Newtown Community Centre / Te Whare Hapori o Ngā Puna Waiora

Newtown Community Centre / Te Whare Hapori o Ngā Puna Waiora

Te Whare Hapori o ngā Puna Waiora / Newtown Community Centre is seeking our communities support to continue to thrive!

Newtown, Wellington

Kia ora tātou,

We are the Newtown Community Centre / Te Whare Hapori o ngā Puna Waiora - a thriving community centre based in Newtown, Pōneke. Not only do we hire venues (we have 8 spaces available) but we run various programmes and projects that support our community to:

- have access to delicious kai

- have ways to connect

- build community together

- learn & upskill

- find support

- have access to resources

- make life more rich/meaningful/fun!

Here's a small taste of what we get up too:

- Free soup Fridays - a community lunch, all welcome

- Community Fridge & Pataka Kai - often stocked by local cafés - free snacks!

- Community Theatre - complete with theatre lights, projector, house P.A

- Wellington Timebank - share skills, knowledge, talents for timecredits, instead of money (www.wellingtontimebank.org.nz)

- Newtown Tool Library - A library for tools! (www.newtown-tool-library.com)

- Wash Against Waste - keep your events/parties waste free

- Exercise Classes - tai chi, yoga and dance at affordable rates

- Youth Workshops - more recently mural and zines projects

- Drop in Room - come get out of the cold, have a cuppa or come work and hang out from our cozy space.

- One-off events, workshops and classes - that respond to community wants and needs

- The Newtown News & our E-newsletter - sharing all the good that happens in the best 'burb in Wellington

- Supporting JP (Justice of the Peace) services & drop-in legal clinics

..... and plenty more....!

More about us

We're a thriving community centre - with 8 venues available to hire. We also run loads of community development projects such as Wellington Timebank, Smart Newtown, programme's for youth and Newtown Tool Library!

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Latest donations

Simon
Simon on 06 Jun 2024
Koha towards Soup Friday and community fridge please.
$48
Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Thanks Simon - I'll let the Soup Friday crew (chefs) know that you've supported them in this way - really appreciate your support - legend!

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre
Sam
Sam on 30 Apr 2024
Koha to your wonderful community lunches and the community spirit you foster every week. Ngā mihi nui to your team!
Private
Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Kia ora Sam! Thank you so much for your donation and kind words! I'll pass this onto the team ! :)

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 30 Apr 2024
A koha towards your wonderful quick kai work.
$30
Jo
Jo on 21 Feb 2024
$100
Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Thank you so much for your kind donation Jo! :)

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre
Guest Donor
Guest Donor on 27 Nov 2023
Thanks from Warren Williams
$150
Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

Kia ora Warren! Thank you so much for your support e hoa, really appreciated!

Newtown Community & Cultural Centre

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