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Courses and Programmes in and around Motueka

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Work Fit Programme - Get ready for the job hunt

Don't face the job hunt alone - join this 10 week programme and get support to find a good job. Make your own CV and learn to speak to it. Practise talking about your skills. Get help to apply for jobs with computers. All with a group of job-hunters at your side! The course is run by Adult Learning Support, a not for profit organisation under the umbrella of the National organisation, Literacy Aotearoa. There is no cost to the participants. Course runs from 20th June to 1st September on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:30am to 1:30pm, at Community House, Decks Reserve. Contact Sally on 022 475 8498 for more information.

Meditation Course

Motueka Valley June 30th -July 2nd. Simple, easy to use meditation techniques to quiet the mind and reduce stress - increase present moment awareness and improve general health and wellbeing. For more information and to register or contact Anna 0220 730 167.

English Language classes

English Language Partners have an English Language Group at the Motueka Christian Fellowship, 25 Woodlands Avenue in Motueka. The time and days are Monday evenings 6:30 pm - 8:30pm. Term 3 is 25 July - 19 Sep. Fees are: former refugees - free, permanent residents - $50 and people on work permits -$80. Please contact English Language Partners Nelson on 03 539 4848, email on, or visit

Women's Safe Programme

SVS Living Safe is offering an 8 week course that explores making safe choices for ourselves and our family. This is an opportunity to meet with women in a supportive environment. TOPICS: Safety, Power and control, Impacts of abuse, Children, Boundaries, Self esteem, Assertiveness, Rebuilding our lives, Respect and equality. For further information please contact SVS- Living Safe on: 03 5288976 or 027 5483850. Registrations essential. Venue: SVS Living Safe, Jack Inglis Friendship Hospital, 15B Courtney Street, Motueka.

Tools for Parents

A parenting programme designed to develop positive family relationships, empower parents to make changes and help manage children's behaviour. Six week course, 2 hours per week. Four courses per year, morning or evening course (dependant on need). Contact Phillipa 03 528 0234 or

Incredible Years Programme

A parenting programme designed to develop positive family relationships, empower parents to make changes and help manage children's difficult behaviour. Practical suggestions if challenged by your child's behaviour, for parents with children aged 3-8 years of age 14 week course, 3 hours per week. Contact Phillipa or Blyda 03 528 0234 or email or