Events & Workshops

Seniors’ Week is coming! Age Concern has a range of activities planned and we will update this page when the events are confirmed.

Confirmed events:
Tuesday 27 Sept:                                                                                                                                                  11am Steady As You Go – Khandallah – St Barnabas Church
1pm Vogelmorn Community Hub followed by Steady As You Go at 2pm
10am-2pm Staying Safe Driving Course – Linden Community Centre. More information and registration 

Wednesday 28 Sept:
Special Seminar Day (see below) – Johnsonville
1pm Steady As You Go Upper Hutt – Expressions Gallery

Thursday 29 Sept: 
Tea and Tech workshop with ANZ bank – Manners Street. Click here for more info and to register  

Staying Safe Driving Course – Hataitai Centre. Sorry, this event is cancelled

Monday 3rd October:
10am Curious Conversations – Jane Wrightson Retirement Commissioner
Register here to receive the link

SPECIAL SEMINAR DAY

We are hosting a special seminar day event in Johnsonville. This event is free and all are welcome to attend.

Venue: Johnsonville Uniting Church, 18 Doctor Taylor Terrace, Johnsonville. Onsite parking available. Transport to and from venue also available.

There will be five seminars, starting at 10am and finishing at 2pm. A light lunch is provided.

10.00am:

Better Banking – how to avoid frauds and scams, especially when doing your online banking. Delivered by ASB Bank

or

Brain Health and Dementia 101 – This seminar identifies what we can do physically, socially, nutritionally, cognitively, and in our community to improve our brain health. Delivered by Dementia Wellington. (Seminar repeated at 11:15am)

11.15am:

Enduring Powers of Attorney – What is an enduring power of attorney and why do I need one? Delivered by Porirua and Kapiti Community Law. 

or

Brain Health and Dementia 101 – This seminar identifies what we can do physically, socially, nutritionally, cognitively, and in our community to improve our brain health. Delivered by Dementia Wellington. (Same as 10am seminar)

12.15pm: Lunch

12:45pm:

Advance Care Planning – how can we plan for our end of life care? Learn more about the Advance Care Planning process. Delivered by Te Whatu Ora/Health New Zealand and Age Concern Wellington Region.

1:45pm: Wrap Up, Age Concern Wellington CEO

2:00pm: Home time

If you would like to register to come to this special event, please fill in the form on the right.

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Staying Safe workshops for senior drivers

Staying Safe is a classroom-based refresher workshop for senior road users. For more information, and for a list of upcoming courses, click here.

Monthly Pop-Up Hubs around Wellington

Join us for a cup of tea and a light lunch at our monthly pop-up hubs!

Our pop-up hubs are free monthly social events for over 65s around the Wellington Region.

For the next pop-up hubs dates in Seatoun, Tawa and Voglemorn, please call Kirsten on 04 499 6645.

There’s no need to register, just turn up and enjoy!

Tea & Tech

Baffled by technology?

Want to learn how to do Internet banking? Need to connect with the Grand-kids on WhatsApp?

When: Thursday September 29, 2022 (Seniors’ Week)

Where: Te Pokapū Hapori, the Y, 105 Manners Street

Come to our free Tea & Tech workshop, held in partnership with ANZ Bank. Bring your digital device and get help from some friendly people.

Come to Tea & Tech if you need help with:

  • Getting connected with friends and family online (WhatsApp, Facebook, etc.)
  • Doing online banking (any bank, not just ANZ)
  • How to watch TV on the Internet
  • Doing your grocery shopping online
  • Using email and visiting websites

Register now using the form below.

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City Gallery Tours

In collaboration with Wellington City Gallery and Nikau Café, Age Concern Wellington Region is happy to offer guided tours of the exhibitions, followed by afternoon tea in the café.

The gallery is accessible and has lifts, and a wheelchair may be available upon request. The sessions are limited to 12 participants per time – please call Kirsten on 04 499 6645 or email for the next tour dates and to reserve your space.