Empowering young people through creativity.

An introduction

The heart of Mixit is our Saturday afternoon sessions, bringing together a diverse group of young people to mix, create and express themselves. Running from 2pm to 4.30pm, it’s an open space where anyone is welcome. We usually have 10-15 participants and a mix of regulars and newcomers, led by 2-3 Mixit leaders and guest artists. These Saturday sessions are commitment-free. Participation is fluid and our young people come along whenever they can. One thing we guarantee is that every Saturday during the school term, Mixit is here for them.

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Saturdays at Mixit!!

Join us this term at Mixit!! It's free, fun and a great way to make new friends while tapping into your creative side!! Just flick us a message and we'll send you the details

Find out more

When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 17th October - 12th December

Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane, Henderson


Mixit is all about people. Meet our Alumni, our Youth Leaders and the support team that have made Mixit what it is today.

Nicole Beer
Nicole Beer

Financial Manager

Nicole joined the team to both hold and develop our Financial Management needs. She brings an extensive background of accounting and financial know-how supporting a wide range of community and charitable organisations including Tuilaepa Youth Mentoring (who mentor Pacifica youth at risk), Hibiscus Hospice and the YES Disability Centre. She has also...

Susan Davis
Susan Davis


Susan has a background teaching and engaging with visual arts and poetry initiatives. As a trustee she brings a set of skills that connects the space between Board and Management and flows through to direct mentoring of the Mixit participants. Susan hosts our annual Youth Leaders retreats on her rural property in Northland and is a deeply committed...

Batanai Mashingaidze
Batanai Mashingaidze

Alumni squad

Batanai is an emerging professional artist who has worked in a range of roles since graduating from Toi Whakaari as an actor. She has been employed as a performer in theatre, film, on dance projects and as an AD in the film industry. She was a creative coach on a Mixit summer project FRESH EYES and the Assistant Director on the JUMP CUT summer proj...

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