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
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!4 March @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share4 March @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning4 March @ 11:00 am
Night Riders4 March @ 6:00 pm
West African Drum Classes4 March @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group5 March @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.5 March @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group5 March @ 10:00 am
Sunday Walk – Pylon Track7 March @ 8:30 am
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)8 March @ 10:00 am
Social Bike Ride8 March @ 1:00 pm
Chat Evening.8 March @ 7:00 pm
English Conversation Club9 March @ 10:00 am
Walking Group9 March @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes9 March @ 5:45 pm
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)10 March @ 10:00 am
Morning Tea at Julie & Albert’s10 March @ 10:30 am
Vegetarian cooking classes with French Chef Arno10 March @ 6:00 pm
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!11 March @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share11 March @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning11 March @ 11:00 am
Night Riders11 March @ 6:00 pm
West African Drum Classes11 March @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group12 March @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.12 March @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group12 March @ 10:00 am
Sunday Walk14 March @ 8:15 am
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)15 March @ 10:00 am
Book Group15 March @ 7:30 pm
Coffee & Connections16 March @ 10:00 am
English Conversation Club16 March @ 10:00 am
Walking Group16 March @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes16 March @ 5:45 pm
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)17 March @ 10:00 am
Vegetarian cooking classes with French Chef Arno17 March @ 6:00 pm
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!18 March @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share18 March @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning18 March @ 11:00 am
West African Drum Classes18 March @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group19 March @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.19 March @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group19 March @ 10:00 am
Dinner at The Better Half Kitchen & Bar.20 March @ 6:30 pm
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)22 March @ 10:00 am
English Conversation Club23 March @ 10:00 am
Lunch at The Office Cafe.23 March @ 12:30 pm
Walking Group23 March @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes23 March @ 5:45 pm
Takapuna Summer Fun Pre-school Play (FREE)24 March @ 10:00 am
Vegetarian cooking classes with French Chef Arno24 March @ 6:00 pm
Join one of our regular groups for coffee and conversation with other newcomers.
Many of our groups love to share meals including pot luck dinners and restaurant meals.
Come out with us for a few drinks and get to know new people.
Walk & Coffee
First go for a walk, then end up at a nice venue to enjoy refreshments and engaging conversation.
Exercise & Yoga
Lots of different outdoor activities & sports, these can include, yoga, gardening, and other activities.
Join us for some badminton, table tennis, squash or other racket based sport activity.
Come along to a football festival or other ball game related events and activities.
Sewing, Knitting & Crafts
Join a sewing, knitting or craft group.
Newcomers groups often attend community events together, for example market days or multicultural events and celebrations.
Want to try you hand at general knowledge and have some fun.
These activities can vary from movie nights, quiz nights & concerts.
Come along to a picnic at a beach, park or at a communal event.
These can include playgroups and picnics.
Some Newcomers Networks organise group bus trips.
Join a conversational English class.
Calming and centering contemplation or meditation in a Newcomers group setting, for wellbeing and grounding.
Our groups sometimes attend community events together, including multicultural events and celebrations.
Come along and dance!
Love your bike? Join us for some fun cycling and biking!
Join a walking group and get to know the area while you make new friends.
Some of our groups have women’s only swimming sessions, or it might be a fun swimming group.
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.
Sharing cooking & recipes from different countries is a very popular way to meet new people.
Come to the theatre with us.
Reading groups, book groups and library activities.
Writing & Poetry
Join in to discuss writing and poetry, share and be inspired.
Let's make some music!
Chat & Conversation groups
Join us for chatting and conversation in an informal setting.
Activities specifically for women.
Activities more suited to elderly newcomers only.
Feel like playing chess, chequers or other board games?
West Coast newcomers like getting together around a bonfire at the beach sometimes.
FIND EVENTS NEAR YOU
Click on the branch nearest to you to find out what's on.