Exploring The Wairarapa

I have only been to the Wairarapa a couple of times to visit extended family and the Martinborough Fair and have loved it so much I have wanted to go back and explore more. I never intended to write about our weekend away but because we stayed in the most lovely little homestay I just …

Daffodils at Taniwha – A ‘Must Do’ this September.

It's crazy isn't it, that we often miss visiting interesting places in the area that we grew up in for various reasons. We may have driven past such places and thought, I must stop in there one day, and it just never happens. Or sometimes you don't even know something exists until you have children …

Exploring the Historic Lindsay Limestone Water Race

Exploring in the dark is super exciting for children, and not only is it super exciting it's also really good for their sensory development.  So be open to adventures which take children into the dark or outside at night time. Alex and his cousin Meeka were so excited when we told them we were going …

Earn Kiwi Guardian Medals while out on Adventures.

Recently I found out about the Toyota Kiwi Guardians.  This is a programme run by The Department of Conservation and sponsored by Toyota to get kids outside, exploring nature and going on adventures.  This is definitely something our family like doing. Funnily enough, when we were at White Pine bush the other week my husband …

Visiting the Kapiti Coast with Kids? – Pop these parks on your ‘Go To’ list.

Last Thursday  Alex, Frankie and I said goodbye to Chris (he had to work) and set off on holiday with my Mum, my Brother and his Family.  Mum had booked us all into a holiday home at Paraparaumu Beach via http://www.bookabatch.co.nz My mums side of the family all live in the area including her Mum and Dad, …