WELLINGTON Exhibitor List 2017
Thank You to all that attended this years expo!
Accuro Health Insurance
New Zealand has an excellent public health system but it does not have unlimited resources. Many common child health complaints, such as repeated earache, may not be considered urgent enough to be seen by a publicly funded specialist within four months.
You might want to think about the benefits of having KidSmart health insurance, so if your little bundle of joy becomes ill, you can help them get the treatment they need when they need it.
Active Mums is a nationwide fitness provider. Providing safe and rewarding antenatal and postnatal exercise for both Mum and Baby. “It is simply the best exercise for Mums – it’s fun, and you’ll feel great!”
All Natural Mums
Gorgeous 100% natural No Nasties – natural kids play makeup, face paint, hair chalk! First of it’s kind, Kid Licks organic edible (yes you read that right – edible) kids nail polish! 100% natural products that are safe for your precious ones. We do not use any ingredients that have been tested on our animal friends. Fun, age appropriate goodies that have been created for your little ones to enjoy and treasure xContact:
Anmum – Proudly taking care of our little New Zealanders
Our mission is a simple one – to help set your little one up to reach their amazing potential.
Every parent is different. We know this because we’re parents too. As parents, the safety of our children is our most important criteria.
Anmum is the paediatric brand of Fonterra. It has been developed by Fonterra’s paediatric nutrition experts specifically for your child during the crucial stages of early development. It contains a unique bundle of ingredients for optimised nutrition and inner support.
With no added sugars Anmum PediaPro3 is designed to support your toddler, who’s in an exciting stage of hands-on learning. They need quality nutrition to help learn, grow and explore during this incredible new chapter in their life.
Toddler Milks are made for toddlers (12 – 36 months). What they can do is supplement a toddler’s healthy eating plan with essential nutrients to support the growth and development of your child in situations where they may have additional nutrient requirements.
Phone: 0800 266 865
Botanically-based, Vegan and Gluten-Free products with NO CHEMICAL NASTIES!
These Pure, Safe and Beneficial products will leave yours and baby’s skin soft and nourished. Arbonne offers a range of skin care, hair care, cosmetics and nutrition for every age.
Formulated with NO Parabens, Pthalates, SLS, SLES, Talc, Triclosan, Mineral Oil, Synthetic Dyes, Artificial Flavours or Sweeteners, Chemical Dyes or Fragrances or formaldehyde to name a few.
Phone: 021 1123820
Au Pair Link
Since 2006 we’ve been flying loving au pairs from all corners of the globe to join busy Kiwi host families in New Zealand, providing quality in-home care and education for their little ones. Today we have hundreds of families enrolled in our early learning programmes and nearly forty staff working in Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Wellington, Taranaki, Christchurch and Otago. Our nationwide presence means our customers benefit from a personal, safe and reliable service throughout New Zealand.
Contact our friendly team below
Babu offers a great selection of organic and natural products including a wide range of merino. Clothing, towels, wraps, merino blankets, sleeping bags and their well-loved sheets. Come early to grab a bargain on samples and show only product! Everything at Babu’s usual incredible Expo prices. www.babu.co.nz
Baby Sensory New Zealand & Australia
Award winning Baby Sensory classes provide hundreds of sensory development activities that are great fun for parents and babies to share in the vital first year. Baby Sensory consists of over 40 themed lesson plans, so every week you will share new sensory experiences with your baby including fibre optic light shows, bubbles, bells, musical fun, baby signing, puppet shows, amazing light balls and so much more.
Our Baby Sensory programme has been designed specifically for babies from birth based on current research into babies’ development.
BabyLove provides a range of high quality Nappies and Wipes to suit your child at every stage. Watching your child grow is an important and joyful time for any parents. At BabyLove, we strive to continuously develop innovative baby products that help you and your baby on this exciting journey.
Compression garments that the yummy mummies from Hollywood rave about.
Upsie Belly gives support for your growing baby belly.
Belly Bandit was created especially for the post-pregnant belly, to get your pre-preggie shape back.
Check out our full range of products designed for pregnancy and after birth.
Phone: 0800 333 006
BestStart is NZ’s leader in quality childcare, early childhood education, baby care, preschool, Montessori, and kindergarten services. We have over 260 centres operating under different brands throughout the wider Wellington region including Early Years, EduKids, TopKids, First Steps, Community Kindy, Montessori, and ABC. Each centre is totally unique and as diverse as the community it serves.
Your child will be nurtured and cared for in a warm, friendly and positive environment. Our wonderful teachers del iver the New Zealand early childhood curriculum Te Whariki, andare committed to building strong relationships with each child and their family.
Brolly Sheets – The Toilet Training Experts
Brolly Sheets has big solutions to wee problems with fabulous products to take the hassle out of wet beds or helping with the transition between nappies and undies.
We are the toilet training experts and have help and advice to get you on the road to nappy freedom.
Childspace Early Learning Centres
Childspace has four childcare centres in Wellington, catering for children from four months to five years of age. Our childcare centres are villas and houses located throughout Wellington that have been converted to accommodate groups of children. This ensures a cosy and nurturing environment for children who spend time outside of their own homes.
All our childcare centres are unique, and run under their own teaching philosophies. Each day is facilitated by the teaching teams who create quality programmes that are safe, stimulating, fun and nurturing environments for children of all ages. Our teams are passionate about the potential of each child.
Phone: 04 461 7076
Cosmic Clover Wellbeing
Healthy babies are happy babies
Does your baby or child suffer from Thrush, Colic, Worm infestation, Colds and Flu, Allergies, Eczema, Impetigo, Staph and Strep Infections, Ringworm, Cradle Cap, Constipation, ADHD, ADD or any other health issues?
We would love to help you correct these. Our children are our treasure, and we would love the best for your child, just as much as you do. And just as important, for the parents to be healthy too… If you have any health concerns in the family, contact us if you would like to revert back to optimal health.
Gut Health Tests available for $20 (Candida, Aspartame, Fungi, Worms, Flukes, Absorption), and Toxins Test for $20. Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Leaky Gut? Hormone and Thyroid Imbalances? Blood Sugar Imbalances? PCOS? Endometriosis? Hashimoto’s or Grave’s? Treatments are available for these conditions, no need to put up with it.
Phone: 021 153 5055
doTERRA Wellness Advocate
Come see Missy Garcia, a Holistically trained Registered Nurse, and learn more about how essential oils can lead to an empowered way of caring for your family’s health.
Phone: 021 0731521
Dream Au Pair
Make Family Life easier with a Dream Au Pair
Wouldn’t it be great to have someone care for your children, helping them grow and develop in their own home environment, the way we did when we were kids?
You don’t need a huge house and it costs less than you think; as little as $257 per week. Dream Au Pair offers educational support and access to 20 Hours ECE and WINZ subsidies.
Dream Au Pair offers you a FREE date night every week!
We will help you find wonderful Au Pairs from when your children are babies until they are teenagers.
Phone: 0800 003 914
All the ingredients in our plant and mineral based baby care range are carefully selected to be gentler and safer for your little one. The range has been formulated to complement the oils and amino acids naturally found in baby’s skin, to provide nourishment and protection. The ecostore range has been developed to be safer for you, your family and the planet, without compromise.
Edwards & Co
This parenting gig is tough, no matter how many useful doohickeys you buy.
That’s why we put so much thought into designing buggies and car seats that make mobility simple, right from the start. We can’t promise you’ll love every minute, but we can promise you an easier ride.
So let’s go, kiddo. Check out the Edwards & Co
Phone: 0800 ED AND CO (0800 33 263 26)
Float Well is a beautiful float tank centre located in the James Smith building in Wellington CBD. A float tank is a large enclosed tub filled with a warm water and Epsom salt solution. This creates a buoyant environment, allowing you to explore the feeling of weightlessness, minimising any physical or mental stresses. Floating promotes benefits such as stress relief & relaxation, pain management, sports performance, muscle recovery, meditation, soothing pregnancy aches & pains, creativity & learning, magnesium absorption, and behaviour modification.
Future Thinking is an insurance advice business, working specifically with families to make sure they have their cover right.
At the Baby Expo, we will demonstrate the affordability and benefits of health insurance for children.
We are an insurance business with a difference – we choose to help everyday families make better sense of insurance and get what they need, just in case life doesn’t go as planned.
Hotmilk Nursing Lingerie
Designed by mothers, for mothers, Hotmilk has revolutionised the nursing lingerie market with its provocative and fashion forward styling. Hotmilk offers premium product at accessible prices and their philosophy is to celebrate and empower women via a fresh, creative approach. Their goal is to create an exquisitely sophisticated nursing lingerie brand – empowering, feminine, practical and SEXY!
Visit our stand for our buy 2 and get the 3rd FREE babyshow only special!
Plus meet the experts that will help you find the right size.
Infant and Child Cognition Lab at Victoria University of Wellington
The Infant and Child Cognition Lab is a research centre at Victoria University of Wellington. We invite parents and children between 3 months and 8 years of age to participate in our fun studies about how children think and learn! We are interested in how babies and children learn about others, communicate, and become part of the social world. We will be at the Baby Expo to tell families about our research!
Liam & Gabby, The Children’s Hair Studio
Liam & Gabby is a breath of fresh air in children’s haircuts.
Everyone’s entertained, with toys, books, blackboards and iPads, plus coffee and magazines for grown ups. There is a range of hair products and giftware available specifically selected with Liam & Gabby’s clients in mind.
It’s where kids can be kids, and parents feel welcome. Liam & Gabby, the children’s hair studio where loud is ok.
As the name suggests, we make and sell merino wraps and sleep sacks, size ranging from new born to 4 years. Also merino long sleeved Tees sizes 1-8years.
Medela breast pumps and breastfeeding essentials. From hospital to home Medela breastfeeding products incorporate over 30 years of evidence based research including breast pumps with 2-Phase Expression Technology for more milk in less time. Personal Fit breastshields ensure the ultimate in comfort and efficiency. Used in hospitals throughout New Zealand the Medela Symphony is also available for home rental. Come and have a chat to us about how to choose the right pump for whichever stage of your breastfeeding journey.
Mrs Smith Maternity
Mrs Smith Maternity is an online store that offers gorgeous clothing for pregnancy, breastfeeding & beyond. Our products are carefully designed and selected to be functional & comfortable as well as stylish. We offer styles that flatter you for pregnancy & breastfeeding so you can invest in items that last for more than a few months.
Mrs Smith Maternity products are manufactured using premium breathable fabrics to provide you & your baby superior comfort. We are also stockists of premium Australian Maternity Brands such as Ripe Maternity, Pea in a Pod & Eve of Eden.
Shop risk free with our easy returns policy & FREE DELIVERY ON ALL NZ ORDERS OVER $100!
Mud Mates sell a range of New Zealand made waterproof and water-resistant over-garments designed to keep babies, toddlers and young children clean, dry and warm (and save you washing)! Perfect for all sorts of messy play and outdoor adventures!
Our elasticated Fitted Tablecloths, launched in 2016, are ideal for protecting table tops and reducing clean up time, making them very popular with early childcare centres.
We look forward to meeting you at the Expo.
Munch is an eco-friendly New Zealand company that makes and markets products, by mums for mums, and offers ideas and recipes to feed the family.
Munch grew out of an Award Winning Baby and Family cookbook and now offers an extensive range of baby products from natural teething beads to safe food storage options. We believe that food should be contained in natural products and those products must be environmentally friendly. Munch products incorporate strong design elements and are useful, beautiful and green.
Munchkin develops clever, innovative baby products that excite and delight parents and children, including: Bottles, cups, feeding, potty, bath, travel and nursery products.
The company was founded in 1991 on the premise that it could anticipate and serve parents needs by developing uncomplicated baby products that make parenting – and life – easier and more enjoyable.
Munchkin’s mission is to rid the world of tired and mundane products by developing clever, innovative solutions that excite and delight families – making parenting safer, easier and more fun.
Mustela is the European leader in the baby care market and has been a partner of many maternity wards & burns units for over 20 years. For almost 60 years, Mustela has developed innovative dermo-cosmetic products that address the changes in the delicate skin of newborns, babies, children and mothers-to-be. All products are hypoallergenic, paraben & phthalate free and formulated to minimize the risk of allergic reaction. Developed in close partnership with health care professionals they ensure high skin tolerance and optimum safety.
Mustela offers four product lines: Mustela Bebe, Mustela Dermo-Pediatrics, Mustela Sun Protection and Mustela 9 Months. Stockists: Leading pharmacies, Baby City and Farmers stores nationwide.
Natures Sway makes high quality baby hammocks and ergonomic carriers designed to support your baby naturally. Their ethos revolves around supporting sustainable and chemical free options as much as possible, as well as pairing with other natural products and remedies that support your baby’s good health in the demanding modern environment. Established in 1993, Natures Sway is still proudly NZ made. They are showing a great collection of fabrics for the Pouch Pack range and will be there with perennial favourite the baby hammock. There will be ongoing demonstrations and some great show specials too!
Phone: 09 8382374
BREAST-FEEDING – BOTTLE-FEEDING – ORAL DEVELOPMENT – FOOD PREPARATION – HYGIENE – GROOMING
We work closely with medical professionals – and of course parents – to develop our products, which have been produced in Germany since 1956 and meet the highest quality standards.
With NUK you can be sure of doing the right thing for your child at every development phase.
Handmade capsule covers, Feeding scarves, and accessories.
Olison Baby Capsule Covers will provide baby with their own private and secure place, no matter where you are. Especially good to protect baby from the weather or over-enthusiastic admirers
Parents Centre work with parents to equip them with the best in knowledge and skills and support so that they can be best parents they can possibly be. We provide Childbirth Education (aka antenatal classes) and Parent Education classes. Our classes include First Aid and CPR, Water Play and Baby Sign. And of course we arrange the essential ‘Coffee Group’ for mums and babies to attend with other participants of a Pregnancy and Childbirth Course.
We learn to love through those that love us.
PORSE has 20 years of research and experience guide our in-home childcare programme, to provide your child with the best start in life. Research and experience have proven what we always believed – that nurturing connected, adult-baby relationships helps set up our most precious citizens for a lifetime of learning.
By using one of the PORSE in-home childcare options – PORSE Educator, Au Pair, Nanny or Nanny Share, you can offer your baby the best possible start with a carer who is flexible and responsive to your child’s needs. With a maximum of four children in a home environment at any one time, you are giving your child the greatest gift of all – time.
PORSE offers three different childcare options available for you and your child:
Nanny or Nanny Share.
For more information on how you can give your children the best start to life, please visit our website or call us
Queen Margaret Pre-School
Queen Margaret Pre-School is a purpose built inner city preschool that provides a high quality early childhood education for boys and girls aged three and four years old.
Our small and friendly Pre-School places great importance on developing close relationships between the child, teacher and the family. The Pre-School teaching philosophy reinforces play based inquiry learning where the teachers engage children in meaningful and purposeful programmes.
We implement a programme using two curriculum frameworks; Te Whāriki and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP).
Phone: 04 473 7160
Sleepytot NZ specialises in award winning products designed by parents and approved by experts, including the ever so popular Lulla Doll, Sleepytot, Baby Shusher, Swaddles, Sleepbags, Nightlights, and so much more.
Springfree Trampoline believes kids deserve safe backyard play so we’ve created the world’s safest trampoline. We know many parents worry about their kids on trampoline. Our design provides parents peace of mind while kids have fun.
Phone: 0800 586 772
Squoodles is an online store specialising in Educational Wooden Toys for kids.
Our baby section will have our unique handmade teething bibs, along with a great selection of genuine amber teething beads, teething toys and silicone teething jewellery for Mum to wear.
We look forward to showing you a great range of fun toys including musical instruments, entertaining puzzles, brain testing games and much more.
And we will also have our new Dress Up ranges with us including Paw Patrol, PJ Masks and all your favourite Super Heroes.
Swimspiration stocks the very best swim wear available for your baby and toddler.
The Happy Nappy is a multi award winning product, protecting babies all over the world and endorsed by industry specialists and parents alike.
From the award winning baby wetsuit range from Splash About, the 3mm thick neoprene BabyWrap is designed to provide core body coverage.
HAPPY NAPPY Swim suit
With an integrated Happy Nappy, this award winning girls costume is the ultimate in reusable nappies.
The Sage Apothecary
The Sage Apothecary’s natural, gentle & nutrient-dense skincare range “Sage Mama” is for pregnant mamas & the small people in our lives.
Produced in small batches, it’s naturally-handcrafted in NZ using artisan & traditional herbal methods, so it’s free from animal testing, parabens, PEGs, petrochemicals, sulphates, additives & fragrances. In using the Sage Mama range, your precious package won’t absorb chemicals or toxins & their already super delicate, sensitive skin structure won’t be damaged either.
SAGE MAMMAS KNOW BEST. NATURALLY
The Sleep Store
Fantastic range of products and brands relating to infant sleep, including Sleeping Bags, Swaddles, bedding, merino clothing, sleep trainer clocks, night lights and more. Great range of infant Carriers. Award winning customer service.
Stressed out with messy mealtimes? The award winning Tidy Tot Bib and Tray Kit is a weaning essential and completely eliminates the gap between baby and highchair to give you mealtimes without the mess! No more food in baby’s lap, the highchair seat or on your floor – genius!
From Splashing beginnings to swimming superstar!
Burst with pride as you watch your baby journey from the early days of enjoying the freedom and fun of the water to learning to swim independently.
We take babies from Birth (our youngest was just one day old!). You can trust us to take the very best care of your little one – our world class teachers are trained to tune in very carefully to the needs of both you and your baby, and experts as helping your little ones to progress at their own rate.
WaterWipes are the world’s purest baby wipe and contains only 99.9% purified water, 0.1% fruit extract and nothing else. Because they are free of any chemicals, they help avoid nappy rash and other skin conditions such as eczema.
They are extra soft, strong and absorbent and recommended by midwives worldwide as a safe, convenient alternative to using cotton wool and sterile water. With a clean, fresh non-greasy feel, they leave no residue or unwanted chemicals on the skin.
Wellington Playcentre Association
It takes a village to raise a child – at Playcentre you can find your village. We are a unique not-for-profit ECE organisation where families come to learn and play together.
Playcentre offers a supportive environment for all children from birth to school age. Our centres have high ratio of adults to children for all ages, fantastic play resources and focus on child-led activities. Parents and whanau have direct input to their Playcentre through planning, setting up activities and involvement alongside children as they play.
Playcentre also offers a free adult education programme. Courses include child development and communicating with children – skills and strategies useful for at home too!