Community Notices

Community Notices from 2019

October 2019 Holiday Programme – Northland Kidz Club

Every day is a trip day with our two-week holiday programme.

We'll be ice-skating, swimming, go-karting and playing mini-golf, going to “The Pied Piper” at KidzStuff Theatre and playing laser tag at Laser Force.  Magician Nigel Kennedy will be entertaining us, we'll be finding the 800-year-old rimu tree in Wilton/Otari Bush, going to Somes/Matiu Island and exploring Ben Burn & Karori Parks  Waffles, BBQ'ed sausages and fish 'n chips will be features for afternoon tea, not to mention stopping at Lyall Bay Beach before going to “Time Cinema” to see another selection of original films & cartoons.In between, we'll be playing at parks and beaches, or visiting museums and other indoor venues if the weather's bad.

$45 per child per day (third child onwards :$20),  8.30 a.m  to  6 p.m each day.

For details, check out our website ( , or contact Jan on cell (022-140-2612), e-mail (

Brain Bunny Creative Writing Classes

Want to encourage your budding young writer? Brain Bunny Creative Writing Classes are coming to the Wellington CBD in term four.

For ages 8-12
Creative Writing Holiday Programme – Thursday 3rd October, 1-4pm, $35 per child

Afterschool Classes - Mondays, 4-5pm, 14th October – 16th December, $120 per childat the Toi Poneke Community Centre.

Please see to enrol or contact Helen at for more information. Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Wellington Harrier Children's Athletic Club

The Wellington Harriers children's athletics programme resumes on Saturday 12th October 2019.  

Our club days are held at the Newtown Park athletic track on Saturdays mornings from 11.30am - 1 pm  Activities on club days will cover a range of traditional events such as long jump, high jump,  shot put, discus, sprints, hurdles, middle distance, and race walking. Alongside this, we will also be doing a run jump throw program which teaches children athletic skills through fun athletic games. We also offer a “Get Set, Go” program for ages 4 - 6 years. This is made up of fun games based around running, jumping and throwing activities.  (Please note for children aged 4- 6 the programme is for 1 hour). 

To sign up please click on the link below or for more information please contact: 
Julie Richards
mobile: 0212959026

Short Term House Rental

We are going away on sabbatical, and wanting to rent our 4 bedroom house in Ngaio from early October until late January 2020.  It is sunny, fully furnished, has off street parking and would suit a professional couple or family in between houses or doing renovations.  It is close to the train and bus routes, and has indoor and outdoor living.  For more information, please contact Sarah on 021473000 or on

NCEA 1 & 2 Exam Preparation Holiday Programme

Knowledge Shop will be holding its highly successful NCEA Exam Preparation Programme from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October. St Patrick’s College City & the Johnsonville Community Centre venues are open to students from all schools. This is an excellent opportunity to revise the most important areas of the curriculum to ensure you are prepared for the upcoming NCEA exams.Visit our website at for the full programme. All bookings are made online.

Looking for Some Mansfield Magic in your Life?

Katherine Mansfield House and Garden will be re-opening at the beginning of October, upon completion of our exciting re-development project.

With this in mind we will require new volunteers for a range of duties. These include Front of House, tour guiding (hosting), administration and event support. Training programmes will be in place for new recruits.If you’d like to be part of this vibrant and significant Wellington cultural institution, visit our website, go to the Volunteer tab and complete the Volunteer form.  For further details contact Catherine Miller at

Karori Kaitiaki – Karori’s Environmental Association

What is Karori Kaitiaki?
We aim to make the environment thrive!  Karori Kaitiaki is a small environmental charity that gathers volunteers to improve the reserves, streams and streets of Karori.

Karori Kaitiaki (Kākā) Incorporated
This is our official name.

Our Working Bees
  • We aim to complete a working bee about once a month, usually Sunday afternoons. We hope you can come and join in with one of our working bees.
  • We began in September 2018 and we look forward to making a difference to the environment in Karori going forward.
  • We have over 1,000 plants to plant in 2019.
Contact Details
Contact email for Karori Kaitiaki -
Facebook page for Karori Kaitiaki -

Karori Kaitiaki - remaining dates for 2019
Sun 22 September at 2pm - Working Bee – Darwin St (weeding and planting) and Makara / Allington (weeding and planting).
Sun 20 October at 2pm - Working Bee – Verviers St (weeding).
Sun 17 November at 2pm - Working Bee – Scout Den – Versailles – Messines (weeding).
Sun 8 December at 2pm - Working Bee – Scout Den – Versailles – Messines (weeding).