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Garden Café’s At Kings Plant Barn

The Cafe's in Kings Plant Barns are a fabulous destination in their own right. Each Café offers friendly service, a family friendly atmosphere, an excellent variety of food options, and great coffee. Meet a friend or pop in and relax in a peaceful garden environment. Coming soon - a brand new café in Botany is under development and will be open early 2020!

Cafe @ Waitomo Adventures

If you are visiting Waitomo Adventures or the Waitomo area,  make sure you pop into the Café @ Waitomo Adventures to refresh and re-fuel.  All the food is made fresh onsite from fresh, locally-grown, organic ingredients wherever possible. The passionate baristas serve up delicious coffee from Flight Coffee and tea from Tea Total. Open from 7.30am daily, there is a breakfast menu and a main menu  plus inspired cabinet food available until 5.00pm.

Waitomo Adventures

Waitomo Adventures have such a wide range of activities available that no matter what your age there is a breathtaking adventure waiting for you. The Troll Cave is perfect for families - 100% weather-proof, fully accessible and you even get to meet a troll! For the older (age restrictions apply) and bolder there are a selection of half or full day options that include caves with abseiling, caves without abseiling, blackwater rafting, glowworms, waterfalls, limestone formations and more! 

Craft Harvest Market

Come and see the amazing line-up of fresh and original, high quality hand-made craft! With new stallholders joining all the time, there's always something new to discover. Craft Harvest markets are held on the fourth Saturday of the month with extra markets during the lead up to Christmas.

Parnell Farmers’ Market

Come shopping at Parnell Farmers' Market this weekend! Bump into friends, have a coffee and stock up on the freshest fruit, vegetables, meat, flowers, delectable bakery, deli produce and more, brought to you by the producers themselves. Join in the community fun suitable for all the family. 

KidsHQ Super Meals

KidsHQ SuperMeals are all-natural, healthy frozen meals, made especially for toddlers and growing children and adults love them too! They're perfect for when you're short on time and want to give your kids a home-style nutritious meal, packed with veges. Available in 2 sizes plus we have vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free options. Make sure you keep an eye on our monthly specials.

Paint the Earth

Create family memories while creating a special keepsake at Paint the Earth. Choose a piece from our huge range of plates & figurines and then get painting! You can trace, stencil or free hand the design - anything goes! Prices per piece start from $20 and that includes the paint, glaze and firing. It's best to book to avoid disappointment.

Howick Historical Village

Discover how early European settlers lived in the mid to late 1800's at our open air museum. The Village has a variety of buildings to explore including rustic cottages and houses, a church, school, flour mill, blacksmiths, and courthouse all surrounded by beautiful grounds.

Cobb & Co. Papanui

If you grew up in New Zealand you’re bound to have fond memories of eating Cobb crunchies, slurping on pink panthers, and solving puzzles on the back of your placemat with a little red pencil. You can again enjoy all that – and make new memories.

Black Cat Cruises – Akaroa

Take the kids out for the trip of a life time! Just 90 minutes from Christchurch, board the big “Black Cat” catamaran in majestic Akaroa Harbour and see the world’s rarest & smallest dolphin – the Hector’s dolphin, penguins, seals and more!Choose from a 2-hour Akaroa Harbour Nature Cruise or for an incredible adventure get up close and swim with the dolphins*!! (T’s and C’s apply).

Clevedon Animal Farm

At Clevedon Animal Farm you can enjoy our Farm Walk where you will meet, feed, and touch sheep, goats, chicken, ducks, donkeys and cows. Then each child gets a pony to lead, groom, saddle up and ride.

Kawau Kitchen

We’re a family owned business and Kawau Kitchen is an extension of our home. We fully cater for our celiac, vegan, vegetarian and meat-eating friends and have a popular childrens menu. All our ingredients are sourced from local producers, including our amazing coffee.

La Porchetta – Henderson

La Porchetta’s great pizza, pasta and Italian-style menu, along with its atmosphere and great value, celebrate the feeling of being at home with delicious food made from fresh ingredients, warm service, great value and a family heart.

La Porchetta – Riccarton

La Porchetta’s great pizza, pasta and Italian-style menu, along with its atmosphere and great value, celebrate the feeling of being at home with delicious food made from fresh ingredients, warm service, great value and a family heart.

La Porchetta – Dunedin

La Porchetta’s great pizza, pasta and Italian-style menu, along with its atmosphere and great value, celebrate the feeling of being at home with delicious food made from fresh ingredients, warm service, great value and a family heart.

La Porchetta – Parnell

La Porchetta’s great pizza, pasta and Italian-style menu, along with its atmosphere and great value, celebrate the feeling of being at home with delicious food made from fresh ingredients, warm service, great value and a family heart.

Denny’s – Porirua

America’s #1 diner now New Zealand’s favourite family restaurant. We offer courteous service and quality food in a friendly, full service restaurant. Kids eat free Monday to Wednesday* (*conditions apply)

Denny’s – New Lynn

America’s #1 diner now New Zealand’s favourite family restaurant. We offer courteous service and quality food in a friendly, full service restaurant. Kids eat free Monday to Wednesday* (*conditions apply)