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.  

The Whanau Centre

NHT in the Nor’West News

Community hub, The Whanau Centre, 'filling a gap' for families in Mairehau.
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Smile NZ free dental days

Smile NZ free dental days are coming up!

Solve one dental problem or tooth ache with them for FREE! You must have a current Community Service Card and be 18 years or older to be eligible.
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Barnett House

Barnett House Recovery Centre Workshops & Groups – July / August 2020

Barnett House Recovery Centre workshops and groups are available to everyone over 18 years of age with lived experience of emotional or mental distress.
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NHT AGM 2020

NHT AGM 2020 honours volunteers

We had a wonderful time meeting together for the Annual General Meeting for the Neighbourhood Trust. It is always a pleasure looking back on the previous year and reflecting on the great work that our team has accomplished in the Mairehau and St Albans community.
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SABC craft group

Come spin some yarns with the SABC craft group

Making things with your hands and being creative is an excellent way to improve mental health, and doing it alongside a group of lovely people is a great way to make friends and develop your skills.
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Volunteer Neighbourhood News delivery

Would you like to volunteer?

We have some fun new opportunities for people who would like to use their skills to help our community.
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Dawn painted wellbeing rocks

A new Dawn for NHT

We are very excited to announce that Dawn Hastings has been appointed as the new Community Development Worker for Neighbourhood Trust (NHT).
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Youth Alpha

Got questions about life, purpose, God?

Youth Alpha is a great place to investigate what it is you believe about these big questions and maybe why you believe it. It’s also a great place to meet people and spend time with friends.
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Neighbourhood Trust team

Investing in the individual

When NGOs are faced with challenges, like the Covid-19 crisis, instead of backing off and enjoying a break, they go full steam ahead and come up with new and creative ways to support their people.
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Golden Connections river trip

Goldens rolling on the river

The Golden Connections walking group took a journey on the Kaiapoi River Queen last week. Kim Strange, Golden Connections Coordinator, says “It was a stunning trip with the sun shining and blue skies."
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Pimp your reo crossword #1

Here’s a fun way to practice your reo – by trying to complete the crossword! How many can you fill out before having to look at the answers?
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Our Golden volunteers are priceless!

This week is National Volunteer Week and we want to acknowledge the amazing work our volunteer team put into the programme and thank them for all the time and energy they put in to Golden Connections.
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