Wednesday Sitting Group

BotreeThis year we are introducing more defined topics to the weekly sits, bringing together some of the width and depth of SIM experience.
All Wednesday evenings are open to all who want to practice meditation / mindfulness in the insight tradition.

The Wednesdays of the current month are shown below.
Please note that the Wednesdays are currently on Zoom and not at the Opawa Zendo .

Week of MonthProgramme ongoingJuly -AugustFacilitatorVenueTime
1stMindfulness and movement8th JulyDermotZendo7:30-9:00
2ndTeachings for daily life15th JulyDermotZendo7:30-9:00
3rdTeachings for daily life22nd JulyMegZendo7:30-9:00
4thTeachings for daily life29th JulyRussellZendo7:30-9:00
1stTeachings for daily life5th AugustDiZoom7:30-9:00
2ndTeachings for daily life12 AugustDermotZoom7:30-9:00

We continue to make Wednesday nights available freely. We do ask for a donation / koha to contribute to room hire (suggested $3pp) and any koha / dana for the facilitator.

For those who prefer, koha can be made directly to the Zendo: Account name Zen Institute of New Zealand; BNZ  02-0842-0152959-000. Please put a reference of Opawa zendo

Any questions about the Wednesday night topics or schedule, please contact

  • The Opawa Zendo: 4 Kennedy Place, Opawa on the corner of Opawa Rd opposite the Hillsborough Domain.

Parking is limited on Kennedy Place, so please park in the Bremca Ltd car park at 10 Kennedy Place.