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
Lunch at The Rivertown Café.12 May @ 12:30 pm
Vegan cooking classes with French Chef Arno12 May @ 6:00 pm
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!13 May @ 9:30 am
Line Dancing13 May @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share13 May @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning13 May @ 11:00 am
West African Drum Classes13 May @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group14 May @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.14 May @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group14 May @ 10:00 am
Book Club15 May @ 10:00 am
Diversi-tea15 May @ 10:00 am
Book Group17 May @ 7:30 pm
English Conversation Club18 May @ 9:30 am
Walking Group18 May @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes18 May @ 5:45 pm
Badminton18 May @ 6:30 pm
Vegan cooking classes with French Chef Arno19 May @ 6:00 pm
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!20 May @ 9:30 am
Line Dancing20 May @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share20 May @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning20 May @ 11:00 am
West African Drum Classes20 May @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group21 May @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.21 May @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group21 May @ 10:00 am
Book Club22 May @ 10:00 am
Diversi-tea22 May @ 10:00 am
English Conversation Club25 May @ 9:30 am
Walking Group25 May @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes25 May @ 5:45 pm
Badminton25 May @ 6:30 pm
Vegan cooking classes with French Chef Arno26 May @ 6:00 pm
Sewing sustainable: Boomerang bags and much more!27 May @ 9:30 am
Line Dancing27 May @ 9:30 am
Migrants Meet and Share27 May @ 10:30 am
Chat Morning27 May @ 11:00 am
West African Drum Classes27 May @ 6:30 pm
Diversi-tea and Coffee group28 May @ 9:15 am
Walking Group.28 May @ 9:30 am
Coffee Group28 May @ 10:00 am
Friday Night Drinks28 May @ 5:30 pm
Book Club29 May @ 10:00 am
Diversi-tea29 May @ 10:00 am
Dinner at Costas.29 May @ 5:30 pm
English Conversation Club1 June @ 9:30 am
Walking Group1 June @ 1:30 pm
Buddy English Classes1 June @ 5:45 pm
Badminton1 June @ 6:30 pm
Vegan cooking classes with French Chef Arno2 June @ 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.