Break-away school holiday programme

These 1-week long school holiday programmes are for rangatahi aged 11 to 17. 

Activity happens daily, during Christmas and Easter holidays. The programmes give rangatahi an opportunity to enjoy fun, stimulating and structured school holiday programmes, at no cost.

There are 3 types of programmes:

  • Sport and activity based.
  • General activity programmes.
  • A combination of sport and general activities.
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Areas of high community need

The programmes are delivered in areas with high community need, based on the New Zealand Index of Deprivation. Priority was given to the following regions :

  • Northland (Whangārei and Far North Districts)
  • Tāmaki Makaurau (Manukau, Tāmaki Makauarau, Papakura and Waitakere Cities)
  • Waikato (Rotorua, Taupō and South Waikato)
  • Bay of Plenty (Tauranga, Ōpōtiki and Whakatāne)
  • Tūranganui-a-Kiwa 
  • Hawke's Bay (Heretaunga, Ahuriri and Wairoa)
  • Manawatū/Whanganui (Whanganui and Tararua)
  • Taranaki (Ngāmotu)
  • Te Whanganui-a-Tara (Porirua and Hutt City)
  • South Island (Māwhera, Ōtautahi and Ōtepoti).

These regions may be subject to change.

Published: October 10, 2023