Weekly Classes in our Studios


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

Retreats, Workshops, Events


All our Yoga Retreats nourish the body, mind and spirit. We offer Raw Food and Juice retreats several times a year and from 2018 a Traditional Maori Healing Program. Also check out our Event Schedule.

Venue Hire and Bookings


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.

Wellness Therapies


Our residential therapists provide a range of treatments that will lift your spirit, relax, revive and heal you. Examples include relaxation massage, reflexology, acupuncture, kinesiology, sound therapy and tarot reading.



Residential Living


Come to live in an eco-friendly community of like-minded people in a peaceful environment on a stunning 19-acre property surrounded by vast bush and steams in Albany, Northshore Auckland.

Yoga Teacher Training in NZ


We facilitate 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training and 500 Hour Yoga Teacher Training several times a year. We offer a life changing experience of personal transformation.

Events schedule and community classes

Check our calendar to discover the events

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    Little Voices – School Holiday Programme

    April 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am - April 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
  2. Mindfulness Works

    April 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sisterhood New Moon Circle

    April 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Kambo Ceremony

    April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Find out more about our Community classes!

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 early 2017.

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 6th International Yoga Festival runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 24th-26th February 2017 .The 5th Voices of Sacred Earth Festival runs Friday afternoon until Sunday afternoon, 24th-26th March 2017. Both festivals feature exclusive international presenters and music nights. Save the dates in your diary and see you in 2017!

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