Where: 68 Main Street, 11 Raukawa Street, Otaki
The Māoriland Hub is a home for the Indigenous, a home for the arts, a home for ideas and conversations – he whare taketake, he whare tapere, he whare kōrero. It is open year-round on Ōtaki’s Village showcasing Indigenous creativity and innovation through film, art, technology, kōrero and more.
A drawcard for visitors to the Kāpiti Coast, the Māoriland Hub is a vibrant space to create, learn and be inspired.
Otaki Pottery Club
Established in 1989 with the aim of enabling members to participate in the craft of pottery.
Where: Old Tote Building, Otaki Racecourse, 47 Te Roto Road, Otaki
For information about membership and classes contact: Margaret Hunt 06 364 8053 or 027 450 2726
Otaki Bridge Club
Where: 75 Aotaki Street, Otaki
Contact (06) 364 7771
For more information website
Otaki Historical Society
Fostering an interest in Otaki’s history.
Public meetings held 1st Tuesday in February, April, June, August, October and December.
For further information: website
Otaki Genealogy Society
When: 7.30pm fourth Thursday of each month, February – November
Where: Gertrude Atmore Supper Room, corner Main & Aotaki Streets, Otaki
Menzshed brings men together in one community space to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on practical tasks individually (personal projects) or as a group (for the shed or community).
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am – 3pm
Where: 186 Mill Road (old hospital site), Otaki.
For more information contact: Chairman 022 4069439 Website
Otaki Bowling Club
Where: 15 Waerenga Road, Otaki
Phone: 06-364 8315
Kapiti Joggers & Walkers
Meets every Sunday 8.00am at different locations
Contacts Roger or Pam Childs Tel 04 902 154 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SeniorNet Kapiti Inc
Where: 200 Matai Road, Raumati Beach
Contact: 04 299 0754
New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes
Reikorangi Waikanae Paraparaumu Otaki
For further information: Website
Kapiti Coast Grey Power Association
Free quarterly magazine, public meetings every third month.
Contact: 04 902 5680
Otaki Citizens Advice Bureau
Open: Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm
Where: 65a Main Street, Otaki
Phone: 06 364 8664
Get up to date information/advocacy on Work and Income benefits.
When: Monthly clinics 1st Monday of each month
Where: CAB, 1st Floor, Coastlands Shopping Centre, Paraparaumu
Contact: CAB offices 04 298 4944
Age Concern Kapiti Coast
A hub of trusted information, support and advocacy that enable older people in Kapiti to have real choices. Age Concern Kapiti was founded in 1990, and is one of 35 Age Concerns around the country, Age Concern New Zealand is our national body.
1st Floor, Coastlands Shopping Town,
Paraparaumu Phone: 04 298 8879
Life Without a Car
These courses run by Age Concern Kapiti provide helpful information for older people adjusting to life without a car.
Watch for dates and details about these courses.
Staying Safe: refresher driving courses for the older driver
In association with Waka Kotahi (NZTA), Age Concern Kapiti is delivering refresher driving courses for older drivers. All course materials and handbooks are provided.
Thursday, 9 September, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday, 14 October, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Where: Rimu Room, Level 1, Coastlands Mall, Paraparaumu
Lunch and refreshments are provided.
To reserve a place phone: Age Concern Kapiti – 04 298 8879 – bookings are essential
Steady As You Go (SAYGo)
The SAYGo falls prevention classes run by Age Concern Kapiti cannot be held during Covid-19 Alert Level 4.
Meantime you may like to try the YouTube Age Concern Wellington SAYGo falls prevention exercises.
Watch out for dates when classes resume.