WestREAP facilitate four Ministry of Education certificated Playgroups, in Greymouth, Cobden, Hokitika and Haast.
Greymouth Playgroup is facilitated by Tracey Hutt and runs at the Women's Centre, 7 Tarapuhi Street on Wednesdays from 9:00am until 12:00pm. This session includes a Melody Makers Music and Movement session starting at 9.30am. The fee is $4 for 1st child over 1 year of age, $2 for each additional child over 1, or you can pay by term. Please bring a healthy snack for shared kai. For more information please see our Melody Makers page.
Pipsqueaks Playgroups in Hokitika is facilitated by Cindy Greig and runs at WestREAP, 72 Tudor Street Fridays from 9:30am until 12:00pm. No fee.
Cobden Playgroup is facilitated by Connie Syme and runs at Cobden School on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9.30am to 12.30pm. There is no fee and kai is provided.
Haast Playgroup is facilitated by Sarah Olifiers and runs at Haast School on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 12pm. No fee.
Playgroups provide a support group where you can meet in a relaxed environment with other parents and their babies/toddlers, swap stories and tips, do some creative play, music and have fun on the occasional outing. Enjoy a hot drink and some morning tea/kai.
Newcomers are welcome to attend, you can fill out an enrolment form at your first session.