Community Notices

Community Notices from 2019

Musicians Wanted

Wellington Footlights is putting on My Fair Lady at Te Auaha 25 July – 3rd August.  They have the full orchestral score, and would like to have as many orchestral instruments as they can.  This is proving quite difficult to source.  Please see attached for more details.

Lion King 2019 Movie Fundraiser

Join us at the movies to see the new amazing live action Disney film ‘The Lion King’. Dress to impress in your best jungle safari theme. See the attached flyer.

Sunday 21 July, 2.30pm, Penthouse Cinema, Brooklyn. 
Includes raffle, costume prizes, and the movie of course. Fundraising for Big Brothers Big Sisters Wellington mentoring programme for youth. 
Adults $25, kids $20.Visit:

Perfect for the school holidays - see you there!

Brain Bunny Creative Writing Classes

For ages 8-12
Creative Writing Holiday Programme – Thursday 11 July, 1-4pm, $35 per child
Ten Week Afterschool Class - Tuesdays, 4-5pm, 23rd July – 24th September, 
$130 per childat the Karori Community Centre.

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

Everyone Out July Holiday Programme

Everyone Out July Holiday Programme is running these school holidays at Huntleigh Park, Crofton Down. The programme will let your child freely play and explore in nature. They will be supported to create, challenge themselves and most importantly have fun!  Please see attached flyer.  For more information check out our Facebook Page or enrol your child at 

Karori Arts and Crafts Centre

Term 2 School Holiday classes (3 yrs to teens)
We have some great school kids holiday classes for the Term 2 school holidays.  We have “Monster Softies” sewing class for kids 9+ (morning July 8th), Felt Creatures for 6+ (afternoon July 8th), Learn to Sew 7+ (full day July 9th ), Puppet Theatre (morning July 11th,) Board Games (afternoon July 11th,) Pattern Making 3+ (July 12th), Digital Art 10+ (morning July 15th) as well as a full day of sewing on July 16th.  For more information and to book please see our website:  Now’s a great time to join our ‘Kids Club’ for $40 and get a free half day workshop.

Karori Arts and Crafts Centre Art Exhibition
Our awesome annual Art Exhibition is coming up in just a couple of weeks, make sure you put this in your diary! We will have amazing local art to view and purchase. Friday June 28th 11am - 7pm, Sat 29 - Sun 30 June 11am - 5pm.

July 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 “Hansel & Gretel” at KidzStuff Theatre and “Beauty & the Beast” at the Gryphon Theatre.  Treasurehunts, pancakes, ten-pin bowling and a circus workshop, not to mention seeing original cartoons and films at “Time Cinema”.  In between, we'll be playing at parks and beaches,or inside at  local museums 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 (

Apartment for Rent

Local Karori apartment for rent.  Please see details here.

Musical Production: Matilda

Come and see our musical production: Matilda in Northland. Inspired by the Roald Dahl book and the East End musical.

There will be two shows only on Saturday 29 June 2019 at 3:30pm and 6:30pm at the Northland Memorial Community Centre.  Tickets at the door with a recommended koha of $5 and all proceeds going to Refugees as Survivors New Zealand.

Wonder at the Wormwoods; be terrified of the Trunchbull; have your heart go out to Miss Honey; be mesmerised by Matilda and swept away by her eight all-singing, all-dancing classmates.Directed by Ryan Orange, choreographed by Scout Orange and featuring theatrical talent form Northland and surrounding suburbs.

Your chance to experience a little bit of Broadway in Northland!  See the attached flyer.

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.
Our Speaker Evening
Our first fundraising event will be a Speaker’s Evening on Friday 7 June 2019 at Karori Park Café at 7.30pm to 9pm. Our topic is “Backyard Biodiversity” at Karori Park Café and we would like to invite people from the community to come and enjoy an evening out.

Contact Details
Contact email for Karori Kaitiaki -
Facebook page for Karori Kaitiaki -

Karori Kaitiaki - Dates for 2019
Sun 12 May at 2pm - Working Bee for Appleton - planting. FLAT SITE.
Sun 16 June at 2pm - Working Bee - Birdwood (weeding and planting).
Sun 14 July at 2pm - Working Bee – Birdwood (weeding and planting).
Sun 11 August at 2pm - Working Bee – Homewood (planting).
Sun 25 August at 2pm - Working Bee – Monaghan (weeding and planting). GENTLY SLOPING SITE.
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).