About the Hub

The Sumner Hub is the Home and administration / project heart of the Sumner Community Residents Association.

We are located in the old the Sumner Police station at 57 Nayland St, Sumner 8081.



Face-to-face hours 

We are seeking volunteers to work in the Hub so to allow us to increase opening hours. 

Where possible the Hub is open:

Monday - Friday 10am-12pm

Contact us

Face to Face:  you're always welcome to visit us at the Hub, weekdays 10am-12pm

Email: charlie@sumnercommunity.nz


Post: 57 Nayland Street, Christchurch 8081

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sumnerhub/



  Hot Desk  

The Sumner Hub offers:

The Bikery - open Saturday and Sunday mornings or by appointment

  • maintenance of bikes
  • maintenance of local trails

art@SumnerHub - hours by appointment

  • art and craft classes

Advertising & Promotion

  • Sumner Hub facebook page
  • Sumner Hub website
  • Whiteboards for messages and advertising
  • Email newsletters
  • Village Mall, Sumner Centre, and Sumner Hub noticeboards


  • putting the community's perspective in front of CCC, our Community Board, and media
  • assisting community groups to make progress by helping to articulate and guide where possible

Community Group Assistance

  • Hot desk
  • Use of SCRA mailing address
  • Promotion via the Sumner Hub website, social media channels and fortnightly e-newsletters
  • Umbrella support under the SCRA Incorporation status for funding applications and use of SCRA Community Funds bank account.

Information & Resources

  • Brochures and pamphlets
  • Council documents “Have your say”
  • Books and magazines for loan on how to empower communities
  • hire of sound system, gardening items, event equipment

Lost Property and Information Distribution

  • Return of lost items to their rightful owners
  • Distribution of local information and shared knowledge.