Welcome to WAVE South Canterbury

WAVE stands for "Well-being and Vitality in Education". The wording of the name illustrates the link between health and education.

WAVE is a framework for intersectoral work aimed at creating and supporting healthier environments for children and young people in South Canterbury.  [Read More]

This website features an online reservation system for resources available to education settings participating in WAVE.


Breaking News


It is now located in WAVE's main office at 18 Woollcombe Street.  Access to the Resource Centre is from the back of the building - entrance is off Barnard Street through the car park.  Drive through and park near the exterior stairwell.

A map can be found here.


Latest News

News Icon WAVE in the media! Check out the latest articles here!

 Issue 50 August 2019 (1)

WAVE Newsletter- August 2019

The WAVE Newsletter reaches it's 50th Issue!  Check out the new look here!


Upcoming Events


Registrations for Korohi O Te Pēpi close on Friday 6 September.
Registration Form can be found here.
Contact your WAVE Facilitator for more information.


5+ A Day Challenge for Early Childhood Educators

Term 4's challenge runs from Monday 21 October to Friday 29 November 2019.  How do you encourage gardening skills for children and whānau?  Ideas, tips, prizes and how to enter below.

ECE 5+A Day Challenge Term4


How WAVE has helped 

Check out this video on how WAVE has helped and supported Rural Scholars ELC in their work with tamariki.