Meri Kirihimete: Kiwi-flavoured Gifts

Looking for that perfect gift with a distinctive Kiwi flavour? Check out this choice collection of New Zealand themed gifts, from creative folk all over Aotearoa. Shop local and make yours a Kiwi Christmas.

Native birds and stunning landscapes

Nestled in a cottage garden in the rural Rangitikei is the studio of artist Tammie Hodgetts, surrounded by the native birds and stunning vistas that inspire her work. The studio itself is very important to Tammie – there are years of brushes jammed in vases, each with its own memory, pictures and prints adorn the walls, and half finished paintings lean on walls. "Painting is for me about using colour and light, I enjoy prepping palettes and mixing colours. I'm always looking for new ideas and ways of working."