Parkinson's Wellington

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Parkinson's Wellington provides support, education and information for people with Parkinson's and Parkinsonian conditions, their families, carers and health professionals.


Hutt Valley

Hutt Valley Support Group

The fourth Monday of the month February - September
10.30am at Knox Presbyterian Church, 574 High Street, Lower Hutt

Hutt Valley Carers Support Group

All carers/caregivers are very welcome
Wednesdays, once a month
10 - 11 am at Garden Lounge, Shona McFarlane Retirement Village, 66 Mabey Road, Avalon
Meeting dates for 2018:  14 February, 14 March, 11 April, 16 May, 13 June, 11 July, 15 August, 12 September,
17 October, 14 November and 12 December
No charge

Hutt Valley Exercise Group

Every Friday throughout the year with a break only for the December/January holiday period
11 - 12 noon at the YMCA, Somme Road, Trentham
Contact Andrea for further details.  
Cost $3

Nordic Walking Group

This group has been placed on hold until there are sufficient numbers to attend.
If you are interested in this group, please contact Andrea on 566 0401.


Wellington Central

Wellington Support Group

The fourth Monday of the month February - October
10.30 am at Malvina Major Retirement Village, 134 Burma Road, Johnsonville

Wellington Carers Support Group

The second Thursday of the month February - November
11 am at One Fat Bird, Marsden Village, Karori

Wellington Exercise Group

Every Wednesday during school terms
1.30 - 2.30 pm at Upstairs room, Karori Community Centre, 7 Beauchamp Street, Karori
Cost $50.00 per 10 week term or $5 per session

Wellington Speech Group

The third Monday of the month February - November
1 - 2 pm at Karori Community Centre, 7 Beauchamp Street, Karori

Counterpunch for Parkinson's

2 pm at Wellington Boxing Gym, Level 1, 35 Bay Road, Kilbirnie
Contact Kathy McConville on 021 256 1005 if you are interested in attending

SoundsWell Choir

Every Friday
10.30 - 12 noon at St John's Church hall, 18 Basset Road, Johnsonville
Cost  $10  Caregivers are welcome to join in at no charge.  Plenty of free parking.


Northern Wellington

Northern Support Group

Once a month on a Monday
1 pm at the Plimmerton Croquet Club, 1 Plimmerton Drive, Plimmerton
Please contact Diane if interested in attending for the first time p. 385 8040

Northern and Johnsonville Carers Support Group

Please contact Diane if you are interested in attending this group  p. 385 8040


Contact Details


Community Educator Service


Diane Stephens
Phone  (04) 385 8040
Email  educator.wgtn@parkinsons.org.nz  

Diane provides services to members in Wellington City and north as far as Plimmerton


Hutt Valley

Andrea Savage
Phone  (04) 566 0401
Email  worker.wgtnhutt@parkinsons.org.nz

Andrea provides services to members in the Hutt Valley, Wainuiomata and Eastern Bays



Joy Woollett



Donations are greatly appreciated and help to ensure that our Community Educator service is available in Wellington.  We are a not-for-proft organisation.  If you would like to make a donation to support people with Parkinson's in the Wellington Region, please visit our 'Fundraising' page. We would appreciate your support.  All donations of $5 or more are eligible for a receipt as we are a registered charity (CC55231).

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