Upcoming Events
Your Stay @ Mana
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WE HOLD group retreats, workshops, professional development trainings…


FOR PEOPLE to experience body-mind education, creative expression, spiritual exploration & renewal.


A SUPPORTIVE SPACE of beauty, inspiration and simplicity.


The Mana Retreat Centre is a sanctuary nestled in the bush-covered hills of the Coromandel Ranges.
It is a registered charitable trust, established in 1988 for the exploration and awakening of consciousness, the unfolding of our creative and healing potential and the realisation of our essential unity.


This overview is subject to change, please refer to our full Events Schedule for current information & to book.


Current News

Embracing Donna’s Retirement

After twelve years in the fulfilling role of general manager of Mana, I retired on April 30th. Change calls us to be open to what is – just as it is – right now. […]

Facing Storms

This series of 10 Minute Meditations guided by Hedwig Bakker are an opportunity to experience a quality of wakefulness, of ‘being exactly where you are’ in every moment of life. Each month we will introduce a new episode for you to tune into or download. Read more about the series > […]

Seed & Nut Bread – Paleo, Gluten & Dairy Free

Winter is often a time when we feel drawn to heavier sources of nourishment and bread can find its place at the table as an accompaniment to every meal.  This recipe sourced from Pete Evans will inspire a new way towards nourishing winter menus. With a paleo and vegan friendly ingredient base, this bread steers away from carb-laden traditions and introduces a high protein and high fibre alternative.   […]