Healthy Christchurch Signatory List

There are 203 signatory records.

OrganisationContact PeopleDescription
Community Energy Action
P O Box 13759
Armagh
Christchurch
8141
Phone: 374 7222
Fax: 377 2513

Website
Caroline Shone
374 7222


Community Energy Action is a Christchurch based charitable trust that works to keep our community warm. We offer subsidised insulation and heating grants, free and impartial energy advice and free recycled curtains for those on low incomes. Some energy efficiency products are available from our website, including Do-It-Yourself window insulation.
Community Law Canterbury
PO Box 2912
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 027 312 2238
Fax: 03 341 7586

Website
Paul O'Neill
03 371 3812


CURRENT STATUS: Most services operating at another premises. See Action Record for more information. Research into unmet legal needs in Christchurch. Development of an online community communications/networking database. Development of a representative agency/lobby group to represent community groups to politicians/govt.depts.
Coronary Health Improvement Project (CHIP)
P O Box 5186
Christchurch
8542
Phone: 021 342 657
Fax: 3651030
Website
Neil Thompson
021 342 657

Volunteer Organisation who facilitates the internationally acclaimed CHIP lifestyle change program that focuses on creating a supportive environment for change. It involves a pre & post blood glucose adn lipids test, 40 hours of health education, exercise, food demonstration , shopping tours, nutrition education. Based on the work of Dr Han J Diehl the direcot of Lifestyle Medicine institute, Loma Linda California.
Crossover Trust
PO Box 33 048
Christchurch
8244
Phone: 03 338 5288
Fax: 03 338 4325
Lidwina Clarke
03 338 5288


CURRENT STATUS: Most services operating Cross Over Trust provides a unique service in South Christchurch community working with families to affirm, support and guide young people through their life transitions. Our services include four referral based recreation and education youth group programmes for boys and girls 10 – 16 years. Our services include youth workers and a family worker.
Delta Community Support Trust
P O Box 26 091
North Avon
Christchurch
8148
Phone: 03 389 0214
Fax: 03 960 3278

Website
Ian Burn
03 389 0214


Delta Community Support Trust is a grass roots organisation established by North Avon Baptist Church in 1995 to minister to its local community. Responding out of Christ's love, Delta seeks to grow supportive inclusive community and has developed a myriad of services for people experiencing hardship, disadvantage, disability and isolation - both locally and from across the city.
Dementia Canterbury
PO Box 32074, Christchurch
8147
Phone: 03 379 2590
Fax: 03 379 7286

Website
Mr Darral Campbell
03 379 2590


We provide information, education, support, advocacy, groups, theraputic social programs for the dementia community in Canterbury.
Department of Child Youth and Family Services - Papanui
PO Box 5334
Papanui
Christchurch
8542
Phone: 03 963 2100
Website

03 963 2100

Statutory agency – child abuse, neglect, youth justice Child Youth and Family works with families and other agencies to: - protect and care for children and young people - help families maintain and strengthen their child-rearing role - bring about changes for troubled and troublesome youth - Provide residential care facilities Level 2, Torrens House 195 Hereford Street PO Box 940 CHRISTCHURCH Contact: John Henderson - Southern Regional Manager Email: john.henderson014@cyf.govt.nz
Department of Child Youth and Family Services - Sthn. Reg. Office
84 Langdons Road
Christchurch
8441
Fax: 03 963 6384

Website
John Henderson


Robyn Sadgrove
03 9619031


“Child, Youth and Family works with families and other agencies to:· Protect and care for children and young people · Help families maintain and strengthen their child-rearing role· Bring about changes for troubled and troublesome youth· Provide residential care facilities.”
Department of Internal Affairs - Local Government and Community
PO Box 4033
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 03 353 8294
Fax: 03 353 8299

Website
Trish Hughes
03 353 8294


Deborah Lam
033673044


Julia Main
03 353 8292


Liz Stephenson
03 353 8294


Local Government & Community provides advice, information and funding for communities and community groups
Depression Support Network
301 Tuam St
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
8011
Phone: 03 366 8083
Fax: 03 388 1076

Website
Gayle Brislane
03 366 8083


Provides community support services for young people and adults whose lives are being affected by depression. Services include: personal, group, phone, newsletter support; education courses; information about depression resources and community networks; participation in service provision.
Diabetes Christchurch Inc.
PO Box 2527
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 378 6197
Fax: 03 378 6196
Lynne Taylor
378 6197


Diabetes Christchurch provides support, information, advocacy, diabetes blood testing products, recipes, diabetes products ie jams, dextrox, carrero and promotional Barnaby Bee products for people with diabetes.
Disabled Persons Assembly
141 Hereford Street
Christchurch Central
Christchurch
8011
Phone: 03 379 8525
Fax: 03 366 8535

Website
Karim Baradi
03 379 8525


The Disabled Persons’ Assembly (DPA) is an umbrella organisation representing: people with all types of disabilities and their families; disability organisations involved in advocacy on their behalf; and disability service providers. As a lobby and advocacy organisation our work includes self-advocacy, monitoring, policy development and submissions, which may cover a range of issues such as access, accommodation, education, employment and transport.
Early Start Project
P O Box 21013
St Albans
Christchurch
8143
Phone: 03 365 9087
Fax: 03 365 9237
Website
Hildegard Grant
0274 385 392


Status: Re-located to 136 Holly Road. Early Start encourages and supports families to provide each of their children with a positive and enjoyable childhood experience. Early Start is offered to Christchurch families with newborn babies, where social and family circumstances may put at risk the health and well-being of their children. The service provided is free, long term and home based to promote healthy child development within a nurturing family environment.
ECAN Environment Canterbury
P O Box 345
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 03 353 9007
Fax: 03 365 3194

Website
Nadeine Dommisse
03 353 9007


Miria Goodwin
03 353 9007


Vanessa Scott
03 353 9007


Our air section includes live air quality data for Christchurch and several other spots in Canterbury, reports and plans dealing with air issues, and education resources for school-aged children and their families.
Epilepsy Association of New Zealand, Christchurch
PO Box 7104
Sydenham
Christchurch
8240
Phone: 03 379 8175
Fax: 03 374 9086

Website
Kim McMaster
03 379 8175


Epilepsy NZ –Canterbury branch provides support and education for people with epilepsy and their families. We also provide information and education to the general public, community groups and employers throughout Canterbury and the West Coast.
Equitas Care Limited

Phone: 033587931

Website
Debbie Brinsdon
033587931


Equitas provides young people with disability a supportive home environment for independent living in the community. Each individual is encouraged to reach their potential with maximum independence in all areas of their lives, therefore ensuring a productive, valued and unique lifestyle. Respect for the choices of each individual is nurtured.
ESR Public Health Laboratory (Christchurch)
PO Box 29 181
Christchurch
8540
Phone: 03 351 6019
Fax: 03 351 0010

Website
Maria Hepi
351 0084


ESR is a Crown Research Institute committed to protecting people and their environment through science. Our science focuses on how human and naturally occurring influences in the environment impact on the health and well-being of people. Our core areas of activity are food safety, water quality and management, communicable disease and population health surveillance and epidemiology.
Exchange Christchurch (XCHC)
376 Wilsons Road
Waltham
Christchurch
Phone: 027 828 3757

Website
Preston Hegel
027 828 3757


Exchange Christchurch was created so the community had a place to create, showcase, and share creative works. We're a social enterprise and have become a model for other businesses to see how it's possible to incorporate social values into their operations and management and become accredited conscious consumers, living-wage employers, a local/healthy creative hospitality option, and provider of opportunities getting people work experience who need support being reintegrated into the workforce and giving them a community of support.
Family Help Trust
PO Box 22126
Christchurch
8142
Phone: 365 9912
Fax: 03 365 9913

Website
Libby Robins
03-365-9912


CURRENT STATUS: FULLY OPERATIONAL Service 1 New Start - An intensive home visiting service targeted at multiple problem families. New Start is currently this country's only service of its kind, catering for chronic offenders and their families which targets the young child as the primary client. Service 2 - Safer Families - An intensive home visiting service targeted at multiple problem families. Targets high-risk pregnant women, receiving referrals through lead maternity providers. Both services aim to prevent harm to children from happening by providing intesnive, long term homebased social work support to those families whose characteristics make them more likely to abuse and neglect their children. Services are designed to give such high risk families the skills to adequately parent their children. Services begin ante-natally and continue until the enrolled child enters the school system. In over 11 years of service to high risk children, no child receiving our services has been injured through parental abuse.
Family Planning
PO Box 40113
Christchurch
8142
Phone: 03 377 0666
Fax: 03 379 7860

Website
Ray Jacobsen
03 353 7020


Jackie Walker
027 539 2451


FP's mission is to provide a positive view of sexuality, informed choice and access to accurate information and quality sexuality and reproductive health services. FP provides clinical and education services FP seeks to work in partnership with the Tangata Whenua in accordance with the Treaty of Waitangi
Gap Filler Trust
PO Box 166
Christchurch
8140
Hannah Airey
021998109


Gap Filler aims to catalyse a Christchurch – and wider society – where citizens feel empowered to take creative action, and to experiment with fun ways of contributing to the wellbeing of the city and its residents.
Gay Pavelka Consultancy
Millers Road
RD 2
Christchurch
Phone: 3297847
Fax: 03 3297947

Gay Pavelka
3297847


Mediation, facilitation and problem solving discussions.
Green Effect Trust/Trees for Canterbury
42 Charlesworth Street
Christchurch
8023
Phone: 9821028
Fax: 03 9821028

Website
Steve Bush
9821028


Our motto is Employ, Educate, Regenerate. We assist in establishing a sense of involvement in the community for disadvantaged people and provide an environment of acceptance as well as training for self development - installing self esteem and work habit. We also work with educational institutions providing assistance in the teaching of environmental awareness. Finally we cultivate native plants for community plantings and our own revegetation projects.
Greening the Rubble
PO Box 13121 Armagh Street
Christchurch
8141
Phone: 0275350720

Website
Sarah Campagnolo
0220716360


Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand
PO Box 7674
Sydenham
Christchurch
8240
Phone: 371 7477
Fax: 03 371 7479

Website

371 7477


Based in Christchurch, the Haemophilia Foundation of New Zealand (HFNZ) was established in 1958 to provide support for people with Haemophilia and related bleeding disorders and their families/whanau in New Zealand.
He Waka Tapu Limited
PO Box 15037
Aranui
Christchurch
8643
Phone: 03 373 8150
Fax: 03 381 3207

Website
Lovey Ratima-Rapson
03 37838 150


Status: Site ok LIMITED services available See Action Record for more details Received 24.1.06 Kaupapa: Me mahi tahi tatou mo te oranga o te whanau Working together for the wellbeing of the whanau - increasing the health and wellbeing of whanau by reducing violence and abusive behaviour by restoring to them tikanga that support the promotion of improved whanau, personal health and lifestyle - The promotion of violence-free community by making available the services of He Waka Tapu to all persons regardless of race, gender, religion or sexuality in the belief that everyone deserves to live in a violence free environment.
Health Promotion Agency
PO Box 2142
Wellington
6140
Website
Stuart Dodd


The HPA leads and delivers innovative, high quality and cost-effective programmes that: •promote health, wellbeing and healthy lifestyles •prevent disease, illness and injury •enable environments that support health and wellbeing and healthy lifestyles •reduce personal, social and economic harm. It also undertakes functions specific to providing advice and research on alcohol issues.
Hepatitis C Community Clinic

Christchurch
Phone: 03 377 8689

Website
Jenny Bourke
03 377 8689


The Hepatitis C Clinic is a non-judgemental service that tests, diagnoses, manages and treats people with Hepatitis C.
Home and Family Society
PO Box 287
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 039440635

Website
Val Carter
039440635


Home and Family is a charitable organisation that has been providing social services to the people of Canterbury since 1908. We offer affordable professional counselling, personal development courses, support groups, emergency supported accommodation for women, children and families; also resources and information We offer courses for parenting, personal development and the step parents support group.
Housing New Zealand Corporation
PO Box 5116
Christchurch
8542
Phone: 3750928
Fax: 03 3521236
Website
Ray Tye
3750928


Housing New Zealand Corporation manages the Crown's rental housing assets ("State houses") - there are 5400 tenancies in Christchurch and environs. Housing New Zealand Corporation manages the Crown's rental housing assets ("State houses") - there are 5600 tenancies in Christchurch and environs A housing system operates and is based on need - those assessed as having the greatest need are offered tenancies as and when they become vacant. Initial eligibility criteria to be met include NZ residency, net weekly income and assets Tenants pay an income related rent For further details, you can contact any of the following offices: Papanui 375 0928 Riccarton 375 0929 Linwood 375 0909 Aranui Information Centre 375 0926 National Contact Centre 0800 801 601 Welcome Home Loan 0508 WELCOME HOME (0800 93 52 66)
Human Rights Commission
P O Box 1578
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 03 379 2015
Fax: 03 353 0959
Website
Margaret MacDonald
03 353 0951


The Commission's vision is that New Zealanders know their rights, acknowledge their responsibilities and respect the rights of others. Kia mohio nga Iwi katoa o Aotearoa, ki o ratou tika, te kawenga o nga tikanga, me te whakamana i nga tika o etahi atu tangata. The Commission's Mission is that we will champion human rights as a fundamental framework for a fair and just society for all the people of New Zealand. Kia ata takia e te Kahui Tika Tangata nga tika tuturu o te tangata hei whakaruruhau i te ohonga pai o ngaiwi katoa o Aotearoa.
ILGA (Oceania)

Phone: 027 405 1883

Website
Rawa Karetai
027 405 1883


An LGTBTI international association lobbying governments and international treaty bodies.
Interact Canterbury
PO Box 76166
Northwood
Christchurch
8548
Phone: 033236490


033236490


We are a business partnership established to assist in Canterbury's post - earthquake social re-build. We aim to promote a caring environment by supporting those directly involved in this rebuild. Interact Canterbury is presently assisting the Todd and TIndall Foundations deliver their post earthquake funding programmes.
International Missionary Society Health Education Trust Inc
18 Joy Street
Christchurch
8061
Phone: 385 9338
Ernest Gale
385 9338

A registered trust with the Ministry of Commerce, issuing a free type of health education on natural therapy which includes diet and herbal remedies.
Interpreting Canterbury
C/- 310 Tuan Street
Christchurch
8011
Phone: 03 372 9311

Website
Maria Fresia
03 372 9311


CURRENT STATUS: Operating from Community House, Tuam Street. Interpreting Canterbury is a branch of Interpreting New Zealand. Professional interpreting organisation that will see interpreters are available throughout the region and around the clock, wherever important information needs to be conveyed accurately and fully to non-English speakers. Interpreters will work in person and by telephone. This can be in local and central government - such as hospitals, health centres, housing and social services, schools, police and courts - or in community service organisations ranging from early childhood to care of the aged.
Ka Wahine ki Otautahi

Phone: 3890953
Fax: 03 3891329

Angel Renjitch
3890953


Accommodation and support service for women referred through the justice system
Kidsfirst Kindergartens - Riccarton
PO Box 8089
Christchurch
8440
Phone: 3381303
Fax: 03 3381086

Website
Sheryll Wilson
3381303


Canterbury Westland Free Kindergarten Association is an Incorporated Society dating back to 1911. Trading as "Kidsfirst" it provides high quality early childhood education and care to approximately 5,000 children and their families in Christchurch, Lyttelton, Lincoln, Burnham, North Canterbury and West Coast Regions. Currently 63 centres come under the umbrella of "Kidsfirst" offering sessional or full day education and care to children aged between 3 months to 5 years of age. Registered teachers are employed to deliver high quality education. Professional development plays an important role within the organisation to ensure that teachers continue to enhance Kidsfirst Kindergartens is viewed by the Education Review Office [ERO Report dated November 2004] as a progressive and high performing organisation which delivers on its core values to: · To colour learning with fun · To encourage the joys of discovery · To fill young faces with wonder”
Kingdom Resources Ltd
PO Box 33285
Christchurch
8244
Phone: 03 332 1700
Fax: 03 332 1600

Website
John Exton
03-332-1700


CURRENT STATUS: FULLY OPERATIONAL Kingdom Resources is a not-for-profit Christian organisation offering budget advice and budget education courses in Christchurch and North Canterbury. Assistance is given with budgeting and/or debt issues for those wanting help with their spending plan. Kingdom Resources offer career advice and employment education courses in Christchurch, and provide a helping hand for those searching for work.
Knox Presbyterian Church
28 Bealey Ave
Christchurch

Bee Bryant


A Presbyterian Church within the Presbyterian church of Aotearoa NZ, committed to liberal/progressive theology and inclusion of all, regardless of age, sexual orientation, cultural background and socio-economic situation.
Landcare Research
PO Box 40
Lincoln
7647
Phone: 321 9999
Fax: 03 321 9998

Website
Michelle Jones
321 9999


Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research is New Zealand's foremost environmental research organisation specialising in sustainable management of land resources optimising primary production, enhancing biodiversity, increasing the resource efficiency of businesses, and conserving and restoring the natural assets of our communities. Landcare Research is one of nine independent Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) founded in 1992 from a reorganisation of Government funded research in New Zealand. We have strong collaborative links with other CRIs and universities so we can use the most effective combination of skills on each project. Our researchers are supported by sophisticated technology, analytical laboratories, and specialised support such as legal and graphics services, communications and business development, and an extensive specialised library.
Lead Centre for Not for Profit Leadership
57a Cashmere Road
Cashmere
Christchurch
8022
Phone: 03 332 8612

Garth Nowland-Foreman
03 332 8612


Provides management and strategic support to non profit organisations and those who fund them.
Lifelinks Compensation Advisory Services
PO Box 2379
Christchurch
8140
Phone: 365 9593
Fax: 03 365 5244

Website
Paulette Jose
03 365 9593 ext 133


CURRENT STATUS: Staff working in local areas from home Building yellow stickered see Action Report LifeLinks is a Needs Assessment/Service Co-ordination agency, working under contract to the Ministry of Health, to co-ordinate services for people with disabilities aged 0-65 years.
Lincoln University
P O Box 94
Lincoln University
Christchurch
8546
Phone: 03 325 2811
Fax: 03 325 2965

Mike Barthelmeh
03 325 2811


Linkage Trust Webhealth
P O Box 307
Waikato Mail Centre
Hamilton 3240
Fax: c/- 07 839 9987

Website



Webhealth is a health and social service directory with wellbeing resources. Our aim is to link people with the right service or information. Webhealth is a not-for-profit organisation with a strong focus on mental health, physical health and wellbeing. We serve eight district health board regions in New Zealand.
Linwood Avenue Community Corner
378 Linwood Avenue
Christchurch
Christchurch
Phone: 03 980 9827
Fax: 03 980 9827

Website
Jennie Swain Nicholls
03 980 9827


Linwood Community Resource Centre
332 Linwood Avenue
Christchurch
8062
Phone: 981 5594
Fax: 03 981 5589

Joy Power
03 981 5594


Linwood Resource operates on a community development model and provides opportunities for both individuals and groups to identify and initiate projects of interest and to develop programmes to meet local needs. The centre provides a neutral base for community members to participate in activities such as garden groups, women’s support groups and networking meetings as well as providing a welcoming atmosphere where people drop in for a chat and a cuppa. There is a strong commitment to supporting and empowering people to develop their individual and collective skills and abilities.
Mainland Football
PO Box 21122
Christchurch
8143
Phone: 3553595
Fax: 03 3554976

Website
Mike Coggan
3553595


Mainland Football is one of 7 NZ Federations established by NZ Soccer in 2000. The formal entity is referred to as No 6 District Federation of NZ Soccer (Incorporated Society) but is branded as Mainland Soccer. Mainland Soccer is a not for profit organisation.
Manuka Cottage - Addington Community House
PO Box 33025
Barrington
Christchurch
8244
Phone: 03 338 1613
Fax: 03 338 1623

Cherylan Davies
03 338 1613


Facilitating community development in Addington. Together asa community we create a network of information, resources, sharing, and daily support through a variety of interests. We have a family community development worker available for individual and group support for the Christchurch South area.We are open Monday – Thursday from 9 am – 2 pm We provide daily and weekly activities in the morning including: § Playgroup – Tuesday (Tuesdays are women only days) § Craft group – Tuesday § Therapeutic Massage – Tuesday § Men's group - Tuesday§ Shared lunch – 12 pm Wednesday § Mobility Exercise – Thursday § Toy Library – Friday & Saturday § Outings for older adults ; 3rd Tuesday afternoon monthly § Out and About; monthly
ME/CFS Group (Canterbury) Inc
PO Box 29-256
Christchurch
8540
Phone: 3655887

Judith Dawson
359-3439


A support group for people affected by Myalgic Encephalopathy/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or Fibromyalgia. Provides information on management and diet. Advocates individually and politically. Largely Canterbury-based, with some members on the West Coast and in the North Island.
Mental Health Education and Resource Centre
PO Box 32035
Christchurch
8147
Phone: (03) 3655344
Fax: 03 3655345

Website
Sheree Menzies
(03) 3655344


Paula Rountree
(03) 3655344


Current Status: Professional Development sessions now up and running. Refer http://www.mherc.org.nz/education.htm. Provide education and information on a wide range of mental health matters.

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch