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Time with the family is precious, especially during these busy times when we can 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 with movies and books.

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The Ice Monster by David Walliams – buy now for Christmas

From No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic ...
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Our favourite Christmas movies

The perfect way of bringing all the Christmas glow into your home! Get comfortable on the couch, pop the popcorn ...
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Light up your kids holiday watchlist

When everyone needs some down-time these holidays, ensuring there's some entertaining viewing on hand is simpler than ever, thanks to Lightbox ...
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Must-see movies for animal lovers

When it’s done right, a good animal movie is hard to beat . The best ones are those which give us a little bit of a laugh, perhaps a bit ...
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To celebrate the release of SMALLFOOT in cinemas September 27th, actress Zendaya (The Greatest Showman, Spider-Man Homecoming) talks about working with Channing Tatum and co-writing the song for the film, ...
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Blaze Light Riders on DVD

When all the lights in Axle City go dark, Blaze needs your help using energy and lasers to light up the streets, the racetrack & more! Plus, meet knight trucks ...
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Must-see family movies of 2018

Get a sneak peek at the best family movies coming up in 2018 and plan your cinema must-sees ...
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The best pirate movies for kids

The top ten best pirate movies for kids. Pirate movies for kids make great viewing for the whole family - boys, girls, mums and dads ...
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The best NZ books for young readers

The winners of the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults for 2018 have been announced. Find out more about the best of NZ children's litereature ...
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Tips for encouraging reading

Find ways to help your child develop a lifelong love of reading. Here are some simple ideas help kids love to read ...
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