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Regular Activities 

The community centre hosts a wide range of regular activities offered by local providers. These are listed below, grouped into general categories. Click on the category link below to take you to the listings for activities in that category or just scroll down to browse the full list of activities offered.


Recreation and Social

Re-use sewing
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Indoor Bowls

Mondays, 1-4pm
Meeting Room 3

Contact: Joyce 04 976 9556
Cost: $5 (per year membership) and $1 per session

Indoor Bowls

Karori Fabric Re-Purpose

Get creative, help the community and learn some great new skills in this fun group.
Mondays, 10am-1pm

Contact: 476 4968  

Cost: No charge



Tuesdays, 10am-12pm
Meeting Room 1
Contact: 476 4422 (Denise)
Cost: $2



Join in on the learning, fun and friendships. For girls 7-9 years old.
Mondays, 5.45 pm -7.15 pm
Meeting Room 3



Karori Ukulele Club

Sing and play along to kiwiana, Te Reo Māori, and pop songs from the 1930s to 2020s. Be part of a super fun, supportive community, and learn new strumming methods. 

All songs are up on screen.


Cost: $10, first session free.

2nd and 4th Saturday of the month,


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Drop-in Centre

If you’re feeling like some good company and a warm, welcoming place to be  - join us for a friendly chat, toasted sandwich, cake and a cuppa

Meeting Room 1

No bookings required

Friday, 10am-2pm
Cost:  $4

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Voice Arts

These classes for those 65 years and over use improvisation, drama and storytelling to gently stretch the grey matter and keep the mind active and creative! 

Open to all mobilities, participants can move as little or as much as they wish.  

Tuesdays 10.00am-11.30am 

Contact: Jacqui -

Cost: Free (morning tea provided)

Voice Arts
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Fitness & Wellness

Fitness and Wellness

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Steady as you Go

Gentle exercise group, for people aged 65 years and over. Helps with balance and fitness.

Mondays, 10.30am -11.30am 

Wednesdays, 12 noon-1pm


Mondays:  476 4968

Wednesdays: Ann 499 6646 or

Annesly 027 437 8332

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Exercise to Music

Come along and enjoy low impact aerobics with Chris Rice. Perfect for seniors and people new to exercise.
Tuesdays, 10-11am
Meeting Room 3

Contact: Chris Rice 021 738955 
Cost: $12 per session or $55 for 5


An introductory series of easy guided Feldenkrais movement lessons. Suitable for everyone.
Tuesdays: 11.30-12.30

Contact: Theresa - 021315190

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Feldenkrais movement lessons improve posture, balance, coordination and breathing

Wednesdays, 10.30-11.30am
Meeting Room 3

Contact: Sue Field 027 466 7123

Cost: $15

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Designed to help strengthen and lengthen muscles. Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11am
Youth Main Space

Contact: Chris Rice 021 738 955
Cost: $12 (or 5 pass for $55)

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Line Dancing

A fun way to get in some exercise. Dance your way to fitness.

Fridays 11:30-12:30

Contact: Lean Neoh:
Cost: $5

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Tai Chi

These classes are suitable for adults of any level of experience. Tai Chi helps to improve flexibility, concentration, balance and coordination.

Saturday, 9am-10.30am and 11am-12noon Meeting Room 3

Contact: 027 223 6188 or (Ray Poy)

Cost: $10 per class

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Wildgoose Qi Gong 

Qigong is an ancient Chinese health exercise using gentle movement to develop internal energy, strengthen immunity and self healing through the circulation of Qi .   Wild Goose Qigong will help you relax, deal with stress, become more flexible and improve balance and memory.

Tuesday 2-3pm Room 3

Contact: Sifu Cynthia Shaw 021 613 081;


Beginners class Chen style Tai Chi  

Tuesday 3-3:30-PM 

Contact: Sifu Cynthia Shaw 021 613 081;

Tai Chi for Beginners


Community Lunch


Come along and enjoy a guest speaker or a quiz. Join us for a delicious cooked lunch. 

12noon Every 1st and 3rd Thursday

Contact:  KCC Office 476- 4968

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Plunket B4 School Check

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The B4 School Check is a nationwide programme offering a free health and development check for 4-year-olds.
Regular Clinics are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month

Contact: : 0800 933 922.

Bookings times must be made directly with Plunket in advance.

Karori Liaison Meetings

Group representatives and interested individuals are welcome/urged to attend. 


A time to find out what is happening in Karori and connect with other groups.

12.30pm on the 4th Monday of each month

Samoan Assembly of God

Contact: 027 424 8587

Sunday 10am

Language Skills

Karori English Language Group

This group will resume in Term 4

This is an ESOL class for refugee and migrant learners who live in Karori. Classes run during the school term.
Meeting Room 3

Thursdays, 12 noon -2.00pm

Contact: Zlata Sosa 04 384 1992 

Cost: Free


Te Reo Māori Classes

Classes for beginners and beyond. Start your reo journey with us, or brush up on your skills. 

Contact:  (Brenda)
Cost: TBC


Baby Sing and Sign

Stage 1 (6-14 months) course
The Stage 1 class is a fun, musical 10-week course, which introduces lots of useful signs using easily remembered songs.

Your learning is supported by amazing online materials you can share with siblings and partners, so they can join the signing journey with you and baby.

It also includes a term of our online @Home course which runs alongside the group classes.
We cover all the topics you need for your baby to communicate with you before speech, including:
* Feeding
* Bathtime
* Nappy changes
* Going out
* Bedtime
* Asking for help
And more... plus tons of nursery rhymes, musical fun and peek-a-boo games!

Tues: 12:30 - 1:30pm 


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AA Defensive Driving 

Attend the NZTA-approved AA Defensive Driving Course to fast track you to your full licence more quickly, increase your chances of passing your driving test first time around and become a safer driver.

Mondays and Wednesdays, 6.30-8.30pm
Youth Room
Contact: Grant Morgan 021 841777 


Code Camp

CodeCamp allows boys & girls to develop 21st century skills in a fun and action packed & agile environment. We help develop confidence & initiative through design, creativity, solving problems & collaboration. 

Students get to create projects in a pretend tech company environment, where they create games, websites and build mobile apps. 

Our Programmes – Suitable for Ages 7 – 12

Contact: Peter 021 713714
Cost: $285 for 10 weeks 

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Career Support


Career Counselling at CareerWise

Career Intelligence:

CareerWise offers an online Career assessment,  with Zoom discussion for mature workers, who are changing careers or returning to the workforce after a career break. The assessment assists you with your competencies you bring to a workplace, fields of work , motivators, skills to grow in and life and work values that influence your working life. A report is sent to you.



CareerWise offers an online assessment to Secondary students Years11-13 and University undergraduates with Zoom discussion career decision making.

This assists students about the things that are important to them in life, career motivations, career interests and strengths they bring to a career. A report is sent to you.


Also available CV's, Job Search strategies and applications.

Website: Enquiry Form on website at

Contact: Catherine Shaw 021 1493761


STEM Club 

An education program for girls and boys from 8 years up to (and including) 13 year olds, interested in the world of STEM and Making.


    10am - 12pm

    1pm - 3pm

Contact: Nigel Scott
021 1126 949 or (04) 889 2334

School term only

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