Our community programmes connect people of all ages and stages of life in the Mairehau, St Albans, and Shirley communities.  

Out of School Care

Neighbourhood Trust Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) programmes provide a fun and safe environment for children before and after school hours. These programmes are approved by Oranga Tamariki – Ministry for Vulnerable Children. Work and Income subsidies are
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Holiday Programmes

Our school holiday programmes are a fantastic way for children to make new friends and experience a variety of different activities in a secure environment. Upcoming children’s holiday programmes will be held at Mairehau Primary School, 43 Mahars Road, Mairehau,
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Although being a parent is one of the hardest jobs in the world – it is also one of the most rewarding. The Neighbourhood Trust runs parenting courses to encourage families to reach their potential. It uses practical strategies and
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Golden Connection

Golden Connection is our social programme for over 60s – and it’s the ideal place to make new friends and have some fun. Our regular activities include a walking group, half and full day tours, games afternoons, movies, meals, and
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Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward is a co-operative, curated shop of quality, locally-crafted gifts; beautiful homeware; art; and artisan products. It’s the creative heart of your community. Not only does the store give local Canterbury creatives a platform to sell their goods
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