SeniorNet Canterbury Inc. (Senior Net)

Provides opportunity for people over the age of 50 years to learn technology skills in a friendly environment. A non-profit making organisation helping them to become more confident and competent computer users. SeniorNet Canterbury Courses are based on the Microsoft Word operating system but they also have workshops covering Android and Ipad smart phones and tablets.

PEPSA Gentle Exercise

These are really good exercise classes set to music and offer an invigorating workout for seniors. Each class consists of a good all round movement workout, followed by exercises for mobility, balance and postural control. Traditional elements of yoga, pilates and more general movement are utilised in this part of the class. The instructor is … Continued

Christchurch City Libraries

/ Contact by email, fax or phone 7 days a week Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm Notes: Christchurch City Libraries locations & hours refer to above website. For all library enquiries, phone 941-7923. There are older adults champions who may be able to help … Continued

Redcliffs Community Shed / Menzshed

Community Shed – a place where people can get together to work on projects for the local community. A great place to meet people and engage in meaningful activity. Open: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Senior Chef (Cooking for Older People, HEHA)

Senior Chef is a FREE eight-week  course for people aged 60 and over who want to improve their cooking skills, confidence, or motivation around cooking for one or two people. Classes are three hours long, and run once a week, usually starting at 10am. There are usually eight to 10 people in a class. Each … Continued

Healthy Eating Healthy Ageing (Nutrition)

Healthy Eating, Healthy Ageing is a public health project which aims to improve the physical activity levels and the nutritional wellbeing of community-living older people (aged 65 years or close to 65 with age-related conditions) in Canterbury. The project is delivered by a registered dietitian and an administrator based at The Princess Margaret Hospital, Canterbury … Continued

Addington Net

A charitable, not for profit local initiative, whose mission is to provide access to computers, education and training in technology and therefore enhance the economic and social well being of the Addington community. Computing Skills so you can take Charge of your Life! Offers a free computing classe for Seniors Monday to Friday from 10.00am … Continued

SeniorNet Mac Inc

SeniorNet Mac is an incorporated Society and is run with the help of volunteer tutors. The group has been established just for seniors who use Macintosh computers. SeniorNet Mac offers a friendly, supportive environment in which to learn computer skills. Tutors and members will be teaching and helping each other. Courses offered include: Basic Introductory … Continued

Risingholme Community Centre Inc.

Office hours are 9am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays, the office is closed on all public holidays, leave a message on the answerphone if you need to contact them. The Centre offers a wide variety of classes/courses, workshops, groups, clubs and other activities each term. Information is available on the above website & at all … Continued

Painting Classes

Art, cooking, language and photography classes may be available.  Please refer to the website for further information. https://www.papanui.school.nz/com-ed/categories

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