Huntly War Memorial Hall

Waikato, Aotearoa New Zealand

Hosted by Group avatarHuntly Repair Cafe

Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands

Description

Repair Cafe – Electrical, Sewing, general, jewellery, sharpening, computers, bikes and more.

Location

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33 Wight Street, Huntly 3700, New Zealand

About the group

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Huntly Repair Cafe

Repair Cafés are free pop-up events where local people bring in their broken or damaged belongings and local volunteer experts do their best to help the owner repair them.

Bring your items along for repair advice and practical help.

If you have skills to share and you would like to help please get in touch [email protected]

Friendship House Huntly Community Charitable Trust 

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Restart Party Do’s and Don’ts

DO

  • Check if your device is still within warranty, you may be eligible for a free repair, replacement or a refund. (Which? helps in the UK).
  • Take responsibility for your device and your data. Our volunteers are here to help you learn to fix your gadget, not to provide a free repair service. Get involved!
  • Backup your data. We can’t be responsible for your cat pics, so please back up your device before you come. (Of course you already do this once a month, right?)
  • Charge up your device and bring all leads.
  • Get in touch with organisers if you have any questions about whether a fix is possible.

DON’T

  • Assume repairs will be successful. We help fix over half of devices at our events. Even if your repair is unsuccessful, you will learn about your device and why it failed.
  • Expect us to have spare parts. But we can help you source them. Often people visit twice: first we’ll help diagnose the fault, then you source the spare part, and on your return we’ll help you do a replacement.
  • Attempt a mobile screen repair just to save money. DIY mobile screen repair is a learning opportunity first and foremost. Please see our advice page first.
  • Bring a microwave.