Gift an experience: a guided garden tour (gift vouchers available here), a cruise, a bike or kayak rental… so many things to do in Wanaka, to do together, or with their choice of companionship.
Gift trees: to the local community nursery Te Kakano or nationwide https://grow.treesthatcount.co.nz/fund/trees
Gift services: massages, carwash, house cleaning, garden tidy-up… you can do yourself or get a professional to do…
And if you really want to gift a thing, go to Wastebusters annual Sustainable Christmas Market is on 26th November 2022.
Follow Plastic Free Wanaka for tips about waste free christmas.