Community Notices

Community Notices from 2020

Evolve Tennis Coaching

Evolve Tennis Coaching is running a tennis-specific holiday programme during the July school holidays at Khandallah Tennis and Squash Club and Thorndon Tennis and Squash Club. The Tennis Hot Shots Camp for 5-12 years runs from 9am-12pm. For further information or to book please contact Evolve Tennis Coaching on 479 1386 or

Sunshine Drama

Sunshine Drama classes provide a creative and fun learning space for students aged 4 - 16 years of age. Sessions engage imaginative minds, grow confidence & build communication, performance and social skills. For further information or to arrange a free trial class, contact Jenae on 0274380533 or visit

Karori Arts and Crafts Holiday Programme

Tuesday 7 July   9.30am to 12.30pm  Folk Art Fun with Melissa Mc Dougall – make art inspired by Dala Horses and Foxes from Scandinavian countries
Tuesday 7 July   1-4pm  Tundra or Rainforest Biome with Margaret Taylor – learn about unique habitats, their creatures landscapes and more
Thursday 9 July  9.30am to 12.30pm Ceramic Wizards or Witches (sculpture) with Melissa Mc Dougall – use air-dry clay to design your own figurine
Thursday 9 July  1-4pm  Fossils, Fangs and Raptors with Margaret Taylor – perfect your raptor, sabre-tooth tiger and dinosaur drawing & painting skills

$45 per half day or combine both sessions for a full day for $80 inc materials. All suitable for 6-14yrs of age.

Monday 13 July 10am to 11.30pm “What if Dinos Came Back” with Margaret & Melissa A workshop for littlies 3-6yrs old featuring lots of Dino fun
Tuesday 14 July 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1-4pm Art from Around the World with Margaret Taylor let artwork from Spain, Canada, France, Russia, Africa and more inspire you. 

$80 full day, if spaces available a half-day may be booked for $45 suitable for 6-14yrs of age.

Friday 17 July 9.30am to 12.30pm and 1-4pm Sewing and Fabric Painting with Brenda Turner and Margaret Taylor – learn ho to paint and embellish fabric, then sew this up into your own small containers, penants, cushions or more.  Ideally children will bring their own sewing machine.  Contact the office to see if a loan machine may be available.

$85 full day and $50 half day, machine loan $20.

Elements Rhythmic Gymnastics

Rhythmic Gymnastics is a mix of dance and gymnastics. It develops hand-eye co-ordination through the use of apparatus – rope, hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. We are the only Rhythmic Gymnastics Club in the Wellington region.

If your son or daughter loves to dance and is looking for something a little different, then come along to a class and give it a try! Email to arrange a FREE trial.

We have classes available from Monday to Saturday, min. numbers apply. Our classes are in Thorndon, just opposite the Botanical Gardens.

For more information about Elements and our classes, visit 

Karori AA Defensive Driving Course

AA Defensive Driving Courses upcoming start dates:
Monday 13th July - Karori
Tuesday 14th July - Porirua
Monday 27th July - Karori
Tuesday 28th July - Porirua

You can sign up here and choose Karori or Porirua CBD as the locations.  

See attached Karori flyer here and Porirua flyer here.

Please book asap as classes now open to the public with limited places.

Wellington Hockey Association Holiday Programmes

WHA is running holiday programmes in the upcoming July holidays. These programmes are designed to cater for community or social level players who have an interest in hockey or for more aspiring type of players focused on improving their skills sets, the PERFROM Programme is available again in 2020, being led by 250 cap Black Stick Stephen Jenness. 

Please see the attached flyer of the Holiday Programme here and the Perform Programme here

Wellington Harrier Season Open Day

When: Saturday 27th June
Where:  Meet at the Wellington Harrier Clubrooms on Alexandra Road Mount Victoria at 2 pm.

New members are welcome, we have social and competitive members. We have Saturday club runs, club races and there's an interclub competition. We also assist with training for primary/intermediate age children competing in the schools cross country competition.

For more information please contact: Julie Richards  0212959026

RATA Studios

RATA is putting on the Pen to Pixel workshop in Term 3 this year. for students aged 13-17. This programme is in two modules, you can sign up for one or both!

Module 1: All about screenwriting and the pre-production side of film making - This is running on every Monday in Term 3

Module 2: The making of one or two of the screenplays from Module 1 e.g filming, acting in it and more   - This is running through the first week of the September/October holidays

For more information please see here.  

RATA also has DRAMA COURSES in the July Holidays open for sign ups NOW!

Week 1 Info click here.  
Week 2 Info click here.