Articles

What is XRACE?

  • NZHL
  • 19th of February 2018
  • Family
  • kids
  • XRACE

You may have seen us giving away free XRACE tickets or talking about XRACE on Facebook and thought to yourself, what on earth is XRACE? Sort of like The Amazing Race but for 250 teams at once, XRACE is a mystery adventure race made up of a parent and child. The duos race together side-by-side…

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Team NZHL Women Beyond Cancer…where it started. My Story.

  • Guest Contributor
  • 14th of February 2018
  • health
  • Women Beyond Cancer

It all started with an off hand conversation in the lobby of the Wanaka Event Centre. I was chatting with Adam Fairmaid (of GODZone team) who asked me if I had entered the 2018 race in Fiordland. I’d met Adam when I competed at Kaikora GODZone in 2014.  I gave him a million reasons why…

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The hidden costs of free education

  • Emily Doran
  • 17th of January 2018
  • Family
  • kids
  • school
hidden costs of free education NZHL

Most parents with school age children will already know this, but as a parent with my first child heading off to school, I’m discovering that my daughters ‘free’ education is actually going to cost me a bit of money. For those, like me, who are new to the school system, here are some hidden costs…

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Your summer reading sorted – Top 5 NZ Personal Finance Blogs

  • Emily Doran
  • 12th of January 2018
  • advice
  • personal finance blogs

Summer holidays is a great time to catch up on all the things one never gets to do during the rest of the year, like reading. Here are my top five picks for the best NZ personal finance blogs.   Sorted We love the Sorted blog. It’s run by the Commission for Financial Capability and…

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