Keep Your Tweens Safe Online

What are your children doing online? It is a question that concerns many parents. After all, it’s a worry to think that our children may know more about blogging, social networking sites and even online gaming than we do. What is my child doing online? …

Summer safety holiday tips

Kiwi families enjoy nothing better than the great Kiwi road trip. In New Zealand we are spoilt for choice of holiday destinations, with an array of sparkling waterways, lush forests, and sandy beaches at our doorstep. Wherever you and your family choose to go adventuring …

Beat boredom with fun family holiday activities

“I’m bored,” is the whinging lament of many a school child who makes it through the school term only to face seemingly terminal boredom on a long holiday stretch. Thankfully, we’ve got holidays covered at Family Times. As well as a plethora of exciting events, …

Science Alive at home – going batty!

Bats are extraordinary mammals, and Science Alive has been teaching all about them in its Science Snippets in The Library outreach programme. Read on to find out all about the super powers of bats, some interesting factoids and how you can make your very own …