Otaki What’s On

Māoriland Hub

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.

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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

Website

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Otaki Bridge Club

Where: 75 Aotaki Street, Otaki

Contact (06) 364 7771

For more information  website 

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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

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Otaki Genealogy Society

When: 7.30pm fourth Thursday of each month,  February – November

Where: Gertrude Atmore Supper Room, corner Main & Aotaki Streets, Otaki

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Otaki MenzShed

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

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 Otaki Bowling Club

Where: 15 Waerenga Road, Otaki

Phone:  06-364 8315

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Kapiti Joggers & Walkers

Meets every Sunday 8.00am at different locations

Contacts Roger or Pam Childs Tel 04 902 154 or email: kapitijoggersandwalkers@gmail.com

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SeniorNet Kapiti Inc

Where: 200 Matai Road, Raumati Beach

Contact: 04 299 0754

Website

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New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes

Kapiti Region

Reikorangi  Waikanae   Paraparaumu   Otaki

For further information: Website

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Kapiti Coast Grey Power Association

Free quarterly magazine, public meetings every third month.

Contact: 04 902 5680

Website

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Ōtaki Library

Where:  Main Street, Ōtaki

Phone  06 364 9300

For more information:    Website

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Otaki Citizens Advice Bureau

Open:  Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm

Where: 65a Main Street, Otaki

Phone: 06 364 8664

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Kapiti BEST

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

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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

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 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.

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Free Courses

Staying Safe:  a refresher driving course for the older driver

In association with Waka Kotahi (NZTA), Age Concern Kapiti is delivering a refresher driving course for older drivers.

All course materials and handbooks are provided.

When:

April:  Thursday, 15th April

May:  Thursday, 20th May

June:  Friday, 18th June

Where: Rimu Room, 1st Floor, Coastlands

Time:    10.00am – 2.00pm

A light Lunch and refreshments are provided by Age Concern Kapiti.

Bookings essential – please book your space on:  (04) 298-8879

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Steady As You Go (SAYGo)

SAYGo falls prevention classes are run by Age Concern Kapiti.

New SAYGo classes start this week.

Paraparaumu:  Tuesday, 13 April, Community Hall, Paraparaumu

Waikanae:          Friday 23 April, Baptist Church, Te Moana Road, Waikanae

If you are interested in attending, please ring Age Concern Kapiti on (04) 298 8879.

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