Kids New Zealand

Outdoor Activities

West Auckland Soapbox Derby

West Auckland Soapbox Derby

When:

  • Sun 18 Mar. 2012, 9:00am–2:00pm

9th Annual West Auckland Soapbox Derby.

80 West Auckland students from 20 schools take part in a day of fast and thrilling soap box racing down Westgate Drive.

Live lunchtime displays of "other" vehicles, stalls, games and more will be provided on the day.

The cars are kit set cars brought in from the AASBD in America. As the winner of the NZ Finals races in the All American Soapbox Derby in Akron in July, racing in the local races is very intense and a lot of fun to watch.

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Kapiti Miniature Railway Twilight Run

Kapiti Miniature Railway Twilight Run

When:

  • Sat 31 Mar, 2012 5:00pm–9:00pm

The twilight run will recognize the end of daylight savings. Enjoy the fun of riding the miniature trains at night. Headlights exploring the dark whilst you see the twinkle of red tail lights of other trains. Experience the thrill of seeing the beautiful park at night. Why not bring a late tea to the park and enjoy the atmosphere?

Restrictions: All Ages.

Sleeping Beauty by Andy Mackintosh

When:

  • Sat 11 Feb, 2012 3:00pm–4:00pm
  • Sat 11 Feb, 2012 5:00pm–6:00pm
  • Sun 12 Feb, 2012 3:00pm–4:00pm
  • Sun 12 Feb, 2012 5:00pm–6:00pm
  • Sat 18 Feb, 2012 3:00pm–4:00pm

KAT's annual free summer play for children opens in Khandallah Park, 11th February at 3pm.

Sleeping Beauty is directed by Tabitha Arthur with an energetic cast of 6 who play numerous roles including a horse, Prince Charles and Sonny Bill Williams! There's puppetry and music as well.

Whareama Coastal Walk

Whareama Coastal Walk

A fantastic 2-night/2-day walking adventure over private farmland and isolated Wairarapa coastline. Catered and self-catered options with awesome accommodation and scenery.....with walks taking place over Christmas and New Year, this has to be the ideal family short break!

Planet Cycles

Planet Cycles

Planet cycles is like no other bike shop. It is a whole lifestyle experience. Our staff are all passionate cyclists who are all about getting you on the right bike...

Island Bay Kindergarten Gala Wellington, 1 October 2011

Island Bay Kindergarten Gala Wellington, 1 October 2011

When:

Sat 1 Oct, 10:00am–1:00pm

Come along to the Island Bay Kindy Gala: a great family day out - fun for the kids - fabulous bargain buys - yummy food - prizes galore - Zappo the Magician - ferris wheel, bouncy castle and much much more!

  • Fabulous stalls featuring quality second-hand baby clothes, nursery items, kids' clothes, kids' toys and more!
  • Two shows by Zappo the Magician (11am and 12.30pm)
  • Great treats and food- to eat there or take home: coffee and baked treats, sausage sizzle and BBQ, cake stall, preserves and more!

Summertimes

Summertimes

Summertimes a festival of free outdoor entertainment running from December to March every summer. It is with great pleasure that I introduce this year's Garden City SummerTimes events programme – a welcome citywide festival following a tough few months in Christchurch.

We start with the New Year's Eve Party at the Cathedral Square and build up the enjoyment for summer with dozens of events, fetes and fairs held through out the city.

Kiddipick

Kiddipick

Kiddipick is a range of pre-packed small fruit ideal for the school lunchbox or as a delicious healthy snack between meals. Offering online kids games and competitions.

KiddiPick is a range of pre-packed small fruit ideal for the school lunchbox or as a delicious healthy snack between meals. Our products come in colourful packs that feature our KiddiPick animal characters and feature Munch Island. A special place on this web site where kids can have fun and learn about healthy eating at the same time.

Kaiteriteri Camping at Bethany Park

Kaiteriteri school camps

Kaiteriteri camping at Bethany Park is awesome! Bethany Park Christian Camp is situated in peaceful park-like grounds just up the road from Kaiteriteri Beach. Surrounded by established trees and native birds it is the ideal place to relax and unwind! The beautiful golden sands of Kaiteriteri beach are a nice stroll up Martin Farm road where you can take an afternoon cruise through the neighboring Abel Tasman National Park. Enjoy kayaking, swimming, tramping, fishing charters, cave exploring and star filled skies.

Edventure - Camp Kani outdoor education holiday programmes at Woodstock School

Edventure - Camp Kani

Edventure run jam packed outdoor education holiday programmes crafted for Kiwi kids. Designed by qualified teachers and aligned with the national curriculum, we’ve planned a range of outdoor adventure trips and activities for your kids these holidays. The holiday programmes are designed for children to take on challenges, learn new skills and confidence based on the environment so your kids can have fun, be safe and keep learning. Our aim is to give kids skills for life and get them outside these holidays.