Wgtn Branch Team


The 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.

Theosophy on Tuesdays - ONLINE + IN PERSON (21 MARCH 2023 ONWARDS)

From Tuesday, 21 March 2023 Public Meetings will be held online -- 7.00-8.00pm. 

Members have been sent the Zoom link by email. To receive it please write to the Secretary to be included on the mailing list or for the expression of interest to join:


or you can subscribe to the online Programme mailing list by using the sign up form:



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Wellington Branch Library

Branch Library:

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.


Library open Tuesdays only 4.00 - 7.00 pm.

Check out the Online Catalogue here.

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 contact our secretary at tswlgtn@gmail.com


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.