A green pineapple in a 3D printer.

Are you interested in learning the basics of computer-aided design or 3D printing?

Our free weekly classes in Auaha Makerspace (Te Kete Aronui) will cover these two separate but related topics. No registration required, attend either or both!

At the CAD Class, you'll learn what Computer-Aided Design is and how to navigate the programmes used to create your own 3D printing models.
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At the 3D Printing Class, you'll learn about the parts of a 3D printer, some essential troubleshooting tips and even some advice for buying your own 3D printer.
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Handmade card with hearts

Come Craft With Us at Glenview Library!

Each term our weekly adults' craft workshops will feature a different craft project. Materials provided, and no registration required!

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Fair Enough Artist Market in large purple block letters on a yellow background.

Meet the makers and fill your kete with art; while supporting Maaori and local artists from around Waikato!

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Art Club

Are you interested in learning the basics of drawing, from proportions to composition? Do you love to learn new skills and have fun? Then join our Art Club and create your own piece of art! Absolute beginners welcome! The Art Club sessions are held in CreatorSpace.

Suitable for adults.

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Over-shoulder shot of a child using scissors to cut shapes from cardboard. There is other craft material on the table in front, like cardboard, coloured paper, and a glue stick.

Are you 6 to 9 years old and interested in handicraft? Do you love bright colours and magic of creativity? Join our eight-week My Craft programme for kids and have fun making your crafts! All materials are provided.

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Two people knitting at a table with a pot and cup of tea.

Bring your knitting, crochet or stitching project, and enjoy the company of fellow craft enthusiasts at these regular meet-ups. Share skills, ideas and make new friends over a cuppa.

Knit Together (St Andrews Library) - see dates and times.

Yarn 'n' Yack (Hillcrest Library) - see dates and times.

LEGO CLUB written in the style of the LEGO logo, over a background of jumbled LEGO bricks.

LEGO Club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, and teamwork are some of the skills that "playing" with LEGO can teach children.

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A jumble of assorted craft supplies, including balls of yarn, thread spools, buttons, knitting needles, scissors, and measuring tape.

Join us for an evening of creativity and camaraderie at Make and Mend, hosted by Waikato TimeBank. Gather your handcrafts, knitting needles, sewing kits, or projects that need attention. Whether you’re an experienced crafter or a novice exploring your creative side, come join us on the last Thursday of each month and enjoy making and mending with like-minded individuals.

Suitable for adults, teens, and older children.

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Origami shapes

Free origami workshop with a different theme each month! All welcome, no registration required.

Suitable for all ages.

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A woven flax flower.

Our staff will guide you step-by-step as you begin your raranga (weaving) journey. You will learn about harakeke and how to weave simple items while following tikanga.

In these sessions, you will learn how to weave items like hearts, fish, fantail and putiputi (flowers), and at the end, you will be able to take your completed weaving home.

St Andrews Library sessions (suitable for adults): See times and dates, and register.

Glenview Library sessions (suitable for all ages): See times and dates.

Person cutting some fabric next to a sewing machine.

Our four-week adult sewing programme, Sew Smooth, will teach you how to sew with sewing machines.

Beginners will learn the basics of threading up a machine, sewing seams, using different stitches, and sewing simple projects. Intermediate learners will improve their skills by working through a set project, such as a bucket hat, pants, or a skirt.

Sew Smooth (Beginners) information and registration.

Sew Smooth (Intermediate) information and registration.

The Writer's Den support group

If you share our passion for writing, you are welcome to meet with us fortnightly, share your work, receive feedback and support on our writing journeys.

Suitable for adults.

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Young Artists

Are you 10 to 15 years old and interested in learning the basics of drawing, from proportions to composition? Do you love to gain new skills and have fun? Join our Young Artists programme held at CreatorSpace to create your own piece of art! Absolute beginners welcome! 

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Occasional Creativity Events

Auaha Workshops

Auaha 3D Printing


Aside from regular programming, we often run various one-off workshops and courses in our makerspace. Past and planned programmes include Candle Camp, 3D Printing Basics, Podcast Recording, TronBots, Coding Classes, Watercolour Painting, and more! View our Event Calendar to see what's coming up.

If you're proud of a creative hobby or skillset you have, and want to share your passion with others through Auaha Makerspace, please get in touch with us!