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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.

Re-use sewing
Indoor Bowls

Recreation and Social


Karori Fabric Re-Purpose

Get creative, help the community and learn some great new skills in this fun group. Share morning tea.
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


Uke Karori

Ukulele group. Strum, sing and smile along with us to a wide variety of songs. All skill levels welcome. 

Lyrics, chords  and audio examples supplied.

New songs added weekly.

Wednesday nights from 7pm to 8:30pm.

Free entry. Donations welcome.


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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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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)

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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


Community Lunch

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

11:30 onwards Every 1st and 3rd Thursday

Contact:  KCC Office 476- 4968

Voice Arts
Dropin centre

Fitness and Wellness

Fitness & Wellness
Steady asU go
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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

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Low Impact Aerobics

A low impact exercise class that is perfect for seniors and people new to exercise.
Tuesdays, 10-11am
Meeting Room 3

Contact: Chris Rice 021 738955
Cost: $13 per session or $60 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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Designed to help strengthen and lengthen muscles. Suitable for all abilities.
Wednesdays  9:15-10:15am

Friday 10-11am
Room 3 Upstairs

Contact: Chris Rice 021 738 955
Cost: $13 (or 5 pass for $60)

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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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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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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


Defender Krav Maga

Learn self defence, build confidence, stay fit and most importantly, have fun.

Our classes are inclusive, safe, and fun leaving you fully-equipped to use the skills we teach.

Enjoy your first two obligation free classes to decide if we are the right gym for you.

Wednesday 6:30-8pm



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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

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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.

Samoan Assembly of God

Contact: 027 424 8587

Sunday 10am

Language Skills


Te Reo Māori Classes

Currently Beyond Basics te Reo Class. 

Contact:  (Brenda)

Tuesdays 5:50-7:30pm
Cost: $100 for 6 weeks or $20 per class


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
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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

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