Community Notices

Community Notices from 2019

A Karori Nativity

A timeless story set in modern Karori. Carols, Flamingo scooters, and a few other surprises!  See attached poster.

8th December, 10-11am at Karori Anglican Church, Fancourt St.

Join us from 9.30am if your children would like to be face painted as animals! Stay afterwards for kai and to celebrate the opening of our new PlayGarden. Its going to be awesome!

Wellington City Mission 'Garden Party'

The Wellington City Mission invites you to get ready for Christmas!
Garden Party Saturday 30 November 
158 Wadestown Road.Come along between 11am-4pm 

Tickets $15 include morning or afternoon tea while you wander around a beautiful garden.  See attached invitation.  

Christmas 2019/2020 Holiday Programme – Northland Kidz Club

Before Christmas:  Thursday 19  &  Friday 20 December 2019   
After Christmas:   Monday 6 January  to  Monday 3 February 2020

Every day is a trip day -  we'll be swimming, and playing in lots of parks & play areas,   going ten-pin bowling, ice-skating, doing a Circus Workshop and going to Mission Inflatable.& Te Papa.  Having a water fight, making bread & toys, experiencing a sensorimotor obstacle   course, and stopping at the Lyall Bay Beach before going to “Time Cinema” to see another   selection of early films & cartoons.  Afternoon teas will include waffles, pancakes & pikelets.

$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 (

Kites at Christmas

The Rotary Club of Courtenay Place is inviting children and families to a Kite Flying event at Liardet Park (Berhampore) on Sunday 15 December (10.a.m. to 2.00 p.m.) $5 per entrant. Prizes for construction, artwork and flying skills! Come out in the fresh air and take advantage of our Wellington winds. For more details check us out at, or ring Geoff Henry (3883536)

Curiouser and Curiouser

16 November - 22 December and 2-11 January
It’s Panto time again at Circa!  See the attached poster for more details.

Join Alice and our favourite Dame in a madcap adventure down the rabbit hole. Why is Wellington in peril?  Is it because the Queen of Hearts is threatening to unleash the jabberwock?And what about those magical tasty tarts? Alice, the White Rabbit and Dame Majori are joining with the Mad Hatter and friends in a crazy adventure of ups and downs and Pantomime fun. Will Alice rescue her frantic furry friend? Will our Dame find happiness, fame and fortune?  Meet these iconic characters as they sing and dance their way through this madcap, wacky talecleverly set in the present-day capital, Wellington.

Chance to see an Entertaining Opera

A New Zealand touring opera company is performing in Wellington from 5-8 December at Gryphon Theatre. The production is Don Pasquale (Donizetti) translated from the Italian. The show is designed for opera lovers and people who have never seen one before. It would honestly be ideal for girls at Marsden who are interested in theatre, music, stagecraft, performing arts. See the poster attached.

Anyone who donates $35 to the production will receive a ticket to one of the performances. The link to pledgeme is here: 
Tickets can be purchased here:

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).