Bookings are essential for all courses and workshops to ensure we have the numbers for the courses to go ahead.

For those courses without a start date, please register your interest and we can contact you in advance of it being held.

For courses with a fee, enrolments are only confirmed upon fee payment . We accept cash, cheques and online payment.  Please contact us if you wish to pay online. Payment is due seven days prior to course commencement. 

Some support groups have fees but these can be waived as personal circumstances are taken into account. 

Fees are not refundable within two working days of the start date. Refunds will be given for earlier withdrawals minus a 25% administration fee.

To register your interest or enrol in a course please fill in the enrolment form through the link under each course or phone us at (09) 425 7261 or 0800 2 DROPIN.

If you are unable to come:

If you are unable to attend the course or a session for any reason we appreciate a telephone call or an email to let us know that you can't attend.


Senior Net :  Computer Training
We run our computer courses through Senior Net Warkworth to utilise the expertise of their volunteers and the great set-up of their computer lab. 
SeniorNet was first established in New Zealand in 1992.  The organisation mainly aims to bring "... adults and technology together in a friendly, fun and stress-free way. Small, well organised classes, with volunteer tutors, run courses not only an introduction to computers and surfing the Net but also a vast range of subjects." 
Our computing classes are open to women of all ages and diverse backgrounds.


Young Mum's Educational Programme - FREE

For mothers up to 24 years. Explore strategies for raising healthy, happy children. Childcare and morning tea provided.
Next dates: Thursday 3 May 2018

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Computer Skills: Publisher

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher. Includes understanding layout, inserting pictures, shapes and tables, personalizing and creating a template and more. To take part you must have experience using a computer and have a thorough understanding of Word.
Next dates: Friday 4th May - 4 weeks

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Computer Skills: Getting Started and Essential Skills

"Getting Started" is for beginners and "Essential Computer Skills" is for those with more experience.
Next dates: Friday 1st June

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Computer Skills: Excel and Windows

Courses in Excel and Windows 10
Next dates: Friday 1st June

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Personal Development

Come and join our weekly support group that encourages learning, sharing, mindfulness and inner growth in a caring and confidential environment. Feel empowered, supported and resourced to face life's challenges, connect to your local community and support networks. Enjoy your relationships and meet new friends.
Next dates: Monday, 30th April - 10 weeks

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Pasifika Women's Group

Come and meet other women from the Pacific region to connect, learn and share.
Next dates: Starts Tuesday 1st May

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Harakeke/ Flax Weaving

One-day workshop held at The Kourawhero Hall. This is a chance to learn basic flax-weaving skills from an experienced local Maori weaver. learn about Tikanga Maori protocol around gathering, preparation & disposal of any waste flax. Start with making putiputi/flowers, to introduce the tauiwi/students, to the feel of using harakeke/flax and to strengthen the hands and fingers before making a kete kumara.
Next dates: TBA 2018

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Clay Workshop

After an introduction to the material and sculpting, explore 3D space while creating an indoor or outdoor ornament. Sculptures will be fired so they can be painted at a later date.
Next dates: Saturday 12 May 2018

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Perinatal Distress Support

Are you experiencing antenatal or postnatal depression or anxiety? Would you like support, strategies and tools to help you on your journey? A chance to make new friends and share experiences as well as learning ways to manage difficulties and feel better. Group and Individual support is available. Contact the centre for more information.
Next dates: TBA

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Harakeke Flax Weaving workshop


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