Top things to do in Auckland this Spring

By Pia Marie Balquiedra  |  Posted: September 18, 2019


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    Spring is here! If you’re wondering what you can do with the family, then say no more! Here’s a list of some activities in Auckland to keep you and/or the little ones busy!

    1. Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tour


    Address: 26 Tall Tree Ln, Mount Creighton 9371, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 3-441 1079

    Looking to go on a unique and unforgettable journey with your loved ones? Then the Pure Glenorchy Scenic Lord of the Rings Tour is perfect for you!
    This establishment offers to take you on a journey deep into Middle Earth. They offer tours of various Lord of the Rings locations around Queenstown and Glenorchy!
    What are you waiting for? Feel the trilogy come to life! Book a trip now!
    Visit their website for more info!

    1. Flip & Fly Circus School

    Address: 26 Randolph St, Eden Terrace, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 9-303 2407
    Website: https://flipnfly.co.nz/

    Flip & Fly Circus School offers classes suitable for all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. They are known for their experienced and friendly trainers.
    Below are just a few reasons to get into acrobatics and circus training.

    • It helps improve overall health and fitness
    • It helps bring out a person’s creativity and imagination
    • It encourages physical, mental, emotional and social development
    • It helps improve hand-eye coordination, focus, and perseverance

    Click here to visit their website.

    1. Frank’s Music School


    Address: Ellerslie, Auckland 1060, New Zealand
    Contact Info: 09 818 1278 or 021 1006 435

    Frank’s Music School offers Contemporary Commercial Music Voice Coaching, Contemporary Guitar/Bass Tutoring, Pop, Rock and Jazz Band Training, as well as lessons in all contemporary instruments such as drums, piano, ukulele, Music Theory, and more!
    Click here to visit their website and here to register for lessons.
    If you’re wondering about the benefits of taking up a musical instrument, we’ve got you covered! Check out the list below.

    • Learning to play an instrument stimulates the brain and improves functions like memory and abstract reasoning skills
    • It can help improve a person’s social skills
    • Playing instruments helps people deal with stress
    • It gives people a sense of achievement and helps build confidence
    • It improves patience, discipline, and time management skills
    • It stimulates a person’s creativity
    • It’s fun!
    1. Kip McGrath Education Centres

    The Kip McGrath Education Centres focus on English and maths for primary and secondary students.
    The establishment and its wonderful staff believe that success in learning helps to boost a child’s self-esteem and encourages a positive attitude towards learning.
    Kip McGrath has been the leader in supplementary tuition for 40 years, focusing on English, reading, spelling, comprehension and maths.
    They are known for creating individual learning programmes specifically designed to suit each individual child’s needs.
    Interested? Below is a list of their branches across the Auckland region!

    Hamilton East
    Address: 29 Hukanui Rd, Fairfield, Hamilton 3214, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 7-853 5013

    Hamilton West
    Address: 89 Rimu St, Whitiora, Hamilton 3200, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 7-848 2262

    Henderson
    Address: 4 Waipareira Ave, Henderson, Auckland 0610, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 9-836 9061

    Westgate
    Address: Westgate Shopping Centre Maki St, Massey, Auckland 0614, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 9-831 0272

    What are you waiting for? Book a lesson now and find out how the establishment can help your child build a brighter future!

    Click here to visit their website

    1. VR Club NZ


    Address: 6A/33 Hurstmere Rd, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
    Contact Info: +64 27 257 2577

    Did you know? Gaming stimulates and soothes the mind in ways that routine exercise cannot! It can have a lot of unexpected benefits. 
    But before we get into that, below is the answer to a question that you may or may not be asking in your head, “what is VR anyway?”
    VR stands for virtual reality. It’s the use of computer technology to create simulated environments!
    People can utilise VR technology to experience activities that would normally come with a lot of danger, including extreme rollercoasters, skydiving, deep sea diving and more!
    There are also very realistic games that allow players to journey across different worlds!
    Now that that’s out of the way, below are a few reasons why gaming is good for you and your little ones!
    – Games improve your child’s cognitive abilities.
    – Playing games improves your children’s reflexes and muscle memory
    – Gaming can help control cravings
    – Gaming helps people cope with stress better

    If that sounds good, then you should visit VR Club NZ!
    Be sure to check out their wonderful collection of games and their various simulations. Some of their games are Westworld: Awakening, Wave Circles, Beat Saber, Cowboys and Aliens, and Job Simulator!

    For more info, visit their website!

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