You can find us on the corner of Rintoul & Colombo Sts, Newtown, Wellington. Phone us on (04) 389 4786.
Holiday programme kicks off!
Each school holidays, The Newtown Community & Cultural Centre runs a locally-based school holiday programme aimed at families living in and around Newtown and surrounding suburbs.
The OSCAR approved programme holds no more than 25 kids a day, and runs from 8.30am to 3pm Monday to Friday. With a small group, the kids the get chance make new friendships, connect with staff and recieve any extra attention they may need. Activities range from from sports to crafts and baking, with two trip days to places such as the movies, beach or swimming pools.
The programme is currently running, but there is still some limited space left! So get in quick!
To enrol your child, please contact Tabby Besley at the Newtown Community Centre, firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 04 389 4786 or download a form directly from our website.
Newtown News - Te Wiki o Te Maori
Read online or pick up a copy of our June edition of the Newtown News celebrating Te Wiki o Te Maori from one of our local cafes or businesses - or come visit us at the Community Centre and get it here!
This year, Te Wiki o Te Maori kicks off on July 21, with the kaupapa "Te Kupu o Te Wiki" (word of the week). Join the community centre in learning and sharing all 50 words over the coming year, and help us celebrate Te Reo Maori!
Local Public Art Consultation
Siv Fjærestad and the team at Letting Space are consulting on a local public art project Projected Field at Macalister and Liardet Street Parks. Please help them and take part in a brief survey here about these parks and their use by the community.
There is also a facebook group for the sharing of uses and memories from the parks. Go to: Appreciating Macalister and Liardet Street Parks on facebook & join the conversation or click to find out more about Projected Field.
What's going on in Newtown..
Community Koha Yoga
New community based Yoga classes! Come along to stretch, breath, and enjoy the music. These are very casual, fun classes, no booking necessary! Some mats available. Suggested koha - $5
Monday nights 6.45-8pm Newtown Community Centre, corner of Rintoul and Colombo Sts, Newtown
Wednesday nights 6.45- 8pm -Newtown Hall-46 Constable Street. Opposite the Mediterranean food warehouse.
Please visit Koha Yoga Newtown or contact Rosie on 022 097 8157 for further info.