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Winter Pieces 2021

Dear Puzzlers, 

Holdson is richly proud of our New Zealand 80+ year heritage.... WINTER PIECES 2021

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Dear Puzzlers

Check out our latest jigsaw puzzle releases (& some coming soon) as well as new products from Avenir & 4M. ENJOY!  

Autumn Pieces 2021

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In Loving Memory

It is with deep sadness that I have to advise that Simon Holdsworth passed away early hours of Saturday morning (14.11.2020).  For many this news will come as a terrible shock. 

Our love and thoughts are with Florence, Victoria, Tim and their families at this time.

The man many of you knew with ...

Factory Sale Update

Thank you for your continued interest in our annual Factory Sale. As many of you will know, we cancelled our Mid-Year Sale due to COVID-19 restrictions, which we understand was disappointing.

Looking forward, our team has been grappling with what to do concerning our Christmas Factory Sale. Sadly, ...

Dear Puzzlers

Dear Puzzlers, 

Welcome to our Spring/ Summer Pieces Edition! We are sorry we missed you all in the Winter Pieces.....

Editorial Letter for Pieces

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COVID 19 - NZ, Holdson Update

*WEDNESDAY 22ND APRIL

More great news Puzzlers, our online store will be processing orders from Tuesday 29th April. All forward orders from 25th March onward will be processed as soon as possible. Please note there may be a delay in delivery.

*SATURDAY 11TH APRIL 2020

Great News NZ, we have been ...

Puzzling & Mental Illness

In the lead up to Mental Health Awareness Week NZ (23rd September – 29th September) we think this is a wonderful opportunity to share our thoughts on Puzzling with Mental Illness.

Knowing how good a puzzle is for the brain makes puzzling a beneficial hobby for people of all abilities. It is a low c...

Puzzling Your Self Health 2
Puzzling Your Self Health 2

We’re halfway through this series and although we already knew how good puzzling is; we love that we get to share the great news with you! Puzzling is fun to do; it has health benefits beyond puzzling the last piece! Did you know….

 To successfully piece together a jigsaw puzzle, both sides of the ...

Puzzling Your Self Health 1
Puzzling Your Self Health 1

Since our introduction to this topic last month, we’ve had a lot of fun reading up & sharing fascinating facts about puzzling and its benefits. We’ve shared that puzzling encourages the production of dopamine and in the short-term can relieve stress – but do you know what can happen if you keep puzz...

Puzzling Calm
Puzzling Calm

Just as puzzling has evolved over the last 80 years, so too have the benefits. Both challenging and calming, it is proven that jigsaw puzzles can have a profound effect on our emotional state and well being.