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Matariki @ Pukaha National Wildlife Centre

Celebrate Matariki at Pūkaha.By day - Traditional weaving, By night - Matariki Tours (18 & 25 July) At this time of year, the cluster of nine stars known as Matariki (or Pleiades) rises in the winter sky. For many, it signals renewal and the start of a new year. Matariki literally means the ‘eyes of god’ (mata ariki) or ‘little eyes’ (mata riki). It’s also a time to remember the past. This year, as we recognise Matariki it seems especially fitting to pause, reflect and consider our hopes for the future.

Location: Eketahuna

13July
2020


Pukaha Rangers 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

13July
2020


School Holiday Programme - Boys/Tama

Invest in u this July, a physical and mental well being programme supporting our fantastic local businesses. Free, fun and friendly. Six spaces available. For ages 11 - 15 years

Location: Dannevirke

13July
2020


Defensive Driving Course in Dannevirke

This course is approved by NZTA and on completion, a certificate will be issued. Open to all licence holders, including those on a Learner's Licence, however it is recommended that they complete approximately 50 hours driving time prior to attending the course.The course runs Tuesdays and Thursdays for 2 weeks.

Location: Dannevirke

14July
2020


Pride in our Land Muster 2020 - Eketahuna

Our people, sharing their stories on our land.

Location: Eketahuna

14July
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

15July
2020


Brightside of Woodville

Coming to you live for a massive night in! Bringing the big rock power numbers to you and have you singing your lungs out with an interactive entertaining live band.

Location: Woodville

17July
2020


Pride in our Land Muster 2020 - Pongaroa

Our people, sharing their stories on our land

Location: Pongaroa

17July
2020


Woodville Street Market

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

Location: Woodville

19July
2020


Computer Classes in Pahiatua

Do you want to be able to master your computer at home, or to use the computer at the library or at work more skillfully? Then these classes are for you. Tutor Karolyn will gently guide you to becoming a confident user, in lots of small achievable steps.Every Monday - 10 classesEnrol by 16 July 2020

Location: Pahiatua

20July
2020


Eketahuna Te Reo Term 3

Have you always wanted to learn Te Reo Māori? Then this is the class for you.Speak Te Reo Māori – i.e. your MihiHave correct pronunciation – i.e. local place namesEach Monday (10 classes)Must enrol by 16 July

Location: Eketahuna

20July
2020


Pahiatua Te Reo Maori Term 3

Have you always wanted to learn Te Reo Māori? Then this is the class for you.Speak Te Reo Māori – i.e. your MihiHave correct pronunciation – i.e. local place namesPlus moreEach Tuesday (10 Classes)Must enroll by 16 July 2020

Location: Pahiatua

21July
2020


Te Reo Maori Classes Term 3 July 21 to 22 September

Classes provide an introduction to Te Reo Māori from beginner to advanced levels.

Location: Pahiatua

21July
2020


Heavy Traffic Licencing

Want to learn a new skill? Gain the knowledge you need to pass the theory side of your Class 2 Heavy Traffic licence.

Location: Dannevirke

22July
2020


Lions Book Sale

Wow, such a huge variety of books, magazines, puzzles and much more. Time to stock up your library9:00am - 5:00pm each day, 10:00am - 3:00pm on Sunday

Location: Dannevirke

22July
2020


Pahiatua Waiata Term 3

Would you like to learn Te Reo Māori through waiata? Come along and learn to sing local waiata including actions and tikanga. This class is for beginners and is based in Pahiatua.Each Thursday (10 classes)

Location: Pahiatua

23July
2020


Tararua District Library 11th Annual Adult Trivia Quiz

The theme this year is 'Live's a Circus". Get a team of 4 together for a fun evening at your local Library. Prizes are awarded for the best fancy dress, district champions and even a few spot prizes.Happening in Dannevirke, Woodville, Pahiatua and Eketahuna Libraries

Location: Woodville

23July
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Japanese vs American Car Day

We are inviting all Japanese cars (and their owners!) to come and celebrate at the Tui Brewery! Bring along your car on July 26 for a top-notch car day out with some great prizes up for grabs!

Location: Pahiatua

26July
2020


Computer Classes - Eketahuna

Do you want to be able to master your computer at home, or to use the computer at the library or at work more skillfully? Then these classes are for you. Tutor Karolyn will gently guide you to becoming a confident user, in lots of small achievable steps.Dates: Tuesday’s starting 28 July – 22 Sept (10 classes) Times: 6pm – 8.30pmTutor: Karolyn DonaldMust Enrol by: Thursday 16/7/2020This is part of a year program delivered in four terms.

Location: Eketahuna

28July
2020


Sewing for beginners - Pahiatua

This class will enable you to gain confidence in using a sewing machine. Gain your “sewing machine licence” and then go on to plan a project to sew.Learn on your own machine or borrow one of ours – let us know when you enrol.8 TuesdaysMust Enrol by: 29 July 2020

Location: Pahiatua

04August
2020


Pahiatua New Zealand Sign Language Term 3

Have you always wanted to learn New Zealand Sign Language? Then these classes are for you.Tutor Jackie will take you through from not being so confident to a confident user, in lots of small achievable steps.(Note: Learners who enrolled in Term 1 and are carrying on in Term 3, there is no charge for Term 3). Each Wednesday (10 classes)Must enrol by 16 July 2020

Location: Pahiatua

05August
2020


Te Reo Maori in Action Raranga (weaving) Evening Class

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:* Know a karalia* Harvest and care for their harakeke and pa harakeke* Prepare flax for weaving* Use basic weaving tools* Weave kono, konae and morePlease enroll by 27 July 2020

Location: Pahiatua

05August
2020


'A One Night Stand" in Dannevirke

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 Dannevirke has never seen before!

Location: Dannevirke

07August
2020


'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!

Location: Pahiatua

08August
2020


Sewing sustainable projects - Pahiatua

This class will enable you to build on your sewing skills. You may have wanted to upcycle existing garments into new items. This is your chance to plan a project, design a pattern, sew and complete. Gain more advanced knowledge and skills with tutor Billy. If you have a sewing machine/ overlocker that you can bring along that would be helpful, but we have sewing machines available – let us know when you enrol. Must enroll by 29 July 20208 Thursdays

Location: Pahiatua

08August
2020


The Daylight Atheist

An instant hit when it premiered,The Daylight Atheist by award-winning satirical cartoonist Tom Scott, stars Michael Hurst in a not-to-be missed repetoire experience

Location: Norsewood

08August
2020


Steel Magnolias

On stage this August at the Dannevirke Fountain Theatre! Dannevirke Theatre Company proudly presents "Steel Magnolias" Directed by Davina Graham'THE FUNNIEST SHOW TO MAKE YOU CRY'Set in small town Louisiana USA in the time of really big hair - six women gather in Truvy's Beauty Shop for gossip, friendship and support. These women are true steel magnolias: southern belles who are flowery on the outside, but tough as steel inside. Tickets available soon from the Dannevirke Information Centre.

Location: Dannevirke

13August
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: Pahiatua

15August
2020


Pahiatua Ladies American Foursomes Tournament

First Tournament since Lockdown! Join for an awesome day of golf at the picturesque Pahiatua Golf Club

Location: Pahiatua

20August
2020


Ice Skate Tour

Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience.The Ice Skate Tour travels around New Zealand with state of the art, artificial ice rinks. They look like ice and have 97% same gliding capacity as natural ice. Surrounded by an inflatable boarding and helmets + gloves provided at no charge (both compulsory for kids) it’s the safest possible way to try ice skating. Monday 3:00pm - 6:00pm, Tues 3:090pm - 6:00pm, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Wed 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: Pongaroa

24August
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Ford vs Holden Day

Are you a Ford or Holden fan? See the cars, taste the latest Tui drops straight from the brewery, grab something delicious off the menu plus the state of the art brewery will be open for tours too. Soak up the live music, kick back and relax in the afternoon with the popular Tunes under the Tower. Free entry for spectators

Location: Pahiatua

30August
2020


Diabetes "Take Action' Healthy Living Series

The programme runs for 3 weeks. Each session runs for 2 hours. In order to gain the most from the healthy living series we encourage you to attend all 3 modules.These sessions are free. Please register via our website www.diabetestrust.org.nz. or phone 06 3575992.We look forward to seeing you there!

Location: Pahiatua

05September
2020


Mangatainoka Motors Hot Rod vs V8's Day

Are you the owner of Hot Rod? Why not bring your car to Tui Brewery for a fabulous day out that gives you the chance 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

27September
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


Evening Computer Classes Term 4 12 October - 30 November

Here's a great opportunity if you want to learn more about computers

Location: Pahiatua

12October
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


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


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


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