Relationship Property

www.justice.govt.nz The Property (Relationships) Act 1976. The law will applies to two people over the age of 18 who are living together as a couple. The act gives an extensive definition of what living together as a couple means. It deals with the fair division of property when the relationship ends. Changes to the law … Continued

Mental Health Education and Resource Centre

MHERC offers a free mental health library for the people of the South Island. Books, CDs, DVDs and videos on a wide range of mental health topics are available for loan. A free return postal service is available to anyone who lives in the South Island. The library service can be accessed in person at … Continued

Canterbury-Westland Branch New Zealand Law Society

Hold a directory of solicitors. Should a caller have any concerns with regard to their Lawyer please ring or fax the Society at the above numbers. The Society regulates all lawyers, but membership of the Society is voluntary. Among the Society’s regulatory activities are: issuing practising certificates maintaining a register of lawyers making practice rules … Continued

Aspire Canterbury

Aspire Canterbury provides support and resources for independent living. They provide advice and contact information to assist disabled and older people and those who support them. Aspire Canterbury Mobile is a free service to the community and takes information and products for easier living out into the greater Canterbury area. The mobile unit attends EXPOs … Continued

Are Your Affairs in Order

Information Are Your Affairs in Order is a booklet that has been produced by the Vocational Committee of the Rangiora Rotary Club, PO Box 230, Rangiora. The publication is simple, but comprehensive and contains a list of important details such as next of kin, solicitor, funeral records, insurance details, bank accounts, personal property and bequests, … Continued

Are your affairs in order – booklet

Are Your Affairs in Order is a booklet that has been produced by the Vocational Committee of the Rangiora Rotary Club, PO Box 230, Rangiora. The publication is simple, but comprehensive and contains a list of important details such as next of kin, solicitor, funeral records, insurance details, bank accounts, personal property and bequests, funeral … Continued

Keeping On Newspaper

Age Concern Canterbury’s own local quarterly magazine. Distributed free to senior citizens’ clubs and groups, libraries, medical centres, rest homes, hospitals and institutions, housing complexes and agencies working with older people and individuals. Subscription $15.00 for postage of four editions annually. Fill out the subscription form in the publication or subscribe with your Membership. Send … Continued

Skylight Publications

Support resources for young and old to grow strength and resilience in tough times. Skylight also supports the caregivers, relatives, friends, workmates and professionals caring for them.

Community Law Canterbury

Community Law Canterbury provides free legal information, advice and education to those on low incomes and others who have difficulty accessing legal help, including disabled people. It has a general drop-in service on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5.30-7pm, and Saturday mornings 9.30 – 12 midday a specialist employment law drop-in service on Wednesday … Continued

St John

For the Christchurch AMBULANCE Service ring 111. ST JOHN MEDICAL ALARMS 0800 50 23 23. Talks available on request. CARING CALLER 0800 780 780 (a free service) is a friend who provides regular friendship calls. Training is provided for people wishing to become a Caring Caller. To apply ring 0800 785 646. ST JOHN FIRST … Continued

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