The Canterbury Men’s Centre takes care of Canterbury men in pursuing our aim of Happy Healthy Canterbury Men. We do this in the following ways:

– Counselling: solo and couples Counselling in Christchurch, Ashburton and Rangiora. 

– taking care of men that have experienced sexual trauma at any time in their life Survivors

– taking care of dads Care for Canterbury Dads.

We also do research, support men’s sheds, produce The Blokes Book, produce The Fun for Older Men book, and do whatever we can to accomplish our mission

What the CMC Offers

About The Canterbury Men's Centre

The Canterbury Men’s Centre emerged from the August 2007 Men’s Issues Summit. Since then our CEO, staff and board have been diligently working on achieving our mission statement of Healthy Happy Canterbury Men.

The Blokes’ Book Canterbury

The Blokes’ Book is a listing of Canterbury agencies and services relevant to men’s health and well-being. They are free, so please order some by writing to and telling us how many you would like.


We make it easy for you to get the support you need and make the most of life.

Care for Male Survivors of Sexual Trauma

We have peer support workers that have been trained to help men make sense of what happened as well as how to move on.

For Men

A summary of our other projects relevant to men in Canterbury.
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Let’s Share Some Interesting Numbers

Counselling Hours /year

Counselling Appointments

Volunteer Hours /year

Get in Touch with the Canterbury Men's Centre

We would love to hear from you. Send us a message today.

21 Marshland Rd, Shirley, Christchurch

Call Us: 03 365 9000 | or Text Us: 022 302 4966 (SMS only)

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