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Kids cut loose with Manukau spring holidays

Media Release
16 September 2008

Kids cut loose with Manukau’s spring school holiday programme

The spring school holidays are just around the corner and Manukau Leisure Services has put together an exciting range of fun activities guaranteed to keep the kids entertained.

Archery adventures, dune sliding, ice skating, movies, arts and crafts, and trips to the Auckland Zoo, MOTAT, Rainbows End and Butterfly Creek are just a few of the school holiday activities available for 5 to 14 year olds across the city from 29 September to 10 October.

Te Matariki Clendon Community Centre is holding an athletics day and includes ten pin bowling as one activity. Manurewa Recreation Centre’s programme features a picnic in the gardens, a board games day and a visit to Rainbow’s End.

Moana-Nui-A-Kiwa Leisure Centre’s exciting programme includes a Disney day, aqua fun in the pool and movies with fish and chips! Otara’s kids can enjoy a shipwrecks and warships trip and wacky Tuesday, while at Allan Brewster Recreation Centre participants can get active in mini Olympics or a hip hop dance fest.

Howick Recreation Centre is holding archery adventures, a spring party and participants get to go dune sliding and to MOTAT. Pakuranga’s programme includes fear factor Friday, and trips to Rainbow’s End, Auckland Zoo and bowling.

Manukau on the Move’s Teen Extreme programme has a host of outdoor action-packed pursuits for 12 to 16 year olds. From bush adventures, to kayaking and mountain biking, there is something to appeal to even the most energetic teen.


• Further highlights of what’s on offer from Manukau Leisure these spring holidays is attached

• For more information on school holiday activities in their area, residents should contact:

Te Matariki Clendon Community Centre and Library
Phone: 266 1100
Moana-Nui-ā-Kiwa Leisure Centre
Phone: 275 8979
Lloyd Elsmore Park Leisure Centre
Phone: 535 5502
Howick Recreation Centre
Phone: 534 5153
Manurewa Leisure Centre
Phone: 267 4646
Allan Brewster Recreation Centre
Phone 277 7222
Pakuranga Youth Centre
Phone 576 9739
Manukau on the Move – Teen Extreme
Phone 274 6904



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