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    Throughout NZ there are 16 YMCAs all of which share a common purpose – which is to meet and relate to the needs of people in their communities, and where they work, in a way that will encourage them to develop as individuals, express their own needs and reach their full potential. YMCAs do this through programmes and relationships, involving YMCA workers with special youth community, recreational and motivational skills, guided by the four core values of honesty, respect, responsibility and ... Read more caring. The YMCAs across the country work together on a number of shared projects and aim to build strong people, strong families and strong communities by being locally responsive and engaged but also nationally co-operative and supportive. The Christchurch YMCA is one of the largest YMCAs and like all Ys we have our own particular set of focuses, our core purpose is to Invest in the Next Generation and this is how we are doing it: Accommodation Not just to generate some revenue for our ...

    Chans Martial Arts is one of the largest and most reputable martial arts school in New Zealand. Established since 1975, we have a strong network of centres throughout the country, internationally and has links with many top martial arts masters world-wide. We specialise in Tai Chi Chuan & Shao Chi Chuan Kung Fu. Shao Chi Chuan deploys biomechanically sound self defence techniques and psychologically positive teaching methods. This results in the elimination of excessive physical and mental stress ... Read more which is omnipresent in many conventional martial arts. It is quick to learn and is very effective for self defence. We have a special children class for the younger ones and it is great for developing concentration and confidence as well as self defence awareness. The Tai Chi Chuan we teach is the classical Yang Style under the direction of Prof. Yek who is one of the top students of the legendary Prof. Huang Shing Shyan. Tai Chi Chuan has great benefits for physical and mental health besides ...

    • 40 Dunedin Street, Redwood (8051), Canterbury Region
    • 2-5 km from Akaroa (7520)

    Haere mai! Welcome to Redwood Playcentre! We are a parent co-operative, providing a rich learning environment for children, with an emphasis on the belief that children ultimately learn by doing, and exploring through play. We also believe that children reach their full potential, most successfully, when they are comfortable within their environment, and when their parents understand their development and take part in their learning process. We love to have new families join us at Redwood Playcentre. ... Read more Please call in during session times Monday to Friday from 9.00am-12.00 noon. You will be warmly welcomed. All families can visit free for three sessions before being invited to enrol. You will find something very special goes on within the gates of Redwood Playcentre. Parents and children playing, learning, growing and working alongside each other. We have a dedicated group of parents who work together to provide a fabulous learning environment for our children. We seek to create an environment ...

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Bishopdale and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Bishopdale, Canterbury, are taught by passionate instructors who ... Read more are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR Karate ...

    We offer hip hop classes from ages 3 through to adult, with both beginner classes and advanced competition and performance crews available. We run classes from Monday through to Thursday with fees starting at $65 for our pre-schoolers, $100 for beginner classes and advanced POA. We also offer a conditioning and in 2016 will offer breakdancing classes as well as contemporary workshops. We don't just teach dance, but offer a safe and supportive environment for kids to learn in and belong to. We ... Read more have a passion for our community, in both dance and in Christchurch. We believe in supporting and encouraging our young dancers to achieve their dreams and goals. We also offer teachers at holiday programmes, parties, schools, as well as providing advanced crews for performances.

    Sports Tennis Clubs

    Edgeware Tennis Club was established in 1932 and has a long history of great tennis players. The Club is operated by a friendly and dedicated committee of volunteers and is supported by our growing membership, who offer their energy and expertise from time to time. We have five hard courts and four astro turf which are also lit for night time tennis. These courts are used for casual organised tennis, interclub or general usage by the membership. Our members range in age from 3 ½ to 72 years old ... Read more so we are definitely a club for the whole family with a distinct focus on family and fun. However, for those of us with a competitive spirit we have many interclub teams who travel throughout Christchurch to play competition tennis and we are well known for the strength of our juniors.

    Taekwon-Do is the Korean art of self defence and the world’s most popular martial art. It was first developed by a Korean Army General, Gen. Choi Hong Hi, in the 1950s and 1960s. “Tae” means to jump or kick with the foot; “Kwon” means to punch with the hand or fist; and “Do” means art or way. Taekwon-Do is also an exciting sport with many spectacular events such as sparring, patterns, power breaking and the high flying special techniques competition. But it is also a martial ... Read more art suitable for all ages and abilities. Classes are run for everyone from beginning to advanced levels, including special classes for children. Taekwon-Do was designed for self defence, and there is a strong emphasis on the moral aspects of the art, such as discipline, humility and self control. These non-physical aspects are known as the “Do”. Members of International Taekwon-Do are taught aspects of “Do” as a part of the grading syllabus and are encouraged to live by the tenets of ...

    Bienvenue à l’Alliance Française, the only place dedicated to the French culture and language in Christchurch. Established in 1959, the Alliance Française de Christchurch is one of the nine AF in New Zealand. As a local not-for-profit organisation, it reflects the desire to share with others the love of the language, culture and other various aspects of the French way of life. We offer courses for adults and children of all levels and all ages. All of our teachers are native French ... Read more speakers and have a degree in French as a foreign language. Teaching activities are complemented by a wide range of cultural and social events such as the Alliance Française French Film Festival, Pétanque Tournament, exhibitions etc. Our library also offers a wide selection of items in French (DVDs, books, magazines) and is open to all for a small annual fee. Like us Facebook: AF Christchurch or Alliance Française de Christchurch – Nouvelle Zélande Follow Us on Twitter

    At Pedalmania we bring our strange, clever, crazy and bizarre pedal powered bikes to wherever you are, for you, to ride and enjoy, it's riotous fun. Our bikes are designed to be ridden, (well most of them) by 1,2,3, or more people. We also individually hire out bikes for special events; this can be with or without a rider if needed.

    Learn to sew with an experienced tutor. Small classes and loads of fun. You sew projects of your choice. Quality machines and tools are provided for students to use. We providing students with a positive and fulfilling experience in learning to sew and enabling them to be able to make clothes that are practical, useful, fashionable and fit well. Learn the correct techniques to develop patterns to fit your body and then sew them with a professional finish. Teaching is tailored to how you learn. Pattern ... Read more Development classes available for teens and adults are run each term. Private lessons available if classes don't suit.

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Phillipstown and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Phillipstown, Christchurch, are taught by passionate instructors ... Read more who are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR ...

    Sports Soccer Classes & Lessons

    Christchurch United is pleased to advise all its members that following a special meeting on Monday 22 August 2016 the club has approved a plan to partner with the Christchurch Football Centre and the Christchurch Football Academy. Christchurch United was established in 1970 and over 30 years the club became one of the most successful football clubs in New Zealand, winning 6 National League Titles and 6 Chatham Cup Finals. The club won the League & Cup double in 1975 and 1991. In recent years ... Read more the club has been struggling to maintain its membership base. This partnership is intended to enable the club to once again become a leading club in New Zealand. Established in 2014 the Christchurch Football Centre has developed a world class facility on Yaldhurst Road. This facility has been the home of the Christchurch Football Academy whose goal is to grow football players with a life-long passion for the game. To do this they aim to offer boys and girls the best football experience in New ...

    Education Early Learning Education Centres

    Early Childhood Centre. Community Based - not for profit. All Families and whanau welcome Hours of operation 8.30 - 2.30. Waiting list for younger children operates.

    Archery truly is the sport for all, from the young to old of all abilities, for the single individual to groups - come have a go and be welcomed

    Education WildLife Parks

    Willowbank Wildlife Reserve is the home of the Big 5, New Zealand's only display of our top 5 wildlife icons - the kiwi, kea, kaka, takahe and tuatara. One of Christchurch's favourite family attractions, you'll get up close and personal with wildlife like never before.

    • Barnett Park, Main Road, Redcliffs (8081), Canterbury Region
    • 5-10 km from Akaroa (7520)

    We are a community-owned, not-for-profit early learning centre located in the idyllic Barnett Park in Redcliffs, Christchurch. We welcome children from Redcliffs, Sumner, Mt Pleasant, Heathcote and beyond to our modern purpose-built centre. We are lucky enough to have large indoor and outdoor playing areas, all oriented toward an open park-view. Our centre is divided into two main areas: the Nursery, for children aged 0-2 and the Preschool, for children aged 2-5. Across both groups, our children ... Read more are supported by fully qualified and experienced teachers. We know that the best relationships grow from respectful, responsive and reciprocal interactions between children and caregivers; so this is at the heart of what we do. At Moa Kids, we believe in the importance of self-choice and free-play. Children are unique individuals and through the support of their teachers, and in partnership with their families, we encourage their natural curiousity about our world and their place in it. ...

    Ferrymead Heritage Park is one of Christchurch’s most popular family attractions, it features an early 1900s (Edwardian) township, with exhibits such as picture theatre, school house, church, bakery, jail, railway station and much much more. There is also a large array of heritage museums and displays that are often open for viewing, particularly on Sundays. No trip to Ferrymead Heritage Park is complete without a ride on the tram at the weekends or Steam Train Sunday on the first Sunday of the ... Read more month. The Birthday Tram Our Heritage Tram is a fantastic way to celebrate your child's birthday and is a wonderfully unique experience for family and friends to enjoy. The hire includes 2 hours plus an additional half an hour for set up. You will just need to bring along your own decorations and party food. There will be tables provided down the middle of the tram for you to use. The tram is suitable for up to 12 kids and 5 to 6 adults. Your guests will meet the tram inside the park ...

    Fantastic facilities Social & competition play for both junior and senior. 10 courts - 6 hard courts and 6 Astro-turf, 7 courts with flood lighting. Organized Business House Tennis on Monday evenings Organized senior play on Tuesday & Thursday mornings Organized senior play on Tuesday evenings Organized senior play on Saturday afternoons Coaching available on request

    We are the biggest tennis club on the eastern side of Christchurch set in lovely park like surroundings, providing programs for HotShots, junior tennis (social and interclub), senior tennis (social and interclub), midweek ladies and have expert coaching available from our club coach Andrew Falck. We also have a comprehensive range of tennis racquets, shoes and bags for sale. Join us for juniors on a Saturday morning or seniors on Saturday afternoons from 1pm onwards.

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    • Cnr Nancy & Knowles St, Saint Albans (8014), Canterbury Region
    • 2 km from Akaroa (7520)

    O'Callahan Dance Studio offers classes in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Stretch & Extension with Acro Find us on Facebook Classes in St Albans, Spreydon & Beckenham

    Our vision: “A home away from home where children always want to be, and are creating memories as they learn through play - this will lead them on a pathway of lifelong success.” Ready Steady Play is an early childhood education centre in Burwood, Christchurch. Firmly established since 2000, we are dedicated to providing top quality care for families in our community, offering a playful and nurturing environment to children in our centre. In 2004, the preschool was extended to include ... Read more four separate areas. This makes our centre unique among childcare providers, enabling us to provide environments that initiate experiences significant to different ages and stages of your child’s development.

    Badminton facility. Badminton Canterbury is responsible for the promotion and development of Badminton throughout the Canterbury Region. We operate Badminton Hall, a purpose built stadium in Christchurch and facilitate National and Inter-provincial Tournaments and Competitions at Juniors, Seniors, Veterans and Masters levels. We are an association of Badminton New Zealand Badminton Canterbury is supported by many local clubs within the region and run annually; Tournaments, Championships, Interclub ... Read more competition, Junior Elite Training and Social events. Access available 24/7 with a Badminton Canterbury lighting Card

    Latin Fire & Dance Revolution are a fun, friendly studio who welcome any dancer from total beginners to competitive, performance dancers. We teach kids jazz/hip hop classes in Mt Pleasant & a Hip Hop Youth Class in Riccarton, We also teach Salsa, Bachata & ChaCha classes in a fun, concise, informative manner and love to welcome new people to our studio at 407 Tuam street. Your First class is FREE!!

    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Addington and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Addington, Canterbury, are taught by passionate instructors who ... Read more are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR Karate ...

    Paint ’n’ Sip Studio is a different kind of kid's birthday party or event in Christchurch. A local artist will guide the children step by step to complete a painting while they socialise with friends! Fun, easy and no artistic ability or experience necessary! Start with a blank canvas and sip their way to a one of a kind masterpiece. We provide everything to complete the painting, so just bring the kids! Birthday family can self-cater food & cake. Join us also for: Open paint sessions, birthday ... Read more party, date night, hen’s night out, team building, networking group, reunions, fund raisers, girl’s night out, anniversaries, company function, private party, family day and the list goes on... Private events can be booked anytime there is not a scheduled class listed on the calendar. Refer to our KIDS link on our website for more information.

    Table tennis is a fast sport which is becoming popular in NZ. Whether you play for fun, or more competitively, table tennis is an indoor game for the whole family. Table tennis is an ideal development sport for people wanting to learn eye-hand coordination. We provide and facilitate social programs for all community demographics: - Junior and beginner programs. - Daytime and elderly social play. - Women’s only social play. - Primary, Intermediate and Secondary School Sports competition. - Polybat ... Read more (modified Table Tennis for physically and mentally challenged daycare residents). - Homecare programmes. - Holiday programmes. We also host local and national tournaments for competitive players and arrange away trips for Junior, Veterans and Open grade players for training camps, regional and national tournaments. Our stadium has 15 international competition standard table tennis tables housed on a special low-impact floor.

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    Come and try a FREE introductory class at GKR Karate Halswell and see why GKR Karate is Australia's largest martial arts club! GKR Karate promotes Karate for everyone, including children from 5 yrs old through to men, women and families of all ages. Apart from the obvious development of self-defence skills, Karate training builds confidence, positive attitude, determination, focus, and of course fitness. Our karate classes at Halswell, Christchurch, are taught by passionate instructors who ... Read more are committed to teaching and passing on the GKR Karate style and our way of life. When you join our club, you will be joining a community of like minded people who share the same common goal of personal improvement. This will be your journey, and you will be encouraged to train at your own pace. Your instructors and peers will be there to support and provide you with a safe, inspiring and empowering environment to develop your skills, and reach your maximum potential. Training with GKR Karate ...

    We are the largest senior cricket club in the South Island with 13 Senior Mens and Womens teams, 35 Junior teams, and over 500 members. We are a "Premier" club operating in the Christchurch Metro Cricket Association competition and based at Sydenham Park in beautiful Christchurch in the South Island of New Zealand.

    • 95 Wainui Valley Road, Akaroa (7520), Canterbury Region

    YMCA Wainui Park is a piece of paradise on Banks Peninsula. Described as Canterbury’s best kept secret YMCA Wainui Park is your one-stop-shop for accommodation, conference, camping and outdoor programmes. Wainui Park is a favourite venue for a huge number of schools, community groups and corporate groups from all over the South Island. Offering numerous accommodation and catering options as well as adventurous outdoor activities including Giant Swing, Kayakaing, High Ropes and Coasteering ... Read more Wainui Park is the ideal destination for a school camp, family reunion, church retreat and so much more. The Wainui Heights building is a multipurpose lodge split into two halves – the East Wing and the West Wing. It sleeps up to 88 people in ensuite bedrooms, has two connecting conference rooms with log burners and stunning views across the valley. It makes for a great meeting and conference facility with a large dining room including fully equipped modern kitchens with self-service tea ...

    Overall rating: 1 out of 5  

    Unimpressed and inadiquate

    26-03-2016 by ~Annon

    I recently had the displeasure of taking my students to this park... we stayed in powell village for 2 nights and 3 days.The bunks smelled like they had never been cleaned and the walls were starting to mold and rott.The kichen fisility was inadiquate and uncleaned on arrival.wild animals roamed around the camp grounds and one even got into one of the girls cabin and disrupted there sleep. i do not reccommend this and will do my best to never allow my school to take students there again.

    Our Christchurch holiday homes and apartments are fantastic for family holidays. We offer both rural and town rental properties, accommodating from 2 to 12 persons and pet friendly options. All of our quality Christchurch Holiday Homes are fully self catering and set up as a normal home offering; Clean and sunny living Comfortable modern furnishings Free WiFi internet Large flatscreen TV Fully equipped kitchen & laundry Comfortable beds Cleaning service available Pet friendly options Minimum ... Read more stay is 2 nights. Christchurch Holiday Homes is focused on providing quality service and customer satisfaction. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations.

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