Wellington Branch of the Theosophical Society
Wellington Branch of the Theosophical Society was the first branch to be established in New Zealand, in 1888. Members meet regularly and discuss theosophical topics.
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The Wellington Branch has one of the best libraries in Wellington for esoteric literature. Members of the Wellington Branch can borrow books for a couple of weeks at a time.
All are welcome to visit the Library during the open hours. Membership of the library is also available to non-members.
Tuesdays -- 4.00-7.00pm (July- December 2019)
Before and after Tuesday sessions
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Becoming a Member of Wellington Branch of the Theosophical Society Inc.
Members and friends of Wellington Branch meet regularly on Tuesdays to discuss various topics relevant to the study of Theosophy such as the spiritual life, Ancient Wisdom teachings, recent scientific studies, and discuss how to apply these principles in our life. You are welcome come along and meet some of our members and attend a few Tuesday meetings.
We are a vibrant community and we welcome new members enquiring into the big questions of life. As a member you will also be able to attend our in-depth Members only meetings which are held on Sunday afternoons. See full programme for details. Our Branch has a comprehensive library and as a member you can borrow books without any extra charge.
If you are interested in applying for membership to our Branch then please download the application form.
How to Join
The completed form and membership fee can be brought to one of the Tuesday Meetings (7.30-9.00pm). The Committee will be processing your application in the following Committee meeting.
The Membership fee which has to be paid annually is:
You may also deposit the amount to the branch bank account and let us know you have done this by email to:
Branch Secretary: email@example.com
Account Name: WELLINGTON LODGE OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOC INC
Account Number: 38-9007-0433248-00
Special Interest Groups:
The members are also involved in various activities and belong to special interest groups like the Golden Stairs Character Building Group and the Theosophical Order of Service.
Where: 19 Marion Street, Te Aro, Wellington
The Theosophical Order of Service (TOS): Yearly Events and Volunteering (Contact: Sushma Webber 04 971 2409)
Historically among its members were Sir Harry Atkinson, Prime Minister of New Zealand; Mr. Van Staveren, the Jewish Rabbi; H. M. Stowell, a Maori Tohunga (priest); and Mr. Edward Tregear who wrote a book about the similarities of the Hindu and Maori languages. Another notable long-standing member was H. G. R. Mason, who was Attorney General in 1935 and held various ministerial offices during his political career and yet found time to be actively involved with the work of the Theosophical Society.