63 Rutland St, St Albans, Christchurch 8014

Mothers Day – Sunday 12th May

Need some fresh inspiration this Mothers Day? Gift buying can be difficult, especially if you are buying for elderly mums, or far-away mums, or the ones that have just got everything! At Coco we can help you find the perfect gift that not only looks great but is practical too.   Here are some of our … Continued

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Anzac Biscuits – did you know?

Contrary to popular belief there were no ANZAC biscuits at Gallipoli.  The majority of rolled oats based biscuits were in fact sold and consumed at fetes, galas, parades and other public events at home in New Zealand and Australia, to raise funds for the war effort. This connection to the troops serving overseas led to them … Continued

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Easter Opening Hours

Here are our opening hours for the next few weeks taking in account Easter and Anzac Day   Monday 15th April to Thursday 18th April – 10.00am till 5.30pm Friday 19th April – Closed Saturday 20th April – open 10.00am till 4.00pm Sunday 21st April – Closed Monday 22nd April – Open 10.00am till 4.00pm Tuesday … Continued

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Easter goodies unpacked and looking gorgeous!

Easter, such a pretty display 🙂  We set up for Easter a week ago, but it didn’t feel right promoting it when we were in the middle of the grief caused by the Christchurch terror attack.  Now that some days have passed, and we have reflected on the victims, I feel now we can start … Continued

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CANDLE CARE

In order to optimize how well your candle will burn and how to avoid smoke and spillage, please follow our top six candle care tips: 1. Remove any candle labels or cellophane before burning. 2. Protect surfaces with a candle plate to catch any leakage or make sure surfaces are heat and stain resistant. 3. … Continued

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Summer Sale time

Happy new year 🙂 It’s so nice to have had a few days off, and the sunshine has been fabulous.   Coco Gifts will re-open Monday 7th January – and we are in sale mode. We only have two sales a year, one in summer and one in winter.  And they are goodies!!   Shop … Continued

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CHRISTMAS WEEK UPDATE

CHRISTMAS WEEK OPENING HOURS Monday &Tuesday 10.00am – 5.30pm Weds, Thursday & Friday  9.00am – 7.00pm Saturday & Sunday  10.00am – 4.00pm Christmas Eve Monday 10.00am -4.00pm   Please note our Christmas week extended opening hours – we’re here to help and make your Christmas preparations that little bit easier 🙂   Coco Gifts has … Continued

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Christmas housekeeping ….

  December is nearly upon us, so heres some things you need to know about Coco Gifts in the silly season !   ONLINE ORDERS – allow 4-5 days for NZ wide delivery.  Be sure to tell us if you need Christmas Wrapping.   CAR PARKING – always available outside the shop or in Malvern … Continued

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Its time …..

Oh what a night!  Yesterday we did the big changeover to our Christmas range.  Starting at 1pm delivering and sorting stock, we finally walked out of Coco at 11.30.  And it looks amazing….the magic of Christmas 🙂   Here a few of the highlights …..   LED Christmas trees – all our trees have the … Continued

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Christmas …. in October ….. really ??

This morning I changed the gift wrap at the shop and broke out the christmas paper for my first official christmas shopper.  We have had people buy the odd bits here and there for the last few weeks, but this was the big time with 15 gifts to wrap. We have had many customers already … Continued

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