Presbyterian Support – Rangiora

Website: www.ps.org.nz/uppersouthisland/ The North Canterbury Presbyterian Support provides a range of services. Open 8.30am to 5pm weekdays. Totara Club (day programme for older people living in the community). It offers company, activities and outings. Phone number as above, operates 5 days a week. By assessment. HomeShare: Support older people living in their home community. HomeShare … Continued

Ferrymead Tramway Historical Society

Need something that will occupy some of your time and continue to provide a challenge both mentally and physically. Don’t let the world pass you by in retirement, join an organisation like the Ferrymead Tramway where you can learn new skills and gain immense satisfaction through volunteer work.The Tramway Historical Society Inc. is based at … Continued

Red Cross

The New Zealand Red Cross provides: * Disaster response and relief nationally and internationally * Emergency preparedness training programmes, including FIRST AID classes * Education on the Geneva Conventions and other key Human Rights documents * Community Services to the vulnerable people in our communities New Zealand Red Cross has an Outreach programme designed to … Continued

Community Energy Action Trust – CEA

CEA is a charitable trust and leading provider of energy solutions that are good for people and good for the environment. CEA can help with cost effective energy saving solutions by providing: Underfloor insulation, PVC damp proofing, ceiling insulation, cylinder wraps, plastic window film (which acts as double glazing), door weather stripping, V-seal draught sealer, … Continued

Literacy Christchurch Inc.

Literacy Christchurch provides one to one tuition of reading, writing, spelling, numeracy.  They will teach basic communication skills to anyone with a reading difficulty.  They offer tutoring for individual needs , eg Drivers’ Licence and provide training for voluntary tutors.

Caring Caller St John

For some people living alone means that they miss out on daily human contact, someone to chat to, laugh with and share their lives with. St John Caring Caller is a free service that provides you with a regular friendship call. It is NOT a help line or a visiting service. It is a friendship … Continued

Greypower Superannuitants Assn Chch Inc

Aims: To advance, promote, support and protect the welfare and well-being of all persons over 50; to provide advice and information as assistance to the elderly; to better the lives of all aged people through service, education and assistance with problems affecting their well-being. Membership fee: $25 double, $20 single, post to Membership Secretary, P … Continued

Steamscene

www.steamscene.co.nz 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

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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