|Time reference||since 1882|
|Topic||Italian associations in New Zealand, Italian clubs,|
Club Garibaldi is a social and cultural organisation based in Wellington, established in 1882 by the earliest of Italian settlers to the Wellington region. Today the club purpose is to foster and promote Italian heritage, language and customs. Membership is open to any New Zealander who can demonstrate a link to Italian parentage, and their partners. As at the start of 2006 membership of the club stood at 300. The club operates from its own building on the corner of Tory and Vivian Streets in Wellington. The club's administration is purely voluntary and its operations are under an executive committee which meets monthly.