Kids Watches Store News
Welcome to our news page. This is where you can read about changes and updates we are making in order to create a better kids online watch store.
|4th May 2017
The day we started this online store selling watches exclusively aimed at kids.
|2nd Oct 2017
|We have started introducing FREE express delivery shipping on some of our best selling watches.
|6th Oct 2017
|Watches shipped using our express delivery service now come in a lovely cardboard watch box, ready to give as a present.
|21st Oct 2017
|We have now added remaining stock levels to all our products. These are our ACTUAL stock remaining, not a made up number.
|23rd Nov 2017
|We have switched from NZ Post to Go Sweet Spot ( www.gosweetspot.co.nz ) for our courier service. This will ensure you get your watches quicker and with much better tracking information.
|28th Nov 2017
|We have introduced free shipping on all our watches, except to rural addresses, as unfortunely it costs a lot extra to courier to these locations. Rural deliver costs an extra $4.95
|10th Jan 2018
We have started stocking a range of branded watches in our store, including Timex and Cactus.
These are higher quality brand name watches with a longer warranty period of at least 1 year.
|15th Mar 2018
We have now added the top quality Lorus brand of kids watches to our store.
|22nd Mar 2018
|We now have a new funky orange K logo!
|4th May 2018
|For watches that do not come with orginal manufacturer packaging, we now use a nice round plastic container with a soft foam insert. These are cool looking containers that can be used over & over again for other uses.
|28th Mar 2018
|We had our first Facebook giveaway, where we gave away a Cactus digital watch. Over 400 people entered!
|8th Aug 2018
We have now added the top quality Casio brand of kids watches to our store.
|30th Oct 2018
We are now pleased to be helping to reduce single use plastic by using compostable courier bags for all our orders.
For more information on eco-Bags visit our couriers website, Go Sweet Spot.
|5th Dec 2018
We have now added the top quality Garmin Vivifit Jr 2 fitness tracking watches with colour screens to our store.
|1st Feb 2019
From today we are now proudly supporting the Fred Hollows Foundation NZ. We will donate $1 from every watch sale to help them continue their work in restoring sight.
Read more about the fantastic work they do here.
|2nd April 2019
Our range of quality watches from Xonix has been expanded with 3 new models being added this month.
|14th Aug 2019
We have ditched the bubble wrap packagaing we used and now use a 100% paper product to protect your watch when it gets delivered.
|17th Feb 2020
|We are currently expecting a delay in getting some watches in stock due to the coronavirus in China. Many of our watches come from China, but chinese workers have been unable to return to work this year after their New Year holidays. We still have a good range in stock and be sure to subscribe to our back in stock email or sms alert if you want to be notified as soon as a particular product is available again.
|20th May 2020
|After the Covid-19 crisis everything is back to normal and we are shipping watches again daily. There is a delay in getting some new stock due to international shipping backlogs.
|1st Aug 2020
|We are still experiencing delays in getting new stock from overseas, but please use our out of stock alert feature to let us know what you would like back in stock and to be automatically notified when it does arrive back in stock.
|25th Sept 2020
We have now sourced a range of kids watches with multiple alarms. We have 3 new styles in a range of colours with either 3 or 5 alarms.
|15th Nov 2020
|We have switched to using Courier Post for all our deliveries as they are able to deliver to PO Boxes and Rural addresses end to end. They provide a very efficient service with some deliveries arriving in 1 day!
|22nd Oct 2021
It's been a while since we posted an update here and lots has happend with Covid lockdowns and all. We are currently getting lots of stock in ready for the Christmas rush.
Some popular model watches we have been unable to restock due to global supply issues, but we are trying hard to have a good range to choose from still.
|16th Nov 2021
From today we have added PoliPay to our website which allows customers to pay for their order direct from their bank account without having to use a credit or debit card. This is 100% secure and does not cost you anything.
You can read more about the PoliPay service here
|12th April 2021
|We have started using recycled bubble wrap courier bags as our main packaging. These bags are made from 30% recycled plastic and are 100% recyclable via local soft-plastic recycling scheme.
|19th Aug 2022
|Due to increased courier charges from NZ Post, we have now implemented a $3.95 courier charge on all orders under $30. Orders over $30 will continue to be free delivery.