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Help bees with friendly plants and a drop-in drink station

Bee friendly in your garden

Personalise your Father's Day gift with vouchers you know he will love!

DIY Father's Day Gift Vouchers

Send Dad a special message on his very owen Father's Day t-shirt!

DIY Father's Day T- Shirts

With a few simple techniques, it’s easy to grow this fruit treat

How to grow super strawberries for Summer

Pizza made in the slow cooker? Yes, it’s true!

Delicious Slow cooker Pizza!

Turn your succulents into stylish décor.

DIY succulent jars

Learn how to make a super easy no-sew face mask in 5 mins

DIY No-Sew Face Mask

Check out these five on trend tips for this season

Create a cosy modern bedroom

Create this colourful display for your bedroom or lounge

Create your very own Pinecone Pet

Dress up your printable doll.

You're cut out for fashion!

Make your own Matariki star mobile

Bring Matariki to life

Learn how to wash up correctly with the Paw Patrol crew.

Let’s wash up with Paw Patrol

Which Avenger are you?

Quick Quiz

Colour in our Kiwi family.

Be a colourful Kiwi!

Learn how to fold a fitted sheet like a pro

How to fold a fitted sheet

Don’t wait until Spring to start your vege garden

Winter Vege Planting

Our top recommended reads. There is something for the whole family.

Our recommended reads

Make art with your hands!

Easy art for animal lovers

Make the most of your winter pieces by dressing them up or down!

Style Edit: 1 Knit 4 Ways

Make a beautiful bouquet using things you can find at home!

Easy Handmade Blooms

Make a calm jar for a moment where you just need to stop - and breathe

Make a calm jar

A great recipe using pantry basics!

Bacon and Egg Pie

This at-home treatment using oils from your pantry, is super easy.

Revive your hair with a hot oil treatment

Pio Terei: Being kind to yourself

Parenting Place’s Pio Terei shares why it’s good to be kind.

Pio Terei: Having Kai together

Pio Terei: Being firm, fair and friendly

Parenting Place's Pio Terei shares his three F's

How to make yummy fried rice

Fried Rice Recipe

Make Mum's Day special this Sunday!

Top tips to treat Mum this Mother’s Day

Make these super easy Cinnamon Rolls for Mum this Mother's Day!

Super Easy Cinnamon Rolls

You may have picked up some good habits worth keeping this lockdown

5 Habits to Live through lockdown

Bingo for the days when you can't even get to the backyard

Rainy Day Bingo

Forage twigs and leaves for paintbrush textures

How To: Make DIY Natural Paintbrushes

Finding it hard to sleep? Check out our favourite apps to help.

Improving your sleep - there’s an app for that!

We asked our friends at Sustainable Coastlines to share their good jams.

Recommended Viewing: Chasing coral

We've got you covered this Mother's Day, even if you're not creative!

Colour-in a card for Mother's Day

This nationwide appeal supports frontline health workers during the fight against Covid-19.

Good Jams: Love Your Health Worker Appeal

Teaching your parent or grandparent to use technology? These tips may help.

Tips to help seniors embrace technology.

Read how laptops donated to Plunket help deliver online parenting sessions.

Good Jams: Plunket stays connected to families

Make your own bird feeder with Frankie from Sustainable Coastlines.

Attract native friends to your yard.

Get to know the friends of The Warehouse

Community Partner Chat

Thinking about getting into biking? Find out how and why to get started.

Why it’s better to get biking

How to be a LEGO organising master

How To: Organise LEGO

How to make a play diorama for your toy cars

DIY Diorama

Check out this super easy super yummy no-flour recipe!

Berry Cheesecake Cups

Frankie from Sustainable Coastlines shows us how to make leaf art

Get creative in your backyard

Check out these creative ideas to get you started in the garden.

Gardening Tips and Tricks

Are your hands feeling dry from so much washing? Try this recipe

Make Your Own Hand Scrub

Try these simple ideas to boost your wellbeing.

Boosting Your Wellbeing: Mindfulness

Mix things up and try our take on the classic!

Coco-Walnut Banana Bread

P-TECH partnership equips students with the tech skills needed for their future.

Good Jams: Donation helps students learn at home

This affordable winter warmer is perfect for flatters and hungry families.

Vegetarian Chilli

Here are some basic tips for people who are new to the internet.

Online safety for beginners

Get busy this long weekend

Anzac Day activities for your family

Here's a step-by-step on how to make an ANZAC poppy at home

How To: Make an ANZAC Poppy At Home!

How to sneeze and cough safely. Watch the video with your family.

Sesame St Sneezing & Coughing Safely

4 tips to keep you and your furry friends safe during lockdown.

Protect Your Pets

Spread your essentials payments over 6 weeks with Zip

Managing your money

Quick and easy kumara chips for sharing (or not!)

Crispy Kumara Chips

A tried and true recipe for yummy ANZAC bikkies

ANZAC Biscuits

An exercise from Life Education Trust that your family can try together.

Train your brain to relax

Make mum's day at home with these DIY sharpie jewellery dishes!

DIY Jewellery Dishes for Mother's Day

Make mum's day at home with these DIY tealight candles!

DIY Tealight Candles for Mother's Day

Make mum's day with this extra special gift wrap!

DIY Floral Giftwrap

Use what you have in the fridge or pantry to whip these up.

Morning Glory Muffins

Kid-friendly recipe + great value + chocolate, what's not to love?

Rolled Oat Chocolate Chip Cookies

We asked our friends at Sustainable Coastlines to share their good jams.

Recommended Viewing:
A Plastic Ocean

Get to know the Houseparty app with Dave from Parenting Place

Tech Tips: Houseparty App

These cleaners won't harm our environment and they're easy on your pocket.

Make your own eco-friendly cleaners

Check out our 5 tips to safeguard your personal info and privacy.

Facebook safety tips for beginners

Puzzles, games, videos, workbooks - we know you can't visit the zoo so ... we're bringing the Zoo to you!

Zoofari is here to help you get back into the swing of school. Lets have fun and lets learn!

A simple exercise to help children (and grown ups) cope with anxiety.

How to calm your brain

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed? Watch this video for ways to cope.

How to deal with stress

A healthy meal to fill happy tummys!

Vegan Moussaka with Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

A fun activity for school aged kids, using items around the house

DIY Bubble Snakes

Looking to learn a new skill? Here's a few helpful pointers

10 Watercolour Tips for Beginners

7 tips to help you sleep well in lockdown

Sleep better feel better

Here are some ways to make smart savings this winter.

Energy Saving Tips

Plan out activities to increase productivity with our daily planner.

Daily Planner

We’ve put together some tips for making things in your slow cooker - check them out

Slow cooker hacks

Make these Traffic Light Kebabs and learn about nutrition with Life Education

Life Education: Traffic Light Kebabs

A practical guide to understanding and building self esteem.

Give yourself a break. The power of self-love.

Feijoa, Fig, Berries... you can use any fruit with this easy recipe

Simple Jam Recipe

Keep the kids active during lockdown with these fun activities from Life Education

Life Education: Kids Fitness Activities

How to make your groceries go further

Cost saving hacks 5

The Parenting Place’s Pio Terei shares how he's staying upbeat in isolation.

Pio Terei: Staying in touch

Five tips to live a sustainable life during lockdown

Sustainable Living

How many can you spot on your next family walk or bike ride?

Family Bingo - NZ Natives

Puzzles, games, videos, workbooks - we know you can't visit the zoo so ... we're bringing the Zoo to you!

Who wants to go on a Zoofari?

The Parenting Place’s Pio Terei shares his tips for working from home.

Pio Terei: Working from Home

Can you find them all?

Word Search Wednesday

Pio Terei shares his tips for finding your jam during lockdown.

Pio Terei: Boosting your wellbeing

Coffee trending all around the world.

Dalgona Coffee

Try the home brand

Cost saving hacks

Stay connected for less

Cost saving hacks

The kids will hop for joy with this fun Easter activity

Red Rabbit Run

How to Sew your own hair scrunchie

DIY Scrunchie

We’re helping by donating thousands of Easter eggs to Kiwi charities

Warehouse donates Easter eggs

Adults and kids will love this fruity drink.

Fruit & Honey Iced Tea Punch

Play all day with the oldies but goodies.

Bring back classic games

Your next video chat just got a whole lot more fun!

Jam sessions: Video call snap

Learn about COVID-19 with Nanogirl

Nanogirl Explains Coronavirus

Find out more about how we’re keeping everyone safe

Your online shopping is safe

A classic recipe that the whole family will love!

Easy Sweet Chilli Cheese Scones

Work on the ‘When I Get Time’ list now!

Productivity + entertainment

How to make a meal plan

Cost saving hacks

How to save money on power

Cost saving hacks 2

Can you find all 5 missing items?

Spot the difference

Get the kids' interested in gardening

Kids plant journal

Find out how to reduce food wastage in your home

How to reduce food waste

Create a calm, ordered space for washing, drying and folding

Tips for sorting your laundry

Relax, rejuvenate and empower with our top tips for a self refresh

Fresh new you

A tidy linen closet will save you time, worry and even money.

Linen cupboard makeover

A great Marie Kondo-esk boredom buster for you and the kids!

DIY Upcycling old jam jars!

From movie nights to quiet time – everyone loves a fort!

DIY Family Bubble Fort

A delicious treat perfect for a cosy night in

Bread and Butter Pudding

Inspire the kids to become the next Picasso!

Boredom Busters: Paint Pouring

Show your skin some love with this simple DIY scrub

DIY Peppermint Scrub

Cute, cuddly DIY Easter bunnies

DIY Easter Bunny Pompoms

Get crafty with photos

DIY Memory Frame

How to make your own beaded wind chime

DIY Windchimes

Check our this easy family favourite for #MeatlessMonday!

Vegetable Curry