The Best Mother’s Day Gifts For Every Type Of Mum (And Budget)

By Phoebe Youl
2nd May 2023

The best mother's day gifts in NZ

With Mother's Day coming up fast, now's the time to start thinking about finding the perfect gift to show Mum (or the mother figure in your life) just how much you appreciate them. However, finding a thoughtful gift capable of expressing this level of gratitude can feel near-impossible, especially if you're working with a tight budget. 

With this in mind, we've rounded up a list of the best gifts under $25, all the way through to big-ticket items (we're talking $100 plus), so you'll be able to spoil mum with a special gift, no matter how small—or significant—your splurge. From statement earrings and sleep-supporting tea to illuminating skincare and cosy knitwear, shop our thoughtfully curated list of Mother's Day gifts below.

Mother's Day Gifts Under $25

M.N.G Camila Earrings

Price: $22

Help mum make a statement with these bold, oversized beaded hoop earrings. Shop here. 

T2 Sleep Tight Tea Bag Icon Tin

Price: $28

This beautifully packaged tea combines a trio of lemon balm, lavender and rose to help with the evening wind down. Shop here. 

Seed Frida Plate Set Of 2

Price: $22.90

These pebbled glass plates feature a classic round shape with a contemporary feel. Shop here. 

Ultra Violette Sheen Screen Lip Balm SPF50

Price: $25

This shiny, tinted balm is hydrating and protects lips from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Shop here. 

Casa Domani William Morris Strawberry Thief Cup & Saucer

Price: $11

Upgrade mum's coffee or tea ritual with this beautifully designed porcelain teacup and saucer with textile pattern by William Morris. Shop here. 

Mother's Day Gifts Under $50

The Upside Kickstart 2-Pack Socks

Price: $35

These cute pairs of socks are perfect for layering over leggings and will upgrade mum's activewear look. Shop here. 

Aēsop Breathless

Price: $50

Aesop breathless.

Give mum a dose of ultimate self-care with this gorgeous botanical hydrating oil with vitamin E and nut oils from Aēsop. Shop here. 

Cotton On Personalised Flannel Boyfriend Boxer Pants

Price: $50

These personalised PJs are the perfect gift for any mum needing serious downtime. Shop here. 

Glasshouse Fragrances Touch The Sky Body Bar Trio

Price: $34.95

This beautifully fragranced, French triple-milled trio of body bars created especially for Mother's day will transport mum to the other side of the world whenever she uses them. Shop here. 

Mother's Day Gifts Under $100

Country Road Logo Cap

Price: $62

Upgrade her weekend look with this on-trend baseball-style cap. Shop here. 

Virtue Healing Oil

Price: $71

Perfect for multi-tasking mums, this lightweight oil adds shine, softness and hydration to the hair without weighing it down. Shop here. 

Maison Balzac Ilona Catchall

Price: $49

This colourful catchall is made from natural wax and will look perfect on mum's bedside table. Shop here. 

A Room Of Her Own

Price: $56

Featuring the homes of 20 creative women, this book is filled with endless interior inspiration. Shop here. 

Mother's Day Gifts For $100+

July Everyday Tote

Price: $195

Designed to hold all the essentials, this durable and washable tote will become mum's new favourite travel bag. Shop here. 

PUMA Mayze Stack Luxe

Price: $200

PUMA Mayze stack Luxe

Dial up mum's streetwear creds with these gorgeous platform sneaks as worn by Dua Lipa. Shop here.

Hommey Turkish Towelling Robe

Price: $186

This cosy and chic robe is guaranteed to be worn by mum all winter. Shop here. 

Versace Dylan Purple Eau De Parfum

Price: $203

Versace has just released this divine new bright and elegant fragrance. Sparkling bergamot is blended with the joyful tones of a freshly harvested orange and juicy pear. Shop here

Emma Lewisham Illuminating Brighten Your Day Crème

Price: $120

This brightening day cream is designed to plump, illuminate, and hydrate and make the perfect skincare pick-me-up. Shop here. 

GHD Helios Hairdryer In Sun Kissed Desert

Price: $385

GHD helios hairdryer.

Nothing says glow up like a brand new hairdryer in a limited edition colour that will also bring 30% more shine to mum's locks. Shop here.

Asics Gel-1130

Price: $199

These on-trend Asics are designed for running errands, working out and everything in between. Shop here. 

Raincry Condition Paddle Brush

Price: $144

This heirloom-quality brush will bring a touch of everyday luxury to mum's hair care routine. Shop here. 

Trinny London Starter Stack

Price: $183

Transform mum's everyday makeup routine with this simple 4-piece starter stack. Shop here. 

Le Creuset Signature Round Casserole

Price: $540

Upgrade mum's kitchen setup with this beautiful and practical pot that is perfect for cooking and serving. Shop here. 

Assembly Label Sadie Single Breasted Coat 

Price: $350

This 100% wool coat will keep mum cosy all winter long. Shop here. 

COS Pure Cashmere Scarf

Price: $162

Crafted from 100% sustainably sourced cashmere, this rectangular scarf is super soft to the touch and features an on-trend red hue. Shop here. 

Oroton Penny Small Shoulder Bag

Price: $432

Chic and modern, this small shoulder bag is guaranteed to be on rotation in mum's wardrobe for years to come. Shop here. 

Khaite Julius Leather Belt

Price: $617

The sculptural buckle of this classic leather belt makes it the perfect wear-forever accessory. Shop here. 

Carla Zampatti Hammered Sphere Earring

Price: $324

Hand-polished and plated in 14K Gold, these statement earrings will instantly elevate any outfit. Shop here. 

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Image credit: Oroton | Assembly Label | Orris

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