Success Starts Here Event

Saturday 21st August | 3:00 – 6:00pm

Highbury House has teamed up with Dress for Success to bring a team of wonderful experts to help you get that job. Our aim is to give you that confidence boost to start looking for work. We will style you with work clothing (that you get to keep), give you make up tips, talk to you about interview tips & techniques & then end the event with any questions you may have.

We have Dressing Up with Monique Doy & Fromjess2you Makeup Artistry joining us to share their pro tips.

Please note this is a FREE workshop, but spaces are limited & booking is essential. You can email us at

Learners Licence Workshop | for ages 19-24yrs

Saturday 7th August | 10:00am-4:00pm (lunch provided)

This is a FREE workshop for the community. Come and learn everything you need to know out there for your learners license test.
  • what is needed for sitting the test
  • details about sitting the test
  • key driving skills required
  • night driving
  • dealing with hazards and so much more…
To book please email or phone 094805279

Art For Beginners

Thursdays | 10:45am-12:45pm

8-week course | 29th July – 16th September

This term we will be using pattern to define our creations being inspired by the artists Mondrian and Matisse for some of our references. Using real life to inspire the basis for the abstraction and pattern, beginning with working drawings and using mixed media to explore the art making process.

I welcome you to come and enjoy the flow of your creativity…

The term fee is $165; this includes all materials. Booking is essential, please email

Sewing Bee

Last Thursday of the month

Starting 26th August | 7:00 – 9:00pm

Come & learn to sew while giving back to the community.

Our new monthly evening sewing bee is all about learning to sew while mending clothes for the community or yourself. We have the machines & a tutor who is volunteering her time to teach us.

Each month we will be dedicating the time to mend clothes from a community group or school. You can also bring that growing pile of clothes that you want to fix rather than it all going to landfill.

This is a casual group, you can come every month or just once. We have limited machines so booking is essential. Email or phone 09 4805279.

Its Free, snacks & refreshments will be provided.

Love Your Leftovers – At The Back of Your Fridge

Saturday 25th September| 10:30am – 12:30pm

Learn creative new ideas to use up those forgotten ingredients hiding at the back of your fridge, at this free local workshop.

Feed your family for less by loving your leftovers, with hints on how to create delicious and nutritious dishes from common leftovers. You’ll also get great advice about how to store your fresh food and leftovers, to help them last longer. Making the most of the food we have helps save money and is better for the environment.

Get Your tickets here:

Hosted by Love Food Hate Waste tutor Pip and proudly brought to you by EcoMatters, thanks to Auckland Council.

Parenting Tweens & Teens Through Stress & Anxiety

Wednesday 15th, 22nd & 29th of September

10:30am – 12:30am

In a time of great change young people’s stress and anxiety is increasing. This supportive group helps parents manage the challenges that parenting young people aged 11-18 can bring. Join a supportive, non-judgmental space to learn strategies and tools to help you parent young people through the challenges this generation face.

To register contact:

or phone 09 441 8989

Art & Tea for Seniors

From Monday 21st June, fortnightly | 11:00am – 12:00pm

Art & Tea is a workshop that allows Seniors to get involved in Art projects and practices of Mindfulness. The intention of these sessions is to offer a creative way to connect with others, reducing the feelings of isolation and loneliness.

Bookings via

Bokashi Talk & DIY

Saturday 30th October | 2:00 – 3:30pm

This Bokashi DIY Talk will be facilitated by Pip and offers an introduction to composting with Bokashi. Come and discover how easy it is & take your own Bokashi bin home.

Confirmed participants will receive a $40.00 discount toward the purchase of a composting system that can be redeemed online.

This course is proudly supported by Auckland Council and delivered by the Compost Collective.

Book Here:

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