Community Christmas at the Mt Pleasant Centre

Dec 6, 2018

Join us for a friendly community Christmas party at the Mt Pleasant Community Centre. Whether you have no family nearby or want to bring the whole family – you’re very welcome!  Bring a share plate if you wish, there’s a BBQ available, BYO, games and Christmas music and easy good times this Christmas Day! We’ll… (read more)

Estuary Fest 2019 is coming!

Oct 15, 2018

Estuary Fest is back for 2019! Join us on February 23rd from 1pm – 5pm. Bring the whole family for a fun afternoon celebrating our Estuary. Free admission! Ferris Wheel and other rides and Giant Games for the whole family! Learn about the Estuary! Live Music all afternoon featuring Amiria Grenell! Great food!  

We’re hiring!

Sep 27, 2018

Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre & Residents’ Association Community Centre Marketing & Administration Co-ordinator Part Time 20 hours/week Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre & Residents’ Association (MPMCCRA) is seeking to recruit  a professional, experienced, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our team. This will include managing and promoting our Farmers Market and Arts & Craft… (read more)

Notes from the Port Hills Red Zone : Ideas Generation and Discussion evening

Sep 27, 2018

Bringing together residents with those agencies involved in the management and future use decision making of the Red Zone.  The aim of the meeting was to improve residents’ understanding of the decisions which need to be made prior to settlement of the land and allow for discussion around opportunities which exist during the time of… (read more)

Tsunami Siren Testing on Sunday 30th September

Sep 26, 2018

On Sunday, 30th September, the tsunami sirens installed along the coastline between Brooklands and Taylors Mistake will be tested as part of a biannual testing exercise to coincide with daylight savings. The sirens will sound at 11am for up to three minutes and can usually be heard a few blocks from the coastline. It’s a… (read more)

Sustainability Workshop Series at the Mt Pleasant Centre

Sep 13, 2018

Join Remix Plastic for this fun workshop series. Running alongside the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market you can learn how to make your own soap and household cleaners, practice a bit of upcycling and learn all about sustainable shopping. All workshops are $20 each. There are limited numbers so book now:    

Pleasant News – Sept 2018

Aug 31, 2018

Pleasant News Sept 2018 final

Shakti Second Hand Sale at the Mt Pleasant Centre Saturday 25th August

Aug 17, 2018

Shakti Christhcurch is a non-profit organisation known for its focus in delivering culturally appropriate domestic violence intervention, prevention and crisis support for migrant and refugee women of Asian, African and Middle Eastern backgrounds.  Shakti Christchurch is dusting off their glad rags and selling off some treasures for it’s inaugral Secondhand Sale. The Sale is being… (read more)

Soar Holistic Expo at Mt Pleasant Centre Tomorrow

Aug 17, 2018

My name is Elizabeth Kaloumaira and I am a massage therapist, healer and writer. Soar Health and Wellness came about through my own journey of self-discovery. Through discovering my own passions and turning them into my life’s purpose has not only driven me to want to help others achieve the same but to do so… (read more)

Join the McCormacks Bay Restoration Project

Aug 17, 2018

Have you noticed how Mc Cormacks Bay is looking more and more beautiful? The reeds are starting to colonise the wetlands and the native plants are establishing in the park. This increased vegetation will provide habitats for birds and makes the bay an increasingly enjoyable place to visit. Three years ago a group of volunteers,… (read more)