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We’re all about simplifying the search for kid related fun, activities, sports and related trappings making it fast and easy for families to identify what they love and leave more time for making memories.

Whether you’re looking for birthday party inspiration, lunchbox recipes, savings on family activities or you’re expecting your first baby, Kidspot has you covered!

Family boost

FamilyBoost: Helping Households With The Cost Of Childcare

FamilyBoost is a new childcare payment administered by Inland Revenue to help parents and caregivers ...
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MOTAT family review

Family Review | Te Puawānanga, MOTAT’s New Science & Technology Experience

There's more science, more wonder, and hands-on exhibits at MOTAT's brand new science and technology ...
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Matariki

Matariki – The Māori New Year

Learn all about Matariki - The Māori New Year - including how to find Matariki ...
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Nanny Rina's Amazing Nets

Nanny Rina’s Amazing Nets
by Qiane Matata-Sipu, Isobel Joy Te Aho-White

Nanny Rina’s Amazing Nets is a heartwarming story about aroha, whānau, passing down traditional knowledge and welcoming in the new year – an English translation of the original Ngā Kupenga a Nanny Rina.

This delightful story for tamariki includes step-by-step instructions to weave a net. It is written by the award-winning Māori-Pasifika storyteller Qiane Matata-Sipu, and illustrated by the acclaimed Māori artist Isobel Joy Te Aho-White.

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Starminster

Win 1 of 3 copies of Starminster!

Take flight on this beautifully-written, epic and soaring new adventure, perfect for fans of The Golden CompassSkandar, and exploring magical worlds!

Perfect for readers 9+, Starminster is out now in bookstores across New Zealand.

We are giving away 3 copies. Keep reading to find out how to enter.

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Now more than ever, Kiwi companies need our business and our support.

Whether you’re looking for baby products, party supplies, healthcare products, gift ideas or just need a little inspiration, our directory is full of Kiwi companies who have products and services for you and your family. Click through on the categories below and find even more in our wider directory – you can even search in just your area.