Seeing the impacts of cyclone Gabrielle has been devastating, and our hearts go out to everyone affected. As electricity and internet services are slowly returning in the hardest hit areas, we’re now seeing the first pictures and stories emerging of how some businesses we work with are impacted. Here are some of them: We are […]
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
Thank you, thank you, thank you! Without your support throughout 2022, we wouldn’t be where we are today. From introducing our closed-loop programme to launching our first South Island gift boxes (Canterbury & Otago) and returning $1 million across small businesses in Aotearoa, it’s been a wild ride, and we couldn’t have done it without […]
Our Team Is Ready For Your Christmas Orders
Traditionally our busiest months of the year, Christmas time calls for a bigger team to manage all the orders and maintain the delivery standards our customers have come to expect from us. A bigger team also means more fun — ’tis the season to be jolly after all! You can be assured that every gift […]
A Proud Artisan Ambassador Moment
Nothing beats the feeling of being artisan ambassadors and promoting our unique local artisan producers. So you can imagine our delight when we were sent this photo of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern receiving a We Love Local gift box filled with goodies selected by Ōtaki MP Terisa Ngobi when she popped in to visit us […]
Over $3,000 donated via One Percent Collective!
Part of the We Love Local ethos is giving back — it’s in our DNA. One of the many ways we give back is by setting aside 1% from every sale to donate to New Zealand charities via One Percent Collective. In addition, for every review we receive via Google or Facebook (good or bad), […]
Kindness, community, and giving back
Giving back has always been in our DNA. From the very beginning, we supported local organisations and producers right in our own backyard. That’s why it was a no-brainer to become the inaugural sponsor for the Kāpiti Kindness Trust. Since the initiative launched in July 2020, we have donated gift boxes for their monthly kindness […]