Each of the six metropolitan Council wards elect two Councillors. One Councillor is elected by the Banks Peninsula ward.
The Board is supported by the Community Board Support Team which provides advice to the Board and ensures that the Board has the information it needs to assist it in making decisions. The team arranges board meetings and produces agendas for those meetings as well as providing information to people who want to come and speak with the Board.
The Community Boards allocate funding for:
Community boards give:
The Christchurch City Council delegates a number of powers to community boards in relation to local issues. Those delegations can be found in the Register of Delegations [PDF 962KB].