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Upcoming Events

Search for events by name, between specific dates or within a category (Region or Newcomers Branch)

Search for events by name, between specific dates or within a category (Region or Newcomers Branch)

Wednesday, 23 August, 2017 - Wednesday, 26 August, 2020
Hamilton

Newcomers Walking Group
Tuesday, 2 January, 2018 - Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Oamaru

Welcome to Auckland - Free Info Sessions
Monday, 19 February, 2018 - Friday, 23 February, 2018
Auckland

Play time for babies and toddlers: Summer Fun!
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Albany

Coffee Tea and Chat for migrants
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Timaru

Leisure Walk - Thursday
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Cromwell

NZ Legal Systems 2018
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Whangarei

Temuka Newcomers Coffee Morning
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Temuka

Chat Morning
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Rangiora

Join our Beginners English Language Group in Albany!
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Albany

Boomerang Bags Community Gathering - Thursdays
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Albany

Latin dance in the Tron
Thursday, 22 February, 2018
Hamilton

Cosy Coffee Chat - 咖啡时间 - 커피 모닝
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Albany

Play time for babies and toddlers: Summer Fun!
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Albany

Walking Group
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Rangiora

Peter's Ukulele Band
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Albany

Shared Lunch
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Whangarei

Dot Painting Classes
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Albany

Kiwi life
Friday, 23 February, 2018
Hamilton

Friday Night Drinks
Friday, 23 February, 2018

Cycling group
Saturday, 24 February, 2018
Hamilton

Car Rally
Sunday, 25 February, 2018
Rangiora

Qigong
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Albany

Valentine’s Craft Day
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Whangarei

Boomerang Bags Community Gathering - Mondays
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Albany

Join our Beginners English Language Group in Albany!
Monday, 26 February, 2018
Albany

Knitting Group
Monday, 26 February, 2018

Newcomers Summer Walk in the Botanic Gardens
Tuesday, 27 February, 2018
Dunedin

Play time for babies and toddlers: Summer Fun!
Tuesday, 27 February, 2018
Albany

Toolbox Parenting Group
Tuesday, 27 February, 2018
Albany

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About Newcomers Events

We have lots of different events & activities, click on your region to see what’s happening in your town. Below are examples of the many & varied events around New Zealand, you are sure to find something that suits you!

Coffee Groups

Join one of our regular groups for coffee and conversation with other newcomers.

Exercise

Lots of different outdoor activities & sports, these can include, yoga, gardening, badminton and tennis.

Meals

Many of our groups love to share meals including pot luck dinners and restaurant meals.

Drinks

Come out with us for a few drinks and get to know new people.

Quiz Night

Want to try you hand at general knowledge and have some fun.

Entertainment

These vary from movie nights, quiz nights & concerts, one of our groups has formed a ukelele band.

Kids stuff

These can include playgroups and picnics.

Hobbies

These vary depending on your region but may include pottery, art & craft.

Meetings

Newcomers meetings, a chance for you to get involved, new migrant information meetings, fundraising events and disaster preparation workshops

Community events

Our groups often attend community events together, they can include cultural events and multi ethnic celebrations.

Biking & cycling

Get out and have some fun on your bike with other people in your area.

Swimming

Some of our groups have women’s only swimming sessions, or it might be a fun swimming group.

Walking

Join a walking group and get to know the area while you make new friends.

Theatre

Come to the theatre with us.

BBQ & picnics

A popular activity with many of our newcomers groups.  It usually means bring your own food & drink, if it’s a barbeque you would usually bring food that can be cooked on the barbeque.

Cooking

Sharing cooking & recipes from different countries is a very popular way to meet new people.

Sewing & Knitting

Join a sewing or knitting or craft group.