Waimea College


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Woodwork DIY For All Levels:   Tuesday OR Wednesday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (9 weeks)

Use machinery to make your own projects with some tutor guidance. This course is run as a workshop which caters for beginners and those with basic – intermediate woodwork experience.

Tutor: Richard Powley               Tuesday 17 Oct – 12 Dec

Tutor: John MacDonald      OR   Wednesday 18 Oct – 13 Dec                                                                 Fee $145


Successful Gardening:   Tuesday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (9 weeks)

This science based, practical course will provide you with information to improve your soil, grow your plants, minimise pest and disease, and treat successfully if necessary, (organically where appropriate). Have fruit and vegetables all year round using the best easy to grow varieties. Learn how to design the ornamental garden. You will get proven facts (not myths) and pointers to the best value plants and products.

Tutor: Bill Brett       17 Oct – 12 Dec                                                                                                       Fee $145


Hobby Upholstery:    Monday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (8 weeks)

Modern upholstery, teaching deconstruction, construction and finishing techniques.  Bring a small piece of furniture to work on eg dining chair, footstool, headboard, toy-box.

Tutor: Lisa McGregor       30 Oct – 18 Dec                                                                                              Fee $110