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Auckland Central Community SHED and Gribblehirst HUB

The Gribblehirst HUB ,is a wider community society.A "shed" based on the MENZSHED ideals,with separate woodwork and engineering sections,where people can continue hobbies or learn woodwork/engineering.We assist local community projects by making items for social events.The kitchen and social room always welcomes you ,for a chat and a cupper.Your first visit is free,but many become ardent friends for life.The community section ,(200 sq m)on the first floor is available for a wide range of community organisations,and has a large kitchen and meeting room,that has a separate entrance and full facilities,with wheelchair access.Contact us to receive more information.

South Auckland Woodturners Guild

The guild is fortunate to have amongst its membership, several competent turner/demonstrators, and their input, combined with the resources that our committee call upon, provide members with a varied and continually challenging programme.

In a country blessed with a variety of timbers, it is no small wonder that crafts abound in New Zealand, and that working with wood is so popular. Just think of the work we see done in our homes by handymen who have grown up in the ‘do it yourself’ tradition.

The Wellington MakerSpace

Do you have a product or prototype idea you’d like to make a reality but don’t have the knowhow or access to the right designers?

The Wellington Makerspace is a full design and build agency that can do all the prototyping, design¸ and production for your business or personal projects!

We also offer:

• Equipment Rental & Sales to Schools • Introductory Workshops for Adults - Laser Cutting & Engraving - 3D Printing - Creating Graphics for Laser, CNC Router or Vinyl

Explore our website at www.WellingtonMakerspace.com

Our team also has a passion for helping kids learn by making through our charitable arm, the Makerspace Trust. We offer classes for children ages 8-18 and provide professional development for teachers looking to bring making into the classroom throughout the Wellington region.

Discover more at www.MakerspaceTrust.org

MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology)

MOTAT opened in 1964 and since then has been explored and enjoyed by millions of visitors. MOTAT is New Zealand's largest transport and technology museum with a focus on creating an interactive and educational experience for its vistors. Long Description The largest museum of its kind in New Zealand, MOTAT offers a fun, interactive, and educational experience. Explore our fascinating exhibitions telling stories of the history and development of New Zealand transport, technology and Kiwi ingenuity.

Visit the original Pumphouse, wander through our historic village or ride the heritage tram to our Aviation Display Hall which houses one of the largest aviation collections in the Southern Hemisphere.

Kids are well-catered for with interactive examples, hands-on technology zone plus our Tinkering Tots gallery which is designed especially for under 5’s.

MOTAT has something for everyone and is known as one of Auckland’s best value attractions. With regular events, school holiday experiences and monthly Live Days, visit www.motat.org.nz to find out what is on at MOTAT for your next visit.