8 Fun Things To Do With the Kids This School Holidays

So it’s the beginning of the school holidays and you’re not sure what to do with the kids? No problem! We’ve got you covered with a list of things that are guaranteed to entertain the kids over this school holidays.

1. The Takapuna Ice Rink

This pop-up ice rink presented by Paradice with the Takapuna Beach Business Association is made from real ice! Enjoy icy cold fun with the kids skating around from the 17th of April to the 2nd of May at 38 Hurstmere, Takapuna.

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2. The Amazing Dinosaur Discovery

From the 17th of April to the 2nd of May, watch dinosaurs come to life and hear them roar! Suitable for all ages, explore the prehistoric ages and discover over 30 lifelike dinosaurs. You don’t want to miss the crowd favourite Tyrannosaurus Rex, the 12m long neck of Brachiosaurus or the much raved about robotic raptors!

Where: Corner Munroe Lane & Elliot Rose Ave, Albany.

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3. Timezone School Holiday Special

Gamers rejoice! Timezone is offering an Autumn school holidays special for you and/or gamer kids. Spend time filled with arcade fun and a wide selection of prizes!

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4. The Happy Place

The Happy Place is finally here in New Zealand! Interactive and immersive, this is your true happy place! Enjoy colourful confetti, ball pits and loads of Instagram worthy backdrops for you and the young ones.

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5. All Blacks Experience

This school holidays experience an All Blacks legend by your side in an exclusive tour about the ultimate rugby experience, hear their personal stories and a chance to get a prized autograph! Iconic former All Blacks, Keven Mealamu, Stephen Donald, and Liam Messam will be hosting several exclusive guided tours during the April school holidays, Monday 19 April to Sunday 2 May.

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6. Action Ninja World

Becoming a ninja is no longer just a dream. A short drive from Auckland to Matakana, Action Ninja World is filled with fun adrenaline activities that are bound to tire out the kids while you enjoy a nice picnic or use their BBQ for a true Kiwi feed. The Theme Park includes but is not limited to; Ninja Warrior Course, a Flying Trapeze, a High Wire at 4 metres, Tarzan Swings, a Jousting Pole, an 8.5m Climbing Wall without a harness, Jumping Pillow, Bungee Trampolines, Zorb Soccer, Animal Petting Zoo, and a 9-metre inflatable waterslide!

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7. Whoa! Studios

The perfect destination for a family day out, Whoa! Studios is located in West Auckland where the kids get to enjoy live theatre, as well as, an urban playground, 60m bouncy obstacle course and New Zealand’s only amazing crochet play net!

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8. Make Your Own Sushi With OJI

Part of the Commercial Bay Kids Club, learn authentic sushi making from the masters from OJI, if your little ones love food and cooking, this event is not to be missed!

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