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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: starts October 6th email to be on the list

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  6th October 6-9 pm

week 2    13th October  6-8.30 pm

week 3    20th October 6-8.30 pm

week 4     27th October   6-8.30 pm

week 5  3rd November     6-8.30 pm

week 6  10th November    6-8.30 pm

week 7  17th November   6-8.30 pm

week 8     24th November   6-9 pm 

Day long/ retreat day  14th November 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:

Sunday evenings Rossburn receptions, 6.30 pm

27 June

4 July

11 July

18 July

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


Building resilience 5 week course: Waiau

This is a fully funded course especially for those living in Waiau, Rotherham, Culverden and Mt Lyford.

Brought to you by: Community Response Committee with funding from Te Puni Kokiri.

5 consecutive Monday nights
Starting 2nd August 2021
August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

Time: 6.30 to 7.50 pm (followed by supper)

Venue: Waiau Hall

Group is limited to 18 places (by registration only). Registration now closed

Details and registration here

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 will be in Rangiora starting August 15th and will be on 5 consecutive Sundays

4.30- 5.50 pm

15 Aug, 22Aug, 29 Aug, 2 Sept, 12 Sept

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

Details and regisitration

Also available to teams and workplaces. 

Group is limited to 18 places.

This course is run as a not for profit community course

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 (4 available, 3 left)

Introduction to Mindfulness and Meditation Courses (Mindfulness Works)

Rangiora Intro course

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

Next course starts: September

Details and tickets here

Mindful Self Compassion Workshop

Reduce stress by being on your own side.

The next workshop will be fully funded, through The Community Mindfulness Project for North Canterbury residents.

8th August, 1-5 pm

Sorry we are full to go on waitlist please email me kate@mindfulnessnc.nz

Watch this space next workshop coming in September!


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 mini mindfulness retreat: October

see details here 

Day long retreat: 14th November 10.30 -16.30

For those who have done an MBSR or the like/ experience with mindfulness practices.


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.