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July 2021

YMCA (Ages 5 – 11yrs+)

27 July, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 21 September, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. Everyone is welcome. When: 27 July, 10 August, 24 August, 7 September, 21 September Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free

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August 2021

Tuesday Social Play (All ages – Dog friendly)

3 August, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 September, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Second Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can comeWhere: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent Keep in mind there will…

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YMCA (Ages 5 – 11yrs+)

10 August, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 21 September, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. Everyone is welcome. When: 27 July, 10 August, 24 August, 7 September, 21 September Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – Dog friendly)

17 August, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 September, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Second Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can comeWhere: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent Keep in mind there will…

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YMCA (Ages 5 – 11yrs+)

24 August, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 21 September, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. Everyone is welcome. When: 27 July, 10 August, 24 August, 7 September, 21 September Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – Dog friendly)

31 August, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 September, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Second Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can comeWhere: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent Keep in mind there will…

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September 2021

YMCA (Ages 5 – 11yrs+)

7 September, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 21 September, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. Everyone is welcome. When: 27 July, 10 August, 24 August, 7 September, 21 September Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – Dog friendly)

14 September, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 September, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Second Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can comeWhere: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent Keep in mind there will…

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YMCA (Ages 5 – 11yrs+)

21 September, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 21 September, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. Everyone is welcome. When: 27 July, 10 August, 24 August, 7 September, 21 September Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – Dog friendly)

28 September, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 September, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Second Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can comeWhere: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent Keep in mind there will…

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October 2021

YMCA (All welcome)

19 October, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. When: Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 and Dec 14 Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free  

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – dog friendly)

26 October, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7 December, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Tuesdays  (Fortnitely) Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent No registration necessary, come along…

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November 2021

YMCA (All welcome)

2 November, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. When: Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 and Dec 14 Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free  

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – dog friendly)

9 November, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7 December, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Tuesdays  (Fortnitely) Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent No registration necessary, come along…

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YMCA (All welcome)

16 November, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. When: Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 and Dec 14 Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free  

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – dog friendly)

23 November, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7 December, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Tuesdays  (Fortnitely) Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent No registration necessary, come along…

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YMCA (All welcome)

30 November, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. When: Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 and Dec 14 Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free  

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December 2021

Parent Social Evening

1 December, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm NZDT
The Good Home, 21 Ariki St
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Where: The Good Home 11 Ariki Street, New Plymouth 4310 Wednesday 1st December Time: 7pm onwards Come along for a chance to socialize with other parents, free of the children! A great opportunity to share a bite to eat and a lemonade. Open to all past, current, and maybe-just-thinking-about-it homeschooling parents.  

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Beach day/ End of year catch up (All welcome)

3 December, 2021 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm NZDT
Ngamotu Beach, 51 Ocean View Parade
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Date: 3/12/21 Time: 12:30 What to Bring: Your lunch! Anything you want to play. Where: Ngamotu Beach, by the playground, we have the Scout Hall for bag/shelter if needed Cost: free Parental supervision expected

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Tuesday Social Play (All ages – dog friendly)

7 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7 December, 2021

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Tuesdays  (Fortnitely) Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Park at the end of the steep driveway. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for the dogs. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision is required as there is water nearby. Adults will be required to stay, or another adult allocated by parent No registration necessary, come along…

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YMCA (All welcome)

14 December, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZDT
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 14 December, 2021

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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We are very lucky to have received funding from sport Taranaki for YMCA social sessions every second Tuesday. These will be free play sessions where the children can socialise with access to the equipment. When: Oct 19, Nov 2, 16, 30 and Dec 14 Time: 1pm to 2:30pm Cost: Free  

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January 2022

Thursday Social Meet (All ages – All welcome)

20 January @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm NZDT

Each Thursday we meet at different playground in and around New Plymouth. A great opportunity to meet other home educating families. Everyone is welcome. This is a free event, but occasionally we may meet at somewhere that may have an entry fee. Details for each week are posted on NTHE Facebook page, homeschool social messenger chat, or contact Mary on 027 859 2925 Time: 11am-1pm Dates: Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 17, 24, Mar 3, 10, 17,…

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April 2022

Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

12 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

19 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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RSVP

Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

26 April @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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RSVP

Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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May 2022

Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

3 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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RSVP

Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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YMCA free play sessions (All ages)

4 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6 July, 2022

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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When: Every Wednesday of Term 2 Time: 1pm to 2.30pm Cost: Free We have booked the YMCA stadium every Wednesday of Term 2. Kids have access to all the soft play, gymnastics, and sports equipment. A great opportunity to socialise inside in the colder weather. At the end of the session all adults will need to help with packing away any equipment that is taken out. Registrations are not necessary but encouraged if you are new to the group or…

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Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

10 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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YMCA free play sessions (All ages)

11 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 6 July, 2022

YMCA, 83 Liardet Street
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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When: Every Wednesday of Term 2 Time: 1pm to 2.30pm Cost: Free We have booked the YMCA stadium every Wednesday of Term 2. Kids have access to all the soft play, gymnastics, and sports equipment. A great opportunity to socialise inside in the colder weather. At the end of the session all adults will need to help with packing away any equipment that is taken out. Registrations are not necessary but encouraged if you are new to the group or…

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Dog Friendly Tuesday Social Play (all ages)

17 May @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NZST
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 13 December, 2022

Audrey Gale Reserve, 259 Mangorei Rd
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Dates: Every Tuesday Time: 1 – 2.30pm Who: Everyone can come Where: Audrey Gale Reserve. Over the winter terms we meet at the covered picnic area in the main carpark at the bottom of the hill. What to bring: If you have a dog or not, come along and play. Bring togs and towels, sunscreen,  snacks, any outdoor toys (frisbee, football etc.). It is a good idea to bring some towels and toys for your dog. Cost: Free Note: Adult supervision…

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