Community

Groups
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.

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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

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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

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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 maryann@phillipstown.org.nz | Room 2

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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 phillipstownnpt@police.govt.nz or drop in to Room 2 at the Hub & they will help contact us, as we are out & about most of the time

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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. Kim Morton: 022 064 7963 | kim@otautahicreativespaces.org.nz | Room 8

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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 mtpleasantpottery@gmail.com | www.mtpleasantpottery.org.nz | Room 7

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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. 9am- 3pm. 377 2538 | 377 2544 | cantyrefugeecouncil@gmail.com | canterburyrefugeecouncil.org.nz | Rooms 13 and 14

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ICECycles

ICECycles provides free bike repair and affordable bikes for people who live in Phillipstown/Linwood. Ph. Jono 0275481800 | icecyclesbikes@gmail.com | Room 9

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Phillipstown Older Adults Leisure Club

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

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Phillipstown OSCAR

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

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Craft Groups

Sewing, knitting, crochet. Free. Ask for more info: contact us at 379 3256 or 0224767 227 or email  maryann@phillipstown.org.nz
Monday 10am-12pm | The Den
Thursday 11am-1pm | The Den

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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. www.pw.maori.nz | 379 8001 | Room 3

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Te Oriori

Te Oriori is our infant mental health prevention programme. The programme is divided into two sections, Whare Tākaro and Wānanga. Contact Alice at 0226899637 or  www.pw.maori.nz |  Room 4

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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 www.themuse.org.nz | Tel 0800 THE MUSE (0800 843 687) | Email: info@themuse.org.nz | Room 6

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Futclub at the Hub

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 5

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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 | admin@oscarnetwork.org.nz | Room 3a

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The Green Lab

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

Other Groups

Find more community groups and organizations below.

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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

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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 | jan.harris@cdhb.health.nz | Rooms 3a and 3b

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ESOL Classes with English Language Partners

Please, contact English Language Partners at 03 377 3141 or email christchurch@englishlanguage.org.nz

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Plunket

Toes & Giggles and Shimmy Shakers: two great classes run on Monday – Shimmy Shakers at 9:30 and Toes & Giggles at 11:15 & 12:30! Contact: rebecca.brundell@plunket.org.nz | Room 1

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Smoke-Free Phillipstown

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

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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 10a

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A communal Loaf

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

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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

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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

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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 5

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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

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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 5

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Babywearing Christchurch

To support people who are keen to babywear and form a group of volunteers to help other parents meet the needs of their children. Second Sunday of the month 11.30am-2m | Room 10a

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Christchurch Vegan Makete

Vegan market on the last Saturday of each month from 5 to 8pm. Sun or rain! Contact the Vegan Society.

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Plunket

Pregnancy and Parenting Education on Thursday evening from 6pm. Contact Rachel for info | Room 10

Who else?

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Amhara Relif Association

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Australia Aotearoa New Zealand Psychodrama Assiciation

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BellyFull Christchurch

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Bible Study Group

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Birthright

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Bhutanese Community of Christchurch

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Charleston Neighbourhood Associaltion

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Christchurch Budget Service

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Christchurch Christian Indian Fellowship

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Christchurch Institute of Training Psychodrama

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Cycling Action Network

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Cubbin Theatre

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Dante Alighieri Society

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DCHB clinics

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Dutch School De Klomp

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Friends of Edmonds Garden

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Impulse Theatre

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International Peer Support Aotearoa New Zealand

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Korotangi

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Mc Crafts

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Ministry of Education - Incredible Years

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New Muslim Activity Group

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Philippine Culture and Migrant Services

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Schola Cantorum

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SEWN

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Stone Carving Workshops - Shaugn Briggs

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Te Hauora Brainwave Trust

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Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust– Kaupapa Maori Antenatal

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Te kete Pounamu

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Te Puawaitanga ki Ōtautahi Trust– Breastfeeding

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Tu Rongo Tu

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Waitaha Health: Mother4Mother Breastfeeding Support

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Welsh Cambrian Society of Canterbury

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Get in Touch

Location: 39 Nursery Rd. Phillipstown, Christchurch, NZ

Telephone: 020 4069 1419 | +64 3 5952023

Email: info@phillipstown.org.nz

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