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Yoga Playgroup

Each Tuesday from 10.30 to 11.30 am at the Ellen Melville Community Centre, on Freyberg Place. we offer a quiet and relaxing yoga session for parents and under 3’s. Yoga mats, toys, secure space for free play and morning tea provided. A $5 donation towards the cost of hiring a tutor and the venue is appreciated. For more information

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Fine Art Classes

All ages, cultures and artistic abilities are welcome to join this six week course in the heart of Auckland city starting Tuesday 6 November.

A friendly encouraging atmosphere under the guidance of experienced artist and tutor Marjorie Maclean will offer participants an excellent learning opportunity.

Drawing is the foundation of Marjorie’s classes and all artistic mediums are welcomed. Bring your own materials for drawing and painting and a table top or standing easel.

Costs $180 for 6 weeks.

For more information or to register contact:

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Tea, Talk and Culture

Every Tuesday from 10.30 to 11.30 people of many cultures and ages come together to practise English, share their culture over a cup of tea, make new friends and have fun. Join us. Take a peek at Tea, Talk and Culture.

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Tai Chi

A friendly group of local residents and workers waving their hands like clouds and spreading their wings like cranes.... to improve their health and minimise stress. All welcome, from beginners to those with some experience. A 10 week term costs $120.00 per term. It's fine to join the class at any time during a term. We meet upstairs at the Ellen Melville Community Centre on Freyberg Place, High Street on Thursday, 5.30 - 6.30pm.


City Explorers Nature Playgroup

Join us for a play and exploration in Albert Park every Friday from 10 am to 12 noon. City Explorers is an all season playgroup that encourages children to explore their beautiful backyard of Albert Park. We also have songs, stories, pavement art, bubbles and more fun. For more information contact, 021 2462677. Take a peek at City Explorers Nature Playgroup.


Auckland City Street Choir

A friendly group of diverse folk from the city centre come together each Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm to sing a variety of Waiata and popular songs, eat pizza and build community. We meet at Pitt Street Methodist Church (downstairs) and all are welcome. There's no need to be able to read music, just a love of singing and fun. The street choir is an initiative of Splice and Rohan MacMahon (choir leader). For more information contact Take a peek at Street Choir.


Life Drawing

Join us for two hours of life drawing. All skill levels welcome. No booking required. Bring your own sketch book and pencils. Classes are held twice weekly from 6.30 to 8.30 pm on Mondays at Level 7, University of Auckland Building, 385 Queen Street and on Thursdays at the Ellen Melville Centre in High Street from 6.30 to 8.30 pm. For more information contact