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




31st July

2 - 5pm

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Please come along to our community consultation on Saturday 31st July 2-5pm to:

  • hear about our recent survey

  • discuss our current plans and activities

  • contribute to our on-going planning and development

Looking forward to seeing you there!



4th August


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Electric cars now seem to be here to stay, but will they eventually be able to replace all those internal combustion engines, or will they stay a niche option? We'll explore the history of the electric car and how we got where we are, and then I'll address some of the key questions people have about the transition:

  • Are electric cars ready and up to the job?

  • What about the costs involved?

  • Can the grid handle the increased load?

  • Have we just replaced one environmental problem with another one?

  • How does the situation in New Zealand compare to other countries?

  • I'm afraid I do have a scientific background so there will be some graphs but don't let that put you off, and do come armed with your own questions which I'll attempt to answer!

Join Tom Rose Thursday 4th of August 7.30pm MPCC Hall - please note this date differs from advertised in the Pleasant News and is the correct one. 



19th October


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Join us for our third annual fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Foundation. 

We'll be serving a beautiful breakfast from 7.30am at the community centre. Tickets are $30 and all proceeds go to the Breast Cancer Foundation helps them achieve the vision  of zero deaths in Aotearoa from breast cancer. Their work encompasses early detection education, supporting those with breast cancer, research grants and advocacy.

If you have any special dietary needs we should know about, please let us know when purchasing your ticket. 

Tickets are available from the Front Room Cafe now. The cafe is open 6 days a week 8.30am - 2pm and eftpos is available. 


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.

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

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. 

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 1pm – 3pm. We sing a range of tunes and are accompanied by a pianist and ukuleles.

All singers very welcome in cafe for $5 soup lunch from 12pm.


For more info contact Rebekah.

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

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 group meets from 10.30am - midday on a Thursday.

Contact Di for more info market@mpcc.org.nz

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