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“Watch: Could council save Phillipstown School for 50 community groups?”CTV
“New community space to continually evolve. Opening day of the new community space at the Phillipstown Community Hub; Kotahitanga.”The Press
“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.”CTV
“Watch: Former Phillipstown School turned into community hub”CTV
“Watch: Uncertainty for the Phillipstown Community Hub’s meeting place.”Metro News
“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.”RNZ
“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.”Ara
“Phillipstown Community Hub to expand with gathering space”The Press
Since 2015, the Hub has been honored by the visits of a good number of MPs, Ministers and Elected Members. The Prime Minister herself has been to the Hub twice. Unfortunately, not all those visits have happened in pleasant circumstances, in fact some of them we would...
'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 produce...
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...