Father’s Day Gift Guide 2011 – Part One

Father’s Day this year is scheduled for Sunday 4 September, and to help you pick the best gift from The Paper Package (ie. one that’s good for your dad and your budget!) we’ve compiled the following handy guide in four sections:

Fathers Day Gift Guide 2011

1. Traditional Fathers Day Gift Boxes

2. Gifts for Golf-Loving Dads

3. Gifts for Gourmet Dads

4. Gifts for I.T. / Professional Dads

So, first up today we’ll be looking at our picks for TRADITIONAL FATHER’S DAY GIFT BOXES

These classic gift boxes are the perfect thing to let dad know how much he’s appreciated and are crammed full with “sweet treats” or  “gourmet snack” type goodies which most dads are very happy to get. Probably the main consideration for your choice here is price:

Under $40.00

Father’s Day Sweet Box

Fathers Day Gift - Sweet Box

This is likely to be our most popular seller for Father’s Day (the equivalent size gift box was our best-selling Mother’s Day gift earlier in the year).

These gift boxes are quite small at approximately 15 x 10 x 5 cm, but they are crammed full with goodies and make the perfect little package for posting or presenting in person.

The accompanying handmade gift tag reads “Hats off to you Dad!”


  • fresh maple & walnut fudge
  • triple choc cookies
  • handmade chocolate cigar
  • more chocolates!
  • wrapped in a fun, vintage-style (brown paper & string)
  • price includes courier delivery

Under $50.00

Fathers Day Gift - Sweet & Savoury Gift BoxSweet and Savoury Gift Box

If you want to spend a little more money this stylish black gift box is sure to go down well. Full of tasty treats for a great morning tea on Father’s Day!


  • Colombian plunger coffee blend
  • Biscotti
  • Cheddar cheese sticks & savoury shortbread bites
  • Honey roasted peanuts
  • Assorted chocolate treats & more…

Presented in a gift box tied with twine and a handmade, vintage-style gift tag – which is then also wrapped vintage-style in brown paper & string.

This gift box is good value for $48.00 including NZ-wide courier delivery.

Under $70.00

Fathers Day Gifts - A Cookie Care PackageA Cookie Care Package

One of our most popular care packages – this gift box is so bursting with assorted cookies and biscuits that it will put a smile on dads face!


  • cookies of all descriptions!!
  • lots of cookies!!
  • a yummy, spicy gingerbread man!!
  • more cookies!!
  • and an “Eat Me” handmade gift tag

The price of this care package is $65.00 which covers free parcel post delivery in NZ. For courier delivery you will need to add another $6.50.

Under $90.00

Fathers Day Gift - Vintage Father's Day Gift BoxVintage Father’s Day Gift Box

This is our premium Father’s Day gift box for 2011.

The classic chocolate coloured gift box features a super-generous selection of treats, old-fashioned favourites and great personal care products.

We absolutely LOVE the selection of products in this package, including the delicious combination of fresh honey-toasted marshmallow with Belgian drinking chocolate. Yum!

The price for this great gift box is $89.90 which also includes the gift wrapping (and gift tag) and NZ courier delivery.

So, those are some of the traditional gift box-y type things we have available – but wait… there’s more! Tomorrow & over the next couple of days we’ll show you some of the different gifts we have categorised by hobbies/interests your dad might enjoy, such as… golf, food & wine, business, I.T.

So, no need to worry about what to send for Father’s Day – we’ve got you covered 🙂


4 thoughts on “Father’s Day Gift Guide 2011 – Part One

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