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 - Redcliffs - Group #: CHCH 016
Our group has a range of reading interests and has 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. Meet 2nd Tues. Welcome new members
Christchurch - Riccarton - Group #: CHCH 419
Meetings held at Upper Riccarton Library at 10am on 4th Wednesday of each month. Men and Women welcome.
Christchurch - Upper Riccarton - Group #: CHCH 397
We meet at the Upper Riccarton library on the third Monday of each month (daytime). Our group is facilitated by a librarian. Men and Women are welcome to come along.
Diamond Harbour - Group #: DIAM 002
There are women and men and the group meets monthly in each other's homes on the evening of the 1st Tuesday. We enjoy fiction and non-fiction and usually have lively discussions which lasting an hour or so followed by the host's light supper.
Diamond Harbour - Group #: DIAM 001
New members (men and women) most welcome; Purau, Diamond Harbour, Church Bay and Charteris Bay
The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand
BDS is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations