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The latest beats and pods for little ears

For dancing or dreaming, CLAUDIA GUNN from Kiwi Kids Music shares fresh new tunes and podcasts for children.

May 2024

New Beats

ARTIST: Levity Beet

ALBUM: Levity Beet and the Aotearoa Allstars

Levity collabs with 12 Kiwi artists for a diverse and imaginative kids’ classic album with fresh new sounds.

YouTube: @LevityBeet hokozoo.com/the-kars


ALBUM:  He Rākau, He Ngārara

Aro celebrate a range of significant native rākau (trees) & ngārara (insects/reptiles) in these songs for all ages

YouTube: @AroMusicNZ

ARTIST: Cee Bee Teatime

SINGLE: Emergency Services Action Song (111)

Cee Bee Teatime offers a new toddler song suited to both seated actions and ‘driving’ round the room!

YouTube: @ceebeeteatime2020 


For kids who love stories, songs and science, CLAUDIA GUNN shares her top podcast picks

Tumble Science Podcast for Kids – Tumble Media

The hosts of this innovative kids science podcast ask questions, uncover mysteries, and share what science is all about.



Once Upon a Beat – Wondery and TInkercast

Once Upon a Beat is hosted by DJ Fyütch and his sidekick/turntable Baby Scratch and they drop the needle on classic stories, spinning them up with a hip-hop twist.


Suzy and Friends – RNZ 

Here’s a podcast made for kiwi kids. Based on the award-winning Suzy & Friends radio show, featuring audio stories, kids talking about books, tamariki telling jokes, Fun Facts, and lots more.


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