Sunnynook Community Centre is situated on the corner of Sunnynook Road and Sycamore Drive in Sunnynook on the North Shore, Auckland City.

We have rooms for hire at Sunnynook Community Centre and the Kennedy Park Observation Post which is situated in Castor Bay.

At Sunnynook we have a Community Creche which is open during school terms.  The Creche currently has a waiting list email if you wish to add your child's name to the list.

We also run a School Holiday Programme at Sunnynook and a Youth Programme at Kennedy Park during the school holidays.  Please phone Bronwyn or Debbie on 410-4902 or email if you would like more information (there is currently a waiting list).


The purpose of the Sunnynook Community Centre is to enhance social and cultural well-being by providing accessible and affordable opportunities for people of all ages, cultures and interests to come together in a safe and supportive environment to:

  • Make friends, meet people, learn, contribute and participate in the local community.
  • Particpate in programmes and services developed in response to changing community needs.


We will endeavour at all times to:

  • Have a stong community focus driving the decisions we make.
  • Provide a warm and welcoming environment for all centre users.
  • Embrace and celebrate the diversity within our community.
  • Be family focussed and safety conscious.
  • Provide quality facilities for users.


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Walking Group - Wednesdays - 9.30am 

Join local residents on Wednesday mornings for a weekly walk in the local area.  Enjoy the company of others.  We will start at a gentle pace for our first walks and slowly increase the pace and distance.  Meet in the foyer of the Sunnynook Community Centre at 9.30am.  No charge.  Walks will be cancelled if it is wet.  You can call the Community Centre to check for cancellation - ph 410-4902.  Registration is not necessary.  For more information email us at or phone 410-4902.

Free English Conversation Group - Mondays 11.00am-12.30pm 

We invite those with English as a second language to join us to practise speaking English and meet new people.  Mondays 11.00am - 12.30pm (school terms only), Sunnynook Community Centre, Sycamore Room.  Light refreshments will be served.  For more information please see Bronwyn or Debbie in the Community Centre office or phone 410-4902.


Sunnynook Community Centre - Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 8th June 2016, 7.30pm, Sycamore Room

Sunnynook Community Centre Management Committee invites you to attend their AGM.

RSVP by 3rd June to Bronwyn on 410 4902 or email


Do you have stories of growing up around here?

Did you play in the clay, pull eels from the creek or try and avoid the two year fires?

Do you have photos and/or stories of the "good old days" in Sunnynook and Forrest Hill in the 60s and 70s.?

We are collating a book and digital resource of these stories to document and preserve the history of the beginning days of Sunnynook.

Please write your stories down and send them to Bronwyn at or contact Melissa on 021 376 808. 


The Holiday Programme is for children aged 5 to 9 years and will run on:-

Monday 11th July to Friday 22nd July 2016

Phone Bronwyn or Debbie on (09) 410 4902 or email if you would like to put your child's name on our Waiting List or email us with your details.  More information can be found under Centre Activities - Sunnynook Holiday Programme.


The Youth Programme is for children aged 10 to 13 years and will run from:-

Monday 11th July to Friday 22nd July 2016

Phone Bronwyn or Debbie on (09) 410 4902 or email on to put your child's name on the database. More information can be found under Centre Activities - Kennedy Park Youth Programme.


A group that meets in the Sunnynook Community Centre would welcome donations of wool (or coins to contribute to the cost of shipping and buying wool) so they can continue creating warm blankets for children in overseas countries and Kidz First in New Zealand.  Blankets and shawls/scarves will be displayed at a later date.  Please drop off donations to the Community Centre office, 9.00am - 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, or phone (09) 442 1247 for collection.