Matariki Rubbish Report

At this year’s Matariki celebrations, we trialed a system with our rubbish, aiming to recycle or compost as much as possible. Our volunteer Sarah reports on its success below! Aim: to recycle or compost as much waste as possible. I set up a number of bins the...

Phillipstown Hub Community Pantry

‘Give what you can, take what you need.’ Introducing the newest addition to the Phillipstown Community Hub! Facing out onto the footpath outside 39 Nursery Rd, our Community Pantry has three sturdy shelves protected from the elements and ready for your surplus...

Visit of the General Governor

The Governor General visited the hub on the 2nd August. Here is a copy of the welcoming speech for the occasion. “Your Excellencies, The Rt Hon. Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne. Tēnā kōrua katoa Tēnā koutou katoa Ko Viviana toku ingoa Nō Itaria au Kei...

Matariki at the Hub Was a Success

We had a fantastic day at the Hub! A huge “thank you” to all the fantastic people who made Matariki at the Hub a great success! Purapura Whetu Programmes, OSCAR Network, Canterbury Police, Ōtautahi Creative Spaces, The Muse Community Music Trust, Mt Pleasant Pottery...

Community Gala

Time flies! Here we are, back with our fantastic, wonderful free Community Gala! And this year, it will be bigger, funnier and busier than ever! Bouncy castle, face painting, balloons, ponies, mobile farms for the kids! Pedalmania for everyone! Stone carving...