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9 days ago

ACCOMMODATION AVAILABLE - Join our loving community!

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Kawai Purapura sits on 19-acres of native bush with a wide variety of accommodations and prices available to suit your individual needs.
Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full length pool, spa, sauna, onsite café, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga … View more
Kawai Purapura sits on 19-acres of native bush with a wide variety of accommodations and prices available to suit your individual needs.
Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full length pool, spa, sauna, onsite café, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.
We have around 90 residents here in individual tenancies – it is a rich and diverse community for those wishing to live in an eco-friendly and conscious community of like-minded people.

Enjoy your own tranquil environment or join in our regular community events like Monday’s popular “Open Mic Night,” or shared meal evenings.

Accommodations are retreat style – many of them with shared ablutions and lounges; others fully contained. Room rates range from $150 to $360 per week, plus expenses.

Kawai Purapura is a smoke, drug and alcohol free environment.

Pets are negotiable

To book a viewing time, please call Accommodation Manager, Jeanne on 027 8954714 and fill in the application form now at kawaipurapura.co.nz...

99 days ago

TEACHER WANTED

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Are you a fun, kind, enthusiastic teacher looking for a holiday project? We are looking for a rockstar teacher (qualified), to lead our famous Aroha Kids Holiday Programme. If you are interested please send your CV to retreat@kawaipurapura.co.nz

113 days ago

Room to rRent

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Do you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community … View moreDo you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community for people who wish to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people.
Your new accommodation is an unfurnished double room with shared communal ablutions and lounges and is available for rent as of now. Price $485, expenses included.
Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full-length pool, spa, sauna, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident, you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.

We enjoy a smoke and alcohol-free environment. Pets are not allowed.

For more information or to book a viewing appointment contact Jeanne on 02 73 79 86 60 or send an e-mail to residentialaccommodation@kawaipurapura.co.nz

168 days ago

Room to rent

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Do you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community … View moreDo you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community for people who wish to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people.
Your new accommodation is an unfurnished double room with shared communal ablutions and lounges and is available for rent as of now. Price $485, expenses included.
Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full-length pool, spa, sauna, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident, you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.

We enjoy a smoke and alcohol-free environment. Pets are not allowed.

For more information or to book a viewing appointment contact Jeanne on 02 73 79 86 60 or send an e-mail to residentialaccommodation@kawaipurapura.co.nz

168 days ago

Room to rent

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Do you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community … View moreDo you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community for people who wish to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people.
Your new accommodation is an unfurnished double room with shared communal ablutions and lounges and is available for rent as of now. Single Person Price $430, couple price $470, expenses excluded.
Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full-length pool, spa, sauna, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident, you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.

We enjoy a smoke and alcohol-free environment. Pets are not allowed.

For more information or to book a viewing appointment contact Jeanne on 02 73 79 86 60 or send an e-mail to residentialaccommodation@kawaipurapura.co.nz

180 days ago

Room for rent

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Do you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community … View moreDo you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community for people who wish to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people.

Your new accommodation is an unfurnished single-room with shared communal ablutions and lounges and is available for rent as of now. Price $165, expenses excluded.

Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full length pool, spa, sauna, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.

We enjoy a smoke and alcohol-free environment. Pets are not allowed.

For more information or to book a viewing appointment contact Jeanne on 027 895 47 14 or send an e-mail to residentialaccommodation@kawaipurapura.co.nz

180 days ago

Room for rent

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Do you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community … View moreDo you want to live in an environment that improves your work-life balance – In a place close to the city but still surrounded by nature with all the comforts you need? Come and live in Kawai Purapura right in the middle of 19 acres of native bush in Albany, Auckland. We are a diverse community for people who wish to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people.

Your new accommodation is an unfurnished single-room with shared communal ablutions and lounges and is available for rent as of now. Price $165, expenses excluded.

Our tenants enjoy bush walks, streams and glow worms, a full length pool, spa, sauna, use of the organic community garden and free morning yoga classes Mon-Fri. Kawai Purapura is a Retreat Centre and as a resident you are entitled to discounts on community classes, venue hire, festivals, events, yoga teacher training programmes and more.

We enjoy a smoke and alcohol-free environment. Pets are not allowed.

For more information or to book a viewing appointment contact Jeanne on 027 895 47 14 or send an e-mail to residentialaccommodation@kawaipurapura.co.nz

210 days ago

Voices of Sacred Earth Festival 2019!!!

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Are you ready for one of the most important gatherings of the year?! @voicesofsacredearth promotes the highest values that elevate us as a person and as a community. Come and be part of Indigenous traditions and sacred rituals, dancing across mystic rhythms and movements. Nourish your soul with … View moreAre you ready for one of the most important gatherings of the year?! @voicesofsacredearth promotes the highest values that elevate us as a person and as a community. Come and be part of Indigenous traditions and sacred rituals, dancing across mystic rhythms and movements. Nourish your soul with high quality wisdom talks and take part in our multiple workshop venues and music stages.

We believe that sharing experiences with the ones we love is one of the most important things in life, that’s why we want you to share our festival with your loved ones. Luckily we were allowed to We offer only 50 super limited packages that incl. : 2x 4-day passes+FREE ACCOMMODATION in our lovely camping only for $200 both tickets! Less than 50 tickets left! Book yours now before they sell out…Kids under 16 years old have free entrance!!!

• 13 different stages
• Over 100 workshops
• More than 60 International presenters (Wisdom Talks, Healers, Musicians)
• Over 20 Musicians and movement dancers
• Market village and Healers Circle

Here’s to making some magic together. We can’t wait to see you neighbors!

28-31 March at Kawai PuraPura
14 Mills Ln, Albany, Auckland 0632

Website www.voicesofsacredearth.co.nz...
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236 days ago

We are Hiring

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Staff Wanted. Chef Manager

We are looking for a Chef Manager to join our team!

About Us: Kawai Purapura is a busy retreat centre in Albany, Auckland. It is a bustling centre for its 90 residents, 30 international volunteers, retreat guests, yoga training students, community classes, venue hire, … View more
Staff Wanted. Chef Manager

We are looking for a Chef Manager to join our team!

About Us: Kawai Purapura is a busy retreat centre in Albany, Auckland. It is a bustling centre for its 90 residents, 30 international volunteers, retreat guests, yoga training students, community classes, venue hire, and festivals. It houses bush walks, swimming pool, spa and sauna and is a place of peace and tranquillity for its many visitors.

Chef Manager

Our Chef Manager is a key position at Kawai Purapura, performing as in the Café as a head chef, barista, managing catering for our retreats and training and supervising a team of kitchen staff helpers. The role is scheduled across the week with days and hour to be negotiated. It is a busy role that requires a lot of attention and passion for natural food (we have a vegetarian kitchen!) The Chef Manager should have experience with hospitality food service, staff management and a great customer service attitude. We are seeking an individual who can remain calm under pressure, is a great multi-tasker and leader and has an infectiously positive presence to bring to this position.

Our Café is open Monday to Sunday from 08:30 until 15:00

Your tasks include:

· Handling all queries coming to Cafe: breakfast, coffees and lunch;

· Catering for retreat;

• Supervising a team of volunteers to help in the Café and kitchen;

• Open and close the café;

• Prepare breakfast;

• Create food preparation and kitchen staff preparation lists;

• Plan weekly volunteers’ rosters;

• Train staff (coffee, food prep, till systems);

• Present till box and report to accountant daily (this has changed as we are taking more in);

• Manage stock rotation, ordering and conversing with supplier when better/cheaper products are available;

• Manage cafe made community dinners Monday nights;

• Create Facebook posts;

• Cater for events;

• Write menu

• Perform till and software updates (adding new products etc);

• Drive and pick up supplies needed (bread, milk, till system paper etc);

• Update systems when necessary.



Your benefits include:

· Free yoga classes and discounted rate for paid classes.

· 25% discount for booking a retreat accommodation.

Valid NZ work visa required.

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244 days ago

The Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala - Tibetan Spiritual Craft.

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

COME AND JOIN US to The Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala - Tibetan Spiritual Craft.

The opening ceremony is next Monday 18th February at 10.00 am.

At the opening the monks will do prayers to request permission of the local spirits to construct the mandala at this particular site. Once this has been … View more
COME AND JOIN US to The Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala - Tibetan Spiritual Craft.

The opening ceremony is next Monday 18th February at 10.00 am.

At the opening the monks will do prayers to request permission of the local spirits to construct the mandala at this particular site. Once this has been achieved - the monks will begin construction of the mandala from the centre and over the next 6 days slowly build the mandala until completion on Sunday the 24th. During this time motivational prayers will begin at 9.00 am each day and dedication prayers will begin at 4.00 pm. These prayer go for about half an hour each time and everyone is invited to participate.

Everyone is most welcome to join in and participate in the most auspicious wonderful event.

FOR YOUR FREE TICKET FOR THE OPENINGS CEREMONY PLEASE REGISTER ON EVENTFINDA.CO.NZ:

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280 days ago

Aroha Kids School Holiday Programme

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

We are happy to announce another School Holiday Programme for your little ones at Kawai Purapura next week! One-day, several days, 1 week or even 2 week bookings available - special offers for siblings! At Aroha, our intention is to create a safe environment for your children to play freely … View moreWe are happy to announce another School Holiday Programme for your little ones at Kawai Purapura next week! One-day, several days, 1 week or even 2 week bookings available - special offers for siblings! At Aroha, our intention is to create a safe environment for your children to play freely activating their innate creativity and spirited side. We will be utilizing a flexible framework designed around giving your children a release from the instructions found in the normal construct of a school classroom. They can be their whimsical and joyful selves celebrating nature, living and breathing a healthy lifestyle from a young age, utilizing arts & crafts, frolicking with music, dance & drama, gaining cultural knowledge, and much more. We keep your little cherubs engaged, smiling and laughing all day long!

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302 days ago

Kids School Holiday Programme

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Are you a nature lover and see the benefit of disconnecting from the world of technology to engage in the nurturing care of the environment? Are you a working parent or just someone during this coming school holidays that wants to impart this passion for nature onto your children fully appreciating… View moreAre you a nature lover and see the benefit of disconnecting from the world of technology to engage in the nurturing care of the environment? Are you a working parent or just someone during this coming school holidays that wants to impart this passion for nature onto your children fully appreciating what Mother Nature has provided to us in abundance? There will be another Kids School Holiday Programme for your little ones to introduce them into a new setting to learn, thrive, grow, explore, and play within Kawai Purapura’s 19-acre natural environment bush. One-day, several days, 1 week or 2 week tickets available! Daily Programme from 9.00am – 3.00pm for our future generation aged 5 – 12 years. Don't miss out!

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364 days ago

Relax into Life

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

Let’s just say that there are some great Mindfulness programs on offer and you will benefit from all of them.

Teagan however, is one of the most highly skilled meditation teachers you will find because she understands that you need to find the right meditation practice for you. Not one size fits… View more
Let’s just say that there are some great Mindfulness programs on offer and you will benefit from all of them.

Teagan however, is one of the most highly skilled meditation teachers you will find because she understands that you need to find the right meditation practice for you. Not one size fits all. We are all different and as such need different practices that suit our needs.

Learn a simple and powerful technique that will radically change your life.

Negotiable

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404 days ago

3 Weeks to School Holidays - Book now!

Kawai Purapura Retreat Centre

3 Weeks to School Holidays - Book now!

There is increasing research that shows that children who spend time in nature have great improvements in concentration, physical and emotional health as well as better abilities to cope with stress.

We are offering another School Holiday Programme for … View more
3 Weeks to School Holidays - Book now!

There is increasing research that shows that children who spend time in nature have great improvements in concentration, physical and emotional health as well as better abilities to cope with stress.

We are offering another School Holiday Programme for your little ones to play within Kawai Purapura’s green 19-acre playground. One-day, several days, 1 week or 2 week bookings available (special offers for siblings)

1 - 5 October | 8 - 12 October
Sign up NOW

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