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.

Lyttelton - Group #: LYTTEL 007
Friendly and sociable book lovers. Happy to welcome new members to the group.
Methven - Group #: METH 001
Ten women in the group. A range of ages and some interesting backgrounds and experiences to enhance the discussions.. We meet 2nd Wed of month at 10am and we take turns to host the session. We discuss the book and go off at tangents that the book leads us to. Easy going and open-minded.
Southbridge - Group #: SOUTH 001
A mixed age group of women. Meetings are held on the 3rd Monday in members' homes (Southbridge, Leeston or rurally). We host when it suits us and provide nibbles etc, and occasionally wine. We enjoy books and each others' company. New members welcome.
Springfield - Group #: SPRIN 001
Members welcome from Kirwee to Arthurs Pass. We meet in Springfield on second Wednesdays at 7.30. Meetings begin with a cuppa and are relaxed and enthusiastic. New members are welcome.
Tekapo - Group #: TEKAPO 001
Group meets in the Tekapo/Fairlie area.
The Book Discussion 
Scheme is a member of the Federation of Workers Educational Associations in Aotearoa New Zealand