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Ashburton District Council Events

February 2023

Digital Apps for Seniors

Ashburton Public Library

2nd Feb 2023 - 23rd Feb 2023

Thursdays, 10am-12pm

A 4-week course designed for over 65's to help make better use of phone apps and feeling confident when using them.Week 1 - Google Maps: A basic overview, showing how to find wheelchair accessible places and estimated times of arrival.Week...

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Create a CV & Cover Letter for Teens

Ashburton Public Library

21st Feb 2023 - 28th Feb 2023

Session 1:  Tuesday, February 21st, 3pm-5pm

Session 2: Tuesday, February 28th, 3pm-5pm

Would you like to create a CV or update an existing one? Would you also help creating a cover letter for your job application?Get yourself job ready by learning how to create your CV and write a cover letter so...

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Paint Along with Bob Ross for Teens

Ashburton Public Library

17th Feb 2023 06:15 pm - 07:30 pm

Come along and have a go at painting, following a YouTube video of artist Bob Ross.Places are limited and bookings are essential.

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Apply & Search for Jobs

Ashburton Public Library

8th Feb 2023 - 1st Mar 2023

Course 1:

8th & 15th February

Course 2:

22nd February & 1st March

A two-part course that will help you get job ready.Week 1: Create and format a CV and Cover Letter: We will show you how to create an eye-catching CV and help formulate a cover letter.Week 2: Applying for Jobs

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New Zealand Sign Language for You

Ashburton Public Library

13th Feb 2023 - 6th Apr 2023

Monday Evenings

13 February - 3rd April


Thursday Afternoons

16th February - 6th April


This is a wonderful opportunity to learn New Zealand's third official language over eight weeks and it's free for NZ citizens and residents.Two courses available.1. Mondays, 5.30-7.30pm2.Thursdays, 12.30-2.30pmTo register, you will need to email: or call into the...

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December 2022

The Great Santa Hunt

Ashburton Museum

21st Dec 2022 - 31st Jan 2023

Late Night Event: 21 December 2022, 5pm - 7pm

10am - 4pm daily until 31 January

The Ashburton Art Gallery and Museum’s Santa Hunt is back these school holidays with a special late night event, so get your torches ready!We’re turning off all the lights, so bring your torches along to our late night hunt on...

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Tūhura Tuarangi: Aotearoa in Space

Ashburton Museum

22nd Dec 2022 - 29th Jan 2023

Open daily 10am - 4pm

Tūhura Tuarangi: Aotearoa in SpaceThis is a space science showcase that is out of this world! Developed by Otago Museum, Tūhura Tuarangi is packed with hands-on interactives to play with, build, launch and explore with your whole whānau. Discover the...

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School Holiday Activities: Tūhura Tuarangi

Ashburton Museum

14th Dec 2022 - 5th Feb 2023

Discover the wonders of space using arts and crafts these school holidays! Over summer we will be running three activities alongside the exhibition Tūhura Tuarangi: Aotearoa in Space.The Compass of Tāwhaki(Tūhura Tuarangi discover outer space activity: Mōhiotaka)- Make a compass...

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