Tag: #kids

Whanau time at Dundle Hill ๐Ÿž

During these July winter school holidays, our whanau and friends got together at Dundle Hill – A cabin perched on top of a hill 10 minutes from Waitomo (Dundle Hill is a private farm walk – check out theirย website for details and to book).… Continue Reading “Whanau time at Dundle Hill ๐Ÿž”

Kids – Great motivators but also good excuses ๐Ÿ˜œ

While we are on the topic of failing – Here is a throwback to Stony Batter Historic Reserve, Waiheke Island. This was our first holiday as first time parents. We had looked up what walks we could do on Waiheke Island and thought that… Continue Reading “Kids – Great motivators but also good excuses ๐Ÿ˜œ”

Te Whare Okioki – New DOC hut in the Kaimai Ranges

It is so awesome to have a new DOC hut in the Kaimai’s. Te Whare Okioki is situated at the Ngamuwahine Shelter along the North South track (southern end) and is accessible from heaps of tracks. My sister and I decided to meet up… Continue Reading “Te Whare Okioki – New DOC hut in the Kaimai Ranges”

Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem ๐Ÿž

The bush surrounding Peach Cove Hut is stunning – think tropical jungle ๐ŸŒดย We explored here during the October school holidays and the bird song was amazing, and Kaka everywhere!! With just a couple of hours walk up and over a saddle, this really is… Continue Reading “Peach Cove Hut = Little Gem ๐Ÿž”

๐ŸŒค School holidays are here ๐Ÿค—

Yay ๐Ÿ™Œย The weather is clearing up and daylight savings starts on Sunday, time to get back out there! I don’t know about you, but this winter has been a tough one in my household, lingering bugs, uncoopervative weather and sadly a little girl with… Continue Reading “๐ŸŒค School holidays are here ๐Ÿค—”

๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒณ Want more time in nature?๐ŸŒฑ

I read something earlier this year about questioning yourself before committing to something, to anything actually. If your initial response isn’tย  a “Hell YES!” Then it’s a NO. ๐Ÿ‘‰Thank you my girl Rachel Hollis. Because let’s face it we all have a lot on… Continue Reading “๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒณ Want more time in nature?๐ŸŒฑ”

Cheers Dads ๐Ÿป Happy Fathers’ Day

With Fathers’ Day coming up on Sunday I thought share a photo collage of some Dads, Grandads and Uncles all getting out there with the kids –ย Ka mau te wehi!ย ๐Ÿ™Œ If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do on Sunday check out our… Continue Reading “Cheers Dads ๐Ÿป Happy Fathers’ Day”

10 free nature ๐ŸŒฟbased activities to try this school holidays!

And just like that school holidays are upon us! ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ [insert your emoji below]๐Ÿท๐Ÿ›Œ! Some parents will be dancing with glee (for a bit๐Ÿคฃ) at the lack of routine (me), others may be dreading it due to the struggle of juggling children and work… Continue Reading “10 free nature ๐ŸŒฟbased activities to try this school holidays!”

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