The MADE NORTH CANTERBURY Christmas Gift Guide 2021

Forget those international stock shortages and delivery delays this Christmas – treat your loved ones (or yourself!) to one of these delicious gift ideas from our North Canterbury food and beverages producers. Supporting small local businesses has never tasted better!

The Crater Rim Gift Pack

This stunning gift pack contains the amazing Savour & Sip recipe book, by The Crater Rim’s own Nicola Fraher plus three bottles of The Crater Rim wine: Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.

Available in both the From the Ashes Range ($80) or the premium Waipara Range ($90).

Purchase on The Crater Rim website.

Rosé Wine Chocolate Gift Pack

A limited edition Rosé wine chocolate has been produced by Waikuku’s Milly’s Fudge & Chocolates and Waipara’s Mount Brown Estates. The individual milk chocolates incorporate a beautiful creamy texture made with the Rosé wine. Made to be together, the chocolates can be purchased at Milly’s Fudge & Chocolates in Waikuku or in a box of 6 with a bottle of Mount Brown Estates Rosé for $40. 

Purchase on the Mount Brown Estates website.


This delectable gift contains 10 goodies from a range of local North Canterbury food and beverage producers. Who wouldn’t be delighted to open this up on Christmas day!?

For $80+GST you get:

  • Abbey’s Homemade Chilli Jam- 250ml
  • Canterbury Nut Company Roasted Hazelnuts- 70gm
  • Canterbury Nut Company Chocolate Coated Hazelnuts- 70gm
  • Foothills White Meadow Honey- 425gm
  • Greenz Turmeric, Ginger & Black Pepper Peanut Butter- 290gm
  • Loburn Grove Hazelnut Dukkah- 100gm
  • Make It Raw Olive Crackers- 100gm
  • The Beekeeper’s Honey Blackcurrant and Honey Concentrate- 250ml
  • The Beekeeper’s Honey Manuka Honey Fudge- 100gm
  • Three Llamas Organic Viva Espresso Plunger Coffee- 200gm

All packaged up in a snazzy MADE NORTH CANTERBURY box!

Purchase on the Canterbury Nuts website.

Percival Street Bakery Christmas Mince Tarts

The delectable Percival Street Christmas Mince Tarts are back! Get a box full of xmas goodness for just $10. But be quick as these little morsels of festive cheer fly off the shelves every year.

Purchase at Percival Street Bakery, Rangiora.

Harris Meats Christmas Hams

Harris Meats’ famous free-farmed North Canterbury Christmas hams are on sale again. Available for purchase from the following retailers:

  • PAK ‘n SAVE Rangiora
  • New World Rangiora, Kaiapoi and Kaikoura
  • Four Square Cheviot, Hanmer Springs, Culverden and Hawarden

Get in early!

Canterbury Nuts Xmas Special

Grab this epic Christmas special for just $25. The pack includes:

  • 250g pack of Roasted Hazelnuts (choose from light or dark roast)
  • 180g Hazelnut Nut Butter (choose from light or dark roast)
  • 70g Chocolate Coated Hazelnuts

So good!

Purchase from the Canterbury Nuts website.

27Seconds Wine & Olive Oil

27Seconds is a business with heart. 100% of profits from the sale of their wine and olive oil goes directly to supporting survivors of modern day slavery. This year, they are aiming to make $250,000 of sales by Christmas so they can donate their largest ever amount to their partner organisation, Hagar on December 23rd. Purchasing this delicious trio of goodies for just $74.99 – or anything else from the 27Seconds website – means you’re helping this incredible business make the world a better place.

Purchase from the 27Seconds website.

Middlehurst Delivered Christmas Box

For just $350 the incredible Awatere River box from Middlehurst Delivered includes:

  • 1 Merino Backstrap
  • 1 Merino Knuckle
  • 1 Merino Mince (500g)
  • 1 Merino Rack
  • 1 Merino Ribeye
  • 1 Side Merino Short Ribs (2 pkt)
  • 2 Merino Shanks – 1 front & 1 back (1pkt)
  • 1 Merino Mini Roast
  • 1 Merino Oyster Shoulder
  • 1 Merino Rump
  • 2 X Complimentary bottles of The Marlborough Estate Rose`(hand-picked and handmade, Fun, frivolous, and fruity. Notes of ripe berry fruit with a hint of spice.)
  • 1 X Middlehurst Delivered Drink Bottle
  • 1 X Christmas card with a handwritten note of your choice (add a note at checkout as to what you want to be written on the card)

Feel connected to the land your product was grown and nurtured on by buying direct from Middlehurst Station.

Purchase on the Middlehurst Delivered website.

Mylk Made Christmas Barista Customisable Gift Box

A beautifully presented gift box, handcrafted locally using untreated pine from sustainable forests, filled with goodies!

In the box:

  • 2x 150ml Mylk Made Barista Bases (your choice of flavours)
  • 1x Mylk Made Ceramic Mug
  • 1x Bag of Switch Espresso

Write your own message in the notes, which we be hand written on the gift tag.

You can add to it with an additional mylk base, and additional cup or an additional bag of Switch Espresso.

The perfect gift for the coffe-lover in your life!

Purchase from the Mylk.Made website.

Black Estate Sundown to Sunset Pack

The perfect pack of wines to enjoy as the sun softens this summer. Get to know us and our vineyards with this selection.

One bottle each of:

  • Damsteep Pét Nat 2021
  • Young Vines Chardonnay 2021
  • Treble Rosé 2021
  • French Farm Pinot Gris 2021
  • Home Chardonnay 2020
  • Home Pinot Noir 2019

$270. Good drinking.  Enjoy.  Freight is complimentary.

Purchase from the Black Estate website.

Milly’s Fudge Christmas Box Bundle

This delicious Christmas Box Bundle consists of:

  • 2 Fudge Pottles (pottles of bite sized fudge pieces)
  • a bag of Coconut Ice (9 Pieces)
  • 2 Bags of old fashioned sweets
  • 4 Chocolates (not pictured above)

All for just $40!

Purchase from Milly’s website.

Derelict Brewing Company Gift Card

For that hard-to-buy-for beer-lover in your life, a Derelict Brewing gift card is a guaranteed winner!

These little beauties never expire and they’re super easy to by as you can just do it all online with the voucher sent out via email. Vouchers start at $50 and can be redeemed at the online Derelict Brewing Company store.

Purchase from the Derelict Brewing Co Website

Georges Road Wine Pod Gift Voucher

Treat someone to a relaxing night away with a gift voucher for the divine Wine Pod accommodation at Georges Road Wines. This beautiful Tiny House sits privately nestled on the Georges Road Winery & Vineyard. Guests will enjoy panoramic views across the vines to the hills and alps beyond, a wood-fired hot tub under the stars, relaxing on the deck, wine tasting at the winery and the use of complimentary bikes to explore the area. The Wine Pod has its own kitchen and bbq (bring your own supplies or pre order a dinner food package), luxury bedding, bluetooth sound and breakfast is included. Hmmm.. we might gift this one to ourselves!

Email to purchase

Kaikoura Christmas Box

Get your Christmas day drinks sorted with this Christmas Box!

Keep it local this Christmas with these drinks that are 100% from Kaikoura owned businesses.

The box contains:

  • 1 x Mt Fyffe Distillery Shearwater Gin
  • 1 x Esses Lady Syme 2014 Vintage Brut Cuvee
  • 2x Emporium Brewing Kolsch
  • 2x Emporium Brewing APA
  • 2x Emporium Brewing White IPA

All for just $159 delivered!

Purchase on the Emporium Brewing website.

Pegasus Bay Gift Boxes

Select a stunning gift box of delicious foodie treats or make your own from the yummy selection of goods in the Mini-Deli. Add a bottle of wine or even a gift voucher. Too easy!

Purchase from Pegasus Bay Winery, Stockgrove Road, Waipara