Presbyterian Support – Rangiora


Ngawi Thompson Centre
258 High Street

Postal Address
PO Box 665

03 313 8588

03 313 7424




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 invites small groups of people (2-4) into a host’s private home for a day a week. It offers a home cooked meal, companionship and activities.
Community Support: A range of services to help older people to maintain independence and quality of life in North Canterbury. It includes:
Volunteer Support – We have a team of trained volunteers who can be matched with older people in the community to visit regularly or just phone for a chat and to help with shopping and other errands.
Carer Sitter Service – A service which enables the carers for others to take care of their own needs.
Transport – Pick and return to appointments in Rangiora and Christchurch may be available.
Home Maintenance Service – We can put older people in touch with reliable, trustworthy trades-people and handymen. Services include plumbing, gardening and electrical. No job is too small, and all workers have been interviewed by us and provided referees.
Enliven Services include:

Social work support
Carer support groups
Rural Social Work
The Late Bloomers group for older people with anxiety and depression
Falls Prevention- Tai chi groups and individual exercise and education
Registered Nursing support to day programmes (Harakeke and Totara clubs)and community outreach,
Kai Awhina community support


Abuse, Assessment, Counselling, Day Care, Dementia, Depression, Home Maintenance, Information, Meals, Mental Health, Tai Chi, Transport, Volunteering