Here are the latest events, projects and activities imagined, performed and created by our Mixit community.
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.
Come and see us live!
Mixit is immersed in a glorious 2022 summer project. 20 young people exploring platforms to express their voices – joys, concerns and thoughts for their future. The project culminates this weekend in two performance events for family, friends and Mixit supporters.
Mixit Policy on COVID-19 Vaccinations
The Mixit Charitable Trust has established that it will be mandatory for all staff, drivers, guest artists, Alumni and volunteers to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated in order to engage with front-line delivery of Mixit core programmes, activities for, and transportation of, young people.
A new era for Mixit is coming!
Once again it’s time to mix it up and jump forward with fresh energy and ideas. We wish to acknowledge Tahi Mapp-Borren, her wonderful creativity and thoughtful contribution to the growth of Mixit over 8 years. She’s not leaving but is shifting sideways to be a guest artist and an active champion.
Alumni Design Series
Mixit has launched its first Alumni driven social enterprise with a design series
CultureFest is always one of the highlights of the Mixit year. It's a day where Mixer's, Alumni, Staff, Board, Volunteers, Families and the wider Mixit whānau come together to celebrate the diversity of our beautiful city, Tāmaki Makaurau.
Alumni Training Retreat
In January 2021 we held our first ever Mixit Alumni training retreat. Outreach Activator Munashe Tapfuya reports back here
Alumni Success Stories: Zahra Habibi
Mixit Alumni Zahra Habibi has always been interested in creativity, whether it's drama, music, or making art. For our latest Alumni success story Zahra talked to us about some of the artworks she made in Year 13.
2020 - It's a wrap!!
2020 was a big year for us all, but now it's over, so sit back, relax and while you're there take a look at some of the things we got up to...
Alumni Success Stories: Graciano Aganze
Graciano is a dedicated member of the Mixit whānau. He started as a teenager when he first arrived in NZ from Congo via Uganda, going on to become a committed Youth Leader before taking on a role as a trustee on the Board
Mixit Summer 2020 : In a Curious Garden
On 18th & 19th January we presented our 14th Summer show 'In a Curious Garden' A story about navigating through a curious and unfamiliar world and considering the impacts on the creatures, plants and landscapes.
Here we go again – Embracing the lockdown
Mixit is once more swiftly adapting our platform due to the restrictions of the current lockdown. From Saturday August 21st the afternoon workshops will continue to start at 2pm — BUT online, still with inspiring guest artists leading the fun ‘Characters In A Suitcase’ course. Join us by sending a message on Facebook or Instagram. These on-line sessions will continue until we know more about this lockdown. No need to be sitting at home bored, jump into some on-screen creativity and make your Saturdays more about connecting. See you there!
Find out more
When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 21 August
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