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

Mairehau out of school care

Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR)

Neighbourhood Trust Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) programmes provide a fun and safe environment for Mairehau Primary and St Francis of Assisi children before and after school hours.

Mairehau Christchurch School Holiday Programme

Holiday Programme

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.

Parenting Support Christchurch Mairehau

Parenting Support

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 and support groups, and also has free resources and one-on-one support available to encourage families to reach their potential.

Kiwi Dads Christchurch

Kiwi Dads Christchurch

Kiwi Dads is a Christchurch-based group, which encourages dads to have fun and spend quality time building relationships with their kids.

Golden Connection

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 half and full day outings, games afternoons, movies, meals, foot clinics, mid week church services and a lot of laughter!

English as a second language lessons

English as a Second Language (ESOL)

Neighbourhood Trust is pleased to offer free English (ESOL) lessons to newcomers and migrants with English as a second language, or with low levels of English.

Kai Box

Kai Box

Neighbourhood Trust have kai boxes available for households in the local area who need some assistance.