Category Archives: Voluntary work

Celebrate Volunteer Day

Location: Abberley Park Time: December 5, 12-2pm Description: Volunteering Canterbury is holding a picnic in Abberley Park to celebrate International Volunteer Day. BYO picnic and also enjoy free sausages and entertainment from The Muse.

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Volunteers wanted for Ellerslie Flower Show

The Ellerslie Flower Show is looking for volunteers who can stay on their feet for up to five hours and direct/advise visitors to the show.

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Garden needs green fingers

Do you have green fingers and some time to spare to help with a garden in the heart of St Albans? The Edgeware Village Green team is looking for someone on the Invalids, Sickness or non-work tested DPB who lives … Continue reading

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St Albans may get action group

A group similar to Addington Action may set up in St Albans to help uninsured and underinsured homeowners repair their quake-damaged houses.

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Help repair St Albans School Pool

Volunteers are urgently needed to help repair the St Albans Primary School Pool over the Christmas break. The school particularly wants to hear from electricians, plumbers, builders and bricklayers. Even if you don’t have a skilled trade the school is … Continue reading

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Village Green Working Bee

Location: Edgeware Village GreenDate: October 27 Description: Planting, weeding, digging, talking, eating, harvesting etc… it’s lots of fun! All day, or just 20 minutes if that is all you have. And if you have garden stuff surplus to requirements send … Continue reading

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Relocated Community House opening soon

Christchurch Community House lost their Hereford Street premises in February 2011 but are reopening at the end of this month at 113 Tuam Street, right next to the Central Library and Bus Station. Fewer tenants will be in the building … Continue reading

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Bake cake to thank student volunteers

Bake a cake or make some biscuits to say thank you to the Student Volunteer Army for their role in cleaning up muddy streets and gardens, not once but several times, after the earthquakes muddied the streets and gardens of … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed to fill gap

If you have some spare time after October 29, help set up the new Pallet Pavilions music venue on the site of the demolished Crowne Plaza Hotel (also known as the Parkroyal in a previous era) at the corner of … Continue reading

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Opportunities to help Body Festival

This year, The Body Festival would like to offer individuals who have an intellectual disability an opportunity to be involved behind the scenes at The Body Festival.

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

New Zealand’s Random Acts of Kindness Day is set for Saturday, 1 September. RAK day began at a national level in 2005, when the entire country was first challenged to do something kind to a friend or stranger for no … Continue reading

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Red Cross torch radios

The Red Cross is looking for volunteers to help put together or help distribute torch radio packs. Contact Wendy Davie on 339 3755 or email her at wendy.davie@redcross.org.nz if you have an hour or two available to help between Monday … Continue reading

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