GenConnect at Christchurch City Libraries

CONNECTING GENERATIONS BY SHARING KNOWLEDGE Come and get help with your technology issues: Upper Riccarton Library where Riccarton High School students will be available every Wednesday during term time from 1 to 1.45pm Papanui Library where Papanui High School students will be available every Tuesday during term time from 12.10 to 12.40pm The high school students that deliver the programme … Continued

Presbyterian Support Upper South Island

Offer specialised counselling and social work for older people, their families and carers. ENLIVEN POSITIVE AGEING groups are available and held at the Campbell Centre, 44 Bealey Avenue, (unless otherwise stated). For further information or to enrol for groups, phone 363 8214. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare invites small groups … Continued

Art Metro

Art School and Cafe HAVE YOU EVER WANTED TO CREATE SOMETHING ARTISTIC BUT THOUGHT YOU DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH TALENT? Art Metro, offers an oasis away from everyday life and believes that anyone can learn the skills required to create fabulous pieces of artwork – no matter how little or how much talent they claim to … Continued

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.

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

Relationship Aotearoa (formerly Relationship Services)

Relationship Services aims to help people build successful relationships between partners, within families, in the workplace and in the community. Help individuals find their own solutions to the pressures, frustrations and stresses faced in their daily lives. Offer a wide range of education services for individuals and couples on family and relationship topics as well … 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

Methodist Mission

Work to reduce disadvantage, so all people live life to the full within inclusive communities. Work with the oldest and youngest members of our community, families in need, and those without social supports If food assistance is needed, identification will be required (ie community services card or driver’s license etc). Links to other Methodist Mission … Continued

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