Community Use

People using the facilities:

Manukau Institute of Technology – free English Classes starting 2021 (see below)

Auckland Korean Methodist Church

Lollipops Educare

Dance and Arts Therapy NZ

Born Again Bodies

South Korean Performing Arts Group

Shalom Choir

Loud and Clear Speech Therapy

Minismiles Photography

Auckland Korean Methodist Church

The Korean congregation worship services are held on Sunday at 1 pm and Wednesday at 7.30 pm.  Morning prayers Monday-Friday at 5.30 am. Secondary school members meet for study and fellowship on Friday evenings at 7 pm.  Youth on Saturday evenings at 5pm.


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Rainbow Korean Group 

The Rainbow Club provides group activities for older Korean adults. Between 50-70 Korean seniors gather for fellowship, exercise, singing, education on healthy lifestyles and English conversation classes.
The group meets every Wednesday (during school terms) between 10.00am and 2pm in the Takapuna Methodist Church hall.
Activities such as gentle aerobic exercise, dance or yoga are a regular part of each session.
The English conversation classes are popular and the weekly singing sessions include learning the NZ anthem in Maori and English. A team of 23 volunteers help run the club and cook a nutritious Korean style lunch for the members.

For more information please contact Mo Shin (Rainbow Club Coordinator)  on 027 417 8500.

Lollipops EducarECE Certified Head Teacher - Lynfield | Trade Me Jobse

Situated in the house next door to the church is the Lollipops Child Care Centre.
Lollipops employ a special team of 10 qualified, motivated, full-time staff ready to meet your child’s every need. Facilities include separate play areas for babies, toddlers and over 2s, separate outdoor play areas for younger and older children, and an adjoining 100sqm children’s playland which is great in wet weather or when the sun starts to burn.
Open from 7:45 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday, 52 weeks of the year excluding public holidays.

Please call for any further enquiries.
1 Tennyson Avenue, Takapuna PO Box 331-463, Takapuna
Phone: 09 488 9220 
Mobile: 021 393 650
Centre Manager: Carla Ornelas


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.   

Born again Bodies

BORN AGAIN BODIES Strength, Balance and Flexibility at Any Age. A supervised exercise programme Born Again Bodies is a registered Green Prescription activity provider that worked with ACC on the benefits of exercise in Falls Prevention. Every Tuesday from 2 – 3pm Takapuna Methodist Church lounge. Facilitator Lorraine Parker. All welcome.

Manukau Institute of Technology

English Classes in 2021

Skills for Everyday Life: Friendly classes for people wanting to improve their English Language skills for everyday life, study or work. For more information please contact Silvia Lung: or Vanessa Lewis: .