Brooklyn Community Groups

Friends of Owhiro Stream (FOOS)

Contact Martin phone: 389 8995 email:

or Janet  phone: 385 2077 email:


Brooklyn Residents Association INC.

Meets monthly on a Wednesday evening from 7:30pm at St Matthew’s Church, 96 Washington Avenue. Next meeting on 22 November.

Perry Aspros – President phone 027 450 3255.  Carl Savage – Secretary.


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Brooklyn Lions Club

Help build your community and make friends along the way.

Contact Vicki on 022 033 0031


Predator Free Brooklyn

Dedicated to ridding our suburb of rats through back yard trapping. We’re looking for volunteers to host traps on their properties. If you’d like to get involved please email us at:


Brooklyn Table Tennis Group

Play in the Brooklyn Community Centre hall twice weekly, i.e. on Tuesday mornings from 9am to 12pm and then on Wednesday nights from 8pm to 10pm. New members of all ages and abilities welcome. Tables, bats and balls provided.

Contact Philip Leong. Phone: 934 7445 Email: or just turn up.


Brooklyn Resource Centre

36 Jefferson Street

Contact is Jenny Swan, the Coordinator

Phone: 384 4299 Email:


Brooklyn Toy Library

Based in the rear prefab at Capital Montessori School in Kingston on Camrose Grove. Email: or visit us on Facebook at


Upstream – Friends of Central Park

Meets on the last Sunday of the month from 10am – 12noon at the picnic table next to the big bridge. Come along for great conversations, meet new people, fab morning tea and contribute to the care of Central Park.

Contact Debbie. Email:


Brooklyn Garden Club

Meets at 7:30pm on the 1st Wednesday of the month in the Brooklyn Community Centre’s RSA room from March to October.

Next meeting Wednesday 7 March 2018.

New members and visitors welcome.

Contact Barbara Fowler

Phone: 389 4307 Email:


The Brooklyn Food Group




Cats Protection League Wellington

The cats at the shelter are waiting to be adopted every Saturday and Sunday from 12 – 4pm. We’re based in Kingston at 29 Vancouver Street just off Montreal Grove. Phone us on 389 9668 or visit us online at


Turbine Talkers Toastmasters Club

Meets fortnightly on Tuesdays from 7pm – 9pm in St Matthew’s Church lounge at 96 Washington Avenue.

PO Box 23233

Wellington 6140

Contact Caroline on 027 229 3623 or Christian on 021 651 892


Brooklyn Walkers Group

Meets on Monday mornings (except public holidays) at approximately 9:30am, depending on the walk planned, outside the Brooklyn Library by the bus stop.

Walking programmes available from the Brooklyn Community Centre office or see the Community Group listings in the Brooklyn Tattler.

For more info contact Susannah, phone 384 7412 or Clare, phone: 384 9054.


Wellington Swords Club

Wellington Swords Club Building

Tanera Park

2 Tanera Cresent


Contact Vicci Lamb (Head Coach) 970 7496 (evenings only) or email:


St Matthew’s Co-operating Parish

96 Washington Avenue


Phone 389 3470



St Bernard’s Parish

37 Taft Street


Phone 389 3492



Reformed Church of Wellington

34 Harrison Street


PO Box 27091

Marion Square

Wellington 6141

Phone 384 2486


Brooklyn Brownies

C/o The Brooklyn Community Centre

Contact Margaret Jones

Phone 389 3028 email:


Brooklyn Pippins

Meet at the Reformed Church

34 Harrison Street

Contact Nicola Burdon phone 971 1265


Brooklyn Guides

Meet at the Reformed Church

34 Harrison Street

Contact Kathryn Marsh phone 802 5049


Brooklyn Scouts, Cubs and Keas

Brooklyn Scout Hall

24 Harrison Street

Contact Gillian Boyes

Phone: 972 9904 email:


Vogelmorn Community Group

A voluntary group based at the former Vogelmorn Bowling Club rooms at 93 Mornington Road.

Workshops, rehearsals and events hosted. To find out what’s on or inquire about hire, Google or email:


Vogelmorn Tennis Club Inc

Club rooms

Cnr of Mornington Road & Vennell Street

Brooklyn 6021

Postal address

PO Box 11854

Manners Street

Wellington 6142

Club house phone 389 9757



Brooklyn Playgroup

C/o Wellington Korean Church

184 Ohiro Road



Plunket Parents Group

Email: with “Parents Group” in the subject line.



Brooklyn Northern United AFC (soccer club)

PO Box 9627

Marion Square

Wellington 6141



Brooklyn Northern United Junior Football Club

The winter season of play finished on 27 August and will resume from 1st April next year. Registrations open during February 2018.

For any inquiries email:

Visit us online at:


Brooklyn Early Childcare Centre

96A Washington Avenue


Phone: 389 5683



Brooklyn Afterschool Care Group

Brooklyn Community Centre

18 Harrison Street

Contact Adam Hendry – Child Care Programme Manager

Phone: 385 0089 Email:


Brooklyn Local History Group

Next meeting 2pm Saturday 17 February 2018 at the Brooklyn Library on Cleveland Street.

Contact Sharon for details: 027 634 4455 or 388 8088 AH

or Chris Rabey. Email:


St John Youth Division and Penguin Programme

Contact Carol for Youth on 027 432 1204 or Karen for Penguins on 389 4060