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Holiday Programme


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

Drop off and pick up at Recreate offices
48 Windmill Road, Epsom 



Monday 7th October– Bowling and Megazone 

Enjoy some fast-paced action with some games of Lasertag in the morning, followed by a chilled lunch and some friendly competition at the bowling lanes!


Tuesday 8th October– Whoa Studios 

Today we’ll be going out west to watch one of the fantastic shows at Whoa Studios. Together with their amazing park this should be a fun day out with friends!


Wednesday 9th October – Hamilton Zoo

Come join us for a fun day out to Hamilton! We will be taking the crew out to the Hamilton Zoo and will aim to give a warm Auckland greeting to the animals there!


Thursday 10th October - Tree adventure 

Conquer your fear of heights as we work together to swing from tree to tree, we will be heading to Woodhill Forest’s Tree Adventure for the day!


Friday 11th October – Matakana Movies

We’ll be taking the van north today as we head to Matakana for a flick and an ice cream. We might even feed the donkeys a sneaky apple or two in the reserve!


26th October  9:30am – 1:30pm

Come join us for a fun day of bowling with friends. We will be heading out west to one of our favourite bowling alleys, so get ready to get some strikes!

½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Shakespear Adventure Weekend

1st-3rd November

The Junior Adventure Weekend is an event not to be missed! We will be spending an action-packed weekend at Shakespear Lodge, so come prepared for lots of funfilled activities!

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Leigh Short Break

29th November – 1st December

We will be staying at a classic Kiwi Bach in Leigh. Just an hour’s drive from Auckland, Leigh is the perfect location for a weekend escape. With options for markets, beach missions, local walks and more, this weekend will be a relaxing retreat with friends.

3 carer support days + $120 deposit



Holiday Programme


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

Drop off and pick up at Recreate offices
48 Windmill Road, Epsom 
October Programme
Week One 

Monday 30th September – Rainbows End

We took a little break, but for term 4 we will be heading back to one of Recreate’s all time favourite spots! Come join us for a day of fun and thrills!


Tuesday 1st October – Hobbiton

Making a second appearance in our Holiday Programmes, Recreate will be heading to Matamata for a day on one of the most epic movie sets ever created! Please note due to travel time this day will be slightly longer then our usual Holiday Programme days.


Wednesday 2nd October – Bowling and Lazertag

It’s a classic and we love it. Come join us for a day of friendly competition at our favourite bowling alleys, followed by a game or two of lazertag!


Thursday 3rd October – Kiwi Valley and Jump

We’re welcoming spring by visiting kiwi valley, one of the best farm parks in Auckland. Donkeys, dogs, ducks and deer, if you love animals this is the day for you. 


Friday 4th October – Devonport Movies

We’ll be finishing the week with a relaxing day at the movies. The group will be catching the ferry across to Devonport, so bring your sea legs for this chill day out!

Week Two 

Monday 7th October – Auckland Zoo

Watch out zoo, here we come! Whether Lizards, otters, zebras or lions are your thing, the zoo has it all. Get in quick as these spots fill up fast!


Tuesday 8th October – Adventure Day Out West

We’ll be celebrating the return of the warmer weather by heading out to our stunning west coast beaches! Together with café visits and waterfalls, this will be a fun day out with the crew!


Wednesday 9th October – Parakai Pools

We’re going North-West to one of our all time favourite spots. Bring your togs and your most brightly coloured towel for a day of hydroslides and water fun!


Thursday 10th October – Lazertag and Bowling

Enjoy some fast-paced action with some games of Lasertag in the morning, followed by a chilled lunch and some friendly competition at the bowling lanes!


Friday 11th October – Swimming and Movies

Join us for a fun day at the pools!  We will be zooming down the waterslides, and chilling in hot pools. After lunch we will be finishing this epic day with the latest flick at one of our favourite cinemas!

Blue Mountain Adventure Camp

8th - 11th October 2019

Come with us for an awesome week of adventure and fun! We will have lots of activities prepared for camp and you will get to see your friends from Waikato and Bay of Plenty. We can’t wait to see you there!

4 carer support days + $150 deposit        (Plus $40 transport fee)

Muriwai Short Break

8th – 10th November

We’ll be starting November off by heading to beautiful Muriwai on the Wild West coast. With activity options for beach walks, hot drinks in café’s and relaxing at the bach, this will be a weekend to remember. Get in quick as these weekends fill up fast!

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Pauanui Getaway

29th November- 1st December

Join us for a fun-filled weekend away to the beautiful Coromandel! Pauanui 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

Lasertag and Pizza

19th October  9:00am – 4:00pm

Hang out with us on a fun filled day, with some fast paced games of lasertag before returning to Recreate to make our own delicious pizzas

1 carer support day + $20 deposit

Mangawhai Short Break

18th – 20th October

Exploring beyond our usual borders, we’ll be heading out to the magical mangawhai for an epic weekend away. With a beautiful beach and amazing café’s, as well as it’s own chocolate factory, this will be a weekend to remember!

3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Kiwanis Camp

14th- 17th January 

A summer favourite in a new location! Come join us as we spend 4 days in the beautiful Waitakere Ranges! We have plenty of fun activities and the awesome camp concert which will be one you won’t want to miss! There will be many good times to be had! Spaces are limited, so book in quick.

4 carer support days + $150 deposit (Plus $40 transport fee)



Rugby World Cup  NZ vs Italy

Saturday 12th October, 5:00pm-9:00pm

The Rugby World Cup is in full swing! We’ll be cheering on the All Blacks from the big screen at our Recreate offices, so bring along your loudest cheering voices


½ carer support day  + $10 deposit

First Fridays - Halloween night

Friday 1st November 

We’re bringing the party to Recreate as we celebrate this spooky time of the year! Come dressed up in your best costume and join us for an evening of fun!

½ carer support day + $10 deposit

Lads Club – Big Boys Toys

Sunday 3rd November, 9:30am-4:30pm

Big Boys Toys is back again this year and we will be looking to take our lads out there for a fun day out, followed by a hearty meal!


1 carer support day + $30 deposit

Recreate takes the Night Markets!

Saturday 23rd November 5pm - 9pm 

Fresh off the back of our recent success, Recreate is hosting the second Illuminate Night Market and we would love for you to join us! There will be plenty of stalls to do some early Christmas shopping and amazing food trucks to ensure a delicious dinner! 


½ carer support day + $20 deposit 

Girls Club - Ladies Lunch

Sunday 1st December 

The final Girls Club for the year will see us uphold the tradition of a ladies lunch to a luxurious establishment! A day of glam, girl chat and delicious food, it’s not to be missed!


1 carer support day + $50 deposit

Burgers and Bowling

Friday 8th November, 5:00pm-9:30pm

A perennial Recreate favourite, we’re in for a shared meal before some friendly competition at the bowling alley.


½ carer support day + $30 deposit

Rotorua Getaway

25th - 28th November

Its time to return to the Red Barn! Lets start the summer season the right way, by spending 4 glorious days in the North island’s tourism mecca, Rotorua. Always a crowd favourite, we will have an amazing schedule of things to do.

4 carer support days + $150 deposit

Queenstown Getaway

5th - 9th December

This is becoming an annual tradition, Queenstown in December! We just love Central Otago, and we will have a great itinerary for you including Arrowtown, hot pools, Shotover jet boat and more.

4 carer support days + $150 deposit (flights excluded)

Aloha party

6th December, 5:30pm – 9:30pm

Summer is back and what better way to celebrate but in true island style! Bring your brightest clothes and join us for a fun evening of dancing Aloha style.

½ carer support day + $10 deposit

Christmas Party

Sunday 15th December, 5pm-9pm

What comes to mind when you think of Christmas? Stripy sweaters, itchy socks and a nice hot drink means we’ll be having our annual Recreate Christmas party! This is the time where we can gather round to eat, tell stories from the year, and just celebrate the fine friends we have here at Recreate NZ!


½ carer support day + $20 deposit

Rarotonga Getaway

March/April 2020 (exact dates TBC)

We have already experienced the Gold Coast a few times now, so next up…Rarotonga in the Cook Islands! This will be a highly memorable getaway with plenty of activities, entertainment, beach time and shopping. To express your interest please contact the office.


6 or 7 carer support days + deposit (exact deposit TBC)

Wellington Getaway 

9th – 13th December 

Recreate is heading off to Wellington for an epic adventure! We will be visiting some of the best places Wellington has to offer including the Beehive, Te Papa Museum and the Cable Cars! Pack your bags for a week of fun-filled times exploring the capital city!

5 carer support days + $400 deposit (Includes flights)

Mangawhai Getaway

17th – 20th December 

Lets ring in summer with the last getaway of the year! Join us for some fun in the sun as we spend the days relaxing at the beautiful beaches along the Northern Coast! 

4 carer support days + $150 deposit 



Waihi Getaway 

8th - 10th November

Join us for an awesome weekend as we explore Waihi and the surrounding towns! From gold mines to waterfalls to cafes and beaches there is something for everyone to enjoy! 


3 carer support days + $120 deposit 

Matakana Short Break

22nd – 24th November

Heading north is always a treat for our Short Breaks, and this time we are staying in the stunning Matakana. This is the perfect place for relaxing, meeting new people and exploring the beautiful coast.


3 carer support days + $120 deposit

Dinner Club

Dinner Club is aimed at those who are 25+. These are casual evenings to chat, joke and learn over a healthy and delicious meal which explores new cuisines every month. Meet new people, engage socially and take away useful cooking skills. These events are intended to be fun, sophisticated and somewhat educational at the same time!

Register your interest with Carol at
and she will be in touch closer to the dinner dates



48 Windmill Road


Auckland 1023

P: +64 09 638 5364




Mt Eden

Auckland 1349

New Zealand

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