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With the sun out, the kids on school holiday and so many adventures to be had, now’s the time to plan an epic summer – Kiwi style. Check out our top destinations around NZ, tips for sun safety and our fave recipes the whole family will love!


Superb Summer Fun on a Budget

Make the most of the summer with our guide to fun and frugal things to do with the kids and ...
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Plan My Walk - All You Need To Know To Hit The Trails & Tracks

Plan My Walk – All You Need To Know To Hit The Trails & Tracks

If you're keen to get the family out on a day walk or even an overnight tramp but have never ...
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31 Hacks For Summer Parenting

Here are 31 shortcuts, tips, tricks, ideas and bits of advice that will take away a little stress and add ...
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☀️ Support local

If you’re heading on a road trip this Summer and need somewhere to stay or you have a child who has been begging for surf lessons, we have collated some of the best family-friendly companies around the country who are ready to welcome your family this Summer. Search through the below categories and find more ideas in our wider directory.

☀️ Summer safety

Slip, slop, slap and wrap. Being sunsmart is the best way to protect you and your little one’s from the sun’s damaging rays. Make sure you have your sun safety essentials on your next trip to the beach or park: sunscreen, shade, cover-up, hat and sunglasses.

☀️ Backyard breaks

New Zealand is full of everything you need to have an epic summer. From water activities, nature hikes, rolling beaches and adventure attractions, plan an epic backyard break with our destination guides built with families in mind.

☀️ Water games

Everyone loves a splash on a hot summers day, so why not make the most of their time in the pool with some fun pool games.

☀️ Summer tastes

Our favourite season for food, gather up your friends and family for a delicious BBQ. Check out some of our favourite recipes and find more ideas in our main recipe hub.