Supporting creative people and projects to connect, develop, and thrive

By working together, creatives gain needed exposure, learn from each other, share resources, and get feedback while developing their creative practices and create sustainable livelihoods. Cities where creativity thrives have more diverse and resilient economies and are more attractive places to live and visit.

Our spaces are affordable and perfect for testing, experimenting, and developing ideas alongside a supportive like-minded community.

“Exchange is the place for crazy ideas”
- Verónica Artagaveytia


SEPTEMBER WAS #ARTSMONTHNZ

And we went all out for Arts Month. Watch the highlight video by YoumiTrip


Our Spaces

The makerspace is for artists and creatives to produce and develop their practice alongside a like-minded community.

Our multi-purpose venue is used for various events, workshops and exhibitions. Affordable pricing, licensed cafe/bar, 100x capacity.

A place to connect with others, find motivation, and support the creative scene.
local | vegan | pet friendly | fibre wi-fi

We've hosted hundreds of guests who have become a part of our global family.
You can count on making local friends here.

What does the venue look like?

Here’s a video of the “VAKA Speaker Series”, an Indigenous Speaker Series platform to share ideas, skills and experience through storytelling launched in March 2019 here at XCHC.

Get a similar video made for your event by our on-site videographer
Laurent Youm | YoumiTrip Video ProductioN

LAUrent@youmitrip.com

Bringing people together from all creative practices.

Meet new people and work amongst a like-minded community in an atmosphere you can get feedback, and develop your creative practice while being supported by the XCHC networks.

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Free Hot Desking

M-F // 7:30AM - LATE

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Studio Space

24hr Access // $60pw

Open:
Monday - Friday // 7:30am - 5pm

You never know what you'll find. Be surprised. Come to XCHC Cafe.

 

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