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Last reviewed: Wed, 30 May 2012

KiwiAble Leisure Card

The KiwiAble Leisure Card is an initiative of Christchurch City Council, Recreation and Sports Unit. It aims to help reduce the cost of participating in recreation, sport and leisure for disabled people.

  • It is free for people within Christchurch
  • It provides discounts at a large number of recreation and leisure facilities throughout Canterbury

Download the KiwiAble Leisure Card information Booklet [PDF 855KB] to see all the benefits currently available to KiwiAble Leisure Card holders.

Who can get one?

You are eligible if you:
  • are on an Invalids Benefit, or
  • are on a Sickness Benefit, or
  • are on long-term ACC (52 weeks or more), or
  • are on NZ Superannuation and a Disability Allowance, or
  • are under 16 and one of the following:
    • Receive a Child Disability Allowance
    • Member of a recognised disability organisation
    • Have a letter of confirmation from your Doctor or School

How to apply

Complete the application form and include:

  • A recent passport-style photo of the applicant, and
  • A letter of confirmation of eligibility (e.g. a letter received in the last 12 months from Work and Income stating what benefit you are entitled to)

Send these to:

Inclusive Communities Coordinator
Recreation & Sports Unit
Christchurch City Council
PO Box 73016
Christchurch Mail Centre
Christchurch 8140



Application form

Download the KiwiAble Leisure Card Application Form [PDF 248KB]


Authorising Unit: Recreation and Sport

Last reviewed: Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Next review: Friday, 30 November 2012

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