Ever wondered where you could go to find just about everything
you could possibly need to raise a child from newborn to
ready-for-school? Well, wonder no more - the ASG Parent and
Child Show is on its way to Auckland...
Diarise these dates now - Friday 29 to Sunday 31
October - and prepare yourself, your partner, your offspring,
and anyone else you need to bring along for the biggest, most
extensive parenting exhibition New Zealand has to offer.
From daycare to hardware, nappies to nipple cream - it's
all here. More than 200 companies will be exhibiting the very
latest education, nutrition, clothing and nursery products, all
under the one roof.
Looking for the latest in maternity and infant fashion? We've
got a mix of big retailers like Pumpkin Patch and Kiwi Baby, as
well as some funky new boutique stores including Naked Baby and
Pregoli. You might even freshen up your lingerie shelf with Cake
Lingerie from Belly Beyond.
Want to stock up on health products? You'll want to visit
ecostore, Mother and Child, Allergy Pathway, Only Organic, Mrs
May's and Sweet Smart. Dress your baby from head to toe in
eco-friendly wear including Comfy Bebe cloth nappies, a sling from
Natures Sway, or an amber teething necklace from Baa Baa Beads.
Taking your toddler overseas? Check out Ride On Carry On, which
attaches to your suitcase and transports your toddler safely to the
All the big names you already know and a myriad of new ones you
need to find out about will be there, including Gaia Skin Naturals,
3 Bears, Baby 4 You, Baby Bug, Bio-Oil, Onesie Bummsie, Pumpkin
Patch, Little Bots, Kidney Kids, Baby First, Philips AVENT,
Huggies, Persil, Plunket, Tommee Tippee, Treasures, Builda and
But there's more than just great new and established brands all
in one place at one time, there's also the opportunity to try
products out, test them, and ask searching questions of the people
who make them before you even have to think about buying them. And
there are dozens of show-only specials to make your dollars go
The show itself is designed with you in mind, including
extra-wide aisles to accommodate multiple baby buggies heading in
both directions and the BabyLove Parents' Room, which features
comfy couches, change tables, a microwave for heating bottles and
food, and an endless supply of complimentary nappies from
In between shopping, take time to attend the free parenting
seminars in the Tommee Tippee Seminar Theatre on diverse topics
including nutrition, sleep tips and nappies. And you won't
want to miss Kathy Fray, author of the popular parenting book, OH
BABY and newly released OH GROW UP. Kathy will host sessions with
helpful and down-to-earth advice for expectant parents, parents
facing newborn issues, and to parents trying to tame their
And to keep you and the littlies entertained, there will be
singing and dancing shows throughout the day. Plus for the first
time ever at the Auckland ASG Parent and Child Show, the WotWots
performing live twice daily.
Remember too that the Australian Scholarship Group (ASG) will be
hosting a competition at the show to give away a $12,000
sponsorship package. You could also win a family trip to WhiteWater
World in Brisbane, courtesy of Gold Coast Tourism.
The ASG Parent and Child Show Auckland - there is nowhere
better to find everything you need to raise your baby, all in one