Women’s Refuges ( Womens Refuge )

  AVIVA Christchurch – 378 3847 Office – 0800 284 82669 (24 hr crisis line) Women’s Refuge West Christchurch – 03 789 8025 (crisis line) – info@refugewestcoast.org.nz Women’s Refuge Otautahi – 379 6910 – 66 Durham Street South, admin@owr.org.nz – 0800 117 474 (Crisis line) West Christchurch Womens Refuge 03 379 0575 Email W.W.R@xtra.co.nz “Battered … Continued

Thrive ( previously Port Hills Therapists )

Helping people stay well, happy and active in their homes and communities ie. Thrive Catherine Fink and Louise Tapper are proud to present Thrive. They have rebranded from Port Hill Therapists as Thrive better represents what they do. Check out the fresh new website www.thriveot.co.nz The key services remain the same and are: • Positive … Continued

Canterbury Neighbourhood Support Inc

Canterbury Neighbourhood Support is now becoming involved in partnerships with NZ Fire Service, Police, ACC, Civil Defence and Emergency Management and others. Become a member of a Neighbourhood Support Group. They can make your neighbourhood a safer and more friendly place. Statistically, if you belong to a group, you lessen your chances of becoming the … Continued

International Older Persons Day

International Older Persons Day is a day to celebrate the place of older people in our society. “Visibility drives out ageism. Today’s older people are ageing better than ever before. Events showing healthy and vibrant older people enjoying themselves are the best way to drive out the old images of ‘the elderly’ as passive victims. … Continued

Health Cert- Quality and Safety ( Rest Home Audits )

Certification of Healthcare Services     General information This webpage provides information for providers of hospital and rest home services and residential care for people with disabilities and to the public about the certification of these services. Changes have been made to the legislation for the licensing of hospitals and rest homes and the registration … Continued

New Zealand Transport Agency ( NZTA )

There have been major changes to the system governing the licensing of older drivers. For further information ring the LTSA Helpdesk numbers 0800 822 422 ( Driver’s Licence ) or look on the above website, click on “Your Driver Licence” at the top, half way down that page find “Renewing or Replacing”, & then click … Continued

Water Safety NZ – Fencing of Swimming Pools

The relevant information regarding Fencing of Swimming Pools Act 1987 is found on the website. Further information can be obtained by contacting Water Safety NZ at the above telephone numbers, or emailing them, or postal address.

Environment Canterbury ECAN

Christchurch counter services   100 Tuam Street City     Environment Canterbury is the regional council working with the people of Canterbury to manage the region’s air, water and land. They are committed to the sustainable management of our environment while promoting the region’s economic, social and cultural well-being. The services provided are listed below: … Continued

Community & Public Health (Crown Public Health)

Community & Public Health (a division of the Canterbury District Health Board) delivers free public health services in Canterbury (from Kaikoura to the Waitaki River) & the West Coast. Public health services are population based health promotion & health protection activities that are concerned with whole populations or groups such as children or elderly people … Continued

Safer Christchurch

A crime prevention organisation which works in partnership with the community, central Government agencies and local government to ensure there is a co-ordinated approach to crime prevention and the development of safer communities in Christchurch.

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