Paraparaumu Central What’s On

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     For further information

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Paraparaumu Pop in Centre

A place for seniors to come and enjoy good company and friendship.  Pop in for a chat or cuppa and meet some new friends.

Where: Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre, 15 Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu

When: Fridays –  1.00 to 3.00pm

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Dementia Wellington Kapiti Activities

  • Cog Cafe – coffee and catch up for those with a dementia and their supporter.

Where: Anzil Cafe, Lindale, Paraparaumu

When:  2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month 10.00am to 11.00am

For further details email:  jackie@dementiawellington.org.nz

 

  • Kapiti Living Well – an opportunity for people in the early stages of dementia to socialise with others in a similar situation.

When 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 11.00am to 12 noon

For further details email:  jackie@dementiawellington.org.nz

 

  • Monthly Navigating Dementia Seminar

This free 90-minute seminar includes information about dementia, supports and resources available in Kapiti as well as ideas for            living well with dementia.

When: Thursday 20 August 10.00am to 11.30am   and   3rd September 1.00pm to 2.30pm

For further details email:  sheena@dementiawellington.org.nz

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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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Community Gardens in Kapiti

Interested in Community Gardening?

To find out where these gardens are, click the following link 

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Healthy Ageing Together (HAT) group

A forum to meet, chat, hear a guest speaker and have morning tea.

When: 1st Thursday of the month at 10.00am

Where: Library Meeting Room, Paraparaumu Library, 9 Ivor Trask Place, Paraparaumu

For more information contact: Alison (04) 298 8879

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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 Genealogy

Evening Meetings

When: 4th Tuesday of the month at 7.30pm

Where: Kapiti Community Centre, 15 Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu

For more information:

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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

Our Shed is well equipped for woodworking projects as well as quite reasonable metal working 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.

When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays 9am to 1.30pm

Where: Down the drive beside 24 Rangihiroa Street, Waikanae Beach.

Contact: Secretary Alan Muxlow 027 611 4841 or 04 904 2318

Email : menzshed.kapiti@gmail.com

For more information

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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

For more information

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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.

For more information:

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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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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.

For more information:

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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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Paraparaumu Library

Where:  9 Iver Trask Place, Paraparaumu

Contact: 04 296 4700

For more information:

Website

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Kapiti Citizens Advice Bureau

Open: Monday to Friday 9am – 4pm

Where 1st Floor, Coastlands Shoppingtown, Paraparaumu

Phone 04 298 4944

For more information:

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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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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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Staying Safe

These are refresher courses run by Age Concern Kapiti for older drivers.

Watch for dates and further details about the courses.

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Steady As You Go (SAYGO)

SAYGO falls prevention classes are run by Age Concern Kapiti in Waikanae, Otaki and Paraparaumu.

Watch for dates and further details about these classes.

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