Pin-up Dinos

Create a themed art display area for a kids’ room using stencils, plastic toys and Resene paint colours. You will need: Stencils Glue Jars with a lid  Paintbrush Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer Plastic toys Cork pinboard Resene testpots Masking tape Dinosaur storage jar lids …

Super teen

LAETITIA TAN is a teenager with Down Syndrome who has made her dream of becoming a published author come true with the release of her first book, The Awesome Superheroes – The Bank Robbery. At just 18, Laetitia Tan has written and published her own superhero …

Pop Up Penguins

Christchurch is hosting a very special waddle of visitors over the summer. Families can join the Pop Up Penguins art trail and put their support behind Canterbury. The Pop Up Penguins public art trail will include 120 penguin sculptures, each decorated by artists and schoolchildren. …

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 …

That’s a wrap

Get messy and paint your own gorgeous DIY Christmas wrapping paper with Resene testpots.  Spread out the plastic tablecloth and get those little hands involved to create your own signature wrapping paper for this year’s celebrations. Kids might want to choose some bright colour combinations, …

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 …