Our services are available to anyone affected by cancer and their family/whānau.

See below for a list of our wellbeing, information and support groups or subscribe to the calendar. 

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Where:  Cancer Society Centre, 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch.

4 week course.

Seated or lying: Relaxes and restores the body with gentle poses, breathing and mindfulness, improving body awareness and range of movement. 

Where:  Cancer Society Centre, 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch.

Contact: 03 379 5835 or groups@cancercwc.org.nz 

4 week course. 

A programme for people with cancer and their caregivers/whanau providing psychological and emotional support with focus on mindful coping skills and reflections about meaning in life for people with cancer and their caregivers/whanau. 

Where: Cancer Society Centre, 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch.

Contact: 03 379 5835 or groups@cancercwc.org.nz

A programme for therapeutic movement to assist lymphatic flow.

The pool class is part of healthy-steps programme. Healthy-steps is a therapy, exercise, and movement programme for anyone with lymphoedema or who is at risk of developing lymphoedema.

When: Friday mornings 9.30am to 10.05am, during school term time.

Term 1

  • January 29th
  • February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
  • March 5th, 12th, 29th, 26th

Term 2

  • April 30th
  • May 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
  • June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
  • July 2nd

Term 3

  • July 30th
  • August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
  • September 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th
  • October 1st

Term 4

  • October 22nd, 29th
  • November 5th, 19th, 26th
  • December 3rd, 10th

 

Where: Diana Isaac Retirement Village; 1 Lady Isaac Way, Mairehau, Christchurch.

Contact: 03 379 5835 

We welcome you to join our therapeutic creative and fun writing group, "Words Worth", facilitated by Trish Waters.

When: Weekly on a Friday afternoon at 1:00pm-2:00pm.

Where: Cancer Society Centre, 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch.

Contact: 03 379 5835 or groups@cancercwc.org.nz

With the guidance of our volunteer artists Sandy Gottermeyer, Karen
Greenslade and their team. Join us for an easy, relaxed, enjoyable and
rewarding experience creating an artwork on canvas.

Please note: Bookings are essential as spaces are very limited, and there is limited parking is available at the front of the building.

When: Held on 1st and 2nd Monday of the month from 10am – 12pm, 3rd Monday will be an Art Gallery visit followed by Coffee.

Where: 97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch Central.

Contact: 03 3795835 or groups@cancercwc.org.nz

Next dates to be confirmed.

This walking group walks at the pace of the slowest walker. Morning tea is enjoyed at Antigua Boatshed Café.

Meeting times, leaving from the bridge by the Botanic Gardens Kiosk and car park.

When:

  • Summer 10.00 am
  • Winter 11.00 am

Where: Botanic Gardens Kiosk and car park.

Contact: Brenda on 027 375 8109

 

Prost-FIT is a weekly exercise class for men living with Prostate Cancer at any stage of diagnosis or treatment. You will become stronger and fitter and see improvements in your balance and brain health. All fitness levels are welcome.

"It's great to be part of a caring and friendly group of men who have a common interest in maintaining or improving their prostate health and their overall mental and physical well-being. I now have a new group of friends." - Doug

Cost: $10 per person per session

When: Wednesday from 1:00pm - 2:00pm.

Where: Bodyfix Gym, 29 Leeds Street, Phillipstown (Off Fitzgerald Ave).

Contact: 021 0228 2551 or tim@eamnz.com, www.exerciseasmedicinenz.com.

We are running exercise classes for men living with Cancer. So if you are living with cancer or if you know a man living with cancer, please contact David in the first instance to discuss joining the classes.

Experienced fitness instructor with monthly guest speakers.

When: every Tuesday morning 11am.

Where: Affinity Fitness, 107 Blenheim Road, Riccarton, Christchurch. 

Contact: David Cattermole 027 202 7525, bluebrotherschch@gmail.com.

Christchurch
Phone number
Call us on (03) 379 5835
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Physical address
97 Fitzgerald Ave, Christchurch 8011
Postal address
PO Box 13 450, Christchurch 8141
Monday
8.30am – 5pm
Tuesday
8.30am – 5pm
Wednesday
8.30am – 5pm
Thursday
8.30am – 5pm
Friday
8.30am – 5pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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Last updated: May 5, 2021