The Glen Eden Community House is located within Prospect Park on Pisces Road, which has been its home  for over 40 years. The house was donated to the people of Glen Eden and relocated from Daraville in 1989  with support and funding from Glen Eden Borough Council.

Mid 1970's

In the Mid 1970’s mothers in the area with their children were meeting in each other’s homes and started an informal Playgroup. As the numbers grew, they realised the necessity to have a meeting space, so the families lobbied Council for a building for them to hold their play sessions, community classes and other community activities.

17th September 1980

 A public meeting was held to explore the possibility of a Community House for Glen Eden a steering group was formed at the meeting: Anne Newell, Glen Bryant, Eva Tamura, Jacquie Tidbury, Peter Martin, Carol Paisley, Corinne McKay, Renate Morison and Vale White

22nd April 1982

 The Glen Eden Community House was incorporated

1st October 1989

Dedication of the Land at Prospect Park 13 Pisces Road by Mayor Janet Clews. Information on the proposals was shared by Diane Bowering from the steering Committee

9th November 1989

 A public meeting was held at Prospect School Hall to discuss the role of the House in the local area and elect in a Management committee.

10th February 1990

 Official Opening at 10.00am of the Glen Eden Community House by Mayor of Waitakere Assid K Corban

8th October 1991

First Tenancy Agreement was signed between Waitakere City Council and Trish Steel Chairperson for the House

Around 1994

 The committee with Waitakere City Council developed a 3-stage extension Plan for the House and Prospect Park


The House was broken into and parts of the building was damaged by fire, with the damage that occurred the Council decided to implement the 3-stage extension that was developed in 1994.


Stage 2 of the 3-stage extension was completed adding car parking for 30 cars


The play area was extended, first by  extending the  fencing  which was supported by Waitakere City Council and a grant from The Portage Licensing Trust for a  Purpose build preschool age playground with safety matting.


Stage 3 of extension Plan was completed adding on the (Now) Nikau Room, additional toilets, and storeroom.

12th August 2006

 Gained IRD Tax exemption as a Charity Organisation

11th May 2008

 Registered as a Charitable Organisation

15th October 2019

 AGM – Chairperson of more than 20 years Tere Tuakana-Kapi resigned

Dedication Photos

Opening Photos