Steamscene Canterbury Steam Preservation Society Inc. The Society was formed in 1968 to bring together all those interested in steam driven machinery of all types and in preserving and exhibiting such machinery. Open to the public The Steam Museum is be open to the public with exhibits operating on the 1st Sunday of every month … Continued

Neighbourhood Support North Canterbury

Creating safer communities throughout North Canterbury by promoting and supporting the establishment and continued development of Neighbourhood Support.

Christchurch Pistol Club

Caters for all the many types of competitions,matches and recreational pistol shooting. Meets Sunday morning from 9:30am to midday or Wednesday from 6:30 PM

YMCA Over Fifties Programme

Light paced gentle exercise with qualified supportive instructors and enjoyable social activities. A great combination of fit, friendly, fun: * Pilates – Bishopdale , day * Exercise to Music – City & Bishopdale * Y’s City Walking for fitness using Hagley Park – and greater Christchurch area, city YMCA only * Sit & Be Fit … Continued

Menz Sheds ( Mens Sheds )

Menz Sheds bring bring men together to share their skills, have a laugh, and work on personal projects or community projects. For further information about their whereabouts and programmes email

Linwood Resource Centre

A community development project to help break down isolation, offering a variety of activities. Open Mondays to Thursdays from 9.30-3.30. Friday 9.30-12.30. Usually mornings best for casual “poppers in”. The kinds of programmes are: “THE ENCLOSED GARDEN”, caregivers with young children – safe gardening space, assistance from Garden Overseer on Tuesdays but open other days, … Continued

Papanui Welcome Club

The club meets every tuesday 1.30pm to 3.15pm, at Papanui RSA, Harewood Road. Speakers, sales table, lucky numbers and outings. Mid and end of year Christmas dinner and raffles.

Pioneer Trampers

Meet on Thursdays 8.30 am & 9 am. from Pioneer Stadium  Lyttelton Street   Walks around Canterbury, mainly 50-70 age group, moderate fitness level (2 groups). Cost: Varies for transport For further information, ring the above telephone number.

Probus Clubs in Christchurch

A club for retired or semi-retired people, non-sectarian, non-political, non-fundraising. For intellectual and cultural stimulation, entertainment and friendship. N.B. Groups may be combined, women’s or men’s. The contact for the Northern South Island Probus Association (NSIPA) is Margaret Drake , Director Probus  South Pacific Ltd. See contacts and details for Probus Clubs in the area … Continued

City Mission Christchurch

The Christchurch City Mission is a Christian Social Service Agency (a branch of Anglican Social Services).The Mission offers support and general help to the disadvantaged, including the elderly. They operate Night Shelter for men and women, and offer Alcohol and Drug Counselling Service. Have Thorpe house to assist people over 17 years old to detox … Continued