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Community Notices

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Music Holiday Programmes

Are you looking for a holiday programme that is suited to creative and musical children? Busking trips to build their confidence, songwriting sessions to unlock their creativity and lots of fun activities. Perfect for singers, guitarists and keyboard players. Beginners to advanced. Contact us today! geoff@therockacademy.co.nz or 021 565 750.

July 2022:

From Monday 11th of July to Thursday the 14th of July. 8:45 am until 3:30 pm.



These school holidays KidzStuff Theatre for Children are presenting Kiwi Courage, Written by Amalia Calder

What: Kiwi CourageWhen: 9th - 22nd July 2022
Where: Tararua Tramping Club, 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington
Times: Weekdays 10am & 11:30am, Saturdays 10am, no show Sundays

Tickets $12.50pp, Children under 2 Free

Bookings: www.kidzstufftheatre.co.nz

Beyond the Page is back! During the July school holidays, from 9-24 July, libraries across the Wellington region are hosting over a hundred awesome and totally FREE events for tamariki and their whānau. From bilingual puppetry performances and workshops, poetry events, nature walks and sculpture masterclasses through to VR experiences, LEGO® sessions, stop motion workshops and more, we’re inviting you to explore the adventurous side of your library, beyond the page!

All events are free, but some require registration as space may be limited. Find out more, and view the entire calendar of events, at www.beyondthepage.nz.”

If your child loves doing cartwheels, handstands, trampolining, flips, or parkour moves, then they will thrive at Bigair Gym!

Bigair Gym classes are excellent for fun, focus and fitness! Children learn new skills and develop personal confidence and self-achievement! Strong focus is given to safety and technique, ranging from fundamentals to advanced skills. The structured classes follow a Bigair Badge Programme, which creates focused learning, and allows children to achieve and feel personal progression!

Bigair classes include GYMNASTICS, TRAMPOLINING, TUMBLING, FREE RUNNING (that’s parkour with flips) & CHEERLEADING! Inquire about Bigair BIRTHDAY PARTIES too!

GET IN QUICK FOR TERM 3 GYM CLASSES & BIGAIRS POPULAR HOLIDAY PROGRAMME! Bookings open Mon 27th June. Booking in is easy online at www.bigairgym.co.nz or contact your local Bigair Gym office today.

The One Room Fan Museum

A fun Wellington holiday activity is dressing up in Lord of the Rings-inspired costumes and playing with replica props at The One Room Fan Museum. This is a fan's hobby museum in her own home. She just loves to open up for families for koha. The Fan Museum was recently a popular event at Featherston Booktown and is open on request in the school holidays. Arrange a visit by emailing theoneroomfanmuseum@gmail.com or by text on 021-0720-463. For more info, see www\theoneroomfanmuseum.nz

Is your daughter or son looking for something a little different to do in Term 3? Come along to a Rhythmic Gymnastics class and give it a try! Email info@rhythmicgym.nz to arrange a FREE trial. For more information about Elements and our classes, visit www.rhythmicgym.nz

In the Wings Drama Class: Got a budding performer or a child in need of a boost of confidence? Try out our Drama class at the Hataitai Centre, Tuesday afternoons from 4-5pm. Term 3 starts 26th July, trial class available. www.inthewings.co.nz or katie@inthewings.co.nz

What’s happening at Ngā Manu Nature Reserve?

Children’s Art & Nature Day with Harriet Bright – 12 July 2022 10am – 3pm

This workshop is strictly limited to 15 students between the ages of 7-12 years of age.

Children will need a packed lunch, drink and weather appropriate clothes including raincoat and gumboots.

Price: Friends of Ngā Manu members $55; Non-members $60

Click here to book your place

Golden Kiwi Egg Hunt – 9 – 24 July 2022 10am – 5pm

Find the locations of 8 Golden Kiwi Eggs hidden in the reserve and answer the questions to enter our weekly draw to win a Friends of Nga Manu Family Membership (valued at $100 and valid for 12 months). Existing members will have an additional 12 months added to their membership.

We will also be running two eel talks every day during the school holidays; one at 11am, the other at 2pm. The talks are free, but if you want to feed the eels it will be $2 per person. Tokens can be purchased at the Visitor Centre.