Food

Tomato pilaf with black lentils + caramelised onion

This delicious and nutritious almost-one-pan-meal was inspired by Turkish tomato pilaf and Mujadara, a tasty combination of rice, lentils and onions found throughout the Middle East.  INGREDIENTS Serves 4, Gluten-free | Vegan 115g (½ cup) black (beluga) lentils, rinsed well 60ml (¼ cup) olive oil …

Strawberry French Toast

Why restrict your Strawberry French Toast eating to breakfast – you could quite legitimately have it for lunch or even halfway between lunch and dinner? INGREDIENTS Serves 2 4 slices fluffy white bread 4 tablespoons cream cheese small punnet of fresh strawberries, thinly sliced 2 …

Destination Aotearoa

INTERNATIONAL ANTARCTIC CENTRE Antarctica is a land like no other, with deep blue seas, unique creatures and endless icy plains under starry skies. The International Antarctic Centre transports a slice of this astounding continent to Christchurch, with a range of immersive experiences that allow everyday …

Stunning South Island

To wish the FAMILY TIMES community a very Merry Christmas, the THC Group of hotels introduces their special accommodation deals at scenic locations in the South Island. TRAVELLING SOUTH Queenstown Nugget Point is located in Arthur’s Point, Queenstown. The closest hotel to the stunning Coronet Peak ski …

Waikato Wonders

The stunning Waikato region is home to a fabulous array of family activities to keep all ages happy and entertained these summer holidays. Hobbiton Movie Set Discover the most picturesque private farmland near Matamata, where you can visit the Hobbiton Movie Set which was rebuilt …

Stay and play

If your family wants to explore, relax and dine in style during the holidays, these voucher deals from Wyndham Hotels & Resorts could be just what you need. Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has just launched its Hotels by Wyndham Vouchers campaign – offering a range …

Bigger and better

Timezone Riccarton has taken a Mario-sized jump into a brand new 2,200 sqm venue, three times larger than the previous location, just a few doors down on Rotherham Street.  The original Riccarton Mall Timezone location has been creating family fun for 14 years and is …

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 …