Palmerston North

Ian Drew - Dojo Cho

Aikido Manawatu was founded in 2002 in Palmerston North.

Our dojo is affiliated to Tatsu Gi Kai, a style linked to Aikikai in Japan.

Our Chief Instructor is Sensei Dianne Haynes (5th Dan) based in Rotorua.

Aikido Manawatu is a non-profit organisation that welcomes adults of every race, gender, identity and ability.

Try your first classes FREE and discover your true potential through the art of peace!

Training Times:

Monday nights (7:30 - 9pm)

Wednesday nights (7:30 - 9pm)

Saturday (dependent on members availability)


IPU NZ Recreation Centre

57 Aokautere Drive,

Palmerston North.


Ian Drew 021 036 1423

Kieran O'Donoghue 027 861 2813