Adult and Community
WestREAP provides a wide range of Adult and Community Education (ACE) programmes to promote employability, raise foundation skills, promote social and cultural inclusion and improve health and wellbeing. If there's something you're interested in that is not listed here, let us know! Click here for current courses.
Art4me is a creative space on the West Coast where adults can come and work on their own visual art projects. Sessions in Hokitika, Greymouth Blackball and other venues on the coast. Materials, tutor support and encouragement are supplied. Beginner, experienced or rusty: do you want to try? You’ll fit right in.
NEW! Enhance your driving skills. Fully qualified tutor. Only $150. Next course starts19th October - 4pm-6pm at WestREAP, 72 Tudor Street, Hokitika. Registrations essential (Prior Payment required). Limited spaces, don't miss out. More details on enquiry.
Te Reo Māori
Our experienced tutors provide te reo Māori courses, for Beginners through to Advanced, in Greymouth and Hokitika. Click here for current programmes.
We provide a fun kapa haka community group Tuesdays 5.30-7.30 pm at the Grey High School Whare. All ages welcome. $50/adult per term, $20/child (accompanied).
Koru Club / Supported Learners Programme
Our Supported Learner programme for people with a disability provides social interaction and a range of activities including cooking, dancing, art and crafts, life skills and much more.
In collaboration with the Westland Safer Communities Coalition we provide a free 2 week (8 hour) Learner Licence programme for Westland residents over the age of 16. including covering test fees for those who have completed this course.
In Greymouth? We now have Learner courses running in your district. If you need your restricted or full licence we can help with those, Contact us for more information.
Indian Cooking with Radha coming up October and November dates tbc, 11am - 2pm Saturday at the Baptist Church Greymouth. Only $25
Raranga / Weaving
WestREAP provides raranga/weaving courses to learn how to make beautiful art from harakeke.
Significant places of Kāti Waewae
We can provide guided visits to places of significance to Kati (Ngāti) Waewae to learn the stories and history of our local area.
Make your own Victorian Style Skirt. with experienced sewing tutor, Maria Martin-Smith.
Next course is on 30th Oct and 20th Nov. $50 covers both dates.
Come along to one of our mosaics workshops and learn a new skill.
We can provide courses on Word, Excel spreadsheets, Canva, Google Forms, Using Social Media, Web page design. Contact us to find out more.
Stained Glass Workshop
Learn the basics of cutting glass and soldering. You will make a glass suncatcher using copper foil. Register your interest for the next offering. Term 1, 2023 register for a full term of evening classes! Great for those wanting to complete larger projects.
Weekend upholstery courses for beginners and improvers in Greymouth and Hokitika with experienced tutor, Steve McDonald. Limited spaces available for 2023. BYO materials. Please register your interest.