School Holiday Fun

Local News Lifestyle

The school holidays are here, which means it's time to find some entertainment for the kids.

There is heaps on to keep your young ones entertained, from the new Home Work exhibition at Puke Ariki featuring Taranaki artists, to free kids flicks at the Len Lye Cinema and of course our amazing parks and playgrounds.

Take a look at some of our top picks below.

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Zero Waste Workshops

Start your spring by learning how to make garden beds out of waste materials. 

You will also get a seedling to take home and get you started. Suitable for ages 8+

Zero waste workshops


Todd Energy Aquatic Centre

The pools are fully open in level one so head on down for a splash.

Opening hours


Visit Brooklands Zoo

Head along and say hi to the animals and zoo keepers.

Check out the notice board when you get there to find out about keeper talks and other activities.

Opening hours

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Puke Ariki

Check out the full school holiday programme and head along to the new Home Work exhibition.

Make sure you stop and help colour in the mural created by Dside in the Museum

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Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

Visit the exhibitions, or make a special trip to watch one of the free kid's flicks like Room on the Broom.

Cinema showings