Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 

Hall Programme Offers Heaps Of Fun In Holidays

Media release
7 September 2004

HALL PROGRAMME OFFERS HEAPS OF FUN IN THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

The holidays are coming around again, along with the dilemma of how to keep your children engaged in productive activities during this time. Manukau on the Move once again has a diverse, exciting programme to keep youngsters happy and occupied.

Manukau on the Move, Manukau City Council's leisure innovators, offer a Hall programme for 5 - 12 year olds which is basically about having fun. There will be a huge range of enjoyable and affordable activities to keep youngsters entertained during the week 27 Sept - 1 October.

Programme Co-ordinator, Keryn Dudley, says, "This exciting Hall Programme will inspire children and give them interesting activities to expend their energy as the days get warmer. Beginning on Monday 27 September they can develop their artistic skills at Beachlands Hall with 'Crazy Creations', art and design programme.

On Tuesday, again at the Maraetai Hall, youngsters can participate in their own 'Mini Olympics' with a variety of Top Town activities and sports games. Wednesday is a day for those looking for adventure. Beachlands Hall will be the meeting place before children set off on a 'Botanical Gardens' experience of bush treasure hunt, sports games and sail boat racing.

Another day of fun will unfold at Maraetai Hall on Thursday, as 'Rex and Splash' Manukau City Council mascots, come to visit and create mayhem. Be there or be square. Finally to cap off the week on Friday, dress up as 'Pirates and Princesses' and take part in a treasure hunt and craft day at the Maraetai Hall."

Programmes run from 10am - 3pm daily. Cost for the whole week's programme is $90, or pay a daily rate of $15, with the Botanical Gardens Wednesday activity, $30. The pick up and drop off point for Wednesday's activity is the Beachland's Hall. For all other events meet at the venues listed above.

For more information and registration details phone Manukau on the Move: 274 6904

ENDS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Joseph Cederwall Review: NZSO Plays Zappa

The first of the NZSO’s Shed Series concerts at the more informal and intimate space of Wellington's Shed 6 last Friday night featured music composed by, or with a connection to Frank Zappa. Zappa, a psychedelic rock legend, activist and popular culture figure and all round colourful character, was an excellent choice for the concert’s theme of innovation. More>>

Let The Games Begin: PM Sends Best Wishes To Athletes

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has sent her warm wishes to the New Zealand athletes preparing for the opening of the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast... More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review of Books: Martin Edmonds' The Expatriates

This book is an extension of, and tribute to, the life’s work of James McNeish. Without sacrificing any degree of authorial independence, the result is gracefully written, handsomely produced, and likely to propagate many further works of its kind. More>>

Max Rashbrooke Review: The King's Singers and Voices New Zealand

To be good at one thing is impressive; to be so versatile across a range of genres is truly exceptional. More>>

Joe Cederwall Review: WOMAD 2018 - Harmony of Difference (part 1)

A friend described WOMAD as his “favourite white middle class celebration of diversity.” There is certainly an echo of truth to this as the crowd is still largely white and middle class, but this WOMAD for me represented that a better world is possible ... More>>

Harmony of Difference (part 2)

Top international world music artists seldom make it down to this neck of the woods, so for those of us into this sort of thing WOMAD is certainly a welcome addition to the cultural calendar. Now it is a case of waiting and looking forward to seeing what they manage to conjure up for next year. More>>

Howard Davis Review: A Bigger Splash - Te Papa Celebrates Twenty Years

Considering the available resources, this is a decidedly hit-and-miss affair, mainly due to some highly questionable curatorial decisions. In their overweening wish to "push boundaries," Charlotte Davy and Megan Tamati-Quennell have made a number of serious miscalculations by ignoring a basic rule - keep it simple. More>>

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland