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Founders Field

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For over 30 years, Living Springs has identified the need for a playing field near to its main campus. In 2015 that dream began to become a reality. We are proud to share with you Founders Field.
Founders Field will be a large-scale, flat playing area that provides Living Springs with an area for team sports, concerts, jamborees and fairs.
A trip to Living Springs is a ‘rite of passage’ for our young people. It is a place where lifelong memories are made.
The development of Founders Field will take the commitment of the founders to the next level. The founders were committed to a place that would “create high-quality environments where people have experiences that enrich them as human beings, enable them to grow stronger together, and inspire them to live life to the full”.
Founders Field is intended to be a Platform for Greatness for all who visit Living Springs!



Living Springs has not asked for help from the community before, but now we want to invite you to support this amazing project.
This project is a considerable undertaking, but it is an idea whose time has come. Our fundraising is going well and we are almost three quarters of the way there!


"Living Springs have lots of adventure sports on offer; however what they don’t have at the moment is an area where you can play ball sports. There’s something special that comes from a bunch of people knocking a ball around. As a father, I know the value of spaces that can bring kids together. It’s something that’s also really important for communities."

Reuben Thorne, All Black Legend


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"We fly young people into Living Springs from all around NZ several times a year and though I have run workshops in other places, never have I found a place quite like this, this place is amazing. It is a natural healing environment just to come up here, the views are superb, the food is excellent and the staff are unbelievably supportive."            David Garb, Canteen NZ


We need your help to turn this dream into a reality for the benefit of today’s children and for future generations of young Cantabrians.
Be part of the journey and donate today. 
You can donate in a variety of ways:

Online banking
BNZ account 02-0842-0009837-001
Credit Card donation  
Please call the office (03) 329-9788 and we can process a Visa payment over the phone. 
Post a cheque or make a donation in person
Living Springs
218 Bamfords Road
RD1 Lyttelton
Come and visit us and bring your donation with you...we always have coffee on offer! 


Living Springs is a Charitable Trust and as such donations to Living Springs may be eligible for tax rebates.








Living Springs

218 Bamfords Road
RD1 Lyttelton

Living Springs Trust is the official name of the Living Springs Trust of the organisation.  Living Springs is a NZ charitable trust for trading/registration purpose.  

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