Events & Workshops

Seniors Online Banking Workshop 

Find out about the basics of online banking and feel more confident using this method of payment. Even more important with the phasing out of cheques!

Includes information on:

  • Keeping yourself safe.
  • Costs and benefits compared to over the counter.
  • Troubleshooting – what to do if something goes wrong.
  • Paywave and more.

This workshop is presented by ASB Bank with the support of Age Concern Wellington, Wesley Community Action, SeniorNet and Hutt City Council.

3 February, 2020, 10am – 12:30pm at the Walter Nash Centre in Lower Hutt

To avoid missing out, please register as soon as possible by calling Ross at 04 570 6733 or email ross.barber@huttcity.govt.nz

Come and try Poi for your health 

Photo credit: Spin Poi

Presentation and hands-on workshop for the general public. All ages and abilities welcome. Poi can improve your physical and mental wellbeing. In this one-hour session lead by poi/health exponent Dr. Kate Riegle van West, you will:

  • Attempt poi moves which will challenge your body and mind with a hands-on poi experience
  • Learn about Poi for balance and health benefits, and the different styles of Poi practiced worldwide
  • Have some fun while giving Poi a go

17 February, 2020, 2 – 3pm
St. John’s Centre, 129 Dixon Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Followed by afternoon tea
Cost: Gold coin donation 

Spaces are limited. Email Chrisanne.Tarry@ageconcern.org.nz to reserve your place

Living Life Without a Car workshops 

We provide information about keeping mobile when we are no longer driving. Our Life Without a Car course highlights a range of possibilities to remain mobile, offers alternative ways of getting about in the community, suggests many options to keep involved and enjoying activities and much more…

11 February in Lower Hutt
18 February in Wellington
25 February in Upper Hutt
11 March in Tawa
Please contact us if you would like to find out more or reserve a space.

Staying Safe workshops for senior drivers

Staying Safe is a classroom-based refresher workshop for senior road users. The workshop aims to maintain and improve safe driving practices and increase the knowledge of other transport options available to help senior road users remain safely mobile.

You can more information for senior drivers including a self-assessment quiz on the NZTA website.

Please call us for information about our latest workshops.

Free workshop, including a light lunch. A donation towards lunch is appreciated.

Please contact us if you would like to find out more or reserve a space.

Contact us for enquiries or bookings

Contact Ann Dalziel, 04 499 6646, or email communitysup@acwellington.org.nz