Civil - Goodwill and Community Improvement - Senior
Community Law Marlborough
Community Law Marlborough provide free, confidential legal information, assistance and education to the Marlborough community.
Address: Level 3, 1-17 Market Street, Blenheim
Telephone: 03 577 9919
Marlborough Berth and Moorings Association
To provide a fair, reasoned and unified voice for mooring and berth holders and users of marina-based recreational boating facilities in Marlborough.
Picton Library and Council Service Centre
Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Saturday 10.00 am to 1.00 pm
Sunday 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Address: Cnr of High Street and Dublin Street, Picton
Telephone: 03 520 7493
Picton/Waikawa Civil Defence
We all know that Civil Defence is a serious business but the people who volunteer to be part of this worthwhile organisation are fun loving folk like yourselves. Picton/Waikawa Civil Defence meet monthly, usually at the Fire Station on the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm. We are a new group of volunteers who are happy to be responders when disaster strikes.
Why don’t you come to our next meeting and see if this is for you?
Email: Brian Henstock at firstname.lastname@example.org
Waikawa Ratepayers and Residents Association
The Association represents ratepayers and residents within the Waikawa area – a gateway to the incredible Marlborough Sounds. Our mandate is to represent and address the issues and concerns of all Waikawa ratepayers & residents. It has been very successful in developing, coordinating, and improving the fantastic amenities and facilities within the Waikawa area for the benefit of all future generations. This fits with our vision to ‘leave Waikawa in a better place than we found it’
Address: P.O. Box 630, Picton
Telephone: Hiram Taylor 021 573 6222
Work and Income Marlborough
There is no office in Picton, the Blenheim office is the nearest.
Address: 3 Alfred Street, Blenheim 7201
Telephone: 0800 559 009
Picton Business Group
Picton Business Group provides a forum for discussion and action on issues affecting the business community of Picton and the Sounds. Any Picton or Sounds business is more than welcome to become a member of this group.
Picton Lions Club
Lions are ordinary people from all walks of life who enjoy getting together and doing good things. They work on projects to improve our communities and protect the environment. And they enjoy friendship and fun while doing so. Whenever Lions club members get together, problems get smaller. And communities get better.
Tea Meeting (all welcome), 6.30pm at The Barn, High Street, Picton, 1st Wednesday of the month.
Committee Meeting, 6.30pm at Endeavor Pavilion, Waikawa Road, Picton, 3rd Wednesday of the month.
Address: PO Box 240, Picton 7220
Telephone: Roger Kett 03 573 7150
Picton Newcomers Network
The New Zealand Newcomers Network is a network of groups throughout New Zealand welcoming newcomers. Anyone can join. We welcome you if you are new to a region from around New Zealand or around the world. Joining the Picton Newcomers group is a great way to meet people & make friends in your new community & it’s FREE. Coffee mornings: 1st Tuesday of the month from 10.00 - 11.30 am. Our join them for “Sundowners” 5.00 -6.00 pm at Cafe Cortado, London Quay. Relax over a glass of wine or coffee.
Address: Cafe Cortado. Corner of London Quay and High Street, Picton 7220
Telephone: Cathy on 03 573 9111
Picton Seaport Trust
The Picton Seaport Trust aims to promote Picton and its maritime heritage as a visitor destination, through the founding of a Maritime Heritage Reserve containing various projects and preservation of historic buildings, artifact and memorabilia.
Address: PO Box 206, Picton 7220
Telephone: Marie Higgs 03 573 8855
Picton Smart + Connected
The Picton Smart + Connected Steering Committee is a team of volunteers, working in with the community and key regional stakeholders, to help ensure the people of Picton have a clear and cohesive voice on issues affecting their town and community.
Age Concern Marlborough
Age Concern Marlborough provide support, information, advocacy, advice, friendship and social services for all older people.
Address: Room 1, Marlborough Community Centre, 25 Alfred Street, Blenheim 7201
Telephone: 03 579 3457
Picton Senior Citizens Club
Picton Senior Citizens meet at 1.00 pm every Monday at the RSA for housie, raffles and a cup of tea.
Address: Picton RSA, 66 Wellington Street, Picton 7220
Telephone: Kevin 03 573 6512 or Enid 03 573 7294
Queen Charlotte Friendship Club
The Queen Charlotte Friendship Club, formally Probus, meets every second Wednesday of the month at the Waikawa Boating Club for fun and fellowship from 10.00 am till noon. On the fourth Wednesday of the month the members enjoy either an inexpensive club outing to a place of interest or an afternoon of games. The club is aimed at active retirees or near retirees who enjoy participation within the community.
Telephone: Doreen Kirk 03 573 5959
SeniorNet Marlborough Sounds
An opportunity for people over 50 to learn more about technology. Included a monthly “Drop In” or booked sessions open to members. Ring Brian Cameron 5742267 Linkwater Hall or Philip Middlemiss 5739060 Picton Interest groups meet monthly; Digital imaging, Family History, Smartphones/Tablets. Ring Liana Bull, 5741372.
Telephone: Liana Bull 574 1372
Totara Day Programme
Day Programme for older people. Activity and social support group. Companionship, Fun and laughter!
Lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea provided. Pick up from your home can be arranged. We welcome new members!
Telephone: Sharaine Steenberg on 03 577 9005 or 021 085 58161
The Welcome In is a group that allows friendship and fellowship along with a warm and safe place for the elderly who live alone within the community to meet and enjoy conversation, stories and a warm drink. Members can be collected and delivered to the café. Meet on the first Friday of the month.
Address: Wave Cafe, High Street, Picton 7220