Dr Libby’s Women’s Wellness Wisdom


Dr Libby’s Womens Wellness Wisdom: What Every Woman Needs to Know is an inspiring book for women of all ages. Whether you’re just starting out on your wellness journey or have been exploring your heath for a while now Women’s Wellness Wisdom will have something for you. Read the full review »

Hare by Deborah Hinde


Or dear, Hare had an idea… but he’s lost it. Don’t worry though as the Kiwi forest is full of friends who want to help Hare find his idea again. Hare’s friends areĀ a quirky mix of New Zealand forest birds and critters, as well as a few farm foul, and even a tortoise for good measure. Read the full review »

George Foreman Mix and Go – Blend and Freeze

George Foreman Mix and Go - Blend and freeze

We are totally in to green smoothies here at Kiwi Families HQ. We’re not quite at the daily goodness level yet, but certainly a couple times a week. We’ve also started sending smoothies to kindy with our Miss 3, using the Kai Carrier pouches (you can read our review on the Kai Carrier pouchesĀ here).

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Peppa Pig – Miss Rabbit’s Train & Carriage


Most young children I know love Peppa Pig and the newly released Miss Rabbit’s Train & Carriage toy will not disappoint. The train is great, it has a connectable train and carriage and comes with Miss Rabbit as the driver and a Peppa Pig figurine. The figurines both have moveable arms, legs and heads. The carriage has enough space for four Peppa Pig figurines to sit.
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Peppa Pig Grandad Dog’s Pirate Ship


Peppa Pig Grandad Dog’s Pirate Ship is a fun free-wheeling toy that comes with 3 removable figures; pirate-themed Peppa, Danny Dog and Grandad Dog figures. The Peppa Pig Grandad Dog Pirate Ship features chunky styling for little hands and is suitable for children aged 3 years and over.
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Patch and Ruby by Anouska Jones

patch and ruby

Patch and RubyĀ is a story about a lonely pony. Sometimes it feels as if he doesn’t quite fit in on the farm. But one day something happens that changes his life forever… This is such a sweet tale, full of different friendships, and working out where one belongs in the world. Read the full review »



Bud-e-reading is designed to begin children on the road to reading for themselves. It is a fantastic set of resources that are not only print-based but also available as a reading app. Jill Eggleton the creator of the Bud-e-reading system has designed these books to help teach your children high frequency words and build upon their reading skills gradually.Ā  Read the full review »

Lonely Planet Kids Amazon Adventure


Take the trip of a lifetime along the world’s largest river – the Amazon – and find out all about the countries and rainforest that dot along this truly amazing and fascinating geographical landmark.

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Lonely Planet Kids The Cities Book


The world is, indeed, full of fascinating cities. This book takes you through stacks of cities from throughout the globe. Some are familiar, like Auckland and Queenstown, San Francisco and Athens. Some you might never have heard of (Samarkand, anyone?). With this book you can learn of both historical and current events, facts, food, information about cultures, architecture and so much more.

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Ivan and the Lighthouse

Ivan and the Lighthouse

Ivan and the Lighthouse is the very well written story of a boy growing up in Devonport around the turn of the century. Ivan’s Father is a Lighthouse Keeper. Every night he rows his wee rowboat out to the lighthouse to take care of the light and ensure the various steamers and sailboats plying Auckland Harbour stay safe. Read the full review »

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