Looking for a local Easter egg hunt for your children? Or an Easter parade, Easter brunch or breakfast or other Easter events in New Zealand? Scroll down this page and you will see all of those in New Zealand, sorted by county. ALWAYS either see their website or call before you go to confirm the info, there are often last minute changes which they do not report to us! If you have missed the Easter egg hunts in your area (or they were canceled), see this page about how to easily have your own backyard or local park Easter egg hunt.
It looks like more Easter egg hunts will be returning in 2022! Unfortunately MOST have not post 2022 dates and will wait until days before the event to publish their plans and details. We're updating their information daily as it comes in. The dates below are PROSPECTIVE, NOT YET CONFIRMED, based on past years. We WILL update these as it gets closer to Easter. When we CONFIRM an event for 2022, the date will be highlighted in yellow, like this passage to make them easy to find as you scroll down the page.
If you have missed the Easter egg hunts in your area (or they were canceled), see this page about how to easily have your own backyard or local park Easter egg hunt.
RELATED: You may also want to
go to a local farm to
Pick Your Own fruit and vegetables; strawberries start very soon in most areas! Farms will be open, and it's quite safe out in a field,
where people are not close to each othger!
And if you are looking for local children's consignment sales, also often held by churches in the Spring and Fall, click here!
ALWAYS click the links to check date and time with the event's own website, as there are often last minute cancellations, postponements or changes to locations due to weather (like heavy rains) or logistical problems, just click on the link to the event's website and (in most cases), you want to click on the "events" link or "calendar" link on their website.
Or use their site search for "Easter". Do let them know you found them here, so
they will update us next year. Since many egg hunts do not publish the
current year's dates until the very last minute, or simply never respond to
email, we may not get their
current information, which is why we have links to their websites, Facebook
pages and calendars. Besides egg hunts, there are also Easter breakfasts and brunches and
Easter parades to watch!
If you need to add your egg hunt or update your existing information, click on these links.
Click on your area of New Zealand (North Island or South Island)
Easter Egg Hunt, Parade and Event Listings - click area above
If you have any to suggest or have any feedback about any you have visited, or want to suggest a farm, please email me via the feedback form or suggest a farm form! And if you own a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!
And if you want simple illustrated, instructions on making and canning (preserving, bottling, freezing, etc.) many common items, like how to make jam, applesauce, apple butter, spaghetti sauce, salsa, fruit pies, freezing vegetables, putting up peaches, green beans, etc., just click here. For tips on picking click here!
New Zealand Pick-your-own calendar
|January||Apples (early, starting mid-Jan), Blueberries, Melons,
Peaches, Plums, Raspberries, Strawberries, Sweet corn
|February||Apples (early), Blueberries, Melons, Sweet corn|
|March||Apples, Some Blueberries (early March), Grapefruit, Lemons, Melons, Raspberries (Fall crop), Sweet corn|
|April||Apples, Grapefruit, Lemons, Melons, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop), Sweet corn|
|Apples, Grapefruit, Lemons, Mandarins, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop)|
|June||Apples, Mandarins, Oranges, Raspberries (Fall crop)|
[General picking tips and a guide to each fruit and vegetable] [How much do I need to pick? (Yields - how much raw makes how much cooked or frozen)] [Selecting the right varieties to pick] [All about apple varieties - which to pick and why!] [Picking tips for Vegetables] [ Strawberry picking tips] [ Blueberries picking tips]
[ All About Home Canning, Freezing and Making Jams, Pickles, Sauces, etc. ] [FAQs - Answers to common questions and problems] [Recommended books about home canning, jam making, drying and preserving!] [Free canning publications to download and print]
Easter Egg Hunt, Parade and Event Listings