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AUCKLAND

JUNIOR / 10-15 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE


Thursday 6th October - Motat and Hot Chocolate
It’s time to learn something new about your favourite technology and transport! Join us for a day at Motat as we learn about the old, the new and the future of technology. Then enjoy a warm hot chocolate at the end of the day.


Friday 7th October - Whoa Studios*
Join us for a day filled with fun as we watch a live production, with a
great addition on seeing how movies and productions are made!


WEEK TWO


Thursday 13th October - Make your own Magic
Prepare for a magic filled day of arts and craft, as we create our very
own magic wands. We will put our wands to the test as we bring to life our mythical clay creations. Let’s make this day magical!


Friday 14th October - Extreme Edge
Feel like an adventure? We have got the programme for you! Bring
out your inner rock climber as we head to Clip n’ Climb. There are 36
challenges, how many do you think you can do?


1 carer support day + $20 deposit
*$30 deposit due to higher activity cost

Junior Adventure Weekend
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2nd - 4th December


Come and join us at one of our beloved adventure destinations, situated in the stunning Shakespear Regional Park. This adventure weekend is perfect for challenging yourself, learning new skills, and most importantly, having fun! Buckle in for some exciting activities and challenges!


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

Halloween Morning
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Saturday 29th October


It’s our favourite time of the year! Come and dress up as your favourite Halloween character. We will spend the morning diving into some fun activities with our friends!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Waitakere Short Break

4th – 6th November


The Waitakere Ranges is one of our natural treasures. We will be having a relaxing weekend, chilling with
friends. Come and explore the black sand beaches, waterfalls, and everything else this great part of Auckland has to offer.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Disney and Dessert
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Saturday 19th November


Do you have a favourite Disney character? There are so Minnie good ones. This is the perfect opportunity to get stuck into some fun Disney related activities. Continuing with the fun, we will be making some delicious treats and enjoying them with a Disney movie.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

 
 

YOUTH / 15-25 YEARS

October Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE


Monday 3rd October - Kiwi Valley
Join us as we head out to Kiwi Valley in Henderson. A fun day awaits
full of riding ponies, competing in a maze race, feeding animals,
enjoying a train ride and much more!


Tuesday 4th October - Crafts and Pizza
Time to let our imaginations run wild! We’ll be spending the day of
creating, and then when our creative juices are running low, we’ll
replenish our reserves with pizza!


Wednesday 5th October - Three Summits
Have you got what it takes to summit Auckland’s almighty
volcanoes? Considered the most volcanic city in the world, the City
of Sails is the perfect place for all those who love a good view! Enjoy
a group walk with a shared treat at the top.


Thursday 6th October - Dance Day!*
Get your dancing shoes on because it’s time to get footloose!
Whether you like ballet or jazz, we’re going to celebrate dancing by
grooving the day away!


Friday 7th October - Leigh Reptile Park
Let’s take a trip up to the stunning location of Leigh. We will be
heading over to the Leigh Reptile Park to learn about all our
favourite reptiles and enjoy some up-close interaction.

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WEEK TWO

 

 

Monday 10th October - Piha Picnic and Arataki Discovery
Let’s take a little trip to explore West Auckland! We will head over
to Piha in the morning to check out the sights, enjoy the walk to the
waterfall look out and then enjoy a nice picnic on the beach. After
this we will go to the Arataki centre to learn all about our native
bush.


Tuesday 11th October - Odyssey Sensory Maze*
Get lost in a world of a-maze-ment! Odyssey will send you on a
journey that will invigorate, indulge and challenge your senses as
you travel through 13 different zones with special lighting effects,
illusions, unusual sounds and darker challenging spaces.


Wednesday 12th October - Wero White Water*
This is a for all the high energy thrill seekers! Join us for a day of
fun at Wero as we take on the rapids and enjoy a ride down the
lazy river. This is an adrenaline shot to the system and the thrill is
unforgettable!


Thursday 13th October - Tip Top Factory Tour
Come and visit the world-famous Tip Top Ice Cream factory. The
tour guides will show you how the ice cream is made, with an
option for you to taste your flavourite ice cream!


Friday 14th October - Auckland Zoo
Let’s explore the diverse collection of animals and plants Auckland
Zoo has to offer! The zoo is home to the largest collection of native
and exotic animals in New Zealand. Join us to see your favourite
animal!

1 carer support day + $20 deposit
*$30 deposit due to higher activity cost

1 carer support day + $20 deposit
*$30 deposit due to higher activity cost

Whangamata Short Break
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4th – 6th November


Get ready for a fun-filled weekend in the
lovely town of Whangamata! With the seaside right at our doorstep, we can enjoy plenty of beach walks and activities, as well as an adventure into Waihi.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Rock Climbing at
Extreme Edge
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Thursday 24th November


Let’s harness up and get ready to rock on!
We’ll take on new heights with this awesome adventure Urban! Come monkey around with the team.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Duder Regional Park
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18th – 20th November


So much remains uncharted in the east of
Auckland so we’ve decided to venture out
and explore! Join us for a special trip away
out east, where the beaches, forests and vast wilderness await!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Camp Morley
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17th - 20th January


We are returning to Camp Morley - a
Recreate favourite for our summer Youth Camp! Join us and the crew from Adventure Specialties for a range of awesome summer activities. This will be an awesome and inclusive camp that you won’t want to miss!


4 carer support days + $240 deposit (Includes transport fee)

 

YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS

15-35 YEARS

FIRST
FRIDAY!

Every first friday of the month (excluding school holidays) we will be hosting youth and young adults here at Recreate. We love these events at our very own HQ, so lets make the most of it! You won’t want to miss this!

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Harry Potter Night

Friday 4th November

It’s time to get magical! Dust off your robes
and wands as we get ready for a night of games, sorting hats and magic. Enjoy one of the Harry Potter Movies and a warm dinner as we settle in for a night of fun! (Dress up is optional)

½ carer support day + $10 deposit
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Painting and Mocktails

Friday 2nd December


Painting, friends, and music is the perfect
combination for a great time. Come along to our paint and sip evening and tap into your creative side!


½ carer support day + $10 deposit

Midweek Surfing Adventure

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26th - 28th October


Surfs up! We have an exciting trip to the
coastal town of Raglan to hit the waves. This trip is suitable for all surfing abilities and will be a fun way to try something new or develop previous skills.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Pauanui Getaway
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Tuesday 4th – Friday 7th October


Sandy beaches, forest walks and recreational activities… Pauanui is the perfect spring Getaway! Join us for a wonderful week in the Coromandel, with endless opportunities for fun in the sun.


4 carer support days + $200 deposit

Midweek Addams Family
Musical and Dinner!
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Wednesday 26th October


They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious, and spooky, they’re all together ooky, The Addams family! It’s time to get spooky and sing along with all your favourite creepy characters from the Addams Family! We will also be enjoying dinner together before the show.


½ carer support day + $50 deposit

Virtual Reality Evening

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LADS CLUB

Friday 28th October


Lads, ready for a night of virtual reality? This is one you won’t want to miss! We are heading to a VR club for some out of this world experiences, followed by a delicious dinner.


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

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Halloween Fun

Saturday 29th October


It’s time to bring your Halloween spirit and
your spookiest outfit. Prepare yourself for a fun evening of dancing, games, and catching our favourite Halloween flick!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Midweek Mystery!

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Tuesday 1st November


Do you enjoy surprises? If so, this evening is for you! Come along for an afternoon filled with mysteries and problem solving as we take on the unknown! This will be an evening you won’t forget!


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

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GIRLS CLUB

ABBA Tribute Band

Sunday 6th November


“Mamma Mia – Here we go again!”
The Girl’s Club is having another ABBA night out on the town, this time an Auckland Live event at the Bruce Mason Centre called Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA. Enjoy a night of
dining out, dancing, and rocking our ABBA inspired fashion looks!


1 carer support day + $100 deposit

Disc Golf Day!

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Saturday 12th November


Test your aiming skills and enjoy a scenic day out at Woodhill Forest. We’ll be taking on the challenge of playing an awesome game of disc golf together!


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

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Midweek Cooking Class!

Thursday 10th November


Put on your apron… it’s time to find your
inner chef in this midweek cooking class! We’ll be working with a professional chef, following their recipe to create a delicious meal and then enjoying it together!


½ carer support day + $50 deposit

Quiet Zone

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Saturday 12th November


This day is all about relaxing and enjoying
some quiet time. Join us and enjoy some
lunch, crafts, and a movie as you relax and
hangout with your friends.


Please note: this programme is catered
to those who prefer a quite time when
socialising and those who can experience
sensory overload.


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Private Movie and Dinner

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Thursday 17th November


Come along with Recreate to our own private movie night! We will have the place booked out for one of our favourite films and then enjoy a lovely dinner together.


½ carer support day + $35 deposit

Lads in Leigh!

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LADS CLUB

Saturday 19th November


Lads, it’s time for a roadie! We are heading up North to the awesome community of Leigh. Get your song requests ready for a great day filled with tunes, food, and laughs with mates.


1 carer support day + $25 deposit

Recreate National Ball

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Saturday 26th November
6-10pm


It’s time to party! This very special evening
is one not to miss, with all Recreate
regions represented. The theme is ‘A Night
In Hollywood’, so you can dress as your
favourite movie star or character, or you
can wear your favourite suit or dress. This
National Ball features dancing, dinner and
prizes, and a greta opportunity to catch up
with your friends from Recreate.


½ carer support day + $50 deposit

Girls Club Christmas Lunch

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GIRLS CLUB

Sunday 4th December


It’s been a fun year and to celebrate saying
goodbye to 2022 we will be going for lunch and jewellery making session with friends. Come along to catch up with all your Girls Club friends before the Christmas break! We will be going to a delicious lunch spot in Auckland and then getting crafty, right in time for Christmas gift giving!


1 carer support day + $55 deposit

Recreate Christmas Party!

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Sunday 18th December


It’s that time of year again! Come along and join us for our annual Recreate Christmas Party! We will enjoy a fun evening where we will reflect on the year, have a meal together and finish the night with a dance!

 

*Please bring along a secret Santa gift to the value of $10-15


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Huka Prawn Park

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2nd – 4th December


Join us for an exciting weekend at Prawn Farm! We will be enjoying pedal boating and hiking all around the beautiful Lake Taupo. This will be a weekend to remember!


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

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Napier Getaway

8th – 11th December


We are so excited for this new and exciting
trip to Napier. We will head to Splash Planet
Water Park, take in the Art Deco and explore
all that Hawkes Bay has to offer!


4 carer support days + $250 deposit (higher
price due to further distance)

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Matapouri Beach Bach

13th – 16th December


A midweek holiday retreat to Matapouri is up
for grabs! We can enjoy the beautiful beach,
walks in the sunshine, and delicious food with the group together on this Northland getaway.


4 carer support days + $200 deposit

 

YOUNG ADULTS / 25-35 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE


Monday 3rd October - Matakana Movies and Village Day
Going back to a Recreate classic, we will be heading to the Matakana cinemas to catch the latest flick! Get ready to spend a fun day up North as we explore all Matakana has to offer!


Tuesday 4th October - Waitakere Day
The Waitakere Ranges is one of our natural treasures, rich in native flora and fauna, and home to the giants of the forest, the mighty kauri tree. Come and explore the black sand beaches, waterfalls, and everything else it has to offer!


Wednesday 5th October - Escape Room and Café*
Are you good at riddles and puzzles? Then see if you have what it takes to out race and outsmart your rival team, as we take on the challenge of an escape room! Then enjoy a relaxing hot drink at the local café.


WEEK TWO


Monday 10th October - Hike and Picnic Day
Fall in love with Auckland’s many rainforests and parks, as we hike out to Totara Park for a picnic amongst the abundant natural scenery.


Tuesday 11th October - Cooking Day
Put your cooking skills to the ultimate test. We will start the morning off by planning and budgeting our own lunch that we are going to make, then spend the afternoon baking up some delicious treats!


Wednesday 12th October - Wero White Water*
This is a for all the high energy thrill seekers! Join us for a day of fun at Wero as we take on the rapids and enjoy a ride down the lazy river. It is a definite adrenaline shot to the system and the thrill is unforgettable!

Cost: 1 carer support day + $20 deposit
*Higher deposit of $30 due to higher activity cost

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Manukau Heads Light
House and Scavenger Hunt

4th – 6th November


We’ll be going on the hunt for some of the
most scenic views around Auckland on this Short Break! Join us as we go to the stunning lookout of the Manukau Heads Light House and do a scavenger hunt whilst we’re there.


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

Mid Week Opportunities

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS / 15-35 YEARS 

Moxie
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MOXIE is a series of projects that provide

meaningful work experience that you could

get involved with! This includes the Orchard

Projects, Gardens and Product Development. 

MOXIE is part of Recreate’s strategy to develop further midweek meaningful, skill based opportunities for Recreate’s young people. 

If you wish to express interest in these programmes or want more info, please contact us at jesse@recreate.org.nz or moxie@recreate.org.nz 

Product Making Group

Tuesdays, 18th October - 6th December (8 weeks)
9am-2pm each week

This team will be making delicious product from the fruit
and veggies grown in the Recreate Garden and they will be
making these at the Gribblehurst Hub kitchen! This will include
preserving, pickling, making jams and more! This programme
will develop kitchen skills, recipe knowledge, kitchen safety and
working with others.

4 carer support days + $80 deposit
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Horticulture Maintenance Group

Tuesdays,18th October – 6th December (8 weeks)
9am-4pm each week


The group will go out once a week to Waiau Pa, tending to a
beautiful feijoa and multi fruit orchard. This group will look to
develop work skills that can then be used in later life. Participants
of this group will learn how to use specific equipment (mower,
ride on and garden tools) and working together as a team.


8 carer support days + $80 deposit

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Kumeu Orchard

Wednesdays, 19th October - 7th December (8 weeks)
9am-4pm each week

This group goes out once per week to the Kumeu Orchard and
look to develop work skills that can then be used in later life.
Participants learn how to take care of a lemon orchard and learn
how use specific equipment (mower, ride-on and garden tools),
pick fruit and maintain trees. There is also a focus on increasing
health and safety awareness and team-building skills.

8 carer support days + $80 deposit
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Gardening Group

Wednesdays, 19th October - 7th December (8 weeks)
9am-4pm each week

We have started the development of our beautiful Oratia
garden. This group will continue with the development and will
be planting, growing, harvesting, and looking after vegetables
and plants! This programme will offer opportunities to develop
work skills, learn about taking care of plants and vegetables, use
gardening equipment, garden safety, team building and working
with others.

8 carer support days + $80 deposit
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MOXIE Northern Orchard Group

Expressions of interest

We are working on developing a garden group that caters to
families that live in the Northshore and beyond. The group will
go out once per week to a Northern garden. This group will be
planting, growing, harvesting and looking after vegetables and
plants!

There is also a focus on increasing health and safety awareness
and team building skills. If you live in Northern Auckland and
would like to attend a programme like this, please email
jesse@recreate.org.nz to express your interest.

Programme will commence if we can secure a space and have
enough participants interested.
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MOXIE Work Experience

Expressions of Interest

We are working with employers and potential employers to create
a shared vision of success for our young people. This is done by
a step-by-step process and hands on support from Recreate NZ.
If you are thinking about work experience, please express your
interest in this programme. Email moxie@recreate.org.nz to
express interest.
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Product Making Group

Thursdays, 20th October - 8th December (8 weeks)
9am-2pm each week

This team will be making delicious product from the fruit
and veggies grown in the Recreate Garden and they will be
making these at the Gribblehurst Hub kitchen! This will include
preserving, pickling, making jams and more! This programme
will develop kitchen skills, recipe knowledge, kitchen safety and
working with others.

4 carer support days + $80 deposit
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Life Skills 

Tuesdays, 18th October – 6th December (8 weeks)
9.30-4.30 each week


Life Skills is a self-directed course where we come together
as a group, supported by our Recreate facilitator, to create a
programme focusing on your goals. We cover a variety of practical
skills including cooking, public transport, fitness, money handling,
household jobs etc. Due to popular demand, we have
added a second life skills day this term. Come and join us!

8 carer support days + $160 deposit

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Life Skills 

Thursdays, 20th October – 8th December (8 weeks)
9.30-4.30 each week


Life Skills is a self-directed course where we come together
as a group, supported by our Recreate facilitator, to create a
programme focusing on your goals. We cover a variety of practical
skills including cooking, public transport, fitness, money handling,
household jobs etc. Due to popular demand, we have
added a second life skills day this term.
Come and join us!


8 carer support days + $160 deposit

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Module

Public Transport

Wednesdays, 26th October - 7th December (7 weeks)
9am-2pm each week


This module is all about developing your confidence to get out
and access your community independently. We will be learning
how to use the AT Mobile app to plan journeys, how to keep safe
while out and about, and exploring the variety of public transport
options in Auckland. Costs of transport included in the deposit
cost and hop cards provided.


3.5 carer support days + $70 deposit

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Recreate On The Move

Thursdays, 20th October – 8th December (8 weeks)
9am-2pm each week

 


On the Move is all about living an active and healthy life! This Life
Skills module focuses on learning healthy habits and having
fun getting active. This may include local walks, dancing, going to
the gym, yoga, or even trampolining. Each new activity will give
our young people a chance to discover activities that lead them
into a sustainable active lifestyle.


8 carer support days + $160 deposit

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