School Holiday Programmes

By Rachael van Rij | Posted: Wednesday June 27, 2018

Please see a range of activities on offer for your children over the school holidays.


Mon 9 July – Fri 20 July

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.

For full details and to enrol into our programmes visit email or call 021 133 2891


Kids got energy to burn? Gymnastics is the answer! Have Fun – Learn Skills – Build Confidence! Onslow Gymnastics has Recreational, TeamGym and Competitive classes for girls ages 5+ years. Recreational Gym-for-All classes are held at Khandallah School Hall (ages 5-9 years) and Onslow College Rec Centre (ages 7-14+). No previous experience is required to join any of our recreational classes. TeamGym (ages 10+) brings together tumbling, mini-tramp and dance to provide an energetic and creative performance. Register now at or email [email protected].

Drama Holiday Programme – Drama Remedy with Maneesha

Drama Remedy July holiday programme will be 3 days of activities on the 9th, 10th & 11th of July based on Poetry, Prose & Scripted Plays. 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

Film & Theatre - Rata Studios

Rata Studios has 3 awesome courses this July holidays for kids aged 9 years and over. A week of Musical Theatre and Film; 3 days Making Miniatures; a One Day Wands Workshop:

For details and enrolment click here

Wilderkids programme

Wilderkids, run by Sustainability Trust, is a school holiday programme for kids who really want an adventure. Based in Wellington’s Town Belt, Wilderkids gets kids exploring the nature on our city’s fringes. The focus on care, connection and curiosity.

We've got another great Wilderkids programme lined up for July school holidays. You can book at

From July 9 to 20, we'll have your children building huts, making candles, planting native seedlings, bush baking on a fire pit and building a camp fire!

The days are based around the cold season, learning about nature in winter, being active - with a good dose of snuggly warm activities. And we're bringing back a favourite - building huts (but get in quick, this is popular!)

The programme is:

· For kids aged 5 to 12

· Focused on connecting with and caring for nature and encouraging curiosity

· $56 a day, with a 10% discount for full week bookings

· Held at Innermost Gardens in Mt Victoria

· Popular, so it pays to book early! 


Cartwheels, Walkovers, Flips, Kongs, Handstands, Barrel Rolls, Handsprings - it’s all here at Bigair Gym! Kids love learning a vast range of skills in Gymnastics, Trampolining, Tumbling, Parkour and Cheerleading! We have classes to support children of all levels and interests, and these classes are designed to increase children’s strength, flexibility, balance, co-ordination and fitness. Children also learn extensive personal skills from Bigair Gym Classes, including increased self-confidence, self-reflection, listening skills, persistence, self-pride, increased self-esteem and so much more! These skills are so important for our kids to learn! Bigair Gym also offers Birthday Parties & an active, fun School Holiday Programme! To find out more, call Bigair Gym Tawa on 2323508 or email [email protected] Bigair Gyms Term 3 class bookings open 18th June - Classes fill up fast, so don’t miss out!


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 to sculpting and costume making, our workshops for ages 6 – 12 years old will excite and delight! Don’t miss out. Book online at

Newtown Movie School - movie making & animation

Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 July - Stop Motion Animation: 3 days of movie making creativity with LEGO and colour paper(based in Newtown)For more information go to contact Craig Lauridsen 021 966 277 or [email protected]

School holiday craft workshop for 5-12 year olds at Churton Park Community Centre, Friday 13 July, 10-11:30am. Design, weave and hang! Learn about the ancient craft of Ojos de Dios, also known as God's eyes. We’ll be weaving six sided designs and decorating them with beads and tassels. $15 per child, all materials supplied. More info at Online bookings here: ttps://

CRAFT HOUSE - Bookings are now open for July school holiday classes at Craft House. For more information and to sign up go to or call 499 4499. 

KidzStuff Theatre - These school holidays KidzStuff Theatre for Children are presenting Jessica Bo Peep, Written by Amalia Calder and Directed by Shannon Friday. See attached flyer. What: Jessica Bo Peep
When: 9th - 20th July 2018
Where: Tararua Tramping Club, 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria,

Times: Weekdays 10am & 11:30am, Saturdays 10am

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