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Take 10 is a late night support zone on Courtenay Place, where people can stop by, charge their phone, get water, transportation and medical advice, or take a break and hang out. Take 10 is currently on the lookout for volunteers, for more info email Hello@vsctrust.org.nz.
Evolve Youth are offering free Learner License Workshops for young people aged 15-25. They will pay half the cost of the test fee and support you to get the necessary documents for the application. Every Tuesday (School term only), 3.30-5.30pm at Strathmore Park Community Centre. Contact Siti on 022 059 1986 or email@example.com for more info.
School Holiday Movies for Kids are on at City Gallery Wellington, 8-17 July. All sessions are free, no bookings necessary. Doors open 11.15am, and screenings run 11.30-1pm.
The Wellington Curtain Bank is accepting orders for free curtains. They also desperately need donations of mould free curtains to upcycle into curtains for families in need. Please bag donations up and drop them off by the back door of the Sustainability Trust.
KiwiClass provides English language support to former refugees and migrants around Wellington. Classes are currently online, but normally held in locations across the city. There are classes for mums and preschoolers, senior community members, learning “Kiwi” English, English for Work, and general classes. KiwiClass also has an Employment Programme which can help you prepare your cv, and apply for jobs. Their services are free for New Zealand residents and citizens. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 04 384 3693 for more information.
Visit ZEALANDIA Ecosanctuary to see hundreds of birds, insects, and native plants, it’s free entry until 19 July. There are tracks for all ages and abilities, and plenty of parking and free shuttles to get there, plus a cafe for delicious food and drinks.
Community Law Wellington and Hutt Valley provides free community legal services. They are running Community Law Clinics at Naenae Library every Tuesday, 2pm-3pm. For more info go to wclc.org.nz.
Nau mai, haere mai ki Porirua City. Join us to celebrate the Māori New Year. Matariki Festival is running 12-19 July at Te Rauparaha Arena. There’ll be fun for the whole whānau with movies, delicious kai, a family sing-along, wearable arts competitions and more.
July is Women's Refuge Awareness Month. For just $20 you can gift a woman in your region a warm, safe place to stay. For more info, go to safenight.nz
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