Tuesday

ART: Acrylic Painting & Multi-Drawing Medium

Tutor/Facilitator: Ian Hulston
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

This course is for Beginners and Intermediate Students. Learn basic drawing skills using pencils, charcoal and watercolour pencils. Create colourful graphic images with both oil pastels or soft pastel. Paint with Acrylics to portray images using a watercolour glaze technique or use thick Impasto Acrylic paint like oils.

Fees: NZ$105

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ESOL: Basic Conversational Group

Tutor/Facilitator: Margaret Seconi
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

Do you want to speak in English on a phone and chat at the supermarket? Come and join a small, friendly ESOL class and share in very easy talking. We also say and write words in NZ English like “Bring a plate” and find out about living in New Zealand. All are welcome

Fees: NZ$25 - New Zealand Residents & Refugees
Fees: NZ$75 - International Students & Visitors

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Family Trusts, Wills and Powers of Attorney

Tutor/Facilitator: Robert Brace
1 Tuesday night - On 7 August from 7-9pm

Why should I consider having a family trust? If I die tomorrow or have a stroke, have I made proper arrangements or will I leave it to my family to try to tidy up all the loose ends? Learn how to make sure you and your family assets are simply protected and provided for.

Fees: NZ$20

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GENEALOGY IN THE DIGITAL AGE:

Tutor/Facilitator: Jan Powell
5 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

This course is for beginners, or those who haven't searched for long. It focuses on New Zealand and overseas records. The course is hands-on, so you'll have time to find your own family using some of these resources: Births, Marriages, and Deaths entries; Electoral Rolls; Probate and Wills; Newspapers; Police Records; Shipping information; Census data; Parish registers; land records; convict records; maps; and whatever else is appropriate to the search. You'll learn how to record your findings using hand-written pages or computer programs to save it.

Fees: NZ$85

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HATHA YOGA

Tutor/Facilitator: Emmaline Allwood Holmes
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 31 July from 7:45pm- 8:45pm

This is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation. It is a great class for beginners.

Fees: NZ$75
Fees: NZ$50 - same person taking second fitness class in same term

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HOLISTIC HEALING & HEALTH

Tutor/Facilitator: Camilla Watson
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 31 July from 7-9pm

Integrating mind, body and energy systems for optimum health and healing. Covers Mind/Body Connection, identifying core life and health imbalances, developing a personal healing/balance strategy and more.

Fees: NZ$105

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ITALIAN LANGUAGE: For Travellers and Lovers

Tutor/Facilitator: Antonella Sarti
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

Learn Italian communicative skills with fun, songs, movies, readings, paintings and a special taste of Italian lifestyle while exploring the country from an antipodean distance.

Fees: NZ$105

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Japanese Cooking Homestyle

Tutor/Facilitator: Katy McTeigue
3 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

This will encompass both traditional ‘washoku’ cuisine, ‘yoshoku’ foreign-influenced Japanese food, and food from Kansai region (Osaka/Kyoto area). Bring your chopsticks, and a container to take leftovers home in.

Fees: NZ$75 - Fee includes all ingredients

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LIFE STORIES:

Tutor/Facilitator: Christine Darnell
5 Tuesday nights - Starts 7 August from 7-9pm

Explore what it means to walk with God in the 21st century by examining the real-life stories of Christians from around the world, as they grapple with life's challenges through their faith in Jesus Christ. Life Stories tackles the tough questions: Why should I forgive people who hurt me? Where is God when it hurts? Loving others- what's the point? How do I make good choices? Does prayer really work? Rob Harley takes you on an amazing expedition into the lives of people whose stories are plucked straight from today's newspaper and TV news bulletins - people who've proved God faithful through the tough times. This five week video-based course makes powerful links between the experiences of Christians and the pages of the Bible. This course is supported by Tawa Churches.

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Middle Eastern Cuisine

Tutor/Facilitator: Rolla Farah
5 Tuesday nights - Starts 6 November from 7-9pm

Learn how to prepare Palestinian Middle Eastern Cuisine such as kebabs, shawarma, falafel, kidra, kefta, couscous, basbousa, sfiha, humus and taboulah salad.

Fees: NZ$110 - Includes all ingredients

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NAVIGATING DEMENTIA: Concerned about a person's memory?

Tutor/Facilitator: Emma Fromings
1 Tuesday night - On 19 June from 7-9pm

This two hour session will cover: - What is and isn’t dementia - What to do if you are concerned about changes in memory or thinking - How to support a family member or friend living with dementia - The support and resources available from Dementia Wellington and other organisations

Fees: NZ$20

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POTTERY: Hand Building (Sept)

Tutor/Facilitator: Linda Savell and Jackie Haddow
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 4 Sept from 7-9:30pm

This class is held at Gear Homestead Woolshed Potters rooms, Gear Homestead, Okowai Road Porirua The class will be an introduction or an extension for those who have attended a previous course to hand building with clay, We will be making work using pinch pots, coils and slab work. Materials and all firing cost are extra therefore $40 for clay, firing, and glazing materials is payable to the tutors on the first night This course is now FULL

Fees: NZ$155

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Raranga: Creating Taonga with Harakeke (Intermediate)

Tutor/Facilitator: Nina Paaka
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

This class is for those who are experienced at weaving with Harakeke and/or other materials. You must understand the tikanga, reo and how to prepare Harakeke for weaving. Minimum of experience – putiputi, kono and konae. This class is a pathway for those that wish to move on from the beginners class. You will learn how to weave whiri kete and are welcome to inquire about weaving other items. Come along and become one of our Tuakana weavers and 'get your weave on'.

Fees: NZ$65

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Sewing for Beginners (Tues)

Tutor/Facilitator: Clare Smith
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 7-9pm

Want to learn about sewing but don’t know where to start. Learn how to understand a pattern, work out the material needed and what sewing words mean. Start by making a bag followed by a project approved of by the tutor. (If you wish to make your own project you need to go to Monday night sewing)

Fees: NZ$65

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Spanish: Getting Started for Travellers

Tutor/Facilitator: Luz Domenella
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 31 July from 7-9pm

Learn to understand and speak simple written and spoken Spanish. Learn how to communicate when buying food, organising transport or getting simple directions

Fees: NZ$105

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Tai Chi: Beginner

Tutor/Facilitator: Mercedes Godinez
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 6:30-7:30pm

Taichi is an exciting, fun, exercise for your body and mind.This is the art and exercise that the Chinese have been practicing to keep healthy. flexible, balanced, active,sociable and youthful.

Fees: NZ$75
Fees: NZ$50 - same person taking second fitness class in same term

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TAI CHI: Beginner daytime

Tutor/Facilitator: Mercedes Godinez
8 Tuesday mornings - Starts 16 October from 10-11am

Taichi is an exciting, fun, exercise for your body and mind.This is the art and exercise that the Chinese have been practicing to keep healthy. flexible, balanced, active,sociable and youthful. This class is also suited for senior citizens and will be held at the Tawa Community Centre.

Fees: NZ$75
Fees: NZ$50 - second fitness class taken in same term

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TAI CHI: Intermediate

Tutor/Facilitator: Mercedes Godinez
8 Tuesday nights - Starts on 16 October from 7:45-8:45pm

Taichi is an exciting, fun, exercise for your body and mind.This is the art and exercise that the Chinese have been practicing to keep healthy. flexible, balanced, active,sociable and youthful. For those who have attended Tai Chi before this is an opportunity to extend your skills and knowledge.

Fees: NZ$75
Fees: NZ$50 - same person taking second fitness class in the same term

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Ukulele: Beginners & Intermediate

Tutor/Facilitator: Maurice Priestley
8 Tuesday nights - Starts 16 October from 6:30pm beginner lesson & easy songs, 7:30pm more complex styles and songs

Want to learn to play the Ukulele? Beginner and Intermediate ukulele lessons including basic chords and songs leading to improving playing skills and theoretical understanding. Bring your own ukulele.

Fees: NZ$105

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Word 2010: Intermediate Plus

Tutor/Facilitator: Anne Haddon
3 Tuesday nights - Starts on 4 September from 7-9pm

Come and learn how to use Tables, Borders and Shading, Styles, Table of Contents, insert in Headers and Footers, Mail Merge, Envelopes and Labels, Templates, Columns, Sections and Graphics.

Fees: NZ$75

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