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Kiwi Christmas Gift Guide: Unique Gift Ideas From New Zealand for Your Loved Ones

'Tis the Season for Kiwi Christmas Cheer!

Are you dreaming of a Kiwi Christmas? Look no further! This year, Doodlewear has teamed up with talented New Zealand artists to bring you a collection of unique gift ideas that capture the essence of Aotearoa. From Limited Edition t-shirts to cosy hoodies and adorable baby onesies, our Christmas gift ideas from New Zealand are sure to spread joy and warmth to your loved ones. Let's dive into our curated gift guide, designed to make your holiday shopping a breeze!


Lesh Create Christmas Tees


doodlewear Christmas art print New Zealand Christmas tshirts by New Zealand Illustrative Artist Lesh McNicholl of Lesh Creates.


Gifts for Him

Surprise the men in your life with a touch of Kiwi style. Our t-shirts feature exceptional art prints that showcase New Zealand's unique culture and landscapes. Whether he's into bold prints or subtle graphics, these shirts are the perfect way to add a touch of Kiwi flair to his wardrobe. Christmas gift ideas in New Zealand just got a whole lot cooler!

Christmas Gift Ideas New Zealand: art print t-shirts make ideal Christmas gift ideas for him, adding a touch of Kiwi cool to his wardrobe. 

Deeply Wild Snowy Mountains tee INKBERRY CALLIGRAPHY

doodlewear 'Deeply Wild Snowy Mountains' art print mountain tshirts by calligrapher and illustrator Emma Pearce-Hagen of Inkberry Calligraphy.

Milford Kea artwork tote bag MARK DUGGAN  Regular price

doodlewear 'Milford Kea' art print premium 100% cotton canvas tote bags by Contemporary Artist Mark Duggan.


Wholesome Destruction tee ROSE NORTHEY ARTThe Old Ghost Road tee NESTER PRINTS






Gifts for Her

Spoil the special women in your life with our range of artistic apparel. From stylish sweatshirts to trendy tote bags, each piece is a wearable work of art. Our collaboration with New Zealand artists ensures that these gifts for her are not only fashionable but also a celebration of local creativity. Make this Christmas one to remember with our unique Christmas gift ideas from New Zealand!

Christmas Gift Ideas New Zealand: Elevate her style with art prints on tote bags and cushion covers – unique Christmas gift ideas that celebrate New Zealand's artistic brilliance.


 doodlewear 'Humpback Whale & The Coral Reef' (December 2021) art print t shirt by Auckland Mixed Media and Digital Artist Elaine Bozza

doodlewear 'Humpback Whale & The Coral Reef' art print t shirt by Auckland Mixed Media and Digital Artist Elaine Bozza.

 She of the Kowhai Tree tee JANE CRISP

doodlewear 'She of the Kowhai Tree' art print tui t shirts by Waikato Contemporary Realist Artist Jane Crisp.

My Sunshine artwork tote bag ANNA MOLLEKIN

doodlewear 'My Sunshine' art print premium 100% cotton canvas NZ floral tote bag by Contemporary New Zealand artist and doodlewear owner Anna Mollekin.


 Biker Chick tee FIONA EHN ART

Korero Ake – Speak Up tee AROHANOA ARTISTRY  Regular price





Gifts for Teens

Teenagers can be a tricky bunch to shop for, but fear not! Our collection of cool and edgy designs on hoodies and t-shirts are perfect for the discerning taste of teens. Help them express their individuality with these stylish Christmas gift ideas from New Zealand. After all, what better way to stand out than with a non-mass produced piece of wearable art?

Christmas Gift Ideas New Zealand: Keep the teens warm and on-trend with hoodies and sweatshirts featuring Kiwi art – Christmas gift ideas that blend comfort with style.

NZ Grayling Freshwater Fish tee LESH CREATES

doodlewear 'NZ Grayling Freshwater Fish' fish print t shirts by New Zealand Illustrative Artist Lesh Creates.


Faye Royalty artwork tote bag ADELIEN'S ART

doodlewear 'Faye Royalty' art print premium 100% cotton canvas tote bags by Auckland based Mixed Media Artist Adelien de Wet. 


New Zealand Native Crayfish hoodie LESH CREATES

doodlewear 'New Zealand Native Crayfish' art print hoodie by New Zealand Illustrative Artist Lesh Creates. 

Floral Crown Horse tee OLIVIA BEZETT ARTISTMuriwai Sea Spray tee ONE THOUSAND BLOOMS

Grumpy Anglerfish tee MATT COATES ARTSunny Ruru tee ESSIE'S SPACE





Gifts for Kids

Bring smiles to the faces of kids with our stylish art print tees! Our collection showcases whimsical and playful art prints that perfectly capture the magic of childhood. Elevate your Christmas gift game in New Zealand with these adorable creations, a delightful collaboration with local artists. Make this holiday season magical for the young ones in your life!

Christmas Gift Ideas New Zealand: Trendy tees and hoodies – delightful Christmas gift ideas for kids that blend comfort with Kiwi flair.

 Spring Bloom tee BIANCA LAING

doodlewear 'Spring Bloom' art print t shirt by Wellington-based artist Bianca Laing.


kids t shirts

doodlewear 'Floral Love' art printed t shirt by NZ Artist Clouds of Colour  |  doodlewear 'Riding With The King' art print t shirt by New Zealand artist John Jepson


Contemporary Kingfisher tee MARIA ELIZABETH ARTIST

doodlewear 'Contemporary Kingfisher' art print Kingfisher t shirt by Wellington-based artist Maria Elizabeth.


Sprouts tee CARA ROSE ART





Gifts For The Home

Elevate the festive spirit for your loved ones this Christmas by gifting them Doodlewear's Gifts for the Home. Delight them with our quality 100% cotton large Tea Towels showcasing art prints by talented New Zealand artists, bringing a touch of creativity to their kitchen. Check out our blog on "How to Wrap a Gift with a Tea Towel: Elevate Your Gift-Giving Game".

Our 100% cushion covers make for a stylish and cozy addition to their living space, transforming it into a haven of artistic expression. These unique and visually stunning pieces celebrate the artistic brilliance of New Zealand, making them the perfect gift for anyone who appreciates Kiwi flair. Shop now to add a touch of artistic charm to their living spaces and make this holiday season truly special.


Tea Towels by Anna Mollekin

Quality 100% cotton large Tea Towels featuring art prints by Contemporary New Zealand artist and doodlewear owner Anna Mollekin.


Flower Power Frida Cushion Cover ADELIEN'S ART AND ANNA MOLLEKIN  Regular price

doodlewear 'Flower Power Frida' art print 100% cotton Frida Kahlo cushion cover which is a special collaboration between two of our talented doodlewear contributing artists, Adelien de Wet of Adelien's Art and Anna Mollekin.


Bloom B&W Cushion Cover EMILY RAJASINGH ARTCheeky Piwakawaka Cushion Cover PENNY ROYAL DESIGN

Sea of Flowers tea towel KIRSTY MCMAHON ARTIST  Regular priceQuad Bees tea towel MARK DUGGAN



Gifts That Give Back

This Christmas, express your love through gifts that make a difference. If your special someone is dedicated to giving back, our 'Art For A Cause' collection is an ideal choice. Featuring stylish t-shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and homewares, these items support charitable causes. Each purchase contributes to various charities chosen by the artist, allowing your loved one to wear their values proudly. These gifts not only align with their interests but also reflect a shared commitment to making a positive impact on the world.

Christmas Gift Ideas New Zealand: Choose gifts that give back – a thoughtful way to support local artists and make a positive impact this Christmas.

Kiwi's Lace tee - art for a cause ANNA MOLLEKIN

doodlewear 'Kiwi's Lace' art print kiwi tshirt by Contemporary New Zealand Artist and doodlewear owner Anna Mollekin. Art for a cause: Anna will generously donate $5 from every Kiwi's Lace t-shirt sold to the Moehau Environment Group.

 ANZAC Tribute tee - art for a cause AUNTIE BETTY ILLUSTRATION

Forget-Me-Not tee - art for a cause M_ILLUSTRATEThe Big Strawberry tee - art for a cause LESH CREATES





Good Vibes Limited Edition T-Shirts

Looking for something truly special? Our 2023 Good Vibes Limited Edition t-shirts feature exclusive art prints that are only available in a limited quantity of 50 of each art print. Give the gift of "Good Vibes" and uniqueness with these collectible pieces that showcase the best of New Zealand's artistic talent. Hurry, because once they're gone, they're gone!

Wine Club tee - Limited Edition of 50 Good Vibes BIANCA LAING

 doodlewear 'Wine Club' Limited Edition art print besties t shirt by Wellington-based artist Bianca Laing is exclusively available at doodlewear. 

 Blossoming Positivity tee - Limited Edition of 50 Good Vibes ANNA MOLLEKINClarice the Chicken tee - Limited Edition of 50 Good Vibes PENNY ROYAL DESIGN

Retro Rockin' Robins tee - Limited Edition of 50 Good Vibes TRISH HARDING ARTSummer Vacay tee - Limited Edition of 50 Good Vibes DANI HEDGES ART







The Perfect Fit: Don't Guess Their Doodlewear Garment Size!

And remember, please don't guess their doodlewear garment size! No one wants the disappointment and hassle of gifting a top that doesn't fit. By measuring and following our easy clothing size charts, you will get the perfect fit. If you can't discretely sneak or get someone to sneak the measurements off one of their tops, we offer gift vouchers.

Here's how to measure their size easily HERE»


Give The Gift Of Choice With Gift Cards

Can't decide? Cannot discreetly get their measurements? Let them choose their favourite piece with a Doodlewear gift card. Our gift cards make for the perfect stocking stuffer, allowing your loved ones to pick their favourite Christmas gift ideas from New Zealand.



Shop stress free and order early this Christmas

Whether you're sending doodlewear overseas or closer to home, you'll want to order those gifts early to shop stress-free and give them the best chance of arriving in time for the big day. Ordering before the Christmas cut-off dates* gives you the best chance to get your item where it needs to be for Christmas. Please be aware that cut-off dates may change and close earlier than expected due to high demand during this busy season, so we strongly recommend shopping early to avoid any potential disappointment. 


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This Kiwi Christmas, make your gift-giving memorable with Doodlewear's unique collection of New Zealand-inspired tops and homeware by amazing New Zealand artists. With Christmas gift ideas in New Zealand that cater to every age and style, you're sure to find the perfect present for everyone on your list. Embrace the spirit of the holidays by supporting local artists, print production, and the flourishing small business that is Doodlewear. Give the gift of unique and stylish art that not only adorns your wardrobe but also brings a touch of Kiwi creativity to brighten your home. Shop now and make this Kiwi Christmas a celebration of local talent and distinctive, thoughtful gifts. 







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