Welcome. Kia ora! Vanakkam.

In 1995 group of Tamils lived in Christchurch region realised the need of formal representation of Tamils in the Canterbury region. As a result of this the Canterbury Tamil Society was formed in 1996. The society represents Tamils living in the Canterbury region and actively involve in promoting Tamil language and its cultural values to their younger generations.

Our Objectives

  • To promote Tamil Language education, Culture and Sports.
  • To foster improved relationship between Tamil community and other communities in New Zealand.
  • To show solidarity to and support humanitarian causes relating to Tamil speaking communities.
  • To help and assist any community or relief organisation

Latest Updates

Thaipongal & Annual Prize Giving Day – 2019
Dear Members and Friends, It is with great pleasure that the Canterbury Tamil Society (CTS) cordially invites you all to
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Annual picnic and BBQ – 2018
Dear Members and Friends,Canterbury Tamil Society Annual picnic and BBQ will be:When: Tuesday, 25th December 2018 (Christmas day)Time:10:00am onwardsWhere: Picnic area 2,
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Deepavali Invitation
Dear Members and Friends, It is with great pleasure that the Canterbury Tamil Society (CTS) cordially invites you all to
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