General school holiday programmes

General School Holiday Programmes

Have a look at these school holiday programmes that offer a different variety of activities for kids and teens each day in Auckland, New Zealand.

Featured General School Holiday Programmes

Conscious Kids holiday programmes

Auckland locations include: Long Bay Regional Park, Western Springs Park, Churchill Park, Little Shoal Bay Reserve and Blockhouse Bay
April school holidays 2022

An antidote for technology, kids get the opportunity to have unstructured play in the bush and a lot of fun. A break from instruction that allows children to play as they like, for as long as they like, within a framework of respect for those around them and the environment.

They can get muddy, climb a tree, splash in puddles, build huts, relax in hammocks and just have fun playing outdoors!  Daily sessions run from 9am to 3pm for children aged 5 to 12 years old. Find out more and book online.

BNK AI Education School holiday programmes

2 Upland Road, Remuera, Auckland
Runs in the Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer school holidays: Half and full day options

School holiday programmes at BNK AI are structured to deliver a mix of engaging activities that stimulate both the left and right side of your child’s brain.  On the Flexi Day holiday programme kids choose two Academic Options (English, Literacy, Maths, Chinese or Science);  one Expressive Option (Art, Chinese, Chess, Scratch, Robotics or Python) and kids enjoy a Physical Activity.   The 5 day Genius Week programme focuses on the subject of you and your child’s choice, rounded out with a physical activity option at the end of each day. 

Get Real Social and Environmental Awareness for Kids holiday programme

Selwyn Community Education, 203 Kohimarama, Kohimarama, Auckland
2022 dates yet to be advised.
Enrol for 1 day or the whole week.

Beat boredom this school holidays while doing something meaningful in this programme to inspire and engage kids 8 – 12 years. Get Real provides fun ways for kids to understand relevant social topics and enjoy making positive changes in the world and in the lives of others.  Each day focuses on a different topic and activity: Crafting; Drama; Art; Growing and Cooking.

Book  online or by phone 521 9623 or  email  Places are limited as most sessions have a limit of only 15 kids so book early. 

Bruce Pulman Park holiday programmes

Bruce Pulman Park, Pulman Arema, 90 Walters Road, Takanini, South Auckland, New Zealand
Runs during the Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn school holidays.

Each school holiday break Bruce Pulman Park delivers comprehensive, full day school holiday programmes for 5 to 13 year olds.  They have an experienced team of instructors to lead the programmes and ensure a fun and safe learning environment. The school holiday programmes offer a variety of exciting activities in a fun, safe environment that mixes physical activity and mental challenges.

Auckland Council school holiday programmes

Auckland venues: Birkenhead, Clendon, East Coast Bays, Henderson, Howick Mangere, Manurewa, Otara, Papatoetoe, Pakuranga and Stanmore Bay
Runs in the Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer school holidays

Jump into the school holidays! Give the kids a fun, safe and exciting break by enrolling them in Auckland Council’s inexpensive and safe holiday programmes. 

The programme runs from 8am to 5pm each day. At some centres there is complimentary before and/or after programme care is offered. Perfect for kids 5 to 13-year-olds there’s something for everyone, from super sports days to creating a sea monster!

The Re-Creators holiday workshops

Various Auckland locations
Runs in the Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer school holidays

The ReCreators is a social enterprise that runs a variety of fun craft and woodwork classes for children over the school holidays. The classes are lead by a diverse and talented collective of upcycling artists who offer a variety of workshops that promote creativity, mindful making and sustainability. Kids will reuse a variety of materials including: wood, cardboard, plastics, tin as well as natural fibers and materials.  

General School Holiday Programmes

Central Auckland

St Margaret's Church Holiday Programme

St Margaret’s Church Hillsborough, 102 Hillsborough Road, Hillsborough, Auckland
Runs in the second week of the winter and spring school holidays for children aged 5 to 11 years

A safe and fun environment where children are cared for by a team of committed and trained leaders. Bible stories, games, crafts and other fun activities.

Visit for more info and to register.

Richmond Road holiday programme

Richmond Road School, 113 Richmond Road, Ponsonby

Home from home programme with a multicultural passion. Variety of activities including: cooking class, fabulous art, music & dance, cinema visits, bowling & or other outings. There is also an outdoor area for ‘bring your own wheels’ every day and to play sport in Richmond Road School grounds. Outside tutors for Capoeira, hip hop and DJ’ing are brought in too. Suitable for kids aged 5 to 13 years.

Kohi Kids holiday programme

Barfoot & Thompson Stadium, Cnr Kepa and Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand

The school holiday programme at the Barfoot & Thompson Stadium is jam packed full of fun activities and trips around Auckland for all ages between 5-14 years old. There is a minimum of 2 staff members on site with ratios of 1:10 at the Stadium and 1:6 on excursions.

Mt Albert Presbyterian Church school holiday programme

Mt Albert Presbyterian Church Halls, 14 Mt Albert Road, Mount Albert, Auckland

School holiday programme for primary school children aged 5 to 11 years old. Morning and afternoon teas are provided by children are required to bring their own lunch.

Selwyn Community Education Holiday Courses

Selwyn College, 203 Kohimarama Road, Kohimarama, Auckland
Runs in the Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer school holidays

Choose from 1 day, 2 day, 3 day or week long school holiday courses and workshops for your children and teenagers. There is a wide range of courses offered each school holiday to suit a variety of interests.  Places are limited on most courses so enrolment is essential.

North Auckland

Polysports Northcote Free Holiday Programme

Auckland venues include: Northcote and Birkdale on Auckland’s North Shore
Harbour Sport Sportspasifik

Polysports is a FREE sport and recreation holiday programme for Pacific Island children ages 6-12 years. Polysports includes fun games and activities with ‘healthy eating’ nutritional messages as well as offsite trips to places like Jump and ice skating.

Cost: FREE for Pacific children aged 6 to 12 years old.

South Auckland

Mangere East Community Centre OSCAR holiday programme

372 Massey Road, Mangere East, South Auckland
Runs in the January and December school holidays

Holiday programmes utilise lots of handy facilities offered locally in Mangere East as well as excursions, heading to new & exciting activity centres such as Bounce’n’Beyond, Otara Fresh Gallery, Outdoor Pools, Skateland, Rock Climbing, Beaches, Mangere Arts Centre & many more places for the children to enjoy.

West Auckland

Glen Eden Community House School Holiday Programme

Glen Eden Community House, 13 Pisces Road, Glen Eden, West Auckland, New Zealand

School holiday programme with Arts and Crafts, Sports, Indoor Games, free play and more activities for children aged 5 to 12 years. 

Titirangi Community House School Holiday Programme

Titirangi Community House, Titirangi, West Auckland

School holiday programme for children aged 5 to 13 years with a range of activities, outings, arts and crafts, games and sports that is age appropriate, healthy and fun. The programme aims to be affordable and accessible for families in the community. 

East Auckland

Glendowie Oscars Holiday Programme

Glendowie School Hall, 217 Riddell Road, Glendowie, Auckland 
Runs in all school holidays

Awesome holiday programme every school holidays for children aged 5 years to 13 years.  Good selection of activities to keep children amused and entertained over the holidays.