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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.
Uma’s Indian Veg Cooking Classes
The classes are for two hours. Uma will demonstrate two Indian vegetarian dishes. You will get the opportunity to taste them!
Two Raw Sisters
Sisters Rosa and Margo are the Two Raw Sisters. Based in Christchurch, the focus is making plants the centrepiece on every plate and adding protein on the side. All of their recipes are nutritionally approved, thanks to Rosa's qualifications as a registered nutritionist with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Nutrition). They have written best selling books all about minimizing the use of expensive ingredients, instead focusing on utilizing seasonal produce and everyday pantry staples. Classes available.
The Cook Schools have been running for over 20 years now and are a regular part of their year and one that they approach with much enjoyment.
Ashburton Society of Arts
Encouraging artists to express themselves and create unique works of art, whatever the chosen medium. The society offers a wide range of workshops, special interest groups, exhibitions and social activities. Welcomes all artists whether beginners or experienced.
Lee van der Geest Art & Workshops
Come and work with Lee in her cosy straw bale home to create your own unique piece of art. She has a variety of workshop options available to suit any and all levels. Beautiful wire sculptures.
Classes are suitable for the novice and hobby artist who is seeking to develop their creative and technical skills in a relaxed setting, while enjoying the company of others.
Marlborough Art Society
A community art society based in Marlborough. Regular exhibitions featuring local and national artists. Classes and workshops also available.
Browne School of Art
Quality, accessible, professionally delivered art courses and plenty of constructive personal feedback and encouragement.
Social Cooking can create fun experiential cooking events for groups of all sizes, from small groups of 10, right up to crowds of 300 or more, the perfect host for any large group events. Shared food experiences bring us together.
Sheila’s Indian Kitchen
Anu has a good knowledge of all kinds of North Indian food and use of spices and their benefits. Her food is based on her Mum’s authentic cooking and so she has named her classes after her - Sheila. You will learn mouth watering Indian recipes with easy to follow steps.
Savour Cooking School
With small group sizes, a relaxed and fun atmosphere, the best freshest ingredients and top chefs at these cooking classes, you’ll love learning to cook here. Perfect for anyone from novices to dedicated foodies, Savour Cooking School is a hands-on experience where you’ll learn a lot more than just how to make a great meal.
Book by phone or online. Choose from Japanese, Vietnamese, Thai, Malaysian, Indian, Korean and Chinese cooking. Totally authentic, award winning chefs from all different countries in Asia who believe in having fun.
Ruth Pretty Cooking School
One of the Wellington region's most highly regarded catering companies. The classes are very popular. Outstanding menus, hospitality and chat.
Mindful Conscious Cooking Wellness Food Weekend. You are more than welcome to enjoy your stay at Rudy's Retreat without ever cooking a thing. But if you find cooking relaxing, you may want to consider joining their cooking classes! Together you can explore ways to cook healthy, delicious food with fresh, seasonal produce.
Riverside Kitchen Classes
Whether you want to brush up on your basic cooking skills, learn to cook simple delicious dishes under the watchful eye of trained chefs, or just want to sit back and enjoy a culinary experience with friends, there is a class for you.
Nourish Holistic Nutrition
Harnessing the nutritional power of food. Fantastic classes and events. Learn to cook and nourish at every meal.
Jazz Indian Cooking Classes
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Homeland Cooking School
Homeland is a cooking school. Homeland is a dining room. Homeland is an innovation hub. Homeland is a connector of communities.
Good From Scratch
Learning to cook has never been simpler or more delicious, thanks to Michael Van de Elzen's Good From Scratch Cookery classes. All the beautiful classes are designed to suit all cooking abilities and experience. Every hands-on class is lead by an experienced host. Sign up for updates for 2023 classes and the Supper Club experience.
Cinnamon Lotus Cook School
An evening of fun, entertainment and delicious food with friends and family under the guidance of a professional chef.
Basestep Modern Jive
Learn to partner dance and move with style and grace. The beginners class is great whether you’re looking to learn new dance moves or hone in on your existing talent, this class is what you are looking for. It’s fun and social and the instructors are committed to giving each student attention while also moving the class forward.
Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. It empowers people of all shapes and sizes by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Classes are taken barefoot to soul-stirring music. Trainings teach people how to get in their body, learn about the body’s way and cultivate body-centered awareness. Every experience can be adapted to individual needs and abilities.
Breathe, move, dance. Learn about the Nia Technique which combines movements and concepts from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Balancing technical precision with free-form expression, Nia brings the body, mind, emotions and spirit to optimum health through music, movement and self-expression, guided by the sensation of pleasure.
Southern Rock ‘n’ Roll
Check out this social rock 'n' roll club. Beginner and intermediate classes for social rock 'n' roll dancing - lots of social opportunities.
Sun City Rockers Nelson
Hey you cool cats and kittens! The focus of Sun City Rockers, Nelson, is to engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock'n'roll so check it out. Caters for competitive and social dancers of all ages and levels.
Salsa is a fun partner dance that you can learn right in Hawke’s Bay. They hold regular classes in both Hastings and Napier and regular salsa parties to connect with fellow learners. I bet you look good on the dance floor!
Two Great Locations (Mt Albert and Henderson). Aimed at those 60+ who are able to attend unaided. You will always leave a smile and fell refreshed in your body and mind.
Under the Hood BBQ Classes
Join Dave and Michelle for a full day, immersive, hands-on masterclass in sunny Nelson. Everything you cook, you eat, so come ready to have some fun, get filled with knowledge and a whole lot of BBQ!
Land and sea-to-plate cooking experiences based in the beautiful region of Kaikoura. There are several different ways to experience Hapuku Kitchen, culinary adventures, private classes, supper club and catering.