The perfect recipe for great product
The charm of a Kiwi childhood is the outside, simplicity and freedom. Fresh air, open spaces, and strong communities are the special ingredients that New Zealand offers and the recipe is difficult to replicate elsewhere in the world. This country has been growing generations of strong, healthy Kiwi kids making it the ideal place to bring up children. Here are some top products that simply enhance the no fuss lifestyle New Zealand children enjoy;
During weekends and late afternoons you are sure to find a flurry of outdoor activity taking place in New Zealand no matter what the time of year. Kids can join in too which is why the running stroller is a popular item in many NZ family households and why some of the best strollers come from this part of the world. Phil and Teds (headquartered in Wellington) is our top pick: www.philandteds.com/nz/
Shoes are not a regular feature of a Kiwi upbringing, bare feet are the preference here. When shoes are required Kiwi kids have the benefit of Bobux shoes designed to support the feet whilst allowing them to grow: www.bobux.co.nz
Fresh Pure Milk
Milk is essential for growing strong, healthy kids and from the age of 1 Kiwi kids can drink Full Cream fresh dairy. Packed with calcium and protein for strong bones and muscles NZ dairy is as pure as the place it comes from. www.anchor.co.nz
Made for Baby Sunscreen
Containing nothing artificial this sunscreen is ideal for the youngest of Kiwi’s. Sun protection is a way of life in New Zealand and this sunscreens is one of the best for little ones: www.made4baby.co.nz
Safe Sippy Cup
An eco-friendly sippy cup that can be adapted to suit your childs preferences as they grow. It is also BPA, pvc, lead and phthalate free: www.mumiandbubi.co.nz
Merino wool sleeping bags
Snug in the winter, cool in the summer Merino Wool Grobags keep Kiwi kids at a good temperature all night long supporting a good night’s sleep. Zip your little one in making them feel secure and warm. Upgrade to a GroBag duvet set when your child outgrows the sleeping bag and is a great way to help them transition into a big bed: www.thesleepstore.co.nz
Only the tip of the iceberg
Don’t just stop with our product recommendations above, there are a plethora of great products available from New Zealand. Just make sure that when you a re looking to purchase them that it’s completed via a trusted re-seller or the brand itself. With so many great products coming from New Zealand there are always going to be businesses trying to capitalize on this and sell counterfeit products.
Quick Tip to Check for Authenticity
If you are ever unsure about a business which is purported to be in New Zealand and selling goods from here then simply do a quick check for their trading name on the companies office here: www.business.govt.nz/companies . If the product is being sold on a site like Alibaba then it’s a bit tougher so if in doubt try and find the source to purchase the product from.