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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)

Look for the fairies!
Saturday, 8 December, 2018 - Saturday, 30 March, 2019

Cycling group
Saturday, 15 December, 2018
Hamilton

Lantern Celebration
Saturday, 15 December, 2018
Nelson

Holiday Break
Sunday, 16 December, 2018 - Monday, 14 January, 2019

Global Toddlers: Meadowood Community Playgroup
Monday, 17 December, 2018
auckland

Birkdale English Conversation Circle
Monday, 17 December, 2018
Birkdale

Multicultural Morning Tea
Monday, 17 December, 2018
Whangarei

Meadowood English Conversation Circle
Monday, 17 December, 2018
auckland

Everyday English
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Whangarei

Drumming Circle
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Westport

Newcomers Walking Group
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Oamaru

Craft, Knitting & Chat Group
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Rangiora

Crochet
Tuesday, 18 December, 2018
Auckland

Timaru Newcomers Coffee Morning
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
Timaru

Weekly Newcomers Chat and Morning Tea
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
Blenheim

Café gathering
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
Morrinsville

Meet your local Community Constable - NZ Police
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
Auckland

Latin dance in the Tron
Wednesday, 19 December, 2018
Hamilton

Coffee Tea and Chat for migrants
Thursday, 20 December, 2018
Timaru

Migrants Meet and Share
Thursday, 20 December, 2018
Oamaru

Chat Morning
Thursday, 20 December, 2018
Rangiora

Latin dance in the Tron
Thursday, 20 December, 2018
Hamilton

Everyday English
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Whangarei

Walking Group
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Rangiora

Coffee & Connections
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Nelson

Chai & Chat
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Dunedin

Newcomers Coffee Group
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Oamaru

Kiwi life
Friday, 21 December, 2018
Hamilton

Cycling group
Saturday, 22 December, 2018
Hamilton

Drumming Circle
Tuesday, 25 December, 2018
Westport

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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.