Sports & recreation

Kris Ericksen
Members of the Wellington Hang Gliding & Paragliding Club have been flying the coastal escarpment above Paekākāriki since 1973.  When there is a gentle wind between 15 and 25 km/hr coming from between the west and north you can often see us flying above the Paekakariki Hill Road.
Paekākāriki School
90 Wellington Rd
Mon: 7pm
Maggi Kerr-Andrew
04 297 9080
Paekākāriki Social Pool club
Paekākāriki Bowling Club
Deb Ferrere
Social, fun and beginners welcomed! We are still finalising our meeting days for 2019, so get in touch or pop into the Bowler to know more.
Scout Den
Upper Campbell Park
Wellington Rd
Mon: Keas 4:30–5:30pm
Tues: Cubs 6:30 – 7:45pm
Thurs: Scouts 6.45-8.30pm
Paekākāriki Scout Group is a thriving community group catering for children and young people aged from 6-14 years.
Paekākāriki Surf Club
The Parade
Thurs: 7.30-9.30pm (May-Sept)
No previous experience is needed and families are welcome. The club is run collectively with five tables, bats, balls and nets provided. To play we ask members to pay an annual subscription to cover hall hire and maintenance: $25 for an individual and $30 for a family.
Queen Elizabeth Park
Mackays Crossing
Sat & Sun: weather dependent
Paul Buckrell
04 479 5995
021 422 633
Spectators are welcome at any time at the club when members are flying. There is a good vantage point on the slope running up behind the club house. If you have children with you, please make sure they do not wander off. Strictly no dogs. Contact Paul about becoming a member.
The Parade Nth
Queen Elizabeth Park
Elyse Robert
The Paekākāriki Surf Lifeguards patrol Paekākāriki Beach from November through March. We have a large active membership of junior surf (7-13 years) and senior members (14 years+) & offer competitive training squads for surf sports.
Cnr of Wellington & Robertson Rds
Mixed seniors: Thursday evenings 6-8pm and Sundays 3-5pm
Junior coaching: Sun 10am
Mark Stables
Mark Stables ph 027 6072248

New members are very welcome. Low cost family membership allows you to take part in club days/nights, free entry in club tournaments, free beginner level coaching for 8 – 18year olds, access to professional coaching and interclub.
Paekākāriki Sports Club
The Dugout (under Memorial Hall)
The Parade
Paul Howard
The Paekākāriki Football Club is a big part of the community and is the only sporting club representing the village. The club has two senior teams with a mixture of different skilled players and a junior football league.
Junior Roller Derby
Waikanae Memorial Hall
Amy Delahunty & Liz Kennedy
Paekākāriki Starstormers Junior Roller Derby - for all girls aged 7-18 who want to learn the skills and game of roller derby! Terms 2 & 3 at Waikanae Memorial Hall. Please contact Amy Delahunty or Liz Kennedy for details.
Paekākāriki School
90 Wellington Rd
Wed: 4.30-5.30pm (7-13 years)
Wed 5.30-6.30pm (13yrs - adults)
Raima Kingi
021 108 5888
We practice Combat Hapkido, a self-defence martial art. Come and learn the discipline, get fit and empower yourself.
Alexandra Saunders
027 932 2587
The GO Club and B.O. Club are STEM clubs for kids 5-12yrs. We offer holiday programs and birthday parties too!
St Peter’s Hall
Wed: 6.45am-8am
021 242 2334
Come and say hello! You’re welcome to sit in on a couple of meetings to see what we do
We always finish on time so you can catch your train or crack on with your day.  
Lower Campbell Park
The Parade
Michael Lloyd
022 033 1225
Junior football training and games from age 4 up.
10 Wellington Road
04 905 8024
Friendly atmosphere for you and the family to enjoy! We show the odd rugby match and run a fully stocked bar. Our club rooms are also available for hire.
Under St Peter's Hall
Thurs: 12-5pm
1st Sat of the month: 10am-2pm (market day)
Jan Nisbet
04 905 4807
027 358 5611
We recycle bikes and lend them out for a small annual fee. Our focus is sustainable transport. We have bikes of all sizes available. The library is underneath the hall, accessed by the side path on Ames St.