Menzshed Hastings

Member: MENZSHED NZHastings


Member Ric Coleman and Hastings Mayor Sandra Hazelhurst.

Etablished April 2016.  Following four months of work the MENZSHED HASTINGS first ‘shed’ was officially opened on 10 August 2016 by Hastings District Councillor, Kevin Watkins. On 1 September 2019 our  latest shed was officially opened.

Our shed is at Hastings A&P Showgrounds.

Visitors welcome; Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:00 to 12:00.

We have a full machine shop, a mechanical workshop/welding bay, lathe, drill presses etc. A woodwork room, and two more general work rooms, with coping saws, compressor and all hand tools for most jobs.


Ric with model canon/paper-weight, made on the metalwork lathe

At last count, we had 65 members, and from 5 to 17 visit on shed days –

On Thursday mornings, we host a workshop for local EIT students. 

To find out more, Contact

Bernie Southworth (Chairman)

Christine Ingle (Secretary)

Allan and Lyndon’s next plan of attack!

As a Charitable Trust, we have the usual Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer and committee.  Our shed is also registered with Charities Services CC53199.