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The Best Mother's Day Flowers And Gifts In NZ for 2024

The lovely mums of the Best Blooms team have listed down the best flowers and bouquets for mums, and what gift baskets work best. Read on to see some ideas to spoil your mum with this Mother’s Day. Here's our Gift Guide for Mothers Day 2024.

Gift Guide: Ideas to Send Mum for Mothers Day

Mother’s Day gives the perfect opportunity to celebrate the amazing work our mums do for us and let them know how much we appreciate them. But it can be hard to find that perfect Mother’s Day gift that expresses just how much you love her. Not to mention, that the gift also needs to match the taste of the special lady in your life - whether she’s your mum, grandma, aunt, wife or mother-in-law.

Here's where Best Blooms, Auckland’s most sought-after local florist can help.

We’ve asked the lovely mums of the Best Blooms team to list down the best flowers and bouquets for mums and share their motherly wisdom on what gift baskets work best. So, read on to see some ideas to spoil your mum with this Mother’s Day.


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    6. Best gift idea for a mothers day gift for Nana
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Same Day, Free Delivery on Mother’s Day

When is NZ Mother’s Day this year?

NZ Mother’s Day always falls on the 2nd Sunday in May. This year that's Sunday, 12th May in 2024.
Best Blooms will be open on Mother’s Day to ensure that your mum gets her special gifts delivered on the same day. Best Blooms is an award-winning florist based in Avondale, Auckland. We will be open for both click & collect orders and delivery orders all day on Sunday.

Free Mother’s Day Flower Delivery in Auckland

Yes, we deliver for free in most Auckland metro suburbs.
Find out if your suburb is included in the free auckland delivery list here >

Please note: there is a small surcharge of $8.90 for Sunday Delivery (to cover the extra couriers, delivery & logistics, to ensure all our Sunday Mothers Day deliveries get there on time)

What Flowers Are in Season for Mother’s Daysend tulips for mothers day

When you’re looking to buy flowers for Mother’s Day keep in mind that your mum’s favourite flowers might not be in season right now. For example, peonies are a popular choice for Mother’s Day, but in New Zealand, they only bloom during Spring and Summer.

We’ve listed down seven types of Mother’s Day flowers that are currently in season below. Chrysanthemums are a traditional Mother’s Day flower as they symbolise loyalty and devotion, and what better example of devoted love is there than a mother’s love? They even have the word ‘mum’ in their name!

  • Tulips
  • Roses
  • Gerberas
  • Alstroemeria
  • Sunflowers
  • Classic Chrysanthemums.

Find out more flowers in season right now.

The Best Mother’s Day Flowers and Gifts In NZ

1. The Best Budget-Friendly Mother’s Day Flowers

If you’re looking for cheap Mother’s Day flowers, then this is one of our most popular affordable gift options for you. At just $79, Mum will receive a flowering cyclamen plant, delicious Rocky Road chocolate clusters from NZ made Donovans Chocolates and a "Mum" Balloon.

Cyclamens are very easy to look after houseplants and are a bulb (actually they are a corm) which means they can flower every year. Perfect to enjoy for a few months inside while flowering and then Mum can plant the cyclamen plant outside to enjoy it year after year.
All our house plants come with specific care instructions, so your mum will know how to tend for her new houseplant.

Want to add a little something extra to this gift? You can add a yummy chocolate heart for $4.90 or a gourmet Bennetts of Mangawhai Chocolate Bar for $7.50. Have something special to say to your mum? How about writing it down in a keepsake gift card valued at $6.90?

If you’re looking for more budget-friendly gifts, check out our under $79 range.


2. The Best Mother’s Day Gift to Pamper Your Mum

Being a mum is not easy, and most often, mums are so busy taking care of everyone else that finding time to take a bit of a breather to pause and relax is difficult.

So, how about spoiling your mum with the ultimate pamper hamper for some well-deserved self-care time? New for the 2024 range is our special Lemon Meringue themed Gift Box.

A collection of gourmet chocolates, luxury lemon meringue popcorn for grown ups from the famous Dr Bugs, vanilla petite meringues, and fancy body products by luxury skincare brand Tilleys is perfect for a time of self-indulgence.

Here’s what this pamper contains,

  • Bennetts of Mangawhai Lemon Chocolate
  • Tilleys Vanilla Body Wash
  • Dr Bugs Gourmet Lemon Meringue Popcorn for Grown Ups
  • Ginger Biscuits
  • Donovans Chocolates Hokey Pokey Clusters
  • Salted Toffee Pretzels
  • Fresh Floral Box Arrangement in zesty lemon & white flowers.

3. The Best Chocolate Gift Box for Mother’s Day

If your mum has a big, sweet tooth, she’s gonna love the Mothers Day Gift Basket filled with some of this Mums favourite treats.

What’s included in the 2024 Mothers Day Gift Basket:

  • House of Chocolate Delicious Fruit Sensations
  • Six pack of decadent truffles from House of Chocolates
  • 1 x Kapiti Candy Salted Chocolate Almond Brittle
  • 1 x Donovans Chocolates Coconut Clusters
  • 1 x Donovans Chocolates Clusters
  • 1 x Bennetts of Mangawhai Feijoa Chocolate Bar
  • 1 x Bennetts of Mangawhai Amber Chocolate Bar
  • 1 x Bennetts of Mangawhai Dark Chocolate Bar
  • 1 x Bennetts of Mangawhai Lemon Chocolate Bar
    This delicious selection of NZ made chocolates are beautifully presented in a Kete Basket with a stylish NZ sea theme ribbon and paua shell trimming.

4. The Best Mother’s Day Gift for Your Wife

A stunning hamper of goodies to gift to your wife or partner on Mother’s Day to show her what a great mum she is!

The Pink Lychee Gift Box is perfect to make your wife to feel really special. Contains a Tilley fragrant Pink Lychee Diffuser Sticks and scented candle, lychee gift soap, Pretty flower posy, Kapiti Candy Chocolate Brittle, Molly Woppy Box of chocolate cookies, Coconut Ice and an iced pink heart cookie.

Want to make your gift even more special? Add a lovely keepsake wooden heart with the words “With Love” for $8.90 and a decadent bunch of Chocolate Flowers for Mum for $25.90.


5. My Best idea for a Mothers Day gift for Nana

What's a good gift to send Nana for Mothers Day?
I love this beautiful Mum's pastel garden arrangement. With an assorted mixture of fresh cut flowers in pretty soft pastel colours, this is finished with a wooden "Nana" heart.
Nana will hang this keepsake wooden heart somewhere special to remind her of your thoughtful mothers day gift.

Whether you have a Nana, Grandma, or a Maw maw, grandmothers always love receiving a delivery from you to make them feel special on Mothers Day.
Go here to our special gift ordering section, devoted to Grandparents Gifts >

Tulips for Oma
Send a colourful bouquet of fresh tulips for Oma, together with Chocolate Hearts. (and for those that don't know - Oma is Grandmother in Dutch - hence the love of Tulips!)
View here >

Shop More Mother’s Day Flowers and Gifts

We've got more wonderful flowers and gifts lined up for Mother’s Day including the fabulous NZ Chocolate Kete Basket with its artisanal chocolates, the Sweet Treats Box with its sweet and savoury goodies and much, much more!

And don’t forget, all our gorgeous Mother’s Day flowers and gifts come with FREE delivery to Auckland Metro areas!

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Jo-Ann Moss - Senior Florist  |  08 May 2024, 11:19 AM

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