Dance and Arts Therapy NZ

Dance & Arts Therapy New Zealand offers the Dance 4 Us programme on Thursdays 10.30-11.30am throughout the school term at Takapuna Methodist Church. Dance 4 Us is a therapeutic, community-focused programme designed to support adults and young adults with disabilities (including Cerebral Palsy, Downs Syndrome, cognitive delays & physical disabilities – wheelchairs and mobility issues). By participating in Dance 4 Us, attendees develop a further sense of belonging along with experiencing being part of a positive, accepting community. Attendees are given opportunities to discover their own unique talents and strengths, as well as the chance to learn and value cultural diversity. Sessions are drop-in style, koha entry. All sessions are led by a qualified Dance Movement Therapist and can have up to 30 individuals.

Westlake Girls Choir Cantare perform at TMC

Sunday 19th May, 4pm

TMC is delighted to host premier Westlake Girls’ High School choir,
Cantare. In 2018 Cantare were runners up in the Te Manu
Waiata award at the Auckland regional Big Sing competition
for best performance of a work using Maori text.
They went on to win Gold at the National Finale in Wellington.
This year Cantare are looking forward to sharing a concert with the
Toronto Children’s Chorus when they visit NZ and Australia.


Entry by Programme Suggested donation $20. All funds go to organ restoration.

Winds of Change Jazz concert featuring Ben Fernandez

Winds of Change – a musical journey through changing soundscapes and landscapes with jazz trio TriBus.
Featuring Ben Fernandez – Piano, Andrew Hall – saxophone and Paul Naveen – Drums.

Saturday September 8,  7pm  Takapuna Methodist Church, 429 Lake Road, Takapuna,  Entry by programme. Suggested donation $20 School age free.

In support of our Shore to Thrive programmes – Repair Cafe and Kaitahi dinners.  Enquiries phone TMC office  489 4590.

ALL welcome!

Organ & Oboe Musical Feast

Sunday 11th March 2018 at 4pm

TMC welcomes this vibrant musical duo, featuring artists :

Michael Bell, a fascinating organist, free-lance performer and composer.  Michael has a strong memory for musical structure, and is able to create an improvisation around any theme.

Alison Dunlop has played principal oboe in Bach Musica, she’s also principal oboe of Pipers Sinfonia, and plays regularly with Auckland Chamber Orchestra, Auckland Philharmonia, Dunedin Symphony Orchestra and the Handel Consort and Quire.

Entry by Programme.  Suggested donation $20

Repair Cafe

Repair Cafe
Saturday 11th November 2017 10am

A new Pop up event – a Repair Café – begins 10am at TMC. Bring your broken and damaged items and get them repaired for free, or learn how to fix them again in the future. It’s about saving money, bringing people together, learning new skills and reducing waste.

DETAILS: More info here: repaircafeauckland.com or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1936102663272124/

Rata-Tui Duo

15 October 2017 at 4pm
Organ & Baroque Cello

Join us for a musical extravaganza.
Julien Hainsworth resides in Burgundy, performs around Europe with top French baroque ensembles, and plays regularly in prestigious festivals.  Julien’s father, kiwi born Chris Hainsworth, taught at Waikato University and Beziers Conservatoire in the South of France before devoting himself entirely to performance on organ, fortepiano and harpsichord.  Together they are the “Rata-Tui Duo”.

Entry by programme: suggested donation $20
Proceeds to the Organ Refurbishment Fund