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Based among beaches and vineyards of Matakana, an hour north of Auckland, this week-long programme of artistic workshops is held in early May each year. Participants learn from talented tutors, exchange ideas and techniques, meet people with diverse interests, and discover Matakana and its beautiful surroundings. Extra events include a welcome event and a participant’s dinner.
Disability support work is super meaningful mahi. You get to help others achieve the things that matter to them. It’s also really rewarding – because every day, you will be enabling people with disabilities to live lives they love.
Adult and children’s classes are individually taught in a group setting, over a nine week term, and they offer a variety of art tuition. Maybe start with an ABC class. These art classes are specifically for people who want to give it a go, with a group of like minded people. The classes provide an easy step by step painting structure which has been the hallmark of the Art Metro teaching programme for the last decade or so, and has enabled hundreds of Cantabrians to develop new creativity in their lives.
Watch This Space is your comprehensive guide to Christchurch street art. Use it for free on your phone, tablet, or computer. Also take a tour of the street art of Ōtautahi (Christchurch) and see things in a different way.
Craft Without Borders aims to connect people with refugee and migrant backgrounds with the wider Ōtautahi community through creating and sharing traditions. Fortnightly sessions. Check Facebook for dates. They would love to craft with you.
Changing lives through creativity. This is a professional service in person-centred visual arts learning, creative therapies, and arts practice, and maintains an extensive exhibition calendar for their artists. Welcomes enrolments at any point during a term. Based at St Lukes but also has off-site locations in the North Shore, Avondale and Ōtāhuhu.
Curated experiences for everyone. Central Christchurch has undergone a metamorphosis; embrace this evolution and jump on board with everything happening in the CBD. Uncover the hidden gems nestled in the laneways and side streets of the central city, take a walk around Ōtautahi’s music hotspots, or grab dinner and drinks at one of the fantastic eateries. No matter what you're looking for, the city centre has you covered. Getting into town is easier than ever, thanks to regular buses, bike lanes, and over 10,000 car parks within the city centre!
Dahlia Dangerous and Trillian are skilled burlesque artists who can't wait to meet you and introduce you to their world and get you moving on their syllabus. The Ballet School Dropouts is a safe space for folks over the age of 18, where they can explore and connect with their sense of self love, sexuality and body positivity.
2 studios in Ponsonby and Newmarket. Both inner-city sanctuaries. Your space to connect with breath, body and mind. They look forward to practising with you. A great timetable of classes. Expand your experience of yoga with a variety of workshops and events. Each offering provides the opportunity to explore, learn, and connect more deeply to this practice alongside your Eastwest community.
The Aigantighe holds an extensive permanent collection of New Zealand and international art from the 16th century to the present day. Its collection of British Victorian paintings is particularly strong, while national favourites Charles Goldie, Frances Hodgkins and Colin McCahon are also very well represented.
Art Classes over 13 weeks catering for adult learners, ideal for either absolute beginners and also more advanced artists who use a more challenging curriculum to stretch their skills, inspire them or 'get their mojo back' after a break. Art like so many things is a lovely topic with 'layers' to inspire and delve into. Social, well structured way to learn the foundation skills of drawing, oil pastels, watercolour and acrylic painting. Many branches across NZ.
Instead of focusing on offering flexibility as a tick-the-box option, Jobs for Mums started thinking about what is it that families need to live happier and more productive lives. Unlocking New Zealand's largest reserve talent pool and setting up a brighter future, one job at a time. Jobs for Mums is NZ first family friendly job board. If you’re a parent, grandparent or caregiver and you are looking for some flexible work - have a look at their website. You will find some amazing employers offering roles with all kind of family friendly benefits.
Four times as big as other years! A great way to get yourself into the Christmas spirit. Rattle off your gift list while sipping on hot chocolate and eating your body weight in candied almonds, cookies, and the largest collection of pretzels this side of Berlin.
The Art Attic Gallery was created to showcase emerging and established artists alike. Located upstairs in a bright, historic space in the centre of Invercargill at 43 Tay Street, above Ivan Bulling Furniture. All kinds of events to get yourself involved in and connect with like minded folks
Loads of networking and social opportunities for the LGBTQI community - fun, social and a safe space. They are committed to ensuring their events are a safe space for all attendees. They expect all attendees to behave in a way that aligns with values of care and inclusion. Volunteers will be present on-site at the event to ensure a safe and enjoyable evening for all attendees.
Are you passionate about art? Would you like to extend your creativity through learning the skills and techniques for creating a landscape using acrylic paints, but you're not sure where or how to start? Excellent online tutorials. Check out the inspirational student gallery and then learn how to paint.
Parnell Farmers' Market has been open, rain or shine, every Saturday from 8am to 12 noon since 2007. They do take a few weekends off over Christmas and New Year's! Craft Harvest shares the same principles as Parnell Farmers’ Market. While the two markets are separate entities, both offer an excellent range of high quality product, sourced locally and sold by the makers and producers themselves.
Enjoy a fun 9 holes of Golf or Foot Golf, hit at the indoor driving range and training facility, or grab a drink and a bite to eat. Fully licensed, offers an all-day cafe-style menu. It’s a good idea to book your tee time by phone or email. That way you get priority. Outstanding reviews for its relaxed friendly vibe.
Teaching French to adults and children at all levels and a diverse programme of cultural activities throughout the year. Term classes run in 10 weeks blocks. As well as regular classes, a variety of special topic classes, language workshops (grammar and pronunciation), conversation groups and intensive classes available. Please note that we need at least 5 students to open a class.