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What’s on in the April school holidays 2019

What's on in the April school holidays

April 2019 school holidays events

Things to do in the April school holidays together with your kids in Auckland, New Zealand

April school holidays events for kids in Auckland, New Zealand

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Sat13Apr9:30 amSun28(Apr 28)5:30 pmEditors PickShow us your moves! at Auckland Zoo9:30 am – 5:30 pm (28) Auckland Zoo, Motions Road, Western Springs, Auckland 1022Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 amSun28(Apr 28)4:00 pmEditors PickMOTAT’s Treasure Hunt April school holiday experience10:00 am – 4:00 pm (28) MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 am12:00 pmEditors PickFreshmans Dance Crew Dance-O-Mat10:00 am – 12:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue16Apr10:00 am11:00 amEditors PickLa Vie Dans Une Marionette – The life of a puppet10:00 am – 11:00 am Herald Theatre, Aotea Centre, 50 Mayoral Drive, AucklandType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Tue16Apr2:30 pm3:30 pmEditors PickSchool Holidays – Let’s go Fly a Kite2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Leys Institue Library, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri19Apr(Apr 19)11:00 amMon22(Apr 22)2:00 pmEditors PickAmazing Maze ‘N Maize Giant Easter Eggstravaganza11:00 am – 2:00 pm (22) Amazing Maze’n Maize, 833 Kingseat Road, Karaka, AucklandWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat20Apr1:00 pm7:40 pmEditors PickKids Music in Parks followed by Movies in Parks: Peter Rabbit1:00 pm – 7:40 pm Henderson Park, Wilscher Crescent, Henderson, AucklandType:Free,Movies,Music,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue23Apr(Apr 23)10:00 amWed24(Apr 24)2:30 pmEditors PickAlien Pursuit – Stardome School Holiday Fun.10:00 am – 2:30 pm (24) Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr8:00 amFri19(Apr 19)10:00 pmDance-O-Mat8:00 am – 10:00 pm (19) Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr9:00 amSun14(Apr 14)5:00 pmPOPs Games Park9:00 am – 5:00 pm (14) Albany Stadium, Don Mckinnon Dr, Albany, Auckland 0632Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Sat13Apr9:00 am1:00 pmEaster Hunt in St Heliers 20199:00 am – 1:00 pm Saint Heliers Library, 32 St Heliers Bay Road, St Heliers, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central Auckland,East AucklandAges:All Ages,Babies (up to 1 year),School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr9:00 am4:00 pmNickelodeon SLIME CUP Auckland auditions9:00 am – 4:00 pm Westfield Manukau, Cnr Great South Road & Manukau Station Road, Manukau, AucklandType:FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Sat13Apr9:30 amSun14(Apr 14)5:00 pmSchool Holiday Fun at Butterfly Creek!9:30 am – 5:00 pm (14) Butterfly Creek, 10 Tom Pearce Dr, Auckland Airport, Auckland 2022Type:Exhibition,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 am4:00 pmMandela My Life: The Official ExhibitionMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Eden Park, Reimers Avenue, Kingsland, Auckland 1024Type:Culture,Exhibition,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 amSun14(Apr 14)5:00 pmSuperstition, Storytelling and Sea Monster Holiday Trail10:00 am – 5:00 pm (14) Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, 64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624Type:Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 amSun14(Apr 14)5:00 pmNature quest at Auckland Museum10:00 am – 5:00 pm (14) Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Environmental,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 amSun14(Apr 14)5:00 pmAbove and Beyond10:00 am – 5:00 pm (14) MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 am5:00 pmGuerrilla Girls: Reinventing the ‘F’ Word – Feminism!More dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 amSun14(Apr 14)4:00 pmCraft Corner – Make your own nature bracelet10:00 am – 4:00 pm (14) Huia Lodge Discovery Hub, Michael Horton Drive, Cornwall Park, Epsom, Auckland 1051Type:Environmental,Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 am3:00 pmI Love Takapuna Easter Carnival 201910:00 am – 3:00 pm Hurstmere Green, 49 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 am2:00 pmTe Atatu Peninsula Handmade Market10:00 am – 2:00 pm Te Atatū Peninsula Library, 595 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatū PeninsulaType:FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr10:00 am12:00 pmKids Learn 2 Ride – Avondale10:00 am – 12:00 pm Avondale Bike Track, 1971 Great North Road, Avondale, Auckland 1026Type:Free,SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Sat13Apr10:00 am12:00 pmComposting Workshop in Ranui10:00 am – 12:00 pm Ranui Community Centre, 474 Swanson Road, Ranui, AucklandType:Environmental,FreeWhere:West Auckland

Sat13Apr10:30 am11:45 amThe Man Whose Mother was a Pirate10:30 am – 11:45 am The PumpHouse Theatre, 2a Manurere Avenue, Takapuna, Auckland 0622Type:School holidays,TheatreWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr10:30 am12:00 pmSaturday Gallery Club #47: Power Badges10:30 am – 12:00 pm Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson, AucklandType:Art,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat13Apr11:00 amSun14(Apr 14)3:30 pmMotu Manawa Kayak Days11:00 am – 3:30 pm (14) Eric Armishaw Reserve, 117 Walker Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland, 1022Type:Environmental,School holidays,SportsWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr11:00 amFri19(Apr 19)2:00 pmPeppa Pig visits SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium11:00 am – 2:00 pm (19) SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr11:00 am11:30 amJump jam go wild11:00 am – 11:30 am Sir Edmund Hillary Library (Papakura), 209 Great South Road, PapakuraType:Free,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Sat13Apr1:00 pm3:00 pmHuawei P30 Vertical Pursuit1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Federal Street, Federal Street, Auckland, 1141Type:Free,SportsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr1:00 pm3:00 pmEaster Games at Cornwall Park1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Huia Lodge Discovery Hub, Michael Horton Drive, Cornwall Park, Epsom, Auckland 1051Type:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr2:00 pm3:30 pmOne Family, One Year, One Bin – ECOWEST event2:00 pm – 3:30 pm 25 Ambler Avenue, 25 Ambler Avenue, Glen Eden, AucklandType:Environmental,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr2:00 pm5:00 pmTiny Tot Groovers Fundraising Disco2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Orakei Community Centre, 156 Kepa Road, Orakei, Auckland 1071Type:Music,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Sat13Apr2:00 pm4:30 pmThe Sound of Music2:00 pm – 4:30 pm Harlequin Musical Theatre, 563r Pakuranga Road, Howick, New Zealand 2010Type:TheatreWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr4:00 pmYou Are Us – Aroha Nui4:00 pm Spark Arena, 42 Mahuhu Crescent, Parnell, Auckland 1010Type:MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr4:40 pm8:00 pmFree Movies in Parks: Jumanji – Welcome to the Jungle4:40 pm – 8:00 pm Rosedale Park, Jack Hinton Drive, Albany, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr5:30 pm9:00 pmBradley Lane Illuminated5:30 pm – 9:00 pm Te Oro, 98 Line Rd, Glen Innes, Auckland 1072Type:Art,Culture,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat13Apr6:00 pm11:00 pmNight Rides Carnivale6:00 pm – 11:00 pm Rainbow’s End, 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat13Apr6:00 pm8:00 pmA Night In The Bufferzone6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Matuku Link, 111 Bethells Road, Bethells, AucklandType:Environmental,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sun14Apr10:00 am2:00 pmAlberton Market Day10:00 am – 2:00 pm Alberton 1863, 100 Mount Albert Rd, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025Type:Festival,Markets & FairsWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun14Apr10:00 am12:00 pmGlen Eden Urban Nature Walk10:00 am – 12:00 pm Savoy Road Shared Path, 72A Savoy Road, Glen Eden, AucklandType:Environmental,FreeWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)10:00 amFri19(Apr 19)2:00 pmDiggers and Divers: April Holiday Programme10:00 am – 2:00 pm (19) New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner of Quay and Hobson Street, Auckland 1140Type:Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)10:00 amThu18(Apr 18)2:30 pmAlien Pursuit – Autumn 2019 School Holiday Fun!10:00 am – 2:30 pm (18) Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)10:00 amThu18(Apr 18)2:00 pmFree DIY Slime time at NorthWest10:00 am – 2:00 pm (18) NorthWest Shopping Centre, 1/7 Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)10:00 amThu18(Apr 18)2:00 pmHighbury School Holiday Easter Fun10:00 am – 2:00 pm (18) Highbury Shopping Centre, Cnr Highbury Bypass & Birkenhead Ave, Birkenhead, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)10:30 amThu18(Apr 18)2:30 pmDecorate your own birdhouse to take home at Westcity10:30 am – 2:30 pm (18) WestCity Waitakere, 7 Catherine St, Henderson, Auckland 0612Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Mon15Apr(Apr 15)11:00 amFri19(Apr 19)3:00 pmSchool Holiday Fun at Bounce & Beyond11:00 am – 3:00 pm (19) Bounce & Beyond, 10A Kerwyn Avenue, East Tamaki, AucklandType:School holidays,SportsWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon15Apr11:00 am11:45 amMary Poppins Storytime and Crafts11:00 am – 11:45 am Parnell Library, 545 Parnell Road, Parnell, AucklandType:Free,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Tue16Apr10:00 am2:00 pmFragrant Fun for Kids: Natural Perfumery & Hauora Garden10:00 am – 2:00 pm Studio 1b, 1b Ponsonby Rd, Grey Lynn, Auckland 1011Type:Art,Culture,Environmental,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Tue16Apr2:00 pm3:00 pmSkateboarding marshmallow bunnies2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Ōrewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Wed17Apr10:00 am11:00 amNowhere to go but up – A balloon science event10:00 am – 11:00 am Parnell Library, 545 Parnell Road, Parnell, AucklandType:Free,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Wed17Apr(Apr 17)10:30 amThu18(Apr 18)4:30 pmHighwic Easter Holiday Fun – Peter Rabbit Trail10:30 am – 4:30 pm (18) Highwic House, 40 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023Type:CultureWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Wed17Apr(Apr 17)11:00 amThu18(Apr 18)3:00 pmMake a Peg Bunny11:00 am – 3:00 pm (18) Highwic House, 40 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023Type:Art,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Thu18Apr(Apr 18)10:00 amMon22(Apr 22)10:00 pmRoyal Easter Show10:00 am – 10:00 pm (22) ASB Showgrounds, 217 Greenlane West, Greenlane, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu18Apr11:00 am12:30 pmEaster Baking – Maundy Thursday Marvels11:00 am – 12:30 pm Highwic House, 40 Gillies Avenue, Epsom, Auckland 1023Type:Culture,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years)

Thu18Apr4:00 pm7:50 pmFree Movies in Parks: Ferdinand in Pt England4:00 pm – 7:50 pm Point England Reserve, Point England Road, Point England, AucklandType:Free,MoviesWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu18Apr7:00 pm8:00 pmSinarella7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Mangere Arts Centre – Nga Tohu o Uenuku, Corner Bader Drive and Orly Avenue, Mangere, Auckland 2022Type:School holidays,TheatreWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Thu18Apr7:00 pm9:30 pmHarlem Globetrotters World Tour – Auckland7:00 pm – 9:30 pm The Trusts Arena, 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, Auckland 0610Type:SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Fri19Apr(Apr 19)10:00 amMon22(Apr 22)5:00 pmEaster Carnivale10:00 am – 5:00 pm (22) Rainbow’s End, 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Fri19Apr(Apr 19)11:00 amMon22(Apr 22)3:00 pmEaster Egg Hunt at Bounce & Beyond11:00 am – 3:00 pm (22) Bounce & Beyond, 10A Kerwyn Avenue, East Tamaki, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri19Apr12:30 pm4:00 pmEaster at Paradice Ice Skating Avondale12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Paradice Ice Skating Avondale, 150 Lansford Cres, Avondale, AucklandType:SportsWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Sat20Apr11:00 am2:00 pmMeet the Easter Bunny at Milford Shopping Centre11:00 am – 2:00 pm Milford Centre, 24 Milford Rd, Milford, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat20Apr11:00 am2:00 pmWestCity Waitakere Easter celebrations11:00 am – 2:00 pm WestCity Waitakere, 7 Catherine St, Henderson, Auckland 0612Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Sat20Apr2:00 pm4:00 pmNZ Black Stacks – Cup Stacking2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Botany Library, Level 1, Botany Town Centre, Sunset Terrace, East Tamaki, AucklandType:Free,School holidays,SportsWhere:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun21Apr10:00 am4:00 pmEaster Egg Hunt at Howick Historical Village10:00 am – 4:00 pm Howick Historical Village, Lloyd Elsmore Park, Bells Rd, Pakuranga, Auckland 2010Where:East AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon22Apr(Apr 22)10:00 amWed24(Apr 24)2:00 pmFree DIY Kinetic sand at NorthWest10:00 am – 2:00 pm (24) NorthWest Shopping Centre, 1/7 Fred Taylor Drive, Westgate, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon22Apr(Apr 22)10:30 amWed24(Apr 24)2:30 pmBee inspectors holiday activity at WestCity10:30 am – 2:30 pm (24) WestCity Waitakere, 7 Catherine St, Henderson, Auckland 0612Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:West AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Tue23Apr2:30 pm3:30 pmFeed the Birds holiday activity at Leys Institute Library2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Leys Institue Library, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central Auckland

Wed24Apr6:00 pm9:00 pmMary Poppins movie night6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Leys Institue Library, 20 St Marys Rd, Ponsonby, Auckland 1011Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central Auckland

Thu25Apr6:00 am5:00 pmANZAC Day 2019 at Auckland Museum6:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:FreeAges:All Ages

Thu25Apr10:00 am5:00 pmAnzac Day at Torpedo Bay Navy Museum10:00 am – 5:00 pm Torpedo Bay Navy Museum, 64 King Edward Parade, Devonport, Auckland 0624Type:Culture,FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu25Apr11:15 am2:15 pmANZAC Day Sailing11:15 am – 2:15 pm New Zealand Maritime Museum, Corner of Quay and Hobson Street, Auckland 1140Type:Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu25Apr2:30 pm7:00 pmVantage Black Sticks vs. Australia2:30 pm – 7:00 pm Harbour Hockey Stadium, 60 Paul Matthews Rd, Rosedale, Albany 0632Type:SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sat27Apr10:00 am12:00 pmKids Learn 2 Ride – Pakuranga10:00 am – 12:00 pm Howick Pakuranga Netball Courts, Lloyd Elsmore Park, 451 Pakuranga Road, PakurangaType:Free,SportsWhere:East AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Sat27Apr12:30 pm4:00 pmThe Free Family Fun Day Mash Up Event12:30 pm – 4:00 pm Te Atatu Peninsula Community Centre, 595 Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland 0610Type:Free,Music,School holidays,TheatreWhere:West AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun28Apr11:00 am4:00 pmBlue Light T20 Charity Cricket Bash11:00 am – 4:00 pm Birkenhead Cricket Club, 48 Mahara Avenue, Birkenhead, AucklandType:School holidays,SportsWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years)

Note: Event details are subject to change please read the “event link & updates” before going to an event in case there have been any last minute changes.

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