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Kapiti Coast Information Centre Paraparaumu Visitor Information Centre
239 State Highway 1 Coastlands Parade
Otaki Paraparaumu
Phone: 06 364 7620 Phone: 04 298 8195


Aviation Museum
Tower Centre, Paraparaumu Airport, Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu
Contact: Jean MacDonald, 04 299 4660

Music in and out of the aeroplane
A display of the sounds of the aeroplane – music to enthusiasts of all ages.
June, weekends and public holidays from 2-4pm or by arrangement for groups

Eric Clarke’s Home Theatre
Contact: 04 298 8934 for booking and address
Admission: $5 donation to the Wellington Free Ambulance

Music and the movies
Be a guest of Eric Clarke at his home theatre for the following films:

Saturday 10 June
– WC Fields comedy followed by Torvill and Dean, ice-skating at Wembley Stadium.

Saturday 24 June – Nature’s Symphony: stunning images to Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Mozart, etc plus hits from the musicals of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Hyde Park Museum
State Highway 1, Te Horo
Contact: 04 298 4515 or 06 364 3016

Old-time musicmaking
An orchestra of Kiwiana including music and musical instruments you will want to remember – from pipes to pianolas, gramophones and a whole lot more.
June, open daily except Monday, 9am-5pm

Kapiti Coast Museum
9 Elizabeth Street, Waikanae (just over the railway lines)
Contact: Alan Woodward, 04 904 2120 or

Wired and Wireless
Music made by phones and received over radios. Home of the Radio Ham Shop.
June:  Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays, 2-4pm

Kapiti Library
Civic Centre, Rimu Road, Paraparaumu
Contact: Jean MacDonald, 04 299 4660

A show of bands
Displays about the history of the Kapiti Brass Band, the Paraparaumu and Districts Highland Pipe Band and the Royal New Zealand Air Force Band.
Throughout June, Library opening hours

Mahara Gallery
20 Mahara Place, Waikanae
Contact: 04 902 6242 or

Music to your ears
James Jin (violin) and Rafaella Garlick Grice (piano) play Mozart, Beethoven and Faure.
Friday 9 June, 11.00am

Meadows New Life Church
1 Realm Drive, Paraparaumu
Contact: call 0508 266 237 for bookings

Day-time concert series.
Tuesday 27 June, from 11am

Paekakariki Railway Precinct
Railway Station Museum, Paekakariki
Contact: Gill Prattley, 04 905 7207

Chug chug, toot toot . . .
The music of the steam engine.
June, Saturdays and Sundays noon-3pm or by appointment

Parkwood Retirement Village
Parklands Hall, Sylvan Avenue, Waikanae
Contact: 04 293 5142

The enchanting flute
A talk by Peter Baillie, New Zealand international tenor.
Sunday 11 June, 2-4pm

St Paul’s Anglican Church
St Paul’s Church Hall, corner Langdale Avenue and Kapiti Road (opposite the airport tower)
Contact: 04 904 7300

Heavenly music
Peter Godfrey’s final concert with the Kapiti Chamber Choir, featuring the Mozart ‘Mass in C Minor’.
Sunday 2 July, 2.30pm

Southward Museum Trust, Inc
Southward Theatre, Otaihanga Road, Paraparaumu
The Southward Museum is the home of the Wurlitzer organ.
The museum is open daily during June from 9am-4.30pm
Contact: 04 297 1221 or

The 2006 Music Road Show
Presented by Paraparaumu College.
Saturday 1 July, 7.30pm (ring Paraparaumu College for bookings, 04 902 5170)

Royal New Zealand Air Force Band presentation
Sunday 2 July, (for details, phone 04 299 4660 or check local newspaper)

Waikanae Memorial Hall
Pehi Kupa Street (just over the railway lines)
Contact: 04 904 5761

Two recitals
Feng Ning (violin) and Michael Houstoun (piano)
Sunday 11 June, 2.30pm

John Chen (piano)
Sunday 18 June, 2.30pm