Sumner is a popular, established beach side location and is known for
its community atmosphere. There are a variety of places to visit
within close proximity including cafes and restaurants, RSA,
a well stocked library, a movie theatre, and a full range
of shops and services.
There is a bridge club just across the road from Edith Cavell and a bowling
club and croquet green nearby. The beach is just two blocks away and has
a lovely promenade walk, suitable for wheelchairs and walking frames.
Sumner township also offers a variety of accommodation options suitable
for family and friends. The number three Metro bus stops outside Edith
Cavell and goes to the city and the airport.