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“Watch: Could council save Phillipstown School for 50 community groups?”


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“New community space to continually evolve. Opening day of the new community space at the Phillipstown Community Hub; Kotahitanga.”

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“Phillipstown Community Hub volunteers constructed the earth oven last month which will serve the community fresh bread in a few weeks once the clay has dried out.”


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“Watch: Former Phillipstown School turned into community hub”


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“Watch: Uncertainty for the Phillipstown Community Hub’s meeting place.”

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“After months of protests, public appeals, and a legal battle, Phillipstown School closed its doors for the last time at the end of 2014 after 137 years of serving the local community.”


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“Brand new signage designed by CPIT students was launched Saturday May 23 at the new Phillipstown Community Hub open day, to help the Christchurch eastern suburb overhaul its image.”


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“Phillipstown Community Hub to expand with gathering space”

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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...

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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