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Te Reo Classes at Heathcote Community Centre

Aug 17, 2018

At the Heathcote Valley Community Centre (https://hvcc.org.nz | 45 Bridle Path Road)  we’re so glad to have such enthusiastic te reo students.  We’re thrilled to be about to start the Maori course for the third consecutive term and we would like to celebrate it by giving you more opportunities to practice your learning during the… (read more)

Ferrymead Rotary Fundraising Quiz Night

Aug 17, 2018

Ferrymead Rotary is organising a Quiz Night to raise money to sponsor a Go Baby Go car for a mobility impaired child from our side of town.  It’s on at the Goodhome Gastro Pub at 2A Waterman Place in Ferrymead on Wednesday 26th September at 6.30pm. Teams of six can register by email: ingridr.rotary@yahoo.com Cost is… (read more)

Do You List Your House on Air BnB?

Aug 17, 2018

This just in from Christchurch City Council: “The massive growth of digital accommodation booking platforms such as Airbnb and Bookabach in the past few years is raising issues for cities around the globe, including Christchurch. There are benefits from a growing mix of accommodation, but also some potential issues. Christchurch City Council is currently to… (read more)

Parenting Workshop at Mt Pleasant School

Aug 1, 2018

Mt Pleasant School is excited to offer a parenting workshop offering strategies for parents who want to change the behaviours they (and their child!) struggle with. Workshop numbers are limited to no more than 20 parents, but we still have  a few spaces left!! This workshop will run for two 1.5 hour sessions in August. DATES: Thursday… (read more)

Burglary at Mt Pleasant School

Aug 1, 2018

Earlier this week the locks on the Mt Pleasant School containers were cut and items including tools/water blaster etc stolen. It appears these were taken out through the lower gate off the school field. Burglaries in the area targeting tools and vehicles are on the rise again. Please be aware, vigilant and if you see… (read more)

Drayton Reserve Volunteer July Update

Aug 1, 2018

NEXT WORKING BEES Sunday 12th August, 2pm and Saturday 25th August, 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 September will be Sunday 16th and Saturday 29th , (9-11am). RECENT WORK —We had two normal working… (read more)

Shoreline Toastmasters Inviting New Members

Jul 31, 2018

Shoreline Toastmasters meet on Monday nights at 7.30 – 9pm at the Mt Pleasant Yacht Club. Nervous about speaking? Come along to gain confidence by practising speaking, listening, learning and laughing – in a warm, friendly non-threatening environment. You are welcome to just turn up before 7:30 on any Monday evening. That said, if you have… (read more)

Donations Sought for Christchurch’s Flood-Hit Sister City

Jul 31, 2018

Christchurch residents are being encouraged to donate funds to the Japanese city of Kurashiki, which has been devastated by widespread flooding. Mayor Lianne Dalziel says “Christchurch has had a sister city relationship with Kurashiki since 1973 and the residents of that city were very generous with the support they offered us after the earthquakes. They… (read more)

Sumner School Vegas PTA Ball this Sat

Jul 31, 2018

Sumner School PTA are holding a fundraising Vegas themed ball on Saturday August 4th.  You’ll recieve a drink upon arrival, and can enjoy casino games, a cocktail lounge, entertainments and more! This event is adults only.  Individual tickets are $60 each or get a group of six together and get in for $45 each. Tickets… (read more)

Turn Your Old Things Into Fundraising Gold for MPCC!

Jul 31, 2018

We are currently fundraising for our upcoming summer event Estuary Fest 2019 and Tanya from The Estuary Trust has offered to sell items for us at the Linwood Market. If you would like to donate used, good quality items we’d be very grateful. A great way to clear out your wardrobe and garage and support… (read more)