Paraparaumu Beach What’s On

Kapiti Arts and Crafts Society

12 or more art and craft groups meet regularly in our workrooms. Members can join as many or as few groups as they choose.

When: Open Thursday to Sunday Winter 10.00am to 3.00pm and Summer to 4.00pm

Where: 192 Raumati Road, Raumati Beach

Contact: 04 902 8549

To find out more, click the following link

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Kapiti Community Choir

When: Tuesdays  7.00 to 8.30pm

Where: Community Hall, KUP Church, Weka Road, Raumati

Everyone welcome, no experience required, learn new songs for performances in December. Safe, healthy, fun!

To find out more email:  kapiticommunitychoir@gmail.com

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Kapiti Herb Society

Meets 2nd Tuesday of month, 10.00am

Ocean Road Community Centre , 45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu Beach

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Kapiti Horticultural Society

We are a garden club that meets monthly for talks and demonstrations – help and advice – competitions – sales – and more.

When: 1st Friday of the month – Floral Group 1.30pm – Garden Group 7.00pm

Where:  Ocean Road Community Centre,  45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu Beach

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Kapiti Coast Photographic Society

The Kapiti Coast Photographic Society is open to anyone with an interest in the art of photography. The Society is affiliated to the Photographic Society of New Zealand

When: 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month at 7:30 pm

Where:  Otaihanga Boating Club rooms, at 19 Makora Road, Otaihanga.

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Kapiti Coast U3A (University of the 3rd Age)

Kapiti U3A was set up in 1993.  Approximately 20 Interest Groups are run during the year.  Groups may be weekly, fortnightly, or monthly and can run for a few sessions or the whole year.

For more information:  http://www.kapitiu3a.com/

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Probus Kapiti Coast

When: Last Thursday of month, 10.00 am

Where: Ocean Road Community Centre, 45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu Beach

Contact: 04 298 3932

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MenzShed Kapiti

MenzShed Kapiti
Our Shed is well equipped for woodworking projects as well as quite reasonable metalworking facilities. A garden group is also very active landscaping the site with retaining walls and raised garden beds with a good supply of produce being delivered to the local food bank.  Most of the activities undertaken at the Shed are for the local community and community groups.  There is also a small music group who will be looking forward to our new meeting facilities for their weekly jam sessions. Our building program is progressing well with our amenities block of toilets, kitchen and meeting room nearing completion.
When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am to 1pm
Where: Down the drive beside 24 Rangihiroa Street, Waikanae Beach.
Contact: Secretary Peter Rendall 021 209 3801  Email : peter.rendall@gmail.com

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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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Kapiti Senior Citizens Association

Monthly meetings with entertainment and afternoon tea.

Where: Ocean Road Community Centre, 45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu Beach
When Second Friday of month (except December) at 2.00pm

For more information phone:   04 905 9578

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Kapiti Thursday Walkers

An informal group, who walk every week (wet or fine).  Walks are confined to the Kapiti Coast District, from Paekakariki to Otaki. We generally walk for about two hours starting promptly at 10:00 am  Our Walking Schedule is on our website.

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SeniorNet Kapiti Inc

Where: 200 Matai Road, Raumati Beach

Contact: 04 299 0754

Website

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Kapiti Women’s Club

Kapiti Women’s Club is for like minded women, of all ages, who live on the Kapiti Coast. Monthly speaker,  variety of interest groups including Book Club, Poetry Group, Discussion Group, Mahjong Group, Coffee & Chat , Rummikub, Stitch and Knit group and more.

When: 3rd Thursday of the month at 9.45am

Where: Senior Citizen’s Hall, Ocean Road, Paraparaumu

Contact Margaret 04 905 3264 or pop in and have a look at what we do.

Website

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Paraparaumu Women’s Institute

For more information 

When: 1st Tuesday of month at 1.30pm

Where: Ocean Road Community Centre, 45 Ocean Road, Paraparaumu

Contact: 04 298 3932

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The Red Hat Society

This is an international women’s social society targeted to women approaching 50 and beyond. Most women give their all to family, career, and community and forget to take time for themselves.

We discovered that all of us need an occasional “recess” from the cares and duties of everyday life for no other purpose than to have fun with like minded women.

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Paraparaumu Citizens Advice Bureau

Open:  Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday 11:20am – 1:40pm

Where 1st Floor, Coastlands Shoppingtown

Paraparaumu

Phone 04 298 4944

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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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Paraparaumu Library

Where:  9 Iver Trask Place, Paraparaumu

Contact: 04 296 4700

For more information:

Website

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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: 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.

When:

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

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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.

Say Go (Steady As You Go© Falls Prevention Exercises) – YouTube

Watch out for dates when classes resume.