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Put the fun into functional this Father’s day

Put the fun into functional this Father’s day with gifts

Looking for a gift that’s sure to delight Dad this Father’s Day? Online gift and gadget boutique fix the frustration that inevitably comes from gift shopping, by offering Kiwi consumers brilliant and practical ideas for their bloke!

The should-be simple act of finding a perfect present often spirals into a prolonged cycle of stress, confusion and frustration – and commonly results in a purchase of something you barely remember paying for, and he barely uses! offers an efficient way to shop for exciting new products on a stylish, simple, and user-friendly website.

But wait, there’s more. We’ll also throw in less stress, no parking fees and free delivery!

A recent survey* dug up what men appreciate when it comes to Father’s Day gifts. Sitting strong at the top of his wish-list is items based around “technology” and “home improvement.” And the real icing on the cake for him this Father’s Day would be his request of “more family time”.

Done and done! Because can fulfill all these wishes at once; as an online shopping boutique you can browse and buy with just a few clicks, giving you more time to spend together while your order is packed and delivered to your (or his) door.

Whether he’s into gadgets, grooming or even grilling,’s range of gift ideas means you’ll discover something perfect for every type of guy. Shaving powerhouse Braun offer a wide range of shavers – from slick and simple portable options like the Braun 360 Pocket-Go ($32.95), to the pulsating mac-daddy of them all, the Braun 760CC-4 Series 7 Pulsonic Shaver ($469). We’re really not kidding when we tell you there’s a Braun for every beard.

If Dad rates himself as talent when it comes to the barbeque, then provide the tools for him to prove it come Spring with the Black BBQ Sauce and Tool Kit ($99) - which includes three stainless steel cooking tools, a trio of delicious Wild Appetite barbeque sauces, and that all-important apron. All packed in a great storage case.

And for the outdoors-loving Dad who constantly loses track of time when he’s out fishing, the CASIO 200m Water Resistant Watch ($119) is a hardy yet stylish time-piece that’ll guarantee he’ll home for dinner. Sadly, we cannot promise he’ll return with dinner, but if your Dad’s known for having sea or stream success then perhaps the Wild Appetites Let’s Go Fishn’ Pack ($49.99) would be a great gift to further enhance the day’s catch.

For these and plenty more Father’s Day finds, head and take advantage of our deals and reductions – now on! After all, he’s a good guy, so he deserves something great!

*Survey conducted in 2014 by


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