Getting Started

 Explore the Courses Available


Many courses are finished for the year, but a number are ongoing. Check out the Course Booklet or “Courses” / “Course Index” above to see what is available.  Where appropriate we have indicated a courses and either “New” or  “Ongoing” .  Ongoing courses will continue into the next semester.  If you are interested in any of the courses, contact the leader or convenor for an update and to register an interest.


Joining Kapiti Coast U3A

Keep an eye out for the course booklet at  local libraries in Otaki, Waikanae, Paraparaumu, Paekakariki, and other Information Centres.  Information relating to the courses is also available on this website.

  1. For a membership form or to renew your subscription  go to Forms in the menu bar.
  2. Print off the form and fill it in.
  3. Enclose your cheque (or cash) and post to the address shown.
  4. Please note that the subscription is $10 for those who receive all their information, including the course booklet by computer, otherwise, there is also a $5 fee for the Course Booklet. See “Course Booklets Online,”below.

Note: The $5 fee for the course booklet is to cover extra costs involved with printing and postage.  So with a subscription of $10 plus $5 Course Booklet fee would mean you pay $15.  A couple will pay $20 plus $5 for printed material.

Course Booklet Online

Many members receive their course booklets online as a pdf file.  This is sent to you a blind carbon copy (bcc) and so your email address is never visible for spam-mail or hacking. Should you wish to take part in this option and save $5, and enjoy electronic communiqués, please email Roger at the address below and he will link you up:


Payment On Line

When paying your subscriptions and/or booklet fee online, please note the following details:

Kapiti Coast U3A Incorp. Bank Account No. 031531 0012275 00 (Westpac, Waikanae)

We require your Badge Name to appear on our statement, so we can identify you as the payer. To this end please enter your Badge Name and fill in the fields that ask what you would like to appear on your statement e.g., “U3A Payment” and the same in the field that asks what is to appear on the U3A statement.

Payment by Cheque

When paying by cheque, post it to the address below along with your Application Renewal form, noting  any changes to your address, phone number or email address for updating membership database.

Address:  the Treasurer, Kapiti U3A, PO Box 698 , Paraparaumu 5254

Payment in Cash

Any committee member can receive your cash payment together with your Membership Renewal form.   Your receipt will be your new Name Badge. You can find a list of committee members in the Course Booklet or on this website (click here – Committee Members).

Those wishing to join up should print off and fill in the Membership form (click here) and post it with cash to the address givem above.

Attending Courses

You are required to wear your name badge to all U3A courses and meetings. Refreshments such as tea/coffee and biscuits are available at courses at a cost of $1 each time (this is optional). There may also be further charges for other expenses such as hall hire or the photocopying/printing of notes on the course.

Course Payments

Please make all course payments IN CASH to the leader/convenor.

Keeping in Touch

Have you …

  • Moved house? 
  • Changed your email? 
  • Or phone number

Please let us know if/when you do any of the following by emailing the new details to: 

This way we can keep in touch with you.


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