Some of the listings below are available for adults too. See also performance groups and neighbourhood section dance classes, and Early Childhood Education page.

Horse Riding - School Holiday Programme - Learn to care for a pony.

Mana Mainly Music

This is for Pre-school children – Mondays 9.30am at St Barnabas Church Complex, 106 Mana Esplanade during term time.
It is a movement, singing, learning environment for pre schoolers.
Cost is $3 per family per session.
The 30 minute session is followed by morning tea, playtime and story time.
For more details contact Alister/Barbara Brown 2331054 or check out our face book page ‘Mana Mainly Music’ and like us.


For all crafty kids in years 1 to 4 a new art and craft workshop called THE MAKERS is starting in term 3 (starting 2nd of August). It will run on Friday's after school till 5pm in the Plimmerton pavilion. Inspiring projects, afternoon tea provided. Open to children from all schools with a walking bus from Plimmerton school. Spaces will be limited. Cost $148 per term. Also looking at school holiday 1/2 day workshops. Monday 22nd July 9am-noon and Tuesday 23rd July 1pm - 4pm. If you want to know more please email Alix and Haylee at or contact Alix on 027 254 9013 or visit us on facebook.

MUSIC LESSONS AT PLIMMERTON SCHOOL - see Our School/Facilities/Music Tuition
ARTFUL KIDS ART CLASSES in Mana - Classes start Tuesday 12 February, 3.30 to 5 pm.  Call Rachael on 04-905-8219 or email:

MANA MUSIC CENTRE - Instrument Tuition for Primary/Intermediate Children
Enrolment Day, Saturday 15th February 2014, 10.30 am – 12 pm at Discovery School and Maraeroa School. Instruments include: Recorder, Piano/Keyboard, Clarinet, Saxophone, Flute, Violin, Guitar, Music Appreciation is also taught.
(Age restrictions do apply to some instruments.) Lessons are $15 per Term. Further enquiries to Sandra 234-1701

MODERN SCHOOL OF MUSIC - Piano and Keyboard Lessons for all ages - Tel: Sue Barry 233-8521

Piano or keyboard tuition with Modern School of Music. Theory and practical.

PLIMMERTON CUBS - Monday evenings in the Arts Centre – 7 to 8.30 pmEnquiries to Carol Langbein Tel: 233-9670 or 027-290-5513.
PLIMMERTON SCHOOL OF DANCE – see Performance groups.

WESTERN SUBURBS SOCCER CLUB 2013 Registration Days - Friday, 22 Feb - 5.30-8.30 at Endeavour Park, Whitby; Sunday 24 Feb - 11am to 2 pm at McDonalds, Kenepuru Drive and Thursday, 28 Feb 5.30-7.30 at Endeavour Park, Whitby.

BRIDGING THE GAP- weekend course to support families with better communication - visit or call 0800-493-968.

Helen O'Grady Drama Academy - - classes in Whitby and Tawa - Tel: 388-9710.  We have a Scholarship Voucher for free tuition to the value of $150 (one term's attendance) - contact the school office - first come basis.

Star Victory Cheerleaders see or contact Julie Tel: 477-3107, 027-652-6021 or


Tawa & Hutt Valley Swords Club - for students 9-18 yrs and short block courses for under 9's.  Enquries to Susan on 938-3090 or Email:






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