ReStore, [Habitat for Humanity]

Hosted by Group avatar Nelson Repair Cafe

Party impact





10 kg

waste prevented

77 kg

CO2 emission prevented


devices fixed


devices repairable


devices dead

equivalent to...

Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands


Repair Cafe supporting clothing repairs, arts and craft material repairs, bicycles, computers, (hardware and software), wooden toys, small wooden items/furniture, leather stitching and small household electrical appliances. We will have 13-14 volunteer repairers on site and two people on the door. Repairs are done free but KOHA (donation) is asked for room rent etc. Volunteers are asked to arrive by 9.30 for set up and health and safety briefing.

We are currently in COVID Level 2 which means masks should be worn and a maximum of 50 people in the repair area. Coffee and cakes for volunteers.

We are also intending to put on a MINI-WORKSHOP showing people how to make their own eco-friendly household cleaners - also free.

Given the chaotic state of the world, intuitively I'm not sure that we will be going ahead - but we are planning as if it is all systems go.


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166 Tahunanui Drive, Tāhunanui, Nelson, New Zealand

About the group

Group avatar

Nelson Repair Cafe

The Nelson Tasman Climate Forum, founded in April 2020, is a large group of committed individuals in the top of South Island who are working together to tackle all aspects of climate change.  They are "doing" first rather than waiting for national or local legislation to make things happen.  The forum includes groups on food and water resilience, energy, waste and resources, transport etc.  The Forum's Repair Cafe has been operating since November 2020, and involves a wide range of individuals and now also local groups such as the MeNZshed,  plus help from the Nelson Council's Older Person's Strategy group volunteers etc. 

Group Stats




hours volunteered

parties thrown

1214 kg

waste prevented

8796 kg

CO2 emission prevented