Empowering young people through creativity.
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.Come to a Mixit session
Here are the latest events, projects and activities imagined, performed and created by our Mixit community.
Saturdays at Mixit!!
Join us in Term 2 2021 at Mixit!! It's free, fun and a great way to make new friends while tapping into your creative side!! This term we'll be working with guest artists to explore Opanuku Stream, following it from bush to beach. Just flick us a message and we'll send you the details
Find out more
When: 2 - 4.30pm Saturdays from 8th May - 10th July
Where: Corban Estate Arts Centre, 2 Mt Lebanon Lane Henderson, Auckland
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...
Mixit is all about people. Meet our Alumni, our Youth Leaders and the support team that have made Mixit what it is today.
Michael is an Art Director in film and been part of the NZ film industry since the early 1980s. Closely associated with Mixit since it was established in 2006, he was the inaugural Chair of the Board. He retains a seat at the board table providing a steady voice of reason, a wise overview and ensures the project remains true to its core purpose, al...
Munashe joined Mixit as a participant, then was invited to the Youth Leadership programme, followed by becoming a member of the inaugural Alumni Squad. She has a degree in Performing Arts and continues to pick up performance opportunities – predominantly on screen. She’s also currently undertaking part-time Post-grad studies in Social and Community...
Wendy Preston MNZM
Wendy has over 30 years of professional involvement as a choreographer, director, tutor, performer and artistic producer/manager. She has worked extensively with young people on performance projects throughout her career, focusing on cross-cultural and inter-disciplinary creative interaction. Wendy has collaborated with leading practitioners across...
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