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Love Your TimeBank Week (Sept 23-30)

The Connecting Mid Canterbury Charitable Trust invites you to join with them in celebrating the first year of their initiatives; the Mid Canterbury TimeBank & Learning Exchange.

Scavenger Hunt Competition

All week

From Sept 23 TimeBank signs will appear on members’ fences and Scavenger Hunt forms will be available to download here or collect from the Ashburton Public Library or Community House. Head to the 13 addresses listed on the form to find the clues needed to complete the TimeBank story. Drop your form in to the Library, Community House or bring them to the Birthday Celebration (Sinclair Centre) on Sunday Sept 30, where the winners will be drawn at 3.30pm. If you’re not up for the Scavenger Hunt you can still be in to win by taking a Silly Selfie in front of one of the clue signs and posting it in the competition thread on our Facebook page.

Prizes supplied by these Ashburton businesses:

Information Sessions

Wednesday September 26th

12pm & 1pm

  • 12pm - TimeBank & Learning Exchange Presentation

  • 1pm -  How can organisations, groups and schools be involved?

Anyone is welcome to come along on the day and learn more about the TimeBank and Learning Exchange.
First part is a general session for everyone, there will be a short break for refreshments, then from 1pm the workshop will cover how groups and organisations can benefit from being involved. Suitable for volunteers, representatives from schools, groups and social service organisations.

Feel free to come to either or both sessions at Community House, 44 Cass st. Ashburton

Starter Session

Thursday September 27th
5:15pm - 6.45pm

This session is for those who want to join the TimeBank. We will go over the basics of timebanking and show you how to use the members site. Held at Community House, 44 Cass st. Ashburton.
Register for this by emailing​

Car Wash

Saturday September 29th 10am - 1pm

Car Wash Fundraiser - cnr Park & Havelock Streets. For only $5 you can get your car washed by friendly timebankers! Help us raise funds for the TimeBank.

1st Birthday Celebration !

Sunday September 30th 2-4pm

We welcome newcomers, locals, young and old to pop down to the Sinclair Centre, Park St. Ashburton, to celebrate the first birthday of the TimeBank and Learning Exchange. There will be stalls, activities, games, demonstrations & afternoon tea available.
This is a free event and a great way to see the TimeBank in action. You may want to bring some cash for raffles, some games and competitions. You can just look on or join in with the hands-on activities (flax weaving, pikelet making etc.)

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