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Kids’ Day Out 2011

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USU Students’ Association Presents: Kids’ Day Out!

USU Students’ Association at Unitec is bringing back Kids’ Day Out for 2011. Bring your kids along to Henderson Primary School on Sunday the 20th of March and enjoy some great free entertainment!

Kids love this family favourite day out, featuring The Funky Monkeys – New Zealand’s super group for kids, clowns, magic shows, face painters, balloon sculptors, story tellers, bouncy castles, rides and more!


Sunday 20th March 2011, 11am – 3pm
Henderson Primary School Fields
Corner of Great North Road and Edsel Street
Henderson, Auckland
(just a two minute walk from Unitec’s Waitakere Campus).

Visit the official USU website for details

20/01/2011 |

Happy Holidays!

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We’re taking a break over the holiday season, but I wanted to thank everyone for their support throughout the year, both the readers, and the businesses who have been allowing us to run our monthly competitions here at Kidsgear!

Please keep an eye out for our first “Friends of Kidsgear” article, and competition for 2011 which will start 1st of February.

Wishing you and your families a safe and happy holiday season!

21/12/2010 |

ASG Parent and Child Show 2010 – 2011

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The ASG Parent and Child Show is the one-stop family friendly festival designed to support and enhance the exciting journey that is parenthood!

29 October — 31 October 2010
ASB Showgrounds

18 — 19 June 2011
TSB Arena

To be confirmed 2011
Westpac Arena

Check out the official website for more details!



14/08/2010 |

Bellaroo Toddler Backpack Winner

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Our February competition to win a gorgeous Toddler Backpack from Bellaroo is now at an end, and once again I’d like to thank Bellaroo for providing this wonderful (and might I add, very very popular) prize!

Thanks everyone for your entries. The winner for this competition has been randomly selected (via, and that very lucky winner is: Lynette Woodgate, Congratulations!

Don’t forget to join the Bellaroo Facebook fan page to keep informed of the latest specials and giveaways!

01/03/2010 |

Children’s Day 2010

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Children’s Day 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the National Event in Aotearoa! This year’s Children’s Day is Sunday 7 March 2010 and the theme is “Praise and Encouragement”.

New Zealand’s Children’s Day is a national, non-commercial day to celebrate how special and important our children are.

There are events planned all over the country on and around this date, and you can find or even register events in your area by visiting the official children’s day website. Here are just a few of the many events you can find!

Toddler Day Out & Great Parenting Fair
When: 7th March 2010
At: 10am – 3pm
Where: 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson

Christchurch Children’s Day
When: 7th March 2010
At: 11.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Groynes Park, Johns Road

Children’s Day
When: 7th March 2010
At: 9:30 am – 12 noon
Where: Show ground, Makaraka


Children’s and Family Fun Day @ The Redwoods
When: 7th March 2010
At: 10.00 – 3.00
Where: The Redwoods, Long Mile Road


Children’s Day Tauranga!
When: 7th March 2010
At: 11am – 2pm
Where: Tauranga Historic Village, 17th Avenue, Tauranga

Hamilton Farmers’ Market Children Day Celebration
When: 7th March 2010
At: 8am – 12pm
Where: 204 River Rd

Children’s Day at Capital E
When: 7th March 2010
At: 11am – 2pm
Where: Illot Green, Capital E

Wellington Central
Children’s Day Story Reading & Face Painting
When: 7th March 2010
At: 1.45pm – 3pm
Where: Wellington City Library, Victoria Street

28/02/2010 |
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