Food

A wild Wellington weekend for every type of family

As the undisputed arts and culture capital of New Zealand, there’s plenty of creativity, adventure and cuisine awaiting your family in our nation’s capital. CREATIVES Van Gogh Alive Immerse yourself in van Gogh’s masterpieces at Digital Nights Wellington – Van Gogh Alive. An outdoor debut …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Edible and fragrant Christmas planters

With these planters, you’ll most probably have what you need at home. Having the classic Christmas-coloured gummies in your gumboot pile is a good start, but you can use any colour you have! The great thing with this DIY is that it’s a very easy …

Nude lunchboxes

With the wide-scale climate change movement happening around the world, it’s no wonder our communities are being inspired to do their part in helping the environment locally. So, why not start with our kids’ lunchboxes, writes KINETA BOOKER. I hear what you’re saying – how are …

Comfort food

HELLERS has a delicious new range of winter soups to warm your family’s chills and keep colds at bay. It’s that time again! Time to rug up and brace for the winter weather ahead. The frosty, wet days of winter, cramped up together indoors, also …