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Events & Workshops

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of the

Palmerston North
Heart Clinic

In conjunction with

Starting August 2024

Appointments are required, and a referral from your GP is necessary.

Our dedicated cardio team includes a Cardiologist, Sonographer, Medical Advisor, and Practice Manager, ensuring comprehensive care and expert guidance.

Echocardiography: Discover the structure and function of your heart with our non-invasive ultrasound imaging.

Holter Monitoring: Detect irregular heart rhythms with our 24-hour continuous heart activity monitoring.

12 Lead ECG: Assess your heart’s electrical activity for signs of irregularities or conditions.

24hr Blood Pressure Monitor: Monitor your blood pressure over a full day to understand its fluctuations.

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Hearing Loss Workshop

with Your Way Kia Roha

Join us for our upcoming session on Hearing Loss hosted by the HOW² Health Team. We are thrilled to welcome Jenny Southee, a specialist in hearing therapy from Your Way Kia Roha. This session is designed to provide valuable insights and support on managing hearing challenges.

Whether you're experiencing hearing loss yourself or supporting someone who is, this session is open to all. Don't miss this opportunity to learn, connect, and ask questions in a supportive environment.

Thursday August 8th
11:00am to 12:00pm
Email health@how.kiwi for more information.
This session is held at HOW²
1 King Street, Palmerston North
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Let's Talk About

Women's Health

Let's get together and talk about how we can care for ourselves in a supportive environment. This is a perfect place to ask any questions about health and wellbeing. You'll receive expert advice, learn valuable information, and connect with other women

August 2nd
10:30am to 11:30am
Email health@how.kiwi for more information.
This session is held at HOW²
1 King Street, Palmerston North

Blood Pressure Workshop

Join us for a workshop on understanding and managing high blood pressure. Learn what it is, how to reduce it with lifestyle changes, and its link to stroke risk. Gain valuable insights and practical tips to help you take control of your health and prevent the serious consequences of hypertension.

Saturday 1st June
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Thursday 27th June
10:30am to 11:30am
Thursday 27th June
12:30pm to 1:30pm
Email info@how.kiwi for more information.
These sessions are held at HOW²
1 King Street, Palmerston North

HOW² Learning Programme

Learning Community Hub (Ministry of Education)

The community Learning Hub is series of workshops designed to help communities resettling in Aotearoa learn about the education system here. Facilitated by guests from various organisations (including the Ministry of Education), parents have an opportunity to better understand how their children learn in the New Zealand context and how they can support their young ones.

Session 4 - Being Safe at School Understand the signs of bullying, and where we can go for help.

Saturday 10th August
11:30am to 1:30pm
Food provided and interpreters available.
The event is for the whole family, please bring them along.
Email info@how.kiwi for more information.
This session is held at Highbury Whanau Centre
155 Highbury Avenue, Palmerston North
Whether you're looking to learn, grow, or connect, there's something for everyone here at HOW².

Join our dedicated HOW² team and expert service providers for an enriching experience and discover our classes and workshops.
These are all held at the HOW² building, 1 King Street, Palmerston North.

Art Experience

When:
Thursday
Time:
11:30am - 1:00pm
With:
Louise
Call:
Visit:

Come along to art experience at HOW² Te Ako Charitable Trust and express yourself through visual art.

Men's Coffee Group

When:
Friday
Time:
5:00pm
With:
Call:
Visit:

Join us every Friday at HOW² for our Men's Coffee Group. Enjoy great coffee and engaging conversations in a welcoming atmosphere. Perfect for unwinding at the end of the week.

RIMA Playgroup

When:
Friday
Time:
10:00am - 11:30am
With:
Call:
Visit:

HOW² Te Ako Charitable Trust and Plunket proudly present the free HOW² RIMA Playgroup, available every Friday. Join us for a welcoming space where children and families can come together to play and learn.

Sewing Class

When:
Thursday
Time:
12:00pm - 1:00pm
With:
Mariëtte
Call:
Visit:

Explore a wide range of sewing techniques, including hand embroidery, cross stitch and patch making. We have sewing machines, overlockers and a dedicated teacher to assist you in improving your skills.

Tai Chi

When:
Thursday
Time:
9:15am - 10:00am
With:
Chun Lee
Visit:

Chun Lee is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been practicing Tai Chi for more than 20 years. Come along to enhance the Qi and blood movement in our bodies, while helping with recovery.

Yoga (women only)

When:
2nd & 4th Saturday of the month
Time:
1:30pm
With:
Tracy
Call:
Visit:

Yoga is renowned for not only exercising the body but also de-stressing and mindfulness. Many people turn to yoga as an alternate form of exercise and it has become a great option for gentle recovery while still exercising. At Yoga located in HOW² is a tranquil yoga space where you can come and zen out. Each session has a maximum of 10 people, so book in quick.

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