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Wangapeka Centre – Now at Level 2 – (updated August 12 )

Aug 13 @ 6:00 amAug 20 @ 2:00 pm

# News

– [August 12]  – Kia ora koutou, We have now moved to Level 2 COVID-19 response, for all of New Zealand except for Auckland which is at Level 3.  The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre remains open during Level 2, with the Government and The Wangapeka Educational Trust safety protocols in place. We will need to close immediately if the alert level goes up to Level 3. Please contact the office caretaker for more information: wangapekacentre@gmail.com
Or contact your course manager directly. We appreciate your patience and kindness.
May all beings be well and happy, may all beings be free.

– [May 20] – Kia ora whanau, We are happy to announce that the Wangapeka Centre will open again, with our first retreat starting 5th – 12th of June, The Wisdom of Angelic Archetypes: A Meditation Retreat with Mira Riddiford. The Wangapeka Centre is also taking bookings for solo retreats again. Here is our latest notice https://wangapeka.org/were-closed-covid-19-plan-march-24-2020/

– [May 14] – Wangapeka Centre re-opening on hold.

– [May 12] – We’re opening May 20th with “Growing Joy – Cultivating Joyful Awareness with Jaime and Juliana

– [April 8] – The BOT advises that future retreats can only go ahead if the National alert is at Level 2, with the Level 2 health and safety protocols in place at the Centre. If, during a retreat, the level rises again to Level 3 or higher, then the retreat must stop and all participants go home.

– [March 24] – Here is our latest notice https://wangapeka.org/were-closed-covid-19-plan-march-24-2020/





Aug 13 @ 6:00 am
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm
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Welcome to the Wangapeka Study and Retreat Centre. People visit from all over the world to meditate and enjoy the peace of this remarkable destination. The Wangapeka is a purpose built retreat centre, with fresh clean air and beautiful vistas. It is very quiet and ideal for respite, stress relief and deep meditation. We have a meditation hall, solo retreat huts, a main hall for dining and community, and a fully catered kitchen and an onsite vegetable garden.

The Wangapeka Study and Retreat Meditation Centre is a Universalist centre home to a wide range of teachings, paths, and studies. Retreats are held on Mindfulness, Vipassana, Insight, Heart based practices, Loving Kindness, Calm-abiding, Metta, Compassion, Conscious Movement, Nature, Forest Walks, Yoga, Dance, Feldenkrais, Wellness, Wellbeing, Archetypal Integration, Western Mysticism, Non-Duality, Zen, Dzogchen, Mahamudra, Mahayana and Vajrayana teachings with Empowerments and Sadhana Practice.

We are located in the foothills of the Southern Alps overlooking the Wangapeka River, about an hour and a half drive SW of Nelson, in the South Island of New Zealand.

We have meditation retreats throughout the year, have huts available for solo retreats, and welcome bookings from external groups. There are also opportunities available to work on our land. Come and enjoy this uniquely vibrant and peaceful centre.

355 Wangapeka River Rd
R.D.2. Wakefield 7096
New Zealand
Phone: +64 3 522 4221

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