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Couldrey House and Gardens

General Information

37 Schischka Road, Wenderholm Regional Park, Waiwera 0873

09 440 9366

Opening Times

Weekends 1-4pm - all year. Weekdays 1-4pm - from 26 December to Easter Monday.

Overview
Notes for Cardholders

Public holidays 1-4pm (except Christmas Day and Good Friday).

Admission
Adults: $5 - carers of cardholders with +1 icon get free entry
Children: FREE (under 16 years, accompanied by an Adult)
Friends of Couldrey House Members: FREE
Cash or Eftpos is available

We welcome private group visits and school visits most days, all year, by arrangement.

Please email for more information: info@couldreyhouse.org.nz

Standing and Queuing
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If you have a Hāpai Access Card and struggle with queueing, get the attention of one of our team by wearing your lanyard or waving your card at us and we will bring you to the front of the queue.
Level Access
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Our building has 4 steps with a handrail to access the building. Inside, the ground is level but there are more stairs to access the upstairs.
Distances
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Our accessible parking is less than 50m away. The route from the parking to the building is outdoors so the surface can be uneven.
Urgent Toilet Access
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We have one toilet on the premises, generally for staff use only, but we can make an exception for urgent access. It is a standard toilet. There are also plenty of public toilets available
Disability Assist Dogs
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We comply with the NZ law with respect to Disability Assistance Dogs. The staff will offer you water for your dog and will indicate the nearest place for the dog to relieve itself. Any waste from the dog needs to be taken away and disposed of by the owner as there are no bins on site as we are situated within a Regional Park.
Essential Companions
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For cardholders with this icon we are happy to offer a free companion ticket. We do not require bookings for entry.
Difficulty Accessing Visual Information
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We also have sound boxes and an audio reel that can be listened to. Our Volunteers on duty at the House are very happy to speak to visitors about the history of the House and its contents.
Difficulty Accessing Audible Information
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Through the training that the staff have done with the Hāpai Access Card, they are aware of how they can modify how they communicate with you. This includes making sure you can see their face when speaking, speaking clearly, use of pen and paper and being patient.
Hidden Disabilities
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Through the staff's training, they are generally aware of hidden disabilities. Please speak to them about how they can assist in making your time with us extraordinary.
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