Drew Thompson

Drew operates a successful hobby farm for pampered cattle in rural South Auckland. He once dabbled in education, where he discovered any book was a good book. As with most ex-teachers he realised he was better off spending his time and patience on his own awesome children.

Watched book  - NZ Dads

Computer hacker torturer. If you’ve seen Saw and hopefully missed all the subsequent movies under the same name, you can start to get the idea of this one. Rather than a torture chamber, the villain in this one uses the worst and most scariest thing ever…the internet! Shock and horror! Admittedly I did struggle a […] Read More


Odd that former Blues player Benji Marshall would write a book on playing rugby league. Oh, wait…no, that’s the sport he is actually good at, not Rugby…as we ALL found out having to watch the disaster that was his season at the Blues. Not too mention all the credibility the great Sir John Kirwan lost […] Read More


For me as a rugby dad, every football match is crazy. I find myself constantly yelling at the screen – ‘why isn’t anyone scoring any goals!’ Or ‘just pick the ball up!’ or ‘Hollywood!’. The book is conveniently covered in plastic and even the front cover boasts ‘the waterproof bathroom edition’. Really? Wow, that’s not […] Read More

Raffertys-Baby-Food | NZ Dads

The opening line from the official press release states ‘every mother knows there’s nothing better than natural food prepared in your own kitchen…’ Although I totally agree with the sentiment, as a Dad, I base the value of food on how crazy my boy goes over it. Some things like toast crust, avocado and mandarin […] Read More

The Caming Cookbook NZ Dads

Cookbooks sell like hot cakes. This one has a pancake recipe, and other types of cakes too. In fact, it’s got pretty much everything I thought you could never cook whilst camping. My family love camping. They love the meals that I cook when we are away. The meals usually consist of me going to […] Read More