Tagged: outdoors

6 Classic Kiwi Roadtrip Ideas with Kids

Hobbiton Movie Set at Dusk

As the days get shorter, I begin to wonder how much longer we can sit out on our deck enjoying the sunshine. There’s so much of New Zealand to enjoy before we head into winter. Here’s 6 classic kiwi roadtrip ideas with kids to get you thinking about it too. Continue reading »

Have your kids got their Kiwi Guardians medal?


The Department of Conservation and Toyota have teamed up to make getting into nature easy and fun with a series of Adventure and Action challenges for your kids. Find out more about the Toyota Kiwi Guardians programme, and how your kids can earn medals just by getting outside. Continue reading »

5 painted rock ideas that rock!


We were so excited when we found our first painted rock. Our 4 year old daughter found one randomly in a park in Whanganui when we were on holiday. Since then we’ve been doing a lot of rock hunting, and rock painting at the Kiwi Families HQ. So we thought it was time to pull together 5 painted rock ideas that rock!
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Top 10 tips for cycling with kids


Good weather and school holidays are just the excuse you’ve been looking for to get out on your bikes. What better way to wear out your kids, get outdoors and have fun together. Read our top tips for cycling with kids and keeping it safe and fun these holidays. Continue reading »

Top 10 water safety tips for kids


Summer’s on the horizon – It’s time to think about water safety for kids.

Water is an essential part of Kiwis identity and many children grow up spending their holidays at the beach, fishing off the rocks, swimming in a pool or learning how to drive a boat. Yet according to Safekids Aotearoa, drowning is the third leading cause of injury-related death among children 19 and under. Continue reading »

What is this ‘Geocaching’ the kids keep talking about?


Do you keep hearing the kids and teens talking about “Geocaching,” but don’t really know what it’s about? Or wonder why they think it’s so cool? Continue reading »

Picnic party food for outdoor parties

Picnic party food for outdoors

If you have a child born in Spring or Summer and are thinking about a birthday party outdoors, then these picnic party food ideas are just what you need to make the picnic a success. Stress free party food. Continue reading »

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