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Who is caring for the children in Christchurch?

Many New Zealand children have been exposed to traumatic events. What differs for the children of Christchurch is the ongoing and unpredictable nature of the earthquakes over the past 5 years. Exposure to repetitive or significant traumatic experiences can leave children suspended in a state of fearful expectation. This in turn can compromise their cognitive, […]

Laser Strike – Laser Tag – great Christchurch entertainment for the whole family

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Welcome to Laser Strike. General information Laser Strike is a locally owned business, whose purpose is to supply the most fun entertainment for players of all ages. Laser Strike has been operating in Christchurch since 1987, originally in Tuam street, as some may remember playing as kids.  It has gone though some changes over the […]

Selwyn Aquatic Centre

There’s something for the whole family at Selwyn’s indoor heated pools – Lazy river, leisure pool, toddlers pool, hydro therapy and 8 lane 25 metre pool. Plus weekend paddle boats and inflatables, swimming lessons, relaxation www.selwyn.govt.nz/sac

Why self-control is so important

A recently-aired documentary on New Zealand’s Dunedin study highlights the importance of teaching self-control to children. The Dunedin study is a long-running cohort study of 1037 people born over the course of a year between 1972 and 1973 in Dunedin. Its researchers found that young children’s self-control skills — such as conscientiousness, self-discipline and perseverance […]

WELCOME TO GKR KARATE INTERNATIONAL

Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate brings the Martial Art of Karate in reach of everyone, regardless of age or fitness levels. Our Founder and Chief Instructor believes that every individual can learn and benefit from Karate training. GKR was established in 1984 in Australia, and has since become one of the world’s largest karate organisations, with thousands […]

WELCOME TO GKR KARATE INTERNATIONAL

Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate brings the Martial Art of Karate in reach of everyone, regardless of age or fitness levels. Our Founder and Chief Instructor believes that every individual can learn and benefit from Karate training. GKR was established in 1984 in Australia, and has since become one of the world’s largest karate organisations, with thousands […]

WELCOME TO GKR KARATE INTERNATIONAL

Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate brings the Martial Art of Karate in reach of everyone, regardless of age or fitness levels. Our Founder and Chief Instructor believes that every individual can learn and benefit from Karate training. GKR was established in 1984 in Australia, and has since become one of the world’s largest karate organisations, with thousands […]

WELCOME TO GKR KARATE INTERNATIONAL

Go-Kan-Ryu (GKR) Karate brings the Martial Art of Karate in reach of everyone, regardless of age or fitness levels. Our Founder and Chief Instructor believes that every individual can learn and benefit from Karate training. GKR was established in 1984 in Australia, and has since become one of the world’s largest karate organisations, with thousands […]