With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you can give thanks in style to the mother figure(s) in your lives. There’s truly nothing more memorable than quality time or an indulgent outing, so we’ve compiled the ultimate in pampering, decadent dining, and sublime entertainment for Mother’s Day 2022.
1. Delight her senses
If your mother would adore a personalised addition to her fragrance wardrobe, give her the gift of creating her very own signature scent.
Perfume Playground is hosting a Mother’s Day scent workshop in Auckland, allowing you and your mum to immerse yourselves in the world of natural perfumery. The workshop is truly a sensory dream — there’s access to over 80 natural essences and 100 botanicals, some touted for their mood-boosting and motivational effects.
If you live outside of Auckland, you can partake in an online virtual workshop or purchase a gift card for your mother to use at her leisure.
Discover more at perfumeplayground.co.
2. Champagne with a side of opera
If your mother enjoys the finer things in life, we suggest a glamorous afternoon out at Bellini, Auckland’s opulent waterfront bar.
Enjoy a glass of Marion Bosser rosé on arrival, take in the magnificent Waitemata Harbour views, and feast on an exquisite sweet and savoury afternoon tea served in contemporary and vegan-friendly bone china teaware.
As the icing on the cake, while you sit back and relax, your sitting will be accompanied by beautiful live operatic melodies. The Bellini team will also capture polaroid photos for you and your mother to cherish for years to come.
Book this special outing now at bellini.co.nz.
3. Pamper your mother-to-be
Expectant mothers will love being lavished when they need it the most with these three gorgeous offerings from Pure Mama skincare, the New Zealand brand behind the luxury belly oil described as ‘liquid gold’.
Firstly, your favourite mama-to-be can be pampered with a 60-minute pregnancy massage at The Facialist using the famous Pure Mama belly oil. Not only will she feel refreshed and rejuvenated, she’ll also get to take home a bottle of the belly oil to keep her skin glowing and healthy throughout her pregnancy.
Alternatively, for a beautiful delivery, surprise a new mother with a perfectly paired Blush carrier full of seasonal blooms and a bottle of the belly oil, or indulge in a luxurious Pure Mama care kit, which includes the coveted belly oil, bump scrub, and nipple butter.
4. A five-course afternoon tea
This one’s for the foodie mama — and they don’t need to lift a finger in the kitchen! The Living Room at the Park Hyatt is offering a limited edition five-course menu for Mother’s Day, including a complimentary glass of bubbles, live music, and a gift from Kingdom Candles.
The afternoon tea includes the freshest of seasonal produce, with both savoury and sweet treats on offer. Menu highlights include a yellowfin tuna and finger lime tartlet, passionfruit and lime lamington, and everyone’s favourite, a traditional scone with whipped crème fraiche. Bon appétit!
Book this decadent afternoon tea at tablecheck.com.