The MADE NORTH CANTERBURY Christmas Gift Guide 2022

Supporting small local businesses just tastes better – especially at Christmas! So get your shop on with our super-local foodie gift guide, showcasing the most edible, quaffable, shareable gifts all grown and made right here in North Canterbury.

Make it Raw Christmas Truffles

Would you just look at these beauties?! Make it Raw have released a limited run of their delightful Christmas Truffles. All packaged up in a beautiful craft box you’ll find five vegan truffles made with lots of love and care, and absolutely no gluten, dairy or refined sugar.

The truffles are flavoured:
Orange Chocolate ~ Ginger Chocolate ~ Coconut Chocolate ~ Raspberry Dream ~ Cacao and Vanilla

Purchase before they sell out!


This delectable gift contains 6 delicious, locally-made goodies all packaged up in a lovely MADE NORTH CANTERBURY box. There’s even enough room inside to add a bottle of your favourite North Canterbury wine! Who wouldn’t be delighted to open this up on Christmas day!?

For $69 you get:

  • Canterbury Nut Company Chocolate Coated Hazelnuts- 70gm
  • Foothills White Meadow Honey- 425gm
  • The Brothers Green Hemp Seed Oil – 250ml
  • Loburn Grove Hazelnut Dukkah- 100gm
  • Make It Raw Rosemary Crackers- 100gm
  • Make it Raw Maple & Cinnamon Nibblies – 150gm

Purchase on the Canterbury Nuts website.

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.

Kaikoura Christmas Box

A unique Christmas food and beverage hamper showcasing the high standard of items being produced by small businesses in Kaikoura.

Each box contains:

  • 2 x Emporium Brewing Barrel Beers 375ml bottles
  • 1 x Esses Wines Pia NV Extra Brut Cuvée 750ml bottle
  • 1 x Mt Fyffe Distillery Gin 375ml bottle (plus 2 x complimentary mixers)
  • 1 x Blend Digest Tea 35g
  • 2 x Food Company Kaikoura 50g Fudge pieces

Purchase today on the Emporium Brewing website.

Juniper Distillery Gift Pack

Six little gins packaged up with a beautiful Juniper Distillery teatowel. How cute?

Juniper Jinn is make right here in Rangiora and comes in an amazing array of flavours. Snap up one of these adorable little gift packs for the gin-lover in your life.

Purchase from the Juniper Distillery website.

Mylk Made Coffee Bundle

The perfect little bundle for the nut mylk drinker in your life:

  • 1x Mylk Made Coffee Mug
  • 1x Prima 200g of Beans
  • Any 1x 150ml Barista Mylk Base (makes 2.5 litres of mylk)

Snap one up on the Mylk Made website today!

Derelict Brewing Company Merch

Any Derelict Brewing fan will be stoked with one of these brand new Derelict caps!

Wrap it up with a Derelict Brewing gift card and you’ve got the ultimate beer-lover’s gift sorted.

Purchase from the Derelict Brewing Co Website

North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival Tickets

Who doesn’t wanted to be treated to the coolest day out in 2023? Gift someone a ticket to the 2023 North Canterbury Wine & Food Festival (and get yourself one too) and they’ll get to spend a sunny March day under the trees enjoying local wine, food and tunes. You’ll be their fave gift giver, ever!

Even better – Early Bird tickets are available until December 24th.

Purchase NOW from the Festival Website