There’s no fighting it – it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.
So it’s time to embrace the best of what the creative community has on offer to liven up your festive season.
Whether you’re looking for artistically-minded presents that support Aotearoa creatives... or tinsel-tinged events to get you into the holiday vibe - The Big Idea’s Christmas Gift Guide gives you a headstart of making it a December to remember!
Timeless Elegance In One-of-a-kind Pounamu & NZ Jade Jewellery
Give the gift of music this Christmas
Share The Story of "Finding Grace | Kimihia a Grace" This Christmas
A captivating bilingual picture book that celebrates our connection to nature (Te Reo Māori & English). Independently published, printed in Aotearoa/NZ with backgrounds painted by children, it's a perfect local holiday gift.
Bathe Your Space In Botanical Wonder
Share the Gift of Beautiful, Locally Made, Abstract Art
Vanessa Narbey (finalist The London Art Biennale, Walker & Hall Art Awards) has released a special suite of limited edition prints of paintings exhibited this year. Embrace the unexpected with textured marks and colour relationships. Available on archival 275gsm paper.
TOI 500 Exhibition
Toi Pōneke’s 2023 residents’ exhibition offers a chance to grab an art bargain!
Hand-Made Jewellery Crafted From Reclaimed Gemstones
Drawing inspiration from mythical creatures, bright tropical flowers and the jewellery of Ancient Greece & the Byzantine Empire, Awaroa Road Jewellery believes in the beautiful meeting of past and present.
The Legendary Basement Christmas Show Returns!
Folly Journal: Beautiful. Eccentric. Ridiculous.