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for youth

Shore Junction is a safe space to connect and be your authentic self.

Shore Junction is ‘Two Floors of Amazing’, a safe and fun space for you to come and relax with friends, enjoy activities, participate in some informal learning and just have fun.

Free Snacks & Activities
Every afternoon we have snacks, drinks and noodles available
Sometimes we have special food out too!
Heaps of Stuff to use!
Books, Art Supplies, Board Games, Video Games, PCs & Laptops, Electronics components, tools & Power tools, and more
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There are a number of different spaces that make up the building, including an arts space, exercise and movement space, music room, recording studio, computer alley, study areas and meeting rooms, to name just a few. 

We have heaps of cool equipment for you to use such as sewing machines, DSLR cameras, vinyl cutter, drum set, keyboards, guitars, smart screens, and PS5. 

Open 10am to 6pm Tuesday to Saturday. Shore Junction is available for you after school, on Saturdays or when you’ve got the day off school!

We are at 19 Northcote Road, Takapuna just opposite the Z petrol station across the road from ONE NZ and Smales Farm.
We’ve even got a bus stop right out front of our door!

Just click on “My Profile” and make an account when prompted, or you can sign up at reception on your first time here. On your first time at SJ you will be given an induction where we give you a tour and explain all the rules then you’re good to go!

Any young person aged 13 to 24 is welcome to come to Shore Junction. There is no other criteria that you need to fit. 

Absolutely! They will also need to sign up as Shore Junction members just like you – encourage them to sign up before they get here to save time ^__^


Shore Junction is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am until 6pm. You are welcome to come in during these hours, unless you are supposed to be at school, and yes we do check. 

Everything we offer at Shore Junction is free for young people. We want to make sure there are no barriers for entry for any young person coming to Shore Junction. 

We would be happy to show any parents/trusted adults around for you so they know where you are coming. Unfortunately they can’t stay with you for the whole time you are here.  

We love feedback from young people coming to Shore Junction. Feel free to DM us on Insta, or email

We have a growing collection of lost property at Shore Junction. Feel free to DM us on Insta @ShoreJunction or text us on 021 222 5510 to claim your item, it’s often sitting behind reception. 

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