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Help! I need a (cost-conscious) holiday!

Looking for an affordable family holiday in one of NZ’s most popular tourist destinations? We’ve found a simple, cost-effective way ...

Young Adult Novels Every Teenager Should Read 

Nine challenging ‘young adult’ books that every teenager should read in 2020.  Young adult literature, or YA as it’s commonly ...

How to Raise Future Leaders Amidst COVID According to Dr Dain Heer 

Dr Dain Heer explores empowering children in the lead up to World Suicide Prevention Day. Who were the main adults ...

Family-Friendly Queenstown Activities Kids Will Love

Isobel Benesch discovers lesser-known activities in Queenstown kids will love. Known as the adventure capital of the world, Queenstown is ...

The Best Beaches For Kids in New Zealand’s Coromandel

Isobel Benesch explores the natural spoils of the Coromandel’s Mercury Bay. With over 20 kilometers of pristine coastline, Mercury Bay ...

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Cue the ‘80s nostalgia; perms for boys are trending on TikTok… It happened slowly, then all at once… the perm ...

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Does your child share their opinion too freely, question too aggressively or become too indignant about their personal rights? Do ...

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It’s best to be matter-of-fact and use accurate terminology, explains Yvonne Walus. When you teach your baby to talk, you point ...

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If your child is around age 9, you’ve probably heard of Severs Disease. What is this serious-sounding heel pain and ...

How low is too low for a teenagers mood?

Dr Kirsten Wooff, Clinical Psychologist and Director at Resilience Clinical Psychology, explains when you need to worry about your teen’s ...