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AUCKLAND

JUNIOR / 10-15 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme

Cost: 1 carer support day + $20 deposit per day 

Week One
 

Wednesday 6th October – Science and Slime Day!
Let’s get creative and experiment with a science and slime day! Make an erupting volcano, your very own sugar crystals and end the day off with the slime of your dreams!

 

Thursday 7th October – Jump and Movies
Jump into the day with excitement as we head to one of Recreates
favourite activities, Jump! Bounce the day away, jump into the foam pit and even take on their ninja course! Once all our energy is gone, lets enjoy one of the latest relaxing movies with friends.

 

Friday 8th October – Rainbows End!*
Get excited as we take on a thrill seeker’s dream day! Come along
and spend the day taking on some of New Zealand’s most adrenaline pumping theme park rides, from the pirate ship to the log flume, there is a ride for everyone!

 

Week Two

 

Wednesday 13th October – Crystal Mountain*
Come along for a day of animals, fun rides, and crystal hunting! We will be spending the day at Crystal Mountain learning about how crystals are formed and found, as well as enjoying all their adventure rides and petting zoo.

 

Thursday 14th October – Tree Adventures
Conquer your fear of heights and work together to swing from tree
to tree as we will be heading to Woodhill Forest’s Tree Adventures for the day!

 

Friday 15th 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!

 

Cost: 1 carer support day + $20 deposit

*$30 deposit due to higher activity cost

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Halloween Day

Saturday 30th October
 

Come along and have a spooky good time! DIY your own Halloween costume, take part in some fun games, hang out with friends, and enjoy an
early trick or treating session with Recreate!

 

½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Huia Adventure Weekend

12th - 14th November


Join us for a new adventure exploring Huia and the adventures that come with it! Nothing beats a sunny weekend away with the greatest junior crew. Get ready for action-packed activities on both land
and water with our amazing outdoor instructors.

 

3 carer support days + $120 Deposit

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Sheepworld

Saturday 20th November


Get ready for a visit to Sheep World near Warkworth to check out all the wonderful farm animals they have on site! They have a great dog show where we can see what it is like on an actual
working farm.


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Awhitu Short Break

10th - 12th December


Take a little trip with us to Awhitu 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 + $120 Deposit

 
 

YOUTH / 15-25 YEARS

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Week One

Monday 4th October- Rainbows End*
Come join us as we head out to Rainbows End to enjoy all the
wonderful rides they have to offer. The stratosphere and roller
coaster await, let’s go Recreate!


Tuesday 5th October- Pools and Movies
To enjoy the start of the warm weather we will be heading out to
the pools to have some fun on the slides. After that we will go to
the movies to catch the latest flick.


Wednesday 6th October- Tree Adventures
Conquer your fear of heights and work together to swing from tree to tree as we will be heading to Woodhill Forest’s Tree Adventures for the day!


Thursday 7th October- Butter Chicken and Bowling
Today we will be enjoying some tasty butter chicken with the crew to get our tummies full! After this we will be going bowling to get as many strikes as we can.


Friday 8th October- Ninja Warrior Course
We will be going to a Recreate first today to go visit the Ninja
Warrior course! Located in Omaha, put your skills to the test! We
will be taking on this challenge that is like Wipe Out and the Ninja
Warrior course! Join us as we become Ninjas for the first time at
Recreate.


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

October Holiday Programme

Week Two
 

Monday 11th October - Wero White Water Rafting*
This is a for all the high energy thrill seekers! Join us for a day of fun at Wero in Manukau 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!

 

Tuesday 12th October – Let’s Go Back in Time!
Come along as we go back in time and visit 1840. We will be heading to Howick Historical Village and dive into interactive learning as we are fully immersed in fun experiences! Learn how to walk on stilts, try out log walking and play a game of ring toss.

 

Wednesday 13th October- Kelly Tarltons*
Let us go check out our friends at the aquarium! We will be on
an adventure to discover the penguins, different kinds of fish, and
various new wild aquatic creatures! Come submerge yourself (but staying dry) with us on this day!

 

Thursday 14th October- Manukau Heads Lighthouse
Join for a day of adventure as we take a trip outdoors to one of the only lighthouses in New Zealand that are open to the public. As we walk up the lighthouse, we will also be able to see the amazing view this peninsula has to offer! Then we end the day with a hot drink.

 

Friday 15th October- Pizza and Mini Golf
An all-time Recreate classic. First up we will enjoy pizzas for lunch, followed by mini golf in the afternoon. What a way to finish the October Holiday programme!


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

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Blue Mountain Adventure
Camp 

12th – 15th October
 

Auckland, Wellington and Waikato are teaming up for an epic camp! Come prepared for a week of awesome activities including rafting, caving, rock climbing and of course the ultimate talent show!
 

4 carer support days + $190 deposit (includes transport fee)

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South Island Surfing Adventure Trial

Saturday 30th October


This Adventure is for those who would like to come on the South Island Surfing Trip below. Adventure Specialties will lead us on a surf day in
Auckland for participants to get in some practice before heading to the South in November.

 

**A good level of fitness and swimming ability is required**


1 carer support day + $20 deposit

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Manukau Heads Short Break

3rd – 5th December
 

The West Coast 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 to Manukau Heads, where the beach provides us with infinite possibilities for activities and downtime.
 

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Kayaking and Caving Adventure
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12th - 14th November


We are heading up north to explore the East Coast by kayak! Led by experienced guides we are set to explore the Northland coast around the Ruakaka area. Come join us out in
the sun on the water and also on land in this impressive cave!


3 carer support days + $150 deposit

South Island SurfingAdventure
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18th - 21st November


Get your boardies ready for a swell weekend in Sumner in Christchurch with some local surfing legends! We are flying down to the South Island to visit our friends in Christchurch for an epic adventure.
 

**A good level of fitness and swimming ability is required**
 

4 carer support days + $150 deposit + flights

Kiwanis Huia Camp 
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11th - 14th January 2022


We love summer and we love Youth Camps! Come start the year with a fun filled camp out at Huia in the Waitakere ranges. We will have lots of fun activities planned including kayaking,
caving and games. There will also be a camp concert and lots of delicious food!

 

4 carer support days + $190 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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Recreate NZ Olympics

Friday 5th November
5.30pm-9.30pm

Are you a competitive person at heart? If so, this day is for you! Come along and face your friends
in the Recreate 2021 Olympic games. Take part in the egg and spoon race, three-legged race and so many more fun activities!

½ carer support day + $10 deposit
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Santa’s Little Helpers

Friday 3rd December

Christmas is just around the corner and Recreate is getting in the spirit of it all. Come dressed in your festive outfit as we make some
Christmas gifts that you can pop under your tree at home for family or a friend!

½ carer support day + $10 deposit
Cooks Beach Getaway
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29th - 31st October


Join us for a fun-filled weekend away to the beautiful Coromandel! Cooks Beach is a gorgeous little beach town, perfect for an escape from the city. We will spend the weekend exploring the
surrounding beaches, local walks, shops and more!


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

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Halloween Party

Saturday 30th October

It’s that time of year again, get ready for a night full of scares, dress up and fun! Put on your best Halloween costume, compete in fun games, and enjoy a spooky dinner on us!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Lads Club on Rangitoto Island

Sunday 31st October


For the boys today we will be heading out to Rangitoto Island, to try reach the summit and have some fun with the lads. We will take the ferry there and enjoy this day that promises to be a
good one. After the walk, we will enjoy lunch with the lads!


1 carer support day + $50 deposit

Parakai Short Break
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5th - 7th November


Parakai 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 to Parakai,
where the beach provides us with infinite possibilities for activities and downtime.


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Roald Dahl “The Twits” Live
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Saturday 6th November


Join us for a night filled with an old school classic book turned into a live performance! Mr and Mrs Twit are nasty and love playing tricks on each other. This performance will have you laughing out loud!


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

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Laser Tag and Pizza

Saturday 13th November


Today is going to be a fun day out! Firstly, we will go to Megazone to play laser tag for some friendly competition. After this we will come back to Recreate to have some fun making
pizzas together.


1 carer support day + $30 deposit

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Strawberry Picking

Sunday 14th November


Come along for a relaxing day full of fun, sun, and strawberries. Join us for a fun day out picking your own fresh delicious strawberries before we turn them into some tasty treats!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

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Cambridge Getaway

26th - 28th November


We’re heading back to Cambridge! Our last Getaway to the wonderful Waikato was so amazing we thought we better go back. Come join us for weekend of exploring, sight-seeing and good company.


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

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Girls Club Christmas Brunch and Bowling

Saturday 27th November


It’s been a fun year and to celebrate saying goodbye to 2021 we will be going for brunch and then bowling with the gals. Come along to catch up with all your Girls Club friends before the Christmas break! We will be going to a delicious brunch spot in Auckland and then hitting Archie Brothers for bowling!


1 carer support day + $55 deposit

Narrows Youth Camp
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14th – 17th December


After a fantastic Youth Camp at Narrows
Park in 2020 we have decided to head back again this year! We will join Waikato and Bay of Plenty participants for four fantastic days away at Narrows Park in Tamahere. Another great feature of this camp is that it is open to Auckland Youth AND Young
Adults! Expect fun times on the hydroslide, swimming, kayaking, doing the Burma trail and the classic camp concert!


4 carer support days + $190 (including
transport)

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Recreate NZ Masquerade Christmas Party

Sunday 19th December


This Christmas we are changing it up a little with a themed party! Put on your most glamorous, cool or unique mask and head on into our annual Recreate NZ Christmas Party. This is such a great
way to finish the year and we look forward to partying with you then!


½ carer support day + $25 deposit

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Girls Trip to Wellington
March 2022

It will be just the gals going to the capital next year! We will be staying in Wellington for 4 days and getting amongst everything this creative and
fun city has to offer. If culture, sights, cafés, and good food sounds like you then express your interest in this very special trip!

 

4 carer support days + $220 deposit + flights

YOUNG ADULTS / 25-35 YEARS

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October Holiday Programme

Cost: 1 carer support day + $20 deposit per day 

Monday 4th October – Escape Room and Pizza*
Are you good at riddles and puzzles? Then try your best to out race and outsmart your rival team, as we take on the challenge of an escape room! Then come back together and enjoy a lovely pizza on the waterfront. *Please note: You will need to bring your ID for this day.

 

Tuesday 5th October – Movies and Holey Moley*
Start the day off by catching one of the latest flicks with your friends. Then we will head over to the CBD for a fun game of mini golf at the waterfront Holey Moley!

 

Monday 11th October - Maritime Museum and Fish and
Chips

Join in as we take a trip down to the viaduct to check out the
Auckland Maritime Museum. We will look at all the exhibitions
spanning New Zealand’s maritime history, explorers, and settlers to
modern day triumphs of America’s Cup. We will then enjoy a fish
and chip lunch by the water.


Tuesday 12th October - Devonport Movies
Today we will enjoy a nice cruisy ride to Devonport on the ferry.
Once we get there, we will enjoy one of the latest flicks at the
cinema and then check out the sights before heading back to
Recreate!

 

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

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Clevedon Short Break

19th - 21st November


It is not all that often we venture out to the East of Auckland. We will spend the weekend exploring the surrounding beaches, local walks, shops and all
that the Clevedon Coast has to offer. This will be a weekend to remember!


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

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Raglan Getaway

30th Nov – 3rd Dec


Come join us for a trip to Raglan! We will be exploring all the best of the area with lots of beautiful walks, swimming at the beach, checking out the town and more!
 

4 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 Sheridan Jackson at sheridan@recreate.org.nz 

Product Making Group - Tuesdays

 

Tuesdays
19th October- 7th December (8 weeks)
9.30-3.30pm each week


The product team has been so popular that we want to expand
to a second day. 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.


4 carer support days + $80 deposit

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Karaka Orchard

 

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


This group goes out once per week to the Karaka Orchard and
look to develop work skills that can then be used later in life.
Participants learn how to take care of an orchard and learn how
use specific equipment (mower, tractor, 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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Product Making Group - Thursdays

 

Thursdays
21st October - 9th December (8 weeks)
9.30-3.30pm 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.


4 carer support days + $80 deposit

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Kumeu Orchard 


Wednesdays
20th October- 8th 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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MOXIE Community


Thursdays
21st October - 9th December (8 weeks)
9.30am-2.30pm each week


Our newest addition to the MOXIE programmes, MOXIE
Community Club. Come along and join us for community-based
activities that help you gain skills and experience within your own
community. This will include voluntary days, community-based
activities, and educational day trips.


4 carer support days and $80 deposit

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Gardening Group

 

Wednesdays
20th October - 8th December (8 weeks)
9am-4pm each week


This group will be looking after the Recreate Garden; 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 Work Experience

 

Expressions of interest 


We are working with employers and potential employees 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 or moxie@recreate.org.nz to express interest.

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LIFE SKILLS Module
Cooking 101 - Around the World

 

Tuesdays
19th October – 7th December
9am-2pm (8-week course)


The Learning module is an extension of our regular Life Skills
programme and will offer topic-specific learning. Each module
will have a different learning focus and will run one day per week
throughout the term. This term we are returning to the ever-popular
“Cooking 101 -Around the World” where the group will
learn an array of practical cooking skills making dishes from a
range of countries!


4 carer support days + $80 deposit

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LIFE SKILLS
Self-Directed Day Programme 

 

Thursdays
21st October – 9th of December
9am-4.30pm (8-week course)


Life Skills is a day programme focused on developing confidence
in certain skills required for independence, socialisation, healthy
living and entering the workforce. The unique aspect of this
course is that on the first day the group decides how the 8 weeks
will look like with guidance by our facilitator. This programme can
cover variety of practical skills including cooking, public transport,
fitness, money handling and household jobs. This course is limited
to 5 young people with similar age and ability and it will be run
from our Recreate facilities.


8 carer support days + $160 deposit

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