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:    



** Waitaha - open for selected days, 9am-3pm


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.  


Term 2 2024 Holiday Programme Information


We are operating our fun-filled Term 2 2024 Holiday Programme from 7am-6pm daily, at the holiday programme venues listed above (except Waitaha).

 *Please note that your child/ren are welcome to attend any holiday programme venue.


Below are our Term 2 2024 Holiday Programme overviews, which provide an indication of all the fun we have planned for our tamariki during the programme. 



Lemonwood Grove 



West Rolleston


Te Matauru




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

Info for Parents


Do you have further questions?  These may be answered in our Payment Info and FAQs doc below, or give us a call:

Payment Info and FAQs 


Bookings are Open!




Waitaha Holiday Programme Information


Our wonderful Winter Holiday Programme will operate at Waitaha School from 9am-3pm on two days of each week of the holidays:


Term and Holiday Programme Dates 2024


Term 1 2024: Wednesday 31 January / Thursday 1 February

* Te Rōhutu Whio School is holding kanohi ke te kanohi conferences during the school day on Wed 31st Jan and Thurs 1st Feb 

Term 1 Holiday Programme: Monday 15 April - Friday 26 April

- Note: Closed for ANZAC Day on Thursday 25 April


Term 2 2024: Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July

Term 2 Holiday Programme: Monday 8 July - Friday 19 July


Term 3 2024: Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September.

Term 3 Holiday Programme: Monday 30 September - Friday 11 October


Term 4 2024: Monday 14 October - Mid-December TBC 

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 20 December, at our Holiday Programme venues, as listed above. 


January 2025 Programme: BB's will be open for our January 2025 Holiday Programme from 7am on Monday 6th January at selected venues and from 7am on Monday 13th January at our other holiday programme venues. The programme will run through until 6pm the day before school starts for 2025.


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 Tuesday falls on Tuesday 2nd April in 2024.

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


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