Food

Roasted spiced apples with oats – two ways (v)

With summery and wintry versions, ideal for the vagaries of autumn, these bowls of brekky inspiration are energy-boosting family favourites.  Ingredients Serves 4 2 eating apples zest and juice of 1 orange 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp light brown …

Top lunchbox tips from the Lunchbox Queen

For most mums and dads, prepping school lunches is a chore we’d rather do without. It’s even less fun when lunchboxes keep coming home with only half their contents eaten! Whether you’re dealing with picky eaters, little ones who’d rather rush out to play than …

Molten dark chocolate and hazelnut pudding

A quick stir-together pudding that bakes to gorgeous soft and pillowy deliciousness. Serve with lashings of ice cream or cream – or both! Serves 6 Equipment:5-cup capacity baking dish INGREDIENTS 180 g butter 200 g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids), chopped 3 large eggs 125 …

Ganesh’s pork potstickers 

Get the whole family involved with this production-line team meal. Everyone can have a go at making the potstickers. And there is no right or wrong way to fold the wrappers. The main thing is to have fun! INGREDIENTS Serves 4  250g pork mince 1 …

Tempeh and mushroom burgers with smashed avocado

INGREDIENTS Serves 4, Gluten-free | Vegan 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 250g button mushrooms, trimmed and finely chopped 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves 1 teaspoon paprika 250g packet tempeh, roughly chopped 30g (¼ cup) gluten-free …

Destination Aotearoa

Christchurch Tram Hop on board the Christchurch Tram to explore what the central city has to offer! Kids go free on the heritage tramcars with a paying adult.  There are plenty of family-friendly spots along the route – including Tūranga and Margaret Mahy Playground – …

Holiday here

Enjoy a fabulous family retreat on New Zealand shores with Wyndham Hotels and Resorts. Holidaying within Aotearoa just got a lot sweeter with Wyndham Hotel & Resorts Holiday Here special for Wyndham Rewards members. For a limited time, save up to 25%* on the best …

Explore Ōtautahi

Explore Ōtautahi: an exciting, innovative and vibrant city centre, a place of urban regeneration. Here you will discover the THC Group’s newest jewel, the Christchurch City Hotel.  Nestled amongst the many new iconic bars, restaurants and retail laneways, Christchurch City Hotel is only a short …