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Top 10 Gift Ideas - for the ‘hard to buy for’ Dads!

2nd September is Father’s Day, a day to celebrate the role your father plays in your life, a day to pay tribute and thank him for all that he has done over the years. Father’s Day is often celebrated by taking Dad out for a meal, organising gifts and doing all the things that Dad loves. If you’re yet to organise the perfect Father’s Day gift, or haven’t decided what to do on the day, then check out our ‘Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas’.


1. Give Dad the Gift of Good Health

The best gift you can give Dad this Father’s Day is a gift that will help him lead a healthy life. About Health has a great Father’s Day special, save a huge $143.95 when you buy a Total Wellness System. All our supplements are multi ingredient, multi benefit and are formulated to work together to simplify our daily wellness regime.

2. Gold Class Movie Experience

Relax and unwind with the latest blockbuster films in the comfort of a large reclining armchair. You can pre-order food and drinks to be served to you during the movie, or order from your chair, for the ultimate Gold Class dining experience. Book tickets by visiting

3. Father’s Day Fishing Experience

Kiwi Dads love their seafood and fishing, so if you are stuck for ideas then some new fishing gear such as rods, reels, lines and lures will always be well received. However, if you want to make his day extra special, why not plan a memorable fishing trip?

4. Family Dinner

Spoil Dad by cooking his favourite meal. For ideas and inspiration, check out our recipe of the week or visit our blog for more delicious recipe ideas.

5. Dinner/Lunch Cruise

Spoil Dad with a lunch or dinner cruise this Father’s Day. Enjoy New Zealand’s spectacular scenery whilst enjoying a delicious meal and vino!

6. Bowling with the family

Ten-pin bowling is a fun activity that can be enjoyed by the whole family and there are some great bowling centres throughout the country.

7. Wine Tasting Tour

Treat Dad to something special this year by taking him on a wine tour. It’s affordable, fun and it makes a great Father’s Day gift. New Zealand has some of the most beautiful wineries and you can round off the tour with a delicious lunch.

8. Handy-Man Dads

Kiwi blokes love DIY and doing odd-jobs around the house. As soon as summer rolls around, Dad will be out-the-door and into his garage, shed or yard, looking for his next summer project. Why not give Dad the tools he’ll need to tackle new projects over the coming months.

9. Track Days

If you’re looking for an adrenaline charged experience for Dad then head down to the racetracks for Father’s Day. Drive some of the world’s greatest super cars and change the way your Dad feels about driving, forever.

10. BBQ, Grills and Gadgets

We all love a good sausage sizzle, so why not get Dad a new BBQ for Father’s Day? For the serious barbecue-loving Dads, splash out that little bit extra and add on the Grill Tool Belt. This handy gadget keeps everything you need at your fingertips. It has pockets for holding tongs, sauces and even a beer can! Dad will love this one! Whatever you decide to do this Father’s Day, make sure you let your Dad know just how much you love and appreciate him – not just on Father’s Day, but every day!