Family Pass to Whoa! Studio, Auckland

Win a family pass (2 adults & 3 kids) to Whoa! Studio, Henderson to see a Custards World live performance. Enter via the website, Facebook or Instagram page by: COMMENTING with another family activity/place in Auckland that is NOT on the website but should be (think great playground, cafe, walk etc). You can TAG someone into the Facebook post (not mandatory… Read more »

Family Pass to aMAZEme, Rotorua

Win 1 of 3 family passes (2 adults & up to 3 kids) to aMAZEme, Rotorua. Enter via the website, Facebook or Instagram page by: COMMENTING with another Rotorua activity/place listed on the Kids On Board website. Feel free to tag people and share this post with anyone else that might want to enter (not manadatory). Like or follow ‘Kids On Board NZ’ and… Read more »

Family Pass to Huka Prawn Park, Taupo

**Enteries are now closed and the winner has been notified, thank you to everyone that entered** Win a family pass (2 adults & up to 5 kids) to the Huka Prawn Park, Taupo. Enter via the website, Facebook or Instagram page by: COMMENTING with a family activity you hope to do over Easter. You can also TAG someone into… Read more »

Family Pass To Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch

**This competition has now been drawn and the lucky winner has been notified. Thank you to everyone who entered** Win a family pass (2 adults & 3 kids) to Orana Wildlife Park, Christchurch to see gorillas, giraffes, kiwi and cheetah to name just a few of the animals. Enter via the website, Facebook or Instagram page… Read more »

Top Tips for avoiding car journey hell!

Before you go: Check the traffic and weather for your trip, can you avoid potential traffic hotspots? A bit of a detour can be quicker than crawling in slow moving traffic. Plan stops according to the weather and don’t forget to keep gumboots and raincoats handy so you can still get out of the car… Read more »

Games to counter car boredom

Travelling in the car is tedious. Games that need nothing other than your voice, sometimes eyes and always imagination work best for road trips, especially if you have kids that get carsick! Lots of games can be adapted to suit younger/older kids. If competitions are liable to start in-car-fighting, eliminate this aspect (suggestions below). NOTE… Read more »

Wellington – Taupo (SH1) or Taranaki (SH3)

The road between Wellington and Taupo can become very congested over the summer period. Plan your trip so that you can all get out of the car and stretch your legs and feel refreshed getting back in to continue your journey. As with all activities listed on Kids On Board, the suggestions made here are based… Read more »

SH2 Wellington – Wairarapa – Hawke’s Bay

This route between Hawke’s Bay and Wellington has so many playgrounds and parks to choose from that it’s only a case of when and how often you choose to stop that might help you decide which to go to. If the weather isn’t really good enough for an outdoor activity, there are some rainy day… Read more »