Rangiora Newcomers Network can offer you friendship and support through various activities. You may also get support with settlement issues. You are welcome, regardless of your age, your nationality or the language you speak. Becoming part of this is just an email away.
We offer many activities which are listed on the left of this page, in addition we offer the following activities every week:
Monday’s 2pm Knitting, please call Averil for details 03 313 4145
Thursday’s 11am Chat Morning at The Plough, Oxford Road, Rangiora, all welcome
Friday’s 9.30am, Walking Group, please call Ben 310 7799, Allan 313 7365 or Angela 313 1868
Why Join Us
Join us to make new friends, find out about events and get involved in your new community.Join Us Here
Coordinator - Sylvia
My name is Sylvia and I have been running the Rangiora Newcomers for the last nine years under the umbrella of the Neighbourhood Support in our area.
With my husband and family I came to New Zealand from England forty six years ago and have enjoyed all this wonderful country has to offer but still remember that first lonely year so I was very happy to take on the job of setting up help for people in that situation.
It has been a great pleasure over those years to meet so many lovely people and help them on their way to settle into a new life and make the most of what is on offer for their future.
With a new committee as we join the National Newcomers Network we hope to be able to welcome even more newcomers to our lovely area and help them become part of a friendly caring community.
We are starting a new group within Rangiora Newcomers – With the influx of young families to Rangiora with younger children, Gina, a young Mum herself, will be co-ordinating a weekly get together for families new to the area or anyone who would like to make a few new friends “in the same boat”. The get together’s may be at someone’s house, at the park if the weather’s good and possibly at a hall. You can get in touch with us via email [email protected] or call Gina on 0276354657