Zealong 2018 Gift Guide

Zealong 2018 Gift Guide

The possibili-teas are endless with our handy gift guide!


If you’re in New Zealand, don’t forget to place your order before 17th December to receive it in time for Christmas (overseas customers can check here to find out the suggested postal cut-off date for Christmas delivery in your country).

Jump to gift suggestions for:

New to Tea | Tea Connoisseurs
Bookworms | Foodies
Men | Women | Kids
Travellers | Eco-Conscious
Gifts under $20



Are you buying for someone who is interested in premium teas, but doesn’t know where to start? Introduce them to Zealong’s complete range of teas to sample with these gifts.


Zealong Collection Box

A complete selection of Zealong’s entire tea bag collection, making it the perfect gift and taster for New Zealand grown teas.

Zealong Select Tins
Holding a single serve of each tea, choose from Zealong’s Heritage, Botanical, or Origins Collections.


Zcup Elegance

The Z-Cup Elegance is the perfect introduction to fine tea preparation, whether loose or bagged, with its saucer, cup, infuser and lid.


The tea afficionado in your life will truly appreciate these hand-picked teas from our Spring harvest.


Zealong Gift Box

The ideal choice for the most discerning palate, made from the rarest batches and exclusively chosen from the first pick. These teas possess excellent consistency across multiple infusions, colour retention, and overall longevity in flavour and freshness.

Zealong Circular Tins
Suitable for the true tea enthusiast, the perfectly balanced velvety notes, fragrance, and lingering flavours of the prized spring harvest are everlasting in these perfect tea caddies, containing the full set of Zealong Origins teas.

The finest teas deserve the finest teaware.

The bespoke Black Silk fine bone china tea set, crafted using traditional methods by Japan’s NIKKO Ceramics, has been custom made especially for discerning Zealong drinkers.  


Everybody knows someone who always has their nose in a book – pop into The Vista retail store on our estate to browse the collection of books we have available about tea history, tea appreciation, cooking with tea, and more.


For friends and family who appreciate the culinary arts, we have some ideas that will keep them busy in the kitchen – or that they can eat themselves!


Taste Waikato

This cookbook, a fundraiser for Rotary Cambridge by Jan Bilton, explores the variety of produce from our region. Don’t forget to pair the book with some Zealong Pure Oolong to use in the cake recipe on page 82!

Zealong Voucher

Treat foodies to a culinary journey at Zealong Tea Estate with a Signature High Tea at the Tea House, or the Discover High Tea Experience, which includes a guided estate tour and tea ceremony beforehand!

Zealong Mulling Spices

Exclusively blended for Willow and Wolfe, you can now celebrate Christmas with Zealong’s festive mulling spice and Dark Oolong tea. Have a look at their hampers containing Zealong tea, too!

Whether you’re shopping for a friend, brother, or husband, here are our top picks for teas that are popular with men.


Zealong Aromatic Oolong
Roasted at high temperatures to produce a clean aroma and taste, with hints of fruit and floral notes.
Zealong Fire & Ice
Zealong Black tea, ginger and manuka bring warmth and spice while spearmint and peppermint offer fresh complexities.
Zealong’s Own Chai
This gutsy chai and smoky char mingles with our Zealong Black tea to evoke exotic flavours of faraway places.

Pair it with a Zealong 360 glass tea pot – perfect for either loose leaf tea or tea bags, the versatile vessel can also be used as a mug without the lid.


It can be difficult to buy for the ladies in your life, so we’ve chosen a few teas that are popular with women.


Zealong Green
A silky liquor with rich floral notes, a hint of toasted chestnuts, and a subtle, sweet finish.
Zealong Sweet Amber
Warming ginger and tangy lemon naturally enhance the honey sweetness of Zealong Black tea.
Zealong’s Own Grey
A delicate combination of well-loved herbs and flowers with just a slight hint of bitter citrus.

Pair it with a Z-Cup and Plate set for a sophisticated afternoon tea – perfect for holding a bit of Christmas cake on the side!


Is there a child in your life who already enjoys a good cuppa? Or maybe a little one who loves playing host or hostess to a tea party – we have something for them, too.


Zealong’s Own Chamomile

Comforting Chamomile with a touch of lavender and Zealong Black tea is a low-caffeine blend to relax and soothe.

Z-Cup Mini
Comprising a saucer, cup, and lid, the mini Z-Cup holds 80ml and looks like a smaller version of the Z-Cup Elegance.


The best gifts for travellers are ones they can take with them on a journey, or that take them on a journey. We have both!


Zealong Collections Box

Keep the whole range of Zealong teas on-hand in individually foiled tea bag sachets, perfect for convenient brewing on the road!

Zealong Voucher
Help them tick a visit to Zealong Tea Estate off their must-do list with a voucher for a guided tour.

Green tea is not the only green gift suggestion we have!


Zealong Value Packs

All our certified organic teas are available in value packs with minimal packaging. Loose leaf comes in 200g, and our compostable tea bags come in packs of 30.

Zealong Eco Bag
Designed to impress, this jute bag features a beautiful drawing of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis, to be resused again and again.

Looking for a Secret Santa stocking-stuffer or working with a pocket-money budget?


Individual tea sachets are thoughtful tokens. Our Select Tins contain a set of tea sachets from a single collection, in a reuseable tea tin. Alternatively, pop into our retail shop on-site to mix and match single flavours or pick-up a gift card to go with them!

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