Events and Activities

Dance, Walk, Bike or just go for Coffee

Below are the many & varied events scheduled by Newcomers Networks around New Zealand, you are sure to find something that suits you!

What's on around the country

Newcomers Book Group
Monday, 17 February, 2020
Oamaru

Coffee & Connections
Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Nelson

Newcomers Walking Group
Tuesday, 18 February, 2020
Oamaru

Leisure Walking & Coffee Groups
Wednesday, 19 February, 2020
Cromwell

Newcomers Morning Tea and Chat
Wednesday, 19 February, 2020
Blenheim

Multicultural social morning for newcomers
Wednesday, 19 February, 2020
Kaikoura

Birkdale Boomerang Bags and more
Thursday, 20 February, 2020
Birkdale

Walking Group.
Thursday, 20 February, 2020
Rangiora

Newcomers Lunch at University
Thursday, 20 February, 2020
Christchurch

Coffee Group
Friday, 21 February, 2020
Oamaru

Newcomers Coffee Group
Friday, 21 February, 2020

Chat Morning.
Friday, 21 February, 2020
Rangiora

Dinner at The Good Home Gastropub.
Saturday, 22 February, 2020
Pegasus Town

Sunday Walk
Sunday, 23 February, 2020
Cromwell

Social Bike Ride
Monday, 24 February, 2020
Cromwell

Kaipatiki Walking Group with Naomi
Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

Newcomers Walking Group
Tuesday, 25 February, 2020
Oamaru

Newcomers Morning Tea and Chat
Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
Blenheim

Multicultural social morning for newcomers
Wednesday, 26 February, 2020
Kaikoura

Birkdale Boomerang Bags and more
Thursday, 27 February, 2020
Birkdale

Walking Group.
Thursday, 27 February, 2020
Rangiora

Migrants Meet and Share
Thursday, 27 February, 2020
Oamaru

Coffee Group
Friday, 28 February, 2020
Oamaru

Newcomers Coffee Group
Friday, 28 February, 2020

Chat Morning.
Friday, 28 February, 2020
Rangiora

Kaipatiki Walking Group with Naomi
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Birkdale English Speaking Circle
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020 - Tuesday, 8 December, 2020
Birkdale

Newcomers Walking Group
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020
Oamaru

Birkdale Line Dancing FREE and FUN
Wednesday, 4 March, 2020 - Wednesday, 2 December, 2020
Birkdale

Newcomers Morning Tea and Chat
Wednesday, 4 March, 2020
Blenheim

Multicultural social morning for newcomers
Wednesday, 4 March, 2020
Kaikoura

Birkdale Boomerang Bags and more
Thursday, 5 March, 2020
Birkdale

Typical events

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    Coffee Groups

    Lots of different outdoor activities & sports, these can include, yoga, gardening, badminton and tennis.Join one of our regular groups for coffee and conversation with other newcomers.

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    Exercise

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

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    Drinks

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

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    Meals

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

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    Quiz Night

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

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    Entertainment

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

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    Kids Stuff

    These can include playgroups and picnics.

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    Sewing & Knitting

    Join a sewing or knitting or craft group

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    Meetings

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

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    Community Events

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

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    Swimming

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

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    Walking

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

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    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.

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    Cooking

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

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    Theatre

    Come to the theatre with us.

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    Hobbies

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

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    Books

    Reading groups, book groups and library activities.