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Holiday Programme


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

Tuesday 20th April – Inflatable World

A whole playground made from bouncy castle – what could be more fun?! Join us on a day trip to Hamilton to visit Inflatable World.

Wednesday 21st April – Baywave and Bowling

We can bob in the waves and zoom down the hydroslide before hitting the lanes at the bowling alley in the afternoon!


Thursday 22nd April – In the Kitchen

So you like to cook? Today is all about making tasty food, and then eating it of course!  


Friday 23rd April – Goldfields Railway

We’ll ride the historic Goldfields Railway through the beautiful Karangahake Gorge from Waihi to Waikino and back. We’ll also check out a local café.

Big Cats, Small Cats

Saturday 15th May

9am – 5pm


Are you ready for a day of feline fun? We’ll visit the big cats at Paradise Valley and the friendlier small ones at Fancy Meow Cat Café. A paws-itively purrrrfect day!


1 carer support day + $20 deposit



15-35 YEARS

Adrenalin Forest and McLaren’s Falls

Saturday 27th March

1pm – 9pm


Are you an adrenalin seeker? Come challenge yourself at TECT Adrenaline Forest! In the evening we’ll have dinner at McLaren’s falls and check out the glow worms.

1 carer support day + $30 deposit

National Youth Camp

Motutapu Island - 27-30th April


Come visit a favourite spot with friends from all around the country! Join our annual National Youth Camp and spend some time with great people doing fun activities! We will be doing high ropes, rock climbing, swimming and more!

4 carer support day + $190 (includes $40 ferry fee)

Rotorua Short Break

9th – 11th April

This low-key break is great if you want a night away close to home with a small group, and just an hours drive away. Rotorua has lots to offer; from hot pools to the Redwoods, we’ll have loads of fun!

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Waihi Short Break

21st - 23rd May

From the gorgeous gorge to the beautiful beach, Waihi is the perfect base for a relaxing weekend away. Come with us to chill out and enjoy this weekend away in New Zealand’s ‘Heart of Gold’.

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

White Water Rafting Adventure

11th – 13th June


We are so excited to meet up with the Auckland crew and go on the longest river in the Bay of Plenty, the Rangitaika River. This White Water Rafting trip is perfect for those who love high adventure and an adrenaline rush! Please note that the White Water Rafting component of this trip is contingent on NZ being in Alert Level 1 or lower.

3 carer support day + $180 deposit


Friday 25th June



What better way to spend our time than to burn off some energy whilst having fun?! We’ll start by challenging our skills at Rocktopia, followed by a later local gourmet dinner.

½ carer support day + $30 deposit

Rainbows End Getaway

2nd - 4th July


Log Flume, Dodgems and the Stratosfear… we’re going to Rainbows End! Join us on this fun-filled weekend trip to Auckland where we’ll spend Saturday at the theme park.

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Christchurch 4-day Getaway

24th - 27th September

Come with us to the Garden City! On this trip we’ll not only see the sights and sounds of the city, but we’ll also see Recreate youth from Waikato and Christchurch at an awesome Saturday night event that the Christchurch team is planning for us!

4 carer support days + $220 deposit + flights


Lads Big Breakfast

Saturday 29th May

10.00am – 2.00pm


It’s time to get the guys together again! Let’s head to The General Cafe for a delicious hearty breakfast and we’ll check out the well-known blow hole on Moturiki (Leisure) Island.

½ carer support day + $25 deposit

Mid-Winter Dinner

Friday 18th June

5.30pm – 9.30pm

Let's chase away the chills and celebrate the shortest days of the year with some fun! A hearty meal and some festive activities will brighten up the long dark nights.

1/2 carer support day + $20 deposit




13th May – 8th July (9 weeks)

9.00am - 4.30pm each week

Life Skills is a day programme focused on

developing confidence in certain skills required for independence, socialisation, healthy living and entering the workforce. This programme covers a variety of practical skills including cooking, public transport, fitness, money handling and making friends. This course will consist of up to 4 young people with similar age/ability and will be self-directed by those who participate, with guidance from the recreate facilitator.


If you wish to express interest in this 9-week programme, or if you would like further information then please contact Sophie at sophie@recreate.org.nz


9 carer support days + $180 deposit




48 Windmill Road


Auckland 1023

P: +64 09 638 5364

E: info@recreate.org.nz



Mt Eden

Auckland 1349

New Zealand

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