Sport and Recreation

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 …

Trout and about

FISH & GAME are making trout fishing easy as they launch their Park & Cast campaign to help Kiwis catch trout this summer!  As Kiwis trip around New Zealand in greater numbers this summer, trout fishing is a cheap family fun activity that’s simple to slot …

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 …

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 …

All the world’s a stage

Allowing a creative outlet for your children is one of the best things you can do for them. Here are just three areas for your child to explore – dance, music and drama. DANCING TO THRIVE Dance can benefit children through the physical act of …

Christmas comes early for ballet lovers this year

Royal New Zealand Ballet’s magical The Sleeping Beauty on stages across the country from 29 October. Looking ahead with joy and optimism to its ever-popular Christmas season, the Royal New Zealand Ballet (RNZB) will open its magical new production, The Ryman Healthcare Season of The Sleeping …