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Alice in Wonderland JR

Peaches and Pickles and Green Door Youth Theatre's Production of Disney's

Join Alice's madcap adventure in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with the Tweedles, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!  Featuring classic Disney songs such as I'm Late, The Un-birthday Song and Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah.

With 70 children on stage aged from 3 - 17 years - it promises to be a magical show for the whole family.  Show runs during the 1st week of the Holidays, 17th - 21st July.  Book now - tickets are selling fast www.iticket.co.nz or visit our website for more information www.peachesandpickles.net

GLORIA - Centrestage Theatre Orewa

Gloria "The Bride Who Wouldn't Leave New Zealand', 67 years later two of her granddaughters celebrate her WW2 years in this sparkling and courageous solo show!

Book now to experience this thrilling and romantic tale:

Playing at Centrestage Theatre, 60 Centreway Road, Orewa
Evening Performances 29th June - 4th July at 7:30pm
Matinees 2nd & 4th July at 2:00pm
Tickets: Adults $25.00, Concession $20.00, Book now at 426 7282 or

Special Bees Playgroups

A safe place where pre-school children with any special needs, along with their siblings and carers, can socialise and meet others.

When:    Every Wednesday 9.00 - 11.00am
Where:  Gulf Harbour School, 65 Alec Craig Way
Cost:      $4.00 per family (includes morning tea for caregivers)

We are very lucky to have a special attendee at our playgroup.  Lucy is a 2 year old golden retriever and is part of the Outreach Therapy Pets program run by St Johns and the SPCA. Lucy is gentle and welcoming and offers children another opportunity for interaction where standard toys and activities might not suit.

Please contact Gaylene for more details rangchambers@xtra.co.nz 027 615 0783

FREE Child Car Restraint Checks

Don't wait for a crash to see if your child's car restraint is safe!
Bring along your car, seats, kids and all your questions
FREE child car restaint checks
Thursday 30th May & Friday 31st May, 2013, 9.00am - 12noon

Kids Republic Deals

Kids Republic Incredible Mid-Week Birthday Bargin! $12.50 per child
Take the stress out of hosting and book today! Applies to 8+ kids

Kids Republic Weekend Party SUPER DEAL!
Birthday child Eats & Plays FREE
FREE bowl of Lollies + FREE bowl of Potatoe Chips.
Applies to 9+ kids
Check out our website www.kidsrepublic.co.nz or call 09 4284831
Bringing great Fun & Party Value to Hibiscus Coast

Seasons - Supporting Children Living With Loss

Seasons is a social service that runs peer support groups for children aged 5 - 13 years who are missing someone important from their daily life due to a death, the separation or divorce of their parents, or other major family change.

Seasons groups meet for a one hour session, once a week, over 9 weeks.  The groups are small, usually just three or four children of similar age, with one to two trained adults who use a wide range of activities, stories, artwork and games to encourage the sharing of experiences.  Topics include feelings, telling our stories, memories, change, strengths and resources.  For more information please contact Megan Bowden, Phone: 09 410 5117 or email: seasonsnorthshore@gmail.com

Learn Chinese

Learn to speak, read and write Chinese/Mandarin
Qualified teacher of Chinese.  Native speaker/standard accent
Small groups or 1 to 1
Contact Bing: 021 036 1227, 428 3014

Fame Afterschool Care

At FAME afterschool care we offer a wide range of activities that cater to a wide range of ages.  This term for afterschool care at FAME, we are focusing on having fun with Science.  Children enjoy performing arts, this terms produciton is stars in their eyes!  Children learn dances, sing songs, learn lines and help with design.

Enquiries welcome:
The Fame Team
09 428 5054 or Rosie 021 036 7991

Zonta Hibiscus Study Award $2000

Are you a Woman...
  • 30 years of age or more?
  • a resident of HIbiscus Coast are?
  • wanting to undertake any NZQA accredited course of study?
  • deserving of financial assistance?

If the answer if YES...
...The Zonta Club of Hibiscus Coast is keen to hear from you!
For an application pack and further information please email Heather ginneyjackson@gmail.com
or phone 09 428 7059.  Applications close 5th July, 2013.

The Bruce Mason Centre Presents - Aladdin

SHOWS 22nd - 27th July at 10.30am

This July join the Phineas Phrog team as they present their brand new production of Aladdin!  Poor Aladdin can do nothing right, his mother is always cross at him, he has no money and no prospects - but he doesn't let anything get him down.  He is looking for an adventure and instead finds a rusty old lamp.  But don't be deceived by appearance, magic can be found in the strangest of places!

Phineas Phrog celebrates its eleventh year at the Bruce Mason Centre with a sparkling new show! Full of physical comedy, musical mayhem and magical delights this theatrical produciton will delight youngsters and their grown-ups alike.  For fifty minutes of fun-filled family entertainment you cna't beat Aladdin!

For bookings, go to www.ticketmaster.co.nz or Phone: 09 970 9700

Youthtown Snow Club

When: Thursdays starting May 14th  for 8 weeks.
Time: 3.45 - 7pm; Age: 7-17; Level: Beginner - Freestyle
Location:  in Silverdale (NZ’s only indoor ski slope) Snowplanet
Cost: $380pp;  Included: Professional instruction, equipment and transport to and from Snowplanet
For more info: Brian: 09 379 5430 ext 823; 021 923 384; brian@youthtown.org.nz

Free Dance Classes

Open Day at Dance Dimensions
Browns Bay Sunday 19th May
Visit: www.dancedimensions.co.nz for further information of email ann@dancedimension.co.nz
5 & 6 year olds - Come and try a HipHop/Jazz class for free this Friday 17th May, 3.30pm

Bizkidz @ the Plaza

Set up your own Business with BIZ KIDZ @ The Plaza, Whangaparaoa.

Biz Kidz is a monthly fair for school kids to set up their own Business.

This is how it works ....
  • Start your own Business by selling products or services
  • 3rd Sunday of each month, starting 19th May
  • In the Food Court next to the Playground
  • 10am - 12 noon
  • 30 Businesses trading with everything from cupcakes to art
  • Products of services must be of good quality and standard
  • Open to school aged children only
  • Maximum of two children at each stall (+ adult supervisor)
  • $10 for a Licence to Trade
Are you a real Biz Kid?  Then contact us to book your stall now!  All enquiries to Christina from Mum's the Word, christina@mumstheword.net.nz Phone: 021 275 1168