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Monday 10th June

Little River Wairewa Community Trust Meeting (change of format)

Monday 10th June at 7pm for business and 8pm onwards for general discussion.

At the Little River Service Centre, the back part of the Library.

Come along and see what community initiatives we are working on or learn more about specific projects.  The whole meeting is open to the public, with the second half of the meeting focusing on community initiatives we are working on and specific projects. 

Email lrwctrust@gmail.com for more information.

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Thursday 6th June

Little River Gallery – ‘Makaurangi’ by Robin Slow

Thursday 6th June until Saturday 29th June

Exhibition celebration is at 2pm Saturday 29th June – Matariki Weekend.

At Little River Art Gallery in the village



Saturday 8th June

Knitting Day Worldwide.

Saturday 8th June at 2pm-4pm

At Okuti Valley Hall, Okuti Valley.

Bring your knitting craft and some afternoon tea to share.  Tea and coffee provided.

Sponsored by the Little River Craft Station – Rose Fitzgerald.


Saturday 8th June

Little River Inn

Saturday 8th June at 7:30pm

Tess Liautaud and Adam Hattaway, two talented singer-songwriters from Otautahi, have been harmonising and performing together for years. Their voices blend with guitar, harmonica, and harmonise to create a unique sound. Free entry.



Wednesdays in June

Morning Yoga Classes in Little River

Wednesdays at 10am-11.30am for 5 weeks. (starting Wed 29th May)

At One Spirit, Western Valley Rd, Little River. 

This 5 week course with Arielle Atman, an experienced Yoga Teacher, is only $120.

Each class includes asana, meditation, relaxation and connection with breath, and will be a great way to keep your wellbeing in a good balance over these next few months of Winter.  Suitable for all levels.

To enrol and for more info phone 027 232 1610 or email arielle.atman@hotmail.com 

Enrolment is essential.


Thursday 20th June

Sharing Our Stories – Local Bird is Bird of the Century.

Thursday 20th of June at 7pm 

At Te Mata Hapuku, Birdlings Flat Hall.

Local bird watching guide and photographer Steve Attwood delves into the marvels and mysteries of the puteketeke, one of our local taonga, and why North Islanders are beating a path to Te Roto O Wairewa to see it.

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information


Saturday 29th June

Matariki Children’s Event

Saturday 29th June from 2-4 pm

At Te Mata Hapuku Community Hall, Birdling Flat. Gold coin koha

Bring your tamariki along for a hot chocolate and cookie while listening to a story from Miriama Kamo’s latest book The Kai Stars of Matariki.

Chip Butties $5 fundraiser for Children’s Events.

If you want you can ring through your order to Annette 022 6235 438

Bring a cushion to sit on.

Local Phone Book 2024 Edition. 

Little River Phone Book Fundraiser – 2024 edition.

Handy to have.

The phone books are currently for sale at The Craft Station and Junction Coffee. They are $10 each, and the funds are going towards community projects like the funding of an AED for Little River, and community groups in Coronation Library when the renovations are completed.


Wednesday 19th June

Board and Card Games

Wednesday 19th June 7-8.30pm

At Te Mata Hapuku Hall, Birdlings Flat

Games sessions in the evening. Come along and play Scrabble, Tri ominoes, Trivial Pursuit, Cluedo, Five Crowns, Five hundred or any games of your choice. Session runs for about 90 minutes or until the games are over. Contact Viv and Jan from Birdlings for any further info.

Womens Bible Study 

Every Thursday morning 

At St Andrews Church on the hill, Little River.

Studying the gospel of John through Int. Bible Study Fellowship Study info click here

Enquiries to MaryAnn Bell 027 345 4429

Pilates Classes

Tuesdays 10.30am and 7.00pm

Bethany is a trained physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic health. Classes are suitable for all levels and everyone is welcome. 

Contact Bethany on info@bethanyford.com or 021733378 for more details or to reserve a place. 

Ju Jitsu

Every Thursday from 6.30pm. 

At the Community Hall Western Valley Rd.

New members welcome, come and participate or watch from the sidelines.

Phone Mario for more details, 325 1132.

Little River Inn

Happy Hour is on Thursdays from 4.30-6.30pm.

“Saturday Sessions” where they mix up different live musicians & entertainment EVERY Saturday from 4pm to 7pm.  Check their Facebook page to see who’s playing: https://www.facebook.com/LittleRiverInnNZ/

Table Tennis

Every Tuesday at 6.30pm 

At Te Mata Hapuku, Birdlings Flat

In order to cater for all levels of ability they now have two Table Tennis sessions on a Tuesday evening.  Less experienced players start at 6.30pm. The session for better players starts at 7.30pm but come along earlier if you wish. Viv

Contact thestonestalk@gmail.com for more information.


Little River Food Bank – Need a bit of help? 

For a Food Box phone Fiona Waghorn on 329 0171 or 0221669523 and Heather Williams on 02102603292.  Absolute confidentiality assured. Donations of dry goods can be placed in the box in the foyer of the Little River Service Centre.  

Little River Trap Library

Every second Sunday of the month 10am-12pm.

Okuti Valley road before the Okuti Hall.

Free loan of traps for possums, stoats etc and free advice on where to set the traps for maximum success. 

Contact Rouke Bakker by emailing: littlerivertraplibrary@gmail.com or grbakker@gmail.com



Living Streams Nursery

Saturdays 10am-2pm.

Wednesdays 9-3pm. Volunteers Wanted.

They are always in need of 1 litre pots only, and would appreciate any you can drop in to us. They do not use larger pots so please do not leave them. They do also use milk cartons if you have any of those.