Club Events

All club events are advertised in the club's newsletter, but are subject to change. Please refer to the newsletter for full details and wet weather alternatives, or phone our Social Coordinator to confirm the event.

Playgroups/Club Morning Teas

The club holds a weekly Tuesday playgroup at the Pukerua Bay Tennis Club, Rawhiti Road, from 9.30-11.30 am (term time). It's a great venue with indoor and outdoor activities so come along and share a morning with fellow KMMBC members. Remember a key role of the playgroup is to provide support to you the parents and caregivers. Morning tea for both adults and children is provided (please bring a water bottle). The cost is FREE to club members, non-members $2.00 per family.

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Monthly Committee Meetings/AGM

All Committee Meetings are usually held at 7.30 pm on the 2nd Monday in the month, at a committee member's home. Addresses can be found in the club newsletter or contact our Secretary for more information.

Clothing Grabs

The club holds four clothing grabs per year. All club members can come along and "grab" as much clothing as you wish. You do not have to supply clothing, but surplus items or clothes your children have grown out of, can be swapped for the next size up. We have sizes ranging from prem to 8 years plus pregnancy clothes, hats, shoes, socks sheets etc. See the latest newsletter for location details and dates.

Toddler in Tow

To get ideas for weekly activities and events in and around Porirua, check out the Toddler in Tow website.

Kids Connect

Visit the Kapiti Kids Connect website for lots of information about things to do in the Kapiti area.

City Wrigglers

If you're heading into Wellington, have a look at the City Wrigglers website for plenty of ideas in the Tawa and Wellington region.

Breastfeeding Info Nights

These information evenings will be held by Lorraine Taylor in conjunction with members from the Wellington Club. Dates will be organised on a needs basis. If you are interested in receiving information about Breastfeeding and/or would like to attend these meetings, contact Lorraine on Ph (04) 233 6513.

Educational Courses

The Post and Ante-Natal Distress Support Group (Wellington) Inc runs regular 8-week support/education courses in Johnsonville to help you cope with looking after newborns, and provide self-confidence. Creche provided.

All most welcome, no matter where you live. $60 or what you can afford.

Phone (04) 471 8164 for more details.

Out and About

Preschool Storytime: Story time sessions ideal for children 2 years onwards is half an hour of stories, songs, rhymes followed by simple craft activities. Porirua Library: Wednesday and Friday at 10.15 am. Whitby Library: Friday at 10.30am. Tawa Library: Monday at 10.30am. Cost FREE!

Plimmerton Playgroup. Held at Plimmerton Pavilion, Sunset Parade, Plimmerton. Friday 9.30-11.30 am. Cost $2 per child.

Kindy Gym, Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana Street. Kindy Gym suits any pre-schooler. The class generally consists of 30 minutes of structured activity including dance, movement and games followed by 30 minutes of free time on the gymnastic equipment specifically set up for this age group. Check the Preschool Programmes page for full details of the various programmes available and the timetable.

Whitby Toy Library: Open Wednesday 9.15-11.30 am and Saturday mornings 9 am - noon. Located in the Toy Library building next to the Whitby Scout Den, Discovery Drive. Various membership arrangements available. Website:

Tawa Swimming Pool, Davies Street, Tawa: There is a paddling pool there so you can safely take both of your children for a dip in the water, without having to get changed into togs yourself. Friday Toddlers morning with Toys, bubbles and face painting from 10 - 12pm. Cost for pool entry is Under 5 year old $1.20, and $1 for parent spectator.

Baby Rock and Rhyme at Tawa Library. A free, fun programme for babies under two years and their parents/caregivers. Fridays during term time from 9.30 am - 10 am. Cost FREE!

Buggy Fitness, City Fitness Gym, 1 Walton Leigh Avenue, Porirua. Specifically designed low impact aerobics for mums. You can take your children with you in their buggy which is included in the fitness programme. Tuesday at 10:15am. Cost $4 for members or non-members.

St Christopher's Anglican Church (Pop in and Play Group), Main Road, Tawa. For fabulous food and a great place to meet up with friends, come to the Generations Cafe on Friday mornings during term time. Play area for pre-school children. A warm welcome guaranteed! Fridays 9.30 - 11.30am.

Titahi Bay Plunket Playgroup: Gospel Chapel, 25 Mana Avenue, Titahi Bay, Wednesday, 9.30-11.30 am. Cost $1.00 per child.

Whitby Lakeside Playground. A fully fenced playground to keep your kids safe while burning off their excess energy. Take a picnic and park at the gate.

Paremata Plunket Playgroup: Anchor Church, 1 Joseph Banks Drive, Whitby. Monday 9.15-11.15am. $5.00 per family, concession cards are available at a discounted price.. It's a great time to get out while your children have a play. You can get involved and play with your child, or simply just enjoy your child playing with all the equipment. There is so much for them to do. There's a mothers and babies area where mums with babies can sit on a large mat area and interact with their babies amongst a host of toys especially for babies. There are other areas set up for puzzles, reading, art activities, playdough, large play equipment such as a slide and climbing toy, balls, social play area with a workbench and a kitchenette. There are trucks to play with, puzzles to put together, dolls to mother and push around in prams. The children have a ball!!!

Mums can chat to other mums, or simply sit and watch the children play. You can get actively involved and kick a ball around with the children, or just relax. It is all safe and fenced in so no-one can escape. The hall is full of adults who will help others. And the greatest thing of all is the small cost. The playing stops at 11 am when there is a half hour for singing and music making. There are no obligations, you don't have to book or come a certain number of times. You can arrive and leave as you please. It really is a great opportunity to get out. Go on, give it a try, it really is a great way to get out and meet others too!

Mana Parent Centre Movement and Music: Introduce your child to action songs and musical instruments. Pember House, Ground Floor, Hagley Street, Porirua (opposite Police Station). Tuesday 9.30 - 10 am Music class for moving children. 10 am-10.30 am Morning tea supplied. 10.30-11 am Music class for non-moving children. Cost $5 for non-members per family.

Mainly Music. Half an hour of singing and then a supplied morning tea for adults and children. North Porirua Baptist Church, Discovery Drive, Whitby: Tuesday and Thursday 9.30 (1st session), 11 am (2nd session), with morning tea at 10 am. Anchor Church, 1 Joseph Banks Drive, Whitby: Wednesday 9.30-10.30 am. Cost $4.00 per family.

Extreme Dance Performance Centre: Classes available in Johnsonville, Porirua and Whitby. Special Discount for Families with Multiples - if you have twins in the same class, the 2nd child is half price, plus an early payment option for a further ten percent off. Phone (04) 237 5662 or email for an information pack.