Community News

Leaders for Education Scheme - I am proud to announce that Normal School is now enrolled in the Leaders for Education Scheme. If you are thinking of selling your house please contact Martin Binks on 0220663170 or [email protected] . Mention that you saw this advertisement in the KNS newsletter and if you sell your house, or refer a friend or colleague’s house that sells, then the school will receive a $250 donation under the scheme upon sale. Martin Binks, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, REAA 2008, Leaders Real Estate Karori.

Jacquie Harper, degree qualified Nutritionist based on Campbell Street, Karori. Jacquie offers one-on-one consultations for all family members but particularly helping with digestive complaints, food allergies/sensitivities, building up the immune system, sports and childhood nutrition. Please see livingcure.co.nz for more information or contact Jacquie on 021 414641, email [email protected].

Lunchtime French Term 1 2019 Learn a new language the FUN way! Lunchtime French classes are held every Thursday lunchtime. Games, songs, drama and stories are taught in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with the emphasis being on FUN! Language resources available to support parents at home. Free trial/demo classes will be held on Thursday 15 and Thursday 22 February. Email [email protected] to register your interest. OTHER CLASSES AVAILABLE: After-school French classes are also held in Karori, Northland, , and . Spanish and Mandarin also offered subject to demand. New: Easy Online Registration. Contact: Annick on 021 462 042 or email [email protected] or visit www.lcfclubs.co.nz for more information. sKids St. Teresa’s – Vacancies Due to expansion, a rare opportunity has become available at sKids St. Teresa's for two energetic people to join a team of dedicated Programme Managers and Programme Assistants. Applicants must have a passion for growing awesome Kiwi kids. Hours of work 7.00-8.30 (two mornings a week), 2.30pm-5.30 (4-5 days a week) and be available during school holidays. Successful applicants will be police vetted. Job Description available upon request. CVs to [email protected]


Karori Creche is open! Help us spread the word - places available now! Central location at 277 Karori Road. A small, intimate, family friendly centre with 100% qualified teachers and high adult:child ratio for under 2s up to school age. Siblings are able to attend together. Sessions are 8.30am-1.30pm Monday to Friday with no minimum days or hours. Ph 04 476 5351, email [email protected] or drop in anytime we're open for more information. NB there is also an Open week for visitors 11th-15th Feb 9am-12noon.

HATHA FLOW YOGA FOR TEEN/PRE-TEEN GIRLS, IN KARORI Your daughter will benefit through gaining: balance (mentally and physically), strength and flexibility. Connect with breath, slow the mind, a pause in a busy life in a safe and fun space. This is an established class, no experience necessary. Four spots left. Book now for term one 2019! Qualified/experienced teacher. Nicola Waters 0272962602, email [email protected]; www.nicola-waters-foreveryoga.squarespace.com The first class 5th of February, the last 9th of April. This is a ten week term at $10.50 per class, $105 total, no casuals. KARORI REC CENTRE, ROOM 1, 3:50- 4:50PM, Tuesdays, term time, starting 5 Feb.

Karori Arts and Crafts Centre art classes (5 yrs to teens) Term 1 kids + teens art classes begin the week of Feb 18th at the Karori Arts and Crafts centre, and we are holding $10 trial classes the week starting Feb 11th for most classes so that you can try the classes out. We have fun, hands on art classes for kids of all ages (from 5 yrs to teens) at 7 Beauchamp St, Karori (behind the Karori Rec Centre). We also have evening art classes for adults. Please book classes online at www.kacc.org.nz or email us at [email protected] if you would like to book in for a trial class. We'd love to see you!

Pre-school Music and Movement Community run interactive and fun music sessions for you and your little one – followed by morning tea and free play time. Thursday’s (starting Feb 7th) 10am during term time (entry by donation.) St Johns in the City Hall (Cnr Willis and Dixon St) (Casual attendance is fine.)

PARENT DROP-IN-CENTRE: Re-starting Monday 11th February 2019 You are invited to come and meet with other parents over a cuppa on school day Monday mornings any time between 9:00am and 11:30am in St. Anselm's Union Church Lounge, at 30 Makara Road. Pre-schoolers welcome - lots of toys and indoor space to play!

Sunshine Drama provides a creative and fun learning space for students aged 4 - 15 years of age. Sessions engage imaginative minds, grow confidence & build communication, performance and social skills. For 2019 class information or to arrange a free trial class, contact: Jenae 0274380533 or visit www.sunshinedrama.co.nz.

Play Rugby this Year Wests Junior Rugby Club invites you to play rugby this season. The club is open to girls and boys from 3-13, starting out at Nursery and Rippa before moving to tackle for the Under 8s onwards which are weight and age graded. Register online, ask a question or check our FAQ at http://www.wests-junior-rugby.org.nz Games start in Term 2, but the club welcome and weigh-in (and a chance to ask any questions in person) will be at our club rooms at Ian Galloway Park on the 7th (5:30 – 7:30pm) and 9th of March (1:00 – 3:00pm).

Come and sing with City Chorus! Ever wondered what it would be like to sing with a International Gold Medal winning women’s chorus? Join our four week educational singing programme and discover it for yourself. An ability to read music is not necessary, but you should be able to sing a song in tune. Four weekly sessions 18 Feb - 11 March, every Monday from 7pm at Wellington Bridge Club, 17 Tinakori Rd, Wellington. Contact us now at [email protected] or take a look at www.facebook.com/WellingtonCityChorus