Papanui RSA seeks new members

The Papanui RSA is on the lookout for more members. See this post or for more information.

Papanui RSA is looking for more members. Do you realise that you do not have to be a Veteran or exservice person to become a member of this club?
We have all types of memberships available. Cost is only $30 per year.
If you are a local or wish to belong to a friendly club, pop in and introduce yourself . We have a 3 month temporary membership that allows you to visit and use the clubs facilities without pay a fee. At the end of this period , if you like you can join.
No joining fee , just a yearly subscription.
Child friendly as well. We now have a kiddies area along with Tv , DVD and play area.
Raffles held Thursday Friday and Saturday nights.
Club night is Thursday night.
Cafe open for lunch and dinner. function rooms available as well.
Closed Sundays and Mondays at the moment.
Office is open Monday thru Friday 8am to 4 pm.
Caravan parks available with power
Pop in and have a look

Papanui Bush working bee 27 Jan

There’ll be a working bee at Papanui Bush this Friday 27 January, with Rotary Club of Papanui and Conservation Volunteers New Zealand weeding and releasing plantings. Come along and be part of this project and learn more about the history of Papanui Bush and the area. BYO sturdy footwear, suitable clothing and gloves/tools if you have them. See the Facebook event or for more information.


St Albans Skate Jam: Saturday 21 January

Image credit: Christchurch City Council

The St Albans Skate Jam is on tomorrow 21 January from 12 midday to 3:30pm at the St Albans Skate Park. Join the Skate Skool team and learn how to skateboard. Aimed at 8 to 15-year-olds, but also suitable for younger or older kids and whānau. For more information see

St Albans Skate Jam


Term 1 Adult and Community Education courses open for registration

Term 1 courses at Papanui High School Adult and Community Education are open for registration. Click through to the Facebook page or head to for more information.

Papanui High School is offering both Beginners and Advanced Stone Carving Courses for Term 1 2023. The Beginners course is designed to give students an introduction to sculpting in Oamaru Stone. The Advanced class follows on from the Beginners course and students will be working in a detailed way on a large piece of stone. Students must have completed a Beginners course or have a good experience in Stone Carving to join the Advanced course. For further information and enrolment please visit our website or email or telephone our office on 033520701

Local community market restarts this Saturday 14 January

The Christchurch Northern Community Market is back weekly on Saturdays from tomorrow 14 January, from 9am to 2pm at the Redwood Hotel, 340 Main North Road. See the market’s Facebook page or for more info.

Come support our local community Artisans and second hand goods stalls at NORTHERN COMMUNITY MARKET. Saturday 9am – 2pm, 340 Main North Road, Redwood, Christchurch 🔑🟤🇳🇿