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Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Every February 14, all over the world, lollies, chocolate, teddy bears, flowers and a whole range of gifts are exchanged between loved ones...

November newsletter: Take advantage of our earlybird discount

November newsletter: Take advantage of our earlybird discount

Take advantage of our special early bird discount and grab yourself $5 off on all gifts in our gift selection range. Use code EARLYBIRD5 and be in quick, offer expires 25 November 2017.

Corporate and promotional gifting - why you should be doing it

Corporate and promotional gifting - why you should be doing it

Here at SweetAs Gifts we make lots of people happy all over New Zealand with our promotional and corporate lolly and fudge gifts. With Christmas co...

The story behind wedding favours

The story behind wedding favours

The act of giving wedding favours began in Victorian England.  Wealthy brides gave small fabric bags of sugar cubes or sugared confections to the...

Teddy Bears

Teddy Bears

 The first Teddy Bears were made simultaneously in the United States and Germany around the beginning of the 20th century. Teddy bears are now a w...

The History of Gift Giving

The History of Gift Giving

  SweetAs Gifts is all about the giving of gifts and the love and warm fuzzies this brings, and it would appear that giving gifts has been around ...

A little bit of Father's Day history

A little bit of Father's Day history

 Father’s Day is nearly upon us in New Zealand and once again and its time to think about dear old dad and appreciate all he does for us. As an i...

The History of Confectionery and Sweet Making

The History of Confectionery and Sweet Making

  Did you know that honey is the earliest known sweet? Cavemen reportedly made candy from honey by drying it and forming a toffee-like concoction ...

Send some love to Mum

Send some love to Mum

Mums deserve to be celebrated and we have the perfect gifts for her this year. Check out our range including a special Mother's Day gift box of go...

Online gift delivery - the way to go

Happy New Year! The SweetAs team have had a great and relaxing break, but we are all back on board and looking forward to another exciting year. We...

Wedding bells for one of the team

Wedding bells for one of the team

The last few weeks have seen some big changes and exciting times for the SweetAs team. Firstly, and most importantly, one of the team got married ...