MATAKANA VILLAGE FARMERS MARKET 2024

Matakana Village 2 Matakana Valley Road, Matakana, Auckland, New Zealand

Matakana Farmers Market is open on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm (rail, hail or shine)! From award-winning coffee, to mouth-watering brunch dishes, there’s plenty to sample and savour. Relax by the riverside to live local music, while the kids explore the rustic treehouse and natural playground. Matakana Market is zero waste – so bring your …

Tech Titans

Central Library 844 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt Central, Upper Hutt, New Zealand

Ages 8 to 12. Meet new people and explore technology on the third Tuesday of every month.  Rotating activities every month including: Learn how to code with Fiero Code Lego Ozobots Cardboard construction Tech toys including VR headsets There is no need to register, so just show up! Dates: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 | 04:00 …

RELICS: A NEW WORLD RISES

Auckland Museum Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand

It’s 2530, humans have left the planet and a new world has risen in their place! LEGO® Minifigures have taken over the planet and built intricate civilisations in the artifacts left behind, each one inspired by the object they now call home. Experience LEGO® like never before in this immersive new exhibition created by Australian LEGO® …

Tūrama

Queen Street and Aotea Square , New Zealand

Get ready to be mesmerized by the return of Tūrama, a spectacular series of large-scale illuminated art installations that will light up Queen Street for the city centre's Matariki ki te Manawa programme. This creative collaboration between talented artists brings a unique blend of art, culture, and technology to the heart of the city, transforming …

SENTINEL

New Zealand Maritime Museum Corner Quay and Hobson streets, Viaduct Harbour,, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Aotearoa is the seabird capital of the world, home to about 90 species of the world’s seabirds. Just as canaries once warned coal miners of carbon monoxide, seabirds signal the declining health of our ecosystem. With the birds increasingly threatened by habitat loss and predators, Sentinel serves as an urgent call to action. Through science, photography, interactive …

WEIRD & WONDERFUL WEEKENDS AUCKLAND MUSEUM

Auckland Museum Auckland Domain, Parnell, Auckland, New Zealand

EVERY WEEKEND, EXCEPT LABOUR WEEKEND 10AM - 10.30AM, 11AM - 11.30AM, 1PM - 1.30PM FREE, NO BOOKINGS REQUIRED LOOK OUT FOR THE SIGNAGE TO SEE THE ACTIVITY ON THE DAY Discover the delights of the natural world, in these immersive sessions inspired by the amazing collections in our Weird & Wonderful gallery. Our AM Learn …

WINTER LIGHTS NIGHT RIDES RAINBOW’S END

Rainbow's End 2 Clist Crescent, Manukau City Centre, Auckland

Rainbow’s End enchanting Winter Lights are back and more magical than ever this winter! Winter Lights at Rainbow’s End is a winter wonderland featuring all your favourite rides plus over 35 kilometres of fairy lights through Gold Rush Town, the Log Flume Enchanted Forest,  and the majestic new look Kidz Kingdom Castle,  sparkling with magical fairy lights. Be sure …

Greytown Festival of Christmas 2024

Greytown Village Main Street, Greytown, New Zealand

This winter, prepare for Fire and Ice, when the happiest festival in New Zealand returns to Greytown from 29 June - 27 July 2024. Yes, the best little festival in New Zealand is back this winter, and it’s set to warm the cockles of your heart once again with a month long programme of spectacular …

MEGA MINION MISSION at the Sky Tower

Sky Tower Corner Victoria and Federal Streets, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Attention all anti-villain agents! Gru and the Minions are back at the Sky Tower for more despicable Minion madness. Despicable Me 4 is now in the cinemas, so celebrate the return of the Minions with a fun-filled mission up at the Sky Tower, surrounded by a 360° view of Tāmaki Makaurau. Mega Minions are scattered …

JULY HOLIDAY FUN AT BUTTERFLY CREEK

Butterfly Creek 10 Tom Pearce drive, Auckland Airport, Auckland, New Zealand

Join us this school holidays for a wild, exciting adventure you’ll never forget! 🌟 🎉 Meet the Newest Animals and Explore the Exhibits: Lace Monitors: One of the largest lizards in the world – a must-see! NEW Adventure Playground: Climb, jump, and balance through a super fun course made just for kids! Holiday Entertainment Schedule: …

Create your own fantasy family crest

Wētā Workshop Unleashed Level 5, 88 Federal Street,, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Welcome, young adventurer! Your quest this school holidays is to create your own fantasy family crest - a magical symbol of your heroic tales. Take a tour then head to our creative space where young hands will be inspired to create their own fantastical family crest. Each family has a unique story to tell – …

Create & sculpt these school holidays!

129 Park Road, Miramar, Wellington 129 Park Road,, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

Learn the magic of sculpting and worldbuilding as you bring your own 3D character to life with modelling tinfoil and plasticine. Creative Crew: Create & Sculpt a Character Workshop Suitable for 7 to 12 years Calling all budding creators and makers! Design and sculpt your own original characters from fictional worlds — just like we …