Summer Picnic Gift Box

Eat, drink and be merry with our picnic hampers. We’ve got you covered — our gift boxes come packed with snacks and drinks for an unforgettable day of soaking up the sunshine.

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To ensure your parcel arrives on time, we will dispatch your order around mid-December with a sticker “Please open me on Christmas” on the outside packaging to keep the surprise.

  • Order by 2PM for same-day dispatch on business days
  • Fast shipping with NZ Post (see delivery info below)
  • Guaranteed local products from small Kiwi businesses

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Picnic Hampers

Choose one of our picnic gift boxes with alcoholic and non-alcoholic drink options. Sharpen your elbows, dig out those picnic blankets, plan your excuse to take a break from work and don’t forget to invite us!

Producers in our Summer Picnic Gift Box

New Zealand made products depending on the size selected:

  • Titahi Ginger Kumara Crunch (Porirua) — hand-crafted Real Food that’s super tasty and free from additives
  • Asian Food Republic Plum Drizzle (Te Aro) — perfect as a dessert topping, as an ice cream garnish or to enhance your favourite smoothie
  • Beer Belly Jelly (Island Bay) — delicious with all types of cheeses, meats or for that unique taste in dishes.
  • Super Seed Salad Toppers (Hutt Valley) — savoury crumble seed toppings for sprinkling over salads, casseroles, vegetable dishes, eggs, avocado
  • O’Nuts Hand-crafted Nut Snack (Auckland) — delicious nuts from Alexandra’s, batch roasted right here in NZ
  • number 29 Manzanilla Table Olives (Waiheke Island) — best served in a dish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and enjoyed with bread and wine
  • Melton Estate ‘Summer Love’ Sparkling Riesling (Canterbury) — a great wine for the summer months and for any celebration
  • Six Barrel Soda Softdrink (Wellington) — soda soft drink, made in the capital with natural ingredients
  • Kumeu River Crémant Sparkling Wine (Auckland) — delicious dry sparkling that has impressed all that have tasted the wine
  • Garage Project Tiny Zero Alcohol Hazy IPA or Mutiny On The Bounty Craft Beer (Aro Valley) — brewed by New Zealand’s craft beer legends
  • Three Wise Birds Cider (Hawke’s Bay) — just really good premium NZ craft cider made with local fruit

Please note that items will change from time to time, allowing you to discover new NZ-made treats. For a detailed product description of what’s inside our picnic gift boxes, please select the size and option above.

* If any products listed aren’t available they will be substituted for an item of equal or higher value from one of our other gift boxes.

Giving back to Aotearoa New Zealand

  • For every one of our picnic hampers sold, we set aside 1% profit and donate to New Zealand charities such as Garden To Table or Sustainable Coastlines via One Percent Collective.
  • Growing NZ’s regional economies; by buying from We Love Local you directly help small companies in and around the country

Read more about our social mission and sustainability commitment.

Picnic gift basket delivery info

See details for general delivery cut-off dates and timeframes.

 

 

Gift delivery info

All gifts are delivered by CourierPost (except our Wellington express service). Please see guidelines below for delivery timeframes.

  • North Island:
    • Order before 2PM for same-day dispatch and delivery the next business day (overnight delivery is targeted and not guaranteed by CourierPost)
    • Order before 11AM for same-day express delivery (only available weekdays in Wellington)
    • Rural deliveries may take another day, i.e. 1-2 business days
  • South Island:
    • Order before 2PM for same-day dispatch and delivery within 2-3 business days
    • Rural deliveries may take another day or two, i.e. 3-4 business days

Some examples:

  • If you need a gift delivered to Auckland for Wednesday it needs to be ordered Tuesday 2PM at the latest.
  • If you need a gift delivered to Christchurch for Monday, we recommend ordering Wednesday 2PM at the latest (CourierPost advises 2-3 business days for delivery to the South Island)

Please note that this delivery schedule is just a guideline based on our experience of sending thousands of gift boxes across the country. We do not have any control over external factors from couriers causing delays, e.g. during peak times.

Tips to increase the likelihood of successful delivery:

  • The earlier you order the better. Please make sure you leave a note during checkout mentioning the desired delivery date.
  • You will receive an email with tracking details informing you when a parcel is out for delivery. Give the recipient a heads-up that something is coming their way.
  • Gifts with alcohol have an R18 sticker. CourierPost will not be able to leave a parcel if the recipient is not home.
  • Consider sending the parcel to the recipient's workplace if they're not working from home.

We will try our best to help you get your parcel delivered on time. If you have any questions, please get in touch.

We Love Local Gift Box Reviews

Lisa Velvis AvatarLisa Velvis

Great selection, easy to order. - 30/11/2021 

Ruth Chiang AvatarRuth Chiang

Great communication and service. I will definitely shop with them again to support NZ made products and business. - 27/11/2021 

Maria Skatova AvatarMaria Skatova

Brilliant product and swift delivery - I sent We Love Local box as a birthday gift to a friend, and he was thrilled.I received such a box as a gift myself in the past, and every single product was absolutely delicious new discovery - we still keep buying some stuff we first tried via We Love Local. - 26/11/2021 

Mel Drumm AvatarMel Drumm

Excellent range, user-friendly website, wonderful customer service. - 26/11/2021 

Maria Skatova AvatarMaria Skatova

Brilliant product and swift delivery - I sent We Love Local box as a birthday gift to a friend, and he absolutely loved it.
I received such a box as a gift myself in the past, and every single product was a delicious new discovery - we still keep buying some stuff we first tried via We Love Local. - 25/11/2021 

Sharna G AvatarSharna G

This was a beautifully curated gift box, with a unique selection of high-quality goods. Bonus that everything is locally sourced! I had to make a small amendment after the order was placed, and the customer service was top notch. The recipient was very happy :) - 24/11/2021 

Lorraine Gregory AvatarLorraine Gregory

First time user, very impressed. - 23/11/2021 

Adelle Clark AvatarAdelle Clark

They absolutely loved the gift box, great customer service. I highly recommended them. A great experience all round - 20/11/2021 

Heather Thompson AvatarHeather Thompson

The gift box was perfect for the recipient. It was delivered in a timely way and I was kept informed. The recipient a collegue leaving just love the contents. Thank you - 18/11/2021 

Fiona Winning AvatarFiona Winning

Excellent quality goods, pleased they are local and happy to recommend. - 16/11/2021 

Trish Anderson AvatarTrish Anderson

I've just found this amazing site! They have wonderful gift baskets with locally produced goods, their website is easy to negotiate and delivery was really prompt. Well done Team "We Love Local". - 16/11/2021 

Ash Rowland AvatarAsh Rowland

Well presented, affordable gift boxes that are presented beautifully. Stoked to be supporting local business’ and sharing their product with this initiative. The team called me to touch base before sending the gift. Thank you very much. 🙃💛🙏🏼 - 02/11/2021 

Rita Malcata AvatarRita Malcata

I used the service to provide a surprise to a Friend of mine in wellington. She loved the products as well as the card. The experience was straight forward and the order arrived on time. I would use "We love local" again! - 02/11/2021 

Angela Marsden AvatarAngela Marsden

This company was amazing to deal with! Very quick to process and deliver my order, and the communication was way above expectation. Five stars plus! - 02/11/2021 

Kate Mullins AvatarKate Mullins

Our organisation has employees dotted all around NZ and not always in urban jungles - so to be able to arrange a phenomenal 'local' gift of goodies to be delivered to them in these regions is nothing short of FANTASTIC! Dealing directly with the crew from 'We Love Local' was super impressive too - the communication and helpfulness organising our deliveries made me so proud to support a Kiwi owned service. Many, many thanks to the team - will definitely keep your details on speed-dial for future events. - 02/11/2021 

Andrea viljoen AvatarAndrea viljoen

Excellent service! They gave me a call and did a personal message too as I got a gift for a friend. Very fast and lovely staff :) - 02/11/2021 

Jenni B AvatarJenni B

Beautiful packaging, great options and quality products - 30/10/2021 

Simon Keller AvatarSimon Keller

Great selection of gift packages and amazingly fast delivery. Personally I'd have liked a bit more choice as to exactly what went into the package, but still - excellent product and service. - 29/10/2021 

Sujeet Sabnis AvatarSujeet Sabnis

We bought a craft gin gift box online during the lockdown . The order was processed and picked up by the courier on the same day but it was sitting with NZ post till the levels dropped down as the delivery address was a business address. Something to keep in mind going forward. But the wait was worth while and we had a great after sales support from We Love Local team . The packaging and presentation was fantastic we loved the flavor. Would highly recommend anytime . Thanks guys !! - 29/10/2021 

Sujeet Sabnis AvatarSujeet Sabnis

We bought a craft gin gift box online during the lockdown . The order was processed and picked up by the courier on the same day but it was sitting with NZ post till the levels dropped down as the delivery address was a business address. Something to keep in mind going forward. But the wait was worth while and we had a great after sales support from We Love Local team . The packaging and presentation was fantastic we loved the flavor. Would highly recommend anytime . Thanks guys !! - 28/10/2021