Street and Garden Awards were set up over 70 years ago to encourage civic pride and acknowledge those who have contributed to maintaining the image of Christchurch as the Garden City by beautifying their streets and gardens.
Gardens in the below Community Board areas will be considered for Street and Garden Awards in 2023:
These awards are administered by the Christchurch Beautifying Association with the support of Christchurch City Council.
For further information please contact awards coordinator, Ron Andrew, at 03 332 8128, or visit christchurchbeautifyingassn.org.nz(external link).
14 January to 5 February 2023
Judges select streets city-wide for nomination for Street and Garden Awards.
13 to 20 February 2023
Volunteer judges from the Christchurch Beautifying Association will visit 4,000 streets throughout Christchurch to select award-winning gardens city-wide.
Judges select award-winners by viewing all gardens that are visible from the street. Judges take into account community effort (50%), general appearance (30%) and contributing gardens (20%).
Early March 2023
Category winners of the Street and Garden Awards will be listed in the Star newspaper.
Early April 2023
Street and Garden Award presentation hosted by Christchurch Beautifying Association.
Winning streets will receive a plaque to be hung prominently in the street, and each gardener in the street will be presented with a certificate.