WELCOME TO ROWLEY RESOURCE CENTRE
(Kaitiaki o Horomaka)

 

 

 


The Staff and Board of Rowley Resource Centre would like to wish our wonderful community and local agencies we have collaborated with over the years, a safe and merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We look forward to seeing you all in the new year!  

For assistance over the holidays: https://www.rowleyresourcecentre.org.nz/Updates/Assistance-during-the-holidays/

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT US:
Rowley Resource Centre Incorporated Society was established in 1990 and became a legal entity on the 22nd February 1993 (CH/563296).

We are a community-based Centre that focuses on enabling community development and growth through the provision of community-led groups and projects for people to gain and become empowered for a better quality of life within our community.

Our Mission: To be a resilient community where people belong, contribute and grow.
Our Vision: Growing connectedness, support and sustainability so people can be empowered to a better quality of life.
Our Values: Connectedness, empowerment, holistic well-being, humility, innovation, integrity and sustainability.
Our Purpose: To build collaboration, co-operation, a sustainable and robust community.


Office details:

Address: 89 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay, Christchurch
Opening hours:  Monday to Friday 9am-2pm, closed weekend and public holidays (Holiday period: Closed 2pm Fri 16th Dec, Re-open Mon 16th Dec 2023)


To contact us:

▪ Use our contact page 
▪To send an email directly to staff member, see the 'Meet the Team
▪Leave a phone message on 03-9601776
▪Or come into the Centre

 

Featured Programmes

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Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Every Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30am -12:30pm

Free Adult Classes through HALC 
Tutor: Mary
Information:
We have ex…

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Community Shed (Woodwork)

Every Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn Skills. Share Skills. Be involved.
The Community (Woodwork) Shed br…

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Stone Carving Class

Every Wednesday 10-12PM

Develop your carving skills!
Learn to carve stone using traditional hand …

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Kuki Drumming & Ukelele

Date /Time TBC

Vae Tupu’anga presents Kuki drumming and ukulele learning with Tai!

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Adult Literacy and Numeracy

Every Tuesday and Thursdays 9:30am -12:30pm

Free Adult Classes through HALC 
Tutor: Mary

Information:

We have experienced Tutors from HALC (Hagley Adult Literacy Centre) who will assist with reading, writing, maths, computer skills, workplace communication and help learners work towards their NCEA Level 1 standards.
Classes are kept small so that individuals can go at their own pace and level. 

Requirements:

  • Classes are free to NZ Citizens and Residents, but full attendance to classes is required.
  • Runs every Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am-12:30pm
  • You will also need to meet the Tutor prior to starting class.
  • Classes run during school term only, with breaks during the school holidays.

Please contact Evelyn if you would like more information: manager@rowleyresourcecentre.org.nz or ring (03) 960 1776.
**No classes during school holidays. 


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Community Shed (Woodwork)

Every Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00pm

Learn Skills. Share Skills. Be involved.

The Community (Woodwork) Shed brings people in the community together to:

  • Learn skills.
  • Share new skills.
  • Have a great time catching up and have plenty of laughs in a supportive shared space.
  • Be a part of the community.

It is a safe and wonderful place for everyone in the community to make projects while learning to:

  • Use the correct ways of using hand tools.
  • Safely learn to operate power tools and woodwork machinery.
  • Skilled guidance from the three tutors in a well equipped workshop.
  • For both unskilled and skilled people. 
  • You can work on your personal project or you may assist with any community projects the Shed and Centre are involved in.
  • The Shed is fully equipped with tools, machinery and equipment that can be used for a variety of small to medium sized projects. 

Like to join?
If you would like to brush up or learn new woodwork skills, come and have a chat with the Tutors Alec, Trevor or Lawrence at our Community Shed who are here every Tuesday between 10am-12pm during school term only. Or email: manager@rowleyresourcecentre.org.nz or phone (03) 960 1776 between 9am-2pm, Monday-Friday.

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Stone Carving Class

Every Wednesday 10-12PM

Develop your carving skills!

Learn to carve stone using traditional hand tools! Using just a hammer and chisel you will enjoy the satisfaction of turning a piece of raw Oamaru stone into a wonderful creation for your garden or for indoors. Classes are held in the stone carving yard, which is in front of the Community Woodwork Shed at Rowley Resource Centre. 

  • The cost is dependent on the size of stone that you will need to create your masterpiece. It will be a small cost.
  • The classes are run every Wednesdays at Rowley Resource Centre during school term only, between 10am – 12pm. 
  • Classes are kept small and limited due to space restrictions. 
  • All tools will be provided.
  • Ideal for those with little or no stone carving experience, however all are welcome. 
  • For more information, you can pop into our Centre on Wednesdays between 10am-12pm to talk to Eddie Cook, the Stone Carving Tutor who will explain to you everything you will need to know before you can start. Or email: manager@rowleyresourcecentre.org.nz or ring (03) 960 1776 between 9am-2pm, Monday to Friday. 

Requirements:
Please ensure you wear appropriate warm (old) clothing and suitable footwear (closed-toe, closed-heel shoes) as you will be working outdoors in a sheltered area.
Long hair must be tied back. 
You will need to wear a mask during class, due to the stone dust.
Tutor: Eddie Cook

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Kuki Drumming & Ukelele

Date /Time TBC

Vae Tupu’anga presents Kuki drumming and ukulele learning with Tai!

  • No cost!
  • Open to ages 8-13 years old
  • Learn basic Cook Island drumming and ukelele. 
  • Dates and venue coming soon!
  • Limited spaces so register your child now!

To register your child, please contact Tai:
Email: events@rowleyresourcecentre.org.nz
Text: 027 5119 519

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