Bethesda Hospital Complex

They would be delighted to have the opportunity to talk with you about their care. Phone Chris McCulloch, the care home manager, or feel free to drop in at any time. The community Liaison Coordinator can help you with all and any information about moving into a care home, and about the choice of Bupa … Continued

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

SeniorNet North West

Computer classes for seniors. Offer people over the age of 55 years peer computer training & support. An open forum most Tuesday evenings, 7pm

Bishopdale Community Trust

The Bishopdale Community Trust was established in 1999 to support people in the northwest area of Christchurch, in particular Bishopdale. We do this by helping people feel part of the community and offering a warm welcome, listening ear and a drink when they drop in to Sundbye House (100 Farrington Ave). We operate Sundbye House … 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.

YMCA Life Fit

YMCA Over 50s programme. Various locations. A variety of classes available through the week. For further information contact the above telephone number or visit the web site.

WEA – North-west Branch

Meetings are held at 4 – 8 Chapel Street  ( off Harewood Street ) on Friday mornings from 10.00am to 11.30am, during the school term time, $4 per session. A variety of tutors speak on a wide range of topics. For full programme details contact Jan Tedesco on 351 9796

Mitre 10 – shopping trundler

Mitre 10 sell shopping trundlers and they suggest ringing to check that they have them in stock before making a trip to their shop. For information regarding the price of the trundlers, it is advisable to ring.

PEPSA Gentle Exercise Bishopdale

A mat is required for the floor exercises. Exercise for those who wish to maintain or rekindle an active lifestyle. Classes taken by trained instructors. Please note that the venue has changed. Ring Russell for details.