Auckland Activites for the Kids

At Climbing Frames New Zealand, we have found some great places to take the kids from some fun-filled and informative activities and even better, they are all FREE! North Head was once a bunker chosen by the military as a place to protect the entrance to the Waitemata Harbour because of its sweeping views in every direction. The military has moved …

Kids urged to imagine their own Amazing Place

At Climbing Frames New Zealand, we think the Amazing Place project is a brilliant idea and for all kids to get involved in after the devastating earthquake in Christchurch and there is still time to register. Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the children of Christchurch have a unique opportunity to help develop part of the new central city …

Fun in the sun

Summer is slowly coming to an end and soon all the summer gear will be packed away in the shed and all the winter woollies will be out of hiding. So why not take this time to enjoy the sun by heading to the beach for the last few weeks of summer! Here at Climbing Frames New Zealand we encourage …

Our Weekend Special – the Arlington Climbing Frame!

With the weather still lovely and warm and plenty of summer still to come,  why not invest in one of our Selwood Products climbing frames for your backyard and for this weekend only it is on special! From our Infinity series launched in 2012 our Arlington Climbing Frame will be your best family purchase yet. Guaranteed to give optimal play and …

Kiwis Creating Technology to Help Autistic Kids

Autistic children could be taught life-changing communication skills on high-tech computer tablets, New Zealand researchers say. A University of Canterbury (UC) research project is looking at new ways to help children with autism develop their speech. UC senior lecturer Dr Dean Sutherland wants to find out what alternative communication systems work best – manual signs, picture exchange or speech-generating devices, …

Amazing Playgrounds from Around the World Part 2

At Climbing Frames New Zealand, our research has shown just how many amazing & innovative playgrounds there are around the world, all with their unique features and themes where the kids can immerse themselves in all the action and lose themselves in their imaginary worlds. Now that we have inpsired you, why not create your very own wonderland for your kids. …

Child’s play helps combat obesity

Research published in the New Zealand Medical Journal suggests children can benefit more from active play compared to structured exercise. “When it comes to combating obesity and increasing children’s daily physical activity levels, active play is just as important, if not more so, than structured exercise,” says Associate Professor Erica Hinckson from AUT University’s Centre for Child Health Research and …

Incredible Playgrounds from around the world!

At Climbing Frames New Zealand we are always on the lookout for new and innovative playgrounds from around the world. We have found some spectacular and creative spaces just for the kids and we thought you’d like to see some of our favorites from around the world – from water parks to seaside slides, from the magical to the modern, …