7 Events to Keep the Tamariki Entertained These School Holidays

7 Events to Keep the Tamariki Entertained These School Holidays

Published: Wednesday 3 July 2024


School’s out for winter which means more quality time with the whānau! We’ve put together a handy guide to all the events you need to know about for this fortnight of fun.  

Here are 7 things that you can't miss during the school holidays:  


Battle Chorus

It’s time for Battle Chorus. Join the choir as you – the audience! - face off against another choir – also the audience! - in a battle of voices. Those 14 and over can unleash their inner singer in the ultimate singing competition at The Civic this July. 
📍 The Civic 
📅 Fri 19 Jul 


Auckland Live Morning Melodies: National Youth Theatre

Everyone loves a musical number, particularly when they’re sung by National Youth Theatre. Join these talented stars of tomorrow as they return to our Morning Melodies programme this year. 
📍 Bruce Mason Centre 
📅 Mon 15 Jul 


Aotea Square Ice Rink

For the 12th year, Aotea Square Ice Rink is back and better than ever! With Friday night DJs, Skate and Date Nights and brand-new Curling Lanes, this really is the unmissable Auckland winter event.  
📍 Aotea Square 
📅 Fri 28 Jun - Sun 11 Aug 


Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Puppetry, music and silliness! These are the three key ingredients that you’ll come across in the beloved Spike Milligan classic Badjelly the Witch Glow Show. 
📍 Bruce Mason Centre 
📅 Wed 10 Jul 


World Choir Games 2024

World Choir Games 2024, the biggest choral competition in the world, comes to Aotearoa! With plenty of categories from pop to jazz to gospel, there really is something for everyone. 
📍 Various Venues 
📅 Thu 11 Jul - Fri 19 Jul 


Madagascar the Musical

It’s time to move it, move it to the Bruce Mason Centre and join Alex, Marty and the gang for Madagascar The Musical.  
📍 Bruce Mason Centre 
📅 Tue 16 Jul - Sat 20 Jul 


The Civic Tours

Delve into the rich nearly 100-year-old history of one of the most elaborate Atmospheric Theatres in the world: The Civic. Book yourself on a fascinating weekly tour through this theatre today. 
📍 The Civic 
📅 Thu 15 Feb - Sat 30 Nov 

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