Community organisations

The below information provides links to websites that can inform you of local community activities and events as well as innovative community initiatives taking place in your community.

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT)

Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) is rebuilding the city’s earthquake damaged roads, fresh water, wastewater and stormwater networks. Visit the website to see what works are planned and to you informed about what's happening in your neighbourhood. 

For more information see:

CINCH (Community INformation Christchurch)

CINCH (Community INformation Christchurch) is an online community directory of community organisations, clubs and continuing education course providers in the greater Christchurch area.

For more information see: is a free on-line events calendar for Christchurch and Canterbury, that promotes what is going on in the city - and its neighbouring districts.

For more information see:

Gap Filler

Gap Filler is a creative urban regeneration initiative that aims to temporarily activate vacant sites within Christchurch with creative projects for community benefit, to make for a more interesting, dynamic and vibrant city.

For more information see:

Greening the Rubble

Greening the Rubble is a community project aimed at creating temporary public parks and gardens on sites of demolished buildings, usually in commercial rather than residential streets.

For more information see:

Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action is a Christchurch based charitable trust that works to keep our community warm. They offer subsidised insulation and heating grants, free and impartial energy advice and free recycled curtains for those on low incomes. Some energy efficiency products are available from their website, including Do-It-Yourself window insulation.

For more information see: