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

 
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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
 

 
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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

 
 
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Brownies

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


Contact: karoribrownies@gmail.com
 

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Mahjong

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

 
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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 - jacqueline.coats@gmail.com

Cost: Free (morning tea provided)

 
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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

 

Fitness and Wellness

 
 
 

Steady as you Go

Gentle exercise group, for people aged 65 years and over.

Mondays, 10.30am -11.30am 

Wednesdays, 12 noon-1pm

Contact: 

Mondays:  476 4968

Wednesdays: Ann 499 6646 or

Annesly 027 437 8332 anneslyk@xtra.co.nz

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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: $10

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Feldenkrais

Feldenkrais improves posture, balance, coordination and breathing

Wednesdays, 10.30-11.30am
Meeting Room 3

Contact: Sue Field 027 466 7123 suefieldnelson@hotmail.com

Cost: $15

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Feldenkrais

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


Contact: Theresa - 021315190 theresa.sawicka@gmail.com

 
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Pilates

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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Parkinson's Exercise Classes

Exercises are designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s and their carers. Please book in advance.
Wednesdays, 1.30-2.30pm
Meeting Room 3


Contact: Diane Stephens

04 385 8040 or 021 0463 428
Cost: Koha

 
 
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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 raypoy9@gmail.com (Ray Poy)

Cost: $10 per class

Community

Samoan Assembly of God

Contact: 027 424 8587

Sunday 10am

 
 

Karori Liaison Meetings

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

 

A time to find out what is happening in Karori and to voice any concerns


12.30pm on the 4th Monday of each month

 
 
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Plunket B4 School Check

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.

Language Skills

 
 
 

Karori English Language Group

This group will resume in Term 3

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 zlata.sosa@englishlanguage.org.nz 

Cost: Free

 
 

Education

 
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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 

 
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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.

 

CareerSmart:

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 www.careerwisewellington.co.nz

Contact: Catherine Shaw 021 1493761

careerwisewellington.co.nz