Shortland Street star Jayden Daniels hits the road

When it comes time for the weekend, Shortland Street star Jayden Daniels is all about balancing work and play. Whether it’s a mobile office, emergency change table or fish and chip warmer, Jayden shares his top tips for getting the most out of the Holden Equinox in an action-packed Saturday with his partner Gigi and young son Kaewa.


Leaving the hustle and bustle of the city is a must on weekends, and it’s made even better with the sunroof open, kids’ tunes pumping on the stereo and autonomous emergency braking* for peace of mind.


Whether you use them to warm your own bod, or keep your fish ‘n chips hot on the drive home – heated seats are a winner!


You can never be too prepared when you’re on the road with kids – we make sure we have plenty of toys for the strategically placed hooks in the Equinox, giving Kaewa portable playtime while we travel. Apple CarPlay** is a great way to keep kids entertained without risking the embarrassment of being busted belting out Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.


When a nappy SOS situation strikes, a super-roomy boot acts like a portable change table, even with buggy and baby bag.


My wife Gigi jokes that the Equinox is my mobile office – but it really is! Backseat USB ports are a revelation – park at the beach, plug in the laptop and you’re working on the go.

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*Not available on LS model.

**Requires compatible device. Data rate plans may apply. Apple Carplay® is a registered trade mark of Apple Inc.

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