Aranui this week...

Monday 13 August

10.30am: Walking group (Aranui Library)   Have decided to break over the winter months. However to stay social they will still meet every Monday morning at 10:30am at the Aranui Community Trust to play a variety of board games. All ages, all welcome.

Beneficiary Advisory Services – 12pm until 2pm

11am-3pm: Aranui Mower Shed – Please note we do not hire out the lawn mowers when it is predicted to rain

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

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Tuesday 14 August

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. 

 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  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

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Wednesday 15 August


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. –
– 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

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Thursday 16 August

Free Community Lunch – every 2nd Thursday of each month – next community Lunch is 13 September. @Cafe53 Hampshire Street, Aranui from 11am until 12:15pm. All welcome.

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

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Friday 17 August

3:30pm -School Term 3,  Meet on the Basketball Courts of Wainoni Park, every Friday where Cheyanne will teach skills drills and tradional Maori Poi games. 

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Saturday 18 August

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

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Sunday 19 August

The Month of August

Registration Forms for 17AFFIRM18 are now available to download from our website go to events < AFFIRM or collect from our office, 37 Hampshire Street, Aranui.

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 component as requested by our community. – 9 August – 11am until 12:15pm 

Hub Meeting – Tuesday 14 August – 10am until 11am

Brekkie on the go!! – For all our tamariki 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, 8am until 9am outside ACTIS – Dates: TBC – Times: 8am until 9am

Weds 29 August – Have a Go Day –

ACCELERATE> Live an extraordinary life! – FREE SESSIONS 24 & 25 AUGUST> Haeata Community Campus> 240 Breezes Road> Aranui>register now to safe your spot.

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