Events

We have lots of interesting and fun events throughout the year. All are in the interests of keeping older people safe, connected and supported, and the majority of them are free. If you’d like to attend any of these events, or find out more, please contact Marnie on 03 544 7264 ext 5, or email: ageconnect@ageconcernnt.org.nz.

Summer Activities Series

Click on the link below for a full timetable of the Summer Activity Programme for Seniors.

2022 Summer Activities

Staying Safe Driving

This is a classroom-based workshop that offers senior drivers a refresher of the road rules. Led by a driving instructor, it covers all the basic road rules as well as offering drivers the chance to ask questions. Upcoming dates:

  • Thursday 22 January 9.30am – 12.30pm at Olive Estate Liefstyle Village, Richmond.

Please contact Jackie on 5447624 ext 4 to register or email community@ageconcernnt.org.nz

Life Without A Car

We provide information about keeping mobile when you are no longer driving. No longer driving doesn’t have to limit your activities or prevent you from enjoying life. Come along and find out how to maintain your independence and freedom on:

  • Monday 21 February 10-11.30am at Oakwoods Retirement Village, Richmond.

Please contact Jackie on 5447624 ext 4 to register or email community@ageconcernnt.org.nz

CarFit

This is a programme developed by the AA that offers senior drivers the chance to be ‘fitted’ as safely and comfortably in their car as possible. Trained volunteers and an Occupational Therapist can make adjustments to the car as well as discussing any issues around mobility and driving. Upcoming dates:

  • TBA

Please contact Marrit on 5447624 ext 4 to register or email community@ageconcernnt.org.nz

International Day of the Older Person

1 October is International Day of the Older Person. Every year we organise a significant event to celebrate this very important day, which was established by the UN.

Stayed tuned for information about this year’s event.