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Awareness Canterbury - Picnic in the gardens


To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, consumer network Awareness: Canterbury Action on Mental Health and Addictions are foregoing their usual monthly meeting to gather in the botanic gardens for a picnic.

Take along a picnic rug and lunch and come down and join us. We will provide some cake, drinks and entertainment. Check out our event page here for more info:

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing


Me Whakawhanaunga 

Connecting with nature is great for you! The beauty is in how simple it can be. Remember if you can’t get outside, you can always bring the outdoors in.


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Nature provides, it gives everything needed to not only survive, but thrive. Here’s some cool ways you can give back to nature:


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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

It's common to go about your daily life, oblivious to your natural environment. Take some time to be mindful of what’s happening around you.


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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

There’s always something new to learn and discover when you interact with nature:


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Be active

Me kori tonu

Getting outside exposure and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing, plus it strengthens you connection with nature:


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