Running an event

To contact the Events Partnerships & Development team email

For a list of resources, companies and entertainers for making your sport or recreational event a success, download our affordable recreation, sport and event equipment for hire to Community groups [PDF, 4.7 MB]

Listing an event

Criteria for listing an event on the Council website.

Events and festivals sponsorship fund

The purpose of the Events and Festivals Fund is to provide sponsorship to develop a city wide calendar of events that enhance Christchurch.

Events policy framework

The Council plays a number of significant roles in the development and support of events in the city.

Event accessibility toolkit

Information for event organisers to consider when planning an event.

Walking Festival 2018

The Breeze Walking Festival provides a chance for all Cantabrians to ‘put some spring in their step’ and explore their region.

Street parties

Organising a street party is a great way to get to know all the neighbours living in your street.

Drones and remotely piloted aircraft

There are some important rules and guidelines to follow when using a drone or remotely piloted aircraft system.