Thursday, December 16, 2010

Hibiscus Coast Athletics Club

Alex and Jeremy enjoy many different sports. Listen to this podcast to find out about the fabulous Hibiscus Coast Athletics Club; a place where you will be challenged and supported as you learn new skills and compete with friends.

Blue Skies Skydiving

Are you ready to have some fun? Ready to feel the exhileration of jumping from a plane? Book a tandem jump or training session with Blue Skies Skydiving. Abby and Poppy have been finding out more about this local business.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Bennett's of Mangawhai

Poppy and Ari have chosen to tell us about a wonderful chocolate shop and cafe in the little town of Mangawhai. Your mouth will be watering by the end of this podcast!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Wenderholm Regional Park

Not far from Orewa, Wenderholm Regional Park is an idyllic coastal park. It features a gentle, wide estuary, stunning beach, grassed play areas and historic Couldrey House. Kayzia and Shan-Lee have persevered to produce a podcast they are proud of and that will convince you to visit.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Kids Republic

Need somewhere to let off some energy? Kids will love Kids Republic. An indoor adventure playground with challenges and heaps of fun. Mums and Dads can relax and enjoy themselves at the cafe. Poppy held her birthday party there a couple of years ago and tells Karla all about it.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Saddle Island, Mahurangi

Across the mouth of the Mahurangi Harbour sits Saddle Island. This is a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of mainland life. No houses, shops or traffic; just gently lapping waters and the opportunity to explore or relax. Wendy-Joy and Maggie will give you some more details.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Tree Adventures

Get out into the fresh air and try something a bit different. Tree Adventures offers you the opportunity to test your head for heights in a safe environment surrounded by the clean, green New Zealand outdoors. Nathan took some friends there for his birthday party and Alex interviews him to find out more.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Whangaparaoa Plaza

There are plenty of options for shopping on the Hibiscus Coast. One of them is the Whangaparaoa Plaza. Pleasant indoor shopping, a food court, restaurant and cafes; what more could you ask for! Logan often shops there with his family and has some useful information for Dillan.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Motuora Island

Located just a short distance across the water from the beautiful Hibiscus Coast, Motuora Island is an unpopulated haven away from the bustle of daily life. Tim and his dad often fish nearby from their boat in hope of a tasty meal. Going ashore brings more surprises and adventure. Tim's friend Thomas is keen to find out more.

Monday, September 6, 2010

Goat Island Marine Reserve

If you love nature and would like to explore somewhere unspoilt and full of life and colour, visit Goat Island Marine Reserve. It's located just north of the beautiful Hibiscus Coast but please don't bring your fishing gear!!! Michaela and Cailin visited the reserve on a school trip and have plenty to tell you.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Hoyts Movie Theatre Complex Whangaparaoa

There's nothing like a trip to the movies to catch the latest release. Flynn and Luke visited Hoyts recently to get some photos for their podcast. Hear what they have to say about this local attraction.

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Orewa Beach

Do you want to go for a walk or swim? Orewa Beach is the place to go. One of New Zealand's most iconic beaches is right in the heart of the spectacular Hibiscus Coast. Maddison & Luwis live nearby and think you'd be mad to miss out!

Whangaparaoa Tenpin Bowling

Looking for a fun night out with the family or something to do on a rainy day? Take them along to Whangaparaoa Tenpin Bowling. Abby and Elysha will tell you more about this enjoyable, family-fun attraction.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010


In this podcast from the Red Beach Podkids, Ashley and Poppy give us a snapshot of Snowplanet; the Hibiscus Coast's very own indoor ski slope. Fun on the snow is never cancelled due to the weather here!

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Whangaparaoa Library

Would you like to borrow a book or cd? Maybe you'd just like somewhere quiet to read or go on the internet. Cieran and Levi enjoy visiting the Whangaparaoa Library and would love to tell you more about it.

Sandspit Holiday Park

Are you looking for a relaxed "Kiwi style" holiday? Pierce has stayed at the Sandspit Holiday Park and would thoroughly recommend it. He and Reid will tell you more about the location and facilities.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Silverdale Rugby Club

Jeremy & Olly both play rugby at Silverdale Rugby Club. They are passionate about their game and their club. Find out more about where to play and how to join.

Action Raceway Silverdale

Looking for some speed and thrills? Ari and Billie will tell you about Action Raceway, where you can race go karts indoors or enjoy the fun and splashes of bumper boats outside.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Shakespear Regional Park

Karla and Poppy would like to tell you about Shakespear Regional Park. Located at the end of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula, it is a large open park with hills, beaches and facilities for the family.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Waiwera Hot Pools

Waiwera Thermal Resort is the place to visit, whether you're looking for thrills or relaxation. Alex and Nathan have both been there and have lots to tell you.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Lagoon Bay, Mahurangi

Lagoon Bay is a lovely spot located near the mouth of the Mahurangi Harbour just north of the beautiful Hibiscus Coast. Maggie and Wendy will tell you more about it.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Red Beach Podkids Jingle

We are busy writing our first podcasts about places to visit on the beautiful Hibiscus Coast in New Zealand. Meanwhile, listen to our brand new jingle written and performed by Billie Hart with backing vocals by Room 17.