Culture and community

We're a city with a unique and diverse blend of heritage, art, public spaces, and cultural events.

Art and museums

We're a city with a unique and diverse blend of historic art, public spaces and cultural events.

Central City Christchurch

Explore, live, work, visit and invest in Ōtautahi-Christchurch's Central City.

Christchurch City Libraries

20 libraries around Ōtautahi Christchurch and Banks Peninsula Te Pataka o Rakaihautū.

Community awards and ceremonies

Acknowledge those who have contributed to Christchurch.

Community facilities

Buildings and facilities that can be booked for meetings, small events, recreation or other group gatherings.

Community funding

Assistance for community groups, sports teams, running events, those in financial distress, and more.

Community-led development

Tools and programmes to support the delivery of improvements to the city and your environment.


Find out more about the history of our city and our Council.

Strengthening communities

Active and connected communities own their own future.

Stats and facts on Christchurch

A wide range of statistics, facts and demographic profiles on Christchurch City.

Volunteer in your community

Make a difference on your own, with your family, workmates, neighbours or other people like you.