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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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Age Concern Kāpiti 

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.

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

Bookings are essential 

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Age Concern Kāpiti 

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.

Waikanae:

Where: Baptish Church Hall, Te Moana Road, Waikanae

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

Bookings essential 

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Age Concern Kapiti

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

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Cameo Pop In Centre Waikanae

A place where people can pop in for a cuppa while waiting for the bus or train, have a chat with old and new friends, or  join one of the groups that meet regularly in our rooms.

  • Come and learn French with us on Monday mornings at 11.00am
  • We talk about all things literary in “Let’s Share Words” on Tuesdays at 1.00pm
  • We have Rummikub on Wednesdays at 1.00pm
  • A Musical Jam session on Thursdays at 1.00pm
  • Even Line Dancing – hilarious – on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month

We are open: Monday to Friday 11.00am to 2.00pm

Where: Shop 5, Mahara Place, Waikanae

For more information phone:  04 904 1779 or 027 599 9823    email:   suelusk@outlook.com

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Waikanae Arts and Crafts Society

Where local artists and crafters come to create, learn and teach each other.

Where: 27 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae

For more information regarding time and activities.

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Kāpiti Coast Quilters

We are a diverse group of quilters and fibre artists with the love of quilting as the thread which brings us together.

When: Day meetings – 3rd Tuesday of each month at 10.00am

Evening meetings – 1st Thursday of each month a 7.15pm

Where: Waikanae Bridge Rooms, Elizabeth Street, Waikanae.

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Kāpiti Floral Art Club

Members enjoy a chat, speakers and create flower arrangements.

When: Monthly meetings 4th Friday of each month 12 noon,

Where: Waikanae Memorial Hall, Pehi Kupa Street, Waikanae.

For more information

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Waikanae Bridge Club

Welcome to our Club where visitors and non-members are invited to enjoy our facilities and participate in any of our playing sessions.

Wheres: 27b Elizabeth Street, Waikanae

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Darts

Social darts group meets at Waikanae Bowling Club, 354 – 356 Te Moana Road, Waikanae

When: Wednesday evening – throughout the year at 6.30pm.

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Mah-Jong

Where: Waikanae Bowling Club, 356 Te Moana Road, Waikanae

When: May to September Thursday afternoons 1.00pm start.

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Kāpiti Camellia Society

Meet with other keen gardeners, learn more about growing and caring for Camellias and other flowers and plants.  Afternoon tea and a sales table.

Where: Presbyterian Church Hall, 43 Ngaio Road, Waikanae

When:  First Monday of the month 2.00 to 4.00pm

For more information:

https://www.nzcamelliasociety.co.nz/branches/kapiti

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Waikanae Combined Garden Group

Gardeners range from experts to new gardeners.

When: Monthly meetings 1st Thursday of each month at 10.00am

Where: Waikanae Community Hall, Utauta Street, Waikanae

Contact: Secretary, Linda Todd (04) 293 6607

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Friends of the Waikanae River

A voluntary group who grow, plant and maintain ecologically sourced native plants for the Waikanae River corridor. Volunteers always welcome.

For more information:   http://www.friendswaikanaeriver.itgo.com/

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 Waikanae Garden Circle

Members enjoy a table of interest, sales table, speaker and more.

When: Monthly meetings 4th Friday of each month 10.00am till 12 noon

Where: Waikanae Community Hall, Utauta Street, Waikanae.

For more information:  waikanaegardencircle@gmail.com

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Kāpiti Genealogy

Where:  Waikanae Baptist Church Cafe, 286 Te Moana Road, Waikanae

For more information and meeting days and times 

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Kāpiti Coast U3A (University of the 3rd Age)

Kāpiti 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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Waikanae Central Probus Club

When:  Monthly on 4th Thursday at 10am

Whert: Waikanae Community Hall, Urauta Street, Waikanae

For more information: website https://www.probussouthpacific.org/microsites/waikanaecombined

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Toastmasters of Waikanae

Meet every 2nd and 4th Thursday

Where: Waikanae Arts & Craft Centre, 27a Elizabeth Street, Waikanae

Contact:  Neil 027 441 7229

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Waikanae Knitting Group

Bring your knitting, buy a coffee and have a chat.

Where: Olive Grove Café, Mahara Place, Waikanae

When: Wednesdays 9.30am to 11.30am

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Waikanae Millennium Rebus Club

The purpose of the club is to provide opportunities for members to experience companionship, intellectual stimulus and enjoyable activities.  Membership is open to any residents (men or women) who are interested in joining us…

When: 1st Tuesday of month at 2.00pm

Where: Waikanae Community Hall, Utauta Street, Waikanae

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Kāpiti Coast Museum Waikanae

The Kāpiti Coast Museum collects, preserves, displays and gives access to the public material and information relating to the natural, social and cultural heritage of the Kāpiti Coast district.

Where:  9 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 1.00 to 4.00 pm

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MenzShed Kāpiti

MenzShed Kāpiti
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: Chairman Tony Annandale 020 4174 5745  Email : chairman.menzshedkapiti@outlook.com

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Yoga Nourish with Susan

A traditional holistic yoga linking mind, body and breath.

For more information contact Susan at Yoga Nourish – 027 2740800

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Kāpiti 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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Kāpiti Thursday Walkers

An informal group, who walk every week (wet or fine).  Walks are confined to the Kāpiti 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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Waikanae Bowling Club

We welcome any enquiries from men and women who are interested to learn more about the great game of bowls and the Waikanae Bowling Club in particular. We offer an envied bowling environment…

Where:      354 to 356 Te Moana Road, Waikanae

Phone:       04 293 6250

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Waikanae Golf Club

The Waikanae Golf Course is a beautiful course that is enjoyable to play but still offers plenty of
challenge for the keen golfer.

Where:      97 Te Moana Road, Waikanae

Phone:      04 293 6399

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Waikanae Beach Bowling Club

2022-23 Season

The club is open for the summer season. However, this year our green is in the process of being resurfaced and until the work has finished, bowling will take place at neighbouring clubs. We anticipate that our green will be available for play late December or early January.

Where:   20 Huiawa Street, Waikanae

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Waikanae Beach Tennis Club

Recreational and competitive tennis is enjoyable for all ages. No matter your skill level, tennis is good for fitness and it’s good for the soul.

We have an active membership of both senior and junior players, with plenty of options for both social and competitive play.

Where: 69 Rauparaha Street, Waikanae

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Waikanae Boating Club

Since the 1960’s the Waikanae Boating Club has been operating on the shores of beautiful Waikanae Beach on the Kapiti Coast, arguably one of the most beautiful West Coast boating waterways in New Zealand.

Serving its members and the greater local community, the Waikanae Boating Club has built an enviable reputation as one of New Zealand’s premier fishing clubs.

Where:      97 Tutere Street, Waikanae

Phone:      04 293 6885

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Waikanae Croquet Club

Come and learn to play this enjoyable and challenging fun sport.

Where: Waikanae Park, Park Avenue, Waikanae

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New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes

Kapiti Region

For further information: Website

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Waikanae Lions Club

Both male and female new members are very welcome, if you would like to join us or know more about Lions please contact one of our Lions listed in “Contact Us” on our website

Website

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Waikanae Library

Where: 9 Mahara Place, Waikanae

Phone: 04 296 4760

For more information   Website

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