Sport and Recreation

Destination Aotearoa

Christchurch Tram Hop on board the Christchurch Tram to explore what the central city has to offer! Kids go free on the heritage tramcars with a paying adult.  There are plenty of family-friendly spots along the route – including Tūranga and Margaret Mahy Playground – …

Holiday here

Enjoy a fabulous family retreat on New Zealand shores with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. Holidaying within Aotearoa just got a lot sweeter with Wyndham Hotel & Resorts Holiday Here special for Wyndham Rewards members. For a limited time, save up to 25%* on the best …

Emilie’s adventures

Keen trampers VICTORIA and EMILIE are on a mission to explore the wide variety of beautiful tracks and huts throughout the South Island. Recently, the pair set their sights on the Angelus Hut in the Nelson Lakes region and shared their story with us. “I want to …

The extra-curricular balancing act

We talk to NATHAN WALLIS about balancing your aspirations with your child’s interests so that activities outside of school are enriching and enjoyable. By Kate Barber With an abundance of options out there, it can be difficult to decide what activities to sign our kids …

Great outdoors

Make the most of the natural environment and reap the many benefits of spending time with Mother Nature. Kids are naturally curious, and there’s nothing they like better than taking grown-ups along for the ride when they are exploring their environment. Not only that but …

Nature’s Playground

Elements Education broadens childrens’ mindsets, getting them outside with a wide array of nature-based play opportunities. The curriculum is prepared from a child development/sensory perspective as well as for education and fun! Elements are on a mission to support active, creative children engage in the …

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 …