Looking for activities for the School Holidays?

By Rachael van Rij | Posted: Wednesday April 11, 2018

Please check out the range of options below.


Drama Remedy April holiday programme will be 3 days of activities on the 16th, 17th & 18th of April based on Drama Games, Mime & Improvisation. To enrol or find out more details of these exciting and enjoyable workshops contact (04) 478 5962 or 022 027 3316 [email protected] or visit our website www.dramaremedy.co.nz


Kelly Club Holiday Programmes focus on giving children aged between 5 and 13 the opportunity to do things they enjoy in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment. The programmes are packed with activities to entertain and inspire children.

Please note – Kelly Club will be held at CHURTON PARK SCHOOL on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th April 2018 due to the unavailability of Amesbury School.

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit www.kellyclub.co.nz email amesbury@kellyclub.co.nz or call 021 133 2891


Kelly Sports will be back in Term 2 with their fun and exciting classes.

“Wicked Winter Sports” (Yrs 1-4) – Friday 3.05pm-4.05pm - Come and try Football, Basketball, Hockey and Volleyball. Try 2 weeks each of these sports. We use games & drills to teach game sense and team play.

It’s a great way to try new sports, learn new skills and improve ability. We use games & drills to teach game sense and team play. Learn the fundamental skills for all sports – throwing, running, jumping, striking, balance and many more – all while having a great time!

FOOTBALL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME (Yrs 1–8) Green Room, Wests Rugby Club Rooms, Wilton (all weather indoor surface).

Improve technique by working on the core skills of control, dribbling, passing, tackling & shooting with head coach Martin.

Week 1 - Tues, Wed & Thurs 9.30am-12.30pm

Week 2 – Mon, Tues, Thurs 9.30am-12.30pm

Girls Only – Mon 16th April 9.30am-12.30pm

NETBALL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME (Yrs 1-8) – Onslow College Gym, Johnsonville

Week 2 – Mon, Tues 1.30pm-4.30pm

Grow your child’s confidence with our netball skills programme, focusing on the key skills areas for their level of development. With our experienced coaches, children can work on ball handling, game sense, co-ordination, speed and accuracy. We use fun drills and games to develop and challenge young players while also having fun!

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit www.kellysports.co.nz email [email protected] or call 04 972 7201

THEATRE FOR CHILDREN are presenting BadJelly The Witch
What: BadJelly The Witch
When: 16th - 27th April 2018
Where: Tararua Tramping Club, 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Times: Weekdays 10am & 11:30am, Saturdays 10am, no show Sundays or Anzac Day

Tickets $10.50pp, Children under 2 Free

Bookings: www.kidzstufftheatre.co.nz


In the upcoming school holidays, Weta Workshop is opening its doors to a new cohort of creative superheroes! We warmly invite the children of Amesbury School to come along.

From sketching and sculpting, our workshops for ages 7 – 12 years old will excite and delight! Don’t miss out. Book online at www.wetaworkshop.com/school-holidays

WILDERKIDS school holiday programme 

Sustainability Trust’s outdoor holiday programme for kids is running again from April 16 to 27. Based at Innermost Gardens and in Wellington Town Belt, the programme gets kids aged 5 to 12 exploring nature and learning about sustainability in a fun, hands-on way. Different activities every day, from making chutney with wild plants to learning bush survival skills. $56 a day per child, and we have $10 places available for families with a Community Services Card. More details and bookings on www.sustaintrust.org.nz/wilderkids

The Pantoloons present "Snow White" at the Gryphon Theatre. An hilarious pantomime adventure! April 23-27, 10am & 11.45am. Tickets only $12 from www.eventfinda.co.nz


Swifts Talent Centre, the football academy linked with Waterside Karori are offering a girls only holiday programme this April. This is for beginners and experts. Click on the link to find out more: https://www.karorijuniorfootball.co.nz/girls-holiday-programme

School holiday wet-felting workshop for 5-12 year olds at the Churton Park Community Centre, Wednesday 18 April, 9:30-11am. Wrap, dunk and roll to make felted pebbles from fluffy wool, shiny silk and smooth stones. $15 per child, all materials supplied. More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/179289382693661/. Bookings to [email protected]

Shuttle Time Holiday Programme - see attached flyer. 

Twiglands Garden Centre: We are running the garden classes for kids these April School Holidays in the first week. See attached flyers. 

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