The town was founded in the 1830s by English settlers from Northumberland, England and many of it's streets are named after towns in the 'home' County.Warkworth has often been called one of the loveliest towns in New Zealand.
Warkworth U3A has general meetings usually on the
second Monday of February, April, June, August, October
The meetings are held in the Totara Park Retirement Village, Recreation Hall, Melwood Drive, Warkworth at 10 a.m.
These meetings feature a guest speaker, morning tea, a short study group presentation and any business items that need attention.
The meetings are informal and convivial.
Our Special Interest Group meetings are held monthly at different times as arranged by each group. The venues usually vary with each meeting.