Aranui this week...

The Monday walking group, having fun along the way

Monday 16th April

10.30am: Walking group (Aranui Library)   All Welcome, starting back Monday the 15th of Jan 2018

11am-3pm: Aranui Mower Shed – Our Lawn mowers are currently being serviced and hope to be back for community use mid January.

Beneficiary Advice Services – 12pm until 2pm – to answer all your question you may have regarding a current benefit.

Staff available:

Partnership Community Workers available – 9am – 4pm

Connectedness Coordinator  –  9am – 3:00pm

Early Childhood Education Coordinator 8:30am – 2:00pm


The Indoor Bowls Gang

Tuesday 17th April

Fruit ‘n’ Vege Co-op –  order for following week (Aranui Community Trust) Please note fruit and vege payment for the following week has a deadline payment of Thursdays 10am set by the fruit co op. ( Pick up Wednesday’s from the Aranui Community Trust .
 Community Law – 1pm until 4pm – Aranui Heartlands if your matter is urgent and you are unable to get into the Aranui Community Trust please call Ph 03 3666 870, push button 2, leave a message and someone will call you back before the end of the day. 
Maori Land Court – At Aranui Community Trust to answer any questions you may have – 1pm – 3pm
11:30am – 2pm Indoor Bowls every Tuesday 10:30am until 12:30pm for all age groups.  Aranui/Wainoni Community 
center – cost per person is $2 to cover use of the hall. – First session free.
11 – 3pm:  Aranui Mower shed (Aranui Community Trust) -weekdays only
1-3pm: Housing NZ (Aranui Heartlands) drop-in
 Budgeting advice available in Aranui by appointment only  –  ph: 332 1700
Tenant Protection Association today Every 2nd Tuesday. The Tenant protection Association will be in Heartlands from 9:30am – 11:30am to assist with any questions or issues you have regarding your rental property. Appointment necessary by calling ACTIS on 03 963 7070
Regular Staff
Connectedness Coordinator  –  9am – 3:00pm
Pegasus Community Worker  –  9am – 5pm
Early Childhood Education Coordinator 8:30am – 2:00pm


Eastside Mums and Bubs Fitness

Wednesday 18th April

 Eastside Mum’s and Bubs Exercise Group  Wednesday 10:30am – 11:30am We meet at the A Town Boxing gym which is behind the ACTIS building on the Wainoni Park grounds. For more information contact
Catering for all fitness levels.  This is a gold coin donation. Increase your fitness level and reach those personal goals all while connecting with local Mum’s in your area.
 Pay  and collect  Fruit ‘n’ Vege Co-op – pick up from ACTIS 12:30pm on wards don’t forget to order for the following week. – Note there will be no fruit and vege co op Wednesday the 25th April due to it being a public holiday. 
 – Euchre every 3rd & 4th Wednesday at Aranui Community Trust, in the Heartland area 1.30pm – 4.30pm all welcome. – Come on down and enjoy a few laughs over a game of euchre, a hot cuppa and great company from other community members.
1-3pm: Housing NZ (Aranui Heartlands) no appointment necessary, just drop in.
11 – 3pm:  Aranui Mower shed  – week days only –
Regular staff
Pegasus Community Worker   – 9am – 5pm
Connectedness Coordinator      – Times vary

Early Childhood Education Coordinator 8:30am – 2:00pm


Hagley Literacy Pathways Course

Thursday 19th April

Ara Institute of Canterbury are at ACTIS every Thursday from 10am until 1pm – Come in and find out about a course that suit your needs.
 11am-1pm: The Green Prescription (by appointment)
11 – 3pm:  Aranui Mower shed  –  week days only
Regular Staff
Connectedness Coordinator  –  9am to 3pm
Early Childhood Education Coordinator 9am – 2pm


Friday 20th April

 Its our FREE Dads and Kids event tonight!! 6pm until 8pm at the Aranui Wainoni Community Center on Hampshire Street, Aranui. 
For those of you who attended the last dads and Kids event, you will know you are in for a primo night!! If you have not been to our dads and kids event, come on down its a great night out for Dad/Men to connect with their kids.
  • This is a registration only event, you MUST call ACTIS on 9637070 to save yourself a spot. 

Games, Supper, music, laughter, prizes to name a few things we have planned for you all. 

Saturday 21st April

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook to keep up to date with the day to day doings of the community and ACTIS staff

Facebook Page: Aranui Community Trust

Spring Dance 2017

Sunday 22nd April



The Month of January

Free Community Lunch this year is every 2nd Thursday at cafe 53 on Hampshire Street, Aranui. – Every lunch will have a fun easy life long learning componet as requested by our community.

Free Community BBQ is every 4th Thursday TBC  either outside ACTIS or out and about in the Aranui community – Keep an eye on our Facebook page ( Aranui Community Trust ) for all events happening within the community.

Brekkie on the go!! – For all our babies who walk to School down Hampshire Street. – Your ACTIS Whanau will have a tummy filling, brain training, made with love breakfast ready for you to take away and start your day with greatness!!

Dates: TBC

Times: 8am until 9am