Information Sheet


Rudolf Steiner Centre Hastings

Information Sheet


The Role of the Committee:

The property 500Nelson Street North, Hastings and the RS Centre building is owned by the Hawkes Bay Branch of the Anthroposophical Society in New Zealand

 The HBB Committee is assigned overall responsibility for the Centre, including:

  • Maintenance of the building, inside and out;
  • The care and protection of chattels and equipment;
  • Maintenance of the Library as a lending facility for members and friends;
  • Upkeep of the grounds and garden;
  • Informing Branch members and friends of events, meetings (regular and irregular) and other activities via notices, website and a regular email Newsletter;
  • Ensuring the spaces within the Centre are maintained in an aesthetically pleasing manner;
  • To support and liaise with the various care coordinators within the Centre environment;
  • Maintaining a mailing list of members and friends of the Branch;
  • Renting of different spaces [Main Room, Art Room, Consulting Room] in the Centre and coordinating and assisting hirers;
  • Ensuring the noticeboard beside the front gate and in the foyer has only current information;

  The Motto of Social Ethic

 The healthy social life is found

When in the mirror of each human soul

The whole community finds its reflection,

And when in the community

The virtue of each one is living.

Rudolf Steiner,


Committee membership

 for 2022-2023 is:

Robyn Hewetson         Secretary         021-217 8688  

Kate Hartland              Treasurer        021-120 0970

Robin Bacchus            Chair               022-398 2805

John Jackson                                      06-845 3184 

Angela Hair                                         027-4436 737


The committee usually meets monthly – on the third Thursday from 5:30 to 7pm.




 Regular activities presently happening at the Rudolf Steiner Centre include:

- Library open during term, every Wednesday from 11am to 3pm

- Branch meetings; twice monthly, usually on 2nd and 4th Friday evenings – Leading thoughts

- Study Group. Mondays 7pm

- Eurythmy: Sue Simpson

- Conversations on Mondays several times per term.

Rooms are hired by several groups including;

- Taikura’s Te Kanano Playgroup: Tuesday and Wednesday mornings

- Music groups: Starjam; Marian Stronach

- Art classes;    Eva Urieli

                        Kathy Allan



A weekly newsletter is published every Sunday and can be read at

Coming events are listed under What's happening - Anthroposophy in Hawkes Bay (  /page/606847

Library catalogues are also available so you can peruse the several thousand volumes that can be borrowed:
Library - Anthroposophy in Hawkes Bay (  / page/597694