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Manuka Cottage
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St Mary's Church
21 Church Square
Christchurch 8024
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PO Box 33025
Barrington 8244
03 338 1613
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Cherylan Davies
Manuka Cottage Addington Community House - 03 3381613

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Manuka Cottage Addington Community House Incorporated is a community development hub for Addington residents, and the wider community. It is a safe place to come and connect, make new friends and participate in it's many activities, groups and projects. Manuka Cottage exists to help people overcome barriers, to belong and to participate in the world around them. This is not a care facility. It is not a social service agency nor does it specialise in any other field other than what would be expected at a Community House. People who come here must be independent, polite and adhere to the Code of Conduct expected in any community organisation. If you cannot care for your own body or mouth, then Manuka Cottage is not the place for you.
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Links to other sites, e.g. government, health, legal, consumer etc Yes
Updated: 16 Aug 2006
Special Features
Special Features
Manuka Cottage is a Community House temporarily situated at ST Mary's Church in Church Square, Addington. We run activities, enjoy the company of all with a hot cup of coffee or tea and chat and share information resources. All people regardless of gender, religion, ethnicity, age or anything that would set you apart as different are welcome here. Most activities we run are free of charge.

Monday - Thursday the Cottage is open.
MONDAY 10am-1pm
TUESDAY Women only 10.30am - 3pm
WEDNESDAY 10am - 2.30pm
THURSDAY 10am - 12pm Cottage Activities
12.30pm - 2.45pm Mothers Community Program (on hold)

The Cottage runs groups and activities such as;
Coffee and conversation, 2 walking groups Monday and Thursday, craft group Tuesday afternoon, On a Wednesday the whole community gets together for a healthy lunch for a gold coin donation. This is a chance for conversation with a range of people from your local neighbourhood and an opportunity to hear what's happening around and about.
You do not have to live in Addington to take advantage of Manuka Cottage. We also welcome volunteer contribution. Please dont sit at home alone you are warmly welcome here at Manuka Cottage! Come and belong!
Lunch Gold Coin
Hot drinks 10c
Biscuits 20c
Updated: 30 Nov 2018
Languages Spoken
Languages Spoken
Other Details Yes English is spoken here at Manuka Cottage but we encourage peoples from different cultures to participate to help end isolation and racisim in the community
Updated: 3 May 2011
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Lunch Yes No No Gold coin donation for Community Lunch. Winter hot vegetable soup. Summer sandwiches, sausage sizzle
Club/Drop in Centre Yes No No Mon - Thurs. 10c a hot cuppa, great company and most activities free.
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No Free Currently on Hold until someone can take this group. 2 walking groups free
Other Social Support Yes No No Manuka Cottage is a place where individuals can come and participate in the many groups and activities. Most of them are free to attend. There is no joining up fee. The concept of the Cottage is hospitality, resources, connections. All are welcome.
Updated: 23 Jun 2014