What’s happening at the Neighbourhood Trust?

Find out about local upcoming events, services and useful information for navigating life in Mairehau and St Albans, Christchurch, New Zealand.  

Mairehau Primary School

Added support for Mairehau Primary School community

Judith will be providing counselling services to children and their whānau at Mairehau Primary School, as part of the Neighbourhood Trust Mairehau Community Project.
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Neighbourhood News - Term 4, 2020

Neighbourhood News – Term 4, 2020 out now

Our quarterly community newsletter, The Neighbourhood News, is being delivered to Mairehau and St Albans letterboxes this week. You can also view it below.  
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Sarah Tomsett organising Kai Box

Tomsett set to get programmes moving

Sarah Tomsett joins the Neighbourhood Trust as our new Operations Manager.
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Chillingworth Road food

Chillingworth Road – worth a visit!

As part of our mission to support our local community, the Neighbourhood Trust is running a blog series on businesses we believe are pretty awesome, and positively contribute to our special area of Christchurch.
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Farewell to Pat

We are very sad to say that a few weeks ago one of our lovely Golden volunteers, Pat, passed away. Pat was a dedicated, willing volunteer, and was always happy to do whatever was needed.
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Community Food Organisation Map New Zealand

Neighbourhood Trust Kai Boxes featured on Kore Hiakai Zero Hunger map

The Collective has just launched an interactive map to help find community food organisations around New Zealand. See if you can spot Neighbourhood Trust!
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Light Party

Light Party 2020

Halloween alternative event. Free family fun in St Albans, Christchurch.
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Be the best you that you can be

The Best ‘You’ That You Can Be Workshops

Workshops focused on building our strength, positivity, resilience and hope so that we can inspire and positively impact our whanau and those around us.
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The Whanau Centre

Whānau Snackbox Workshops

‘Bite-sized’ sessions covering skills to assist you to be an effective member of your whanau.
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Preparing for Retirement Seminar

A breakfast seminar with Peter Gaulter. How to prepare to enjoy a flourishing life past 65.
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Rowan Durward

Get to know our new Community Chaplain

"This job is amazing for me - to get to know and support this community is a privilege," says Rowan.
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Father's Day 2020

Fathers matter

Dads have an important role to play in their children’s lives. Not all dads are the same either. You don’t have to fill the stereotypically ‘manly’ role of hunting/gathering/risk-taking/outdoor adventuring.
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