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BASE Youth Centre is for youth

BASE is a charitable trust with the aim of providing free youth development services and a safe environment for the youth of the Ashburton/Hakatere District aged 10-16yrs.  

Open Hours

2pm - 5:00pm weekedays

193 Burnett Street



Check out our great location, free wifi, computers, play stations, pool table, fooze ball, air hockey.

Cooking available daily :)

Loads to do, meet new friends, join our fun programmes or just make yourself a hot drink and hang out.


HYPE Youth Health Centre 

HYPE provides a free and confidential health service for 12 -24yr olds in the Ashburotn District.


We aim to improve health and welbeing through providing information, resources and access to health services.  Hype can also be accesse by parents who are looking for information and recousers about youth services


Open Hours 

weekdays 3pm - 5pm or by appointment 


Find out more



Who runs BASE?

BASE has one part-time Coordinator & one Support worker, a great group of volunteers and a dedicated board of Trustees.

Our volunteers are all ages and have a wide range of skills. If you want help out, either as a volunteer or trustee, and have a few hours to spare each month, get in touch with us for more information.

BASE is a Charity and we offer our services free to all Young People. To assist us in keeping it free, head over to our Givealittle page to make a donation.

What's happening at BASE?

Coats for kids

May 23, 2020

BASE Youth Centre, Safer Mid Canterbury & Hype Youth Health Centre

Have teamed up once again to ensure local kids have warm winter coats



Thrifty Cooking eBook

June 20, 2020


Jenny rae

Thirthy Cooking Lockdown favourites

Food can take up a big chunk of the household budget, which makes it a good place to start if you're trying to save...

Friday feeds

June 22, 2020


jenny rae

Friday feeds: Even top chefs once had to learn the basics of cookery. Base brings you the must-know skills that will take you from nervous novice to c...

BeYOUtiful Programme term 4 2020

November 3, 2017

Base, Hype & Safer Mid Canterbury are pleased to be presenting self- esteem and self-care BeYOUitful Programme. 

BeYOUtiful programme is Self-este...

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