The Canterbury Workers Association


Notice Board

Exercise Dancing with Judith Varga
At the WEA, 59 Gloucester Street
Monday 6 October 11am, $5
Thursday 9 October 1.30pm, $5
These one-hour, one-off tasters, organised as part of the Body Festival, are an opportunity for you to try Exercise Dancing. We are also taking enrolments for Exercise Dancing courses that start at the WEA on 13 and 16 October.
For the tasters please bring payment with you on the day.

* Our Programme for Term 4, October - December, is now available on this website and in city libraries.We look forward to receiving your enrolments!

* Remember Mah Jong continues throughout the year on Tuesday morning at 10am - 12noon. The Play Reading Group meets on Thursday at 10am-12noon.

* Bussing to the WEA is a good solution to the parking problem. Some buses come into the city along Durham Street, and leave the city via Montreal Street, with bus-stops very close to the WEA.


About Us

Art Class
Art Class

Established in 1915, the Canterbury WEA is a voluntary non-profit, community, adult education association. The WEA aims to provide education for personal growth and towards the establishment of a just and equitable society. Here in Christchurch, WEA strives to provide affordable courses of a high standard that encourage discussion and respond to ideas and events in the local community.


Ukulele Class
Ukulele Class
WEA Membership is not required to attend courses but members receive the quarterly programme and newsletter by post and can obtain a $2 discount on all courses. Membership, on calendar year basis, is $15 for individuals, $25 for family, $30 for organisations and $200 for life.

The programme of about 30 courses and events is updated on this web-site each term. The noticeboard is updated weekly. Inquiries to office phone, fax or e-mail address, below or fill out the on-line enrolment form on this web-site.
No unsolicited commercial material please.

Contact Details

Canterbury WEA
59 Gloucester Street,
P.O. Box 1796
New Zealand

Phone: 03 366 0285
Fax: 03 366 4530

The Canterbury WEA wishes to thank the Canterbury Community Trust and the Christchurch City Council for their support.