"Whaia te pae tawhiti kia mau, ko te pae tata whakamauakia tina, hui e tāiki e"
Pursue the distant horizons of your aspirations, hold fast to those you achieve.


Upcoming Healthy Christchurch Seminar

Healthy Christchurch invites to you to come along to an upcoming lunchtime seminar:

  • Wednesday 30th May: Overeaters Anonymous.
  • Monday 11th June: Community and Stakeholder Engagement with Chris Mene.
  • Thursday 21st June: NFP/TSO Engagement with the Advisory Group (extended session).

Register online for these popular seminars from local organisations and groups. A confirmation email and calendar appointment will be sent to you on receipt of your registration.

Find out more about these seminars and other Healthy Christchurch activities.

Welcome to Healthy Christchurch

Healthy Christchurch is a CDHB-led intersectoral collaborative partnership based on the WHO Healthy Cities model.

The key idea is that all sectors and groups have a role to play in creating a healthy city, whether their specific focus is recreation, employment, youth, environmental enhancement, transport, housing or any other aspect of city life.

This intersectoral initiative aims at foster collaboration between organisations who have signed The Healthy Christchurch Charter.

Read the Healthy Christchurch Charter.

There are currently over 200 Charter Signatories, ranging from government agencies, businesses, voluntary sector groups, networks and residents associations. The specialist focus of the signatories ranges from children's welfare to sport, from the arts to literacy.

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News headlines from Healthy Christchurch and from Healthy Christchurch signatories. For more news click here.

  • Pipes flushed to reduce chlorine taste

    Christchurch City Council Newsline: 24th May 2018 Christchurch City Council staff are taking steps to reduce the taste and smell of chlorine in the water supply following public feedback
  • Practical solution for bus users from Long-Term Plan deliberations

    Environment Canterbury media release: 23rd May 2018 The Councillors deliberated on the submissions received on the draft Long-Term Plan 2018-28 at the Environment Canterbury Council meeting on Wednesday 23rd May), and in particular the community input reg
  • Fantastic KidsFest fun on the way

    Christchurch City Council Newsline: 24th May 2018 Grab a hot-off-the-press KidsFest guide so you can make sure the school holidays are full of cool activities
  • Study Public Health in Christchurch

    Apply now for study commencing in July and September 2018! Do you have a background in health-related work and/or an undergraduate degree in any discipline? Are you curious about big topics like how do we prevent disease, prolong life and reduce health i
  • Sex and Consequences seminar at Community and Public Health

    Come along to this FREE Sex and Consequences seminar on sexual health issues and topics. There will be time for questions, discussion and networking alongside the presentations. Date: Wednesday 6th June 2018.Time: 1 to 5pm including afternoon tea
  • Stepping stone in Quarryman's Trail

    Christchurch City Council Newsline: 23rd May 2018 The first stage of a cycle route that will eventually connect Halswell and the central city is nearing completion with the last few intersections and crossings opening soon
  • Special Lunchtime Seminar: Advisory Group Engagement with NFP TSO Sector

    Kia ora koutou. You are invited to a special extended FREE Healthy (Greater) Christchurch event - Not for Profit/Third Sector Organisations Engagement with the Advisory Group. Date: Thursday 21st June 2018.Time: 12.15 to 2
  • 2018 Matariki Forum for the Third Sector

    Come along and hear big new ideas for us and our children after us at this forum. Mō tātou ā mō kā uri ā muri ake nei - Ngāi Tahu whakataukī. The guest feature speaker will Third Sector Minister Peeni Henare
  • Upcoming community education seminar from Dementia Canterbury

    Each month Dementia Canterbury runs FREE Community Education Seminars. These seminars are designed for families and whānau supporting someone with dementia. Register online to attend these Dementia Canterbury Community Education Seminars

Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch