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North New Brighton Community Development Project

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At a glance
Name
North New Brighton Community Development Project
Category
Community Groups
Address
107 Marriotts Road
New Brighton
Christchurch
DHB
Canterbury
Phone
03 382 0995
Personnel
Manager
Shelley Walker - 03 382 0995
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Description
St Andrew’s House seeks to:

Offer a base for local residents to work together in ways that enhance their sense of community awareness, spirit and personal worth

Offer fellowship and mutual support to community members

Develop and support local initiatives that empower the community and break down isolation and loneliness

Facilitate and/or support groups and activities that involve the local community

Provide information about activities and services available within the local and wider community

Work alongside the community to identify needs and challenge issues affecting social justice and support community-driven responses to them.
Community Group Types
Community Group TypesStatusDetails
Fitness and Recreation Yes Gentle Exercise on Thursdays,10:30 - 11:30. Craft Group, Mondays,1:30-3:30. Music and Movement,Fridays during school term,10:30-11:30. Games afternoon,4th Friday of the month,January - November. Coffee morning for mothers and caregivers,1st/3rd Wednesday
Updated: 21 Sep 2006
Description
About St Andrew’s House

St Andrew’s House is a community development project which works within the North New Brighton area. We are a locally managed and run group, and welcome the participation of the local community. We support and facilitate a number of groups, activities and services in response to locally identified needs.
If you would like to become involved, or to know more, please ring Shelley Walker, the Community Development Worker, at the house 382-0995 – or feel free to drop in.

We acknowledge and thank our funders, who include the Christchurch City Council, the Burwood Pegasus Community Board, C.O.G.S., NZ Lotteries, The Community Trust, Anglican Care and the St Andrew’s Parish. To all our supporters: our grateful thanks.
Updated: 19 Sep 2006
Special Features
What’s on at St Andrew’s House . . .

Community Café
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
10:00 am – 12 noon
Drop in for a cup of coffee (or tea!) and a chat.

Pre-loved Clothing
Clothing Room open during Community Café hours.
A variety of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing are available.
Cost: a donation, please.
Good quality used clothing always accepted.

Craft Group
Mondays throughout the year
1:30 – 3:30 pm
A varied programme of craft activities is on offer, from card-making to toy-making, glass painting to origami.

Budget Tours
Monthly.
For dates and times, please contact
St Andrew’s House.
This is an opportunity to visit factory outlets and wholesalers around Christchurch.

Gentle Exercise
Thursdays
10:30 – 11:30 am
Sit-and-be-fit for those who are recovering from illnesses or injuries, or those with limited mobility. Sessions are held at New Brighton Community Gardens, Rawhiti Domain.

Music and Movement
Fridays during school terms
10:30 – 11:30 am
held in St Andrew’s Church Hall.
For pre-schoolers and their caregivers

Games Afternoon
4th Friday of the month
January to November
A pot-luck lunch followed by games
(scrabble, trivial pursuit, etc). Come along and share the fun!


Coffee Morning
For mothers/caregivers with young children. An opportunity to meet others, share ideas and take time out. Other activities arranged as requested.
1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month during school terms.
Updated: 19 Sep 2006
Companionship
CompanionshipSelf FundedSubsidisedAfter Hours
Club/Drop in Centre Yes No No Community Cafe, Monday, Tuesday. Thursday and Friday, 10:00-12 noon
Activities/Exercise Programme Yes No No
Other Social Support Yes No No Pre loved clothing, budget tours to outlet shops and wholesalers.
Updated: 21 Sep 2006

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