Events for Kids in New Zealand

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  • Location: Hamilton Central (3204) Waikato Region
  • Dates: from 04 Feb 2020 to 04 Feb 2020

Ballroom and Latin American dance classes for Children ages 6yrs to 15yrs. Students will learn exciting dances like Cha Cha, Jive, Salsa, Waltz and Samba.

  • Location: Pakuranga Heights (2010) Auckland Region
  • Dates: from 30 May 2020 to 04 Jun 2020

Japan Karate Association New Zealand is extremely proud to have our Chief Instructor, Shihan Masaaki Ueki (10th Dan) visiting New Zealand from 29 May-3 June 2020. Shihan Ueki is one of the very best, the "Numero Uno" of JKA Karate in the world and the ultimate Master of our organisation. It will be a privilege and honor to have him among us tutoring us in person both in the North and South Island of New Zealand. Please join us in large numbers to take advantage of this fantastic, once in a life time opportunity! NORTH ISLAND NATIONAL GASSHAKU & EXAMINATION PROGRAM Friday 29th May: AUCKLAND Session 1: 5.00 pm to 7.30 pm Saturday 30th May : AUCKLAND Session 2: 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Lunch break: 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm Session 3: 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm Welcome Party Dinner: 6.30pm on wards Sunday 31st May : AUCKLAND Session 4: 10.00 am to 12.30 pm Lunch break: 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm Dan & License qualification testing: 2.00 to 4.00 pm SOUTH ISLAND NATIONAL GASSHAKU PROGRAM Tuesday 2nd June : ASHBURTON Session 1: 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm Wednesday 3rd June :CHRISTCHURCH Session 2: 4.30 pm to 7.00 pm COST - National Gasshaku AUCKLAND Entire Gasshaku $175 (4 sessions) If you cannot attend all the sessions the price for an individual session is $55. South Island Gasshaku ASHBURTON & CHRISTCHURCH Entire Gasshaku $75 (2 sessions) If you cannot attend all the sessions the price for an individual session is $40. Email Sensei Karl Naoroji (Chief Instructor JKANZ) Sensei Lizelle Pelser (JKANZ Secretary)

  • Location: Raumati South (5032) Wellington Region
  • Dates: from 21 Jan 2020 to 30 Jan 2020

Holiday art classes for children who like to make, create and invent. Located in Raumati, Paraparaumu - Kapiti. For ages 5-13 9am – 12 & /or 1 – 4pm. on Tues, Wed and Thurs. (late-stay option until 5pm and early start from 8.30am). Children can attend for 1 day, 1 week, 1 month, or any combo. Online booking allows for multiple or single day registration, as well as changing days. Payment by credit card has no additional fees. - Qualified primary teacher and artist - 15 years' experience teaching art to primary-aged children - Progressive teaching methods - Lessons based on traditional and modern arts/crafts, developing skills & creativity - Structured, but in a home-studio setting - Daily or weekly themes - A child-friendly, relaxed environment for after-school - Lots of variety / choice - Excellent resources The classes provide an opportunity to play and experiment in a structured but caring, home-studio environment. Activities are designed and supervised by an experienced primary school teacher and artist. Tues 21st Jan AM - Clay Wizard, Owl & Castle PM - Plaster of Paris Creations Wed 22nd Jan AM - Colourful Science PM - Wool Crafts & Tie Dye Thurs 23rd Jan AM - Natural Beasties & Beach Art (at home!) PM - Make Ninjas & Fairies & their homes Tues 28th Jan AM - Clay House & Garden PM - Print a Robot & add Mixed Media Wed 29th Jan AM - Upcycle & Construct Toys PM - Birds & Beasts, Clay Animals Thurs 30th Jan AM - Sewing & Felt-making PM - Sculpt with Wire, Jewellery, Draw & Paint The activities utilise a child's growing mathematical skills such as estimating, measuring, scaling up & down, changing 2D to 3D, exploring symmetry, and pattern-making. Natural sciences, such as chemistry, biology, geology and physics are included, as well as history and culture. See creativekids website. Phone Helen with any questions.

FUN LANGUAGES HOLIDAY PROGRAMMES Join us for a Fun Filled Day (Auckland) Morning and/of Afternoon in (Hamilton) Auckland - Monday 23rd DECEMBER 2019 AUCKLAND - Making Christmas Cards, Writing to Santa, Cooking and Playings lots of games in French! HAMILTON - Dates between 21st JANUARY TO 24th JANUARY 2020 SPAIN, ARGENTINA, MEXICO! Sign your child up for three fun-filled mornings of Spanish-themed activities! Children will have the opportunity to learn all about the culture, festivals, food, customs and more of three different Spanish speaking countries. They will be immersed in the target language through a range of fun and exciting games and activities! Suitable for all levels of Spanish, no previous knowledge required.

  • Location: Naseby (9396) Otago Region
  • Dates: from 04 Apr 2020 to 05 Apr 2020

This iconic event takes place each year in April. Hosted by the holiday park, organised by Mountain Biking Otago and sponsored by Bike It Now! Compete as an individual or as part of a team and enjoy the fabulous forest tracks and night time riding. Check out Mountain Biking Otago's webpage for entry details

  • Location: Titirangi (0604) Auckland Region
  • Dates: from 06 Jan 2020 to 24 Jan 2020

Monday January 6th – Friday January 24th, 2020 Join us for fun games, art & crafts, baking, sports and more. Don’t miss out!! Standard Programme 9am—3pm (Before and After Care available) We are a MSD Approved Provider and WINZ subsidies are available to eligible families. Children are asked to bring: Lunch, snacks, water bottle, shoes and sunhat each day (please make sure they have applied sunscreen also). All activities are subject to change at the supervisors discretion.

  • Location: Raumati South (5032) Wellington Region
  • Dates: from 04 Feb 2020 to 09 Apr 2020

Term 1 art classes & after-school care for children who like to make, create and invent. Located in Raumati, Paraparaumu - Kapiti. For ages 5-13 on Tues, Wed and Thurs. The kid's art classes are from 3.30 - 5pm, however children can arrive from 3pm onwards. There is a late-stay option until 6.30pm. Themes: Tuesdays - EXPLORE & ENGINEER - Investigate the sciences. Construct in card, wood, clay, plaster & wire. Wednesday - CREATE FABRIC ART - Make things from fabric & wool by sewing, dying, weaving & sculpting. Thursday - DESIGN MIXED MEDIA - Try out lots different materials and draw, design, collage, paint & print. - Qualified primary teacher and artist - 15 years' experience teaching art to primary-aged children - Progressive teaching methods - Lessons based on traditional and modern arts/crafts, developing skills & creativity - Structured, but in a home-studio setting - Daily or weekly themes - A child-friendly, relaxed environment for after-school - Lots of variety / choice - Excellent resources The classes provide an opportunity to play and experiment in a structured but caring, home-studio environment. Activities are designed and supervised by an experienced primary school teacher and artist. To meet the needs of active and curious children after school we explore a variety of crafts such as sewing, crochet, pottery, felting, weaving, jewellery and woodwork; and the art forms: painting, drawing, sculpting and printmaking. The activities utilise a child's growing mathematical skills such as estimating, measuring, scaling up & down, changing 2D to 3D, exploring symmetry, and pattern-making. Natural sciences, such as chemistry, biology, geology and physics are included, as well as history and culture. See the creativekids website. Phone Helen with any questions.

  • Location: Claudelands (3214) Waikato Region
  • Dates: from 27 Mar 2020 to 29 Mar 2020

The Waikato Show is about celebrating the Waikato and all that it has to offer. The show focuses on local knowledge and awareness. Within these walls you will find expos focused on youth, business, animals, clubs, health, environment, alpacas, a vibrant Cultural Village, community performances, emergency services, rides, experiences, opportunities, and all the possibilities in between. Things for children, parents, young people, older people, everyone who makes up the special community that is the Waikato.

  • Location: Palmerston North City (4414) Manawatu - Wanganui Region
  • Dates: from 12 Aug 2019 to 24 Aug 2020

We run sessions for the littlies all year round. SATURDAY 9-10am Every Saturday through the year we run an hour exclusive under-110cm session Come along for some fun with other littlies and parents! TERM TIME PRE-SCHOOLER SESSION Come along with your pre-schooler to Cloud 9's term-time sessions. 11am, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday during term time. Two hours exclusive jump time and free fluffy and mini muffin for the kids. Caregiver jumps free. $9 per child. Although you can book, you don't have to - it is usually fine to just turn up on the day. We'd love to see you there! HOLIDAY UNDER-110CM-SESSION During the holidays we run sessions, usually Monday-Thursday at 9-10am. One hour jump time with other littlies. Check our website to confirm details.

WBOPSA 'Have A Go' Days 2019! If you are new to the sport of Softball and would like to 'Have A Go" at playing and meet our lovely team of friendly Coaches, then come down to one of these FREE events and you can and HAVE A GO! All ages welcome! Sat 14th September – Carlton Reserve, Otumoetai. 9am-11am Sat 21rd September – Centennial Park, Te Puke. 10-12pm Sat 28th September – Kuirau Park, Rotarua .10am -12pm Sat 5th October – Carlton Reserve, Otumoetai. 9am-11am Sat 19 October - Carlton Reserve, Otumoetai. 9am-12am Starting with Tee-Ball followed by Primary Softball, Intermediate Softball and College Softball finishing around 12pm SEE YOU THERE! Opening weekend of Junior Softball at Carlton Reserve, Ngatai Road, Otumoetai. Starting at 9am with Tee-Ball followed by Primary Softball, Intermediate Softball and College Softball finishing around 12pm Hot BBQ food available all day with Reps teams fundraising and Ice Cream truck will be there. Further information can be found on our league website or by contacting Junior Co-Ordinator Harriet Watson. details on FB at wbopsoftballassociation or on the league website.

Hamilton BMX Club hold their club nights every Wednesday in our season. (weather permitting) starts back 29th January 2020 Club Open Days 2nd February & 15th March 2020 from 10am to 2pm. From 5.15 pm, racing starts @ 6 pm. BMX is a family sport which we enjoy & have fun so come & join in! For all ages & skill levels on balance & pedal bikes. New riders the first 3 club nights are FREE to register to get you started.... Riders must be fully covered e.g..long pants, long sleeve top, covered shoes (we have some gloves) & we offer bike & helmet hire $2 per item. Most of our new riders start off on their everyday bikes - bikes must not have bike stands, pegs etc... for safety reasons & rider must have either a bike helmet if on a balance bike or a full face helmet on pedal. From 10th February 2020 we are starting our training for all ages for members & non members. For non members we invite you to 3 sessions before joining the club so why not come & give BMX a go & learn some new skills. Mondays 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm cost $2 per session Bike & Helmet hire available. All updates are on our FB page & if you have any queries please contact us via email: See you at the track! Hamilton BMX Club