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  • Upskill for a new job
  • Find a new interest
  • Get fitter and healthier
  • Make new friends!

Join one of the 350+ short courses offered by Selwyn Community Education for all adult and lifelong learners!

Affordable and easily accessible evening, weekend and day classes with experienced tutors in a friendly environment.



Mindfulness - Movement with Body and Breath

Come to a place within that is calm, centered presence and discover stillness, simplicity and contentment.  Based on yogic practices these classes will include breath awareness with a series of simple and very gentle movements to encourage mindfulness, support healing, relaxation and breath-body-mind connection.

Due to popular demand, we have created an additional Mindfulness course starting Tuesday 3 March 7pm with Mira.  Join us for five sessions for an introduction to this calming and healthful practice.Learn More

Finding Your Voice Through Your Camera

Want to find more meaning in your photography? This course will help you have a clearer idea of what you are drawn to and what inspires you. You will finish the course with tools to strengthen your photographs and you will feel more confident in the direction you are heading in with your photography. Course starts March 3 and runs for 4 weeks. Learn More


Become a Blogger

Become a BloggerAlways wanted to blog but not known where to start? This course will give you the know-how to get started and get your blog out to the world. Join writer, editor and enthusiastic blogger, Lindsey Dawson, for this course that starts Wednesday 4 March.Learn More


Overcoming Anxiety

Overcoming Anxiety

Is anxiety ruining your life? Whether there is an identifiable cause or not, whether it rears its head at certain times such as public speaking or is ongoing and you want to live an anxiety-free life, then this course is for you. Learn neuro-linguistic programming tools and life skills to assist you in understanding anxiety and how to get it under control. Starts 10 March.

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Whether you have a Digital SLR camera, or a point-and-shoot, whether beginning with photography or looking for more inspiration, we have a range of courses coming up that may appeal. Finding Your Voice Through Your Camera (finding meaning in your practice) starts on 3 March.DLSR Beginners starts on 2 or 4 March and Compact Cameras for Beginners starts 9 March.

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Tivaevae Cook Islands Quilting


An introduction to this beautiful and colourful traditional Cook Islands art form, with Aunty Mi'i. Starts 4 March at the Glen Innes Library.

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Make Your Own Skincare Products

Make Your Own Skin Care

Do things the way your grandmother used to and make your own body products at home.

In this practical class Olga will teach you how to make a number of body care products including body butters, healing ointments for various conditions, lip balms and healing bath salts. As well as learning how to make different preparations, you will go home with goodies to try after each class. Starts 9 March.

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Using Ancestry for family research

GenealogyHave you seen the Ancestry commercial on TV and wondered what is involved? Here is the chance to make the most of your free trial or your subscription. Jan has been using Ancestry for many years and will show you the hints and tips to effective searching. Starts 9 March.

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