want to buy someone a gift but deciding how much it's appropriate to spend can be complicated and stressful. Many people find it particularly confusing, knowing how much to spend on different celebratory occasions. You don't want to offend your friends with a wedding gift they think is cheap or send the wrong message by being overly generous with a corporate gift to a client. And you certainly don't want to get the gift gi...


Stuck for a Bereavement Gift Idea?

Flowers are the traditional gift to give on someone's death but marking a bereavement that way isn't right for everyone. People grieve in many different ways so it's completely appropriate that there are many different gift options to buy someone as a bereavement gift.

If flowers are asked for or they feel right to you, a traditional wreath or a thoughtful Sympathy bouquet of mainly white flowers with just a hint of colour wi...


Considering Buying a House Warming Gift?

If you know someone who is moving into a new home, there are a number of reasons why you might consider buying them a house warming gift. Helping new house owners to share the excitement of a new home or first apartment is easy with a house warming gift basket.

By sending a gift you are showing politeness and generosity - especially if you've been invited to a house warming party. By bringing a housewarming gift with you, you...


Choosing the Right Gift Basket for Mothers Day

We all know Mums are the best - so let yours know by treating her to a fantastic gift basket for your mum. Here are some great Mother's Day gift ideas to get you started with.

Pampering productsWithout a doubt your mum deserves a bit of pampering! She'll love an amazing pamper Mothers Day gift basket like our elegant Banks & Co Gift Set while our luxurious Pamper & Wine gift box takes pampering to a whole new level! Full of l...


Weighing up Christmas Gift Hampers

Food! Wine! Handmade chocolate truffles! It's no wonder the gift of treats delivered to the door at a stressful time of year is an increasingly popular one - with those giving and receiving!

With shopping malls and supermarkets descending deeper each year into pre-Christmas chaos, the Christmas hamper concept just keeps getting better. It's so easy to avoid the congested streets and grumpy shoppers by choosing a gift basket o...


5 Baby Gift Basket Essentials

Despite their small size, a newborn baby can come with surprisingly large financial pressures. Sending baby gift baskets to the new parents is a great way to give your support as well as deliver your congratulations.

If you're looking for ideas for baby gifts that every new parent needs, here are a few essentials.

Booties and BonnetsBooties and bonnets will keep their little feet and heads cosy and warm. Hand knitted in love...


Lesley Gradek

Gift Barn makes it soooooo easy for us to send personal gifts to folks back home in NZ. Thank you for a wonderful service. I have used this company for many years. A satisfied repeat customer. Thanks to all at Girt Barn.

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Margaret Brain

Delighted with the quick delivery, and stunning flowers sent- 3 Pink Gerbra. Recipient was also delighted. Very happy to recommend this company for outstanding customer service

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Angela Cahill

A fabulous experience was achieved by using Gift Barn to send a super special birthday surprise to my sister-in-law in New Zealand from my husband and self in the U.K. She loved it and it was received by courier on the day...Thank you Gift Barn.

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Kiri Atkins Pakiri

Best online gift company! Great products, fast service, lovely helpful staff, always deliver quickly. Far exceed my expectations, guaranteed satisfaction every time. Recommend 100%!! Can't thank you enough :))

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Fiona Bledge

I was delighted with the gift basket I ordered for mum on her birthday. She was thrilled with the way it was presented and especially pleased with the gift card which used a lovely font and seemed more personal. They also delivered on time. Thank you so much, I will definitely be ordering from you again.

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Bruce Cornwell

My daughter has lived in New Zealand for over 10 years. We always send her and her family gifts for every occasion which costs and American arm and leg. I've looked many times to find a NZ Company I could order from to send local and the other day I found this company. I ordered one day and it was delivered the next. My daughter loved it. She said that the different products in the basket were the best quality and local products. I am so happy to have found this website. Thank you so much,

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Kay Austin

My friend received her gift and was delighted with the contents and presentation. I was impressed with the quick delivery and hassle free service. Many thanks to The Gift Barn. I will certainly recommend and use your service again.

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Paula Riseborough

Brilliant choice and service. Excellent for overseas customers and the quality is always excellent. I will recommend to all ex-pat kiwis to use for family back home. Thank-you

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Barbara Ryan

I've been on the receiving end of the Bennets premium chocolates. Very nice gift. So now I'm sending them as a birthday gift. This site is very easy to manage - with lots of other interesting gifts to choose from too.

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Nicola Vandermeer

I live in London, UK and have used The Gift Barn many times to send gifts home to family in NZ. They always provide a fabulous service - my stepmum especially loved her birthday pamper box of ecostore lotions and potions delivered last week! Thanks for all your help in helping me to send love back home :-)

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