What's on

Weekly timetable

This is our timetable of what’s on weekly at the community centre – we aim to keep this as up-to-date as possible, but things do sometimes change. If you have questions about anything on this timetable, feel free to get in touch – some listings have contact details included, or you can contact us. If you want to hear about other exciting things happening at the centre, you can sign up to our newsletter below.

10:30am – 12:30pm

Justice of the Peace

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come and see a friendly local JP to get your documents certified and more. FREE.
6pm – 7pm

Koha Yoga

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Yoga for everybody. All welcome. Mats and blocks available. Koha/donation.
6:30pm - 7:30pm

The Great Dance Experience!

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Learn a variety of Historical Black American Cultural Dances connected to Jazz Music from the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s. Check out www.sugarfootstomp.co.nz/classes for details, prices, & registration.
6:30pm – 8:30pm

NZFMA karate

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Newtown Hall, 71 Daniell St
Your friendly local karate club. Beginners welcome. More info email: ric.burrows@gmail.com
10:00am – 11:15am

Relaxed/Baby-Friendly Yoga

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Newtown Hall, 71 Daniell St
Yoga for all ages and stages - with a relaxed vibe. Parents with babies welcome. Expect some noise and interruptions! Koha/Donation.
10:00am – 11:30am

Tai Chi - advanced

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Improve your fitness and balance, for those with some tai chi experience. (If you are new to tai chi, we recommend you start with the Friday class.) Koha.
10:30am – 12:30pm

Justice of the Peace

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come and see a friendly local JP to get your documents certified and more.
12pm – 1pm

Steady As You Go

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Classes designed to help Seniors maintain and build strength and flexibility. Contact Age Concern for more details: www.acwellington.org/nz / (04) 499 6646. $2/class
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn to Lindy Hop

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Lindy Hop is a Black American social partnered dance. Learn the foundational rhythms, shapes, and lead/follow concepts to get you swingin out on the dance floor! Or if you already swing dance, it s a great chance to practice your fundamentals. Check out www.sugarfootstomp.co.nz/classes for details, prices, and registration.
7:30pm – 9:30pm

Toastmasters

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Toastmasters is an opportunity to help members develop their Public Speaking and Leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment. Meetings are free to attend as a visitor. Check out www.newtown.toastmastersclubs.org
7:45pm - 8:45pm

Level Up your Lindy

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Ready for the next step? Take a deeper dive into connections, rhythms, and concepts to really make your partnered Lindy Hop dance shine! Check out www.sugarfootstomp.co.nz/classes for details, prices, and registration.
10:30am – 12:30pm

Justice of the Peace

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come and see a friendly local JP to get your documents certified and more.
11am - 12pm

Community Law Clinic - 1st and 3rd Wednesdays only

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Free confidential legal advice with a rōia / lawyer from Community Law. No appointment necessary. First and third Wednesday of the month ONLY.
5pm – 7pm

Newtown Tool Library

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9 Constable Street, next to the Newtown Library
Drop into the new Newtown Tool Library to join up, borrow or return tools. For more info visit their website www.newtown-tool-library.com or contact them here: newtown.tool.library@gmail.com
5:30pm – 6:30pm

Narcotics Anonymous

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Newtown Hall, 71 Daniell St
The twelve steps are at the core of the NA program; these steps are a set of concepts outlining a practical approach to recovery. Call 0800 NA TODAY (0800 628 632) for more information.
7pm - 8pm

Koha Yoga with Kevin

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Newtown Hall, 71 Daniell St
RESTARTS 14 FEB. A gentle yoga class focusing on breathing and relaxing for mid-week relaxation and healthy sleep. Feel free to request from your teacher anything that you want, and it will be built into the class. All levels welcome. Hatha yoga, mats provided. Any questions? Contact the Koha Yoga Newtown Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/kohayoganewtown
10:00am – 11:30am

Yoga

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Yoga for all ages and stages. Koha/Donation
10:30am – 12:30pm

Justice of the Peace

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come and see a friendly local JP to get your documents certified and more. FREE.
10:30am – 12:00pm

Free Social Drama for ages 65+

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
A fun group using storytelling and drama to keep the mind active and creative! Sessions are full of play, laughter, and connection. Experience the games and exercises of improvisation theatre. Step gently out of your comfort zone and stimulate the mind, the voice, and the body. For more info, contact Austin on 022 011 7217 or email austinharrisontheatre@gmail.com (Programme does not run in school holidays.)
3:25pm – 4:20pm

Spotlight Performing Arts students aged 4-6 years

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
RESTARTS 8 FEB. Our goal is for students to learn to sing, dance and act. Through our classes they will build their confidence, make new friends, and above all, have fun! Price: $150 per term. www.spotlightperformingarts.co.nz
3:45pm – 5:30pm

Spotlight Performing Arts students aged 7-15 years

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Our goal is for students to learn to sing, dance and act. Through our classes they will build their confidence, make new friends, and above all, have fun! Price: $250 per term. www.spotlightperformingarts.co.nz
5.45pm - 7pm

Timebank Orientation - monthly

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Smart Newtown, 9-11 Constable Street
Monthly only - contact us to check the next date! Come and learn more about this alternative economy/community and sign up. Contact: info@wellingtontimebank.org.nz or find out more www.wellingtontimebank.org.nz/join-us
6pm - 7pm

Koha Yoga Thursday

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Newtown Hall, 71 Daniell St
Fun themed yoga classes. All levels welcome. BYO mat if you've got one.
6.30pm - 8.30pm

Mahi Toi: Open Art Club for All - monthly

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Harakeke - Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Monthly on the last Thursday. A place to connect and create! Make art and/or craft in our fancy dedicated art room at the Centre. Some kai and materials provided, bring your own project if you have one. FREE.
7pm – 8pm

Co-dependents Anonymous

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
For anyone with a desire for healthy loving relationships. For more info visit: www.coda.org
7:30pm – 8:30pm

Addictive Eaters Anonymous

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Network Newtown, 9-11 Constable Street
Obsessed with food? In Addictive Eaters Anonymous, members have found recovery from binge eating, anorexia, bulimia, other forms of addictive eating & compulsive exercise. For more info visit: www.addictiveeatersanonymous.org or email aeawellington@gmail.com
10:00am – 11:30pm

Tai Chi for Beginners

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Learn the basic forms of tai chi. KOHA/donation.
10:30am – 12:30pm

Justice of the Peace

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come and see a friendly local JP to get your documents certified and more.
1pm – 2pm

Free Soup Friday

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Come get to know your community over a bowl of FREE hot soup (vegetarian/vegan available). All welcome.
6pm – 7pm

Olin Yoliztli

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Olin Yoliztli is a community-based group that draws its roots in the culture of Mexico, sharing subtle values of it through its traditions, dances & music. Performance group's rehearsals and Introductory Workshops happen on Fridays at Newtown Community Centre. For more info visit: olinyoliztli.com
7:30pm – 9:30pm

Airhorn! First Friday of the Month

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
First Friday of the month only. The hottest, coolest, happiest, wildest comedy show in Newtown, bringing you an hour of near-dangerous levels of hilarity and laughter so hard it could dent a car! For more info visit: airhorn.nz
11am – 1pm

Newtown Tool Library

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9 Constable Street, next to the Newtown Library
Drop into the new Newtown Tool Library to join up, borrow or return tools. For more info visit their website www.newtown-tool-library.com or contact them here: newtown.tool.library@gmail.com
1pm – 3pm

Know Your Stuff NZ - monthly

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Newtown Community Centre, Cnr Colombo & Rintoul Streets
Monthly on the first Saturday. Free, legal and confidential drug checking services and harm reduction advice. Check it B4 you neck it! No cops, no names, no judgement. Just information.
1pm - 3pm

Death Cafe - monthly

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Newtown Community Centre - Harakeke
Monthly on the second Saturday only! At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Death Café is not a grief support group. This is a place to discuss death without expectations. Contact info@newtowncommunity.org.nz for more information.
6pm – 9pm

Rainbow Dragon Club - fortnightly

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Smart Newtown, 9 Constable Street
Fortnightly only. A board game and tabletop game club for the LGBTQ+ community and women. Find more information and dates at: www.facebook.com/groups/743347600064093

Newtown News

The Newtown News is our monthly zine, by Newtowners for Newtown. You can grab a physical copy from the community centre, local cafes / businesses or the library, or you can read the current edition and back copies online here!

Do you live in, visit or love Newtown? Then you could contribute to the News! We send out a monthly email requesting content (could be articles, drawings, cartoons, quizzes) from our contributors, contact us if you’d like to be added to that list.

Use the left and right arrows at the bottom left to browse through the latest edition of Newtown News below. You can make it fill your screen by clicking the expand icon in the bottom-right corner.