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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.

best christmas movies

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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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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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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A wrinkle in time

A Wrinkle in Time review

A visually dazzling film sending your kids into the universe and home again with a few lessons under the belt ...
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Tips for Taking Kids to the Movies

Taking the kids to the movies sounds like fun, provided battling with snack bar wish-lists, toilet trips and kids on sugar-highs don't scare you. Try our tips to make it ...
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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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movies for animal lovers

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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COMMON STONEKEEPER SMALLFOOT

 COMMON (Stonekeeper) SMALLFOOT Q & A

To celebrate the release of SMALLFOOT in cinemas September 27th, rapper and actor Common (Now You See Me, Happy Feet 2, Date Night) talks about playing the character Stonekeeper the ...
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Mind that child

Mind That Child by Dr Simon Rowley

Renowned New Zealand neonatal paediatrician Dr Simon Rowley is a real life hero. Read the first chapter of his moving memoir, Mind That Child, for free ...
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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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