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Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre

We're committed to maintaining a vibrant, safe and welcoming space for our community to use. 

Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre is ideal for community groups/meetings, seminars, business meetings, exercise classes, hobby classes, and more.

Call us on 04 902 3240


Reception: Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm

Centre access for events and/or programmes: 6am-12 midnight


15 Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu

What's on

A range of classes and groups meet at the Community Centre seven days a week. The centre hosts seniors groups, the pop-in centre, crafts, boccia, English language classes, a community garden, yoga, meditation, mah jong and more

Regular events

Upcoming events

Community noticeboard

What's available at the Centre

  • Free wi-fi
  • Eight meeting rooms
  • One large main kitchen with full facilities (adjoining two meeting rooms)
  • Projector
  • Tables & chairs
  • Whiteboards (including one portable)
  • Kitchenette facilities
  • Toilets
  • Four-hour parking

Disability access

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Disability toilet
  • Assistance dog-friendly
  • Mobility parking

Meeting rooms, bookings and charges

To make a booking, contact:

Te Newhanga Kāpiti Community Centre

Phone:       (04) 902 3240

Email:        kccbookings@kapiticoast.govt.nz


What's on at the Centre


Regular events  

Kapiti Antenatal Classes

Monday nights

7.00pm to 9.00pm

Classes are facilitated by qualifed Childbirth Educator, Melissa Stevens, who encourages participants to explore all areas of childbirth and early parenting.  Kapiti Antenatal supports your birth choices and approach to parenting in an open and non-judgemental manner.  These classes will prepare you to be confident in your birth and for the fantastic journey that is parenting.

Contact:  021 067 1165 (Melissa)


Meditation & Buddhism

Monday Nights (20 Aug to 10 Dec)

7.00pm to 8.15pm

Drop-in mindfulness Classes

Class Fee:  $13.00/class



Nikau Midwives - Weekly Coffee Morning

Every Tuesday

10.30am to  11.30am

Friday Tibetan Meditation

Friday evenings                     6.30pm to 7.30pm

5 Sessions $20 / Casual $5

Come along and start your weekend with simple breathing, visualisation, and relaxtion techniques to improve your focus, energy, and well being.  No experience necessary.

For further information email: katpat2002@yahoo.com.au

Yoga with Rita

Monday  6.30am to 7.30am  Tuesday 5.30pm to 6.30pm    Friday 12.15pm to 1.00pm

Term 1:

  • February 25th to April 12th

Classes are based on a classical form of yoga, which includes āsana [postures], prāṇāyāma [breathing techniques], and chanting.  Classes suitable for all levels – beginners very welcome.

See http://www.khyf.net for additional details on lineage.


$15.00 casual for Monday / Tuesday session

$10.00 casual for Friday session

$100.00 for ten Monday / Tuesday; $80.00 for ten Friday




Kāpiti Stroke Club

Meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of every month

1.30pm to 3.30pm

Pohutukawa Hall


Paraparaumu Pop-In Centre

Every Friday - 1pm to 3pm

Murray Jensen Room

Come in and enjoy good company and friendship.  Just pop in for a chat or cuppa and meet some new friends

  • Older folk
  • New settlers to the Coast
  • Seniors feeling a bit lonely

Come & go as you please


Kāpiti Care & Craft

Tuesday's 10.00am to 12.00pm

Pohutukawa Hall

Morning tea and lunch are provided (at a nominal charge)

Contact:  Maureen (supervisor) - 04 297 2037

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Kapiti Boccia Group

4th Thursday of every month - 10am to 12pm

Pohutukawa Hall

Boccia is a game of skill and strategy and is a truly inclusive sport in which both men and women of all ages and abilities can play.  Similar to lawn bowls and petanque, boccia is a non-contact target sport that is played indoors from a seated position using soft leather balls on a smooth rectangular court and can be played as individuals, in pairs or teams of three.

 Upcoming Events  

NZ Society of Genealogists

"The Lie that Settles"

Tuesday 26th March

Speaker: Peter Farrell (fiction writer and memoirist)

Peter will discuss the search for his birth father, which he published as a memoir in 2013

7.00pm supper, mix and mingle

7.30pm main session

Free for members, small door charge for visitors 


Heart Foundation

Medications for the heart

Tuesday 12th March             5.30pm to 7.00pm

Pohutukawa Hall

Speaker: James Westbury, Community Pharmacist



Kapiti WEA

Upcoming courses:

Saturday 16th March: The Soul of Russian Music

Saturday 23rd March: The Qin - The First Chinese Empire and the First Emperor

Saturday 30th March: Ancient Egypt

Kowhai Room

For more information:

Phone: 021 162 7000





Transmission Mediataion - Introduction & Workshop

Share International New Zealand

Tuesday 23rd April 2019         7pm to 9pm

Kowhai Room

A simple group mediation and dynamic service and personal development.  Transmission Meditation is safe, scientific, non-denominational.  It will not interfere with any other religious or spiritual practice.

All welcome – free admission

Contact:  (04) 976 34 91


 Share International New Zealand


Want a new hobby? Join in card making classes

Fortnightly on Wednesday evenings at 7.00pm

Kowhai Room

$15.00 per person (includes 2 cards, materials & refreshments)

Create your own quality cards, have some fun, meet new people and learn something new.


Street Talk sign up - Defensive Driving Course
Become a Safer Driver  -   Shorten your Restricted Licence period by 6 months   -   Prepare for your Test                                           
Street Talk Defensive Driving Course description:
  • Four x 2 hour classroom sessions      
  •  Logbook / Workbook to record practical assignments     
  • 1 hour, on-road, driving assessment with driving instructor     
  • Certificate of course completion - which reduces your Restricted Licence period by 6 months Course Cost: $175 
For  Street Talk Defensive Driving Course ~ dates & times email: kapitidrivingschool@gmail.com 
 Community Noticeboard  







 Migrant Connect with CAB

Topic: New Zealand's First People - The Māori

  • Arrival in New Zealand
  • Customs and Traditions
  • Language

When: 11.00am Saturday 9 March 2019

Where: Rimu Road, upstairs in Coastlands, Paraparaumu (entrance between Pagani and Black Pepper)

Contact: If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Kapiti Citizens Advice Bureau

Phone: 04 298 4944

Email: kapiti@cab.org.nz




 Age Concern Kapiti

A project of Age Concern Kapiti

Meetings from 10.30am to 12.00pm

Come to a local Focus Group meeting and tell us what is needed to increase social connections for older people in your community

Contact Tristine Tilly at Age Concern Kapiti

04 298 8879



Learn Bridge - Love Bridge

Beginner's lessons start:

Monday 8 April, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

Paraparaumu Bridge Club

1 Brett Ambler Way

$50 for 10 lessons and materials

Come on your own or with a partner