© 2020 Mt Pleasant Community Centre | 3 McCormacks Bay Road, Mt Pleasant

A PLACE TO MEET FRIENDS AND STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

You are welcome to join us for any of our regular groups that meet at the Centre. If you have a group or a club that you’d like to run, we’d love to support you with that! Get in touch here and we will do our best to make it happen.

Community Events

COMING UP 

AGM, Monday March 23rd 7 - 9pm  - CANCELLED

EVENT NOW CANCELLED.  An AGM will be rescheduled when appropriate. 
Join us for our annual general meeting in the hall at the community centre.  Special guest speaker Ruth Dyson. 

 

If you'd like to nominate someone for the committee, you need to be a member of the Resident's Association. You can download the nomination form here.

 

Nominations should be returned by 7pm March 22nd, 2020, though nominations will be accepted from the floor on the night.  You can bring them into the office or email to current president Kate Rawlings  katerawlings@xtra.co.nz

 

REGULAR EVENTS

Mt Pleasant Singers

All are welcome to join this community group sing along. Nothing required apart from an enthusiasm for singing together! Meeting in the hall the last Thursday of each month at 1.30pm – 3pm. We sing a range of tunes and are accompanied by a pianist and ukuleles.

 

For more info contact Rebekah.

Cup of Tea by the Estuary

This social group meets in the Front Room Cafe every Monday from 10.30am for a cuppa and a chat. 

Very informal and friendly group.

Contact Kathy community@mpcc.org.nz for more info.

La Leche League

Breastfeeding Support

This group holds monthly informal discussion meetings for mothers and their babies, older children and support people are also welcome. 

These meetings focus on premature babies who are being breastfed or mixed fed. More information here

 

Please bring your questions, concerns and also your achievements and triumphs! Meets third Thursday of each month, 10am – 12pm.

For more info contact Rukmini.

Playgroup

Playgroup is currently looking for a volunteer to host families coming in to play. 
We can be flexible about what day and time around your schedule. 

 

For more info contact Kathy.

Mt Pleasant Art Group

We sketch draw and paint (and even chat!) All are welcome to join – you’ll be surprised how easy it is.

Please ring John Robb on 326 6324 with any questions or come along any Thursday to join us. You'll find us upstairs in the meeting room from 12.30 - 3pm.

Cup of tea available. Koha welcome.

One Stitch at a Time

Craft Group

This friendly group meets every Thursday from 10am - midday. Group members practice a creative and diverse range of craft which include quilting, cross-stitch, hexagon patchwork, knitting, crocheting, and plant dyed blanket art, plus more. 

As well as stories shared, there is also sharing of skills and techniques and a generous interest in other’s projects. 

Contact Susan for further information here

Te Tapuwae O Rakau Trust

Te Tapuwae O Rakau Trust are working hard to  plant 10,000 native trees in the Port Hills. TTORT works with private landowners, Ngāi Tahu, central and local government, community groups and individuals to carry out a planned cultural and ecological reforestation programs. They will welcome any volunteers at their monthly meetings in the Blue Room at the Mt Pleasant Centre on the last Tuesday of each month from 3 - 5pm. 

For more information come along to a meeting or check out their website here

Got An Idea?

We are always looking to host new community groups. If you have an idea you'd like to try out for a club or regular group get in touch with Kathy here. We can provide the venue as well as support with promotion and admin related to your group. If you have a community not for profit group that is open to members of the public and looking for a home, we may be able to help with that, too. 

Community Garden Weekly Working Bee

Interested in contributing time & sweat to our community garden? If so, join Jocelyn at the weekly working bees Thursdays at 10-11.30am. You can find the newly established Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Garden between the community centre and the kindy.

Contact Jocelyn for more information.

Soup & A Show

This social group meets for a communal lunch and a movie on 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month.

Soup or another simple lunch is served at 11.30am and is $5 and the vintage movie starts at midday, entry by koha/donation. 

 

For more info or if you have vintage movie suggestions contact Kathy.

You can download current movie schedule here

Mt Pleasant Walking Group

Mt Pleasant Walking Group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning, departing from  the Community Centre car park at 9:30am. Walkers are welcome to walk either or both days to suit individuals. Walks cover a wide range of areas, providing hill and flat options.  A medium level of fitness is required.  Most walks are up to one and a half hours and conclude with coffee at a nearby cafe.

For further information contact:

Judy           Ph  384-1269           Email   judycalder@hotmail.com

Beverley   Ph  376-4960            Email  candbbuist@xtra.co.nz