A woman stepped in to help an "exhausted" father who was dealing with flight cancellations and a young baby.
We had a chat with Auckland Airport Security about what's allowed and what's not.
"Your life will be full of adventures and I'll be right there holding your hand."
Irritable kids can make for car-journey hell but planning ahead can avoid unnecessary dramas.
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