Your ultimate school holiday guide


Your ultimate school holiday guide

Welcome to your ultimate guide to making the most of school holidays at Westfield Manakau. Read on to find out how you and the kids can maximise the fun before the school bells ring again.

What's on

Looking for ways to entertain the kids? Visit Westfield Manukau for a range of activities to enjoy:

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Escape to the movies

Nothing says ‘school holidays’ like a day at the movies. Head to Event Cinemas located near The Coffee Club to catch the latest family flicks. The kids will be entertained for a couple of hours and you'll get to sit down and enjoy a bit of downtime. Perfect!

What’s on? Here’s a few of our school holiday picks below.

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) returns, and somehow her lost love Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) does as well, in this 80s-set sequel to the 2017 DC superhero hit.

The Croods: A New Age

Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Catherine Keener return to lend their voices to the sequel of the 2013 CG-animated prehistoric adventure comedy.

The Witches

Oscar-winning Forrest Gump director and filmmaking legend Robert Zemeckis adapts Roald Dahl's classic dark fantasy novel with Anne Hathaway Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci and Chris Rock.

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It's time to play

Indoor playground
Take a break and let your little ones burn some energy in our kids' activity area. All children are welcome, and entry is free, however, children must always be supervised. The indoor playground is open to use during trading hours.

Recommended Ages: Children 5 years and under
Location: located behind NZ Natural & next to Muffin Break

Please note that hygiene practices must be followed when using our play areas. All children must be supervised - Westfield does not provide supervision.

Fuel up

If you’ve seen a movie, visited the arcade or had a whirl on our play area, the kids (and you) would have surely worked up an appetite. Luckily, we have plenty of options available.

Grab a table at one of our cafes or restaurants and sink your teeth into a mouth-watering burger at Mcdonald's, enjoy a taste of Indin cuisine at Mumbai Express or indulge in delicious smoothie or juice from Tank.

If you’re simply looking to caffeinate, enjoy a cup from The Coffee Club, Muffin Break, Cova or Epiphany Cafe.

Kiddy carts

Looking for the ultimate in kid transportation? Kiddie Kruzzers are available for hire from the Customer Service Desk. Available in single and double seating, a Kiddie Kruzzer is the coolest way to get around.

An hourly charge applies -$5 per single, $8 per double and valid Photo ID is required.

Parents' rooms

Looking after your little ones will always be convenient at Westfield Manukau, thanks to our parents' rooms. Equipped with a microwave, change tables and kids’ toilets, all in a safe and comfortable environment. Our parents' rooms are located next to the Customer Service Desk and in Centre Court (next to Pascoes).

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