Te Whare Roimata


274 Gloucester Street

Postal Address
PO Box 32-129

379 5134

365 5191

Jenny Smith



Hours are Monday-Friday 9.00 am-3.00pm. Te Whare Roimata is a grass roots community development organisation working with the inner city people of the eastern community. We provide a range of programmes. Non profit making.
You are warmly invited to visit, have a cuppa and take part in programmes of interest to you. Programmes are as follows – Ph 379 5134 for details of all programmes:-

Playgroup -Discontinued at present.
Adult ESOL Class and Homework Class5.00pm-7.00pm
Welfare Information & Advocacy – Ongoing by appointment
Maori Health Programme – Regularly by appointment – includes annual Maori Health Day.
Neighbourhood Support & Outreach – Ongoing by appointment – includes home visiting & support especially for older people.
Gold Coin Café – Thursday 12.15 – Cost Gold Coin – Held at 468 Worcester St. booking required
Labour Pool – Ongoing throughout ChCh
Will do section tidying, rubbish removal and small household shifts. Also have a truck for removal of small amounts of furniture. Clients are asked to pay small amount towards costs unless extenuating circumstances exist.

Linwood Community Arts Centre, cnr Worcester St & Stanmore Road, a wide range of activities are offered, including workshops, classes, festivals, ongoing performances, concerts, art tours & exhibitions.

Maori Community Worker – Ongoing
Smith Street Community Garden – Ongoing
Also have group outings, walking groups & neighbourhood recreation activities.

Six Weekly foot clinic is available. Help available with toe nail cutting, referral available to Podiatrist.

Maureen McGregor is a community health worker with Partnership Health and may be able to provide transport to essential medical appointments and assistance in accessing primary health care, phone 021 906 922.


Cultural Support, Ethnic Groups, Footcare, Furniture, Gardening, Maori Services, Social Contact, Transport, Walking Groups