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Parenting advice for mums and dads of school aged children – all about helping your child deal with school challenges and difficulties, and raising a healthy child.

protein sandwiches

Protein Packed Sandwiches

Did you know the humble sandwich is an underrated source of protein? A survey has ...
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school calendar

School Holidays and Term Calendar

View all of the year's school holidays and term dates for New Zealand primary and ...
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Empowering Our Kids at School

How much responsibility do your children take for their everyday school life? Help them by ...
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MOTAT Sports Tech

Ready, Set, Go For Fun & Fitness at MOTAT’s Sports Tech
10am to 4pm, 8 – 9 June 2024

Find out what the future of fitness looks like with Sports Tech, a whole weekend of fun activities at MOTAT focused on the innovative world of sports technology.
Immerse yourself in a range of mixed reality sports and multisensory experiences and learn about the science of the human body, how it works, and what it needs to be happy and healthy. There’s a whole stack of other physical challenges and inclusive sports activities for you to discover.

Need a time out? Relax and enjoy live entertainment and fuel up at one of the food trucks.

Included in general admission.

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Latest in school

At-home learning

Need a few new ways to encourage learning in your home? We’ve put together a great range of online and at-home resources to aid their growing education.

Check out some of our most popular resources and find printable math and spelling activities, watch some fun videos, find online resources for curious kids and more in our online learning hub.

School support

Help the kids make the most of their time in the classroom 🎓

In our school zones, you’ll find information to help make the school day easier along with at-home learning resources to help them with their homework, lunch box recipes, and more. Click through some of our top school zones below and support local businesses by searching for products and services in our directory.

Lunchbox ideas


10 Ways to Add Flavour to the Lunchbox

Kids can get bored of the same school lunches over and over again, so colour ...
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5 Fantastic Sandwich Alternatives For The Lunch Box

It's easy to fall into a groove when packing lunches every day. Avoid sandwich saturation ...
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8 Great Lunchbox Snack Ideas

Lunchbox snacks need to be healthy, tasty and adhere to school guidelines. Find out how ...
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Printable worksheets

Behaviour & development