by Gerhard Potgieter

Community Notices

So what is going on in our community........

Halswell Tennis Club Mid-Week Tennis

Opening Day: Tuesday 31st August 2021 from 9.30am to 11.30am . New members most welcome.

  • Social tennis every Tuesday morning from 9.30am to 11.30am

  • Women and men of all abilities most welcome

  • Very friendly atmosphere

  • Morning tea provided

  • Regular coaching

  • 3 interclub teams for those who wish to take part

    Feel free to pop along any Tuesday over the summer season. Come along and give tennis a go.

    For more information please call:

Glennis Ph 021 258 3656

Robert Ph 021 237 3524


Expressions Dance Company

Does your child love to dance? Make up dance shows to music on Youtube or TV? Dream of dancing on stage with the lights and makeup and music? Do you want to enrol them in classes where they learn more than just dance steps? Dance classes build confidence and are a great form of exercise that doesn't feel like exercise! Expressions Dance Company is a place where everyone can engage in dance classes which enable and nurture them to be the best person they can be – both as a dancer and as an individual. We have classes in Ballet, Jazz and Tap for kids from age 2.5 -18. We are a low pressure school - no "Dance Moms" drama - our focus is on having fun while dancing and learning more about ourselves. For more information, please visit our website - www.expressionsdance.nz - or ring Leticia on 0274625797


Marching Canterbury.

Don’t knock it until you try it!

We cater for all ages 4yrs- 30yrs+ We are currently looking for more members to join our teams.

Marching encourages teamwork, discipline, and friendship. It’s great for coordination, posture and brain development. If you would like to see what we are all about and give it a go, get in touch with us at Publicitymarchingcanterbury@gmail.com or Kylie Dowers 021930434.

We have teams in all areas of Christchurch

Kylie DowersPublicity and PromotionsMarching Canterbury



Parent to Parent

Grab a free coffee and chat with other parents and carers who know what it’s like to care for a disabled child, a neurodiverse child, or a child with health impairments.

Parent to Parent hosts monthly Parent Support Groups in Christchurch during the school term, to support carers and parents just like you. These groups are a safe space for family and whānau to share their experiences, their challenges, their triumphs, and to learn from each other in an open and 100% judgement-free environment. No topic is too ‘weird’, no question too ‘out there’. We get it, and we are here to help.

So if you’d like to share a struggle, celebrate a success, raise a concern, or simply have a cuppa and chat with other parents and carers in your area, you are always welcome at our Parent Support Group. Children are welcome too! Drop in for as long or as short a time as you want. And did we mention there’s free coffee??

Upcoming dates:

Dates: Time: Venue:

Fri 21 May | Fri 18 June | Fri 20 Aug | Fri 17 Sep | Fri 19 Nov
9:30am—11:30am
Urban Eatery, Oderings Garden Center, 92 Stourbridge St, Barrington, Christchurch