That was summer
Here's a snapshot (or 20) of what summer has meant to us. Thanks to those who sent through photos to include. Lovely! And what do we get within a matter of days into March? Hail and gale force storms (Canterbury), wild winds (Wairarapa)....welcome to autumn folks. Batten down the hatches.
We discover it's not as nerdy as it sounds. Fun, free viewing, plenty of action in the sky.
Where are you heading? Filter your region, town and check out our personal recommendations.
Free Things to do in Taupo A fabulous central point to base yourself for day trips in all directions, Taupo itself has plenty of free things to see and do, if you know where to look. After a recent road trip we're happy to report back on some top family friendly free things we'd recommend. Read more
Favourite DOC spot
Have you checked out Nugget Point in the Catlins? It's our DOC feature for the week: wildlife, views, stunning. Read more
5 Reasons to Celebrate Autumn
Don't start hibernating just yet, wrap up and get exploring. Enjoy the change of season.Read more
11 of the best
We look back at the best things in February that made us smile, think and spark inspiration.
We get inspired by an organic cafe courtyard that typifies 'make-do genuis' with industrial chic and sensible shoes. Read more
Rediscovering screen free play
Hitting headlines and making a few of our own....keep updated with progress on our campaign. Read more
Oh the games we played
Some of us will fondly recall a childhood, not so long ago, where games were games with rules that were invented along the way, where knees were undoubtedly going to be skinned, and 'being bored' just wasn't an option.
Sets had to be constructed, models glued, scenarios invented..... Read more
We rediscover tasty ways to make the most of chilli season and give this salsa a peppery radish twist.
Rediscover a timeless favourite for all ages. A great school holiday activity - easy to make, bake and paint for little hands. Read more
You'll need to be patient as it takes time, but growing onions is one of the easiest backyard veges to grow. Read more
Rhubarb Crumble takes the cake
Like Marmite, love it or hate it - we rediscover why rhubarb's making a come-back.
100 Reasons to go offline
Swap screen-time for fun stuff. We've compiled a hundred excuses!
We chat about heaps of play ideas that don't involve batteries or chargers, and can fit in your pocket!
Find things to do: for free, on rainy days, for an adventure, child friendly, or just the thrill of it. NZ is one big Kiwi playground so, go play!
Our recommended top spots, road trips, and reviews of selected commercial experiences. Podcasts available too.
Rediscover things to do in your own backyard, literally! Get inspired, chill out, find your creative streak or encourage some family DIY. We rediscover first hand.
We bring you thousands of things to do in New Zealand.
PlanMyPlay and Rediscover is about a lifestyle away from the television. We bring you more than 2000 things to do and places to see in NZ, plus numerous ideas to keep you entertained and occupied at home.
There is nothing new here. We haven't discovered a single thing. But we do rediscover the hidden and forgotten past-times, hobbies and activities taken for granted by previous generations. If you suspect there is more to life than TV, hang out with us. Read more