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April School Holidays Junior Ranger Programme

Experience hands on learning in Pūkaha's nature reserve. This is fun and educational for 5 - 14 year old's. The cost is $30.00 per child or $27.00 for members. The price includes lunch.

Location: Eketahuna

22April
2021


Farmers Day Race Meeting at Woodville

This is a chance to take a break from the farm and enjoy the racing action. There is an 8-race programme

Location: Woodville

Woodville Holiday Programme

This is for children aged 8 - 15 years. Limited spaces are available. Lots of fun activities to keep the kids occupied.

Location: Woodville

22April
2021


Autumn School Holiday Art Workshop

Get creative with watercolour painting, stroke drawing and art with autumn leaves. Local artist and art tutor Petra Lund will guide you through stroke drawing techniques, materials, set-up and techniques for wet-in-wet watercolour painting, and using dried autumn leaves to create a collage. Spaces are limited! Secure your child's place now by emailing petraodelialund@gmail.com or messaging @ArtistPetraLund on Facebook.

Location: Dannevirke

24April
2021


Anzac Day Concert

Please join us in a concert to celebrate Anzac Day

Location: Dannevirke

25April
2021


Anzac Day in Woodville

The Dawn Service will be at 6:00am in Fountaine Square, 10:00am Civic Service led by Holy Trinity Church and Woodville Districts Vision. followed by a cuppa in Anglican Church Hall.

Location: Woodville

25April
2021


Kakahu - Cloak Day session. Night sessions also available

Contents of learnings karakia, waiata, kupu related to korowai. Learn how to make your own korowai using traditional and contemporary techniques

Location: Dannevirke

27April
2021


St Johns First Aid Refresher Course

This course will renew your First Aid certificate.

Location: Dannevirke

27April
2021


Engage Training - more control - less impulse

Kathryn Berkett will cover how trauma can impact the development of the brain and how we can increase resilience . ENGAGE training will ensure you become more aware of what aspects of the early environment may create negative impacts on development.

Location: Dannevirke

29April
2021


Know the Code for Senior Drivers

This is a free classroom based road rule refresher course. Please register by 23 April as spaces are limited.

Location: Dannevirke

30April
2021


Neuroscience Information for teachers and parents

The workshop will cover how trauma can impact the development of the brain and how we can increase resilience. ENGAGE training will ensure you become more aware of what aspects of the early environment may create negative impacts on development. We will also explore what a positive environment looks like.

Location: Dannevirke

30April
2021


Rising Sons Boxing Gym Fundraising Open Day

Come down for the day and help support your local boxers. All proceeds towards new equipment, travel costs and uniform. Support the fighters and they will perform intense exercises.Ice cream truck, BBQ, bouncy castle, candy floss, tug or war and more

Location: Woodville

01May
2021


Dannevirke Settlers Cemetery Walk

This is an auspicious day to remember the May family at the Settlers Cemetery. Even more special is that decendants' living in Dannevirke are able to tell the story.

Location: Dannevirke

02May
2021


Pahiatua Computer classes - morning or afternoon

Starts 3 May to 5 JulyNeeding help to navigate your computer at home or wanting to upskill your knowledge?

Location: Pahiatua

03May
2021


REAP what you SEW with Billy Gordon

This course will give you an opportunity to get confident in basic sewing skills to drafting patterns. Sewing machines are available. Held each Monday 3 May to 5 July

Location: Woodville

03May
2021


Beginners Kakahu

This is a 12 week programme, 6 hours per week. Learning traditional techniques with contemporary resources. Limited spaces are available.

Location: Dannevirke

04May
2021


Cooking on a Budget

This course is designed to share low-cost meal ideas and give participants the opportunity to cook and taste the meal prepared. Held Tuesdays starting May 4 to 29 June

Location: Dannevirke

04May
2021


Eketāhuna Computer Class - Evening

Needing help to navigate your computer at home or wanting to upskill your computer knowledge, this course is for you

Location: Eketahuna

04May
2021


Pahiatua Sewing (night course) 10 weeks

Learners will plan, design and construct individual sewing projects to gain basic skills and confidence using a sewing machine. Previous learners will continue to build on sewing skills and knowledge. Beginners welcome.

Location: Pahiatua

04May
2021


Unlocking potential through Art

A great opportunity to learn something new, be creative or do something that you love. Art packs range from approx $35.00 (starter pack) to $60 (full pack). Individual items can also be purchased. Held Tuesdays.

Location: Dannevirke

04May
2021


Art for Wellbeing

Learn and practice key painting techniques with the study of select artists. Held fortnightly on Wednesdays until 16 June

Location: Dannevirke

05May
2021


Ngā Toi

Ngā Toi is a basic Māori art class for those wanting to learn how to incorporate traditional designs into everyday art. Held each Wednesday.

Location: Dannevirke

05May
2021


Pahiatua Sewing (day course) 10 weeks

Repurpose clothing by learning to reuse, recycle, mend and alter different items of clothing - making something from new from something old. Work on small projects to gain basic sewing skills and get confident using a sewing machine. Enrol by 4 May

Location: Pahiatua

05May
2021


Whakapapa Quilt Making

This would be a memorable gift for your tamariki or children and a physical representation of your whakapapa. No experience is necessary. Held each Wednesday from 5 May to 7 July

Location: Woodville

05May
2021


'The Book Club' by Roger Hall

Held by the Dannevirke Fountain Theatre. A matinee performance will also be held at 2:00pm on 15 May.The 'Book Club' features a cast of just one actor, and the story is narrated by this self-confessed book-a-holic Deb, who joins a book club after her children leave home.Through the book club she meets a diverse group of women, with a wide range of interests and opinions.

Location: Dannevirke

06May
2021


Dannevirke Night Market

Check out the crafts and food night market at the first night market. There will be crafts, coffee and great food!

Location: Dannevirke

09May
2021


Mothers Day at Pūkaha

Construct your own High Tea. Just $2.50 per food treat. Tea or barista coffee additional. Walk in's are accepted or book your table

Location: Eketahuna

09May
2021


Otope Trail Ride

Come and have a great day in the dirt! Sign in from 8:30am, ride briefing at 9:30am with the ride starting at 10:00am sharp. The track is approximately 40km over rolling hill country, suitable for 2 & 4 wheelers

Location: Dannevirke

09May
2021


Woodville-Pahiatua Cup Race Meeting

There will be a champagne breakfast for Mother's Day at 10:00am, tickets are $25.00 and include a cooked breakfast, free entry to the course, a race book and a free glass of bubbly for the women.

Location: Woodville

09May
2021


Te Reo Māori - Eketāhuna Course starts today

Learn how to pronounce Te Reo Māori words correctly and become familiar with tikanga, gain confidence, beginners are welcome

Location: Eketahuna

10May
2021


Woodville Work Ready Week

Not working but keen to be? This will help you to become work ready with learning and support in the following areas; Driver licensing, CV and interview readiness, drug testing info, forklift licensing, tax and managing money or benefit questions and much more. Finish the week with a completion certificate. possibly drivers licence or forklift licience and maybe even a job!

Location: Woodville

10May
2021


Te Reo Māori - Pahiatua Course starts today (9 weeks)

Learn how to pronounce Te Reo Māori words correctly and become familiar with tikanga, gain confidence, beginners are welcome

Location: Pahiatua

11May
2021


Virtual Reality (VR Voom) Design & Programming Courses for Students

Spaces for Year 7 and up students to learn about computational thinking, how to design and code for VR at no cost. Please discuss with your School prior to registering.

Location: Dannevirke

13May
2021


VR Voom Crash Course for Adults

This 3-hour crash course is designed for parents, teachers or interested adults to learn the basics of design and coding. Be introduced to the opportunities that are opening up in this new VR (Virtual Reality) frontier.

Location: Dannevirke

13May
2021


'A One Night Stand' in Pahiatua

Looking for A One Night Stand? Well, you've come to the right spot. No, no! Not that kind. The hilariously funny kind. A one-of-a-kind comedy event like Pahiatua has never seen before!Featuring Taylor Ruddle, Chris Ingham and Maggie Malone. Hosted by Ben 'Tito' Caldwell.This is a show not to be missed. In fact, we're pretty sure it'll be a one night stand you'll be boasting about for ages! Warning: May contain adult themes and coarse language.

Location: Pahiatua

15May
2021


National Day of Norway celebrations in Norsewood

This is Norsewood's heritage so come join the celebrations! Speeches, procession to Memorial Oak, children's entertainment with local choir and Scandinavian traditional recipe competition

Location: Norsewood

16May
2021


Woodville Street Market

Check out the range of crafts on offer at the local monthly street market.

Location: Woodville

16May
2021


Country Carnival Market in Dannevirke

This is a fantastic market showcasing local talent and crafts. A huge array of crafts and food available to purchase.

Location: Dannevirke

22May
2021


Walk the New Highway - Tickets on sale Monday 19 April

Come and walk the route of the new Te Ahu a Tūranga Manawatu Tararua Highway and see how much work has already taken place. There is a 7km and a 13km option.

Location: Woodville

23May
2021


An Online Safety Information Evening

Understand the harms our kids are facing online, learn practical solutions to keep your children safer online, get advice on healthy ways to approach these tricky subjects and much more

Location: Dannevirke

25May
2021


Mangatainoka Motors Show n Shine - Brexit vs EU Day

Right here at Tui Brewery on the last Sunday of each month we invite car and motorbike owners to bring their ride to participate in one of our Mangatainoka Motors Show and Shine Days.

Location: Pahiatua

30May
2021


Woodville's Historic Gorge Cemetery Conducted Tour

Hear the stories of the some of the people who signed a testimonial to the first Head Teacher of Woodville School - Mr W.G. Crawford.Meet at the Upper Gate

Location: Woodville

30May
2021


Relax/Reconnect/Restore Women's Weekend Retreat

Are you tired of the daily grind of being busy serving others and constantly meeting the needs of everyone else by yourself. How would your body and mind feel after a whole weekend of self-care?

Location: Norsewood

11June
2021


Learners Licence Course - Pahiatua

Are you over 18, do you need your Learners Licence? If so, this course is for you. Aimed at adults and those not at school. Come along an be supported to learn the road code in preparation to sitting the test, the course fee includes the cost of sitting the test. Must attend all courses

Location: Pahiatua

21June
2021


NZ Red Cross First Aid Courses 2021

Red Cross has a large range of courses that give everyone in the community a way to gain first aid skills, You'll be equipped to react safely in a medical emergency after doing this course

Location: Dannevirke

22June
2021


Mangatainoka Motors V8 Sunday

Right here at Tui Brewery on the last Sunday of each month we invite car and motorbike owners to bring their ride to participate in one of our Mangatainoka Motors Show and Shine Days.

Location: Pahiatua

27June
2021


Woodville Light Festival

Enjoy the fantastic light displays in the Stadium which will include a celebration of Matariki. Activities and free community BBQ. See you there!

Location: Woodville

04July
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Show n Shine Japanese Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

25July
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Hot Rod Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

26September
2021


Mangatainoka Motors - Two Wheels Day

Bringing engine enthusiasts together since 1889. Heaps of awesome prizes, live music, independent judges, food and drink available. $10.00 per vehicle or register online. Registrations at 9:30am

Location: Pahiatua

31October
2021