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Age Concern Kāpiti 

A hub of trusted information, support and advocacy that enable older people in Kāpiti to have real choices. Age Concern Kāpiti was founded in 1990, and is one of 35 Age Concerns operating in 40 locations across Aotearoa, Age Concern New Zealand is our national body.

Where to find us – Room 16, Kāpiti Impact Hub, 6 Tongariro Street, Paraparaumu

Phone: 04 298 8879 or 0800 65 2 105 – Press 5 (lower North Island) Press 3 (Kāpiti) and you come directly to our office phone.

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Staying Safe – FREE refresher driving courses for the older driver

In association with Waka Kotahi (NZTA), Age Concern Kāpiti is delivering refresher driving courses for older drivers.  All course materials and handbooks are provided.

Light refreshments are provided, please bring your own lunch.

Bookings are essential

For more information, please contact Age Concern Kāpiti on (04) 298-8879



Steady As You Go (SAYGo)

Classes consist of a combination of sitting, standing and walking exercises and run for about an hour. They are ideal for beginners, are ongoing and you can see how much you have improved over your first 10 weeks. New classes are established by one of our staff with the aim of becoming peer-led at the end of 10 weeks. Classes run in school terms only. Bookings are essential.


Where: Kāpiti Impact Hub, 6 Tongariro Street, Paraparaumu

Bookings essential

For more information and enrolment please contact Age Concern Kāpiti on (04) 298-8879



Healthy Ageing Together (HAT) group

Come along and join us at our monthly Age Concern Kapiti forum. Hear a guest speaker, have morning tea and enjoy a chat with friendly like minded people.

When: February to November – 1st Thursday of the month – 10.30am to 12 noon

Where: Tui Room, Kapiti Impact Hub, 6 Tongariro Street, Paraparaumu

For more information contact: Alison (04) 298 8879



Kapiti Joggers & Walkers

Meets every Sunday 8.00am at different locations

Contacts Roger or Pam Childs Tel 04 902 154 or email:

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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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Paekakariki Library

Where:  14 Wellington Road, Paekakariki

Phone:  04 292 7011

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Paekakariki Bowling Club

Friendly atmosphere for you and the family to enjoy! Inside and outside activities available.

Where: 10 Wellington Road. Paekakariki

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Steam Incorporated Paekakariki

Formed nearly fifty years ago in 1972 Steam Incorporated is based at Paekakariki where its primary purpose is to rebuild and maintain heritage railway equipment to the high standard required for main-line operation.

Membership is open to anyone and there is a variety of  voluntary activities to suit all people. Don’t let our name ‘Steam Incorporated’ put you off.  We have diesels and a variety of other tasks you can help us out with.

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