Community of Pukerua Bay

Basketball

Basketball is available at the Pukerua Bay School.

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Coastal Quilters

Coastal Quilters covers the area from Newlands to Waikanae, including Pukerua Bay - about 7-9 members out of 110 are presently living in Pukerua Bay.

We meet at Plimmerton Pavillion Hall on the second Saturday of the month from February to November (work days are in April and October, when the meetings run from 10.00 am - 3.30 pm. Members bring their current projects to work on.)

Doors open to members and visitors at 1.15 pm, meetings usually end around 3.30 pm to 4.00 pm.

For more information contact Marge Hurst.

Community Choir

Monday nights (starting first Monday after the summer school holidays) at the Pukerua Bay School/Community Hall.

Cubs & Scouts

The local scout hall is located at the end of Kotipu Place, next to the Greenmeadows Reserve.

if you know more, please email us.

Folk Club

The Pukerua Bay Folk Club meets on the first Thursday each month at 8.00 pm at 9 Donlin Road.

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Library

The Pukerua Bay Library is located behind pre-school on Wairaka Road. The opening hours are:

Opening Hours
Tuesday2.00 pm - 5.00 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Saturday10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Line Dancing

Wednesday nights 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm. At Pukerua Bay School Hall, $5 per night - partners not needed but are very welcome!

Lions Club

The Lions Club of Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki was chartered in 1972.

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Netball

The Pukerua Bay School participates in the Porirua region's netball groups with teams from Year 5 to Year 8. Practice is usually at school, and games against teams from other schools in the greater Porirua area are played on Saturdays at the Ngati Toa netball courts at the Ngati Toa Domain in Mana.

The organisation is entirely run by volunteers from the schools participating - from the organising committee, to the coaches, umpires and timekeepers. If you are interested in participating or helping, please get in touch at the Pukerua Bay School.

Nga Uruora - Kapiti Project Inc.

Nga Uruora is a not-for-profit voluntary organisation on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand, focusing on the coastal escarpment between Pukerua Bay and Paekakariki and other conservation projects.

Its vision is to link the conservation successes on Kapiti and Mana Islands to the mainland coast, to create a ribbon of native forest to bring back the native birds that used to sing in our trees.

Playgroup

The Pukerua Bay community has a well-attended playgroup which caters for children from birth until around 4 years of age. It provides the opportunity for parents and their children to meet in a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy crafts, singing, baking, indoor and outdoor activities, a large variety of toys as well as morning tea. There is no waiting list, everybody is welcome, just bring a piece of fruit for a shared morning tea.

The playgroup is on Monday mornings from 9.15 am - 11.45 am during school terms at the Tennis Club rooms near the corner of Rawhiti Road and Taihana Road West.

Plunket

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Returned Services Association

The Pukerua Bay Returned Services Asssociation originated in the Plimmerton Branch of the Wellington RSA, which included Pukerua Bay until the end of World War II. A separate section was formed in response to the growth of the population of Pukerua Bay up to the 1950s. The clubrooms of the local association are at 5 Wairaka Road.

Visitors are welcome - the opening hours are 4.00 pm - 7.00 pm Wed, 4.00 pm - 10.00 pm Thu - Sat.

Soccer Club

The Pukerua Bay Soccer Club takes junior players from age 6 to 14. We have a keen, supportive group of parents, and welcome any child from the local area who wants to play. Practices are at the Pukerua Bay School or at Greenmeadows Park.

More information is at www.pukeruabaysoccer.org.nz, email pkb@pukeruabaysoccer.org.nz or phone Iain on 239 9237.

St. Mark's Anglican Church

The weekly service at St. Mark's Anglican Church in Rawhiti Road is at 11.00 am. This includes the special family service every 4th Sunday of the month at 9.30 am, called "Awesome Church" (known for fun, faith and food).

That Sunday each month there is also a traditional Choral Evensong at 7.00 pm with the Parish Choir.

St. Mark's Friendship Group

The St. Mark's Friendship Group meets in St. Mark's Lounge, Rawhiti Road, opposite the school.

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Tennis Club

The Tennis Club is the oldest sporting organisation in Pukerua Bay. It uses the three sealed tennis courts located on the corner of Rawhiti Road and Taihana Road West.

The tennis courts are publicly available and can be used by anyone free of charge. The club building can be rented for community events or parties.

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Toy Library

Toy library is held at the Tennis Club rooms in Rawhiti Road every Thursday and Saturday morning (except Christmas holidays) from 9.30 am - 11.30 am.

It provides an opportunity to come for a chat and play - there are lots of toys and educational games, mainly for pre-schoolers, to choose from. Membership fees range from $10 to $35 depending on the number of children and type of membership.

All items are $3 or less for two weeks rental, which includes a great selection of toys, games, costumes and puzzles for infants to seven years. Catch up with friends for coffee and meet other parents while your children try out the toys!