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The must-have tech this summer

No matter what you're looking for, our top tech picks are convenient, cool and guaranteed to elevate your summer!

Techify your travel

Long road trips go faster with a great podcast, and a crackling campfire sounds better with your favourite tunes.

Responsible road-tripping

Whether you’re listening to an audiobook or 80s jams, there are a few essentials to be safely entertained on the road.

  • A phone mount – that suctions onto your windscreen, attaches to your cars’ air vent or magnetically snaps together ensure you’re hands-free.
  • Car chargers and power banks – mean that you can keep your tech charged at all times, whether you’re in the car or heading to a remote destination.

Bluetooth headphones

Find noise-cancelling headphones or small bluetooth buds – whatever your style, wireless, good quality headphones will pump up your summer evening jogs (and that 14-hour bus ride).

Portable projector

No need to lug your laptop – portable projector’s make it easy to screen video content on-the-go! Simply connect your phone with your pocket-sized projector and your favourite show or YouTube yoga will play in big-screen style.

Augment those adventures

Bringing technology on your hike, tramp or camp might seem against the point, but some gadgets will always make what you enjoy doing better, easier and faster!

Electric bike

No matter how long the track or steep the terrain, there’s officially no excuse to be too slow or unfit! An electric bicycle is the perfect gift to inspire your less-confident friend or partner to go on rides together with you.

Bug zappers

A portable bug zapper attracts all those pesky mosquitos and sandflies with UV light, meaning you can enjoy a good night’s sleep in the open air without getting eaten alive.

Smartwatches & fitbits

Whether it needs to have a GPS system or walkie-talkie feature, enhance any outdoor pursuit with a smartwatch or fitbit.

Top at-home tech

Improve the aesthetic of your living room (and your Zoom calls!) this summer with these at-home tech products.

A pretty router

Swap the router currently cluttering your kitchen bench for one with a sleeker design, like this Google nest router. Accompany it with an indoor pot plant or electric diffuser to blend seamlessly into the decor.

At-home surveillance cameras

Give yourself peace of mind with a brand new or second-hand security alarm. Some have 360 degree views, others the ability to notify you electronically of any suspicious activity while you’re away.

Smart lights

Create an impressive light installation of your own with completely customisable smart lights! Not only is the design up to you, Nanoleaf panels are touch-sensitive and some will even react dynamically to music.

Best gadget-y gifts

As well as being small enough to ship to family in New Zealand or overseas, these gift ideas are sure to satisfy your hard to buy for friend or the parent who has everything!

Self-cleaning accessories

Whether it’s a water bottle or charging station, let the built-in UV light sterilisation do its thing! We particularly like these self-cleaning water bottles by Noerden Liz which can also be programmed to nudge you with sip reminders.

Massage gun

Massage guns can be an effective recovery aid for gym bunnies, athletes or anyone who needs to release some tension. Niggle those knots from home, in your tent or on the go.

An Osmo pocket camera

Better than doing your favourite activity is replaying your favourite activity – in high definition!

Whether you’re on the boat or vlogging at home, Osmo camera’s don’t compromise on video quality despite their tiny size.

If you're on the road, at home or in nature, gadgets and technology make great gifts, and are guaranteed to enhance any summer holiday – so check out our wide range of electronics today.
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