Wellington Buddhist Centre is the hub of a friendly community of people who are interested in Buddhism and meet up regularly to meditate and support each other.

At the Centre you can:

  • Explore a new way of looking at the world that is in accord with the ways things actually are
  • Learn practices and lifestyles to help you develop and maintain a more positive and clearer mind
  • Enjoy the supportive and understanding friendship of like-minded people.

There are regular classes for newcomers to Buddhism and meditation, as well as a programme of other classes, events, retreats, festivals and study seminars for those with more experience. These include:

Meditation Workshops, for those wanting to learn meditation. First Sunday of every month, 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

Weekly Meditation Session, if you know how to meditate and want to practice with others. Every Saturday, 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

Open Nights, if you want to find out more about Buddhism and meet some of our regulars. Every Tuesday, 7:00 pm to 9:00pm.

Meditation Workshop

Sunday – 4 December, 9:30am to 1:00pm

This workshop will give you a good introduction to a meditation that will help you become kinder and more positive. Full instruction will be given, as well as how to sit comfortably, and how to meditate at home.

Cost: By donation

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Garage Sale

Sunday – 11 December, 8:00am to 1:00pm

Come and pick up a bargain at our annual garage sale. All sorts of items on offer: furniture, clothes, electricals, books, home-ware and more.


Wellington Buddhist Centre is located upstairs at 6-8 Broomhedge Street, Mount Cook, Wellington.  There is plenty of parking right outside the centre in the evenings and on weekends.  Contact us for more information.