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  • Ice Skating

    Ice Skating

    Isaak went ice skating recently with his friends. Adam (man with the hat) introduced himself and offered to take Isaak around the arena a few times. Isaak appeared to have a wonderful time, Adam as offered to meet up with him again at ices skating for another round of speed and fun.

  • New friends

    New friends

    This lovely lady introduced herself to Melissa as Jenny. Melissa had just finished her work placement at Paper Plus Hornby. They had a lovely chat about the things Melissa likes. Jenny asked Melissa if she would like a coffee? “Melissa replied yes please” Jenny purchased Melissa a coffee and they parted as new found friends.



    With three wheelchair vans stolen in the past three weeks (five since last October), this is very disheartening and takes away a lot of opportunities for the people we support. Read more on RNZ … We are very saddened that we have had our vans stolen and appreciate any help you are able to offer. 

  • What’s with the weather???

    What’s with the weather???

        Last night held some amazing lightning and thunder events. Perhaps it was to celebrate our March 2022 newsletter, that has now been delivered to everyone’s box (email). It is yet another great read with amazing photos that show just how well our people are ‘doing’, ‘achieving’ and ‘enjoying’ at the Chris Ruth Centre. …

  • October newsletter is out!

    Enjoy reading about the fun, activities & hard work that our people do.

  • KIa ora …

    We have recently had Maori Language Week and embraced this to the best of our ability – with Te Reo, Waiata, games, quiz and wearing the korowai – Ngā mihi, The Chris Ruth Centres.

  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder xx

    Kia ora Koutou We hope that this Blog finds you in a safe, loved and happy environment. It has not been an easy situation and we hope that it won’t be too long before things return to a certain amount of normality (but with safe distancing and a high level of hygiene xx). The staff…

  • September newsletter

    The September newsletter is here! Click on the link in the newsletter page or request that you have it sent via email. Enjoy…

  • We’re up & running!

    It has been a long time coming but this new website is now on public display. Please have a good look and any feedback will be welcome. Thank you for your patience.

  • Winter is here?

    Winter has just arrived but I am already planning my Christmas holiday! I think the year is flying by. This month has seen another edition of the Chris Ruth Centre newsletter – filled with amazing photos and wonderful achievements made by our clients. Please have a squiz – you can find a link to the…