Programs

A Place To Be is a versatile venue for groups and individuals, for business, professional and personal requirements, for work and play, rest and rejuvenation.

We work with many different people from conveners, event planners, workshop leaders, trainers and facilitators and more to create great experiences.

Below are some of the programmes that are running at A Place to Be from thought provoking ‘Conversations that Stir’ to looking out for your ‘Well Being‘  What other events will be a contribution to your life?

We also have space for business and private retreats this Spring.  Click here more information on the retreat offers

Spring 2015

Thursday 12th November
5:30 – 7pm
Conversations that Stir Philosopher’s Circle
The discussion topic this session is Spirituality (again!) – Modern spirituality is concerned with our deepest values and meaningful experiences as human beings. All are welcome! Entry: Koha/donation
Join our Philosopher’s Circle Meetup Group
For information call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
Friday 20th November
8.30am – 10-30am
Leadership Matters Chief Executive Peer Coaching
Successful leaders are life long learners. These groups are by invitation only; confidentiality is essential. Each leader reflects on successes, dilemmas and issues while practicing key coaching skills: presence, active listening, powerful questions, envisioning, mutual accountability and feedback. The group is also an enquiry into collaboration.
For a confidential conversation about future groups contact Eileen Page
Email: eileen@eileenpage.com
Call: 64 6 650 5200
Sunday 6th December
10am – 12.00pm
 Well Being Meditation
Come along and meditate with us.This practice is run by different practitioners offering diverse practices. Held on the first Sunday of each month. The group is open to all meditation practitioners regardless of experience, age, profession or beliefs.
Entry:Koha/donation
Join our Meditation meetup groupWe would also like to hear from practitioners who would like to lead the meditation once each year.
Enquiries call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
 Friday – Sunday 13 – 15

 

Business Retreat  Public Speaking

If you’re serious about speaking, DON’T MISS this  action-packed weekend hosted by award-winning speaker Cath Vincent.

Speakers Immersion Retreat Friday mid afternoon – Sunday afternoon. $1100+GST.

Friday night 13/11 – 7.30 to 9.30pm $30

For more details contact Cath Vincent
Email: cath@cathvincent.com
Call: 64 (0) 21 211 2111
Tuesdays:

Choose either

2 – 4pm or

7 – 9 pm

Conversations that Stir  Creative Ageing
Topic: Community
Come along to this weekly discussion group where we explore creative ageing possibilities for optimal living. A different topic will feature each week. Everyone is welcome to come along.  Entry: Koha/donation
To book call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
Thursday  December 3
2 – 4pm
Conversations that Stir  Film Feature: Brian Swimme Journey of the Universe
A fascinating documentary from a prominent cosmologist.
Come and join us to watch this documentary to explore the mysteries of the universe; followed by a conversation.
Drinks, snacks will be provided Entry: $10
To book call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
First Sunday of each month
4 – 5.15pm
Community Hawke’s Bay Young, Active, Rotary Club
Are you interested in meeting like-minded people for social, community projects, leadership development and international connections? And looking for a practical and action oriented way to contribute in Hawke’s Bay, that is – not too demanding on your time, budget etc.This meet up is an opportunity to come together to meet new and existing members of the club and discuss next steps.  More about the club here
To book call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
Thursday – Friday November 19 – 20 Leadership Retreat Leadership for Women
Join women leaders from around the North Island to explore and develop your leadership.
 To book call 64 6 877 2359 or      0272408078

email:jeanie@coreconsulting.co.nz

Friday November 27 8:45 – 10:30am Business Retreat  Like-Minded Leaders
Keen to meet mid-career, like-minded leaders who value the opportunity for relevant and meaningful relationships? By invitation only.
For more details contact Gary Hemmings
Email: gary@commonsense.co.nzCall: 64 6 8431915 or                              027 244 3014
Sunday 1st November
10am-12.30pm
Well Being  Meditation
Come along and meditate with us.
This practice is run by different practitioners offering diverse practices. Held on the first Sunday of each month. The group is open to all meditation practitioners regardless of experience, age, profession or beliefs.
Entry: Koha/donation
Join our Meditation meetup group
To book call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
Thursday 10th December Business Retreat Using email marketing in your business
Kiely Buttell is offering this workshop on how to effectively use email in your business marketing.
To book call Kiely Buttell ACIM
Flourish Outsourcing Ltd
0800 122 889kiely@flourished.co.nz
22 November

9am – 12pm

Well Being   Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Learn the Art of Calm in a Mad World.

Jill Simpson, a registered nurse, integrative health practitioner is certified in MBSR, adult education, yoga and cognitive behavioural therapy teaches mindfulness.

To register contact Jill Simpson

Email: bearcats@ihug.co.nz

or phone: 021 215 6929

28-29 November  Well Being  Reiki Class
Natural healing modality that harnesses universal life force energy
For more details contact Reiki Master
Joanne Amyes 022 064 7516
Friday – Sunday December 4 – 6 Community  Iron Maori 

We are delighted to host a private group of families visiting from Dunedin to participate in Hawke’s Bay’s Iron Maori.

For information about community events contact our client services team by Email: clientservices@aPlaceToBe.co.nz

or phone: 64 6 650 5200

Sunday 6th December
10am-12.00pm
Wellbeing Meditation
Come along and meditate with us.
This practice is run by different practitioners offering diverse practices. Held on the first Sunday of each month. The group is open to all meditation practitioners regardless of experience, age, profession or beliefs.
Entry: Koha/donation
Join our Meditation meetup group
For more details call 06 844 6333 or email:clientservices@aplacetobe.co.nz
Friday December 4

8:15 – 10:30

Leadership Matters Chief Executive Peer Coaching
Successful leaders are life long learners. These groups are by invitation only; confidentiality is essential. Each leader reflects on successes, dilemmas and issues while practicing key coaching skills: presence, active listening, powerful questions, envisioning, mutual accountability and feedback. The group is also an enquiry into collaboration.
For a confidential conversation about future groups contact Eileen Page at

06 650 5200 or email:eileen@eileenpage.com

Wellbeing 

 

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Ongoing anytime retreats:

• Individual retreats. Come for a few hours, the whole day, stay a night or longer. Find your perfect space to sit, walk, relax, reflect, get clear or plan. We would be delighted to discuss your individual retreat needs.