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Myopia: Signs to Look Out For

Dr Rasha Altaie, an Ophthalmologist, is from Auckland and a founding member of the Australia and New Zealand Child Myopia Working Group. Myopia (short-sightedness or near-sightedness) is a common eye condition that causes blurred distance vision and usually starts during childhood, typically progressing until the …

Photographer of tiny humans

One scroll through her Facebook page would melt the hardest of hearts. CASSANDRA ENGLISH is not only an established “photographer of tiny humans” in New Zealand, but she’s recognised internationally for her newborn shoots. KINETA BOOKER chats with Christchurch-based mum of two Cass from Hazel&Cass. …

You’re on the right track

You’ve got a vision of how you want your life to look — you want to do better, be better, live a good life — but often it’s like you’re wandering in the forest without a map, writes KELLY EDEN. We’re bombarded with the successes …

Online safety parent toolkit

Netsafe is committed to supporting parents, whānau and caregivers as they guide their children through life online – particularly in this rapidly changing world. With Netsafe research showing that New Zealand teenagers are having harmful online experiences at a rate substantially higher than adults, it’s …

Destination Aotearoa

Travel by tram Explore Christchurch with the Christchurch Tram! Perfect for children and with plenty of free family-favourite spots to visit along the route, the Christchurch Tram’s all-day tickets allow you to hop on and off the heritage tramcars at any of the 17 central …

Osteopathy and teenagers

The teenage years are a period of great upheaval that deserve special attention. ALIX RAMOUSSE, an osteopath at Halswell Road Clinic, shares how osteopathy can keep the teenager’s body in balance and promote their development through to adulthood. During the teenage years, growth is incredibly …