The Shetland Society of Wellington is a group of people with a connection to, or interest in, the Shetland Islands.

 

Vikings

About the society

We get together regularly to celebrate the New Zealand-Shetland connection, provide information about Shetland to our members, and participate in community events to promote and celebrate Shetland’s culture, music and heritage.
shetland bbq Events
Check out our Events page to see what functions are coming up. Every year we hold a Picnic, Viking Ball, Local Outing, Mid-winter Foy, Anniversary Dinner, and Children’s Christmas Party/Members’ Afternoon Tea. 

Membership

We extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to join us. Members get together regularly, receive a quarterly newsletter, and can borrow books relating to Shetland from our new library collection. You can apply for membership or email us for more information at membership@shetlandwellington.org.nz

 

Latest news.....

ST ANDREW'S DAY CELEBRATION

Join the Society and other Wellington Scottish groups in this celebration at Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay on Sunday 30 November from 1pm-4pm

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY AND MEMBERS' AFTERNOON TEA

Sunday 7 December 2.30pm-5pm at the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall, cnr Hanson and Stoke Streets, Newtown. $5 per member

Register with the Secretary if bringing children secretary@shetlandwellington.org.nz

2.30pm Games for children

3.00pm Puppeteer/storyteller

4.00pm Afternoon tea

4.30pm Father Christmas

The Library Collection will be available to browse and choose your holiday reading.

 

THE SHETLAND ISLES
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 NEWS
The Shetland Times
 
The Shetland News

BACKGROUND
Shetland Family History Society

Shetland Museum & Archives

CULTURE
Shetland ForWirds

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Shetland Music

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