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Dannevirke Gallery of History 'Old Times Washing Day' display Sept - Nov 2020

Featuring underwear and washing machines from days gone by. Also check out the lovely old telephone box which has recently been refurbished

Location: Dannevirke

27September
2020


Gym Circuit

Circuit class in the gym using cardio and weights equipment and finishing with balance and core

Location: Dannevirke

28September
2020


Learners Licence Course Pahiatua

Are you over 18? Do you need your licence or driving without one? Then this course is for you. Course aimed at adults and those not at school. Come along and be supported to learn the Rode Code ready to sit the test at the AA. The course fee includes the cost of sitting the test.Dates: Sept Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th, and October Thursday 1st – sitting the test on Friday 2nd October at the Palmerston North VTNZ (time to be confirmed)Tutors: Karolyn Donald and Rachael MacKenzie

Location: Pahiatua

28September
2020


Pūkaha Junior Ranges School Holiday Programme

Pūkaha Junior Rangers is a school holiday programme with a conservation focus . It's a chance for 5-14-year-olds to experience hands-on learning in Pūkaha's nature reserve. Junior Rangers will help prepare food for our manu (birds) and feed the tuna (long-finned eels). Learn about the ngahere (forest) and how Pūkaha's captive breeding programme is helping to protect and restore Aotearoa's unique flora and fauna.

Location: Eketahuna

28September
2020


Sit and Be Fit

A seated and standing class which includes cardio, strength, balance and core

Location: Dannevirke

28September
2020


Defensive Driving Course

This is an approved NZTA course and certificate will be issued on completion. Open to all licence holders. A one-on-one 1 hour training sessions is includedTuesdays and Thursdays 26 September, 1st, 6 & 8 October 2020

Location: Dannevirke

29September
2020


Supercue Seniors - Tuesdays during term time

A movement to music class introducing 'super cueing' for optimal body awareness, posture and movement. It caters for seated, standing or active participants and uses resistance bands and dumbbells.

Location: Dannevirke

29September
2020


Child Protection

This course is ideal for coaches, volunteers or staff to learn about safe working practices when engaging with children.

Location: Dannevirke

30September
2020


Push Play Aerobics - Pahiatua

Low impact aerobics class to music in a friendly environment. Concentrates on general fitness and core strength.

Location: Pahiatua

02October
2020


Jetboat through the Manawatu Gorge

Experience the Manawatu Gorge from a new perspective at this introductory price. Bookings are essential.

Location: Woodville

03October
2020


Railcar trip through the Manawatu Gorge

Hooray, the railcar is back doing their fabulous trips from Woodville to Ashhurst and return, the kids will love it!

Location: Woodville

03October
2020


Maths is Fun - School Holiday Programme

Maths is so much more fun than you might think. Go along to the library and join in the fun activities.

Location: Dannevirke

05October
2020


Time to pass your restricted licence?

This course will help you avoid the most common mistakes that cause people to fail their restricted licence test. Free course with a local driving instructor.

Location: Dannevirke

06October
2020


Dannevirke Art Society 60th Anniversary Exhibition

This annual event showcases the very talented artists in and around the Tararua District. There will also be works for sale.9th 5:30pm - 7:00pm - $5.00 entry. 10 - 18 10:00am - 4:00pm, free entry

Location: Dannevirke

09October
2020


Introduction to Welding

Have you ever wanting to learn welding? Think of all the projects you could do or small repair jobs! This is a fee's free course for 3 days a week (6 weeks in total)

Location: Dannevirke

12October
2020


Basic Adult Art Classes

2020 ART CLASSES A Basic Art Course for Adult Learners: Materials and Techniques: an Introduction to Basic Skills and Concepts with reference to selected artists.

Location: Dannevirke

13October
2020


Cooking on a budget for Adult Learners

This workshop uses a welcoming group environment to show ways to make delicious, cost effective meals to feed your family for less.

Location: Dannevirke

13October
2020


New Zealand Sign Language - Term 4 - 14 October - 25 November

Why not learn sign Language?? Classes for beginners and to refresh.

Location: Pahiatua

14October
2020


Ruahine Ramblerz Marching Team Open Day

Have you fancied yourself in a marching team/ This group of fabulous marchers welcome you to their Open Day to find out more about it and see their performance.

Location: Dannevirke

16October
2020


SHB Womens Institute 70th Anniversary Craft Show

Showcasing the wide array of handcrafts that are made by these members. Pop along to check out what's on offer here.

Location: Dannevirke

16October
2020


Dannevirke Floral Art Group ' Floral Tune'

Beautiful floral arrangements to view with a theme of 'Floral Tune' There will also be a Club Design Competition.

Location: Dannevirke

17October
2020


Dannevirke Quilt Show

Go and see the gorgeous quilts made by the Cottage Quilters, there will also be raffles and a merchant mall

Location: Dannevirke

17October
2020


Prediabetes "Take Action' Get Educated

If you or a family member have been diagnosed with prediabetes come along to learn about:- What is prediabetes and how you can manage it - How you can reduce your risk of developing Type 2 DiabetesAll of our education sessions are free. Please register via our website or phone 06 357 5992.

Location: Dannevirke

17October
2020


Tararua College Community Duathon

An event for all the family to participate in..pre-schoolers through to adults.

Location: Pahiatua

17October
2020


Woodville Street Market

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

Location: Woodville

18October
2020


Elske Centre Open Craft & Activities Day

A wide variety of crafts available for sale here. Pop in and have a look and see whats on offer

Location: Dannevirke

20October
2020


Dannevirke Market Day

This is a huge market along the High Street. Here you will find shop bargains as well as crafts, food and produce. Make sure to stop in, you'll be sure to find a bargain!

Location: Dannevirke

23October
2020


Quiz Night at The Old Dairy Factory - Norsewood

Come and support Norsewood and the renovation of the old building with a Quiz Night. Get a group of 6 together in a team! Prizes for the winning team!

Location: Norsewood

24October
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Two Wheeled Day

Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts!! If you have a passion for these two-wheeled machines bring your bike to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day to display your sweet ride for other motorcycle enthusiasts and general public to enjoy and in doing so, compete to win some sweet prizes.

Location: Pahiatua

25October
2020


Pūkaha Community Open Day

Fun activities for the whole family. Everyone is welcome to come and check out what's happening. Entry is by koha

Location: Eketahuna

25October
2020


Cemetery Walk

Learn the fascinating stories of early settlers in this historic Settlers Cemetery.

Location: Dannevirke

01November
2020


Dannevirke Viking Choir Spring Concert

Don't miss this opportunity to hear the Viking Choir in their performance celebrating Spring

Location: Dannevirke

01November
2020


Eketahuna Club Spring Clean Car Boot and Plant sale

There will be lots of plants and second-hand items for sale as well as a sausage sizzle. Stalls cost just $5.00

Location: Eketahuna

07November
2020


Pukaha's Wairarapa Garden Tour

2020 marks 10 years of Pūkaha’s much loved annual fundraiser – the Pūkaha Wairarapa Garden Tour.This two-day, self-drive garden tour will feature beautiful and unique gardens in South Wairarapa. Sure to delight gardeners of all ages, we’re excited to be bringing you some firm favourites and some new gardens that haven’t been on the tour before.2020 will showcase gardens from Featherston, Martinborough, Greytown to as far north as Carterton. As always, the tour offers plenty of variety: gardens for small spaces, sustainable edibles, natives, ornamentals, rural homestead gardens and urban courtyards.

Location: Eketahuna

07November
2020


NZ Red Cross First Aid Courses

Red Cross has a range of courses that give everyone in the community a way to gain first aid skills.

Location: Dannevirke

12November
2020


Folk Night at The Old Dairy Factory in Norsewood

Four different folk artists will be presenting half-an-hour each of their favourite folk songs. Let's get a bit tradional

Location: Norsewood

14November
2020


Mad Hatters Market Day

Don't miss this fun Market Day that is held annually when the train comes to town

Location: Woodville

15November
2020


Mangatainoka Vintage vs Brexit vs EU Car Day

Calling all Vintage car owners!! If you have a passion for these machines bring your car to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day to display your sweet ride for other car enthusiasts and general public to enjoy and in doing so, compete to win some sweet prizes.

Location: Pahiatua

29November
2020


Carols by Candlelight at The Old Dairy Factory in Norsewood

Come along and celebrate Christmas with the community.

Location: Norsewood

06December
2020


Viking Festival in Norsewood

Awesome celebration of all things Viking, go and join the celebration of the Scandinavian history of Norsewood

Location: Norsewood

06February
2021


Kumeroa Primary School Fundraiser Trek

Bring family and friends and join in for a fun day out horse riding through the Kumeroa district. Ride through river crossings, farmlands and native bush. A six hour trek including lunch and refreshments. Park up at Armistead Woolshed. Pre-registration is required. by 19 February 2021

Location: Woodville

27February
2021