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Porcelain Painting in Katikati

Katikati Scottish Country Dance Club

General Dancing and Beginner Classes

Free Financial Capability Workshops

with the Tauranga Budget Advisory Service

Back to Basics Herbal Medicine

Hands on Practical Course

ESOL English

NZ Sign Language

Carolie’s Culinaire

Cheese Making and Cookery Classes

Katikati Coffin Club

Makers of fine, affordable, underground furniture

Kite Making

Taoist Tai Chi Society – Bay of Plenty

We teach Taoist Tai Chi™ arts: a moving meditation – build your strength, flexibility and stillness.

East Meets West – Vegetarian Cuisine

A Taste of India

Vegetarian World Food

Baywide Community Law Service

Free legal help

Waste-free Parenting

Learn about waste free parenting, reusable products and recycling.

Care and Craft

… bringing companionship & creativity to lonely lives…

Worm Composting Workshops

Composting kit included.

Katikati Genealogy Group

Katikati Community Centre

Sewing Connexion

Sew, share ideas, improve techniques in a fun environment

Events

Scottish Country Dancing Katikati

Katikati Scottish Country Dance Club
General dancing and beginner classes.

All welcome.  No partner required.

Katikati Herb Society

Coriander, red clover, chamomile and puha – you’ve probably already heard of them before.

But do you know the unique medicinal or cosmetic talents they hold?

March has a Herb Awareness Week – offering people the opportunity to learn more about  herbs  but the opportunity is there all year round with the Katikati Herb Society.

Why not come along and learn about the identification, cultivation, and use of herbs including; culinary, nutritional, health, first aid, home remedies and crafts.

Forest Nature Discovery (Conservation Week)

Join Bay Conservation Alliance and Aongatete Forest Project for a family friendly tour of the forest, providing a unique education experience into some of the challenges faced in NZ conservation and what is being done to restore and support local biodiversity. You will gain a fun insight into some of the approaches taken in conservation management and experience a beautiful part of the Kaimai Mamaku Conservation Park. We ask that children attending this event are AGE 10 up. Moderate fitness required.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL as limited spaces.
Koha welcomed.

To register: Register

This event is part of Conservation Week 2019 – www.conservationweek.org.nz

For enquiries contact: michelle@bayconservation.nz

 

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Katikati Arts Workshops

Based out the back of the Arts Junction we have set up a space for workshops each day.  Come create your own piece to take home with you.

Today we are making our very own pictures in the style of pointillism which is a technique of painting small, distinct dots to form an image.

Katikati Junction Art Workshop

Based out the back of the Arts Junction we have set up a space for workshops each day.  Come create your own piece to take home with you.

Today we are making suncatchers.

Soap Making, Creams & Ointments Workshop

Create your own soaps, face or body creams and simple herbal ointments with a medical herbalist. Not only will you take home beautiful products to use for yourself or as gifts, you will have the knowledge to make many more wonderful products at home.
These classes have inspired people to create businesses from what they have learnt.
Contact: Jenny Ager-pratt (tutor) for further information>
Book at the Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach  Road, Katikati. Phone: 07 549 0399

Managing Fighting & Aggression: Free Session

FREE DISCUSSION GROUP

Triple P Discussion Groups are 2 hr relaxed sessions with a trained TP practitioner, guiding participants through different behaviours/vignette segments and sharing practical but researched strategies for preventing, promoting and managing different behaviours, both in yourself as the parent/caregiver or whanau member and your child.
You choose how much you want to share, or prefer to listen and enjoy the lite refreshments.
A take home workbook is given at the session to help participants in their parenting going forward.

Managing fighting and aggression:  In this session, parents are encouraged to share their experiences of aggressive and destructive behaviour from their children and discuss some of the reasons children fight. This group covers the skills that children need to be able to cooperate and get along with others. Parents learn how to teach skills such as sharing, communicating, and being gentle. They also prepare plans to manage times when fighting and aggression do occur.

Soap Making, Creams and Ointments

Create your own soaps, face or body creams and simple herbal ointments with a medical herbalist.
Not only will you take home beautiful products to use for yourself or as gifts.  You will have the knowledge to make many more wonderful products at home.
These classes have inspired people to create businesses from what they have learnt.

Date: Sunday 14th March 2021
Time: 10am – 3pm
Place: Katikati Community Centre
Cost: $85

Contact: Jenny Ager-Pratt(tutor) for further information
Phone: 552 0697

Book at the Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati
Phone: 07 549 0399

BOOK HERE

Back to Basics Herbal Medicine

Learn to identify and use herbs for your health.  Jenny will take you on a foraging course through her garden and teach you what plants help with everyday health problems. Discover how to create simple herbal remedies.
Hands on  practical course by a skilled practitioner.

Date: Saturday March 13th 2021
Time:
10.00am- 3pm
Place: Katikati Community Centre
Cost: $55

Tutor: Jenny Ager-Pratt
Contact
: Jenny for more details
Phone: 552 0697

Book at the Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach  Road, Katikati.
Phone: 07 549 0399

BOOK HERE

Taoist Tai Chi Beginner & Advanced Classes

We teach Taoist Tai Chi™ arts: a moving meditation – build your strength, flexibility and stillness.

From Monday to Saturday there are different classes at different times and for different levels in Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mount Maunganui and Katikati.

Please see our website for more information:
https://www.taoisttaichi.org/find-a-class/

or phone 02 150 0320 (Margie)

Remember – You can come along to any beginners class at any time and try Taoist Tai Chi for free.

 

Zumba in Katikati with T

Medium intensity dance fitness class

When: Fridays 9am
Where: Katikati RSA & Citizens Club
Phone: Teresa 027 863 6358

Free Life Without a Car Workshop

Age Concern Tauranga are introducing a new 2 hour workshop for the benefit of those who no longer drive, or who are thinking it may be time to give up driving.

Our Life Without a Car Workshop will:
*  Highlight a range of possibilities to remain mobile
*  Offer alternative ways of getting about in the community
*  Suggest many options to keep involved and enjoy activities
*  Encourage living positively without driving

The course facilitator, Ian Lee, said “Apart from my input, the workshop is a great opportunity for participants to exchange ideas with people who are in a similar position.”

When & Where:

Wednesday 14th October: Te Puke Country Lodge, No 1, Number One Road, Te Puke
Thursday 5th November: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Rd, Katikati
Wednesday 11th November: Mount RSA, 544 Maunganui Rd, Mt Maunganui
Monday 23rd November, Greerton Senior Citizens, 33 Maitland Street, Greerton

Time: All workshops are from 9.30am until 11.30am

Registration is essential.
To register for one of these FREE workshops, contact Age Concern Tauranga on 07 578 2631.

Growing Greenz (A to Z for beginners)


Saturday 10th October 10.00am-2.00pm @ Katikati CommunityCentre

This workshop is a quick overview of gardening for the beginner and not-so-beginner, followed by a tour of Mike and Jizzy’s edible backyard. Topics include seed sowing, making your own seed raising mix, successful compost making, and more.

Tutor: Jizzy Green
When: Saturday 10th October 10.00am – 2.00pm
Where:  Community Centre, 45 beach Road, Katikati
Cost: $17

To enrol: email ace@katikaticommunity.nz

DIY Cleaners and Tawashi Workshop

Tuesday 28th July 6.30pm-8.30pm @ Katikati CommunityCentre

From your kitchen pantry, create your own cleaners and take away your own vim, tawashi, and glass cleaner. Discover how to make your own hand pump soap, dishwasher, and laundry powder.

Tutor: Jizzy Green
When: Tuesday 28th July 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Where:  Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati
Cost: $20

To enrol: email ace@katikaticommunity.nz

 

Trash to Treasure

Looking at waste management with a creative eye. A fun way to up-cycle. Be inspired to create your own items of beauty or usefulness from what you’d normally throw in the bin.

Tutor: Jizzy Green
When: Tuesday 18th August 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Where:  Community Centre, 45 beach Road, Katikati
Cost: $17

To enrol: email ace@katikaticommunity.nz

Superhealthy Sauerkraut and Other Ferments

Tuesday 4th August 6.30pm-8.30pm @ Katikati
Community Centre

Gain confidence to create your own ferments that are great for keeping your microbiome alive and well. It’s easy, cheap, healthy and so very delicious.
Cost: $22
Tutor: Jizzy Green

When: Tuesday 4th August  6.30pm – 8.30pm
Where:  Community Centre, 45 beach Road, Katikati
Cost: $22

To enrol: email ace@katikaticommunity.nz

 

Boomerang Bags Katikati Sewing Bee

We are a small, but enthusiastic group who are committed to reducing the amount of single use plastic bags circulated by our retail shops to customers, by sewing fabric reusable shopping bags which shoppers can borrow at no cost to themselves, and reuse them as often as they need.  If not needed, they can then return the bags to any participating store for other shoppers to use.
Every fabric donation or volunteer is welcome !

When: Thursday 19th March 3.30pm – 5.30pm
Where: T5 fabric room, Katikati College, Beach Road, Katikati

Facebook: Boomerang Bags Katikati

This event is part of Envirohub’s Sustainable Backyards 2020.

Managing Stress & Anxiety

This course will help you to understand your stress triggers and give you simple practical tools and techniques to help you manage and overcome life’s everyday stress.

Day:  Wednesdays
Time: 1pm – 2.30pm
Dates: 4 weeks  – 14th October
 – 4th November 2020

Where: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Book at the Katikati Community Centre
Phone: 07 549 0399

OR ONLINE

NZ Sign Language for Beginners & Beginners Extension

Tutor: Vikki Wright

The presenter of the NZSL courses is deaf and these popular courses are conducted using sign language.

The classes are held every Saturday for 16 weeks (not on public holidays or school holidays). No class Sat 13th March.

Beginners
The course covers the basics on how to communicate using sign language and you will learn some aspects of deaf culture.

Day: Saturdays
Time: 10 am – 12 noon
Dates: 13th February–3rd July 2021
Cost: $80

BOOK ONLINE

Beginners Extension Term 4:
Develop your ability to communicate with deaf people in a range of familiar contexts, participating in longer and more open–ended exchanges. Must have completed beginners’ requirements.

Day: Saturdays
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Dates: 13th February–3rd July 2021
Cost: $80

BOOK ONLINE

For more info or to enrol
Phone:
549 0399
Email: info@katikaticommunity.nz
Website:https://www.katikaticommunity.nz/

Or call in to the Katikati Community Centre, 259 Beach Road, Katikati

Build Your Own Website

Create a simple website using WIX website builder. Topics include: hosting; domain names; planning; designing; building and publishing your site.

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 6pm -8 pm
Dates: 21st October to 11th November 2020
Cost: $70

BOOK ONLINE

For info or to enrol:

Katikati Community Centre
Phone: 07 549 0399
Emailace@katikaticommunity.nz
Address: 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Meditation and Mindfulness

This beginners course is open to everyone. It can help bring more clarity, joy and awareness to your life. Great for relieving anxiety and tension thus helping you to feel more relaxed and refreshed. Enjoy life a little more!

Day: Wednesday for 4 weeks
Time: 1pm – 2.30pm
Dates: 11th November to 2nd December 2020
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati

BOOK ONLINE

For info or to enrol:

Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Te Reo Maori for Beginners

Gain knowledge of the unique Maori language. The beginners course is an introduction to Te Reo Maori. Topics include: introductions, greetings, cultural awareness and language structure.

Day: Tuesdays for 8 weeks (not Public Holidays)
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Dates: 16th February to 6th April 2021
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Cost: $45

BOOK ONLINE

Or for more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati, New Zealand

Te Reo Maori Extension

Gain knowledge about the unique Maori language. This extension course is designed for those who have finished the beginners course.

Day: Wednesdays for 8 weeks
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Dates: 17th February – 7th April 2021
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Cost: $45

BOOK ONLINE

Or for more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati, New Zealand

Further sessions will continue in Term 2
12th May – 30th June 2021 Book Here

Let’s Speak English Night Class in Katikati

A great class for those who would like to speak English more fluently. This conversation class is suitable for all levels.

Day: Tuesdays for 8 weeks
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Dates: 16th February – 6th April 2021
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati

Cost: $16

BOOK ONLINE

For more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati

 

Let’s Speak English Ladies Group in Katikati

Are you new to New Zealand? Would you like to learn to speak English more fluently?
This FREE group is a great way to meet new friends.

Day: Wednesdays for 8 weeks
Time: 9.30am – 11.30am
Dates: 17 February – 7th April 2021
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road

Cost: Free

BOOK ONLINE

For more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati, New Zealand

Childbirth & Parenting Classes

These classes help you to prepare for what to expect during your pregnancy, labour and post birth.

Day: Wednesdays for 6 weeks
Time: 6.30pm -8.30pm
Dates: 20th January – 3rd March 2021
Place: Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road

BOOK ONLINE

For more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati, New Zealand

The next 6 week course will be from Wednesday 12th May- 16th June 2021
at the same time and venue.

Adult Ballet/Plus Dance Class Katikati

No dance experience required. Many styles are covered.
A bit of Ballet.  A bit of Jazz.  A bit of Drama.  Lots of fun.
Great for deportment, balance and fun.

Tutor: Gaye Hemsley

When: Wednesdays at 12.30pm
Where:  Anglican Church Hall, Beach Rd, Katikati
Cost: $8 per lesson

For more information, contact Gaye
Phone: 07 577 1753 or 027 274 8753
Email: gayehemsley@gmail.com

Katikati Genealogy Group

If the celebrations and tribulations of family history tickle your fancy, there’s a local group in Katikati that loves to talk on the topic. The Katikati Family History Group hosts  regular meetings.  The friendly group has various topics on offer, including speakers and trips of interest.

When: Meetings are held every second Thursday of the month
Where: St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Cnr Mulgan & Main Rd, Katikati.
Time: From 1.30pm
Cost: Entry is $5.
Contact: Phone Jeanette Shepherd on 027 348 3259 for more info.

How to Murder Your Veges More Slowly

Presented by Ruud Kleinpaste

Buggin’ Around with Ruud

Spend time with Ruud tomorrow in two highly productive local food gardens
Get your tickets at
Katch Katikati at the Art Junction

Part of the BOP Garden & Arts Festival

Porcelain Painting Classes Katikati

Lynne Roberts runs porcelain painting classes in Katikati.
Starting with plain white china and painting designs on it. The possibilities are endless. The china is then fired in a kiln and this takes the paint into the glaze on the china where it becomes permanent.

Days & Times:

Tuesdays from 1pm – 3pm
Sundays from 10am – 12noon

For more details:

Lynne Roberts
Phone: 549 0847 or 027 222 36 27
Emaillynneroberts.katikati@gmail.com

Katikati Toastmasters

Is one of your goals increasing your communication and leadership skills, improving your listening skills and finding your voice to put your thoughts across to another person or a team of people in a way that makes sense and everyone understands?

Katikati Toastmasters offers support, guidance and encouragement in a safe and friendly environment.

 

Day:  1st & 3rd Thursday of each month
Time:  7.30 pm
Venue: Katikati Community Resource Centre, 45 Beach Road Katikati
Phone Contact :
Mobile/Text 027 296 7939 Phone 07 543 9493
Email: c.meyer@xtra.co.nz

Computer Basics in Katikati

This 5 week course will help you upskill your computer knowledge.  We will start slowly and learn the basics of computer hardware and basic computer programs, browsing the internet effectively, creating good emails, organizing photos and some basic safety and privacy guidelines.  We will review smartphones, tablets and laptop settings.

When: Fridays from 5th March – 2nd April 2021
Time:  9am -11am
Place: Katikati Community Centre
Cost:  $35

BOOK HERE

 

Next 5 week course: 7th May – 25th June 2021 BOOK HERE

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Whether you use Word for work, study or leisure, this course will help you transform a blank page into a professional looking document.

Dates: 6 weeks from Tuesday 9th March – Tuesday 13th April 2021
Time:  6pm – 8pm
Place: Katikati Community Centre
Cost:  $35

Book at the Katikati Community Centre, 45 Beach Road, Katikati
Phone: 07 549 0399

OR BOOK ONLINE

Meditation & Mindfulness

This  four week beginners course is open to everyone. It can help bring more clarity, joy and awareness to your life. Great for relieving anxiety and tension thus helping you to feel more relaxed and refreshed. Enjoy life a little.

Dates: Tuesdays from 16th February – 9th March 2021
Time: 1pm to 2.30pm
Place: Katikati Community Centre
Cost: $25

BOOK HERE

For more info or to enrol:
Ph: 07 549 0399 – ace@katikaticommunity.nz – 45 Beach Road, Katikati, New Zealand

Katikati Death Café

At a Death Café we share feelings and talk openly about death and dying, how we experience end of life and the fear, grief and questions that can be there for us all.

Tea and cake will be offered.
There is no charge.

When: Every 3rd Friday of the month 1.30pm to 3pm
Where: Katikati Community Centre

Katikati Festival of Cultures

The Katikati Festival of Cultures will be back on Saturday March 6th 2021!
With the success of the Katikati Festival of Cultures 2019, now more than ever we want to promote a feeling of community and inclusion within our wonderful town, and celebrate all the unique cultures within it.
We will once again celebrate through a street parade through town, vibrant cultural performances, food and craft stalls and some new surprises in store!
Please join us on Saturday 6th March at Haiku Park, Katikati from 10am to 1pm.
Please contact us if you would like to get involved.

Sustainable Backyards: Movie Screening – Albatross

ALBATROSS is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy.  On on of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatross lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic.  Although the film highlights the ubiquity of plastic, ALBATROSS is a call to action to repair our broken relationship with planet Earth.

When:  Monday 1st February from 6.30pm to 8.30pm
Where: Arts Junction, Katikati
Cost: Gold Coin donation.

Full calendar of events: HERE

 

Sustainable Backyards: GreeNZPeace Backyard Tour

Come and explore what intensive edible landscaping looks like.  Mike and Jizzy Green have created their very own backyard supermarket !  They love sharing their story of Growing GreeNZ.  On an urban quarter acre, they have many varieties of 60 fruit trees and shrubs, 7 raised vege beds and an established kitchen garden.  Their huge 3 bay compost bin supplies all the feeding needs of their vegetable and tree crops.

Contact: greenzpeace.org

When: Sunday 7th March from 10am to 11am
Where: 9B Park Road, Katikati
Cost: $2

Full calendar of events: HERE

Your Digital Marketing Toolkit + Inspiring Stories

Digital platforms and tools to support your Digital Marketing and social media strategy.
When
Tuesday 25th May 2021 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Where  Patuki Manawa Katikati, 21 Main Road, Katikati

Cost:  Free
Delivered by
       Alicia Beech, Aura Digital.

BOOK HERE

This 60 min session presents an overview of digital tools and apps available to assist you in the implementation of your digital marketing strategy.
Pros and cons, features, tips and tricks of free or low-cost DIY websites, email newsletters, image editing, ticket sales, content planning and video editing tools readily available to you.
Be inspired as to how you can utilise these tools every day to enhance your social media presence and achieve your online marketing goals.
This workshop is delivered by Venture Centre as part of the PoweringON programme. Venture Centre are supplier agnostic and fuelled by our passion for growing the digital capability of our local businesses and community.

PLUS

Inspiring Stories: Careers in Tech (Katikati)
25 May 2021, 5:00pm to 6:30pm
This free event is your chance to hear stories from young tech professionals, and get hands on account of how they got started. Our speakers work for corporate organisations and startups, education, and some have started their own company. A panel discussion will follow the individual presentations to explore the skillset and mindset required to thrive in a tech world in constant evolution. There will be opportunity for Q&A, so don’t hesitate to be curious and bring your questions!

Traditional Tales – Beginner Writing Workshop

Learn the skills, tips and tools to retell and rewrite your favourite traditional tale or your own personal children’s story in an exciting and child-friendly way. A great start for those who want to pursue children’s writing.

This is the second of a two-part workshop with the second workshop dealing with editing, publishing and presenting the story for publication or personal pleasure.

Limited to ten participants.
Registration essential.
Free with the support of Creative Communities Western Bay

Tutor: Angie Belcher
Emailangiebelcher@gmail.com

When: Saturday 31st July 2021  1.30pm -3pm
Where: Katikati Library Service & Information Centre
Cost: Free

The Art of Writing Haiku

The Katikati Haiku Pathway celebrates its 21st birthday this year.  To mark this event, an Open Haiku competition will run from August 1st to September 17th.

Margaret will be leading a free workshop on the art of writing haiku.
Come along with writing material, and suitable shoes to go for a walk to gather inspiration.

When: Saturday 24th July 10am-12 noon
Where: The Arts Junction, 36 Main Road, Katikati
Cost:  Free

If you wish to attend, contact Margaret:
Phone: 027 589 7676
Email: 264mbb@gmail.com

Sowing Seeds Successfully (and how to care for seedlings)

Come learn from the best!
Ange has worked in a commercial nursery and knows all the tricks of the trade when it comes to sowing seeds and caring for the seedlings!
Q &A afterwards, and participants will get to take home a tray of their own freshly sown seeds.
Date: Saturday 28 August 2021
Time: 2-3 pm
Cost: $10 p/p or $8 per paid up member
Venue: Grow On Shed (beside Katikati Community Centre on Beach Rd)
Tutor: Ange Hussey

RSVP for organising workshop.
Please Register by calling or txt to Marie Freeman  021 163 1699
Also contact Marie if you would like to become a member of Grow On