Retreats & Meditation Centres

Retreats & Meditation Centres

Contact details for various Retreats and Meditation Centres in New Zealand.

Sequence is alphabetical on Area and Centre.

Area   National Our Ref:  RC09A02 Retreat Finder: Directory of personal retreats, group retreats, facility rentals, employment and volunteer opportunities, and retreat property for sale spanning all spiritual and healing traditions. The home link, for viewing retreats in other countries, is www.retreatfinder.com.
Centre  Retreat Finder
Address  N/a
Contact  N/a
Phone  N/a
E-mail
 info@retreatfinder.com
Fax  N/a
Web Site
 http://www.retreatfinder.com/Directory/New_Zealand.aspx
 
Area  Akaroa, S.I. Our Ref:  RC12A02 Raupo Bay Retreat is open for you to come and experience this secluded paradise. Situated between Okains Bay and Little Akaroa, and facing sunny north on the Banks Peninsula, the retreat has access to 2 private bays. A private room, kitchen and bathroom is available. The retreat is run according to sustainable living principles - we recycle, eat healthy wholefoods and grow organic produce. It is a perfect place for solo or group retreats. We can accommodate up to 10 people in various rooms, or up to 100 with your own tents. Please contact us if you are interested in visiting or staying.
Centre  Raupo Bay Retreat
Address  110 McHales Rd, Chorlton, Akaroa, RD3 Banks Peninsula, 7583, South Island
Contact  Ron Brooks and Kim Saxton
Phone  (03) 304-8730
E-mail
 kim@tibetanbuddhism.co.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.tibetanbuddhism.co.nz/raupo-bay-retreat/
 
Area  Auckland Our Ref:  RC01A03
Centre  Aio Wira Centre
Address  Postal: P O Box 95-033, Swanson, Auckland - Physical: Aio Wira Road, off Te Henga Road
Contact  
Phone  (09) 810-9396
E-mail
 info@aiowira.org.nz
Fax  (09) 810-8269
Web Site
 http://www.aiowira.org.nz
 
Area  Auckland Our Ref:  RC09A01 Bella Rakha is ideal for all sorts of residential meditative retreats, team building workshops, creative endeavours and outdoor activities. With different accommodation options available at different times, we host weekend groups, and mid-week overnight/day groups We also offer options for longer stays for creative retreats for artists in residence, etc, and for families wishing to escape to a place that feeds the soul and gives room to breath and play (within 25mins of Auckland city) for a few months or more.
Centre  Bella Rakha Retreat Centre & Creative Community
Address  581 West Coast Rd, Oratia, Waitakere, Auckland
Contact  Yvette Feasey
Phone  (09) 818-8880
E-mail
 yvette.feasey@gmail.com
Fax  
Web Site
 http://bellarakha.co.nz/
 
Area  Auckland Our Ref:  RC01A04
Centre  Dowling Close Healing Retreat
Address  Makarau Valley Nr Auckland
Contact  Pam or Philip
Phone  (09) 420-4110
E-mail
 pdowling@xtra.co.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 
 
Area  Auckland etc. Our Ref:  RC11A01 The Auckland Sphere Group was established in the 1980's to organise retreats and classes in Auckland for teachings by the Ven. Namgyal Rinpoche and teachers following his tradition. Come and learn meditation practices from these highly skilled Teachers who are dedicated to awakening Wisdom, Compassion and Non-Clinging Awareness. Teachers who give retreats and classes include: Tarchin Hearn, Lama Mark Webber, Leander Kane, Bonni Ross, Cecilie Kwiat and Chime Shore. We have Metta/Loving Kindness sits every Tuesday at 7.30pm in Westmere. Feel free to join us and meditate in friendship and health.
Centre  Auckland Sphere Group
Address  Various
Contact  Mira
Phone  021 548 781
E-mail
 info@aucklandsphere.org
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.aucklandsphere.org/
 
Area  Auckland/Christchurch Our Ref:  RC01A08
Centre  Vipassana Meditation Centre
Address  Burnside Road, RD3, Kaukapakapa
Contact  
Phone  (09) 420-5319
E-mail
 
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.dhamma.org/schnz.htm
 
Area  Carterton Our Ref:  RC01A09
Centre  The Lodge at the French Village
Address  Mangaterere Valley Road, Carterton, RD1
Contact  
Phone  (06) 370-3344
E-mail
 info@frenchvillage.co.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.frenchvillage.co.nz/
 
Area  Castle Hill, South Island Our Ref:  RC05A01 In the magic and power of Castle Hill listen to your soul. Expand your inner wisdom and your loving connection with divinity and nature. Heal and transform in loving community. Joy, creativity nature.
Centre  NZ Spiritual School
Address  Castle Hill, South Island
Contact  Lynne Towner
Phone  (03) 376-6200
E-mail
 lynnetowner@paradise.net.nz
Fax  Mobile 021-332-200
Web Site
 http://www.heartandsoulglobal.com
 
Area  Christchurch Our Ref:  RC05A02 Gorgeous ocean views in peaceful garden surrounds in Banks Peninsula offering personalised, one on one retreat doing The Journey, Cranio-Sacral Balancing, Ozone Saunas, Yoga, Dance and Meditation in a day spa environment, with Hydrotherapy bath and delicious healthy, nutritious food. Dancing and Opening to Love women's workshops.
Centre  Shunyata Healing Retreat
Address  10 Rawhiti St, Diamond Harbour, Banks Peninsula. (40 mins from Christchurch)
Contact  Paru
Phone  (03) 329-4773
E-mail
 info@journeyessence.com
Fax  Mob. 0272-777734
Web Site
 http://www.journeyessence.com/
 
Area  Coromandel Our Ref:  RC01A11
Centre  Mahamudra Centre
Address  Colville R.D. 4, Coromandel
Contact  
Phone  (07) 866-6851
E-mail
 retreat@mahamudra.org.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.mahamudra.org.nz/
 
Area  Coromandel Our Ref:  RC01A02 Since 1988 Mana has been offering a wide variety of experiences in the areas of body-mind education, creative expression and spiritual exploration. Expansive sea views and luxuriant bush combine with the beauty of untreated natural timber buildings to create a place of harmony, healing and inspiration. As well as lawns, decks and gardens there are 120 ha of rolling hills, bush and streams with walking tracks and special places.
Centre  Mana Retreat Centre
Address  RD1, Coromandel
Contact  
Phone  (07) 866-8972
E-mail
 be@manaretreat.com
Fax  (07) 866-8214
Web Site
 http://www.manaretreat.com
 
Area  Coromandel Our Ref:  RC04A01 PRANA Spiritual Retreat is dedicated to Education in Natural Health, Organic Gardening, Musical & Dance Expression, Therapy for Higher Consciousness. We offer: Beachfront Location, Festivals & Events Hiring, Recording-Writing Studio, Music, Art & Dance Workshops, In & Outdoor Stages, Pool/Spa Complex, Watsu/Aqua-Floating and Therapeutic Body Treatments.
Centre  Prana Spiritual Retreat
Address  PO Box 56, Whangamata, (Physically at Ohui, nr Opoutere), Coromandel Peninsula
Contact  
Phone  (07) 865-7669
E-mail
 prana@prana.co.nz
Fax  (07) 865-7408
Web Site
 http://www.prana.co.nz/
 
Area  Coromandel Our Ref:  RC03A01 Te Moata - 'The First Light' - can be found in the Coromandel Peninsula 6km north of Tairua. The centre is nestled on a north facing slope on 840 acres of native regenerating native forest. The Guardians envisage Te Moata as being a safe, heart-centred space which is welcoming to all who seek personal healing and growth and who wish to live in harmony with the environment.
Centre  Te Moata Retreat Centre
Address  P O Box 100, Tairua
Contact  
Phone  (07) 868-8798
E-mail
 temoata@xtra.co.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.temoata.org/
 
Area  Golden Bay, S.I. Our Ref:  RC01A05 Anahata Yoga Retreat is located on a mountain top in stunning surroundings next to the Abel Tasman National Park and overlooking the ocean at Golden Bay. An ideal environment for both organized and personal retreats - it is paradise! Under the guidance of Swami Muktidharma, we offer an intimate experience with small retreat numbers and close personal contact with resident teachers and swamis who host regular sadhana courses, offering a rich and diverse environment for learning, sharing and evolving. The daily schedule is conducive to deep inner journeying in a supportive and charged yogic environment. Come experience practical yoga techniques and integrate them in daily life. The focus is on yogic lifestyle, health, awareness, relaxation and yogic skills to create balance in everyday life.
Centre  Anahata Retreat Centre
Address  PO Box 155, Takaka, Golden Bay, S.I.
Contact  
Phone  (03) 525-9887
E-mail
 yoga@anahata-retreat.org.nz
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.anahata-retreat.org.nz/
 
Area  Hamilton Our Ref:  RC07A01 Harmony Hours is a quality "Time Out" facility. Our specialty is to provide an individualised experience in relaxation and restoration for the body, mind and soul. Choose either a retreat package or bed and breakfast. We offer our own homegrown organic food, your private spa pool, massage for relaxation, healing sessions, holistic/spiritual counselling, and The Journey, a beautiful transformational process which frees you from emotional baggage and stored pain, encourages healing and helps you to access your boundless potential. Our beautiful two acre property offers 360deg views of green Waikato countryside, farmland, bush and Mount Pirongia.
Centre  Harmony Hours Healing Retreat
Address  1385 Te Pahu Road, RD5, Hamilton
Contact  Chrystene or Bill
Phone  (07) 825-9877
E-mail
 chrystene@tepahu.net
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.harmonyhours.co.nz/
 
Area  Hawkes Bay Our Ref:  RC14A01 Offering solo and personal retreats as well as meditation, yoga residentials, we value openness, respectfulness, inclusion, wisdom, and compassion. Our venue has private accommodation for 6 singles or up to 17 shared. A large yurt is our place for spiritual work, as well as a large and spacious meeting room, dining room and deck. There are many spaces and places on the glorious 2.3 hectare property to walk trails, sit and be.
Centre  A Place to Be
Address  10 minutes from Napier and Hawkes Bay Airport
Contact  
Phone  (06) 844-6333
E-mail
 enquiries@aplacetobe-nz.com
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.aplacetobe-nz.com/
 
Area  Hawkes Bay Our Ref:  RC02A01 1 to 5 day spiritual tours, exploring the spiritual side of the Maori heritage. Maori Healing Seminar - Maori and their rongoa (medicines) and the Ancient Art of Living in Harmony with Life. Seminar is conducted in the bush. For this and other tours contact Freephone 0800 877 097 or ++64-6-877-0977 or cellphone 025 241 7574.
Centre  Long Island Tours
Address  20 Reynolds Road, Havelock North, Hawkes Bay
Contact  Brigid Ormond (owner-operator)
Phone  (06) 877 0977
E-mail
 brigidormond@longislandtoursnz.com
Fax  (06) 877 0976
Web Site
 http://www.longislandtoursnz.com/
 
Area  Kapiti Coast Our Ref:  RC05A03 Riverslea Retreat is a natural place for groups to meet, work and relax together. At Riverslea we provide accommodation and facilities for retreats, workshops, training events, conferences and gatherings. We are located 1 hour's drive from Wellington and 1 hour's drive from Palmerston North. We are committed to developing and protecting Aotearoa New Zealand?s native bio-diversity.
Centre  Riverslea Retreat
Address  733 Otaki Gorge Road, RD1, Otaki, 5581
Contact  Lilian & Chris
Phone  (06) 364-3388
E-mail
 info@riverslearetreat.co.nz
Fax  (06) 364-3018
Web Site
 http://www.riverslearetreat.co.nz
 
Area  Levin Our Ref:  RC12A03 The Wayfarer is located on 3 acres in the foothills of The Tararuas in Horowhenua. We can take up to 4 guests. It is an ideal place for some quiet time in a beautiful setting or for a more structured retreat. Your host, Graham, is a deacon in an Independent Catholic church. He trained as a psychoanalyst and medical anthropologist as well as studying existentialism and phenomenology (some with R.D. Laing), philosophy, religious studies and theology. He has a particular interest in interreligious dialogue, a theology of the environment and Chinese philosophy and religion. He has trained as a meditation (mindfulness) teacher in the tradition of Jon Kabat-Zinn. The Wayfarer is open to all those on a journey (internal or external) whether they have a commitment to a religious tradition or not.
Centre  The Wayfarer's Homestay/Retreat
Address  189 Wallace Road, RD1, Levin, 5571
Contact  Graham Bull
Phone  (06) 368-8421
E-mail
 tianlung003@hotmail.com
Fax  
Web Site
 http://www.facebook.com/WayfarersHomestayRetreat/timeline
 
Area  Marlborough Our Ref:  RC01A01
Centre  Maitreya Meditation Centre
Address  760 Wakamarina Road RD1 Havelock 7154, Marlborough
Contact  
Phone  (03) 574-1234
E-mail
 maitreyacentre@xtra.co.nz
Fax  (03) 574-1072
Web Site
 http://www.ishwara.com/
 
Area  Nelson Our Ref:  RC01A12
Centre  Chandrakirti Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre
Address  PO Box 3319, Richmond, Nelson
Contact  Directors: Phillipa Rutherford and Bruce Farley
Phone  (03) 543-2015
E-mail
 Chandrakirti@Tasman.net
Fax  (03) 543-2016
Web Site
 http://www.chandrakirti.tasman.net
 
Area  Nelson Our Ref:  RC01A10 The Wangapeka Study & Retreat Centre, located in beautiful bush surrounds near Nelson, South Island, is available for individual and group meditation and healing retreats.
Centre  Wangapeka Study & Retreat Centre
Address  Postal Address: RD2, Wakefield, Nelson - Physical Address: Upper Wangapeka River Rd, Wakefield
Contact  The Caretaker
Phone  (03) 522-4221
E-mail
 retreatcentre@wangapeka.org
Fax  (03) 522-4980
Web Site
 http://wangapeka.org/
 
Area  Queenstown Our Ref:  RC06A01 We are a Buddhist organisation facilitating the teachings of Buddha Dharma. The methods and teachings the Buddha taught for the purposes of awakening. We have a regular teaching and meditation schedule with guest teachers, meditations and retreats.
Centre  Queenstown Dharma House
Address  12 Lake Street, Queenstown
Contact  
Phone  (03) 441-8008
E-mail
 qtndharmahouse@yahoo.com
Fax  
Web Site
 
 
Area  Raglan Our Ref:  RC01A07
Centre  Rangimaarie Seaside Retreat
Address  Moonlight Bay, Raglan
Contact  
Phone  (07) 825-7567
E-mail
 
Fax  
Web Site
 
 
Area  Taupo Our Ref:  RC01A06
Centre  Tauhara Centre
Address  60 Acacia Heights Drive (off Mapara Road), Acacia Bay, P O Box 125 Taupo
Contact  Andrew Lilburn
Phone  (07) 378-7507
E-mail
 tauhara@tauharacentre.org.nz
Fax  (07) 378-7528
Web Site
 http://www.tauharacentre.org.nz/
 
Area  Waikato Our Ref:  RC12A01 Waitetuna Retreat Centre is a Retreat and Conference Centre in the Waikato region of New Zealandís North Island. Situated in a secluded valley, the Centre is located within a half-hourís drive from either Hamilton or Raglan and only two hours drive from Auckland, Tauranga or Rotorua. Waitetuna Retreat Centre is ideal for many types of gatherings,including yoga and meditation retreats, seminars, team-building and training events, artistsí and writersí workshops, health and wellness programmes, and martial arts groups.
Centre  Waitetuna Retreat Centre
Address  391 Cogswell Road, RD1, Raglan 3295
Contact  Facilities Manager
Phone  (07) 825-5864
E-mail
 info@waitetunaretreat.co.nz
Fax  (07) 825 5794
Web Site
 http://www.waitetunaretreat.co.nz/
 

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