Whisky & Cheese Pairing Evening
Jun
30
7:00 pm19:00

Whisky & Cheese Pairing Evening

Whisky and cheese is a match made in heaven. Join us for an exclusive workshop at Centrewood Estate round a roaring log fire in the beautiful historic homestead.  

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Tutor: Matthew Wicks
Cost: $125pp includes tastings with cheese matchings, and canapes.

The Art of Fermentation
Jul
5
10:00 am10:00

The Art of Fermentation

Our tutor, Sally,  from Oamaru supports the Slow Food movement. She sees informed food choices, as central to achieving and maintaining good health.

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Tutor: Sally Robins
Cost: $135pp includes delicious 2 course seasonal whole food lunch


Eat Well & Live Well
Jun
20
10:00 am10:00

Eat Well & Live Well

Introducing Monique from Food Love Byron Bay. Join us for an inspirational and informative cooking demonstration and food tasting using all the best ingredients found right here, in our own Waitaki Valley.

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Cost $150pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments
Tutor: Monique from Food Love Byron Bay

Drawing & Painting with Sarah Harper
May
25
9:30 am09:30

Drawing & Painting with Sarah Harper

Sarah would like to encourage true, authentic art making. A perfectionist by nature, Harper has embraced trying the opposite. She would like people to experiment and enjoy their chosen medium. “There is no wrong or bad work, it is all just learning as you go.”

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Tutor: Sarah Harper
Cost $140pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen
Mar
22
10:00 am10:00

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen

Bring along your digital, SLR or iphone camera.  Fiona will show you how to effectively use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and exposure control, to help you take better pictures. Test out your new skills with expert tuition in this hands-on, practical and creative course - perfect for photographers of all levels, whether you’re a beginner or have some understanding of digital photography already.

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Tutor: Fiona Andersen
Cost $160pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen
Feb
15
10:00 am10:00

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen

WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED.  

Bring along your digital, SLR or iphone camera.  Fiona will show you how to effectively use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and exposure control, to help you take better pictures. Test out your new skills with expert tuition in this hands-on, practical and creative course - perfect for photographers of all levels, whether you’re a beginner or have some understanding of digital photography already.Tutor:

Fiona Andersen
Cost $160pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen
Nov
30
10:00 am10:00

Digital Photography with Fiona Andersen

WORKSHOP FULLY BOOKED.  We will be running another workshop with Fiona Andersen so please send us an email to register your interest.

Bring along your digital, SLR or iphone camera.  Fiona will show you how to effectively use aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance and exposure control, to help you take better pictures. Test out your new skills with expert tuition in this hands-on, practical and creative course - perfect for photographers of all levels, whether you’re a beginner or have some understanding of digital photography already.Tutor:

Fiona Andersen
Cost $160pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments

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Summer Inspiration with Bevan Smith
Nov
15
10:00 am10:00

Summer Inspiration with Bevan Smith

Bevan Smith from award winning restaurant Riverstone Kitchen, is coming back to Centrewood Estate to inspire us with his amazing cooking using fresh seasonal produce.  

His last workshop was a huge success, we enjoyed delicious food and had lots of laughs as we learned tips and tricks to use at home.

Tutor: Chef Bevan Smith of Riverstone Kitchen
Cost: $150pp - includes morning tea on arrival plus a delicious 2 course lunch, refreshments, and tasty samples of dishes throughout the day.

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The Game Chef Angelo Georgalli
Oct
9
10:00 am10:00

The Game Chef Angelo Georgalli

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED.

Don’t miss this great day out at Centrewood Estate with Angelo Georgalli - The Famous Game Chef from the National Geographic TV series.  For anyone interested in hunting, fishing and living off the land, this would make the perfect early Christmas present.  

Tutor: Angelo Georgalli
Cost $110pp includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments, plus demonstrations in archery, fly fishing, outdoor cooking and survival skills.

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Organic Vegetable Growing Workshop
Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

Organic Vegetable Growing Workshop

Join us for a day of fun, inspiration and education with John Guthrie.

John will teach you a comprehensive range of skills and techniques to get the most out of your organic vegetable garden this summer.  From sowing seeds, transplanting, continuous production, and rotation to maximizing the most out of your space, whether it is a balcony, a courtyard or acres of beautiful land. 

Tutor: John Guthrie
Cost: $120pp, includes delicious two course lunch and refreshments.

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Finding a Story
Aug
17
10:00 am10:00

Finding a Story

This one day course (with a follow up in November) will explore the principles of story writing and apply them in practical exercises to whatever form of writing you wish to do, whether it’s writing about your own life, family or business, in fiction, creative nonfiction, life writing or poetry.  

Tutor: Diane Brown
Cost: $120 includes delicious two course lunch and refreshments



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Girls Day Out
Jul
27
10:00 am10:00

Girls Day Out

  • Centrewood Estate

A girls day out is a great way to catch up with friends and meet new people while learning how to refresh your look for the winter. 

Cost: $100pp, includes delicious 2 course lunch and refreshments.

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Social Media
Jul
25
10:00 am10:00

Social Media

For anyone wanting to grow their business, large or small, this is the perfect opportunity to learn from NZ's most experienced social media adviser.

Tutor:  Claire O'Connell, ex head of Facebook NZ.
Cost: $170pp