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  • Trip update: Hi Everyone, due to stormy weather we are not heading to the beach, we have booked four lanes at the Lincoln Rd, "PINS" -TEN PIN BOWLING Centre !!! If you are keen, you need to MSG us asap so we can book you a spot - MSG now to confirm!!! P.S book by Friday night (no booking = no go) - you will need to bring / wear clean socks !!!

  • Come say hi to us at the AKL INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL FESTIVAL - we have a sweet info stall set up. Performance is at 4PM on the Dance Stage.

  • Corban Estate Arts Centre's annual Open Arts Day provides the perfect opportunity to see behind the scenes at this creative hub in West Auckland. This is where MIXIT is held every Saturday from 2PM-4.30PM - come check our latest performance piece!

  • Come along to our next Youth Leader grad ceremony - happening next Saturday :

  • MIXIT will have an information stall at the AKL International Cultural Festival all day on SUNDAY at the Mt Roskill War Memorial Park, see map below: Come say Hi! We'd love that.

  • TODAY:

  • Hey Watch Out - MIXIT IS BACK IN ACTION!!! Devised group storytelling with rhythm and percussion. Guest artists Tahi Mapp-Borren and Chris O'Connor use movement, voice, found sound and instruments to create stories WHO WE ARE - WHY WE'RE HERE - WHAT WE HAVE TO SAY. Course starts Sat May 11th 2 - 4.30pm at Corbans Join the inspirational Mixit crew. Contact us 838 3095 info@mixit.co.nz

  • Reminder to all mixers - Don't miss our first session of this term. It's going to be a big start than ever, as all our past and current youth leaders reunite to run the session with the most amaizing activities. We also welcoming our new project co-ordinator and guest tutors that will take over for the rest of the term. This is the session you don't want to miss. Saturday 11th May 2 - 4.30pm at Corbans Estate, Henderson. Contact us 838 3095 info@mixit.co.nz

  • Hi again Mixers Just a quick one to say we are on again tomorrow. One thing to remember is that this is our second to last workshop until we break for the school holidays , so it's something to take advantage of:) Really hope to see your lovely faces there. Again , we have the very talented and energetic Chris O'Connor and Tahi Mapp-Borren. Last week , we made musical instruments called Lager phones and used them to create rhythm and create/tell stories. Check out the photos on face book! Text or ring the Mixit phone , or just leave a message on our face book and we'll be sure to organize transport for you. Otherwise see you tomorrow!

  • Hi Mixers Hope you are all well:) Hey just a reminder that tomorrow Saturday 10th August we have our second session with Gareth for our contemporary dance workshop. Hope to see you there 2-4.30 ! If you need a ride let us know definitely and we can arrange to pick you up. Otherwise see you then!

  • Mixit Dance Workshops Saturday 17th October 2013.

  • "Best Of The Next" workshop Saturday 3rd August.

  • "Best Of The Next " workshop Saturday 3rd August.

  • Image taken at Auckland Art Gallery Mixit Site visit

  • Auckland Art Gallery visit

  • Auckland Art Gallery- The Shoes !

  • Don't Delay ! Sign up for the Mixit Summer Workshop "ACCESS" - Contact us to find out more, or check out the info below !

  • Mixit Summer Workshop Jan 20-26 2014, get involved and check out the facebook event for it ! This workshop is now confirmed and is set to take place on the above mentioned dates. If you would like to be involved as a performer or in any other way let us know by emailing or facebooking or calling or texting us your name , age , gender and a reason why you would like to be part of this awesome project. Look forward to hearing from you Mixers , old or new !

  • Exactly one week to go before the Mixit Summer Project "ACCESS" kicks off- Contact us if you wanna be a part!

  • Only 45 days until the first day of workshops for the Mixit Summer Performance "ACCESS" ! Sign up ASAP and register your interest by emailing , calling or texting, or just jump on good old FB! We'll be waiting to hear from you!

  • Come Come Come!! Mixers old or new, past or present. Bring yourselves and some shared kai. Bring friends and/or family , and most importantly bring your beautiful selves!

  • Mixit Family/Friends BBQ Saturday 14 December from 2pm. Come share the last day of the Mixit Year with like minded people. See you there!

  • Mixit Site Visit- Vero Centre Saturday 30 November 2013

  • Give us your "cool looking face" guys !

  • Come Come Come!! Mixers old or new, past or present. Bring yourselves and some shared kai. Bring friends and/or family , and most importantly bring your beautiful selves!

  • Are you up to much from the 20th - 26th of January 2014 ? Sure you are , you're gonna be acting , singing, dancing , acrobraticing, story telling , rapping....... and generally being a Mixit performer and doing what performers do - living it up! So, if this indeed is what you will be doing , all you need to do is let Mixit know and we will count you in for our our summer project "ACCESS". Do it- get in there while there's still time.

  • Come Come Come!! Mixers old or new, past or present. Bring yourselves and some shared kai. Bring friends and/or family , and most importantly bring your beautiful selves!

  • Mixit Site Visit Vero Centre

  • Mixers at the Telecom Plaza in Auckland CBD.

  • Come Come Come!! Mixers old or new, past or present. Bring yourselves and some shared kai. Bring friends and/or family , and most importantly bring your beautiful selves!

  • Hi Mixers ! the registration window of opportunity is closing fast! Remember to sign up and be part of the Mixit 2014 Summer Project "ACCESS"- Details below.

  • Mixers! What are you up to tomorrow? Good question you may ask....well, tomorrow is Mixit's last site visit for the term and we are going to the Telecom Building in the city. This site visit is of particular importance because it is a "private/public" space and is actually built for performances too! So come check it out and hang out with like minded. text call or facebook if you need a ride. In the meantime , a wee reminder about our bbq on Saturday next week 14th December- and remember to hurry and sign up for our annual Mixit Summer Performance.Have a good one!

  • Mixit "Access" flyer for January Performance 2014.

  • Hi Mixers Past or present , or maybe you are new to Mixit, we welcome you. There are 3 places left for all you males out there. We are looking to balance our genders for the summer project- so guys give us a bell ! But , the places are not limited to just males of course, any and everyone else is free to come along. We welcome you, We welcome you, We welcome you !

  • Hello Guys and girls In case you may have missed the latest updates, the Mixit Summer project kicks off soon on the 20th of January 2014. We still have have places available for performers. So get in there if you wanna be a part of "ACCESS" . Places are limited - so check out the poster and get back to us ASAP!

  • Hi Mixers - "Let's Dance!!" And we hope its been good to be away from school and just enjoying the holidays. Hey just so you know , Mixit is having it's dance workshop starting next Saturday 10th May 2014. This term , there's gonna be 3 different styles of dance , Bollywood , Hip-Hop and Contemporary , and we would love to see you there! So it's gonna be at the usual place at Corbans Estate from 2-4.30pm. If you need transport just let us know and we can sort you out. Otherwise be there or be square!!

  • Hi Mixers This coming Saturday May 10th is our first dance workshop "Lets Dance" Check out the flier attached and have a read about what one of our Mixit Youth Leaders had to say about these upcoming dance workshops: "I want to learn new dance moves , to show off at parties lol and to meet new people and of course fun , fun. I want my body to learn how to move to the rhythym of the music " -Graciano Aganze

  • The Auckland International Cultural Festival is here! Sunday 30th March 2014 at the Mt Roskill War Memorial. Mixit is performing at 1.55, so come and support. Be there or be square!

  • Hi Mixers The Mixit Bollywood dance workshop starts tomorrow, so make sure to let us know if you would like to make it and if you need transport etc. It starts at 2pm-4.30pm at Corbans Art Estate Centre in Henderson: Zoe Juma , one of the Mixit Youth Leaders says: "I'm so excited for these dance sessions, because I love and enjoy dancing. I love learning and experiencing different dances from around the world." Thank you Zoe, and we will see you guys on the dancefloor!

  • "I am so looking forward to the Bollywood dance session. I enjoy dancing with everyone and every session I feel I am getting better and because I love to dance I am getting better and better" These are the words of Mohammed Al Jamal , one of the Mixit Youth Leaders. If you would like to experience the second week of Bollywood dance come along! We are just across the road from Corban's Art Estate Centre tomorrow at the Methodist Centre starting at 2pm, text ,call, email , FB if you would like a ride or need more info. See you then !

  • "I am so looking forward to the Bollywood dance session. I enjoy dancing with everyone and every session I feel I am getting better and because I love to dance I am getting better and better" These are the words of Mohammed Al Jamal , one of the Mixit Youth Leaders. If you would like to experience the second week of Bollywood dance come along! We are just across the road from Corban's Art Estate Centre tomorrow at the Methodist Centre starting at 2pm, text ,call, email , FB if you would like a ride or need more info. See you then !

  • Hi Mixers Tomorrow Saturday 31 May 2014 , we have the incredible Chevy Mikaere coming to lead a hip hop dance session with our beautiful Mixers. If you are interested in coming along , do it!! Corban's Art Estate Centre starting at 2pm - 4.30pm. Text ,ring or facebook us if you want transport. See you on the dance floor!

  • To all past, current and new Mixers, Mixit is back for a new term drama course starting this Saturday 26th July . Don't forget to contact us anytime this week to book a ride or farther queries.

  • Hi Mixes Mixit is having a reunion!! Past Mixers or new ones are invited , plus any guests and anyone who has ever been involved with Mixit itself ! And this is happening on July 5th. Check out the flier below for more info:

  • Here's a thought....If you recognise anyone in this photo or if you recognise yourself:) Guess what , that means you should totally be coming to the Mixit Reunion next Saturday 05/07/2014! From 4-6pm. See you then!

  • Hi Mixers Mixit starts back up this Saturday 26th of July. We are having drama workshops , diving into explorations of character using clown and other devices. Come in and have heaps of fun!! Always guaranteed!! Let us know if you need a ride by Friday evening or latest 10am Saturday morning. See you there 2-4.30pm Corbans Art Estate Centre.

  • This Saturday is the day most of you have been waiting for. Our drama course exploring character and costume kicks off at 2 - 4:30pm. "FIND YOUR INNER HERO, TRICKSTER, CLOWN or QUEEN". Contact us now if you haven't done so!!

  • Hi Mixers, Here is a pic taken from the costume, drama and clown course in 2010. If you want to explore a wonderful character and costume session with Margarat-Mary Hollins come along to Mixit this Saturday!!! Corbans Arts Centre, 2pm. Text, fb, mail or call for a ride or more info. Looking forward to see you all....

  • Hey Mixers, Itโ€™s great to see old and new faces today working together and acting on various characters. If you want to experience the second day of drama with the famous Margaret-Mary Hollins come along! We are at the Opanuku Studio Corbans Arts Centre Saturday 2nd August from 2-4.30pm. Fb , text , call or mail us if you want a ride or for more info. See you all soon!!!

  • Hey Mixers! see you all tomorrow for a new session. Remember to book a ride if you need one.

  • Hi Mixers The Mixit BBQ is happening Saturday December 13th at Corbans Art Estate. Check out the flier attached and come!

  • Hey Mixers! The youth leaders are asking if you are all ready and excited for the first session of this term tomorrow? Remember to book your ride on time if you need one.

  • Check it out. Mixit starts back up this Saturday- see you there!

  • Mixit is one of many organisations in the New Zealand community whose purpose is to help refugees feel at home. Find out more at www.mixit.co.nz

  • TEN Are you going to be a part of the Historical Mixit TEN Year Celebration?

  • Bring a buddy/friend to Mixit! Mixit starts back up this Saturday at Corbans Art Estate Centre in Henderson. We are back at our home turf! So .....we would like for you to bring a buddy to the session -it could be anyone , your friend , your flatmate , your brother or sister. We would like to share the awesome times we have here at Mixit with as many people as possible and we would like your help. So , have a think about who you would like to bring- and if you need transport that's not a problem , we can help with that, and we provide food for the day. See you there!

  • We are dancing with Moss Patterson and Jahra Rajer tomorrow at Mixit. Amazing Auckland contemporary dance choreographers. Come and be a part! Text , ring or FB if you would like to be a part.

  • Mixers , check this out !

  • TEN Get ready ! Mixit is celebrating itโ€™s TEN Year anniversary and we want to do it in style, this summer from January 4 to January 16, 2016 . If youโ€™re an old Mixer , a current one or a new , then come along to the The Auckland Arts Performing Centre (TAPAC) and help us make Mixit History! Contact us for more details.

  • Mixit celebrates it's TEN year anniversary in 2016. You are more than welcome to be a part of the Summer Project "TEN" from January 4th-16th. Call or FB to confirm your place!

  • Mixit BBQ on the 19th of December ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Bring a buddy this Saturday to Mixit!

  • Look , it's me and my buddy! - You should bring a buddy! To Mixit-Tomorrow-Corbans-Yeah!

  • Join us at TAPAC for MiXit TEN as we celebrate our first decade of mixing! Check it out at http://mixit.co.nz/tenfestival/

  • MiXit TEN the festival kicks off with the opening of In Focus: A photographic retrospective. Check it out at http://mixit.co.nz/tenfestival/

  • The finale of MiXit TEN is the Gala Performance, get in quick to ensure your seat! Get tickets here http://www.tapac.org.nz/events-mixit_ten-134

  • Come join our World Picnic for an evening of food, family and fun. Check it out at http://mixit.co.nz/tenfestival/

  • Hear the stories behind Mixit at Our Voices, as past and present Mixers give you insights into their experiences Check it out at http://mixit.co.nz/tenfestival/

  • Left to right: Munashe Tapfuya, *Mohammed Al Jamal, *Kaviesha Abeysinghe, Hana Mender, *Graciano Aganze. *MIXIT YOUTH LEADER ALUMNI

  • H E Y , M I X E R S ! We are kicking off TERM 1 at Corbans, making a fresh new work with Tahi Mapp-Borren - which will be fun and based around drama games and dance moves (thanks to Jahra) from MiXit TEN. The CULTURAL FESTIVAL is on SUNDAY 20th MARCH. Holler, MIXERS, if you are available for rehearsing and performing. Requires commitment to 6 Saturdays to be part of the team. First session is: Sat Feb 13th โ€“ be there or be square! TXT us on the MIXIT PHONE to confirm you can come to our first session: 021-255-7937 (this is now our official Mixit phone number)!

  • Day 1, Term 1 of MIXIT is here...ooOooooosssshhhhhhh!!!

  • Choreography on da floor feat. JADYN BURT.

  • The MiXit TEN 8pm gala show is sold out! But we have 50 seats remaining for our Dress Rehearsal today at 2pm at TAPAC - The Auckland Performing Arts Centre in Western Springs today the 16th of Jan. Get in quick to book your place!

  • We've only just begun! A pic from day one of term one @ MIXIT 2016.

  • Layer-upon-layer choreo, feat. Jadyn Burt (guest choreographer). #justgetsbetterandbetterer

  • When the MIXIT van pulls up to BRITOMART, everybody's like:

  • We're busy beavering away on the AKL Cultural Fest performance! (even though this is a rehearsal photo from our summer ten year anniv. project!) Holler MIXERS if you're coming tomorrow!

  • Announcement: We are performing tomorrow (Sunday) @ 12:30PM on the South Atlantic Ocean Stage. COME SEE US, SAY HELLO!!!

  • MIXIT @ THE AKL INTL CULT FEST: 2016! #funtimes

  • Image Credit: Ella Becroft

  • TERM 2 is here and underway. Our hot new theme for this term is: DRUM n' DANCE. Five musicians and five choreographers will be facilitating this term's classes. See you all back at Corban's! First class is this SATURDAY 7th MAY.

  • Hey Mixers, we are on tour this Saturday - whoop whoop- this is what TE ORO in G.I (Glen Innes) looks like: (address is 98 Line Rd). Make sure you private msg us so we can organise the van to pick you up. Thank you.

  • Some of our Mixers will be dressed in 70's gear for this year's: CORBAN'S KIDS ARTS FESTIVAL EVENT Saturday 14th May 2016 10am โ€“ 4pm, FREE event A 70's themed flash back event, designed for kids!!! There will be free workshops and performances.

  • Rapper KLOOS a.k.a Mel Bailey getting down, lyrical master, lip-smacking lyrics in the KLOOS style flow! #corbanestateartscentreopenstudioday2016

  • Mixit @ the 2016 Corban Estate Arts Centre's OPEN ARTS DAY!

  • Doin' the BROOKLYN HUSTLE at the 2016 Corban's Kids Arts Festival.

  • GROOVY BABY, YEAHHHHHHHHHHHH

  • We performed at the official re-opening of the MANGERE REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT CENTRE. Spot some of the new building back l/hand side. #mixitrepresent

  • Image Credit: Ella Becroft

  • Term 3 is underway and we will be exploring SPOKEN WORD poetry with guest artists, including; Poet/Dancer/Choreographer;Jahra Wasasala, Rapper Kloos a.k.a Mel Bailey, actor Felix Becroft, actor Tawanda Manyimo and actor/tutor Tahi Mapp-Borren. See you all this coming SAT 30th July, 2PM-4.30PM @ The Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson.

  • Image Credit: Ella Becroft

  • Hi Everyone, We are still on tour. This coming SATURDAY 19th as well as SATURDAY 26th November we are at: THE NATHAN HOMESTEAD in MANUREWA. Please make sure you get in touch ASAP if you need a ride. Book a ride through FACEBOOK MESSENGER. Address for NATHAN HOMESTEAD is: 70 Hill Rd, Manurewa. Whoop-whoop! Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/5A41zuMaKA72

  • Hey mixers make you sure you get in touch with Wendy on 027-554-1411 if you still need to confirm your place for our group show: THIS WAY OUT.

  • MIXIT will begin rehearsals on January 09th, 2017 to bring to you : 'THIS WAY OUT' our latest performance project, which will be performed in SHED 2 at The Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson. Watch out for more posts like this leading up to our event... All our cool publicity images were snapped by talented photographer; Andi Crown. Design Credit: Megan Bardsley

  • Hey everyone - our end of year BBQ is on this SATURDAY! Come along if you can. It's gunna be sunny and awesome at the Corban Estate Arts Centre! 1PM start.

  • We are looking forward to jamming out ideas on the floor of SHED 2 at the Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson in JANUARY 2017!! Whoop whoop! Theatre Director Tahi Mapp-Borren will be collaborating with choreographer Chris Jannides, set-designer Sarah-Jane Blake, stage manager Michael Clark, wardrobe masters Emily Carter & Natalie Keane along with and led by Mixit's artistic director - Wendy Preston. Check out our website: www.mixit.co.nz To buy tickets go to: http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/this-way-out/auckland/henderson

  • COME SUPPORT US . . . Our latest performance project. "THIS WAY OUT"

  • We've been super-duper busy rehearsing in Shed 2 at The Corban Estate Arts Centre in Henderson. We open in four days! Kaviesha and Nash pictured here know exactly what's up. Ask them. Or MSG us here for more information ๐Ÿ™‚ Find us on INSTAGRAM mixit.co.nz

  • Hey Mixers! Hope you had a safe n' fun Xmas break. Pictured here are our regular mixers; Jima, Mu Nyay and Kaviesha (our very own Mixit youth leader alumni). Where are they heading? Find out by booking a ticket to : THIS WAY OUT http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/this-way-out/auckland/henderson

  • Need we say more? Book, book, book that ticket. Or you'll miss out! http://www.eventfinda.co.nz/2017/this-way-out/auckland/henderson

  • Hi Everybody, Mixit starts at 2PM tomorrow at The Corban Estate Arts Centre in SHED 2. Our first session will kick off with Munashe Tapfuya (pictured on the far left below) - she has a bunch of cool things planned for us! She will be joined by choreographer; Matt Moore as well! MAKE SURE YOU BOOK A RIDE - MESSAGE ME I'm back from India too!! -Rina

  • Hey everyone, our youth leader and longest standing mixit member SOLOMON will be moving onto a new chapter in his life...we will be holding a fun leaving ceremony at MIXIT tomorrow starting at 3.30PM in Shed 2 and the Corban Estate Arts Centre. If you would like to rock on up and say goodbye to him - please come along and join us! Solomon has been with Mixit since 2007! He is moving to Australia and will be sorely missed. Need any more details, call: 021 255 7937

  • Mixit Needs a Driver Mixit has just completed an exhilarating ride on our 2017 summer project THIS WAY OUT. A cast of 22 with a team of 5 creative leaders, a small army of volunteers, cooks and drivers all pulled together to produce an inspirational uplifting performance event. Thanks to all of you who supported us! But now on we go straight into the upcoming year. WE ARE URGENTLY SEEKING A DRIVER TO JOIN THE TEAM. Great paid part time job for the right person. Requires: A full and clean drivers license Availability to work Saturdays Be over 25 years age Get on with young people Enjoy being part of a vibrant community creative project Please contact Mixit ASAP โ€“ info@mixit.co.nz or ph Wendy: 0275 541 411 Term starts Feb 11th

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