Community service

An all-inclusive friendly festival.
Celebrate our wonderful diverse rainbow communities in the fabulous seaside village of Paekākāriki.
All welcome.
Cnr Tilley Rd and Te Miti St
A small community library on the corner of Tilley Road and Te Miti Street. Cared for and run by the community. Donate a book, grab a book, and help keep it tidy.
The Pātāka Kai is a Paekākāriki community pantry for sharing where all are invited to 'Give what you can, and take what you need' (for yourself or your Paekākāriki friends or neighbours).
Te Whare Rāranga ō Paekākāriki
Tilley Rd Reserve
8 am - 9 pm
Julia Truscott and Himiona Grace
027 6888 292
Wai Ata Studio is a community creative space in QE Park. We produce video, music, podcasts, record audio for ads/film/video, demos for musicians/bands and more!
Katie Julian
022 365 5901
Burma Support Paekākāriki is a solidarity group set up following the February 2021 military coup in Burma. We spread awareness of and raise funds for Burma/Myanmar's Civil Disobedience movement and conflict and/or Covid-affected communities.
For Mental Health Foundation telephone counselling dial 1737
Sylvia Bagnall
We have a group of professional counsellors, some semi-retired, who you can talk to. For advice or to get a referral call Sylvia Bagnall 021 744 485. If you’re worried about a friend, encourage them to call or get permission for one of our counsellors to call.
Therese O'Sullivan | Head Bitch
027 602 8301
Good Bitches Baking is a network of people who want to show kindness to those in their communities who are having a tough time. We do this by baking them a delicious treat. Become a baker! All baking done in the village, stays in the village.

Doris Zuur
027 405 1109
Pae Kai is a group of Paekākāriki volunteers who regularly create simple, home-cooked meals. We provide these as a once (or twice) off gesture of support to those of us in our local community going through a time of need and hardship.
Wainuiwhenua is a community-led group working with local iwi to achieve the best future uses of surplus Transmission Gully land for the Paekākāriki community and Kāpiti District.
Fire Station
31 Tilley Road
Paul Furfie (Chief)
027 537 9493
Paekākāriki has had a volunteer fire brigade for 75 years and has a great reputation. The team is part of Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ). Aotearoa’s model of a service with volunteer and career firefighters throughout the country was formed in 2017.
St Peter's Hall
Tues: 7pm every six weeks
The Paekākāriki Community Board is elected by the community every three years to provide a voice for the community with council, and work in the community interest. We also administer two grants schemes which you can apply to. Come and meet us with your concerns.
St Peter’s Village Hall
Beach Rd
The primary objective is to refurbish and maintain St Peter's Village Hall in Paekakariki and to manage it as a community centre and resource for the whole community,
Paekākāriki Informed Communities Inc is the charitable trust who govern this website and our local radio station. If you'd like to get involved with this friendly collective, do get in touch.

Sam Buchanan
0204 016 0107
We are looking for innovative, practical, win-win solutions to housing difficulties in Paekākāriki with specific challenges that we are motivated to remedy. If you're interested, do get in touch, come along to a hui or check out our website and Facebook pages.