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May 2018

Science Starters

Tuesday 8 May, 10:30am (Preschoolers) Library Building FREE Experiment, explore and engage at hands-on science for preschoolers with Hutt Science and Hutt City Libraries! Spaces are limited so please arrive early to secure a spot.

Lego Legends

Thursday 31 May, 4pm Library Building, FREE Engineer amazing Lego creations at the library and become a Lego Legend! Ages 5+ due to safety requirements.

Preschool Storytime

Tuesday 22 May, 10:30am Library Building, FREE A FREE programme for tamariki aged 2-5 years. Join us for a half-hour of STEMM-themed stories and songs for the Hutt STEMM Festival!

Library Lab

Tuesdays, 3:30pm-5pm Library Building, FREE Jump into science at this practical, hands-on sesssion for ages 12-18. Spaces are limited.

The Hutt STEMM Festival runs throughout May 2018 with a range of events for all ages. Find out more at or pick up a Hutt STEMM Festival booklet in the Library Building.

Free Comic Book Day!

WaiPESI Play Day

Saturday 5 March, all day Library Building, FREE

Thursday 10 May, 9am-12pm Memorial Hall, FREE

Drop by the Library Building and pick-up a free copy of our very own Wainuiomata Community Hub comic (written, drawn and designed by staff!) to celebrate the International Comic Book Day!

Do you have children under 5?

While you're there why not check out our collection of Graphic Novels and comics available to borrow for FREE from the library.

Wainuiomata Pasifika Education Success Initiative invite you to come and check out the range of services, programmes and support available to you and your child in Wainuiomata!


Samoan Language Week / Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa (27 May – 2 June) Tuesday 29 May, 10:30am (preschoolers) Thursday 31 May, 10:30am (babies)

Matua are welcome to bring their pepe and tamaiti to the library for Samoan stories, songs and rhymes in the Library Building to celebrate Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa! Join us in the Library Building as we read a story together with others around Aotearoa and Australia!

Regular Events & Services for Rangatahi

TiHei Rangatahi Teina Tuesdays

Active Hour

TiHei Rangatahi Teina Wednesdays

Library Lab

Tuesdays, 3:30pm-5pm Centre Building, FREE Tuesday sessions of TiHei Rangatahi Teina focus on art, the Maori Land Film Fest and band. For all rangatahi aged 11-14 years old. Wednesdays, 3:30pm-5pm Centre Building, FREE Wednesday sessions of TiHei Rangatahi Teina focus on the outdoors, art, film and sport. For all rangatahi aged 11-14 years old.

TiHei Rangatahi Teina Thursdays

Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm-5pm Memorial Hall FREE Come along to learn and play a different game every week using the Action Replay sports kits! For youth (ages 10-18). Tuesdays, 3:30pm-5pm Library Building, FREE Jump into science at this practical, hands-on sesssion for ages 12-18. Spaces are limited.

Lego Legends

Thursdays, 3:30pm-5pm Centre Building, FREE Thursday sessions of TiHei Rangatahi Teina focus on chess, boxing, dancefit and film. For all rangatahi aged 11-14 years old.

Thursday 31 May, 4pm-5pm Library Building, FREE Make amazing Lego creations at the library! Ages 5+ only due to safety requirements.

TiHei Rangatahi Teina Tuakana

Fridays, 3:30pm-5pm Library Building, FREE

Thursdays, 6pm-8pm Centre Building, FREE TiHei Rangatahi Tuakana is a special evening session for rangatahi aged 13-16 years old.

Friday Hang Out

Stepping UP Computer Classes

FREE computers classes are available for Hutt City residents with basic, or no computer skills. Grab great new eMagazines available for free at!

Term 2 classes start Monday 30 April. Registrations are essential. Register online at, phone 04 564 3708, or ask staff in the Library Building.

Wednesday 2 May, 1pm-3pm

We can help you find the answers real time, real person, real help with your schoolwork Visit between 1pm-6pm weekdays

Computer Basics Basic computer skills like logging on, using the mouse and keyboard and computer security.

Wednesday 9 May, 1pm-3pm

Google & the Internet Using the Google search engineand how to copy text and pictures.

Wednesday 16 May, 1pm-3pm Email 1 - Gmail Set-Up Setting up a free Gmail account.

Wednesday 23 May, 1pm-3pm

Email 2 - Using Gmail Using Gmail to send emails and attach files.

Wednesday 30 May, 1pm-3pm

My Account (WINZ) Create an online Work and Income account to check your payment details, appointments.

Wednesday 6 June, 1pm-3pm

Computer Basics Basic computer skills like logging on, using the mouse and keyboard and computer security.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Anxiety Coffee Group

Chat n Chill

Literacy and Numeracy

Mondays, 9am-12pm Centre Building FREE Staff from the Lower Hutt Citizens Advice Bureau are available to answer your questions.

Thursdays, 10:30am-11:30am Library Building, FREE A support group for people journeying with anxiety and depression. Refreshments are provided. Thursdays, 9am-3pm Centre Building

Mondays, 1pm-3pm Library Building A friendly group where you can meet and mingle with others!

Family Planning Clinic

Tuesday 8 May, 10am-1pm Centre Building, FREE

Whanau in Arms

Tuesdays, 9am-12pm Centre Building, FREE

Budgeting Service

Thursdays, 1pm-5pm Centre Building, FREE



Regular Events & Services for Adults


Addiction Counselling Tuesdays, 10am-4pm Centre Building, FREE

Thursdays, 2pm-4pm Library Building, FREE

Justice of the Peace

Thursdays, 2pm-3pm Library Building, FREE Need a JP? No need to book, pop-in anytime during the hour.

Guitar Group

Thursdays, 7pm-8:30pm Centre Building

Budgeting Service Tuesdays, 10am-1pm Centre Building FREE

Book Group

Weight Watchers

Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm Centre Building

Thursday 10 May, 10:30am-11:30am Library Building, FREE Friendly book discussion group that meet once a month. Everyone welcome!

Literacy and Numeracy

Drop-in Coffee Group

Community Law

Wednesday, 11am-12noon Centre Building, FREE Hour-long legal advice clinics provided by the Wellington and Hutt Valley Community Law Centre.


Wednesdays, 9am-3pm Centre Building

Friday 4 May, 11am-1pm Centre Building, FREE

Free Family Lawyer

Wednesdays, 12noon-1pm Centre Building, FREE


Wednesdays, 6:45pm-8:45pm Centre Building

Friday 4 May, 10:30am-11:30am Library Building, FREE A monthly coffee group for seniors. Staff can provide free transport where needed. Please contact the Library Staff for more details.

Cord Group



Craft Group

Paper Craft for Adults

Sunday 20 May, 2pm-3pm Library Building, FREE A welcoming group who create beautiful artwork out of paper!

Regular Events & Services for Tamariki

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, 10.30am-11am Library Building, FREE


Tuesday 8 May, 4pm-5pm Library Building, FREE

Join us for a weekly half-hour of stories and songs just for ages 2-5!

A fun monthly session for 9-12 year olds.

Pasifika Playgroup

Baby Bounce & Rhyme

Everyone is welcome to join our fun weekly session of songs, rhymes and playtime, all conducted in different Pasifika languages and cultures.

A half-hour of songs, rhymes, and fingerplays for children aged 0-2 years and their parent/caregiver.

Wednesdays, 10.30am-12.30pm Library Building, FREE

This isn’t just a book group! We explore, investigate, and create a massive range of things!

Thursdays, 10:30am-11am Library Building, FREE

Saturday 19 May, 3pm (Library Building) Join music teacher Judith Exley and her flute choir for a musical performance during NZ Music Month! Thursday 24 May, 4pm (Library Building) Come along and see the TiHei Rangatahi youth group perform! Did you know that all our CDs are FREE to borrow?

Emergency Water Tanks

Tanks can now be purchased from Wainuiomata Community Hub! In an emergency you’ll need at least 3 litres of water per person per day - make sure you and your whÄ nau are prepared! The tanks cost $105, hold 200 litres, and are easy to install.

Contact Us WainuiomataCommunityHub Library Building

Centre Building

04 564 5822

04 564 5262

Monday-Friday: 10am-5:30pm Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 1pm-5pm

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm Saturday: Closed Sunday: Closed

Memorial Hall Do you need to hire a room? We have meeting rooms available for hire! See staff in the Library Building for more details.

04 570 6666

Wainuiomata Community Hub - What's On: May 2018  
Wainuiomata Community Hub - What's On: May 2018