What’s on this week

What's on this week

The BEST of what's on this week in Auckland for Kids

Our pick of the best WEEKDAY events for families, children and teenagers in Auckland, New Zealand. 

If you are looking for events on this weekend, you can find them here.




Sunday 12 January 2020Saturday 18 January 2020

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  • Jan 05, 2020Jan 11, 2020
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  • Mar 15, 2020Mar 21, 2020
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Sun12Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan9:00 am3:30 pmTiritiri Matangi 90 minute guided walk9:00 am – 3:30 pm Tiritiri Matangi Island, Titirtiri Matangi Island, AucklandType:Environmental,School holidaysWhere:Gulf IslandsAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan10:00 am12:00 pmThe Gruffalo & The Gruffalo’s Child | Films in the Square10:00 am – 12:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun12Jan10:00 am4:00 pmRock Spiders Craft Corner at Cornwall ParkMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Huia Lodge Discovery Hub, Michael Horton Drive, Cornwall Park, Epsom, Auckland 1051Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun12Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun12Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun12Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Sun12Jan11:00 am2:00 pmDream Catcher Workshop11:00 am – 2:00 pm 38 HURSTMERE, 38 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Sun12Jan4:00 pm5:30 pmEditors PickThe Serengeti Rules | Films in the Square4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Mon13Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at Stardome10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan11:00 am12:00 pmAgamograph colouring11:00 am – 12:00 pm Sir Edmund Hillary Library (Papakura), 209 Great South Road, PapakuraType:Art,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Mon13Jan3:00 pm4:00 pmTui’s Wearable Art – Dare to Explore3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Panmure Community Library, 7-13 Pilkington Road, Panmure, Auckland 1023Type:Christmas,Free,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan9:30 am11:00 amEditors PickSummer Fun Preschool Play Windsor Reserve 20209:30 am – 11:00 am Windsor Reserve, 2 Victoria Road, Devonport, AucklandType:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Tue14Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue14Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue14Jan10:00 am12:00 pmArt in the Park | Nathan Homestead10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nathan Homestead, 70 Hill Road, Manurewa, AucklandType:Art,Free,School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at Stardome10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue14Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Tue14Jan11:00 am2:00 pmBeach Critters Workshop11:00 am – 2:00 pm 38 HURSTMERE, 38 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan2:00 pm4:00 pmArt in the Park- Central Park2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Central Park Papakura, Great South Rd, Papakura, Auckland 2110Type:Art,Free,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Tue14Jan2:00 pm3:00 pmLolly sushi at Orewa Library2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Ōrewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan9:00 am10:00 amDenmark Design: Hubbub Family Morning9:00 am – 10:00 am Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,ExhibitionWhere:Central AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Wed15Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan10:00 am11:00 amThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates10:00 am – 11:00 am Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan10:00 am10:30 amWriggle and Rhyme outdoor Botanic Gardens sessions10:00 am – 10:30 am Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years)

Wed15Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Wed15Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at Stardome10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan11:00 am12:00 pmEditors PickA Children’s Trail at Cornwall Park11:00 am – 12:00 pm Cornwall Park, Green Lane West, Epsom, Auckland 1051Type:Free,School holidaysWhere:Central Auckland,South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan1:00 pm2:00 pmThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan2:00 pm3:00 pmAnimal eye masks Orewa Library2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Ōrewa Library, 12 Moana Avenue, Orewa, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Wed15Jan7:30 pm10:15 pmRomeo & Juliet | Pop-up Globe Farewell SeasonMore dates7:30 pm – 10:15 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)

Thu16Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan9:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickTrillian Trust Free FunFest 2020More dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Rd, Manukau, AucklandType:Culture,Free,Music,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan9:30 am11:00 amSummer Fun Preschool Play BayswaterMore dates9:30 am – 11:00 am Bayswater Park, Bayswater Park, Bayswater, Auckland 0622Type:FreeWhere:North AucklandAges:Babies (up to 1 year),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years)

Thu16Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan10:00 am11:00 amThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates10:00 am – 11:00 am Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan10:00 am11:00 amWonderful Wearable Art | Dare to Explore10:00 am – 11:00 am Point Chevalier Library, 1221 Great North Road, Pt Chev, AucklandType:FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan10:00 am11:00 amEnviro-art on the Beach10:00 am – 11:00 am East Coast Bay Library, 8 Bute Road, Browns Bay, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at Stardome10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan1:00 pm2:00 pmThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Thu16Jan5:00 pm7:00 pmMusic in the Square – Ethno New Zealand & more5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Thu16Jan7:00 pm8:30 pmEditors PickMy Neighbor Totoro | Films in the Square7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,Movies,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan1:00 am2:00 pmThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates1:00 am – 2:00 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan8:00 am4:30 pmSculpture in the Gardens at Auckland Botanic GardensMore dates8:00 am – 4:30 pm Auckland Botanic Gardens, 102 Hill Rd, The Gardens, Auckland Type:Art,Exhibition,FreeWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan9:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickTrillian Trust Free FunFest 2020More dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Vodafone Events Centre, 770 Great South Rd, Manukau, AucklandType:Culture,Free,Music,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan9:00 am5:00 pmPOPs Games Pop-up Fun ParkMore dates9:00 am – 5:00 pm Albany Stadium Pools Complex (Grass area in front of the building), Don McKinnon Drive, Albany, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:North AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan9:30 am5:00 pmSummer of SharksMore dates9:30 am – 5:00 pm SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium, 23 Tāmaki Dr, Ōrākei, Auckland Type:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan10:00 am4:00 pmWaterslide Mania PukekoheMore dates10:00 am – 4:00 pm Pukekohe Showgrounds, Birch Road, Pukekohe 2120Type:School holidays,SportsWhere:South AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan10:00 am2:30 pmInvestigation Station Summer School Holiday Fun at Stardome10:00 am – 2:30 pm Stardome Observatory & Planetarium, 670 Manukau Road, Epsom, Auckland 1345Type:Movies,School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Toddlers (1 to 3 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan10:00 am5:00 pmEditors PickENERGIZE holiday activities at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:School holidays,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan10:00 am5:00 pmSarah Hughes: All My Favourite Shapes at Auckland Art GalleryMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Art Gallery, Wellesley St E, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Art,FreeWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan10:00 am11:00 amThe Children’s Midsummer Night’s Dream 2020More dates10:00 am – 11:00 am Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:School holidays,TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan10:00 am5:00 pmVoyage to AotearoaMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Exhibition,Free,Museums and Galleries,School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan10:00 am5:00 pmMachine Makers at MOTATMore dates10:00 am – 5:00 pm MOTAT, 805 Great North Rd, Western Springs, AucklandType:Exhibition,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan10:30 am11:30 amDinosaur Storytime & Craft10:30 am – 11:30 am Manurewa Library, 7 Hill Road, Manurewa, AucklandType:Free,School holidaysWhere:South AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Preschoolers (3 to 5 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan10:30 am2:00 pmThe Antarctica VR ExperienceMore dates10:30 am – 2:00 pm Auckland Museum, The Auckland Domain, Parnell, AucklandType:Museums and Galleries,Science & TechWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Fri17Jan1:30 pm9:10 pm10 Minute Dance Parties | Summer in the Square1:30 pm – 9:10 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:School holidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan5:00 pm7:00 pmMusic in the Square – Dave Khan and Fables5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Aotea Square, 50 Mayoral Dr, Auckland CBD, AucklandType:Free,MusicWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

Fri17Jan7:30 pm10:15 pmRomeo & Juliet | Pop-up Globe Farewell SeasonMore dates7:30 pm – 10:15 pm Pop-up Globe, 80 Ascot Avenue, Remuera, AucklandType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:Teens (13 to 18 years)