First four weeks free for +2 year olds at Parnell Early Childhood CentresEnrol your +2year old at either of Parnell Trust's two early childhood centres before the end of January and get your child's FIRST FOUR WEEKS FREE!

Parnell Trust’s two early childhood centres are only minutes from the CBD. Handy for you - sensational care for your child.
  • Parnell Early Childhood Centre, 27 Glanville Terrace
  • Gladstone Park Early Childhood Centre, 27 Balfour Road

  * Both Centres have won the Heart Foundation’s Gold Healthy Heart Award and provide nutritious chef-made meals, quality care, great teacher ratios, excellent outdoor and indoor play areas and the amazing health and activity benefits of our Healthy and Sustainable Living programme.
Call us today to find out more: t 09 555 5199


2015 classes online now

Find something new to learn or discover every term at Parnell Community Centre! Exciting new classes joining popular ongoing classes in 2015 include Anyone Can Learn to Draw, Jewellery Design, Sourdough Bread Making, Gluten Free Cooking, Pasta Making and Vegan/Vegetarian Cuisine, Mandarin for Beginners, Kiwi English and ESOL Intensive Workshop, Bootcamp in the Domain, Latin Grooves and Getting to Grips with Composting. See our new programme online.


Prizes for creating TSB Bank Art in a Day: Feb 21

Artists of all ages are invited to enter the first TSB Bank Art in a Day competition to be held on Saturday February 21, 2015. The challenge: to capture the character and identity of Parnell, Newmarket or Grafton through painting or drawing media, in just one day. Five great prizes worth over $4,500 are up for grabs!

TSB Bank Art in a Day has been organised by volunteers from Parnell Trust, Newmarket Arts Trust, Newmarket Business Association, Parnell Inc, Parnell Community Committee, Newmarket Community Association and the Grafton Residents Association. Thanks to generous sponsorship from TSB Bank, Waitemata Local Board, Gordon Harris and The Olympic, Newmarket.


Feel Good Venue Hire!

Hiring a room at the Jubilee Building comes with personal attention to all your needs, great pricing and our special Feel Good Factor: Your business helps Parnell Trust provide a wide range of classes and social activities for adults and other opportunities that bring our community together, including our weekly Parnell Farmers’ Market.

Delicious catering is available from our two caterers, who offer a wide range of tasty meal and snack options. Call Sanjay Pereira, Community Venue Co-ordinator, to find out how we can help make your meeting a huge (and stressfree) success. Phone 09 555 5162 or email


Take yourself on a Heritage Walk with new podcasts

A number of Parnell Trust's excellent Heritage Walks, developed by volunteers over the years, are now available as podcasts. Locals and visitors can now explore Parnell and surrounding suburbs whenever they like. Find out more... Our series of guided walks are available during Auckland Heritage Festival (September / October each year). Guided walks can also be arranged for private groups.


Kids are going to love all the cool activities and adventures Parnell Trust has lined up for the Summer Holidays in our Summer Blast! programme. Enrol online in FIVE exciting programme options: Club House, Adventure Seekers, On the Go, LEGO Mindstorms and Special Tech Projects. Activities available at both Parnell and Epsom schools up to January30, 2015. Drop kids off with us as early as 7.30am and pick them up as late as 6pm! They're going to have a HUGE summer with us!


Farmers' Market open every Saturday from 8am - 12noon

Shop fresh and local every Saturday at Parnell Farmers' Market

Bump into friends, have a coffee and stock up on the freshest fruit, vegetables, meat, flowers, delectable bakery, deli produce and more every weekend!

Auckland trendsetter The Denizen voted Parnell Farmers' Market Auckland's Best Inner City Market for Foodies in November 2014, saying that it's a "must-stop for those who have their finger on the pulse when it comes to all things worth devouring."

See why New York Times travel writer, Ingrid K. Williams raved about Parnell Farmers' Market on her visit to Auckland in her story 36 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand


Craft Harvest Xmas market

Come to Craft Harvest in the Jubilee Building for a fantastic slection of original, hand-made crafts. See what's on offer each month on Facebook/CraftHarvest or sign up for our newsletter at

Craft Harvest returns in 2015 on Saturday, February 28.

Craft Harvest is in Jubilee Hall, Parnell Community Centre, 545 Parnell Road from 8-11.45am.


What's on at
Parnell Community Centre

There's always something happening at Parnell Community Centre, in the Jubilee Building at 545 Parnell Road. Read what's been happening at the Jubilee Building in the latest issue of CONNECT (October, 2014).

Find out about events and happenings you can come to or join on our Calendar page.


Parnell Trust Strategic Plan 203 - 2016

Read Parnell Trust's Strategic Plan for 2013-16 here