Holiday Programme

Stimulating and Loads of Fun!

BBs takes pride in offering a stimulating and fun filled Holiday Programme that caters for the needs, interest and abilities of all primary aged children. We provide age appropriate activities and resources that will allow your child to learn and grow while having loads of fun! In-depth planning and organising for each day is done well in advance. This planning is extremely detailed and ensures that children of all ages will always have a brilliant day at BBs Holiday Programme. You are welcome to view our planning any time. Last holidays the children wanted to stay all day every day!

All primary school aged children are welcome at ANY venue for our Holiday do not need to enrol at the venue at which your child attends school.

Numbers are limited so book early to avoid disappointment. 

Holiday Programme Venues:    



* Te Rōhutu Whio open for holiday programmes from 2024.

** Waitaha - open for selected days only 


Please note that payment is required before the programme commences to secure a place in our Holiday Programmes (except Waitaha). Payment is required at the time of booking for bookings that are made during the programme.  


Christmas 2023 Holiday Programme Information


We are operating our super-fun Christmas 2023 Holiday Programme from 7am the day after school finishes until 6pm on Friday 22nd December!  Bookings will be open by the end of November!

There is no specific programme overview for our Christmas HP, instead the various supervisors arrange a variety of exciting Christmas activities and games, depending on the skills and interests of the children attending each day.  

Here is some extra information that will assist you with being super-organised for the programme...


Info for Parents




Most of our schools are finishing at lunchtime on their last day of school for 2023 and we are running an Early Finish programme at many of them.  Children are welcome to attend an Early Finish session at a school that is different to that which they usually attend.

Please book in here...

Early Finish Book Now!


January 2024 Holiday Programme Information


We are operating our fun-filled Janaury 2024 Holiday programme from 7am on the date shown below until 6pm the day before school commences for the year:

* No January HP at Te Rōhutu Whio 

The January 2024 Holiday Programme overviews below provide an indication of all the fun we have in store for our tamariki at each venue during the programme.

Bookings will be open on Tuesday 21 November.

Clearview  Lemonwood Grove  Prebbleton  Rolleston School  West Melton  West Rolleston 

Te Matauru

Fairfield  Hapori


Here is some extra information that will assist you with being super-organised for the programme...


Info for Parents




Waitaha Holiday Programme Information


Our wonderful Christmas Fun 2023 and Summer Fun 2024 Holiday Programmes will operate at Waitaha School from 9am-3pm on each of the following days:


Bookings will be open soon, to secure your spot in this fun programme!


Term and Holiday Programme Dates 2023


Term 1 2023: Monday 30 January / Tuesday 31 January / Wednesday 1 February - Thursday 6 April.

Term 1 Holiday Programme: Tuesday 11 April - Friday 21 April


Term 2 2023: Monday 24 April - Friday 30 June

Term 2 Holiday Programme: Monday 3 July - Thursday 13 July


Term 3 2023: Monday 17 July - Friday 22 September.

Term 3 Holiday Programme: Monday 25 September - Friday 6 October


Term 4 2023: Monday 9 October - Mid-December (as below)  

Please double check your school's website for the confirmed finish date and time, as this is subject to change.


Our Early Finish programmes will operate at a number of schools that close at lunchtime on the last day of school.


Christmas Programme: BB's will be open for our Christmas Holiday Programme from the end of school until 6pm, Friday 22 December, at our Holiday Programme venues, as listed above. 


January 2024 Programme: BB's will be open for our January 2024 Holiday Programme from 7am on Monday 8th January at our West Rolleston, Lemonwood Grove and Fairfield venues and from 7am on Monday 15th January at our other holiday programme venues. The programme will run through until 6pm the day before school starts for 2024.


Other Holiday Programmes

Busy Bumbles also offers one-day Holiday Programmes, to cater for families who require care on days within the school terms which are not public holidays however the school is not open for instruction.  Examples of these days include:

Easter Tuesday - The day after Easter Monday, which is not a public hoiday but which schools are closed. Note: Easter that Tuesday falls within the Term 1 Holiday Programme in 2023.

Teacher Only Days - These vary from school to school and will be advised in school communications. 


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