A workshop in Shanti Yoga Studio at Kawai Purapura

Retreats, Workshops, Seminars, Events

All our events aim towards well being, self care, education, healing & relaxation. We offer Raw Food and Juice retreats several times a year and from 2016 Maori Healing Program.
Yoga Classes at Kawai Purapura

Weekly Classes in our Yoga Studios

Looking for a yoga class or an afternoon activity in Auckland North Shore? Look no further, Kawai Purapura offers weekly classes in yoga, dance, drumming and more.
Swimming Pool at Kawai Purapura

Wellness & Therapeutic Treatments

Our residential therapists provide a range of treatments that will lift your spirits, relax and revive you. Examples include relaxation massage, reflexology, reiki, maori healing and bodywork.
Yoga Teacher Training in Lotus Studio

Yoga Teacher Training in NZ

We facilitate 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training several times a year. Get certified in one of the most sought after yoga teacher training destinations in New Zealand!
Catering - Food Feast during Festivals

Venue Hire & Booking

Our retreat centre is conveniently located an hour from Auckland airport and about a half an hour from Auckland centre – ideal for commuting workshop or seminar participants.
Holistic Village - Residential Living in Albany North Shore Auckland

Holistic Village and Community

Come to live in an environmentally sustainable way with like-minded people on a stunning 19-acre property of New Zealand bush and streams in Albany, Auckland, North Shore.

Events Schedule

  1. Fasting and Raw Food Retreat

    October 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 11, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Introducing Mindfulness- Deepen Your Practice

    October 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. doTerra Essential Oils – Free Talk

    October 10, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  4. Nia Dance with Sally Cook

    October 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Kawai Purapura

Programs & Courses

Kawai Purapura offers unique opportunities to learn and explore natural therapies, indigenous and ancient wisdom. Whether its yoga, Maori, nutrition or wellness that sparks your interest we have something for everyone. Choose from our Integrated Yoga Teacher Trainings – 200 Hours and 500 Hours accredited by Yoga Alliance. To taste healthy yummy food and pamper every inch of your body and soul come to our Raw Food and Juice Detox retreats. You will also learn hows and whys of healthy sustainable diet and lifestyle. For Maori teachings have a look at Te Waiwaia – Traditional Maori Healing program starting in 2016.

Holistic Village

If our retreat centre is the heart of Kawai Purapura then our holistic village is the soul. We offer tranquil and peaceful environment for those wishing to live in an eco-friendly and conscious community of like minded people. Kawai Purapura’s residents keep the community alive with group activities such as permaculture club, inspirational movie nights, hare krishna meals, open mic nights and more. Settled among native New Zealand bush, Kawai Purapura also offers myriads of opportunities for ‘self’ time to re-connect with nature, relax or meditate with its bush walks, magical glow worm spots and stream paths.


Kawai Purapura transforms twice a year into public space for teaching, sharing, learning and exploring. Workshops, seminars, music, fun kids activities, healthy food and more awaits those who come. All our premises and thus all events are alcohol, smoke and drug free. The 5th International Yoga Festival and Conference runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 19th-21st February 2016 .The 4th Voices of Sacred Earth Festival runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 11th-13th March 2016. Both festivals feature exclusive international presenters and music nights. Save the dates in your diary and see you in 2016!

Don’t hesitate to contact us to enquire about Kawai Purapura.