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Services for Pacific Peoples, Outreach Nursing and helpful resources

Podiatry

Service for the treatment and prevention of high-risk foot problems, including diabetes support

Population Health

Tumai Hauora ki Porirua Alliance

Through an interagency collaboration we can improve the health of the Porirua community

Sexual Health Medicine

Information about regional Sexual Health Services

Self-Management Courses

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Maternity Services

Information about finding a midwife and antenatal classes

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Wellington, Porirua and Kapiti Fitness Programmes and Cheap and Free Classes in the Community

Also see:
Healthy Lifestyles Services

Come and join an activity near you!

You can ring or email directly the contact person for each programme. The Compass Health Contact is Arianna Rangi, Health Promotion Advisor, Mob: +64 27 620-8901  Email: Arianna.Rangi@compasshealth.org.nz

Note: Although we update this page regularly some of these classes may change times throughout the year.  We recommend contacting the providers or visiting their website/facebook page for any changes and/or to confirm times.

For a PDF version of the timetable: Community Exercise timetable

Programmes and Venue

Details

Day/Time

Cost

Contact

Wellington

Aro Valley

Sit and Be Fit

Aro Valley
Community Centre, 
48 Aro Street

Chair based exercise most suitable for the elderly

Wednesday 1 - 1:45pm

$3.00 per class

Krissy
384-8499

Community Yoga  Yoga for all levels
 Wednesday 10-11am
 Gold coin donation
 

Krissy
384-8499

Tai Chi

Aro Valley
Community Centre, 
48 Aro Street

Practiced for both defence training and health benefits.  Workout using self-defence techniques and gain health benefits.

Monday 7.15am Wednesday 7.15am Friday 7.15am

Gold coin donation

Lynsey
021 267-6638

Yoga

Aro Valley
Community Centre, 
48 Aro Street

Workout for holistic wellbeing

Tuesday 6-7pm Saturday 9-10am

$5.00 per class

maggie52@gmail.com

 

Island Bay

Community Yoga

137 The Parade
Island Bay

Yoga for adults

Wednesday 9.30am

$10.00 per class

Lalita Kasanj
021 0234 0383

Kilbirnie

Community Yoga

48 Kemp Street
Kilbirnie.
Wellington Indian Association Hall

Yoga for adults

Thursday 6.45pm

$5

Ray Chimma
021 577 026

Pilates and Fitness

48 Kemp Street
Kilbirnie.
Wellington Indian Association Hall

Pilates fun and fitness for all adults and youth.

Tuesdays 6.45pm

$5

Faye Tohbyn
022 054 2369
fayetohbyn@gmail.com

Tahi Circuit/Boxing

St Pats Green Room 
581 Evans Bay Parade, 
Kilbirnie

Timed exercises to music

Suitable to all fitness levels

Monday 7.00pm
Friday 6.30pm
Saturday 7.15am
(45-50 mins)

First session FREE 

$5.00 per class        

$45/10 trip

Vanessa, Henry, Kathy
021 112 4648
vanessab@vodafone.co.nz

Tahi X Fitness

St Pats Green Room 
581 Evans Bay Parade, 
Kilbirnie

Body weight and functional exercises using kettlebells, ropes, and bars

Tuesday
Thursday
6.00am (45-50 mins)

$5.00 per class       

$45/10 trip

Vanessa, Henry, Kathy
021 112 4648
vanessab@vodafone.co.nz

ZUU Class

Poneke Rugby Football Club
Kilbirnie

Bodyweight functional exercises adding mobility.  Open to everyone

Monday
7.00pm

FREE

Tu Umaga-Marshall
027 804 7486

Newlands

Wesiliana Fitness Group

Newlands Community Centre, 
9 Batchelor Street 
Newlands

Mixed physical activity training

 

Wednesday Thursday
      6pm - 7pm

 

           

FREE

Semisi Meafoau
027 835 8881

Sit and Be Fit

Newlands Community Centre, 
9 Batchelor Street 
Newlands

Low to medium intensity.  A concentrated and refined, seated and standing work-out.  Postural awareness with a Physiotherapist (Judy)

Tuesday
11.00-11:45am

$2

Newlands Community Centre
04 477 3724

Newlands

Berhampore

HulaFix

Berhampore Community Centre

Polynesian dance with a modern twist for fun and fitness

Tuesday 5pm

           

$2.00 per session

Linda Vaaua-Sua
022 658 3640

Newtown  

Body Strengthening

Newtown Community Centre, 
Corner Colombo & Rintoul Sts. 
Newtown

Janeen from Big, Bold & Beautiful leads a Pilates-style exercise class for all ages and stages. 

Monday 9.30-10:30am

$2.00 per session

Erin
04 389 4786

Tai Chi Advanced

Newtown Community Centre, 
Corner Colombo & Rintoul Sts. 
Newtown

Improve your fitness and balance, for those with some tai chi experience

Tuesday 10-11am

$2.00 per class

Erin
04 389 4786

Baby Friendly Yoga

Newtown Community Centre, 
Corner Colombo & Rintoul Sts. 
Newtown

Open for all levels. Parents with babies welcome. Chai served afterwards!

Tuesday 10-11am

$2.00 per class

Erin
04 389 4786

Yoga

Newtown Community Centre, 
Corner Colombo & Rintoul Sts. 
Newtown

Vinyasa Flow yoga classes for all ages and stages. Chai served afterwards.

Thursday 10.00am

$2.00 per class

Erin
04 389 4786

Tai Chi Beginner

Newtown Community Centre, 
Corner Colombo & Rintoul Sts. 
Newtown

Gentle workout that helps to improve fitness and balance

Friday 10-11am

$2.00 per class

Erin
04 389 4786

Seatoun

Community Yoga

Seatoun Village Hall
22 Forres Street,
Seatoun

Gentle workout that helps to improve fitness and balance

Tuesday 9:30am

Koha

Ana
021 955 331

Miramar

Community Yoga

Miramar Community Centre
27 Chelsea Street,
Miramar

Gentle workout that helps to improve fitness and balance

Monday 6:30-7:30pm 

Tuesday 10-11am

$8

Jenny Fellow
04 970 2868

Strathmore Park

Body Strengthening

Strathmore Park Community Centre, 108 Strathmore Avenue
Wellington

Janeen from Big, Bold & Beautiful leads a Pilates-style exercise class for all ages and stages. 

Monday 11.00am - 12:00pm

FREE

Emily
04 388 2776

Hula Fix

Strathmore Community Centre

Polynesian dance with a modern twist for fun and fitness. 

Tuesday 6:30pm
(If wet weather class will be cancelled)

$2.00 per class

Linda Vaaua-Sua
022 658 3640

Te Aro

Hiko Health and Fitness BoxFit

Level 1, 
64 Cambridge Tce 
Te Aro,
Wellington

High intensity workout combining boxing skills and cardio.  Highly interactive and fun! All fitness levels welcome for ages 14 to 60+ years old

Tuesday 5.15pm

FREE

Hiko Health and Fitness
385 8562

Hiko Health and Fitness WOD

Level 1, 
64 Cambridge Tce 
Te Aro,
Wellington

A range of High Intensity interval circuits to heavy resistance training.  All levels of fitness welcome!

Monday 5.15pm

FREE

Hiko Health and Fitness
385 8562

Tu Ora Fit Coaches – delivering fitness programmes for individuals and whanau

Whānau Fit
Hiko Health and Fitness

Level 1, 
64 Cambridge Tce 
Te Aro,
Wellington

2-4 weeks Full access to a Free Whānau Fitness programme for people aged 14 years and over

 

FREE

Hiko Health and Fitness
385 8562

Tahi Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

St Pats Green Room
581 Evans Bay Parade
Kilbirnie

  • 1 Free session a week
  • Up to 6 weeks Group fitness sessions for people aged 14 years and over

 

FREE

Kathy - 021 256 1005
Vanessa - 021 112 4648

ZUU Class

ROA Karate Club,
Onepoto

Bodyweight functional exercises adding mobility.  Open to everyone.

Tuesday
5.30am

FREE

Tu Umaga-Marshall
027 804 7486

ZUU Class

ROA Karate Club,
Onepoto

Bodyweight functional exercises adding mobility.  Open to everyone.

Thursday
5.30am

FREE

Tu Umaga-Marshall
027 804 7486

ZUU Class

Mana College Gym,
Elsdon

Bodyweight functional exercises adding mobility.  Open to everyone.

Sunday
7.00am

FREE

Tu Umaga-Marshall
027 804 7486

Lite Pace Circuit

Te Rauparaha Arena,
17 Parumoana Street, 
Porirua

Low impact exercises for the elderly and anyone wanting to get active.

Tuesday
9.30am

FREE

Soul Ramese
027 286 4449

Lite Pace Circuit

Tawa Union Church,
6 Elena Place,
Tawa

Low impact exercises for the elderly and anyone wanting to get active.

Wednesday
9.30am

FREE

Soul Ramese
027 286 4449

Pacific Zumba
Cannons Creek School Hall
Pacific aerobics and push play circuit  

Tuesday & Thursday
6pm

 Gold Coin Donation
Kitiona Tauira
04 890 3620
Pacific Body Sweat
Cannons Creek School Hall
Aerobics with Polynesian music and push play circuit  

Tuesday & Thursday
6am
Saturday – 10am
(Victory Church)

 Gold Coin Donation
Kitiona Tauira
04 890 3620
Pacific Aerobics

Cannons Creek School Hall

 Pacific aerobices and push play circuit  

Monday & Wednesday 6pm

 Gold Coin Donation
Kitiona Tauira
04 890 3620

Pacific Aerobics
E.F.K.S Porirua Hall
2 Louisa Grove
Waitangirua

 

Pacific Aerobics and Push Play Circuit

Monday 6.30pm
Tuesday 6.30pm
Thursday 6.30pm

FREE

ATAMU Office
04 235 8683

Porirua

Tai Chi & Lite Pace Circuit 

Maraeroa Marae, 
216 Warspite Ave,
Waitangirua,
Porirua

Tai Chi and aerobic programme for all adult and youth ages

Tuesday 11.00am

FREE

Nooroa Kippenberger
027 344 6359
nooroa@hotmail.com

Push Play Circuit

Porirua Central
15 John Seddon Rd
Waitangirua
Porirua

 

Exercise Programme for all adult and youth ages of all fitness levels

Tuesday  6.00pm Thursday 6.00pm

$2.00 per session

Thomas Katu
022 173 88664

Aqua Aerobics

Cannons Creek Pools,
170 Bedford Street, 
Cannons Creek,
Porirua

Aqua aerobic programme for all adults and youth in a warm 1 meter deep pool.

Tuesday: 8am Thursday: 8am

FREE

Emmanuel Turua
04 237 3840

Pacific Aerobics

Kaha Toa Gym
Cannons Creek School, 
Porirua

Pacific Aerobics for all adult and youth

Monday: 6pm Wednesday: 6pm Friday: 6pm

Gold Coin Donation

Nooroa Kippenberger
027 344 6359
nooroa@hotmail.com

Tai Chi

Kaha Toa Gym
Takapuwahia

Low impact exercises for Elderly and anyone wanting to get active. 

Friday 10.30am

 

Nooroa Kippenberger
027 344 6359
nooroa@hotmail.com

Lite Pace Exercise Circuit

Kaha Toa Gym
Takapuwahia

Low to medium intensity. Weights and exercise machines for all ages and stages wanting to get active. 

Friday 

9:30-10.30am

FREE

Nooroa Kippenberger
027 344 6359
nooroa@hotmail.com

Hula Active

Rangikura School Hall,
95 Conclusion St,
Ascot Park

Polynesian & Contemporary dance for all

Mondays
6-7pm

$2.00 per session

Eddie Uluilelata
04 235 9143 or 027 255 2118

Theraputic Tango

Extreme Dance Studio
5 Paramata Crescent

Low to medium intensity.  Dances to accommodate all levels.  Bring a Friend. 

Monday 10.30-11:30am

Koha

Cheryl Cameron
027 244 8560

Ian Jenkins 
029 774 4728

DaNZability

Porirua Club
Lodge PLace

Low intensity.  Seated, standing and accross the floor choreography

Tuesday 10.30-11:30am

Koha

Rachel Horwell
022 077 2354

Kapiti

Zumba Gold

Paraparaumu Memorial Hall

Get active with great people at the dance party workout where you move at your own pace.

Monday 11.00am
Wednesday 10.30am

$5.00 per session

Zelda Edwards
021 959 251

Zumba Kids – Z Squad

Paraparaumu Memorial Hall

Zumba dance classes for healthy kids

Monday 4pm

$5.00 per session

Zelda Edwards
021 959 251

Baby Sensory

Kapiti Community Centre

For parents and babies designed to aid babies development from birth up to 15 months.

Contact for class information

TBA

Amy
021 515 996

Pop-in Centre

Kapiti Community Centre

Invites Older Folk and new settlers to the Kapiti Coast to enjoy good company and friendship – new friends and come and go as you please

Friday 1pm – 3pm

Free

Kae
04 902 3240

Wellington, Porirua, and Kapiti – Compass funded in partnership with local City Councils

Kick Start Swim Programme

Criteria:
1.   Has one or more Long Term Conditions
2.   Referred by doctor, nurse, or other health provider
3.   Māori, Pacific, or High Need (Community Services Card)

10 or 12 swim pass for aqua jogging or lane swimming at the pool closest to you.

You must be a Compass enrolled patient and meet two of the criteria.

 

FREE

Fax Doctor/Nurse referral to Compass Health - 04 237 4593
Further queries ring - 04 239 6004