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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.                             Click to view and register for upcoming termly classes. 

Check out our Creative Spaces Art4Me programme venues & sessions, click on the link below. 
These classes run during term allowing adults to come together with our wonderful
tutors to explore endless creativity in a supported, friendly environment for all. 

Contact us directly at WestREAP anytime if you have any questions on 03 755 8700.



Art4me classes run during term allowing adults to come together with our wonderful tutors to explore endless creativity in a supported, friendly environment for all. 

Click to find out about sessions near you!


Create something beautiful for your home and garden!

Discover the delights of mosaic design and learn how to use materials such as broken tiles, china and shells or
pre-cut tile shapes to make a mosaic frame, pot plant holder or other simple objects.

Stained Glass


Welcome to the Stained Glass course, an experience suitable for individuals of all skill levels. 

Whether you’re a beginner seeking some solid foundations or an experienced glass artist aiming to grow your techniques and skills, this course is perfect for you.  

Raranga - Harakeke Weaving


Weaving is a living art form passed down from the ancestors and a strong symbol of the survival of Māori culture. Courses run during the year in different areas as funding allows. 

Defensive Driving


Enhance your driving skills and become an all round, safer driver with our Defensive Driving Course.

This course provides you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to be a safer driver, such as identifying hazards early, so you can reduce the risk of being involved a crash.

Restricted Licence holders can use the certificate from this course to receive a time reduction from 18 months down to 12 months, if under 25 years of age. If you are 25 years of age plus, you can reduce your time from 6 months to 3 months

Te reo 

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This course uses the Ataarangi method or rod/rakau method.  Tikanga Māori will also be covered.

Meet your community and have fun learning one of our official languages of Aotearoa!

English Conversation


Come along for a relaxed and informal hour where you can practice your English speaking, listening and writing skills.

Your tutor, Sally, will tailor the sessions to the content that is relevant for you and your life.  Whether that is chatting to co-workers at work or going about your day in town - we want to make it relevant and quick to use!

Kapa Haka


Nau mai ki te whānau! 

Join our Whānau Kapa Haka!

This course is for everyone regardless of your experience and will introduce you to the world of Māori Performing Arts. 

Come along and see what it is all about.

Attendance is free however koha is appreciated.

Koru Club


Our Supported Learning group or Koru club as we like to put it, runs Mondays from 10am - 1pm, during term for Adults with disabilities of all ages. 

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