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Having quality family time can be hard when we easily get caught up with work and other commitments.

Find out how to make the most of the time you spend with your family – whether it’s for a special occasion like a birthday, during the school holidays, a family trip away or just some fun family time at home.

Whale Watch Kaikoura

Autumn Weekend Adventures In Kaikōura

Whether it be on land, by sea, or in the air, Kaikōura’s unique mountain and ocean ...
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MOTAT Sports Tech

Ready, Set, Go For Fun & Fitness at MOTAT’s Sports Tech

Find out what the future of fitness looks like with Sports Tech, a whole weekend ...
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The Garfield Movie

8 Reasons Why We Love Garfield More Than Mondays

We all know how much Garfield dislikes the beginning of the work week - and ...
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Lulu and the Dance Detectives

Lulu & The Dance Detectives #3 and #4
Complete the series with these two exciting new stories

The third and fourth books in the Lulu and the Dance Detectives illustrated chapter series are out now!

Ideal for dance-mad and confident readers, with every book in the series including a special activity to encourage engagement, there is something for everyone and a whole lot of fun!

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Looking for something fun but budget-friendly to do with the kids?

We’ve curated some of the best Kiwi companies that offer hours of family entertainment. Find family friendly activities in your area, get that epic birthday party sorted, plan a family getaway or find a child-friendly restaurant for your little foodies. Click below to search through the best of the best in family entertainment and find more products and services in our directory.

Young readers corner

Curious creatures, far off lands and the ultimate adventure await kids who read our latest must-read books. See what these Kiwi kids have to say about these hero books of the month.

Visit our Young Readers Corner to find more book reviews for kids 5 – 13 years old.

The Deadlands: Survival

Book Review | The Deadlands: Survival by Skye Melki-Wegner

"The Deadlands: Survival" is the third book in this epic, adventurous dinosaur series and is out now! Dinosaurs fight for ...
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Finding Bear by Hannah Gold

Book Review | Finding Bear by Hannah Gold

Finding Bear is the unmissable follow-up to the phenomenal bestselling and award-winning The Last Bear. The story is perfect for ...
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Murray and Bun

Book Review | Murray and Bun: Murray the Viking by Adam Stower

Adventure lies beyond the cat flap! Meet your favourite new duo: Murray and Bun! Murray is a cat. Murray loves ...
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