Fun

10 questions with Suzy Cato

Children’s television icon of the 1990s, SUZY CATO, is back to entertain a whole new generation of young people with The Totally Awesome Kiwi Kids Album, as well as their parents with the Double Strength Mama Power podcast series. KINETA BOOKER caught up with the …

Telly puts kids in obesity hotseat

According to new research, the simple act of switching on the television for some downtime could be making a bigger contribution to childhood obesity than we realise, writes KINETA BOOKER. It’s a tale as old as time, that the less active we are, the bigger …

Made with love

Little hands love creating things for their family and friends. Made by AUSTEN BOOKER, with help from his mum. It’s easy to get creative with Resene’s wide range of colourful paints which have an excellent finish to them. When you combine different colours together with …

Hotel 
for bugs

As we move into the cooler months, there are plenty of vacancies in this newly-built bug hotel. Made by KINETA BOOKER. If your children are anything like mine, they are obsessed with bugs. Big ones, little ones, and the downright terrifying ones. Despite my daily …

Rock out in your garden

Add some colourful characters to your garden, like this ladybug. Made by KINETA BOOKER. With Resene’s wide range of colourful paints and plenty of painted rock ideas on Pinterest, your garden will soon be full of cheeky characters these holidays. Materials Stones of all shapes …

Angling for Adventure

Whether you’re a seasoned angler, or simply enjoy time outdoors with your kids or grandkids, family fishing is fantastic fun. Whatever region you live in or plan to visit, there are lakes, rivers, back country streams and spring creeks flowing with brown and rainbow trout. …

Adventures in nature

In these days of screen time, it’s important to encourage children to be active outdoors. Just 15 minutes from the city, Christchurch Adventure Park (CAP) is an ideal place to inspire your children into active play. Whether your family prefer their adventures adrenalin-fuelled or more …

Protect skin for life!

With the summer season on its way our thoughts turn to summer fun and outdoor adventures. The Cancer Society of New Zealand encourages people to be SunSmart when Ultra Violet Radiation (UVR) levels reach 3 and above but especially from September to April between 10 …