The second adventure in the ROARsome DRAGON REALM series for 9+ readers from authors Katie Tsang and Kevin Tsang. An epic quest that will take them to the depths of the Frozen Wasteland and the imperial palaces of Ancient China.
Sugar and Spice is the second book in the new series from Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals. The Spellbound Series is ideal as the first chapter books for your young reader.
If your young reader is ready for their first chapter book, Stacy Gregg, author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals has a new series of magical pony adventure books that's just perfect,
Lovers of Derek Landy's internationally bestselling Skulduggery Pleasant series will be delighted to hear he is back with the 14th installment. Skulduggery, Valkyrie and Omen face their most epic test yet… In a matter of days, the world will change.
Buying your first home takes careful research, planning and budgeting, and in the current environment, nerves of steel! For most people the biggest hurdle is saving for the deposit. We take a look at what the experts say and also tips from our Kidspot whānau on what has worked for them.
The concept of 'good' versus 'bad' debt is a useful way to help make financial decisions. We take a look at different types of debt, their pros and cons and how this can be used to manage your own personal circumstances.
While managing your finances both for the short and long term can be challenging, it is important to get it right. Having an expert's guidance with your day to day budgeting, as well as setting and meeting medium and long term goals, can be hugely helpful. We take a look at the different types of advice available, how to access them, and what to look for when choosing someone to help you out.
Difficult emotions are not easy to chat about, or even easy to detect which principle emotion is at the core of some resulting behaviour. Books are a great way to get the conversation going and help to support with advice, empathy and understanding.
Looking for a new book series for your older child? Set in a broken, future England, where gunfights and monsters collide, The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne is the exciting first title in a phenomenal fantasy teen series by a bestselling children’s novelist.
New Zealand author and illustrator Sandra Morris' new non-fiction children's book North & South: A Tale of Two Hemispheres marks a beautiful and engaging introduction to the natural world and conservation for young readers, with in-depth facts throughout and a full index and glossary adding interest for older readers.
A family favourite since 1982, Rainbow's End is still providing a day of fun for all the family, with the best of the old favourites alongside some new and exciting activities. We take a look at the top five reasons why a visit to Rainbow's End needs to be on your 'must visit' list.
The boys LOVED this book. Fans of Bluey and Bingo already, they knew the beloved characters and excitedly spotted characters and items from page to page like a game to be won. Bluey: Where's Bluey is a winner - have fun with this one!
Rotorua and Taupō are two of the favourite getaway spots for Kiwis with a multitude of thrilling adventures, fun activities, amazing geothermal attractions, cultural influences and water-based experiences. Discover all there is to see and do with our four day itinerary for family fun.
PETER RABBIT™ 2, the lovable rogue is back. Bea, Thomas, and the rabbits have created a makeshift family, but despite his best efforts, Peter can’t seem to shake his mischievous reputation. Adventuring out of the garden, Peter finds himself in a world where his mischief is appreciated, but when his family risks everything to come looking for him, Peter must figure out what kind of bunny he wants to be.
The Coromandel, bursting with dramatic gorges, stunning beaches, green valleys, misty rainforests all wrapped up in a relaxed vibe, is the destination for a nature packed family holiday. Beaches, walks, bike trails, waterfalls, and underwater adventures are waiting for you.
The Waikato region's rolling green hills, bush-clad mountains, and surf beaches are host to amazing attractions for families to enjoy. Whether you're exploring underground wonders, Middle-earth movie magic, Hamilton city or the mighty Waikato River, there's plenty on offer.
Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland is an urban oasis with sparkling waters, lush landscapes and a big city vibe. Find out what to see and do in Auckland and make it your next family holiday destination whether you are visiting or having a staycation.
Make the most of the April Easter and school holidays and plan a camping trip to one of the DOC conservation campsites. Reasonably priced and located in a beautiful setting, they are a great place to relax and enjoy the outdoors before winter sets in. There are more than 200 conservation campsites dotted in scenic locations throughout New Zealand and we have picked some of our favourites for you to check out.
At the top of the South Island, Nelson Tasman is bursting with beautiful scenery, vibrant culture, great weather, diverse activities, and a relaxed vibe. Discover our top picks for a 4 day itinerary of family fun.
Kidspot caught up with Lisa Boltman, mum of three, to talk about her family's first campervan trip. Find out what to expect for your first trip and what the Boltmans found surprising about campervanning.
How well your accommodation caters for your family's needs can be a huge factor in how relaxed and enjoyable your holiday is. We have picked out some of the best motels and hotels across Aotearoa that welcome and cater for families with children. Check out their websites as many are advertising excellent family deals when you book direct.
Across New Zealand there is so much to see and do. From untamed wilderness to rich culture, mountains and glaciers to beaches and hot springs. Find out the best way for your family to explore these school holidays.
New Zealand is full of opportunities to explore the great outdoors. With the Toyota Kiwi Guardians activity programme, the kids will be begging to go on their next adventure!