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The Kiwi Families Team

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10 clever little travel hacks to save you time and money

top 10 travel hacks to save money

We all know planning a holiday for the family can be stressful and often pricey. Thankfully there are several ways to save some cash, from scoring cheap flights to finding free activities for the family. Continue reading »

Lunch box reviews for New Zealand lunch boxes


Looking for the right lunch box to suit your family’s needs can be somewhat of a mammoth task. So here at Kiwi Families we’ve made the job a little easier for you, by compiling our lunch box reviews all in one place.

Over our time at Kiwi Families we’ve been given the opportunity to review a number of different lunch boxes. So we hope by putting this all in one place for you, it makes your search a¬†whole lot quicker. Continue reading »

Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017

With Christmas 2017 just around the corner now, we thought we might collect up our best Christmas content into one place for you. Continue reading »

15 fantastic book ideas for Christmas gifts


It can be hard to think of gifts for the whole family at Christmas time. The great thing about printed books is that they’re well-priced gifts, they’re always cherished and they’re great to take away on holiday.

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Gingerbread Men Cookies

gingerbread men cookie

Gingerbread men cookies are a fantastic cookie¬†to make with your little ones. You could have them help you make the whole cookie from start to finish or you could simple have them help with the icing and decorating. Continue reading »

Raising boys who respect – 5 tips for Fathers

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Hey dads, you make a big difference!

By teaching your sons how to respect women you prevent violence. Simple. Continue reading »

12 fun and easy toilet roll craft ideas


Here at Kiwi Families, we love crafting ideas that are simple enough for little ones to have a go at, but difficult enough to keep older kids engaged. Toilet roll craft really fits the bill. Here’s 10 fun and easy craft ideas using toilet rolls.
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5 things you definitely don’t know about Hi-5


With the Hi-5 House Hits tour just about to hit New Zealand shores, we wanted to find out something about Hi-5 we didn‚Äôt already know. Continue reading »

5 tips to model a love of reading in your child

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Have you ever seen a child who is able to read a passage of text aloud only to be stumped when it comes to¬†explaining what they have just read? A child‚Äôs reading development is a gradual process and as parents, being¬†there to support them every step of the way can ensure your child becomes a confident reader with a love of¬†books. Continue reading »

Matariki Events and Activities Around New Zealand – 2019

Matariki Events in New Zealand

Every¬†year towns and cities throughout New Zealand host a range of events and activities based around Matariki. These range from art exhibitions, to festivals, to themed planetarium events.¬†Each year Matariki grows a little stronger and it’s now become a recognised celebration in many parts of the country.¬† Continue reading »

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