Multisports: Healthy message at kids’ race

Triathlon is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing sports and a new event in Auckland is hoping to be the most accessible multisport event for kids in the city. Last weekend, Fitter.co.nz, an Auckland-based endurance sports coaching company, launched the BNZ FitterKids Duathlon Series, which has a real point of difference. “It’s unique in that we’re providing the bikes that …

Overbearing vs Barely Parenting

Every child and every parent is different, so no manual can be a catch-all. It used to be said that the difficulty with parenting is that no one gives you a manual, but you could argue that adage is no longer true. From “tiger mums” to “attachment parents”, countless manifestos offer advice on how to successfully raise a child. In …

Are Your Kids Getting Enough Green Time?

New Zealand may be famous for its sweeping plains, stunning mountains and jewel seas but it seems that fewer kids are experiencing them because they’re playing inside. In an ideal world, kids would spend at least an hour a day in outdoor, unstructured play. But the growing body of research from around the world shows that green time for kids …

Winter in New Zealand

Winter in New Zealand means crisp blue skies, snowy peaks and vibrant, buzzing festivals and one of our favourites here at Climbing Frames New Zealand is the Dunedin Cadbury Chocolate Carnival (20 – 26 July). This festival celebrates winter in Dunedin and the joy of chocolate. You can enjoy everything from chocolate tours, chocolate decorating, chocolate painting, chocolate facials as well …