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Things To Do

As we come across articles, websites or suggestions for activities to keep the kids and adults entertained during this COVID-19 Lockdown we will update this page.  Please feel free to try, adapt, or invent new activities.  If you would like to add your ideas to the list of Things To Do, please post them to Dargaville - What's On Facebook Page

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ANZAC Day activities:

(click on the underlined name to go through to these websites)


  • Knit or crochet a bunch of poppies from Waiouru Army Museum website
  • Join us with StandAtDawn from inside your bubbles, at home, in remembering those who have given their lives in the service of our country this Anzac Day. We will also be sharing soldier stories, poems and activities around Anzac Day.
  • Take a photo or a video clip and Tag #StandAtDawn #AnzacDay @RSANational @NZDefenceForce
  • Add the Facebook profile frame to your Facebook profile. Either click the button below and search #StandAtDawn or go to your profile on the Facebook app and tap "Edit" on your profile picture. Then tap "Add Frame" and search for #StandAtDawn.
  • Bake ANZAC biscuits
  • Check out Kids Corner ANZAC Day Activity Sheets
  • Make an ANZAC Day Poppy Wreath which you can download for free from twinkl.co.nz


activities for kids

Design Challenge from Bring your own Laptop

Cool Te Reo resources available through Dargaville Library

Free Colouring Pages of the Easter Rabbit or the March Hare

Build Your Best Fort and win $100 grocery hamper

Kids Competition from Sustainable You Facebook page - Prizes of NZ$100 & $150. Share it with friends whos kids might be interested. Closes Sun, 3 May 2020


Story Time - Fox in Sox

Circus Kumurani Online

Awesome Inc Activities both free and relatively inexpensive - a New Zealand company specialising in gratitude journals and resilience-building programmes are designed to empower kids, teens and adults to elevate your own happiness, so you can become stronger and wiser through the experiences of everyday life.


Pipi Ma -  Kia ora e hoa mā! We know its hard entertaining your tamariki in lockdown so we have created simple learning tasks around each of our new episodes that we hope the whānau can do together✨



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Here are 30 activities for adults to take care of themselves.  Pick out favourites and try a new one each day.  

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