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EXPLORE. Cathedral Cove in the Coromandel.

EXPLORE. Cathedral Cove in the Coromandel.

The Coromandel is a wonderful peninsula located just 85km from Auckland where you can find beautiful retreats such as Cathedral Cove and Hot Water Beach. Read about my personal experience of my weekend here.

TALK. Rural Au Pair Q&A

TALK. Rural Au Pair Q&A

Find out what one of our au pairs, Fie, thought about her experience in South Canterbury living with a rural family in this Q&A session!

DISCOVER. Five Activities to try this Winter

DISCOVER. Five Activities to try this Winter

Rainy days and cold evenings don’t mean you have to be stuck for ideas to keep your children entertained this winter. There are plenty of activities, whether indoor or outdoor, that can be extremely beneficial in improving mobility and fine motor skills. Your children need the time to develop their fundamental attributes before progressing to formal learning and this blog will provide inspiration on how to increase physical and sensory development.

DISCOVER. The months of the year in Maori

DISCOVER. The months of the year in Maori

Celebrating Matariki is the perfect occasion to revise (or build) your knowledge about Te Reo Māori – the Māori language. Let’s do so by reviewing the months of the year (Ngā Marama o te Tau) in Māori!

EAT. Rewena bread

EAT. Rewena bread

To celebrate Matariki and share the Māori culture with you, we introduce to you Rewena, a traditional Māori sourdough potato bread that will awaken your taste buds for the better!

DISCOVER. Matariki week

DISCOVER. Matariki week

This week, we are celebrating Matariki, the Māori New Year!

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 1

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 1

After exploring most of the wonders of the North Island for the past five months, it was time for me to discover the other marvellous part of Aotearoa – the South Island. And what better way to do so than travelling in a van which provides you with a bed and a small kitchen?

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 2

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 2

Four days after our arrival in the South Island, we reached Queenstown. We had heard a lot about this city, and were not disappointed. The atmosphere there is just unique and the city centre is really cute and cosy.

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 3

EXPLORE. My road trip in the South Island - part 3

After a well-deserved night of sleep, we continued our journey alongside the south coast starting with the Matai Falls then the Purakaunui Falls - definitely a must see!

EAT. 5 healthy afternoon snacks

EAT. 5 healthy afternoon snacks

Need ideas for making healthy afternoon snacks? We found 5 quick and easy recipes for you and your children to try - they're full of goodies for everyone!