Affordable education for the people of Canterbury Waitaha

Adult education, courses & events in Christchurch

50+ affordable courses and events


Become a tutor at the WEA

Here at the WEA we offer a wide range of short courses varying in duration from one-off lectures and workshops to 8 week programmes. Many of our courses change each term. We are always looking to expand our Tutor pool and to host interesting speakers on a wide range of subjects. If you have a passion for adult education and are interested in teaching or speaking at the WEA we would love to hear from you. Email us with a short course/lecture proposal and we will be in touch:

Join the WEA

Be first to see each new course programme, get first dibs on booking new courses, and money off every course. From only $15 per year.


Support our work

We receive no government funding. If you want to ensure we continue to offer affordable education to the people of Canterbury, here’s how you can help.