Here are the latest events, projects and activities imagined, performed and created by our Mixit community.
I am .... I can
Get ready to move as we wrap up the year with Term 4: I am…. I can. This final term is all about dance and drama, and we've got an amazing line-up of guest artists who are set to inspire. It's time to hit the Mixit floor with fast and furious dance, and immerse yourself in the world of rhythm and drama 🔥🎶
Mixit 2005 - 2023
Developed through research and partnership building in 2005, Mixit has consistently delivered weekly creative workshops since 2006, never missing a single Saturday. This video stands as a testament to the project's remarkable adaptability, showcasing the journey over the years. Thousands of participants, from diverse perspectives, backgrounds and e...
From Isolation to Empowerment
Shahram is 14 years old and he and his family arrived in Aotearoa from Afghanistan. Originally from Bamyan, their relocation journey to a safe haven passed through Kabul and then Iran. He reflects that it was hard in Afghanistan and his father tried to get his children access to education but the fees were overwhelming and the context of war made i...
An exciting opportunity to join the Mixit team!!
We are looking for a creative person to join the team. This role is for 4 days (32 hours) per week, Wed-Sat. The applicants must be available on Saturdays. If you are interested or know someone who could be the best fit, let us know. Send your applications to [email protected] by Friday, June 16th
Art in a Garden
🎨🌿 Get creative at Mixit's new HQ! 🌿🎨 We teamed up with amazing artists to help guide Mixers and work collaboratively to make our space feel a lot like home. 🏡 Join us for a term filled with paint, patterns and planting. Starting from April 29th for 10 weeks. Come along and have some fun!
Home: It's where my heart is
Mixit's annual summer highlight performance project is happening January 9 -22nd 2023.
Mixit Micro-donor programme
Mixit is a non-profit charitable organisation and relies on donations, big and small, to keep going. As young people we want to encourage our peers to be generous, and help them to see that it is not only the wealthy who can contribute to meaningful social change. Being a Micro Donor means gifting a little bit, but committing to do it regularly.
Term 4: Say It All
Say It All is an 8 week course that will break down the songwriting process. Explore different ways to generate, shape and perform your music. With the support of inspiring musicians, each participant will have the opportunity to hop in front of the mic and record what they've written. At the end of the term we will share our musical creations wit...
Looking at an old home through a new lens
Graciano Aganze left his home country Congo when he was 13 years old arriving in Aotearoa, via Uganda, aged 17. When he encountered Mixit at the Mangere Refugee Center he realised this was something he wanted to be part of and joined the Saturday programme, becoming a regular Mixer, then a Youth Leader and onto becoming the first youth rep on the M...
Mixit Ten is a historic Mixit film that showcases our first ten years 2006 – 2016. This is such an inspiring film to all the current Mixers, helping them feel connected to all those who have gone before them.
Term 3: World in a box
World in a box is a 10-week course that will explore created worlds through visiting selected spaces to gather images, ideas, visuals and sounds. Each participant will then create their own WORLD IN A BOX using gathered and found materials and inspiration. The final session will share an installation of the completed World Boxes in an exhibition fo...
What have you got to say and how do you want to say it?
VOICES is Mixit's full-immersion creative project for this summer, to help young people move forward from the lockdowns and the disruption of living with COVID-19. Using dance, spoken word, drama and music - led by an inspiring leadership team of artists – to find, frame and present your voice.
Saturdays at Mixit!!
Join us!! 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: 2pm - 4.30pm
Where: Auckland Academy of Dance: Level 1/44A Portage Road, New Lynn
Help us continue Mixing. Donate today.
We are a Charitable Trust which means that all donations of $5 or more are eligible for a tax rebate. We send out our tax donation receipts each year in April or May (just after the end of the NZ tax year) with a little update of what we've been doing for the last year.
You are welcome to make a one off donation, either by clicking on the big purple box at the top of the page, or contact us to enquire about how to pay us directly.
You can also contact us to talk about taking a more personalised approach such as contributing to a specific project, donating your time, making a generous one-off donation or becoming a volunteer driver.
Our Friends of Mixit donate regularly, this can be set up with us directly, hitting that big purple box at the top of the page, or by following this link One Percent Collective and becoming a donor with them. Please ensure you select Mixit as your reason for joining.
One Percent Collective is an amazing charity that connects people who want to give back and do good things in the community with great charities around NZ. Mixit is one of the select charities One Percent Collective thinks NZ'ers should know about. One Percent take NO percentage of the donor’s contribution, instead donating 100% to their charities.
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