Welcome to Karori Lions Club.

Karori is a suburb of Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city, located at the lower end of the North Island. Karori Lions Club has served the local community since 1969

. To read how you can contribute to the Karori community, visit here...

~~~~~~~Successful PROJECT~~~~~~~~~

Thank you to all who came along to support in any way.

Did you leave these old pictures in a book you donated?

~~~~~~~~~~~~An International Project~~~~~~~~~

Recycle for sight, takes your old discarded specs and has them reconditioned for those who need them - Special Olympians, Pacific Islands etc.

The list of drop off places in Wellington:...
Karori Visique Optometrists                 262 Karori Road
Thorndon New World                           Murphy Street  -   Box on right by exit door
Johnsonville Spec Savers                    Johnsonville Mall
Lower Hutt Spec Savers                      Westfield Queensgate Plaza  - 1st floor
Lower Hutt Black Gates Meek Optometrists             Andrew Ave
Wainuiomata Visique Optometrists      Wainuiomata Mall
Petone Visique Optometrists               245 Jackson Street
City Spec Savers                                 168 Lambton Quay
City McClellan & Grimmer                   131 Featherston Street
City Visique Optometrists                    Rock Shop Plaza Manners Mall
City Wellington City New World          Wakefield Street   - box by exit door

To see what Karori Lions have achieved since 1969 visit our History site.

Visiting Lions: Please email our Programme & Social Director - Vaughan Crimmins


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Members who are unable to attend regular meetings or who wish to bring a guest should advise Vaughan  by 8pm on the Sunday before the meeting.


Latest News

Latest Events

  • Karori Super Garden Trail 2013

    Tuesday 12th November 2013
    Barry: 04 934 4152
    Clarification: the description for Garden 7 in the Super Garden Trail Brochure should be read as: "The seventh of our garden properties and another former trail-blazer re-included by popular demand. The garden and house thereon occupy the largest remaining former portion of the historical Donald Tea Gardens active in the 1870s. The garden features many established trees (including a lime tree reputedly planted by Sir George Grey), an eclectic mix of native and exotic flora, and a 70 year old home replacing the original homestead destroyed by fire many years ago. Light refreshments will be available and a band will be playing intermittently on the front lawn. On-site toilets inside the front gate"; and the description for Garden 8 should be read as: "The eighth of our garden properties and the last of the former trail-blazers re-included by popular demand. The garden and house thereon occupy a former portion of the historical Donald Tea Gardens with paths and brick walls between different levels of garden and lawn. Large trees include rhododendrons and a Copper Beech."
  • Karori Lions Clean-Up

    Thursday 12th September 2013
    Curtis Street Karori
    (opposite former Karori Garden centre)
    Samuel Parnell Road
    (off Parkvale Road)
    Ph Jennie 476-4481 or Barry 934 4152
    TV’s / Electronic waste & Green waste
    Construction materials / Paint
    *Hazardous goods & waste
    *Domestic hazardous waste can be disposed of free of charge at the southern landfill. Call 383-4961 for more information

Meeting Times

Karori Club Meeting
6:30pm, 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month
Karori Park Cafe, 400 Karori Road, Karori, Wellington


Send Email Club President:
Graeme Ching
Phone: 04 476 7510
Mobile: 027 231 0229
Send Email Club Secretary:
Beth Anders
Phone: 64 04 9727341
Send Email Club Treasurer:
Joanne Cameron
Phone: 64 4 4779693
Send Email Club Membership Chairperson:
Mary Snook
Phone: 04 9389088




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