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Cans Film Festival
A special event is about to commence at the Regent Cinema in Dannevirke and will kick off with a screening of the story of how one New Zealander could amass the largest private collection worldwide of mainline steam locomotives.He now has around 27 of them in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa with many of them having run or still able to and has been up through the Tararua on many occasions on the way to either Napier or Gisborne.Ian Welch, the man in question, will be in Dannevirke on Saturday evening the 6th August and his appearance and film will be the start of the "CANS FILM FESTIVAL" that will run until the following Sunday.The price of admission will be one can of food in good condition for everyone attending and the cans will be donated to the two food banks in Dannevirke.This will apply to one movie each day and they will be advertised once the team from the "Friends of the DVK Regent" have picked the other films to complete thew lineup.
First Aid Course
Red Cross has a large range of courses so everyone in the community can gain first aid skills. Be equipped to react quickly and safely in a medical emergency - whether it's at home, work, on the sports field or in public places.
Eketāhuna Super Market
Lots of food, music, art, veg, craft & more. Held the second Sunday of each month
Kick Starting your Sales
Without sales, you do not have a business. Learn the five essentials to keep sales flowing into your business. This fun session will challenge your pre-conceptions, equip you with tools and give you some actionable strategies proven to work at increasing sales.
Oamaru Stone Carving Course
This is an opportunity to hand create your own stone carving using the stylish Oamaru stone. Extend your creative abilities and learn new skills.
Woodville Street Market
Check out the range of crafts on offer at the local monthly street market.
Eketāhuna Learners Licence
Do you need your licence or are you driving without one? Aimed at adults and those not at school, come along to this course and be supported asyou learn the Road Code ready to sit the AA Learner Licence Test. (NB: The course fee includes the cost of the test).Learners must attend all classes throughout the week.Venue: Eketāhuna War Memorial Hall, Jones Street, EketāhunaCost: $125.00, includes cost of sitting the test at the AA Masterton
Introduction to Excel Spreadsheets
If you are new to Excel, this is the workshop for you. Learn the basics of Excel to help reduce your frustration, improve your efficiency and enjoyment. This is fully subsidised.
Come check out the locally produced, crafts, food and gifts. Bring the family and enjoy the festive atmosphere
Come along and check out the array of awesome crafts and food. Held last Saturday of each month at 46 Main Street, or if weather is bad, the Town Hall.
Mangatainoka Motors - Ford vs Holden Day
Are you a Ford or Holden fan? 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.
Digital Device Training - Apple
Do you need help with your Apple iphone or ipad? Build your confidence by learning how to use your tablet or phone so that you can get the best out of it. Topics covered include storage, installing apps, Google Suite, online security, data management, pictures and videos. Course is for 6 Wednesdays and is fully subsidised.
Mix & Mingle
Here's an opportunity to meet up with old friends, renew acquaintances and welcome new residents to our district. Afternoon tea will be served, admission free and everyone is welcome.
Bingo Night Fundraiser
Come along for a fun night out and help fundraise for the quad. Prizes for winners, raffles. Tickets available from the College at $30.00 which includes supper, entry and 10 rounds of Bingo. Bar available - 18 plus
Positive Parenting Programmes
These free sessions provide an opportunity for parents and caregivers to find solutions to common issues. Ideal for parents of children aged 2.5 to 9 years.2 September - Dealing with disobedience9 September - Hassle-free mealtimes with children16 September - Managing fighting and aggression23 September - Developing a good bedtime routine
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.
Father & Son - Connect & Learn through Pounamu
To celebrate Father's Day this session is for fathers & sons (16 years and older). This workshop is a unique opportunity to spend quality time together alongside hand finishing your own quality pounamu.. An ideal taonga to keep in your family of pass on. Register by 24 August.
Memory Walk in Dannevirke
Our vision - Towards a world without dementia.Our mission - A dementia friendly New ZealandMeet at The Hub all dressed in purple and walk around the block for a fun, family event. Light snacks and refreshments will be available as well as an entertainer and information on demetia.Register through Eventbrite or call 06 357 9539 ex 205
Dannevirke Night Markets Food Festival
Market stalls, kids rides, food, coffee... a great night out for the family
Watercolour Paint & Sip Workshop
Fancy a serene morning of watercolour painting while you sip complimentary breakfast mimosas?!We bring you our first Thicket & Co workshop with local artist and flower grower Julia Thomson.Join us in the studio where Julia will take you through the fundamentals of watercolour artistry.You will paint beautiful spring flowers and take home an A4 finished piece to be proud of, as well as a mini-bouquet of spring blooms!A stunning selection of fresh flowers will be on offer for you to select from.Delectable refreshments provided by Thicket Gourmet Pantry!This workshop will run from 11am - 1pm Saturday 17 September.All materials provided.Book early to avoid disappointment.
10 Top Excel Tips
Learn ten tools that will make your spreadsheeting easier and more efficient. These features are not well known but are extremely useful. Learn about new features in Excel that will make things easier.
Diablos Caravan - one night only
After an amazing run of 42 shows around New Zealand earlier this year to sold out venues and regional towns, Diablos Caravan are back on the road for another national run of dates, bringing you amazing world class acoustic guitar from Spanish, Flamenco, Blues, Country and everything in between by a selection of three of the countries best players. The shows last tour were incredible...and this time around we have no venue capacity restrictions, some new performers and we get to play some of our favorite venues again, only bigger! This will be the first time the Caravan rolls through Norsewood, make sure you grab a ticket earlyIf you saw any of the shows on the first Diablos Caravan tour then you know to expect an incredible evening of virtuosic, explosive and dynamic acoustic guitar!
Community Open Day at Pūkaha
Enjoy a fun day out with the whānau amongst nature as Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre opens its doors to the community.Everyone is welcome. Koha entry.Discover wildlife, native forest walks, ranger talks, fun kids activities, market stalls, food, Whare Whakairo (carving studio) and much more.Delicious, quick food is available at Kākā Café.Please bring cash for koha entry, food and market stalls.Please no pets or alcohol.Limited carparking available. Please carpool where possible.Monies raised will be used to support native forest restoration and the captive breeding-and-release of endangered native species into the wild.
Regulating Emotions in ECE
We are seeing a rise in children struggling with their emotions in Early learning sessions. Early Childhood teachers are invited to join the East Team, Learning Support, Te Mahau, Ministry of Education to explore He Māpuna te Tamaiti and how it can help children regulate their emotions.Fully subsidised. Dinner provided
Back by popular demand! This is a wonderful workshop!Create beautiful nature-inspired glass dome-scapes in the studio with us. All materials provided to make a delicate botanical scene in your very own glass dome.Delicious treats from Thicket’s Gourmet Pantry will be provided as well as complimentary mimosas!Once everyone’s designs are complete, we will head over to the staging area where we will capture your dome on our spinning barrel (which has become a Thicket Motif)!This workshop will run from 6-8pm, Thursday 29 September 2022.If this is a gift, please include the name of the recipient. We will email you a bespoke reservation voucher for you to print and gift to your loved one.Images for inspiration only, dome style will be subject to availability.About our workshops
Women's Institute 71st Handcraft Show
A wonderful display of handcrafts including competition sections, machine sewing, handcraft, knitting, crochet & homespun and woven.Hall is open on Friday 2:00pm - 4:00pm for entries, public viewing is Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm, Sunday 9:00am - 2:00pm with prize-giving on Sunday at 2:00pm
Norsewood Country Festival
A fantastic weekend featuring live music, a market, vintage machiner, axe throwing, horses, archery. shooting games and scandinavian food.A fun family day out.$10.00 per person, Family 2ad2ch) $25.00, kids under 12 years free, over 12 years $5.00
Dancing Queen - A Tribute to ABBA
The world's premier live ABBA tribute is back by popular demand. This is a full scale concert featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle. Child $36.75 available 9 JuneEarlybird $50.75 available 9 - 19 JuneAfter 19 June $60.75. Groups of 6+ $55.75
Dannevirke Night Market
Check out the crafts and food night market at this wonderful night market. There will be crafts, coffee and great food!