$5 FLAT RATE SHIPPING NZ WIDE

0

Your Cart is Empty

February 15, 2016 1 min read

Is my Child Old Enough to Stop Using a Booster Seat?

In New Zealand it is recommended that children stay in a booster until they are at least 148cm tall, to help you decide if your child is ready to ride without a booster seat you may like to perform the 5-step test.

If you answer 'no' to any of these questions then it is best to keep your child in their booster until they pass the test!

When you're not out driving, get your child to sit in the back passenger seat of your vehicle, restrain them using the seat belt and go through the following questions.

The 5-step test:
  • Do they sit all the way back against the car seat?
  • Do their knees bend comfortably at the edge of the car seat?
  • Does the safety belt cross the shoulder between the neck and arm?
  • Is the lap belt as low as possible, touching the thighs?
  • Can they stay seated like this for the whole trip?
The Law

Children must be restrained in a car seat that is appropriate for their size until they are 7 years old. From 7 to 8 years old they must use an appropriate child restraint if there is one available in the car. As the driver you are responsible for ensuring children are correctly restrained in your car.



Also in Blog

10 Things to do in Auckland with your Toddler-Global Baby
10 Things to do in Auckland with your Toddler

July 26, 2023 4 min read

As parents of toddlers and pre-schoolers, one thing we've found is that lots of places are baby friendly, cafes don't mind your quiet baby in their pram, but an unruley toddler is a different thing! Toddlers are keen to get out and explore the world, and this is a pretty cool city that we live in, here are some places that we like to go to with our little ones.
Read More
8 THOUGHTFUL GIFTS FOR MOTHERS Global Baby
8 Thoughtful Gifts for Mothers

May 02, 2023 3 min read

There are so many reasons to spoil your partner this year, including birthdays, Valentine’s Day and anniversaries. It’s important to make these extra special for new mums or mums-to-be. So why not take the time to browse some thoughtful gifts for your partner this year? Click here to learn more!
Read More
Baby Shower Gift Ideas-Global Baby
Baby Shower Gift Ideas

May 01, 2023 4 min read

Lately we've been spending our weekends selling, and gift-wrapping baby shower gifts. We've put together a list of gift ideas for you to make present buying a bit easier. We've tried to include a mix of popular gifts, thoughtful gifts, useful gifts, gender neutral baby gifts, and gifts under $25.
Read More