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Have A Go Surf Day – 2019

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm


ALERT:  If you are a Mangawhai or surround area local resident and have not been able to secure a spot below, please call us quickly 09 431 5760 and we will do our best to make space available.
For kids from outside the area please also call however we may be limited in how we can help, we will do our best.

Aotearoa Surf School – bringing youth to the sport of surfing!

Back in full steam, our annual ‘Have A Go Surf Day’ is a safe, easy & fun ‘learn to surf’ day for all levels of surfers. We will have surfing, activities prizes and giveaways from Aotearoa Surf & our sponsors and the best part? It’s completely FREE!

Aotearoa Surf aims to introduce the excitement and fun of surfing to youth throughout New Zealand every year through this FREE event. There is no better way to showcase this than to give our future generations the opportunity to try surfing when they are young, giving them ocean confidence and awareness, a place to make new friends as well as a super fun day out in the ocean!

Our ‘Have A Go Surf Day is for kids and youth (4-16 years old) who may be new to surfing, beginners, intermediate surfers and even those that have never surfed before!

 Learn to surf with Aotearoa Surf! 

All surfboards, wetsuits, sunscreen and coaching provided by internationally qualified and experienced instructors, all of whom are first aid certified and surf lifesaving awarded.  Also supported by our local trainee instructors. Lessons throughout the day will cover beginner and intermediate level knowledge and incorporate beach education and safety!


When: Sunday 6th October 2019 (back-up day due to weather: Sunday 13th October)

Time: 9.30am – 5pm

Session Times:

9.30AM 4-6 yo All levels
10.15AM 4-6 yo Awards & Prizes
10.30AM 7-11 yo All levels
12.00PM 7-11 yo All levels
1.30PM 7-11 yo Awards & Prizes
2.00PM 12-16 yo All levels
3.30PM 7-16 yo All levels
4.45PM 7-16 yo Awards & Prizes

Where: Te Arai Beach, 708 Te Arai Point Rd
Aucklands #1 east coast surf beach.

Cost: FREE

Whats included:
 Everything! Surfboards, wetsuits, instructor coaching,  surf gear giveaways & prizes and a fantastic experience. Surfers are welcome to bring their own surfboards and wetsuits if they wish.

What to bring: Towel, warm change of clothes, good footwear, food and water!

How to Book: Please book at the bottom of this page. Be sure to select age group, no. of surfers, their details, add to cart and checkout! Please call us should you have any issues.

Important: 99% of the time our surf events happen without fail! It is possible that the weather/sea conditions may not be desirable in which case we will reschedule to the following Sunday 13th October. Lets pray to the wave gods!

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Out of stock!Session 1: 9:30am (4-6 yo)FreeMicro Surfers - ages 4 - 6 years old
Out of stock!Session 2: 10:30am (7-11 yo)FreeJunior Surfers - ages 7 - 11 years old
6 available
Session 3: 12:00pm (7-11 yo)FreeJunior Surfers - ages 7 - 11 years old

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3 available
Session 4: 2:00pm (12-16 yo)FreeJunior Surfers - ages 12 - 16 years old

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5 available
Session 5: 3:30pm (7-16 yo)FreeJunior Surfers - all ages - 7 - 16 years old

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October 6
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Aotearoa Surf
09 431 5760


Te Arai Point Carpark
708 Te Arai Point Road
Te Arai,


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