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 

Friday Focus: WAYS TO WELLBEING

Fridays starting 19th March 10.30am

Join us in the Hall at the community centre every Friday from 10.30 - 11.30am for guest speakers and activities.

 

These fun and informative free sessions will run for 10 weeks starting on 19th March. Any questions? Contact Di  market@mpcc.org.nz or phone 0204 195 4639

SPEAKER'S CORNER

Wednesday 28th April

7.30pm

The first of our monthly Speaker's Corner events! An opportunity for our community to meet, listen, learn and discuss interesting topics from interesting people.

 

We are delighted that our local Banks Pennisula MP, Tracey McLellan will be our inaugural  “Speaker’s Corner”  guest on 28th April.   

 

Lyn Cotton, director of JOLT will be our speaker on 26 May and Tony Aldridge is confirmed for 30 June, to share his House Rebuild survey project.  We’ll have lots more information on our speakers and the rest of the line up so look our for more Speaker’s Corner news.

REGULAR EVENTS

Playgroup

Playgroup is back! This friendly drop in group runs from 10am - midday on Thursdays for preschoolers and their grownups.  

This community-run playgroup is a collaborative effort and your help setting up and packing away the toys is greatly appreciated.

For more information please get in touch with Di market@mpcc.org.nz

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.

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. 

Contact Susan for further information here

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 jyc497@gmail.com

Speaker's Corner

We are introducing a new community event called “Speaker’s Corner” starting in April.

It will be held on the last Wednesday of the month and will usually be an evening event (7.30-9pm).

 

It is an opportunity for our community to meet, listen, learn and discuss interesting topics from interesting people.

For more info contact Rebekah.

New Parents Coffee Group

There's nothing like having friends in your neighbourhood who are going though many of the same things you are - especially if you have just welcomed a new baby into your life! We see so many new parents in the community centre and want to help you make connections with each other. 

This is now part of our weekly playgroup on a Thursday morning.  Contact Di for more info market@mpcc.org.nz

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. 

Friday Focus: Ways to Wellbeing

Join us in the Hall at the community centre every Friday from 10.30 - 11.30am for guest speakers and activities.

These fun and informative free sessions will run for 10 weeks starting on 19th March. Any questions? Contact Di  market@mpcc.org.nz or phone 0204 195 4639

Soup & A Show

This social group meets for a communal lunch and a movie every Thursday apart from the last Thurs of each month, when the Mt Pleasant Singers meet. 

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 Di.

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

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