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Your guide to Christmas at Westfield Manukau

The decorations are up and there's magic in the air. From photos with Santa to Christmas gift ideas for the whole family, Westfield has everything you need this festive season.

We've compiled this ultimate guide to Christmas at Westfield Manukau, including how to book your Santa Photography session, Christmas opening hours, local Christmas events and more.

Christmas opening hours

We’ve extended our opening hours in the lead up to Christmas so you have more time to shop. Plan ahead and shop at a time that suits you.

See our Christmas opening hours here >

Santa photos

Tis’ the season to be making merry memories. Create a Christmas memory and book your Santa photo at Westfield Manukau. Bookings are essential for Santa Photography, Pet Photography, and Sensitive Santa Photography sessions so book online to secure a time that’s convenient for you. Our sessions can book out quickly, so book in early to secure your spot!

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Exciting Christmas events & activities

Your chance to win with 12 days of Gift-mas

Friday 1st - Tuesday 12th December | 11:00AM- 2:00PM

Are you ready to unlock magical possibilities with your chance to win with 12 days of Gift-mas? This Christmas, Westfield members can WIN instant daily prizes from 1 December.

Find out more, coming soon.

Gingerbread Lane

Monday 11 Dec - Sunday 24 Dec | 11am -2pm

Take a break from the hustle and bustle with Christmas themed activities from cookie decorating, to santa letters to story time, we'll keep your little elves entertained!

Visit Gingerbread Lane, our Christmas activity zone located near ANZ bank.

Find out more, coming soon.

Giant Gingerbread Art

Monday, 06 Dec - Friday, 24 Dec | During Centre Hours

This year tamariki from our community have come together to design and decorate 6 giant Gingerbread.
Check out the community art on your next visit - Located opposite ANZ Bank.

Find out more, coming soon.

Christmas Entertainment

Throughout November & December

We will have entertainers, treats and visits from Monty spreading Christmas Joy throughout November & December.

See below for our entertainment schedule this Christmas

Live DJ
4pm - 7pm 16, 17, 23, 24 Nov
4pm - 7pm 14, 15, 21, 22 Dec

Learn more here >

Merry Monty visits
11, 29, Nov
9, 17, Dec

Christmas Treat Cart
We're feeling festive and handing out free mini–reindeer cupcakes to Westfield Members on the following days in centre:

Thurs 30 Nov 4pm – 7pm
Fri 1 Dec 4pm – 7pm
*Available while stocks last, one per member.

We're making Christmas easier

Gift Wrapping powered by Energizer

*14 -24 Dec | 10am – 8pm, (9am – 6pm Christmas Eve). *

You've done the hard yards of finding the perfect Christmas gifts, so let us help by taking care of the wrapping.

Still stuck for Christmas gift ideas?

Let them choose their perfect gift with a Westfield Gift Card. Westfield Gift Cards can be purchased from our customer service desk at all Westfield Shopping Centres and Westfield Digital Gift Cards can be purchased online and delivered straight to their inbox.

Best Parking

Make your trip a breeze and plan your visit ahead of time. Find the best parking at Westfield Manukau for your visit here.

Make the most of every shopping trip with Westfield membership

We’ve been dishing out plenty of incredible member offers and events. Unlock your member benefits this Christmas by downloading the Westfield membership app.

Find out more >

Need help navigating the centre?

If you need to locate a specific store or event but are not sure where it is, visit our friendly customer services team near City Chic, or call them on (09) 978 5300 and they will be able to direct you to the right location.

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