About Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is a library, community centre and museum on Wakefield Avenue.


  • The Number 3 bus route stops outside. See the Metroinfo timetables for more information. 
  • Bike stands

Services and facilities

Computers and technology


Ward and Community Board

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre is in the Heathcote Ward. 

 Waihoro Spreydon-Cashmere-Heathcote Community Board holds regular meetings that you’re welcome to attend. Anyone can ask to speak to the board about a local issue, activity or project. Find out more: Waihoro Spreydon-Cashmere-Heathcote Community Board

More information about Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

The new library, community centre and museum Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre opened on Saturday 19 August 2017.

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre, from Nayland St Public computers
Ground floor foyer Exploring the new library

Matuku Takotako - Our Māori name

About the Māori name for the building and that of the former Sumner Library