Canterbury Horticultural Society Their comprehensive programme includes garden and native garden awards, a National Garden Register of open gardens to visit, education courses, touring programmes including walking groups and providing advice to gardeners. The Society also has a number of specialist circles, including Daffodils, Begonias, Chrysanthemums, Fruit and Vegetables, Floral Art, and Fuchsias. Over fifty Garden Clubs … Continued

Returned Services Association ( RSA ) – Christchurch branches

/ The RSA is now operating out of their new home on the RSA’s original site at 74 Armagh St in the central city. Thay are up and running and the administration office is located on Level One of the building. They were fully operational in time for a formal opening of the building on … Continued

Diabetes Centre

The Diabetes Service provides a community and an outpatient consultation service for patients on referral from general practitioners and other health professionals. It provides ongoing surveillance of diabetes management and complications status for selected patients who are at higher risk of developing diabetes complications. The Service also provides medical and diabetes nurse educator consultation services … Continued

YMCA Accommodation

Offer good quality reasonably priced accommodation for men and women. Single, double and suites. Conference facilities are also available. Backpacker dorms are ideal for the budget traveller. Full linen is provided and common areas provide space to spread out and socialise. Standard Private Rooms (variety of configurations) have linen and towels provided, with shared bathroom … Continued

Visitor Information Centre Christchurch

Opening Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm, 7 days Specialise in recommendations and bookings for: Accommodation (lodges, hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, backpackers, and campgrounds) Attractions, activities and tours Transport (rental vehicles, buses, shuttles, ferries and trains) Christchurch & Canterbury Visitor Guide booklet available at above address for events, accommodation downtown, hotels, motels, backpackers, bed & breakfast … Continued

Y’s Walkers (YMCA)

Y Walkers, for older retirees or people who prefer gentle paced walking. Membership is $25 per year which includes a programme of walks and events, free parking at City YMCA and use of their facilities, and inclusion in YMCA Life Fit activities. Meet on Tuesdays at 9.30 am. Walks at varying venues. Ring for details. … Continued

PEPSA Gentle Exercise – CPIT Gym

Gym Training For Seniors Monday and Wednesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm Cost $7.00 casual and $60 for 10 class concession. Part of the PEPSA exercise success formula, these classes are based in the weights gym. Set to a circuit style, the limited numbers allows constant supervision to occur. Contact Russell about CPIT Gym Training.

Mental Health Foundation

The Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand’s work focuses on making mental health everybody’s business. What we do is diverse and expansive, with campaigns and services that cover all aspects of mental health and wellbeing. We take a holistic approach to mental health, promoting what we know makes and keeps people mentally well. We provide … Continued

Mayor’s Welfare Fund ( Mayors Welfare Fund ) The Mayor’s Welfare Fund provides assistance to families and individuals in our community who are in extreme financial distress. The fund works with other helping agencies in the city and can provide assistance on a one-off basis where real need can be shown. The fund is a last resort measure when people have exhausted … Continued

Housing For Women Trust

The Housing for Women Trust is a Registered Charitable Trust based in Christchurch, New Zealand. It was established in 1988 to assist women with their housing needs. Services of the Trust -The provision of affordable housing to women on low income with significant housing needs -To provide information and advice on all housing issues such … Continued