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This year’s Show Me Shorts Film Festival will run from 28 October to 26 November. A full list of all locations and dates information will be out soon. But …
If you’re a filmmaker struggling to make our submission deadline, you’re in luck!
Our deadline for submissions has been extended to 1 July.
This gives filmmakers an additional two weeks to complete their work and enter New Zealand’s leading international short film festival.
We already have more than 1,300 submissions, but are hoping to smash last year’s record of 1,500 entries.
More entries means a wider variety of movies to select from, so we can deliver an outstanding selection of short films for New Zealanders.
Show Me Shorts Film Festival Trust
PO Box 6685, Wellesley St, Auckland
L4, Vulcan Building Chambers, Vulcan Lane, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Tauranga Astronomical Society
by Vjekoslav Nemesh
by Ngai Tamarawaho Historian Des Tata
Otanewainuku Kiwi Trust Annual Public Meeting
Indulge in healing art, it’s time to nourish your soul.
Monday 19th – Friday 23rd June
Skills and Inspiration
Pruning for abundant crops
Choosing & Growing Trees Successfully
Kim Westerkov – multi winner of First Prizes in the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year competitions
An Art Piece with Memories
Free Workshop for Charity
Taonga in the Melbourne Museum
Different up-cycling techniques
Up-cycle those tired old pieces into ones you love…
Tauranga Chamber of Commerce
An Immersive Weekend of Creative Art Therapy
Start 2nd May 2017
6th – 12th May
Restoration with a twist of art…
and its applications…
Give Dance a Go !
New Sessions with Kim Westerkov
Develop your understanding of Art as therapy
Discover how creative you can be !
Suitable for all ages.
Make that holiday more enjoyable…
A Step by Step process
Achieve What You Want by Life Visioning
All Levels – No Visa Restrictions
Glass Cutting, Glass Fusing & Stained Glass
Steady as you go (SAYGO) programme
Guest speakers on topics of interest
Know It Before You Need It
with Tauranga Senior Net
with Tauranga SeniorNet
Free community education workshop
Improve your English for Everyday Use
Free sessions on a range of legal topics
The Incubator is a Winner !
Could Throwing and Catching be Your Thing ?
Classes for beginners
Enjoy preparing and performing a range of choral works
Play or listen
Dancing Supper & Raffles
Article by Annemarie Quill, Bay of Plenty Times
Regain control of your money…
Create and design a 3D sculpture
Moulding to Glazing
Coping Skills and Strategies
Join us for our fortnightly meditation classes
Two day Painting Workshop in Tauranga
Sleep better and worry less
… for the whole family …
Tauranga Chamber of Commerce Event
Ballroom & Latin American
Naturally Fermented drinks that are genuinely GOOD FOR YOU.
Veges preserved naturally
Cheese Making and Cookery Classes
Not a spelling mistake – learn French @ lunchtime…
Wesley Church, 100 13th Ave, Tauranga
We teach Taoist Tai Chi™ arts: a moving meditation – build your strength, flexibility and stillness.
Workshops that open a whole new world…
Grow mushrooms on logs and stumps
a design and build workshop
Tap into your creative energy at the place where there’s always something going on
Begin your bread making adventure today !
Everything to do with the lapidary hobby
Get the skills – Gain the knowledge – Take control
Mind body calm and clarity
Extraordinary Results – Genius !
Creating successful futures …
Peace, truth and wellbeing is right inside you
Your career in radio starts here !
Great Hearts + Minds
You never know when you’ll need it…
Brass & Percussion Players Welcome
Strengthening Father/Child Relationships through Support, Education & Fun !
Come down and have a go …
Tune in and turn on the body talk
Meet the challenge of racing radio controlled cars
A Budget Services Success Story !
The first batch of graduates from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology’s Bachelor of Creative Industries walked across the stage this week at Holy Trinity Church.
The three-year degree offers majors in Visual Art, Graphic Design, and Fashion Design. And 65-year-old Norah Maclachlan (pictured) is among them, and credits the staff at the institute for helping her achieve her goal.
“Being an older student, I have a problem understanding written word, which was a challenge in itself. But I had a very understanding tutor, who pushed me when I thought I couldn’t do it.”
She’s always sewn and enjoyed craftwork, and after her job was disestablished, she decided to try something new.
“Being an older person made it quite hard to get another job,” says Norah.
“My son was already studying to be a fashion designer, and he suggested I start doing the certificate in fashion at the institute.
“I already knew how to sew, so the biggest challenge was making my own patterns. But that whetted my appetite, and encouraged me to carry on to the bachelor degree.”
Norah says the degree was a bit of a learning curve, but it also allowed her to pick up more skills.
“We did more than just fashion. We worked on the business side, and learned about graphic design and visual arts as well.”
And her ambition now?
“I’m a bigger woman, and short, so what I want to do is create stylish patterns for women with that shape. I’ve tried looking for clothes myself, and they often look like sacks,” laughs Norah.
“What I’m exploring at the moment is my craftwork, so I’m working on showcasing that for a start.”
With a degree under her belt, she no doubt has many more options now. Her advice to people thinking about studying is to have a go, no matter what prior experience you have.
“If you have a passion for art, or a passion for fashion, go for it. It doesn’t matter what age you are, or the challenges you face. It’s worth it in the end.”
Article by Ryan Wood published in the Weekend Sun 16th December 2016
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For beginners of all ages
Relaxed, social evening of dancing
Singing in 4 part harmony
Programme for all levels of fitness
Learn about waste free parenting, reusable products and recycling.
Positive Parenting Discussion Group
Do a TESOL and Travel
Helping Non-Profits Grow
a voyage that inspires education and lifelong learning experiences
Tackle plastic pollution at the grassroots level
Gardening Chat, Talks and Visits
Lessons for Beginners
Music in the community
Fuchsia people are happy people !
Envirohub Training Workshop
Machine Embroidery and Patchwork
Words of wisdom from Stan Gregec, CEO of the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce
Every artist was first an amateur. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enter a Beginner, exit a Winner !
Rhythm ‘n’ Fun
Building better business
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