top of page


Here are some of our stories from around our organisation.

Running for Recovery

No matter what the weather, John* now looks forward to his 5.45am morning starts.
John rises early twice each week to meet and train alongside other members of Odyssey House Trust Christchurch's residential running group “Speed Freaks”... Read more

Building Fundraising
Official Opening of CCS

Health Minister Hon Dr. David Clark was treated to a rousing haka by the residents of Christchurch's Odyssey House as he arrived at the official opening of the recently expanded premises of Tūhauora - Christchurch's Central Service. ... Read more

Fill Their Lunchbox
Comedy Fundraising

Australian comedian and actor Jon Bennett recently volunteered to perform his award winning show 'Fire in the Meth Lab' to inmates at Christchurch Men's Prison.

Read more

Women's Rehab at Odyssey

Established in 1986, Odyssey House Trust Christchurch has led the way in the local provision of therapeutic treatment and support for people affected by alcohol and drug addiction... Read more

A chance encounter saw local social enterprise “Fill Their Lunchbox” (FTLB) and Odyssey House Christchurch collaborate, providing lunches to feed hungry children and the opportunity for Odyssey House residents to give back to their community.... Read more


The South Island's only women's intensive residential addiction service in a bid to curb the growing number of women in prisons.

See the video

When meth takes over...

Rex* could have bought his first house when he returned home from working overseas in his early 20s with $100,000 in the bank.
Instead he quickly "blew through" the money as a methamphetamine addiction took hold and began dominating his life.

Read more

Social Enterprise with Switched On Group
Carpenter's Tools

Have a look at our social enterprise with Switched On Group and Odyssey House.

Watch the Video

bottom of page