Living Solo

April 5th, 2019

Have you found yourself living on your own? Are you unsure how to go about doing this? You are not alone. Our four workshops will cover: financial wellbeing, cooking for one, making social connections and maintaining calm.

All are welcome to attend these free-of-charge workshops – bring a friend! Living Solo is brought to you by Mary Potter Hospice and is supported by the Nikau Foundation. For more information and to register please contact Hazel, or 04 801 0006.

Financial wellbeing At this workshop we’ll share tips for getting on top of day-to-day transactions, balancing your wants versus needs and basic budgeting skills.

Cooking for one We’ll cover how to plan your meals and how to enrich your diet in creative ways.

Social connections Learn how to enhance your social skills to form meaningful connections with others and develop good support networks.


Maintaining calm At this session we’ll explore mindfulness through creative arts to support mental and emotional wellbeing.


Financial wellbeing: Friday 21 June, 6-8pm
Cooking for one: Friday 28 June, 6-8pm
Social connections: Friday 5 July, 6-8pm
Maintaining calm: Friday 12 July, 6-8pm

Newtown Community and Cultural Centre
Corner of Colombo and Rintoul Street, Newtown, Wellington
Please register by Tuesday 18 June


Financial wellbeing: Wednesday 12 June, 10am-12pm
Cooking for one: Wednesday 19 June, 10am-12pm
Social connections: Wednesday 26 June, 10am-12pm
Maintaining calm: Wednesday 3 July, 10am-12pm

Te Newhanga Kāpiti Centre
6 Tongariro Street, Paraparaumu
Please register by Friday 7 June


Financial wellbeing: Tuesday 7 May, 6-8pm
Cooking for one: Tuesday 14 May, 6-8pm
Social connections: Tuesday 21 May, 6-8pm
Maintaining calm: Tuesday 28 May, 6-8pm

Elim Church
11 Heriot Drive, Porirua

For more information and to register please contact Hazel, or 04 801 0006.