This page is to showcase the wonderful community groups and fund raising initiatives of Marlborough, Kaikōura and North Canterbury.
Let’s get behind them and give them our support!
If you have a fundraising event you would like to add or if you think your community group is suited to this page please contact my Blenheim office.
Picton's Little Theatre !
Founded in 1966 the Picton Little Theatre is the classic stage for live entertainment at the Top of the South.
This passionate community group promote real time drama and live performance, host touring shows and weave home-grown productions to tickle your emotions.
They also have a regular children’s' drama club and more recently hold larger than life puppet shows with a moral twist.
For information on events go to: http://www.pictonlittletheatre.co.nz/
Or ring Bruce at 027 924 6606
Be part of the fun!!
We provide support and education to all people in Marlborough who are affected by dementia.
NEED SOME HELP?
We are just a
phone call away
03 577 6172
The SPCA is a nationwide non-profit organisation that is dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals. The Marlborough SPCA was established in 1946 and deals with around 1000 surrendered animals each year at our animal centre.
We rescue, rehabilitate and re-home abused, neglected and unwanted animals and where appropriate take prosecutions under the Animal Welfare Act.
Hit this link now to get in touch and help our friends,
Imagine . . .
Waking to a glorious Dawn Chorus
Kereru and Saddlebacks winging their way through Kaipupu's native bush
After Dusk . . .
The calls of the Kiwi and Morepork echoing across Picton Harbour
Join us! Visit the link: http://www.kaipupupoint.co.nz/index.php/about/
Our Marlborough Hospice exists to help people with terminal illnesses make the most of life by living every moment and to support their family and loved ones.
Hospice Marlborough represents a partnership between the Marlborough Hospice Trust, the Marlborough Hospice Foundation, and The Salvation Army.
Hospice Marlborough relies on the generous support of volunteers and donations. Click the link below to see how you can support this great cause or come along to the fund raiser function on the 28th of July.
The Hutton's shearwater is an endangered seabird endemic to Kaikoura. The only place in the world that this species breeds is high in the Seaward Kaikoura Ranges at elevations between 1200 to 1800 metres.The Hutton's Shearwater Charitable Trust was set up to encourage and promote the preservation, conservation, research, public education, and sustainable management of the Hutton's shearwater. A predator-proof fence has been erected at the Peninsula at Kaikoura. Click here to read more about these amazing birds and what is being done to protect them with the help of volunteers, sponsors and donations.
Plunket is a national not-for-profit organisation, community-owned and governed. We provide a caring, professional well child and family and whānau service.
We are committed to providing universal access to services for all children and families regardless of ethnicity, location or ability to pay. This is at the heart of who we are and is essential to provide a positive environment for parents. Join us!
The Foundation for Youth Development (FYD) was founded by Sir Ed's friend and climbing companion, Graeme Dingle and lawyer Jo-anne Wilkinson in 1995 as the Project K Trust.
FYD has grown into a leader in the field of youth development and now runs several, proven programmes that lift the skills, self-confidence, motivation and achievements of young New Zealanders aged 5 – 18 years.
FYD’s programmes help young people discover possibility – creating a youth population with a positive outlook and eyes open to the future.
See FYD's website to see the great youth activities it initiates and support this great cause http://www.fyd.org.nz/Home.aspx
Take a ride on historic trains lovingly restored by the volunteers over 12.8 kms of fascinating Canterbury countryside. The work I have seen done on the carriages is lovely to see and feel. Smell the smoke and hear the power of these locomotive engines from a more romantic era of travel.
The running days for train trips are on the website: http://www.wekapassrailway.co.nz/default.asp
A great day out for the family!
Help the guy’s and girl’s keep up maintaining and improving the railway by becoming a member and purchasing on their online store. Books, DVDs, Calendars and more.
THE EDWIN FOX SOCIETY
The Edwin Fox is one of New Zealand's national treasures!
Step on board and experience what life would of been like for its emigrant passengers. Come and explore the ship.
We are children friendly and an all weather activity.
Located beside the Interislander.
Open between 9-5pm 035736868.