MASH Heathcote Valley

MASH Heathcote Valley is based in the school hall at Heathcote Valley Primary School, 61 Bridle Path

Operating as usual


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MASH Heathcote Valley location survey 28/03/2022

MASH Heathcote Valley location survey

Please take 2 minutes to complete the below survey on our current location.

MASH Heathcote Valley location survey The results of this survey will be shared with the HVS Principal and Board of Trustees but in accordance with the Privacy Act no personal information will be disclosed. Email addresses supplied will be used only for providing feedback and further information relating to this survey.

Photos from MASH Heathcote Valley's post 16/12/2021


Don't forget that our Holiday Programme is open all the way through the holidays until the return of school in 2022. That's in between Christmas and New Year too! (stat days excluded).
There are still spaces available for the rest of December and in January so check out the activities on the flyers and book in before it's too late :-)




Book now for our exciting December Holiday Programme!


Book now for our October Holiday Programme


July Holidays, spaces filling fast.
Limited on some days to a few spaces


Happy Mothers Day to all our amazing Mum's that are a part of our MASH family. We hope you have a fabulous day together.


Mothers Day is coming up! (Sunday to be exact) We thought we'd share a super easy mothers day craft with you.

Salt Dough Fingerprints:

2 cups flour
1 cup water
1 cup salt

Preheat the oven to 150 degrees (bake)

Mix all the ingredients together to make a dough consistency

Separate into small sections and roll flat

Press a finger into the dough to leave a imprint. You can then choose to cut around the imprint or leave it as it is.

If you wish to make it a keychain use a straw to create a hole at the top

Bake for 2 hours

Once baked you can paint any colour you choose!

Remember Mothers Day is all about celebrating mum! It's not what you get her but what you do and making her feel special and how much you love and appreciate her.

We'd love to see all your mothers day creations. Send us pictures either in the comments or via a message/email.


NZ Creative Genius series

Such a cool video for all our children who have been missing their time outside with their friends 🥰


Our friends at Sport Canterbury have created this awesome event to get us out and get us moving! You can find more information via the even link below. Have a competition within your bubble! Let us know in the comments your progress and we'll see who in our programme can do the most



A good giggle for your Thursday


If you're over the same old same old walk, give this scavenger hunt a go!

Heading out on a neighbourhood stroll with your bubble? Along with the teddy bears you might count, try see if you can find all 9 of these items!


Some great resources from our Defence Force leading up to ANZAC Day

This year, Anzac Day will be like no other. Let’s all – apart, but together as one.

🔎 View the resources:
📅 Join the event:
🖍 Complete the children’s activity sheet
🖍 Colour in an iconic image of a soldier
📬 Decorate your letterbox or house with poppies
🌹 Create a poppy wreath
🍪 Make Anzac biscuits
🖥 View the Auckland Museum's Online Cenotaph

View more activities on the RSA National website:

(6am) with your bubble, wear your poppy, your uniform and listen to the special dawn service, thanks to RSA National. You can stand at dawn in front of the TV, in your courtyard, in your driveway, in your garden or even your balcony.

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Our Story

MASH was founded in 2012 by Craig Fortune, a registered teacher with 10 years experience in the classroom and four young children (now 5!). The skills that he brings ensure that the programmes planned for your children are appropriate for their age, ability and of course are fun and exciting.

Here at MASH, our aim every day, is to provide your children with a fun, stimulating, exciting and safe environment where they are not only well supervised, but are also given the opportunity to enhance their academic, artistic and physical skills.

MASH Heathcote Valley is based in the school hall at Heathcote Valley Primary School, 61 Bridle Path Road, Heathcote Valley, Christchurch. ​ This is a fantastic, large open plan indoor area in close proximity to the playground and sports field along with easy access to Heathcote Domain.

Holiday Programmes:




61 Bridle Path Road

Opening Hours

Monday 3pm - 6pm
Tuesday 3pm - 6pm
Wednesday 3pm - 6pm
Thursday 3pm - 6pm
Friday 3pm - 6pm
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