Natter Over Needles Taking a Winter Break

Jul 20, 2018

Our regular group Natter over Needles is taking a short winter break starting immediately.  Join them when they start up again on Thursday, August 16th. Bring along any craft you are working on – any level of experience is very welcome to this social group.  Natter Over Needles, 7-9pm Thursdays at the Mt Pleasant Centre

Community Board Awards

Jul 13, 2018

Congratulations to past treasurer of the Mt Pleasant Residents Association Jenny Long and to current committee member and super-star community volunteer Rebekah McCullough, who both received awards for their service from the Community Board this week. We are chuffed to see all their efforts recognised in this way! Congratulations also to one of our volunteers… (read more)

Women’s Refuge Collectors Needed

Jul 12, 2018

This year the Women’s Refuge Street Appeal runs from Wednesday the 18th of July to Friday the 21st of July at the Moorhouse Ave Pak n Save.They have had a great response this year with volunteers and only have a couple of slots to fill for the Friday and Saturday.  Another way that people can… (read more)

Cup Of Tea by the Estuary Speakers for July & August

Jul 12, 2018

Please join us for a friendly cup of tea and some homebaking and enjoy the company and the speaker that we have each time. We meet over in the Temp Centre aka the Blue Building down at the Mt Pleasant Centre. We meet Monday mornings, twice a month at 10am.  Upcoming speakers are: 23 July … (read more)

Live Stronger For Longer Classes in Christchurch East

Jul 12, 2018

ACC initiative Live Stronger for Longer has put out a list of classes for those of us in Christchurch East. This initiative hopes to help people prevent falls and maintain their independence for longer.  Dance to be Free, Power of Dance classes These classes are designed to cultivate neuroplasticity, using dance/ movement to help balance,… (read more)

Drayton Reserve June 2018 Report

Jul 12, 2018

DRAYTON RESERVE VOLUNTEERS                              Report #28         30th June  2018 NEXT WORKING BEES Sunday 15th July, 2pm and Saturday 28th July, 2pm  Meet at the (upper) Waterfall  Lookout  for both working bees …we will be clearing and planting new seedlings. (Check our website below for further information). Working Bees for August  will be Sunday 12th… (read more)

Scott Park Redevelopment Feedback Wanted

Jul 12, 2018

Please find attached an updated version of the Scott Park Landscape Plan. Scott Park redevelopment Please discuss with your respective group and have any comments, feedback or possible amendments back to Eric Banks ( by 30 July 2018, 5pm. Following the responses a decision will be made if a Working Party meeting is required prior… (read more)

You Are Invited To The Christchurch Coastal Residents United Public Meeting

Jul 12, 2018

This message just in from Simon Watts of the Christchurch Coastal Residents United: Hi Guys, I am trying to pull together an informal meeting of interested residents or resident’s organisations in the Sumner/Redcliffs and Taylor’s Mistake areas.  I would very much like to share what we (CCRU) have learnt and what the current issues we are… (read more)

Visit Lyttleton Bays and the Craft Cottage with the Older Person’s Project

Jul 12, 2018

Maree from the Older Persons’ Project based at Sumner Bays Union Trust is taking a group for an afternoon trip to Lyttleton Bays and the Craft Cottage and Gallery. This will happen on 20th of August, departing at 12.45pm, departing from the Hub at 57 Nayland St in Sumner. Joining in will cost $7.50 and… (read more)

McCormacks Bay Restoration

Jul 12, 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, with… (read more)

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