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MenzShed Kapiti

To find our Rangihiroa Sreet site located close to Waikanae Beach – view this location map link

Yes, we’re back with our sessions open Tuesday and Thursday 9am -12.30 operating in accordance with Revised Covid Level 2 rules.  Briefly these rules require:

Signing in & Scanning COVID QR code.
Wearing a mask is Mandatory
Social distancing:  1 metre seated, and 2 metres standing.
Following special onsite directions for morning tea
Following basic HYGIENE principles – wash hands frequently
Ensuring machinery & equipment is cleaned after use.

DO NOT COME if you feel ill, off colour or are uncomfortable in this environment
Members are encouraged to be vaccinated
Special rules for visitors apply
Please be patient & kind to everyone.

For regular updated pictures of our on-site activities visit our NEW Facebook page LINK HERE 

MenzShed Kapiti

  • offers men access to carpentry & engineering workshops and gardening
  • provides a social environment to have a chat and a laugh over a cuppa
  • creates opportunity to carry out personnel and community projects
  • gives members the chance to teach and learn new skills
  • lets men share and discuss health and welfare issues

MenzShed Kapiti have built projects for the community

  • pre-school play furniture, tables and seatsdh2
  • DOC Rat & Stoat traps, Penguin & Kaka nesting boxes, Weta motels and bumble bee nests
  • honesty boxes, planter boxes, raised garden beds, refurbish dolls house
  • toy cars for xmas, storage cupboards, solitaire puzzles
  • repairing and refurbishing items
  • and the list goes on ……..

MenzShed Kapiti have supported members in their own projects

  • rocking horse
  • dentist cabinetteamwork2
  • bird feeder
  • letter box
  • folding picnic table
  • saw horse
  • outdoor furniture
  • and repairing a variety of items from home……….

But most importantly Our Shed supports and promotes the welfare of our members. It offers retired men the opportunity to foster new friendships and, if they want to, have a go at something new and different in a supportive environment often benefitting the community.

For contact details refer “About Us” or use the “Contact” form

“Help MenzShed Kapiti complete their New Facilities”

While bursting at the seams, a fundraising campaign and Lotto grant has enabled us to start building more facilities. We have completed the amenities block providing us with excellent new toilet and kitchen facilities plus a large meeting room. We have now commenced building an additional large workshop area. Overall, this will enhance our MenzShed operations and allow us to continue to be a successful mens group.  

 

Further contributions can be made by

  • direct crediting to our Building Fund -MenzShed Kapiti  Kiwi Bank 38 9010 0354831 02

For more details about our building extension click here.