’Working’ from home?

Struggling to get through your work and spend quality time with your family? MASH after school care or holiday programmes could be the answer. Over the last 12 months, the workplace landscape has dramatically shifted, and a large number of employees now find themselves working …

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 …

Be with a Tree

Celebrate Kiwi Conservation Club’s annual Be with a Tree week this May. Be with a Tree 2021 will be the fourth year that this annual celebration of trees has taken place, with the aim being to encourage people to take a moment to celebrate the …

Happy days in Hanmer

Hanmer offers a fantastic holiday location for families within a stone’s throw of Christchurch. Family Times editor ANNA SCAIFE shares her thoughts on her recent stay at Hanmer Springs TOP 10 Holiday Park. Recently, I was lucky enough to sneak away midweek with Master four and …

Why YHA?

Five reasons YHA is a great choice of accommodation for your next family holiday. Amazing locations With over 30 destinations across the country, chances are high there’s a YHA where you’re heading! Whether it’s the heart of Queenstown, Tekapo’s lakefront, or near the beach in …

Holiday at home

If you are looking to book your next couples’ getaway, family escape, girls’ weekend, or July school holiday, THC Group Hotels have some fantastic deals and special offers. Check out these South Island options to ensure your holiday is one to remember as you ‘Holiday …