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Mending Your Clothes

2 day

$99.00 incl. GST

Extend the life of your clothes by mending holes, rips an, tears in your woven garments and fixing ladders in your knit garments. Recycle new or old fabrics by incorporating them into your mending (where appropriate). Use your sewing machine to its full advantage and develop a sustainable approach to your wardrobe thus avoid adding to the landfill!

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Beginners' Gardening Saturday Workshop

1 day

$109.00 incl. GST

The perfect course for the beginner gardener! Come and delve into the basics of establishing and sustaining a successful home garden. You will be offered the chance to learn a wide variety of skills and engage in enriching practical exercises to assist you on your gardening journey. Course held in Ohariu Valley, Johnsonville.

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Permaculture – Introduction (Online course)

4 weeks

$110.00 incl. GST

Explore sustainability in our lives, homes and society through pragmatic physical and theoretical design solutions, beginning in your own backyard. This course is delivered online via Zoom.

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Knitting for Beginners

4 weeks

$119.00 incl. GST

Master basic knitting techniques such as casting on and casting off and the knit and purl stitches. Develop skills in the long-tail cast on method. Practice how to hold the needles in a way that is comfortable for you and then learn how to knit in the English style.

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Beeswax Candle Making

2 hours

$39.00 incl. GST

Come along and find out how easy it is to make your very own beeswax candles to give your home a delightful ambience!

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Wet Felting - Beginners

2.5 hours

$79.00 incl. GST

Learn the essential techniques of wet felting from award-winning felter, Yula Cozy. Start your fibre art journey with this beginner’s wet felting workshop where you will learn how to create wool accessories and make a lovely felt flower to keep. Get creative and learn how to make felt from scratch. All materials included in course fee.

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Wet-Felt a Cat House

1 day

$129.00 incl. GST

Craft a cat cave house out of pure natural wool, for your beloved feline. Learn advanced skills in wet felting to create this fantastic cat cave house in a Saturday! All materials included in course fee. $10 per enrollment will be donated to Wellington Cat's Protection League!

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Make Your Own Roman Blinds

4 weeks

$179.00 incl. GST

Come along and learn how to make your very own roman blind, to give your rooms an elegant and streamlined look.

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Mosaic Design

4 weeks

$135.00 incl. GST

Create something beautiful for your home and garden. Discover the delights of mosaic design and learn how to use materials such as broken tiles, china and shells to make a mosaic frame, pot plant holder or other simple objects.

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Upholstery

8 weeks

$220.00 incl. GST

An introduction to the skills needed to upholster your own projects, under the guidance of our professional upholsterer. Additional materials costs. (Limited to 8 participants).

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Beekeeping - Beginners

2 hours

$50.00 incl. GST

Always wanted to keep bees but thought it's not possible in the city? Richard can explain how in this very popular course!

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Beekeeping - Next Step

1 day

$89.00 incl. GST

Find out how honey is extracted, recognise and prevent swarming, manage pests and construct a hive - includes a visit to an apiary so bring your beekeeper's outfit.

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Grandma’s Life Hacks

2 hours

$20.00 incl. GST

Explore ideas and actions that your grandmother would have taken for granted. Sometimes termed vintage or pioneer skills, this course teaches you tips and tricks from a past era. Learn ways to make your life easier, more affordable and that help you to live in a more self-sufficient and sustainable manner.

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Sustainable Shopping: Powerful Purchasing

2 hours

$20.00 incl. GST

Want to learn about the ethics of shopping in a more sustainable manner? Join eco shopper Stella Carruthers and discover the power in your purchasing. Consider the environmental effects of what you buy as well as the diverse impacts on the people who produce the goods you use.

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Waste Not, Want Not: Principles of Zero Waste

4 weeks

$65.00 incl. GST

Interested in reducing your personal waste? Join zero-waste life-styler Stella Carruthers and learn how to reduce your daily waste output while also starting to think about wider waste issues in your community. Discover how small actions can make a big difference in the world.

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Health

Psychology – A Practical Introduction

6 sessions

$145.00 incl. GST

Curious about how your mind works or what drives you? Always wondered what ‘psychology’ is even about? This course aims to provide participants with an introductory-level understanding of psychology and how psychological theories can relate to themselves and the world around them.

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Getting Familiar with Death and Dying

6 weeks

$169.00 incl. GST

We’ll work with stories of real people as they approach death, providing a gentle and accessible way to get acquainted with a topic which can be challenging. For anyone who wishes to engage with the topic of death in the company of others. You will be guided by a tutor who is comfortable and experienced in the field.

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What Makes for a Satisfying Funeral?

1 day

$99.00 incl. GST

We all have funeral stories, some good, many not so. But why are some funerals deeply satisfying and others anything but? Come and find out this, and more.

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Managing Stress & Trauma: Tools for Coping

2 hours

$25.00 incl. GST

None of us are immune to stress in our daily lives. Ranging from mild stressors to unresolved, complex trauma. While some stress is unavoidable and can be beneficial as it motivates and calls us to action, it’s important to learn the signs of when stress and past traumas can lead to dis-ease in the mind and body. Come and discover how to complete the stress response, understand your nervous system and gain practical techniques and tools for emotional regulation to help you address and manage your stress.

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Calligratherapy - Beginners

5 weeks

$125.00 incl. GST

Calligratherapy combines science journalist James Nestor's theory on proper breathing with the philosophy of ancient Chinese calligraphy to promote a state of optimal wellbeing. Over five weeks, you will develop and practice the awareness of healthy breathing while learning new techniques of Chinese soft brush calligraphy covering five different scripts.

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