Fun

Mom life’ with Anika Moa

In the spotlight this issue with KINETA BOOKER is New Zealand recording artist, radio and television presenter, and mother of four, ANIKA MOA, who has just released her much-anticipated third children’s album, Songs for Bubbas Vol.3. What surprised you most when you became a parent? …

Resene rainbow

What better way to brighten up a new fence than with a rainbow of Resene colours! By the children in Room 4 at Kaiapoi North School, with help from some awesome mums. The junior classes at Kaiapoi North School have a new fence around their …

Festive-smelling soy candle melts

These soy melts are an excellent gift for teachers, and they’re very easy to create once you have everything you need. Choosing a pine needle or Christmas-type fragrance adds a beautiful aroma to your gift!  You’ll need: A pot or a stainless steel bowl A …

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 …

Wonders of Waikato

Head north to Waikato this summer season, with heaps to keep the whole family buzzing! Explore the Mighty Waikato and make the most of the summer holidays. From adventures with stunning scenery, to wildlife experiences and indoor fun – the region has plenty of great …

Dusky dolphins on display

Kaikōura is a unique and exciting place for a relaxing and refreshing break with the family, and watching Kaikōura’s dusky dolphins has a uniqueness all of its own. It’s not every day you have the opportunity to swim with dolphins, but in Kaikōura it’s an …

Let’s get physical, physical…!

Psychotherapist, WONITA WOOLHOUSE, delves into the merits of the HUDDLE Kids exercise programme – aimed to empower children through exercise. While my career has evolved into psychotherapy, my paediatric occupational therapy background remains intricate to the work I do today – it has been a …

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visitor from far across the galaxy. For Shaun the Sheep’s second feature-length movie, the follow-up to 2015’s smash hit Shaun the Sheep Movie, A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon takes the …