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Kohimarama Church

Contact Information

Kohimarama Church
34 Kohimarama Road Kohimarama 1071, Auckland
-36.850824,174.840105
Phone: 09 5280137
Fax: Not available
Email:
www.kohipres.org.nz

Accessibility Report

Summary

Bronze

Kohimarama Presbyterian Church is part of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. The church was built in 1922. It hosts Sunday service, pre-school and school holiday programmes and other community groups.

View the full accessibility report for Kohimarama Church.

Ratings by Access Group

The Be. Welcome Assessment rates the accessibility of the organisation in each of the following 5 access groups, as well as providing an overall rating:

Overall Rating
Bronze 69%
Vision
Silver 71%
Hearing
Silver 70%
Mobility
Silver 73%
Parents
Silver 74%
Learning & Intellectual
Silver 72%

Vision

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a vision impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • http://www.kohipres.org.nz/
      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church website is easy to navigate and find information. It is well laid out and identifies the features and services available. The website lists all the services and contact details available.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochures provide clear information about all the services and events on at the church. News and events advertised on notice board, in weekly notice, website and Facebook page.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stops are located on both Tamaki Drive and Kohimarama Road
      • The bus stop number is 7335
      • The bus routes are 745 and 770
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is no off street parking for the church.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The accessible route is free from stairs and on a single level.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • There are no tactile indicators installed to help navigate to the main entrance.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is accessible.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance has clear signage.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The child safety gate is installed at the front door during playgroup sessions.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff appear to be conscious of the needs of the younger and older visitor to the church.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There are guided tours available upon request.
      • Tours are only available in English.
      • There is a loud speaker available to provide information.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Kohimarama Church is one level and all facilities are accessible.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • Any permanently fixed objects are detectable by a person using a cane.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • There is signage identifying accessible bathroom and exits.
    • Sensory options:

      • There is a sound system at Kohimarama Church.
    • Surfaces:

      • The surfaces are stable and firm.
      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
      • Tactile indicators are not installed on the accessible route
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an all gender accessible bathroom and baby change facilities.
      • Next to play group room
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is +/- 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of Kohimarama Church are accessible.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is not accessible and may require assistance.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church has a lot of older and young visitors. It has a defibrillator on site.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Hearing

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors who are Deaf or have a hearing impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • http://www.kohipres.org.nz/
      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church website is easy to navigate and find information. It is well laid out and identifies the features and services available. The website lists all the services and contact details available.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochures provide clear information about all the services and events on at the church. News and events advertised on notice board, in weekly notice, website and Facebook page.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stops are located on both Tamaki Drive and Kohimarama Road
      • The bus stop number is 7335
      • The bus routes are 745 and 770
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is no off street parking for the church.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The accessible route is free from stairs and on a single level.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is accessible.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance has clear signage.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The child safety gate is installed at the front door during playgroup sessions.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff appear to be conscious of the needs of the younger and older visitor to the church.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There are guided tours available upon request.
      • Tours are only available in English.
      • Information can be sent out via email.
      • There is a loud speaker available to provide information.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Kohimarama Church is one level and all facilities are accessible.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • There is signage identifying accessible bathroom and exits.
    • Sensory options:

      • There is a sound system at Kohimarama Church.
      • A listening system exists.
      • There is a hearing loop available.
    • Surfaces:

      • The surfaces are stable and firm.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an all gender accessible bathroom and baby change facilities.
      • Next to play group room
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is +/- 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of Kohimarama Church are accessible.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • There are assistive listening systems provided.
      • The presentation area or stage is not accessible and may require assistance.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church has a lot of older and young visitors. It has a defibrillator on site.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Mobility

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a mobility impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • http://www.kohipres.org.nz/
      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church website is easy to navigate and find information. It is well laid out and identifies the features and services available. The website lists all the services and contact details available.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochures provide clear information about all the services and events on at the church. News and events advertised on notice board, in weekly notice, website and Facebook page.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stops are located on both Tamaki Drive and Kohimarama Road
      • The bus stop number is 7335
      • The bus routes are 745 and 770
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is no off street parking for the church.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The accessible route is free from stairs and on a single level.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is accessible.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance has clear signage.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The child safety gate is installed at the front door during playgroup sessions.
      • Single swing doors have a minimum width of 760mm.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
      • There is a 300mm side panel on hinged doors.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff appear to be conscious of the needs of the younger and older visitor to the church.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There are guided tours available upon request.
      • Tours are only available in English.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Kohimarama Church is one level and all facilities are accessible.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • There is signage identifying accessible bathroom and exits.
    • Sensory options:

      • There is a sound system at Kohimarama Church.
    • Surfaces:

      • The surfaces are stable and firm.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an all gender accessible bathroom and baby change facilities.
      • Next to play group room
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is +/- 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
      • The washbasin is not reachable from the toilet seat.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of Kohimarama Church are accessible.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is not accessible and may require assistance.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church has a lot of older and young visitors. It has a defibrillator on site.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Parents

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with young children.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • http://www.kohipres.org.nz/
      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church website is easy to navigate and find information. It is well laid out and identifies the features and services available. The website lists all the services and contact details available.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochures provide clear information about all the services and events on at the church. News and events advertised on notice board, in weekly notice, website and Facebook page.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stops are located on both Tamaki Drive and Kohimarama Road
      • The bus stop number is 7335
      • The bus routes are 745 and 770
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is no off street parking for the church.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The accessible route is free from stairs and on a single level.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is accessible.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance has clear signage.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The child safety gate is installed at the front door during playgroup sessions.
      • Single swing doors have a minimum width of 760mm.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
      • There is a 300mm side panel on hinged doors.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff appear to be conscious of the needs of the younger and older visitor to the church.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There are guided tours available upon request.
      • Tours are only available in English.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Kohimarama Church is one level and all facilities are accessible.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • There is signage identifying accessible bathroom and exits.
    • Sensory options:

      • There is a sound system at Kohimarama Church.
    • Surfaces:

      • The surfaces are stable and firm.
      • Easy movement around the site due to short cut carpet pile.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an all gender accessible bathroom and baby change facilities.
      • Next to play group room
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • There is a baby change station or separate parent room available.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is +/- 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of Kohimarama Church are accessible.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is not accessible and may require assistance.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church has a lot of older and young visitors. It has a defibrillator on site.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.

Learning & Intellectual

Silver

These are the features that the business provides to create a positive accessible experience for customers or visitors with a learning or intellectual impairment.

  • Getting ready to go:

    • The website:

      • http://www.kohipres.org.nz/
      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church website is easy to navigate and find information. It is well laid out and identifies the features and services available. The website lists all the services and contact details available.
    • Brochures:

      • The brochures provide clear information about all the services and events on at the church. News and events advertised on notice board, in weekly notice, website and Facebook page.
  • Arriving and Getting In:

    • Bus Stop:

      • The bus stops are located on both Tamaki Drive and Kohimarama Road
      • The bus stop number is 7335
      • The bus routes are 745 and 770
      • There is seating and shelter at the bus stop.
    • Kerb Side:

      • There is no off street parking for the church.
    • The identified accessible route to the site:

      • The accessible route is free from stairs and on a single level.
      • The accessible route to the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
    • The main entrance into the site:

      • The main entrance is accessible.
    • Main entrance signage:

      • The main entrance has clear signage.
    • Main entrance doorways (this includes gates and turnstiles)

      • The child safety gate is installed at the front door during playgroup sessions.
      • The entrance door swing allows for a 1200mm minimum clear space.
      • Ramps exist for thresholds greater than 20mm.
  • Getting around within the site:

    • Customer Service:

      • The staff appear to be conscious of the needs of the younger and older visitor to the church.
      • There are staff available to help with any access enquiries.
      • All support animals are welcomed on premises (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs etc).
    • Communicating Accessibly:

      • There are guided tours available upon request.
      • Tours are only available in English.
    • The identified accessible route within the site:

      • The Kohimarama Church is one level and all facilities are accessible.
      • The accessible route within the site has a minimum width of 1200mm.
      • You can access all facilities and services within from this accessible route.
      • Lighting levels on this accessible route offer good visibility and viewing.
      • The layout suggests a welcoming physical environment (e.g. mobile floor stands provide unimpeded travel, or outdoor environment surfaces are well maintained).
    • Signage within the site:

      • There is signage identifying accessible bathroom and exits.
    • Sensory options:

      • There is a sound system at Kohimarama Church.
    • Surfaces:

      • The surfaces are stable and firm.
      • The floor surface covering is plain and clear.
    • Accessible Toilets:

      • There is an all gender accessible bathroom and baby change facilities.
      • Next to play group room
      • All gender accessible toilets are in a self-contained compartment with full privacy.
      • The toilet seat lid can act as a back rest.
      • The toilet pan provides a stable base to transfer from.
      • The accessible toilet is +/- 1600mm wide x 1900mm long.
    • Places of assembly, entertainment and recreation:

      • All areas of Kohimarama Church are accessible.
      • Meeting rooms are on the accessible route.
      • Entertainment areas are on the accessible route.
      • Recreation areas are located on the accessible route.
      • There are drinking fountains available.
      • There is level access and floor space for wheelchair users to be seated with the general audience.
      • There is direct access to an accessible toilet.
      • The presentation area or stage is not accessible and may require assistance.
    • Designated Accessible Areas:

      • The designated smoking area is accessible.
      • There is a grassed area for support animals (e.g. guide, hearing or mobility dogs).
  • Getting out safely:

      • The Kohimarama Presbyterian Church has a lot of older and young visitors. It has a defibrillator on site.
      • The emergency exits are accessible and hazard free.
      • Not all doors can stay open automatically during an emergency.
      • There are audible fire alerting devices.
      • Assembly areas (e.g. evacuation point) are on the accessible route.