Lifestyle

Competition winners Steve and Lyn Jones were over the moon to be drawn as the winners of our recent MCD giveaway, winning themselves a week-long beachfront holiday in the Coromandel in a VW Grand California. Anna King Shahab caught up with the lucky couple to find out how it went.
Flora Maas and Bjorn Sohl’s four children do not have to catch the bus to school; they are already there. Jill Malcolm talks to an extraordinary couple who have taken to the road permanently to educate and better interact with their young family.
Food writer Sophie Merkens spent much of last year travelling the length and breadth of the country by campervan, interviewing Kiwi women with a connection to food – those who grow, gather, forage, and create from the land. The result is her new book, Grow.
Danielle Street’s childhood was filled with happy memories of travelling with her grandparents in an old Bedford; She tells Catherine Milford she’s on the road to providing the same experience for her own daughters.
Heading off on holiday with young kids in tow can be challenging, to put it mildly. I Spy is unlikely to do the trick for the whole journey, while iPads and iPhones lead to too much screen time and car sickness. Catherine Milford investigates a game that can keep the whole family entertained as you drive this Easter holiday.