Tuesday, 10 am

Who Are We: A Nonprofit Organisation located on the Kapiti Coast


The Ocean Road Community Centre

45 Ocean Road

Paraparaumu Beach 5032


The Kapiti Herb Society was formed in 1979 bringing people together who are interested in the growth and use of herbs.

Please click on 'About' and read the summary presented to the current membership on our 40th Anniversary in 2019 regarding the beginnings of this society.


  • to study all aspects of herbs

  • to promote to a wider audience the use and value of growing herbs

  • to publish articles, pamphlets and booklets on herbs

  • to exchange information with groups having similar interests


The society holds one meeting per month; every second Tuesday at 10 am

  • General Business is presented and discussed

  • An activity and/or speaker is presented

  • Each month one herb is chosen to be studied and discussed - presented by a Club Member

  • The meetings have a sales table offering herb plants and herbal products

  • Members are able to borrow from the library a wide selection of books on herbs and related subjects

  • A Raffle draw every month

  • Summary review of publications and news related to herbs - presented by Beryl Fletcher

  • Mid meeting break including herbal tea and light refreshment in keeping with the theme of the meeting

Everyone is very welcome to come along and join us, the first visit is free and casual members

can attend meetings for a small donation.

Kapiti Herb Society is a member of the Herb Federation of New Zealand.

Next meeting See Calendar, Events

Social Activities:

  • Bus/Car trips.

  • Being included in other herb society functions.

  • Visiting related businesses/farms, growing paddocks, etc.

  • Christmas celebrations


All members receive a monthly online newsletter called 'The Bay Tree'.

The editorial team welcomes contributions from members to make The Bay Tree a more accurate reflection of the interests of members and herbal matters.

Subscriptions: Subscriptions will be:

are $15 single, $25 double for the year 2021, and are renewable in July each year.