The Hub opened on April 2015 on the site of the former Phillipstown Primary School, and is now the home for many community groups and organizations offering a wide range of services and activities.
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Groups and Organizations

The list of community groups and organizations based at the Hub is here.


Phillipstown Community Centre

We provide a safe, caring, supportive environment to the people of Phillipstown with wide-ranging information, support and programs | Rooms 1 and 2


Affordable Fruit & Vege Group

We are a member of the Affordable Fruit and Vege Group, ask us for more information Tel 379 3256 | 0204 121 6155 or | Room 2

Phillipstown Neighbourhood Policing Team

For all urgent matters phone 111. Otherwise, for non-urgent enquiries phone 363 7880 or text 021 1911 359 or email or drop in to Room 2 at the Hub & they will help contact us, as we are out & about most of the time | The Den

Ōtautahi Creative Spaces Trust

A shared art studio where we use creativity to boost wellbeing. We host small creativity groups for people with experience of mental illness, social isolation and earthquake trauma. Registration required. We’re open Monday – Wednesday. Kim Morton: 022 064 7963 | | Room 5

Mt. Pleasant Pottery Club

We offer tuition on all aspects of pottery (wheels, slab, hand building). Come and enjoy our space, all are welcome. Membership $45/year. For enquiries | | Room 7


Canterbury Refugee Resettlement and resource Centre

We aim to positively influence outcomes for former Refugee communities by providing a representative voice in the Canterbury area and to facilitate their resettlement and integration. Mon-Fri. 9:00am- 5:00pm. 377 2538 | 377 2544 | | | Rooms 13 and 14



ICECycles provides free bike repair and affordable bikes for people who live in Phillipstown/Linwood. Ph. Jono 0275481800 | | Room 8a


Phillipstown Older Adults Leisure Club

Tuesday 12.30-2.30pm, $3 session (outings $5) includes afternoon tea.  Tel 379 3256 | 0204 121 6155 or | Room 10

Phillipstown OSCAR

Our OSCAR provides before and after school care and holiday programs to primary age children. Tel 022 4767 227 | 379 3256 or | Room 1

Purapura Whetu

We are a Kaupapa Māori Health, mental health and social services group. We combine clinical, cultural and community support into services that embrace the Māori view of wellbeing. Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5pm. | | 379 8001 | Room 3


The Muse Community Music Trust

We create fun, holistic and inclusive music experiences for people of all ages and abilities, including regular daytime and evening singing groups, opportunities to develop musicianship, drumming and more | Tel 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) | Email: | Room 6


White Elephant Trust

White Elephant Trust’s mission is to provide opportunities for young people to explore their strengths and find their fit, so that we have a community where all young people have a sense of identity and belonging. We create opportunities for the rangatahi of Ōtautahi to do cool stuff and express their unique wairua, by facilitating exciting, fun programmes and events in our space at the Phillipstown Community Hub. Email | | Room 8


OSCAR Network

The OSCAR Network provides support to programmes but is not a programme provider. We do not assess, endorse, approve, license or fund programmes | | Room 11 and 12

Greening the Rubble

GtR focus is to work with communities, co-creating spaces that support strong connections and wellbeing. | Container

Other Groups

Find more community groups and organizations below.



Our mission is to become the best versions of ourselves – happier, healthier and more confident. We achieve this with exercise, a can do attitude and continued non judgmental support and we aim to help others do the same Facebook | Room 8


Narcotics Anonymous

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a global organisation of recovering addicts. NA members are men and women from all walks of life for whom drugs had become a major problem, who meet regularly to help each other stay clean, and recover from the effects of addiction in their lives. Website      Wednesday 7.00pm| Room 9


Man Up/Pasifika Man Up

We are a support group for men within a confidential environment where we can share, discuss, encourage and support each other. Wednesday or Thursday from 6.30pm | Room 9

B4 School Checks

The B4 School Check is a nationwide programme offering a free health and development check for 4-year-olds. For a booking contact Jan Harris: 383 6877 ext 9961 | | Rooms 3a and 3b


ESOL Classes

Please, contact English Language Partners at 03 377 3141 or email

Smoke-Free Phillipstown

Support to people who want to stop smoking. Contact Robyn Harris: 021 222 3320.
Friday 12-2pm | Room 10


Christchurch Rocks

This group is about creating art and spreading happiness by painting rocks to hide around Christchurch (New Zealand) or wherever you may be travelling to. The goals is to encourage creativity, exploring your very own environment. Facebook
First Sunday of the month | Room 4


A communal Loaf

For bread and pizza lovers: everything about sourdough and baking in our earth oven. Facebook


Community Garden

Do you like gardening? New members are always welcome to come along and join us working in our thriving community garden. Wednesday, 1-4pm and Saturday 10-1pm. For more information, contact the Hub directly

Sit & Be Fit

Seated balance and fitness classes for elderly people.
Thursdays 10-11.30am. Cost: $4 a session. For more information, contact the Hub directly | Room 1

Overeaters Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from eating compulsively. Tuesday 7:30-9pm, free. Contact: 020 402 29794 | Room 10

Youth Olympic Wrestling

Wrestling, under the guidance of a skilled coach, is safe and a lot of fun. Training sessions for children Mondays and Fridays 5-6pm. Contact Tristan: 021 66 1040 | Room 4


Positive Radiance

This group aim is to support others in their endeavour to create a life that is purposeful, fulfilling and meaningful. Susan uses a mixture of tools and strategies based on various life coaching philosophies. Wednesday 6-9pm | The Den


DIY Dance

Dance your way. Cost is either a gold coin or non perishable food items  for the Community Pantry. Website
Tuesday 1-2pm | Room 8


Handcraft Club

Sewing, knitting, crochet. Free. Ask for more info: 379 3256 or 0224767 227
Thursday 11am-1pm | Room 10a


Better Breathing Coffee Group

To support those with asthma, COPD or other respiratory conditions. Cost: $2 per session. Contact: Pauline Mohi 381 0547.   Monday 10-11am | Room 4

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Location: 39 Nursery Rd. Phillipstown, Christchurch, NZ

Telephone: 020 4069 1419 | +64 3 5952023


Office Hours: M-F: 9am - 5:30pm