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Community News - Term 2, 2020

Heather Burnby —

Waipuna Halswell Hornby Riccarton Community Board

Waipuna Halswell Hornby Riccarton Community Board on consultation on the updated 2020-21 Annual Plan.

For more information, please find links below to the following documents:

Updated Draft Annual Plan 2020–21

Draft Annual Plan 2020–21 consultation document


Halswell Hub

A community free event for local school children during the July School Holidays. link: https://www.facebook.com/events/298808634629254/?active_tab=about

Halswell Community Project



Baxter's Buddies

Call: 021 127 5865 for more details (Half Day, School Day and Full Day until 6:00 pm available)Fun, Friendly and Affordable

Before, After School and Holiday Care Programme

We are based at: Seven Oaks School, 77 Murphys Road, Halswell, Christchurch 8025

We collect children daily after school from: Ladbrooks, and Halswell School. We also run a before school care programme for children from the above schools.

About Baxter’s Buddies

Baxters Buddies was established and is run by Lisa Smith, an ex- teacher and mother of three who saw a growing demand for quality/alternative OSCAR care for children in the Halswell and surrounding areas. We have a sport, art and craft focus and include in our programme daily a combination of free choice and organised games/activities.

We do our best to ensure every child is happy and feels like Baxter’s Buddies is a place where they can come and have fun after a long day at school.

We drop off and pick up your children from designated meeting points in each school in our Baxter’s Buddies Vans/bus for before and after school care. We welcome both permanent and casual bookings and offer FREE homework supervision as well as a wide range of fun activities.

Before School Care

7:15-8:45 am M-F, (breakfast provided),

$11.50 for regular bookings

$12.50 for casual bookings

After School Care - Two care Options

3:00-4:00 pm M-F, (Healthy Afternoon Snack Provided) $11.50 for Weekly bookings

$12.50 for Casual Booking

3:00-6:00 pm M-F, (Healthy afternoon snack and optional homework help/ supervision included!)

$19.00 for Weekly bookings

$19.85 for Casual bookings

Sibling Discounts Available!


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Contact us at: baxtersbuddiesnz@gmail.com