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Wackadoo! Look who’s arrived at Stuck On You! 

Everyone’s favourite blue heeler and the members of The Squirrel Club are NOW available at Stuck On You! The new range of children’s personalised products features characters from the popular TV shows: Bluey and Hey Duggee. With both shows celebrating all the characters’ unique personalities, they align perfectly with Stuck On You’s love for families …

Imagine! Create! Perform! 15-16 July 2020

The Isaac Theatre Royal are teaming up with Canvas Bag Drama School to present an exciting two-day Intensive School Holiday Drama Workshop! Take the plunge and learn essential improvisation skills through a selection of high powered and fun games, dabble in musical theatre including voice …

Birthday Party at Megazone

Looking for the best place to host a birthday party? Megazone has you covered! We handle everything from setup and hosting, to entertainment and clean-up, so all you have to do is show up and have FUN. Megazone is the perfect place for stress-free, indoor …

Put a smile on your baby’s tum

As a parent, life doesn’t stop. And if lockdown has taught us anything – being a parent equals busy at a whole different level! It also highlighted the fact that we have tiny human eating machines ready to pounce at every opportunity! Countdown understands what it’s like to be a …

Pregnant? Why not try osteopathy?

Lower back pain and general muscular discomfort can all be features of pregnancy. So, why not try osteopathy to help with joint or ligamentous pain, writes ALIX RAMOUSSE – osteopath specialising in paeditrics and obstetrics at Halswell Road Clinic. With many discomforts and few solutions during …

Hee Haw with Mr Wonky Donkey

CRAIG SMITH, author of the runaway best-seller The Wonky Donkey, chats with KINETA BOOKER about life as a parent in Queenstown while being an internationally-acclaimed musician. You wrote Wonky Donkey long before you were a parent. What inspired you to get into kids music? I …

Bolognese four ways

“This recipe has been a lifesaver for our family. As a time-poor mum of three kids under four, I always turn to this recipe to get vegetables secretly into their tummies, while ensuring we don’t end up with the same meal every night. It’s taken …

Positive sleep tips for bedtime anxiety

According to new research from Signify, a whopping 83 per cent of New Zealand children are suffering from bedtime anxiety and sleeping issues. Clinical psychologist and behaviour expert, JAIMIE BLOCH, shares some advice for parents. We all know how important sleep is and how it’s …