Get Involved


If you're interested in joining one of these groups, please enter its name and number (eg, AKAR 001) by clicking here, and we'll send you contact details of the convenor. Most groups meet in the evenings - if they meet during the daytime, it will be indicated below. Cities and towns are listed alphabetically.

Christchurch - Cashmere - Group #: CHCH 084
Currently all women aged 60s to 70s but open to having younger members. Sometimes meet in afternoons during winter. Enjoys good discussion & a social time over supper. Some members live on outskirts of the city.
Christchurch - Halswell - Group #: CHCH 354
Women aged 25-55 years. Relaxed, mostly first timers for book clubs. We meet every two months, using the half programme.
Christchurch - New Brighton - Group #: CHCH 110
Our group meets in the New Brighton library. New members most welcome.
Christchurch - Papanui - Group #: CHCH 321
Women (50-60) we want to increase our knowledge of books and enjoy the companionship.
Christchurch - Redcliffs - Group #: CHCH 016
Our group has a range of reading interests and have lively discussions about the book we have read for the month, plus many other issues that arise from our reading. We take turns to host the meetings and provide supper. Welcome new members.
The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand