Town & Country Homesit Ltd

  Offers an extensive live-in house sitting, pet-minding service for both town & country properties. Sitters maintain an appearance in your absence discouraging potential intruders and keeping your animals in a secure and familiar environment. Sitters and pet minders are thoroughly screened and reference checked so you can have peace of mind for your property … Continued

Amberley Community Care

Serves the area around Amberley and Leithfield. Key focus of Amberley Community Care is the provision of support for the elderly to enable them to stay in their home. We offer transport to hospital appointments, meals on wheels, and some medical equipment such as lazy boys, wheelchairs, electric beds, walkers.

Botanic Gardens

Email: The gardens contain over 10,000 exotic and indigenous plants displayed in a landscaped setting of approximately 21 hectares, offering the visitor spectacular displays for all seasons of the year. The grounds are open daily from 7am to 1 hour before sunset. The Information Centre, adjacent to the Armagh Street car park, is open … Continued

Halswell Garden Club

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month at 1pm, (except in January) at Te Hapua Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road. Speakers, demonstrations, workshops, organise day trips. Cost $15 subscription per year & no door fees.

Canterbury Horticultural Society Their comprehensive programme includes garden and native garden awards, a National Garden Register of open gardens to visit, education courses, touring programmes including walking groups and providing advice to gardeners. The Society also has a number of specialist circles, including Daffodils, Begonias, Chrysanthemums, Fruit and Vegetables, Floral Art, and Fuchsias. Over fifty Garden Clubs … Continued

Te Whare Roimata

. Hours are Monday-Friday 9.00 am-3.00pm. Te Whare Roimata is a grass roots community development organisation working with the inner city people of the eastern community. We provide a range of programmes. Non profit making. You are warmly invited to visit, have a cuppa and take part in programmes of interest to you. Programmes are … Continued

Age Concern Canterbury

OFFICE HOURS: 9.00 am to 4.30 pm Monday to Friday COMMUNITY HEALTH TEAM: Give us a call if you are concerned about an older person. Information and advocacy available. ELDER ABUSE RESPONSE SERVICE: Confidential service aimed at improving the quality of life of older people in abusive situations. ACCREDITED VISITING SERVICE (AVS): A service for … Continued

Christchurch Community Gardens Association

Community gardens are created and maintained by a local group of people who share similar aims. They recycle resources, and use organic methods. Gardens are utilised to grow flowers, fruit and vegetables for the benefit and enhancement of the local community. It is a place where flowers, fresh herbs and healthy food is available to … Continued

Riccarton Horticultural Society

Meet in St Peters Church Hall, on the 2nd Wednesday of the month with a guest speaker attending. Winter recess June/July, 3 afternoon meetings & 5 evening meetings (which includes the Christmas Party) are held during the year with 2 full day shows in September & February. Members ages range from approx 35-90+. Subs are … Continued

Avon Bonsai Society

Meets the first Wednesday of the month (except January) at Islesworth School, Farrington Avenue, Bishopdale, Christchurch at 7.30pm. Activities include growing Bonsai, demonstrations and guest speakers. All ages welcome. For further information ring Beverley on the attached telephone number.