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Roskill’s new Bike Kitchen gets the community riding

24 Mar 2022
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The Roskill Bike Kitchen is an exciting new community initiative. The friendly and knowledgeable team of mechanics from the Bike Kitchen, are passionate about creating climate action through bikes not cars, repairing and res-using broken or unwanted bikes, and giving people the skills to fix their bikes and get riding! 

Roskill’s Bike Kitchen is currently led by PATH and supported by Global Hope Missions, Auckland Transport, and the Puketāpapa Local Board. It brings the beloved Bikes for Refugees programme to a new home in Mt Roskill/ Puketāpapa – and combines forces with an existing programme at Roskill Youth Zone, whose bike workshops for youth will continue alongside the new monthly Bike Kitchen Fix-It sessions. See below for details:

Bike Kitchen Fix-It Session Times

May Road Site, 142 May Rd, Mt Roskill
Monthly every 1st and 3rd Thursdays 5:30pm-7:30pm and every 2nd Saturday 7:30-9:30am.

Wesley Community Centre Site, 740 Sandringham Rd Extn, Mt Roskill
Monthly every 4th Saturday 10:00am - 2:00pm and every 2nd Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm.

If you have a bike that you’d like repaired, or you want to donate an unwanted bike to someone who needs one, or you’re keen to learn some DIY bike mechanic skills- get on down to Bike Kitchen. There are many ways to get involved and there’s no such thing as too many cooks at the Bike Kitchen – in fact, you might say “many hands make a bike work!”

For more info, contact Bike Kitchen directly on their Facebook page