DIY Dads

DIY advice, how tos, and tutorials for fathers. From gardening with kids to flying a kite, to building a child’s bed.


Mother's day, yes. It's right around the corner again. I know, I know. It only just happened last year. We all get so caught up in the ebb and flow of life that sometimes things get forgotten, but never fear, Hannah's here with three super fast and sure to please Mother's day gifts.   Say […] Read More

NZ Dads Sweets

Valentine’s Day is quite literally the sweetest holiday around. Since the 18th century this once religious day has been marked with chocolates, flowers and declarations of undying adoration. It’s a time to show those you care about just how much they mean, a time to be grateful and in my world a time to get […] Read More

playing in the garden NZ Dads

 I used to be a firm believer in forcing my sons to work out on the farm or in the garden. Just do some work outdoors, anything, I don’t care what, but just get outdoors and away from the damn computer games. Consequently they hate it. They very rarely follow me out on to the […] Read More

DIY Bird feeder

Tui bird New Zealand

With the weather finally starting to warm up again It’s time to coax our fine feathered friends into our backyards with a little bit of DIY. Homemade birdfeeders are affordable, quick and a fun activity that are a great way to start a conversation about New Zealand’s native birds, and keep the kids busy these […] Read More

Garden planter set up

Gardening is a great way to connect with children and is very therapeutic. It teaches them responsibility and about how things grow with the right nurturing and love – it sounds like parenting, right? Well it really does take a lot of the same aspects of parenting to grow a good solid garden. For kids […] Read More