Photo showing the Youth Advisory Group in 2021.

We provide youth services and a cadet and scholarship programme for young people.

Our Youth Advisory Group (YAG) provides advice to Council from a youth perspective. 

To ask a question about our youth services, contact our Community Development Advisers on 09 430 4200.

School holiday programmes

Our Community Development team compiles a list of fun activities and programmes to help parents and caregivers organise activities for their children and young people during the school holidays. 

Some of these programmes are free, and many are registered with OSCAR and WINZ and may be subsidised.

School Holidays 2021 Term 3

These holidays run from Saturday 2 October until Sunday 17 October 2021.

Active Attitude School Holiday Programme

9 Commerce St Whangarei
Monday 4 Oct – Friday 15 October
8:30am – 3pm
5 – 13 years old

$35 per day ($30 for current members attending weekly classes)

(09) 945 4876

BOOST - Tania Dalton Foundation

McKay stadium
Monday 4 Oct – Sunday 17 October
9am - 3pm
Year 7 & 8 Girls only



Kamo Primary, Tikipunga Primary, Whau Valley Priamry 
Monday 4 October - Friday 15 October 
7.45am to 5.30pm 
5 to 13 year old 

$40.00 per day 

021 249 3308 

Kiwi North School Holidays

Kiwi North
Monday 4 Oct – Sunday 17 October
10am - 4pm
All ages

General admission prices

Let's Play Pong

Table Tennis Northland stadium, 97 Western hills drive Kensington (adjacent to northland sports house) 

Monday 4 Oct – Friday 15 October - two slots are available for both the weeks.

  • Slot-1 9am - 12noon Monday to Friday (Beginners).
  • Slot-2 1pm - 5pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (Intermediate/Advance).

All ages

Cost is $10 per slot OR $80 for full programme. Members of the club gets 50% off!

Phone 0225382035

Nature'sCool - outdoor adventures, all day, every day.

Huanui / Glenbervie
Monday 4 - Thursday 7th & Tuesday  12 - Thursday 14 October
8.30am - 3.30pm (supervision available outside of these times)
5 years old + (conditions apply).

$50 per day

Quarry Arts School Holiday Art Program 

Quarry Arts Centre, 21 Selwyn Ave 
Weekdays  Monday 4 - Friday 15 October, 9am - 4pm 
5 – 15 years old 

From $15 per class  

Questionable Research Labs

A mix of educational and social things around coding, science, technology, robotics + a game day (15 October) and a short film making weekend (8 - 10 October).
Manaia House, 41 Rathbone Street (corner Dent Street, opposite Westpac)
Dates: 5, 6, 8 - 10, 12, 13, and 15 October. 8:30am - 5:00pm.
9 - 18 years old

$45 per day and $30 for members (sponsored spots available). Cost varies slightly, depending on the day and activity.



Hurupaki Primary School Hall
Monday 4 & 11 & Wednesday 6 &13 October
From 6.00pm
10 years old +


Youthtown Holiday Programme

Northtec Campus 51 Raumanga Valley Rd
Monday 4 Oct – Friday 15 October
8.15am - 3.15pm
5 - 13 years old

$30 per day (Oscar subsidies available)

WAGS Holiday Program 

Whangarei Academy of Gymnastics , 25 Park Ave , Kensington 
Weekdays  Monday 4 - Friday 15 October, 8:30am - 4:30pm 
5-14 year olds  
$27 half day or $42.50 full day   
This programme will only run under Alert Level One and below  

09 4376667 

Whangarei Youth Space Holiday Programme

Whangarei Youth Space, Cafler Park
Weekdays, Monday 4 – Friday 15 October
10am – 4pm (one day each week will be 10am-2pm)
12-18 years old


09 972 7248

Youth Advisory Group

The Youth Advisory Group (YAG) provides advice to Council from a youth perspective. 

The group meets once a month to provide advice on how Council can make Whangārei an even better place for young people to live, learn, earn, play and have their say.

Youth Advisory Group

Council facilities and services for youth

Our youth-related facilities and services are mostly concentrated in the city and urban areas. These are the places where many young people from across the district gather to meet and socialise.

We also provide community funding and liaise with other agencies to support youth activities in the District. 

Our Cadet Programme provides training, development and paid work experience for young people aged 17 to 24. We also offer an Scholarship Programme for 

Youth-related facilities and services

Cadet programme and scholarship programme

Youth policy

Our Youth Policy outlines the principles we will follow when considering matters that affect youth, and three sets of goals to achieve.

Youth Policy