Stroke Clubs

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Stroke Clubs unite people who have had a stroke, for mutual support and friendship. As well as enabling people to share experiences and help each other, the clubs hold social activities and organise outings.


Stroke Clubs meet regularly to unite people who have had a stroke for mutual support. As well as enabling people to share experiences and help each other, the clubs encourage social activities and organise outings.




All Northern Region stroke clubs can be contacted via Stroke Foundation Northern Region office:

Address: PO Box 65371, Mairangi Bay, Auckland 0754

Phone: 09 475 0070

Fax: 09 479 2279





Northern Region

Glen Eden (school terms only)

Gill McMenemy

Howick (school terms only)




North Shore (Takapuna and Browns Bay combined)

Jill Patterson


Laura Drewet

Shanti Niwas

Nilima Venjat

Young Stroke (New Lynn)

Karen Haag

Northland and Far North


Rosemary Hickey


Coordinator: Judith Middleton


Bowling outing
A trip to the bowling alley is great fun








Gisborne Stroke Support

Judy Livingstone

PO Box 1117

Gisborne 4010



PO Box 27112

Garnett Avenue

Hamilton 3257 (Secretary)

Hamilton Under 65's

Frances Foote 

PO Box 27113

Garnett Avenue

Hamilton 3258

Hawera Stroke Club

Hazel Robinson

35 Argyle Street

Hawera 4610

Morrinsville Stroke Club

Jessica Dallimore

RSA Morrinsville

3300/27 Studhome Street

New Plymouth

Jean Hastie

Villa 99

95 Barrett Road

New Plymouth 4310

06 751 1114 / 027 339 6572

Opunake Stroke Club

Leonnie West

46 Hephy Street

Opunake 4616

South Waikato

Sue King

Elim Church Tokoroa

276 Balmoral Drive

07 886 0986 (Secretary/Vice President)

Stratford Stroke Club

Edith Bunn

52 Juliet Street

Stratfod 4332

Whakatane Stroke Club

Mrs L. Pask

8 Valley Road

Whakatane 3120

Tauranga, Katikati, Whitianga, Te Aroha, Whakatane

Jessica Copperwaite

PO Box 990

Tauranga 3112

07 571 3050 / 021 962 381



Support group for carers of stroke survivors - New Zealand

Younger Stroke Survivors (Midland NZ)




All Central Region stroke clubs can be contacted through Bridget, Regional Administrator:

Phone: 04 298 8585




Palmerston North

Milson Community Centre Activities Day

Every Tues 2.00pm- 4.00pm. $3.00pp

Boccia Group

Fri 1.30 – 3.30pm. $2.00pp.


Held at Palmerston North Hospital on Mondays between 10:30am and noon. You will need to be financial member of Palmerston North Stroke Club and provide an approval letter from your GP.

Feilding Stroke Support Group

1st Friday of each month, 1pm at Community House, Manchester Street (next to council buildings). $2.00pp.


Whanganui Stroke Support Group

3rd Tues of each month, 1.30pm, Social Centre for The Blind, Peat St, Whanganui.


Foxton Coffee Group

1st Tuesday of each month, 11:00am at Foxton Salvation Army rooms.


Ōtaki Stroke Support & Wellness Group

Every Fri 10.00am - 12.00 noon,  ‘Sit and be Fit’ plus brain teasers with Joseph Te Wiata, Senior Citizens Hall, Rangatira St, Ōtaki. $5.00 pp morning tea included.


Kāpiti Stroke Support Group

Kapiti Boccia Group: 4th Tuesday of the month, 10.00am – 12pm noon, at the Ocean Road Community Centre, 45 Ocean Rd, Paraparaumu Beach.

$3.00pp includes morning tea.

Kapiti Aphasia Group

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 10.00am-12.00pm.

Kapiti Hub, Tongariro Street

Kapiti Men’s Coffee Group

3rd Tues of each month, 2.00pm at Columbus Café, Mega Mitre 10, 135 Kapiti Rd, Paraparaumu.


Porirua Stroke Club

2nd Wed, of the month, at 10:30am-12pm (noon), at Kaizen Cafè located at Pataka Art + Museum, 17 Parumoana Street, Porirua. Stroke survivors and carers are welcome. Contact David to confirm the venue as changes may be during the year.


Northern Suburbs Stroke Survivors Group

1st Wed of each month, 2.00pm-3:00p, Zampelles Coffee Bar, Johnsonville Mall.

Johnsonville Aphasia NZ Group

Every 2nd Monday, 10am-12pm,  Johnsonville Community Centre, 3 Frankmoore Ave, Johnsonville.  Please contact us for exact dates.


Southern Suburbs Stroke Group

2nd & 4th Tues of each month, 1.45pm-3;15pm, Trinity Union Church Hall, 11 Hall Ave, off Hall St, Newtown.

Eastern Suburbs Coffee Group

First Thursday of each month 10.00 - 11:30am. Breakfast/brunch & chat at various Eastern cafes. Possible walks.

Western Suburbs Stroke Survivors Group

2nd Tues of each month, 10.30am - 12pm

Huntleigh Home, 221 Karori Rd, (in the recreation room just past the kitchen).

Upper Hutt

Upper Hutt Coffee Club

First Thursday of each month, 10am-12pm

Mitre 10 Café, 9 Park St, Maidstone.

Women’s Carers Group

10.30am Every 2nd Tuesday of each month

Hutt Gables 1094 Fergusson Drive, Upper Hutt

Lower Hutt

Hutt Valley Young Aphasia Group

Cafe Soleil 215 High Street, Hutt Central, Lower Hutt 5010

Please contact us for exact dates.

Hutt Valley Aphasia Group

Fortnightly Thursdays 10am-1pm, gold coin

7th Day Adventist Hall, 50 Witako St

Lower Hutt Stroke Support Group

Last Friday of the month drop in between 10.30am - 12pm

Columbus Cafe Mitre 10, 25 Bouverie Street, Petone, Lower Hutt 5012

Wainuiomata Stroke Club

1st & 3rd Thurs of each month 1pm -3pm

Holy Trinity Church, 40 Wainuiomata Rd.

The Scooteroos Wainuiomata

Last Tuesday of the Month

The Hub Wainuiomata Library

Hawke’s Bay

CHB Stroke Support Group

New venue for coffee Group to be advised shortly.

Hastings Stroke Support Group

3rd Fri of the month, 10.30am-12.00pm, Red Cross Meeting Rooms, 823 Heretaunga Street West, Hastings.

Napier Greendale Stroke Group

2nd Wed of the month, 10.30am, Taradale RSA, Gloucester St, Taradale, Napier.

Every 4th week, lunch, outing or other activity. No set day of the week.

Wairoa Stroke Support Group

1st Wed. bi-monthly, 10.30am, St Peter’s Hall, 64 Queen St. (Gold coin.)


Wairarapa Stroke Club

2nd Wed of the month, 1.30pm-3pm,

South Wairarapa Workingman's Club, Main St, Greytown.

Stroke Lunch Club

Last Tues of the month, 12pm-2pm. 

Cosmopolitan Club, 190 Derby Street, Gisborne




All Southern region stroke clubs can be contacted through the regional office, in addition to details shown.

Address: Braintree Wellness Centre, 70 Langdons Road, Christchurch 8053

Postal: P O Box 8143, Riccarton, Christchurch 8440
Phone: 03 381 8500






Christchurch Youngish Stroke Group


Geoff Brash

021 556 056

Hornby Stroke Club

Helen Lawrence

021 117 6928

Marlborough Stroke Club


Vyvienne Dunlop

021 929 955

13 Riley Crescent, Blenheim 7201

Rangiora Stroke Club

Barbara Matthews

03 327 2219

Richmond Stroke Club

Richard Maxwell

020 411 18830


South Canterbury Stroke Club


03 684 9788

Southland Stroke Club


03 214 0308 

West Coast Stroke Support Group

Joy Van Der Hoeven

03 768 0299 


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