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AUCKLAND

JUNIOR / 10-15 YEARS

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July Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE

Thursday 14th July - Wave Pools and Lunch
Summer might be coming to an end but that doesn’t mean we have to stop swimming! Join us for a day of swimming and hydro slides as we take on the Wave Pools! Then enjoy a relaxing lunch with friends and spend the afternoon chilling out in the hot pools.


Friday 15th July - Jump and Movies*
Start your holidays off with a classic! Join us as we jump into the day,
bounce, climb and even try out the ninja course at Jump. Then wind
back down by enjoying a relaxing movie with mates.

WEEK TWO

Thursday 21st July - Laser Tag and Movie
Get ready to win! Start your day off with some friendly competition
as you take on a group of your friends in laser tag! Enjoy a couple of
arcade games together before we head back to the office to watch one of the newest releases on Disney Plus.


Friday 22nd July - Stardome and Lunch
We’ll be paying a trip to the exciting Auckland Stardome, learning
more about our Solar System, outer space, and the world we live in.
Afterwards, we will be enjoying some
yummy lunch together!


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

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Maraetai Getaway

2nd – 4th September


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


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

Arts, Crafts and Baking!
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Saturday 6th August


Let’s dive into our creative side as we will be
expressing ourselves through our crafts. Explore your skills in painting, colouring, and pottery, then take your masterpieces home with you!


½ carer support days + $20 deposit

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Parakai Short Break

19th – 21st August


We will be basing ourselves in Parakai for the weekend! Alongside spending time at the hot pools, we have options to explore Muriwai beach, the Woodhill Forest and the Kaipara harbour!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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Ten Pin Bowling

Saturday 27th August

 

Join us for a great bowling experience as we hit the lanes and get some strikes. This day will be filled of laughter with friends and we will surely have some healthy competition!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

 
 

YOUTH / 15-25 YEARS

July Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE

Monday 11th July - Chelsea Sugar Day*
Join us as we take on a Recreate classic. We will spend the day
over at the Chelsea Sugar Factory learning about where all our
sugar comes from and how it’s processed. We even get to try some
delicious syrups!
Please note: Everyone must wear a long-sleeved top, long trousers
with enclosed, flat-soled shoes.


Tuesday 12th July - Boys vs Girls Bowling
Time to put your game face on as we enjoy some friendly
competition! Which gender will come out on top, and which one
will strike out?


Wednesday 13th July - Laser Tag and Lunch*
Get ready to win! Start your day off with some friendly competition
as you take on a group of your friends in laser tag! Enjoy a couple of
arcade games together before we head out for a relaxing lunch.


Thursday 14th July - Waterfalls and Picnic
Fall in love with Auckland’s great waterfalls. We will be heading out
to the Waitakere Ranges before enjoying a picnic together with the
abundant natural scenery around us.


Friday 15th July - Shrek the musical*
The wait is ogre! All the beloved characters you know from the film
are brought to life! See Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and Puss in Boots live
on stage, this will be one Shrek-tacular day!

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WEEK TWO

 

Monday 18th July - Cat Café
Come along for a CATerrific and fluffy filled day as we meet some
cute fur-friends. It will definitely be a PAWWsome day you won’t
want to miss out on!


Tuesday 19th July - Bowling and Movies*
Come along as we combine two of Recreate favourite activities,
bowling, and movies! Start you day off with a strike and enjoy some
friendly competition as we take on the bowling alleys! Then spend
the afternoon relaxing with friends as we catch one of the latest
flicks.


Wednesday 20th July - Mystery Museum and Waterfront
Do you enjoy surprises and get a kick from adventure? If so, then
this is the day for you! Come along and enjoy a fun day, as we drive
out to the mystery location for a day full of fun!


Thursday 21st July - Minigolf and Lunch
A Recreate classic is back! Putt your golf skills to the test as we
spend the morning enjoying a fun game of minigolf. Then later on,
enjoy sharing your favourite pizza with friends.


Friday 22nd July - Matakana Movies
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 with some great friends!

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

Mangawhai Short Break
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29th – 31st July

 

We’re in for a cosy, winter weekend away up North! Staying in beautiful Mangawhai Heads, we will be exploring local cafes, beaches and enjoying everything the lovely community has on offer.


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

Omaha Getaway
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12th - 14th August


Our youth will be headed to the beach
community of Omaha. Staying in a beautiful house, we will have a great weekend exploring this little town.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Whangarei Getaway
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26th – 28th August


Take a little trip with us to Whangarei and
enjoy a relaxing and fun weekend away with Recreate. We will be soaking up the sun, visiting the beautiful beaches, and getting amongst the great vibes the community has to offer.


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Kawakawa Bay Short Break
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16th - 18th September


Join us as we take an adventure east of
Auckland. We will spend the weekend
exploring the surrounding beaches, local walks, shops and all that the East Coast has to offer. This will be a weekend to remember!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Motutapu Island Youth Camp
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11th - 14th October


Motutapu Camp is located on an isolated island in the Hauraki Gulf. That means we will be travelling by boat to get to there! So buckle in for four days of high ropes, climbing, snorkelling, abseiling, challenges, SUP boarding and of course the talent show!


4 carer support days + $240 deposit ($40 ferry 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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Karaoke Night!

Friday 5th August

Come along for a Recreate Classic! This
night will be filled with all your favourite
songs, dance moves and lots of singing!
Come dressed up as your favourite pop star and show off your singing skills and music knowledge to the whole crew!

½ carer support day + $10 deposit
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Master Chef Challenge


Friday 2nd September


Bring along your cooking skills and indulge your five senses in an epic culinary challenge! Teams will have a variety of challenges they have to try to finish while also having fun!


½ carer support day + $10 deposit

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GIRLS CLUB

City Day and Lunch at the
Sky Tower

Sunday 7th August


Girls Club is going to town to spend the day enjoying the city! We will check out some shops, galleries, and Wynyard Quarter before heading to the Sky Tower for a delicious buffet lunch. Come join us for a fun day out on the town!


1 carer support day + $40 deposit

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Midweek Mangawhai Beach
Retreat

Tuesday 9th – Thursday 11th August


Join us for a mid-week retreat in the
stunning beach town of Mangawhai! Lots of opportunities for exploring the local area, cafes, beach walks, sandcastles, movie night and more!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

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LADS CLUB

La Porchetta and Movie

Saturday 20th August


A classic but a goodie! Join the Lads for a hearty meal at La Porchetta. Then follow it up with the latest flick and a good old catch up with mates.


1 carer support day + $40 deposit

Relaxation and Mindfulness

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Saturday 27th August


Welcome to our new Urban! Our first trial
of this programme was such a hit that we
are doing it again! We will be activating our
mindfulness superpower and enjoy a relaxing environment, following a yummy lunch together.


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

20 Year Celebration Disco!
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Saturday 9th July, 4pm - 8pm


As mentioned on the front cover, come along and celebrate Recreate NZ turning 20! This night will be filled with memories from the last 20 years, food trucks and of course we will be dancing the night away!
 

½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Quiet Zone Urban
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Saturday 30th July


This day is all about chilling out and enjoying some relaxing 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.


½ carer support day + $15 deposit

Pottery Class

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Saturday 30th July


Try something new with our pottery
workshop! Be a part of a pottery workshop
at The Clay Centre, where we will be taught the methods of making; wheel throwing and hand building. Even better, you can keep your beautiful creations once you’re finished!


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

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Archie Brothers and
Burgers!

Thursday 11th August


Start your night off with a strike, as we take on the Archie Brothers bowling and arcade! Then we will explore Newmarket as we head out for a lovely dinner at Corner Burger.


½ carer support day + $50 deposit

Dinner and Movie

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Tuesday 23rd August


For this midweek Urban we are heading out to the movies on a Tuesday evening to watch one of the latest flicks then enjoying a delicious dinner with friends.


½ carer support day + $40 deposit

Forest and Snow Adventure

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26th - 28th August


Come along to Snowplanet to learn skiing or snowboarding skills! We will get the opportunity to have a lesson with an instructor, then try it out for ourselves. We will also enjoy a forest walk in the beautiful Waitakere ranges.
 

3 carer support days + $150 deposit*
*Gear hire and lesson requirements are
additional

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Tree Church Gardens and
Lunch

Saturday 3rd September


Come along to see one of Hamilton’s
hidden gems, a church made out of trees!
Then enjoy the beautifully maintained
surrounding gardens before we head out for
a nice warm lunch together.


1 carer support day + $30 deposit

Note: The newsletter states 1/2 carer support day, however this will be 1 carer support day.

Waitomo Wet and Wild

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Wednesday 7th – Saturday 10th
September


We will be staying in the beautiful Kawhia and headed into the Waitomo caves to explore what they have to offer. Our activities combine the best elements of blackwater rafting, walking, climbing, swimming, and tubing. It will be an awesome chance to try new things and push ourselves. Please note: this is midweek and midterm.


4 carer support days + $200 deposit

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Laser Tag and Dinner

Thursday 8th September


A Recreate Classic is back but with a twist!
This mid-week Urban is going to challenge us as we head over to laser tag. After this will
enjoy some dinner with friends.


½ carer support day + $40 deposit

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Recreate’s Got Talent!

Saturday 10th September


Back by popular demand, its ‘Recreate’s Got
Talent’! Time to practice your skills and strut
your stuff in front of the crew! We have it all
going with singing, dancing, music, comedy
and so much more! Even if you don’t want to
perform this is still the night for you!


½ carer support day + $10 Deposit

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GIRLS CLUB

Girls Club
Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco

Friday 16th September


Come along to a Rock ‘n’ Roll themed disco! Dress up as your favourite band, singer or just in rock ‘n’ roll attire and enjoy a night of dancing and good music. Dinner will be provided and so will the good times!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Cakes and Ladders Café

Saturday 17th September


Join us for a perfect combo of board games
and cakes. We will be heading to Cakes
and Ladders café, with 400+ board games
to choose from! Enjoy this day with great
company and yummy cakes!


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

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LADS CLUB

Brunch and Basketball

Saturday 24th September


The Lads are on! We are heading out for
a big breakfast, followed by some healthy competition on the courts. Time to have some fun and get your head in the game!


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

Waihi Getaway

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27th - 30th September


Waihi is a beautiful town at the foot of the
Coromandel peninsula. We will explore the
beautiful outdoors that this place has to offer, and we will be heading to Hobbiton, an amazing activity to be enjoyed by all.


4 carer support days + $200 Deposit

Te ao Maori – Maori
Cultural Day

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Saturday 1st October


This is a new Recreate NZ experience you won’t want to miss! A collaboration with Recreate Waikato, where we will be doing a Maori walking tour of the Hamilton CBD, with visual art telling the story of Tainui (a group of Maori iwi based in the Waikato Region).


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

 

YOUNG ADULTS / 25-35 YEARS

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July Holiday Programme

WEEK ONE

Monday 11th July - Holey Moley and Lunch*
This day is going to be a hole in one! Come along as Recreate takes
on the funky cool world that is Holey Moley minigolf, with interactive
courses based on board games, movies, and TV shows!


Tuesday 12th July - Museum Day and Lunch
Come with us as we jump back in time and meet the greatest predator that ever lived! We will tour around the Auckland Museum before grabbing some delicious lunch.


Wednesday 13th July - Cat Café
Come along for a CATerrific and fluffy filled day as we meet some cute fur-friends. It will definitely be a PAWWsome day you won’t want to miss out on!


WEEK TWO


Monday 18th July - Matakana Movies
Let’s explore all Matakana has to offer and enjoy an unforgettable day with the Recreate team, checking out the latest movie!


Tuesday 19th July - Lunch and Baking*
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 20th July - Bowling and Pizza
Come along as we combine two of Recreate favourite activities, bowling, and pizza! Start you day off with a strike and enjoy some friendly competition as we take on the bowling alleys! Then
spend the afternoon relaxing with friends as we
enjoy a slice of pizza together.

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

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Waitakere Short Break

12th - 14th August


Waitakere is always a treat to visit, and we are so excited to spend a weekend there with a great bunch! Join us for a special trip away out west, where the beach provides us with infinite possibilities for activities and downtime!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

Marae Visit - Maori Cultural
Day

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Saturday 10th September


An exciting and educational urban for our
rangatahi (youth) to learn more about Te ao Maori (Maori world view)! We will be visiting the Manurewa Marae and hearing about the Maori Myths and Legends surrounding us in Tamaki Makaurau.


½ carer support day + $15 deposit

Taupo Getaway

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23rd - 25th September


A classic Recreate Getaway location. Join us for an exciting weekend exploring Taupo. The beautiful lake town is full of fun activities for us to experience. This will be a weekend to remember!


3 carer support days + $150 Deposit

Mid Week Opportunities

YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULTS / 15-35 YEARS 

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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 Sheridan Jackson at sheridan@recreate.org.nz 

Product Making Group
Tuesdays, 26th July - 27th September (10 weeks)
9am-2pm each week


This team will be making delicious product from the fruit and
veges 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.

5 carer support days + $100 deposit
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Horticulture Maintenance Group

Tuesdays, 26th July - 27th September (10 weeks)
9am-4pm each week


 

The group will be out in 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 learn how use specific equipment (mower, ride-on
and garden tools) and also working together a s a team.


10 carer support days + $100 deposit

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Product Making Group
Thursdays, 28th July - 29th September (10 weeks)
9am-2pm each week


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

5 carer support days + $100 deposit
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Kumeu Orchard
Wednesdays, 27th July - 28th September (10 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.

10 carer support days + $100 deposit
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Life Skills 

Tuesdays, 2nd August – 27th September
9.30am-4.30pm 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!


9 carer support days + $180 deposit

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Gardening Group
Wednesdays, 27th July - 28th September (10 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.

10 carer support days + $100 deposit
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Life Skills 

Thursdays, 4th August – 29th September
9.30am-4.30pm 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!


9 carer support days + $180 deposit

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MOXIE Northern Orchard Group
Wednesdays, 27th July - 28th September (10 weeks)
9-4pm each week


This is a brand-new space for a Northern MOXIE group to
attend. The group will go out once per week to the Matakana
Orchard and look to develop work skills that can then be used
in later life. Participants will learn how to take care of an 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.
Please book on this group if you live in the North shore and
beyond.

5 carer support days and $100 deposit
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MOXIE Work Experience
Expression 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 sheridan@recreate.org.nz to
express interest.
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Creativity Club

Fridays, 5th August – 30th September (9 weeks)
9am-2pm each week

 


Friday morning seems like the perfect time to kick back and
get creative. This module focuses on different pathways to
creative expression. This could include drawing, painting, collage,
photography, sculpture, and trips out to access the arts within
our community. Aimed at all skill levels, all that is required is a
willingness to get creative and have some fun.


4.5 carer support days + $90 deposit

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Recreate On The Move

Thursdays, 4th August – 29th September (9 weeks)
9am-2pm each week

 


On the Move is all about living an active and healthy lifestyle! 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. With a new activity every
week there will be something for everyone!


4.5 carer support days + $180 deposit

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MOTHERS RETREAT

National Mothers Retreat

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16th - 18th September


Mothers! It is your turn to take a break, enjoy the stunning views, food, and activities that our Mothers Retreat Weekend has to offer. Join us in Auckland to spend the weekend away meeting other mums, rejuvenating, relaxing and
pampering yourself!


2 ½ carer support days + $150 deposit