Big Beach Sports™ 2 heats up school holidays with sun, surf and some friendly competition!

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Big Beach Sports™ Wii game, competitions for kids school holidays
Big Beach Sports™ Wii game, competitions for kids school holidays
Big Beach Sports™ Wii game, competitions for kids school holidays
Big Beach Sports™ Wii game, competitions for kids school holidays

From the very successful Big Beach Sports™ comes the much anticipated sequel to stir up the competition on the island of Moa Loa. Big Beach Sports 2 is set to raise the temperature with this year’s summer sports that are sure to encourage the family-friendly rivalry!

Big Beach Sports™ Wii game, competitions for kids school holidays


With a patriotic slant towards the green and gold, some of the eight available sports even include surfing, rugby and cricket. For the more adventurous, there is also water luge, water rocket and the thrilling dune buggy racing. Players can of course compete solo or take on their family and friends with up to four players at one time.



Players can work their way up the leader board to secure themselves bragging rights and when all is said and done, show off their trophies in their very own customised hall of fame hut. Players can even customise their own character or choose from some of the locals including Mahina the Polynesian princess or Chris the surfer!


Available on Wii, Big Beach Sports 2embraces the ‘pick up and play’ usability and utilises many of the peripheral Nintendo accessories including the Wii Nunchuck™, Wii Balance Board™ and Wii Motion Plus™. Players can enjoy summer all year round and have a blast challenging their friends and family in the much loved sequel to the successful franchise, Big Beach Sports.


Release Date: 24 June 2010

Bindi Irwin’s very own game show:Bindi's Bootcamp

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Bindi Irwin’s very own game show

Australia’s favourite wildlife conservationist, Bindi Irwin, is the host of Bindi’s Bootcamp, an action-packed, adrenalin-pumping game show. Set at Bindi’s home, Australia Zoo, 132 teams of two bootcampers have their knowledge, inner strength and stamina tested as they compete in wildlife based challenges with the aim of making it into the Grand Final and named ‘Bindi’s Wildlife Warriors’.

Join the OurKidz Competitions, to win a copy of Bindi's Bootcamp DVD.

It’s ‘game on’ during each episode as three teams of two (identified by colours – blue, red and yellow) experience up close encounters with wildlife and go head-to-head in three messy and exhilarating wildlife challenges: Zoom Through The Zoo, Gross Island and The Dangerous Dash.

The teams with the nine highest scores across the series reassemble for the semi-finals with the top three teams moving onto the Grand Final. The winners of the Grand Final take home the ultimate title of ‘Bindi’s Wildlife Warriors’ as well as a wildlife experience with Bindi and her family.

* Bindi's Bootcamp * Release Date: 10th October, 2012 * Discs: 3 * Running Time: Approx 572 mins * RRP: $19.95 *

Available at all major retailers.

Book release in June: Fatal Females by Libby-Jane Charleston

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Read these true stories and delve into the dark and disturbing lives of Australia’s most fatal females


Hardie Grant Books: RRP $24.95

Publication date: June 2013


Women being different from men in their mentality, thought processes, intuition, emotional reactions and in their whole approach to life and death, when they murder, do the deed in a way that a man often would not contemplate. Their crime does not bear the mark of Cain, it is stamped with that characteristic subtlety and horror that has distinguished the rare evil women of all times.’ - Judge Gerald Sparrow, author and barrister


Women are supposed to be tender and loving – not cold-hearted killers, knife-wielding vampires or gun-toting hijackers. Yet throughout history, there’s been no shortage of less than law-abiding ladies. Journalist Libby-Jane Charleston takes the reader on a chilling journey through a gallery of women who have smashed our perceptions of the stereotypical feminine persona, from meek Russian librarian Lucy Dudko, who commandeered a helicopter to break her boyfriend out of prison; to suburban sex goddess Michelle Burgess, who hired a hit man to take out her lover’s wife; Katherine Knight, who killed, skinned and cooked her husband to serve to his children; and Keli Lane, possibly the most intriguing case of the last few years.


About the author: 

Libby-Jane Charleston is a Sydney writer and journalist who, as a teenager, began her career as one of Australia’s youngest newspaper columnists. She has been a radio reporter and presenter, and appeared on channels Ten, Nine, Seven, SBS and ABC as a finance news anchor, current affairs reporter and general news reporter. She was a household name in Hong Kong, where she was a TV newsreader, a Beijing correspondent and a journalist with the South China Morning Post.. Even after motherhood forced her to downshift to a career as a freelance journalist, gossip relating to major crime stories has continued to fall in her lap thanks to friendships with colleagues still in the thick of ‘the game’. She’s also the author of Light Sweet Crude, I Will Love You Until and The Mommy Mafia.

Book release: DINNER WITH THE FISHWIFE - Rachel McGlashan

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Creative ways to use fish everyday!

Rachel McGlashan is an innovative cook. The wife of the well know fishing journalist, Al McGlashan, her kitchen is constantly bombarded with enough fish to sink a ship!


But not one to let good food go to waste, Rachel has created Dinner with the Fishwife, a selection of original fish-based recipes that will help you prepare a sumptuous menu of fish any time, demonstrating just how easily you can incorporate seafood into your meals.


Including tips on how to store and prepare fish, this book is the ultimate for seafood lovers and enthusiasts.


Published by New Holland Publishers; RRP: $45.00

Book release: ESSENTIALLY THAI: Spirit House by Helen Brierty and Annette Fear

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Delicious new recipes from The Spirit House

Essentially Thai Recipe Cookbook from Spirit House restaurant

The internationally renowned restaurant Spirit House brings us their new delectable cook book, Essentially Thai.


From fresh Thai salads, amazing stir-fries, divine noodles and delicious curries, Essentially Thai covers everything from traditional Thai dishes through to original recipes that introduce an Asian twist to European classics.


Even turning the traditional crème caramel into the tantalizing ginger coconut caramel custard, beautifully photographed hardcover book is filled with innovative delights.


Published by New Holland Publishers; RRP: $45.00


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