At Kelston Community Hub we offer a number of programmes and classes for our local community.


Taumata o Te Whau


Our vision is to create a thriving whanau of Māori elders in the Whau, living life to its fullest, and sharing our knowledge and wisdom of our Māori world.

monthly hui (gathering).  Our voice in the community matters, and we believe life never stops at retirement. 

For more information call:

09 8139670


'Ko ngā kaumatua ngā tāonga o te ao'

(The elderly are the treasures of our world)

Matua Pasifika 


Matua Pasifika is a gathering of pacific elders, coordinated by our Community Support Worker.  A gathering for shared stories, crafts, food, singing and laughter.  

The last Tuesday of every month: 10.30am - 12:00pm

For more information call:

Marie sio

Community Support Worker

09 8139670

Te Kerehana Playgroup

Kids playing

A great place to make friends, have a cuppa and let your kids play and learn with local children.  

Playing to empower children's learning.  Great opportunity for young families to meet, share and learn together.  

Te Kerehana Playgroup is every Friday during term time

                                10:00am - 12:00pm


For more information call: 

09 813 9670

Abundant Box Project


Abundant Box Project provides free support to help families get through challenging times.  If you know a family who is in need of food support,  you can give us a call. 

PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately we do not service families outside of the Whau Area.

Food support is coordinated every fortnight on a Thursday.

For information call:

Marie Sio 

Community Support Worker

09 8139670


Cosy Club

Citizens playing bingo


Are you over 65yrs and want to meet new people who love to play BINGO? Come along to Cosy, meet new friends and share stories.  

Cosy Club is a vibrate club of senior citizens, who love to get together for BINGO and go to different events throughout the year.

More information call:

09 8139670

Project Whenua


Monthly garden workshops held here at the hub.   Learn how to build and maintain your own garden, to creating your own compost and lots more.  We supply the building materials, knowledge and supply a morning tea.  There is a small charge of $5.00 per workshop.  

Different topics every month, and some workshops are repeated due to high demand.  Watch this space for up and coming workshops for 2021, or keep an eye out for updates on our facebook page.

For more information call:

Elmma Mataakama

Project Whenua Facilitator


BOOST FREE 6 week community course


Boost is a FREE 6 week Community Course.   If you're passion about your community and you want to lead a project, gain more confidence to find employment, or you just need some direction and connect with others in your community.  Register and find more information by calling the hub.

For more information call:

Ngaire Joe

Boost Tutor




Sisterhood Empowerment 


Legacy is a women empowerment program for all women, from all walks of life. We are about encouraging and supporting each other on the path to greatness.

Every Tuesday 7:00pm - 9:00pm

For more information call:

0800 1105582

Man Up


ManUp Kelston

A 15 week program for men designed to address the root cause of:

  • Domestic Violence

  • Drug & Alcohol Abuse

  • Depression

  • Crime & poverty

A safe environment for men of all walks of life.

Every Wednesday 7:00pm

For more information call:


Phineas Mann 021 2947308


Hippy reading programmes for kids

HIPPY (Home Interaction Programme for Parents and Youngsters) is a 2 year home based programme that helps parents to get their child ready for school learning. Children can start HIPPY when they are between 3 yrs and 4 yrs old.

Your child will learn about books, numbers, colours and shapes. Learn to write their name, enjoy many songs, listen and follow instructions, develop logical thinking and problem solving and enjoy exploring and experimenting and much more.

The Group Meeting is fortnightly coming together of parents and tutors to work through the activities and share experiences and have fun.

For more information call:

Lynda Durbin  

813 4949  or  0212676467


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