For Parents

Community Connections

Current notices are listed below. Old notices from the last month (if any) are listed below them.

5 July 2018 - 5 August 2018

A Marsden Whitby education for your son or daughter in Year 7, 2019 or beyond

A Marsden Whitby education for your son or daughter in Year 7, 2019 or beyond

Open Day

You are invited to the Samuel Marsden Collegiate School Whitby Open Day on Friday 17 August, any time between 10am and 2pm. This is a great opportunity to see the Marsden Whitby campus, to explore the benefits of a Marsden education and to find out about the Marsden Whitby programmes. There will be staff and students to talk to and the students look forward to showing you around. For more information and to register visit

Enrolments -Marsden Whitby applications for enrolment for 2019 and beyond are now open. There are limited spaces in Year 7 for 2019 and a wait list for entry in 2019 is likely. If you have any questions or would like a personal tour please call 04 234 1070 or visit

5 July 2018 - 31 July 2018

All breeds Cat Show

2 July 2018 - 2 July 2019

Before/after school/holiday care for primary school children

Before/after school/holiday care for primary school children

I offer child care in a safe, fun and family environment.  Medically trained and a mum of two boys we spend our after school time at the beach, playing outside, baking and making!

Availability for two children.  Holiday care and term time before/after school care.

Helen Beswick-Cousins

021 338130

2 July 2018 - 2 August 2018

Netball Academy Holiday Programme

27 June 2018 - 27 July 2018

Dove Catholic Fellowship for Women - Annual Retreat

Come away to be refreshed, renewed & restored – Dove Retreat 27-29 July.

Dove Catholic Fellowship for Women National team is delighted to invite all women to a retreat weekend with special guest speakers Wilma Conroy and Anne Claessens.

Theme:“Harvest” Come and enjoy your personal harvest

Venue:Willow Park Christian Camp, Eastern Beach, Auckland

To Register online (or download a Registration Form)
For further information contact Shona Williams 07 543 0101 or

7 June 2018 - 7 August 2018

Nature School Holiday Programme

7 June 2018 - 7 June 2019

Gardening Services

 $80 per day

Contact Eugene on 02041506704 


31 May 2018 - 31 July 2018

Good Time Music Academy

21 May 2018 - 21 September 2018



We have spaces for children over 2 years old and a short wait list for under 2’s. To enquire please call 234 1690 or email Pop in and visit any time between 9-2.

We are a local early childhood centre located in central Whitby overlooking the lake (in between the Whitby Library and Plunket Nurse). We have a maximum licence for 25 children including 5 spaces each day for our children under 2. We offer 2 sessions each day 8.30-12.30 and 8.30-2.30 with a sleep room onsite.  Check out our Facebook page Paremata Plunket Creche. 
21 May 2018 - 21 May 2019

Get Fixed Bicycle Cafe

8 March 2018 - 8 March 2019

Brand new personal training studio on Mana Esplanade


BodyLean is a brand new personal training studio has opened along the Mana Esplanade down by Dive HQ

Get fitter, healthier, leaner and have greater energy.

I offer 2 main services:

Semi-Private Personal Training: 45-60min individually tailored training according to goals and specific nutrition strategies to maximise results.

Small Group Classes: 30min classes on Mon/Wed/Fri and Saturday
(contact Andrew for specific times and availability)

There are early morning classes, after school drop off and lunchtime available.

I always encourage anyone who is interested to come along for a complimentary trial.

Please feel free to contact Andrew on the following:

Phone: 04 2139690 or 022 677 9398

21 February 2018 - 21 November 2018


6 February 2018 - 6 November 2018

Bishop Viard College 50th Jubilee, Labour Weekend 2018

Bishop Viard College 50th Jubilee, Labour Weekend 2018

A weekend of celebration is planned for October 19-21 and all past pupils, staff and friends of the College interested in receiving information about this event  are invited to email Phil at or Tel 2379902 

or  fill in this form forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfVqxm5JPZE1y J2qkzDeCVv1AGr4qou0e5tNLnaWOxo fscDxg/viewform 

You can also  like our  Bishop Viard College 50th Jubilee Facebook page  for all Jubilee year news /BVCJubilee/


6 February 2018 - 6 October 2018

Kerry School of Irish Dancing

6 February 2018 - 6 August 2018

Mana Music Centre

6 February 2018 - 6 December 2018

Free Fundamentals Yoga Class for parents


Free Fundamentals Yoga Class for parents, after their morning drop-off.

The class is on Tuesday 13th of February, at 9:15am - 10:15am. The venue is Paremata Boat Club.

15 December 2017 - 15 December 2018

Piano lessons (individual) at St. Theresa's

Piano lessons at school 2018
Would you like your child to learn piano/keyboard at school? I bring in a
full sized keyboard and teach on Monday mornings. The lessons are more
suited to children 7 and older. I teach individual half hour lessons. The
cost is $30 per lesson. To enquire further, email Linda on


8 December 2017 - 8 December 2018

Speech and Drama Teacher - Plimmerton

Roz Baxter local Speech and Drama teacher in Plimmerton taking enrolments
for 2018. Drama classes for children and Speech and Drama and Public
Speaking lessons for children and adults. Contact Roz 0276939573 and 

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