Tawa Lions Saturday Market

9am – 2pm every Saturday wet or fine

 Outlet City carpark, 24 Main Road, Tawa

  •  Market-fresh vegetables &fruit
  •  Eggs
  •  Honey
  •  Second hand books
  •  Car-boot sales

Funds raised by Tawa Lions go towards community activities

Donation of books welcome.


Car Boot Sales 

  • Car boot Sales and sites no greater than 3 metre width for only $10.
  • Local not-for-profit organisations, school groups, etc,  no charge.
  • No need to book. Just turn up on the Saturday of your choosing.
  • Sell those unwanted items cluttering up your house or garage.

Stall Holders

For sites greater than 3 metres in width, price by negotiation.

Support Your Local Community

Funds raised by Tawa Lions through the Saturday market are distributed to community organisations.

Recycle Your Old Spectacles

Bring in your old unused spectacles to the Lions Stall at the market for recycling overseas.

Still Holding Old Money?

  • Support the “Heads up for Kids” project supporting youth activities
  • Donate your obsolete NZ & Overseas coins and notes.
  • Bring them to the market or put them in the box at Tawa New World (opposite Lotto Counter)

Kan Tabs for Kidney Kids

Lions at the market will gladly accept donations of tabs from aluminium cans and wine bottle screw caps.

Market established in 2006

In the past twelve  years over $200,000 has been raised.

Last year the local community was supported by grants and assistance to:

  • Tawa Community Patrol  
  • Tawa based Kiwi Community Assistance  
  • Tawa Christmas Parade
  • Camp Quality for Kid’s with cancer
  • Tawa Intermediate School Citizenship Awards
  • Tawa Schools Music Festival
  • Tawa War Memorial
  • Spirit of Adventure Sailings for Youth
  • Wellington Free Ambulance
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • MenzShed Tawa
  • Development of individual youth.

Lions organised or assisted with the following:

  • Tawa Lions Christmas Parade  
  • Tawa Young Acheivers Awards
  • Co-ordinated & collected for five Street appeals
  • Management of the Elsdon Youth Camp
  • Driving of disabled to the Whitford Brown Centre, Porirua
  • Toot for Tucker with Tawa Rotary
  • Sale of Lions Christmas Cakes

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