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Mary Potter Apartments
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442 Durham Street North
St Albans
Christchurch 8014
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Pauline Loach-Ponga - 03 372 9224
Nicola Smith - 03 372 9224
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We seek to provide a warm, caring, safe and homely environment where the individuality of each person is valued and respected. In the spirit of our Founder, Venerable Mary Potter, we seek to make her words our own: "There is no greater power in life than love"
Composition of Facility
Composition of Facility
Type Details
Apartments (1bedroom)
Weekly Rental $380.00
Details These beautifully appointed, architecturally designed one bedroom apartments are three years old. They are situated at 444 Durham Street North and provide the very best of multi-complex living. The Apartments are part of a complex of twelve situated around a central courtyard.
Apartments (2 Bedroom plus garage)
Weekly Rental $475.00
Details These beautifully appointed, architecturally designed two bedroom apartments are three years old. They are situated at 444 Durham Street North and provide the very best of multi-complex living. The Apartments are part of a complex of twelve situated around a central courtyard.
Updated: 26 Jun 2023
Rental Details
Rental Details
Rental Details Details
What rental covers Rental of $475 per week for the new two bedroom Apartments covers the rent as in a regular tenancy. No extra charges are made by Little Company of Mary. The tenant pays all their own costs such as Electricity, Phone and the like. No weekly service charge. Gardens and grounds taken care of by Little Company of Mary as Landlord
Eligibility Criteria Application forms available from the office by calling in or phoning 372 9224, email nzadmin@lcm.org.au
Garden Maintenance Taken care of by Landlord, tenants can plant in planters provided or have pots on their terrace.
Updated: 26 Jun 2023
Personnel & Services
Personnel & Services
Personnel / Service Hours Per Week Status Details
Activities Co-ordinator 14 Yes Cathie Breen is our Activities Co-Ordinator and is on site at Mary Potter Community Centre on Monday's and Thursdays. Cathie's email is activities@lcm.org.au
Other Personnel Yes Business Manager Pauline Loach-Ponga, Assistant Accountant and Rental Enquiries Nicola Smith, Administration - Janine Schwartfeger
Updated: 26 Jun 2023
Facility Features
Facility Features
Feature Status Details
Social/Recreational Programme Yes We have regular activities at the Mary Potter Centre on a Monday and Thursday from 9.00am - 3.00pm
Community Complex Yes Mary Potter Community Centre, available for use of Residents and Hire by community organisations.
24 Hour Security No Gated Community
Newsletter Yes Monthly newsletter
Library Yes The library is In the Community Centre and is available to residents
Gardens Yes Enjoy the Peace of our Italian Garden, a hidden treasure so close to the CBD
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Special Features
Special Features
The special feature of the Mary Potter housing complex is the ability to have independent living within a caring Catholic community. Residents do not have to be Catholic but can benefit from the homely safe caring community developed here by the Little Company of Mary Sisters. (Who formerly ran Calvary Hospital - now Southern Cross)
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Interests & Activities
Interests & Activities
Activity programme, Bingo, Board games, Cards, Chapel, Craft, Entertainment, Exercises, Garden, Picnic facilities, Pilates, Roses
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations
Religious/Spiritual Affiliations Status Details
Denominations/Faiths represented Yes While these apartments and units are owned and administered by the Little Company of Mary religious sisters, all are welcome.
Updated: 15 Aug 2018
Location Distance Details
Public Transport 0.05 Km Short walk to catch the bus on Bealey Ave or on Colombo Street
Shops 1.10 Km 13 minute walk from Mary Potter to the shops at Edgeware Rd, Supermarket, Pharmacy, Butcher, Fruit and Veggie
Parks 1.80 Km 1.8km walk to Hagley park, close to the CBD as well
Library 1.50 Km 1.5km to the Christchurch Library on the corner of Colombo and Gloucester Streets
Updated: 22 May 2019