Events Programme

U3A OCTOBER EVENTS

October

Two hour visit to the New Zealand Schools of Dance & Drama. To be arranged in the October break. (Between 2 – 13 October).

Date and time will be given at U3A meetings and put on the U3A  Website at a later date.

11 Hutchison Rd, Newtown (the former Winter Show Buildings). To arrive by car or No 11 Bus to John Street.         (Free of charge)

Sat 7 Oct

A leisurely trip by train & bus to Stonehenge Wairarapa. Train departing from Wellington Railway Station at 9.55 am and returning 6.25 pm.

After an hour and a half in Greytown for lunch and a stroll, we have a full hour and a half at Wairarapa Stonehenge, before a final hour and a half at Carterton for a coffee and stroll again, before departing for Wellington at 5.05 pm.

Programme:    9.55 am     Train departs Wellington Station

11 am   Woodside, thence by railways bus to Greytown 11.12 am.

1 ¾ hours for lunch and a stroll. Followed by 20 mins on Tranzit bus to Stonehenge for the 1.30 pm tour.

1.30 – 3 pm     At Stonehenge.

Followed by 20 mins Tranzit to Carterton for a coffee and stroll.

3.30 – 5 pm      Carterton, departing on 5.05 pm train for Wellington, with arrival at 6.25 pm.

Cost:   Train & bus – Gold Card
Tranzit bus – $10 each
Stonehenge – $15 each
Lunch etc – own cost

 Enrolment effective at any time at events@u3awellingtoncity.org.nz  

Additional to enrolment, the Stonehenge visit requires $25 prepayment in the last week of September to U3A Acc No 03-1540-0009019-01 – with identification of self and event. This may be facilitated on-line or by a teller at your own Bank.


U3A NORFOLK ISLAND INVITES YOU TO JOIN THEM IN 2017 FOR THE FOLLOWING DEDICATED U3A EVENTS

 March                  Foundation Day – re-enactment of First Fleet Landing

June                      Bounty Day – Anniversary of arrival of Pitcairn Islanders

August                  Norfolk Island History in song, poetry and story-telling

October                 Agricultural and Horticultural show

November             Thanksgiving Day and Norfolk Island Food Festival

From $1,649 per person twin share ex Auckland.

  • Includes return seat and bag airfare
  • 7 nights’ accommodation and 7 days car hire
  • Meet and greet at Norfolk Island Airport & return airport transfers
  • Welcome meet and greet local U3A members (canapes provided, drinks own expense).
  • Two course welcome dinner at Hilli Lounge Restaurant
  • 2 x local U3A sessions with morning/afternoon tea
  • Half day orientation tour
  • Fletcher Christian’s Mutiny Cyclorama Walk
  • Convict Kingston tour of world heritage listed KAHVA area
  • Tag-a-long tour to see NI Museum Highlights, plus multiple entry to all four museums
  • Pitcairn Settlers Tour and Walk in the Wild forest
  • Discount Norfolk Island Shopping Card with free gift; Complimentary Mini Golf

For further information please email: jacqui@travelcentre.nf or Free Call NZ: 0800 008 810

Conditions apply, prices current at time of writing, subject to availability and change without notice. Contact Norfolk Island Travel Centre for full package information. Travel insurance recommended.