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 - Halswell - Group #: CHCH 422
Library group based at Te H?pua: Halswell Centre. We meet on the first Tuesday of the month between 6pm and 7pm in the library. We enjoy the challenge of reading different genres and having the opportunity to talk about this with a friendly group of people.
Christchurch - Linwood - Group #: CHCH 421
A mixed group of locals from Linwood and surrounding community. Great discussions, vibrant meeting space and new members very welcome.
Christchurch - New Brighton - Group #: CHCH 110
Due to expected changes in home location etc details for this group are temporarily unavailable
Christchurch - New Brighton - Group #: CHCH 109
We welcome anyone who enjoys a good discussion. We read a mixture of books and meet monthly at the New Brighton Library (10am, 2nd Thursday). A Library Assistant co-ordinates our group. We are retired women at present. Morning tea provided.
Christchurch - Riccarton - Group #: CHCH 410
ESOL group run from Upper Riccarton Library. 9 members including 3 volunteers. Men and women welcome.
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