Writers: Alicia Harris

Alicia Harris

Alicia is mother to two amazing children and has been influential in the nursery industry for over 5 years. With a flair for demonstrating and educating people about the right products for their lifestyle, Alicia brings clarity and relevancy to any topic. All served with a distinctive sense of humour that puts even those unfamiliar with baby products at immediate ease. Alicia currently runs www.safercarseats.org

Car seat laws in New Zealand are changing!

Changes in car seat laws

You probably already know that the car seat laws in New Zealand are changing. But do you know how this affects you? Here’s the essence of it…¬† Continue reading »

Changes in car seat legislation

Baby (12-18 Months) Sitting in Car Seat

For many it’s been a long time coming – and for others it will take them completely by surprise to hear that from 1 November 2013 the mandatory use of child restraints in vehicles will be extended by two years, with all children required to be correctly secured in an approved restraint until their seventh birthday. In addition, those aged between 7 and 8 will be required to use a child restraint if one is available.¬†Under current law children aged 5-7 years old are not legally required to use a car seat or booster seat, but must use one ‚Äúwhere a seat is available‚ÄĚ (NZTA, 2013). Continue reading »

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