Learning Opportunities: What’s On??!


Click on a programme of interest to see further information & contact details.

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NEW classes in South Auckland on Wednesdays!
Plus, lots of classes & activities on the North Shore.


  • Netball North Harbour Yr4 Winter Competition commences May, and the Yr1-3 ANZ Future Fernz  Competion commences May. Contact HASCA
  • Basketball North Harbour Intermediate Yr7-8 Competition, 4:00 to 9:00pm (Sem1 T1&2, Sem2 T3&4). Contact HASCA
  • Homeschool Millennium Swimming (coordinator: Sandra Dawson) Learn to swim & swimming development programme @AUT Millennium, Rosedale. 11:30am to 2:30pm (all terms), 5-18 years
  • Homeschool (Millennium) Sports & Athletics (coordinator: Sandra Dawson) Land & water sports @AUT Millennium, Rosedale. 1:45pm to 2:45pm (terms 1&4), 5-18 years


  • HASCA Sewing Programme (1) (coordinator: Lizelle D’Costa) Beginner/intermediate level sewing, ages 9-17yrs. Torbay, 12:30pm to 2:15pm
  • Netball North Harbour College Yr 9 Winter Competition, 4:30 – 7:00pm commences May. Contact HASCA 

    >>> The following programmes run on TUESDAYS AT THE “HASCA HUB” NORTH SHORE YMCA (5 Akoranga Drive, Northcote)


  • HASCA Pottery Programme (coordinator: Miriam Koit) Experience the joy of creating in clay alongside experienced tutors, for ages 5+, 10:30am to 12:00pm, Bayswater 
  • HASCA Sewing Programme (2) (coordinator: Lizelle D’Costa) Beginner/intermediate level sewing, ages 9-17yrs. Torbay, 12:30pm to 2:15pm
  • Social Swim at Albany Stadium Pools (free for 17yrs & under) 1:00pm to 3:00pm – Ale Rusholme (weekly in term time)
  • Netball North Harbour Primary Yr 5-6 Winter Competition commences May. Contact HASCA 
  • Science Class (SOUTH AUCKLAND) with Kate Dunn *NEW* 10:00am to 11:00am, for children ages 8-13 (Yr4-8+). T3: Plants!
  • Social Studies Class (SOUTH AUCKLAND) with Kate Dunn. *NEW* World Geography & History for children aged 5-13yrs (Yr1-8+), 11:00am to 12:00pm, Manurewa
  • Primary Art Class (SOUTH AUCKLAND) with Kate Dunn. *NEW* Fun art & learning projects for children Yr1-Yr8 (5-12yrs+), 12:15pm to 1:15pm, Manurewa
  • Lego Challenge Lego Club (SOUTH AUCKLAND) with Kate Dunn. *NEW* Fun club for homeschool kids, 13yrs & under, who love Lego. 1:15pm to 2:15pm, Manurewa
  • Basketball North Harbour Secondary Yr9+ (manager: Selena Spottiswoode), 4:00 to 8:00pm (Sem1 T1&2, Sem2 T3&4).


  • Netball North Harbour College Yr9 Winter Competition, 4:30 – 8:10pm, commences May. Contact HASCA 
  • High-school English Level 2 (Yr12) with Angie Fraser. Level 2 NCEA English Programme. Term 2 in Northcote 9:30am to 11:00am / Term 3 in Glenfield. * level 1 NCEA exam prep class also available *

    >>> The following programmes run on THURSDAYS AT THE “HASCA HUB” NORTH SHORE YMCA (5 Akoranga Drive, Northcote)

YMCA Kiwisports and Basketball Skills Programmes run:
Term 1 2019 – Thursday 14th February – 11th April 2019 (9 weeks)
Term 2 2019 – Thursday 2nd May – 4th July 2019 (10 weeks)
Term 3 2019 – Thursday 25th July – 26th September 2019 (10 weeks)
Term 4 2019 – Thursday 17th October – 12th December 2019 (9 weeks)

HASCA BASKETBALL (TEAMS): We enter homeschool teams into various Basketball inter-school competitions.
Team entries are based on interest (and numbers) and support from parents to coordinate/coach/manage. See HASCA Basketball.



  • Netball North Harbour College Yrs 10-13 Winter Competition, 8:00am-1:00pm, commences May. Contact HASCA 

HASCA NETBALL (TEAMS): We enter homeschool teams into inter-school winter competitions (terms 2&3) and social leagues (terms 1&4).
Team entries are based on interest (and numbers within each year) plus parental support: each team must have a coach, manager, and umpire. See HASCA Netball


  • Homeschool Library is free to all members and housed at the North Shore YMCA. (coordinators: Jo Wheeler & Miriam Koit)
  • HASCA Book Club – Scholastic Book Club available to all home educators! Excellent resources at great prices! HASCA Book Club (coordinator: Lin Li Webster)


  • HASCA Group Bookings for Tim Bray Productions at The Pumphouse, various shows annually. Bookings are advertised via email. (coordinator – Sharon Dove)
  • Various HASCA-run social and educational Outings & Events – these will be advertised via HASCA and other local networks as and when they happen. Contact HASCA

    We welcome your support: passionate people wishing to get involved – please get in touch!

    Happy Homeschooling from Team HASCA!

    Email us your enquiries to hasca.nz@gmail.com.

    cuppa and chat
    Our next Cuppa & Chat date is:
    Thursday 19th September, 11:45am to 2:15pm

    @North Shore YMCA (foyer near gym), 5 Akoranga Drive, Northcote.
    All welcome to come along, look at the activities and classes on offer, trial for free: YMCA Kiwisports, Senior or Junior Basketball Skills.
    Connect with others on the same journey as you, or reconnect, check out our members’ library, and say hi to our team!