2017 Wairarapa Bride of the Year Contest

Friday 25th August at 8pm at Copthorne Hotel and Resort Solway Park, High St, Masterton. The event is a fundraiser for Masterton Plunket. See Wairarapa’s lovely brides wear their beautiful gowns once again, to parade before the judges, and relive their wedding day memories. Tickets are $25 each,  available from Evans of Masterton, corner Bannister and Dixon Streets, or through Eventfinda. A pre-Bride of the Year dinner  is available at Copthorne Solway Park between 5pm and 7pm for $35. Bookings are essential.

Stress Management: A Step Toward Managing Stress in Employment Situations

The Wairarapa Women’s Centre Stress Management: A Step Toward Managing Stress in Employment Situations Come and join this free stress management course. In the coming weeks, we will be looking how you can manage the stresses in your life so you can successfully negotiate a balance between you work environment and general life. The different aspects we will be looking at include: understanding stress, mindfulness, creating a life balance, improving workplace communication skills, and skills to develop a rapport in your work setting. Where: 41 Perry Continue reading →

Workshops and Courses at The Lighthouse Church

Jewellery Party The Lighthouse Church Saturday 19th August: 2.30pm 23 Intermediate Street, Kuripuni, Masterton Cash only. Proceeds to Destiny Rescue, Thailand, in association with local Masterton lady Jordyn Coulston – volunteer with this child rescue service. Contact person: Susan Taylor 027 462 2767 FREE Money Management Courses Learn the latest trends in Money Management, and gain access to a stunning confidential online budgeting tool. Workshop based courses feature 3 sessions only, running for just three weeks. CAP Money is an internationally award winning course, running Continue reading →

Ballantynes Fashion Show

Wednesday 6th September: from 6.30pm Ballantynes Store, Queens Street, Masterton $10 per ticket. Contact Jacqui Lockyer: 027 877 6185 Tickets available on the night at the store also. Proceeds to The Lighthouse Church ‘CAP Ministry’: Christian’s Against Poverty. To enable free money management and budgeting courses, and debt service support for anyone in the Wairarapa – including a financial literacy course for Youth.

Operation Christmas Child (OCC) 2017 Launches

A) Operation Christmas Child: Regional Conference Launch 2017: Greater Wellington Region Friday 11th August: Opt for either 1-4pm or 6-9pm session. Johnsonville Community Centre, 3 Frankmoore Ave, Johnsonville For all OCC volunteers, interested / curious parties, donors, sponsors, wood turners, crafters, international aid supporters and project coordinators in the Wairarapa, Wellington and Kapiti area. Meet to workshop through plans to participate, from launching the project in schools, to including your business, church, club or community group. View ideas galore, hear the latest from around the Continue reading →

New Zealand Red Cross Wairarapa Expo

Saturday 12th August, 10.00am – 2.00pm St Matthew’s Church Hall, 35 Church Street, Masterton Pop in and learn about Red Cross in the Wairarapa community: Patient transportation Meals on Wheels Disaster Welfare and Support team Branch membership First aid Community support New Zealand Red Cross 30 Church St, Masterton 06 377 3586 wairarapa@nullredcross.org.nz

Wairarapa Women’s Centre Frugal Cafe

Come and join other women to support each other, share resources, learn new ideas and share our knowledge on how to live frugally in today’s challenging times.   WHERE: Wairarapa Women’s Centre, 41 Perry St, Masterton WHEN:   Tuesday’s 10am – 12pm Start Date: 8th August Morning tea provided.

Workshop on ADHD

When: 18th August 3.15 – 5pm Venue:  Masterton Family Education Centre, 2 Worksop Road.Masterton Presenter:  Ivor de Vries, Registered Psychologist. BA Psych/Ed, MA Psych(Hons), PGDipPP, MNZPsS, MNZPB Aims:  To develop an understanding about ADHD Cost: $60.00   Agenda: Introductions What is ? Why is important? What are the correlations? What does it look like in practice? Questions and Discussion Limited places RSVP by email to manager@nullmfesccloudkids.com