New Copper Clay Workshop

Copper clay workshop! This is a new workshop and allows you to make small items or jewellery with copper clay. These items can be sprayed to protect them from the Rotorua environment. This workshop is now booking and I have quite a lot of interest. This workshop fee will include 25g!!!!!!! of copper clay.

Copper clay polishes produced a beautiful rose colour.
This workshop is suitable for beginners

When: Sat 31st October 2021  9.30am – 3.30pm
Cost: $165 (this includes materials & lunch)

For further info or to register:

Phone:  Jayne : 021 201 8580 or 07 357 4140 or 027 876 7352

Child Friendly Glass Workshop

Bring your children and make a little glass art piece of some jewellery. Morning tea is provided. suitable for all ages

Date: Tuesday 5th October 2021  10.30am – 12 noon

For further info or to register:

Phone:  Jayne : 021 201 8580 or 07 357 4140 or 027 876 7352

Kanorau Digital: Free Courses

Learn Basic Digital Skills: Free Course

Do you need to learn basic digital skills?

Here’s a free course to help you.

You’ll get the skills and confidence to start using computers, create documents and keep in touch with family and friends over the internet.


Kanorau Digital is a short course designed to help individuals who find the digital world a bit (or a lot) challenging! Gain the skills to get online safely and the know-how to

Don’t be shy, call us today at 0800 526 672 or sign up now.

Courses in Tauranga, Whakatane and Rotorua.

Mother’s Day Fused Glass Jewellery Workshop

Come with your daughter, son, grandmother, mother or friend or on your own!  and make some lovely jewellery and have a cupcake morning tea .
You will make one dichroic piece of jewellery and one non-dichroic piece of jewellery.
If you have children that do not want to make jewellery they can make a small picture or coaster.
When: Saturday 8th May 2021  2pm -3.30pm  (10am session is full)
Where: 51 Hillcrest Ave, Rotorua
Cost: $75 for adults, $55 for children

Book now !


Glass Fused Clocks, Bowls or Pictures Workshop

New Unique Class !

Create a reasonably-sized (approx. 15cmx 10cm) picture or  clock in double thickness glass  for stability and quality.  This class has not been offered before.

During the workshop you will learn all the basics of glass fusing  required to make your unique piece of art.
The price includes all glass & materials plus lunch.
There will be a $15 extra charge for drilling a clock hole and providing clock mechanism.

I do not believe there is anyone else offering fused glass clock making in NZ, so book in quickly.
No experience necessary !

When: SATURDAY 14th August  10.30am- 2.00pm
Where: 51 Hillcrest Road, Rotorua
Cost:  $165  (All prices include materials and Lunch)

Limited spaces.

Let’s Talk Play Workshop

Learn more about the importance of play with a free workshop from Sport Bay of Plenty’s regional play systems lead Steph Reichardt.

Play is a vital part of children’s physical and cognitive development. Sport Bay of Plenty is supporting and advocating for play in several ways throughout the Bay of Plenty. Come along and discover how play is vital for the wellbeing of tamariki in our region, and how play can be relevant to you mahi.


  • What play is
  • Why it’s important
  • How play has an is changing
  • What you can do to support play in your region.

Dates and venues


Wednesday 17 February

10:30am to noon

Sport Bay of Plenty Tauranga – 406 Devonport Rd


Wednesday 24 February

10:30am to noon

Sport Bay of Plenty Rotorua – 1189 Amohia St


Spaces are limited so please register at the online form below.

Register for Let’s Talk Play workshop

Fused Glass Christmas Decorations Workshop

When: Wednesday 16th Dec  9am -12pm

This is a drop-in  workshop suitable for children and adults.

It will be a drop -in workshop where you can make one or more Christmas decorations. Cost is $25  for your first Christmas decoration but you can make as many as you like  and after your first, each one will cost $15 .

Booking is essential.

School Holiday Ceramics for Adults & Kids

Date: Wednesday 30th September 

Time: Starts at 10 am.  Last booking  2 pm
Come with or without your children and paint a ceramic cost is $20 per person studio fee plus the cost of what you make prices for ceramics start from $10  Tea coffee and juice is provided and it takes most people 1 to 2 hrs to finish  a piece.

Learn to Make Fermented Food & Improve Your Gut Health

This is practical workshops were you will learn the basics of gut health you will learn and receive the recipe and instructions for one fermented vegetable, a dairy ferment, and a fermented condiment. You will get the chance to sample everything you learn about and also some other fermented foods not included in the workshop.  You will also get a chance to make and take home a small jar of salsa to continue fermenting at home. We will also go through how fermented food can be integrated into everyday meals.
This will be the first of a series of fermenting workshops so your knowledge can continue to grow.

When: Tuesday, August 25th 6pm-8pm 
Malfroy School,  Rotorua

The cost of this workshop is usually $75 however if you receive this newsletter please use the code JBCOLLECTIONS and receive a $10 discount you can share this discount also with friends and family.

Contact Jayne
Phone:  021 201 8580

Glass Fusing Workshop

Learn how to cut beautiful colourful glass and make pictures and jewellery or small bowls .
To add some extra sparkle to your pendants Dichroic glass is a must.
The sky is the limit to what you can make.

On this workshop you will spend the morning learning about full fusing glass and the different types of glass available you will make m2 pieces of dichroic glass jewellery . we will then break for lunch and you will spend the afternoon learning about tac fusing and will make a collection of glass fused jewellery. this workshop is suitable for all abilities and all ages

Price includes materials, and high tea lunch.

When: Saturday 18th September 2021  10.30 am – 2.00 pm
Where: 51 Hillcrest Ave, Rotorua
Cost: $125 per person (inclusive of materials & lunch)

For further info or to register:

Phone:  Jayne : 021 201 8580 or 07 357 4140 or 027 876 7352

Pure Silver Workshop

Art Clay Silver is an interesting and very satisfying medium to work with. Even suitable for persons with limited dexterity and endless opportunities to experiment and use your imagination. Come and design and create some unique pieces of jewellery and walk away with a one off 99.9% pure silver art piece you can wear with pride. You will learn all the basics of silver clay jewellery making and have the knowledge to start to make jewellery at home following the course if you wish. Price includes materials, and tea lunch.

When: Saturday  11th February 2023  9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Where: 51 Hillcrest Ave, Rotorua
Cost: $175 per person

Limited spaces.
For further info or to register:
Phone: Jayne: 021 201 8580

Pure Silver Workshop

Silver Jewellery with Silver Clay Workshop

Pure silver jewellery with silver clay, this workshop is suitable for beginners through to more advanced. endless opportunities to experiment and use your imagination.
Come and design and create some unique pieces of jewellery and walk away with a one-off 99.9% pure silver art piece you can wear with pride.
In this workshop you will learn everything you need to know to start making beautiful jewellery at home. You will also learn basic stone setting, how to make a mould and how to use patina to darken you pieces.


Sat 4th Sept  ROTORUA 9.30-3.30pm  ( booking now) 

Cost:  $175 per person.  All workshop prices are inclusive of materials and lunch.

Fused Glass Workshop

Jewellery, pictures, houses or small bowls learn lots of new techniques! cost is  $125 which includes all your glass and lunch and refreshments. I do need an idea of what you would like to make before the workshop to insure I have the correct amount of glass.  there are limited spaces left on this workshop!

Sun Nov 10th   10am -2.30pm  $125  Fused glass choose your piece

Beginner Create a Blog Workshops

Travel Writing Workshop


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