Upcoming courses and events

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The Year of Mindfulness 2022 calendar is here!

The year of mindfulness A3 fund raiser calendar:

These special local calendars are now available to order. For yourself, your school/ office or as a special Christmas gift that keeps giving, all year long.

This is not just a calendar it is a wellbeing tool too, to share with whanau, friends and colleagues.

It is totally local, all images taken in North Canterbury and each month has a wellbeing/ mindfulness practice to explore.

They are $32 each which covers the $14 printing costs and $18 goes into the MNC course assistance fund.

MNC runs as a social enterprise using a not for profit model; to provide a service specifically to North Canterbury. It provides cutting edge, science based pro active community mental wellbeing and resilience building courses and workshops. The course asssistance fund enables special supported rates to be available for courses and workshops.

This really is the gift that keeps giving all year long! To you and your community.

Scroll down for upcoming events and courses

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction 8 week course  (MBSR)    Rangiora    

Evidence based, comprehensive mindfulness training with a Registered MBSR teacher and experienced mental health clinician. 

Next course: February 2022 email to be on the list if you want to have a place (5 places left)

Details here

When ? The course runs on 8 consecutive Wednesday evenings 6pm -8.30/ 9pm, plus one day long retreat on a Sunday. See dates below.

Places are limited to 12 only. 

The Rangiora course offers a smaller group size, a personal touch with lots of support in a rural setting with local ongoing support afterwards. 

To see what people say about the course see here 

Are you a health professional or teacher? MBSR is the course to do as CPD  for health professionals and teachers.

Dates for courses in Rangiora

week 1  6-9 pm

week 2     6-8.30 pm

week 3    6-8.30 pm

week 4       6-8.30 pm

week 5      6-8.30 pm

week 6     6-8.30 pm

week 7    6-8.30 pm

week 8       6-9 pm 

Day long/ retreat day  10.30 to 16.30 Rossburn Receptions, Rangiora

Mindfulness Practice Group 

This practice group is for anyone that has done an intro. course or another mindfulness course and wants to keep their practice alive by joining a community of like minded folks to practice with. 

The group will involve some sort of combination of the following:
guided mindfulness practice
some instruction/ teachings
Facilitated exploration of our mindfulness practice, what we are noticing and how we are relating to our experience ( this is called inquiry).

Dates and times:

Tuesday evenings in Rangiora

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz to be on the reminder email list and register your interest


Building resilience 5 week course: Rangiora

This course is run as a “not for profit community course” and is supported generously by community benefactors based in a social permaculture model.

Next course TBA 2022

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz if you want to be on the next course

Details here

Also available to teams and workplaces. 

Group is limited to 18 places.

Cost: choose what you are best able to pay, so the course can keep going (The course fees are kept low so everyone can attend. The course is worth $200.00)

Benefactor rate (support another person in your community who is not able to pay, to attend the course too) $ 170
Standard rate $ 135 (payment by installment before course starts an option).
Supported rate $ 50

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Courses (Mindfulness Works)

Rangiora Intro course

Please note this course is run by Mindfulness Works and you register with them not me.

Next course starts: November 2021

Details and tickets here

Mindful Self Compassion Workshop

Reduce stress by being on your own side.

24th October , 1-5 pm RESCHEDULED TO 2022


Course details

Registration here

Email me on kate@mindfulnessnc.nz if you would like this workshop for your team of health/ caring professionals

Mindfulness Retreats

Next retreat 2022

see details here 


Coming to the Hurunui in 2022

Let’s join together to watch this critically acclaimed documentary, afterwards will be a short mindfulness practice and Q&A.

This will be a fundraiser. The money will be used to support local mental and emotional wellbeing.