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Top sites to buy Elf on the Shelf in New Zealand 2021

Join in the festive and fun Christmas tradition that everyone is talking about. Will your young ones be naughty or nice with Elf on the Shelf around?

Based on the book of the same name, Elf on the Shelf encourages good behaviour in children in a cheeky and cheerful way. Hide yours around the house and make your children chuckle morning after morning as you think up new and mischievous antics. Don’t forget to remind the kids that he’ll be reporting everything he sees back to Santa – have they been naughty, or nice?

The idea has been hugely popular in the US but has only recently reached the shores of New Zealand. To help you get involved, we’ve rounded up a list of the top stores stocking Elf on the Shelf toys, books and other items.



eBay is a great place to pick up your very own Elf on the Shelf. Compare prices on new items from various sellers or pick one up second-hand for less.

  • Many sellers deliver to New Zealand
  • Free shipping on some orders
  • Explore a massive selection of products
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Amazon carries an enormous selection of products, including the one you’re after: Elf on the Shelf. You’ll find elves here all year, so you can get in early and grab one before the silly season starts.

  • Easily see which products ship to New Zealand
  • Amazingly diverse catalogue of products to peruse
  • Estimated delivery date given before you checkout
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The Book Depository

If you’re new to Elf on the Shelf, heading to the Book Depository is a great idea. You can pick up an elf with a children’s book, and extend the fun with a snow globe and colouring book.

  • Free shipping worldwide
  • Prices in NZD
  • Grab a deal at the Bargain Shop
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TheMarket Elf on a Shelf book


On your mission to buy an Elf on the Shelf of your own, make sure to check out what TheMarket has in store. This online marketplace brings items from different retailers into one easy-to-shop site.

  • Free shipping for TheMarket Club members
  • Free returns
  • Pay with Zip
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Catch Elf on a Shelf


At discount site Catch, you’ll find the original elf and book plus some great crafting packs, activity books and accessory sets to dress up your elf.

  • New deals added daily across dozens of categories
  • 28-day return policy
  • Shipping costs $9.99
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Booktopia Elf on the Shelf


This online bookstore stocks an amazing range of books for all ages, including Elf on the Shelf activity books and official 2021 manuals. Purchase this title today and enjoy a flat rate shipping cost.

  • Flat-rate delivery of $9.95 per order
  • Tracked shipping
  • Check the Bargains page for discounts
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Mighty Ape Elf on the Shelf

Mighty Ape

When it comes to keeping the whole family entertained, Mighty Ape has plenty of books, toys, games and more. Pick up the original Elf on the Shelf or Elf Pets here.

  • Same day or overnight delivery options
  • Shipping starts at $3.90
  • Free delivery for Primate members
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