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22 Dec 2016

It’s that time of the year again when our young ones could get a little bored at home. To help provide an escape from  "having nothing to do", the Breakaway Holiday programme schedule for East Coast rangatahi has been announced. 

If your tamariki, mokopuna or nieces and nephews  are looking for some interesting FREE activities to keep them occupied while they are off school, check out the schedule below to find out what's happening in your community. The Breakaway Holiday programmes are for 11 – 17 year olds and delivered by local Hapu Social Service Committees during the Christmas/New Years break.

Wharekahika Social Services

Date: 2 – 5 January 2017               

Venue: Hinemaurea Marae, Hicks Bay   

Activities: Pa Wars Activities       

Contact: Moki Raroa on 021 063 6901 or 06 864 4407        

Tokomaru Bay Social Services

Date: 9-13 January 2017

Venue: Hatea a Rangi School     

Activties: Games; skill learning and creating        

Contact: Memory Moke Brightwell on 021 026 15290 or check out Tokomaru Bay Social Services Facebook page.

Potaka and Wharekahika Social Services

Date: 10 – 13 January 2017          

Venue: Te Puna Manaaki or Lottin Point               

Activities: Beach Sport, Hapu Site visits, Cooking               

Contact: Moki Raroa on 021 063 6901

Rangitukia Social Services

Date: 17-19 January 2017

Venue: Taperenui a Whatonga

Activities: Safety in the water    

Contact: Ollie Clarke on 06 864 8361 or Mamaeroa Olsen on 06 864 3737


TRONPnui Hapu Social Services

Date: 17-20 January 2017

Venue: Waikirikiri Domain, Gisborne      

Activities: Sports bonanza           

Contact: Gabe Olsen on 027 344 5162     


Tikitiki Social Services

Date: 20-22 January 2017

Venue: Te Puia Golf Club             

Activities: Golfing & beach activities       

Contact: Ginny Reedy 06 864 3742 or Adrienne Ngata on 021 176 4367