School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Manukau

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School holiday planner: activities for kids at Westfield Manukau

There is so much to do at Westfield Manukau these school holidays that we've designed a planner to help you make the most of it. Read on to find out how you and the kids can maximise the fun before the school bells ring again.

What's happening

Here are some of the events we are running here at Westfield Manukau.

Nickelodeon SLIME CUP live try-outs

We're on the hunt to find SLIME superfans to participate in SLIME-filled challenges and splat-tastic obstacles at our SLIME CUP live try-outs. Your mission is to team up with your bestie and take on SLIME-filled challenges for a chance to win the prestigious title of SLIME CUP Champions!

When: Saturday 13 April
Time: 9am - 4pm
Location: Level G, Centre Court

Wonder Park

We're celebrating the release of Wonder Park, in cinemas April 11, with a Wonder Week of free craft fun and more!

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive and we’re giving your little ones the chance to feel the magic.

When: Monday 15 - Thursday 18 April, Monday 22 - Friday 26 April
Time: 10:30am - 2:30pm (1:30pm - 3:30pm Thursday 26 April)
Location: Level G, Centre Court

*Limited spaces are available so booking is essential, please secure your spot on the day with the team.

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Movie time

Come down to Event Cinemas to see the latest kids' movies available. The kids will be entertained for a couple of hours and you'll get to sit down and enjoy a bit of downtime.
Check out some movie options:

Wonder Park

Wonder Park tells the story of a magnificent amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

Dumbo

Dumbo tells the story of a young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly and help save a struggling circus. When the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

When Hiccup discovers Toothless isn't the only Night Fury, he must seek "The Hidden World", a secret Dragon Utopia before a hired tyrant named Grimmel finds it first.

360° Virtual Reality


The first of its kind in New Zealand, 360° Virtual Reality is a multiplayer interactive gaming arena at Westfield Manukau. Choose from a wide range of gaming scenarios where your body is the controller and the mind believes it's real! Check them out, located just outside Event Cinemas.

Grab a bite to eat

Amongst all the school holiday fun, theres always a need to stop, relax and refuel. Check out a few places in centre where you can grab a bite:

Nandos
St Pierres
Muffin Break
The Coffee Club

Go for a shop

Looking for somewhere to pick up a little treat to keep your kids entertained these school holidays? Why not pop in to:

Farmers
Whitcoulls
Smiggle
Stirling Sports

Kids play area

Our Kids' play area is located behind NZ Natural & next to Muffin Break at Westfield Manukau. If your pre-school aged children are looking for something fun to do, let your kids discover the kids play area. Please refer to the playground rules located on the signage at the entrance of the play area before using.

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